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In Tortola, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are no …

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Sunsail Adding New Catamarans to Caribbean Fleet

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury boat charter firm Sunsail is adding a pair of new Lagoon catamarans to its Caribbean fleet, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has added two new Lagoon-made models: the Sunsail 464 (Lagoon 46) and …

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VIDEO: Finding Paradise in Abaco

 By Guy Britton It’s a short boat ride to Tahiti Beach from Elbow Cay. But when you get to this secret sandbar you’ve truly found paradise, here in the heart of the Abaco chain of The Bahamas.  It’s a thin, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing around the British Virgin Islands on a charter boat is one of the ultimate Caribbean getaways. But if you’re a solo traveler, a couple or a small group, it’s not always practical or easy …

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 “These are the perfect boat shoes,” I said to myself, in moments moving from the pool into a marble-floored cigar bar. When you travel to the Caribbean as much as I do, you need shoes that are versatile, stylish and, …

 A floating pizzeria? In a spot off the southeastern coast of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, it’s a reality. Pizza Pi, which debuted in Christmas Cove last year, is the Caribbean’s first-ever pizza boat. The brainchild of award-winning chef and …

 After many hours in the sun, after a few too many ti’ punches, you hear it. There isn’t the traditional Mr. Softee jingle. It’s more of a high-pitched honk, but it gets your attention. And that’s important when you’re trying …

 THERE’S A certain kind of luxury found in remoteness — in the feeling that you are truly a world away. Part of that means finding a place that requires a bit more of a journey. The following Caribbean hotels offer …

 Above: migrants at sea (Photo: UNHRC/A Di Loreto) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is expressing concern at the recent incident in which a boat of migrants from Haiti capsized in the Bahamas. That …

 Above: the Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba will soon have a new sculpture for its collection. The work, by Italian artist Renzo Orvieto, was donated by fellow Italian Franco …

 Above: TCI By Alexander Britell Turks and Caicos Islands officials said they intercepted a vessel carrying 168 migrants from Haiti early Monday morning. All 168 passengers have been transferred to the territory’s Detention Centre for “processing and repatriation,” the government …

 Above: the vessel which landed on Cayman Brac (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Cuban vessel with 28 people on board landed Wednesday afternoon in Cayman Brac, the government announced. There were 27 males and one female on …