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Making Waves & Money for VISAR


On June 5, Andrew Ball spent almost two hours swimming on his back from Saba Rock to Leverick Bay Resort and Marina in Virgin Gorda’s North Sound. By the time he stood on solid ground, his legs were wobbly and …

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Be a Volunteer!

VISAR volunteers in action. Photo courtesy of VISAR

Short-term seasonal cruisers to the Caribbean or life-long sailors who have made the region their home can make a difference to the islands’ people and wildlife. Here is a sampling of seven ways that you can volunteer.   2nd Life …

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VISAR’s Swim the Sound BVI and Waterworld

Female swimmers made the most wake during the fourth annual Swim the Sound fundraiser for Virgin Islands Search and Rescue on June 3rd in Virgin Gorda’s North Sound. The top finishers in the two and three mile races were Amanda …

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Common Medical Emergencies Aboard Sailing Race Boats

Image courtesy of Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue

There’s nothing like the wind in your hair, sea spray on your face, and that feeling of sheer adrenalin-pumping exhilaration when the start gun sounds and you’re off racing. Unfortunately, there are downsides to competitive sailing. Boom bangs, sunburn and …

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