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St. Croix – Snorkel, Dive, Sail, Kayak and More

(courtesy – USVI Dept. of Tourism)

Many come for the entertainment or shopping, but St. Croix has a coastline providing plenty more to do just offshore.

Scuba and snorkel: A popular destination for diving is small Buck Island. It’s actually Buck Island Reef National Monument. There’s just one authorized dive operator, Caribbean Sea Adventures, […]

Caribbean Yacht Racing and Sailing Events for Spring 2012

(courtesy – Barbados Tourism Authority)

Some come to watch or support, some come to defend a title, others come to take part in the wider events surrounding an offshore race that’s a prominent annual feature. From Jamaica to Barbados to St. Martin, the high points on the calendar of major Caribbean yacht racing kick […]

St. Thomas Day Sails – Local and Inter-Island

Fury Charters

Fine marinas, experienced sailing operators, state-of-the-art sailing craft, and some of the most amazing coastlines on this side of the Caribbean make St. Thomas ideal for getting offshore for an excellent day sail.

Many of the established day sail operators are based either on the eastern end of St. Thomas at […]

Virgin Gorda

While it’s a longtime favorite port of call with the international yachting crowd, Virgin Gorda, BVI also draws in other savvy Caribbean travelers who appreciate its low-key, tranquil atmosphere. Whether you anchor at one of the first-class marinas or stay at one of the leading properties, you can be as secluded or as active as […]

Water Sports in Grenada

(courtesy – Grenada Board of Tourism)

From city-side bays to remote inlets and coves, the tri-island state of Grenada‘s coastal formations along with the diversity of marine activity operators add up to an excellent mix of water sport options. Some of what you can expect to find and enjoy:

Diving and Snorkeling – With […]

Sailing Excursion Classics Around the Caribbean

Even if you cannot take the time to skipper your own private yacht on a sailing excursion between various ports of call around the Caribbean, you can still make time to enjoy a half-day or full-day yachting experience at the island you are visiting already. My wife and I, along with our young son, have […]

Jamaica – Montego Bay’s Water Sport Adventures

Paddle, kayak, sail off Montego Bay (H. Peat)

While it has other attractions on land that make it a strong draw for many travelers to Jamaica, the coastline areas along and near Montego Bay also make it a prime destination for any category of water sport enthusiast.

Where anyone can start:

There are facilities […]

Caribbean Luxury Marinas: 5 First-Class Island Ports

Marina at Cap Cana (credit: Cap Cana)

From glittering yachting meccas in the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic to more distant ports in St. Lucia, Antigua or St. Martin – here’s what you find at the full-service, high-end luxury marinas that have appeared at the best harbors of the region.

Bahamas – Bimini Bay […]

Scrub Island – Seafaring Luxury on a British Virgin Islet

Don’t be fooled by the name of this newest resort in the British Virgin Islands to come along in 15 years – Scrub Island has plenty that’s lush enough to suit the most demanding of travel tastes. Before you go, consider first the pedigree in its small history: this hilly, 230-acre island was discovered by […]

Sailing in St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis are sister Islands located in the Caribbean in the northern most part of the Leeward Islands. St. Kitts and Nevis are considered by many to be two of the most beautiful islands in all of the Caribbean. Scattered throughout the Islands you will find dusty sandy white beaches, […]