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USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament

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Determination – to win and have fun – proved the successful strategy for the top team in the 44th USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament (ABMT), fished out of IGY’s American Yacht Harbor marina, August 15 to 19. Rod Windley, of …

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New IGY Marina Program Gives Back to Local Communities

"Inspire Giving Through You" by IGY Marinas:Repairs and maintenance to a community pool facility in St. Thomas is on the list of IGY projects. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Loveland

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 …

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Caribbean Big Sport Fishing Tournament Schedule 2013

International Billfish Tournament Puerto Rico - Club Nautico de San Juan angler Jose Vicente fights Blue on Kamajoe. Photo courtesy of Virginia de los Reyes CNSJ

They don’t have passports or visas. They don’t clear customs and immigration. Yet they are welcomed like royalty and Hollywood celebrities everywhere they visit. In fact, there is hardly an island in the Caribbean that doesn’t pay homage to the …

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USVI Open / Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament

Puerto Rico’s Peje wins Top Boat in the Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament – (from left): William Oquendo, Capt. Juan Antonio Garcia, Javier Aldrey, Jose Pazos, Carlos Garcia and Carlos Chapel. Photo: Dean Barnes

There was a five-way tie for top boat going into the fourth and final day of fishing in the 40th Anniversary USVI Open Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament (ABMT), nicknamed the ‘Boy Scout Tournament’ for the event’s chief beneficiary. Yet only …

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