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The 11 Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing, Yachting and Boating

 We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a place and know a place you must get away from …

Why Grenada Is a Must-Visit Sailing Destination

 The Spice Isle has some wind in its sails. Grenada’s tri-island destination is increasingly a hub for top-level sailors, and it’s easy to see why: perfect conditions, a welcoming community and, well, spectacular water. And then there’s Grenada as sailing …

A Major Sailing Competition Is Coming to Barbados

 Barbados wins bid By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship, one of the world’s leading sailing events. The event is expected to attract 100 of the world’s best sailors, along …

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 Sailing the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the Caribbean’s sailing capital: the British Virgin Islands. And the latest Caribbean Journal video takes you to the British Virgin Islands, where CJ recently sailed a Moorings 4800 catamaran to …

 Above: Club Nautico de San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico will play host to this year’s Caribbean Dinghy Championships. The Club Nautico de San Juan will host the event, which will be taking place Oct. 16-18. “CNSJ …

 Above: a Moorings 48-foot catamaran called “Friend Ship” By Alexander Britell IT’S TWO O’CLOCK on Prickly Pear. Lal has just made us some ti’ punches with the last bit of Rhum St James left on the island. It’s not a bottle that will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua is getting ready for one of the Caribbean’s leading sailing celebrations: Antigua Sailing Week. This year’s Sailing Week will be the 48th edition of the annual event, which includes everything from parties and contests …

 Above: Carnival Triumph in Dominica The Carnival Triumph made its first-ever call to Dominica this week. This was the 2,754-passenger Triumph’s only scheduled call to Dominica during the 2014/2015 season. “The relationship between Carnival Cruise Lines and Dominica began in …

 Above: Richard Branson pops champagne on the Necker Island beach By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Ben Ainslie, one of the world’s greatest sailors was sailing past Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands when his boat …

 Above: sailing in St Kitts and Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has officially launched its first-ever National Yachting Policy. The new policy, which was unveiled this week, aims to develop a “sustainable yachting …

 IT’S THAT time of year again. During March and April, the Caribbean plays host to some of the finest yachting events in the world. Each year, the top international circuit of sailing comes to the region, and the best events …

 Above: the winners of the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge By the Caribbean Journal staff The spirit of Antigua and Barbuda was on full display this weekend in the Hamptons for the second annual Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge. The …

 Above: sailing in Grenada (Photos by Grenada Board of Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is readying for yachting and sailing season with a full calendar of races on the waters of the tri-island state in 2013. There are …