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Blitz Blitzes at Four Caribbean Regattas in a Row

With her distinctive paint job, Blitz stormed through the season winning four regattas in a row. Photo: Dean Barnes

Reggae and rum are only half the fun of Caribbean regattas. Out on the water, there’s serious racing by teams with strictly planned campaigns, strategically prepared boats and skillfully trained crew. A wonderful example of one of the best this …

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12-volt Caframo Taku hatch fan

The 12-volt Caframo® Taku hatch fan, winner of a Pittman Innovation Award, is designed to provide both powerful ventilation to remove hot, stale air from the cabin and quiet circulation to move air throughout. A unique locking suction cup mounting …

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A Successful Inaugural Mahi Mayhem Tournament

To the victor go the spoils … and the cash

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Captain Alvin and his crew aboard Emmanuel, from St Thomas, swept the board at the first annual Mahi Mayhem fishing tournament held in May. They scooped the $5,000 top prize for heaviest mahi at 33lb; …

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29th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament Set for July 16

L to R: Tamika Turbe (Third Largest Kingfish and Best Female), Captain Alvin Turbe (Best Captain), Gerald Greaux, Jr, Gilbert Laban (Largest Kingfish and Best Male Angler) and Joshua Laban. Credit: Dean Barnes

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Calling all fisherman! The 29th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament – the inshore fishing tournament that offers the best prizes and attracts more participants that any other of its kind in the U.S. Virgin Islands – …

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Light, Strong Exhaust Tube Provides Lasting Durability

For maximum horsepower, performance-oriented boat owners and builders optimize every aspect of their exhaust systems. Top-quality fiberglass tubing from Marine Exhaust Systems provides the gas flow that these vessels need to excel on the water. Each section of tubing is …

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52nd July Open Billfish Tournament Kicks Off

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The 52nd July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) – the longest annually held angling contest in the Virgin Islands hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club (VIGFC) – kicks-off Tuesday July 28th with a fleet …

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Ten Caribbean Islands You Can Only Reach By Boat

Green Island, Antigua. Courtesy of Nonsuch Bay Resort, Antigua

You can’t reach these islands by planes, trains or automobiles. It takes a boat, private or public, sail or power, to get you to these delightful off-the-beaten track destinations.   Green Island, Antigua This private island, owned by the Mill …

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Save the Blue

Photo courtesy of Select Yachts

For the longest time, the crew on private and charter yachts have been trying to implement ways to become more environmentally friendly. Obviously there are many things to consider from garbage disposal, used oil and holding tanks, to fuel consumption. …

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NEWS: Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option

Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option

Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option “If it isn’t broke, fix it anyway” could be the rationale behind Hinckley’s decision to make Volvo’s popular IPS pod-drive system available on its 2014 Talaria 48 and Picnic Boat. For more than 20 years, …

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