The Sea is the lifeblood of the Caribbean. As such, boats are both an ages-old and contemporary method of traveling from island-to-island. One thing every vessel has in common, whether workboats or recreational cruisers, with one hull or more, or ...

IGY Rodney Bay Marina’s operations manager presented a brand-new marine VHF radio to the Royal St. Lucia Police from the Gros-Islet station ...

Does all this add up to transient slips being at a premium in Caribbean marinas? ...

There’s no need to pack a season’s worth of food when cruising from the U.S. or Europe to winter in the Caribbean. What’s more, you can buy virtually anything and everything you need, from fresh meats, dairy, fruits and vegetables ...

The traditional ‘winter’ holidays come alive in an extra special way in the Caribbean. There’s everything from boat parades, tree lightings and caroling to celebrate the season, to fireworks, parties and raft-ups to see in the New Year. Here’s a ...

Dream Yacht Charters have opened new bases at Robert’s Grove Marina in Placencia, Belize, and in St. Lucia at Rodney Bay Marina. Belize boasts 450 cays, the world’s second longest unbroken barrier reef, the awesome 1,000ft-wide blue hole and three ...

Maybe you live in a cold climate and dream of a career on warm tropical seas. Or, perhaps the Caribbean is home, but you’re stuck behind a desk and yearn to work on one of the yachts that cruise by ...

Thank you to everyone for your warm wishes for IGY’s personnel and marinas affected by Hurricane Irma. We are truly grateful to have a resilient and committed team who, along with their loved ones, have endured throughout this ordeal. IGY ...

Sport fishing is a sport enjoyed around the globe. In the U.S., 46 million Americans or nearly 16 percent of the population ages 6 and older fishes for pleasure, according to the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s 2015 Special Report ...

It takes a very special person to fill the shoes of such a globally loved figure as Santa Claus. Yet a quintet of men around the Caribbean are just a few who do just this each year. Each shares a ...

There might not be snow and sleigh rides, but the spirit of the yuletide holidays is alive throughout the Caribbean. Here is a sampling of nautical holiday happenings. LIGHTED BOAT PARADES Deck your decks with lights, ornaments and festively-dressed crew. ...

There’s a saying among sport fishermen: The name of the sport is fishing, not catching. Now, an ages old concept is receiving renewed interest by sport fishermen. Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) are on the rise in waters off many Caribbean ...

Boys and girls enrolled in the Marine Vocational Program (MVP)’s learn to swim classes at the St. Thomas Swimming Association’s (STSA) pool in Red Hook had a big surprise waiting for them on the last Saturday in February. The Sunday ...

A new initiative is linking sea and shore-side communities. ‘Inspire Giving through You’ is a community-based initiative launched in November by IGY Marinas, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-headquartered international marina network spanning two hemispheres. The first projects get underway this month in ...

Teamwork proved the ticket to success for Trinidad’s Jerome McQuilken, who with his team aboard the 50ft Viking, Vesper, won Best Boat with eight blue marlin releases at the 24th St. Lucia International Billfish Tournament. That’s not all! McQuilken caught ...

Known for its peaks listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the country island of St. Lucia is more than just the Pitons and extravagant weddings at coastal resorts so popular with Europeans and North Americans looking to tie ...

Cheers from the spectator boat must have been heard in Martinique as Sugar Beach Attitude raced across the finish line of the final race in the 2013 Saint Lucia Mango Bowl Regatta. The local team, skippered by St Lucia Yacht ...

In the Caribbean, Santa is more likely to cruise down the chimney in a dinghy than arrive on a sleigh. The region definitely doesn’t lack for festivities and a true seasonal spirit during the December holidays. Here’s a sampling of ...

The savvy skill of finding the fishing ‘hot spots’ earned Vesper the Champion Boat title at the 23rd St. Lucia International Billfish Tournament, held October 1-4 out of IGY’s Rodney Bay Marina. The Trinidadian team aboard the Viking 50 released ...

Editor’s Note: Updated: September 10, 2019 Where there are boats, there are boatyards. Given that the Caribbean islands are surrounded by water, and that everything from power to sail, mini to mega, multi and mono plies these waters for transportation, ...