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Grenada Sailing Week Is Making Its Return

 Grenada’s premier sailing event is making its triumphant return later this month, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  Grenada Sailing Week is set for Jan. 27-30 at the island’s Petite Calivigny Yacht Club.  The regatta will be a one-off departure from the …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Grenada

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Ronald Bell, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset at the Grenada Yacht Club.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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US Virgin Islands Primed for Big Yacht Charter Season

 The US Virgin Islands has seen significant growth in its yacht charter season amid the pandemic — and that’s expected to continue into 2022.  Indeed, many yachts have near to fully booked seasons, according to the organizers of the recently-held USVI …

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ritz-carlton marriott bonvoy

 The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, which will begin its sailings to the Caribbean next year, is joining Marriott Bonvoy.  That means Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and redeem points for voyages on the company’s boutique cruise ships.  “It is exciting to …

caribbean yacht bitter end

 Before the storm, it was a Caribbean Mecca.  And then Hurricane Irma came to the British Virgin Islands, and Virgin Gorda’s legendary Bitter End Yacht Club was no more.  But now, after four years of hard work, the Bitter End …

bahamas staniel cay yacht club moorings

 One of the top yachting destinations in The Bahamas has expanded with 21 new moorings near its marina, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The addition provides what the property called “a much-needed secure mooring option for boaters in the area while …

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 The Bahamas is looking to tap into the increasingly popular charter yacht market, as demand for the industry continues to grow. Accordingly, the destination held a special Bahamas Charter Yacht Show in West Palm Beach this week.  The two-day, charter …

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 The US Virgin Islands has kicked off its charter yacht industry with the hosting of the USVI Charter Yacht Show.  Last week’s event, held with rigorous health and safety protocols, brought more than 50 charter yacht brokers, with another 100 …

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 The US Virgin Islands is open again for tourism, and the destination’s popular destination of St Thomas has a fine collection of resorts ranging from budget-friendly, in-town hotels to luxurious retreats like the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. Magan’s Bay is one …

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 In the age of social distancing, travelers are placing a premium on privacy — both in their transportation and their accommodations.  And that’s the reasoning behind the launch of leading luxury villa rental company WIMCO’s new WIMCO Prive’ concierge travel …

st thomas dream yacht charter

 Leading yacht charter firm Dream Yacht Charter has expanded in the Caribbean with a new base in St Thomas.  The new base is set at Compass Point Marina, the product of a partnership with Virgin Islands Yacht Charters.  “St Thomas …

grenada yacht arrivals

 Grenada is the first Caribbean destination to welcome back yacht arrivals, the country’s government confirmed this week.  The first yacht arrivals returned to Grenada last week, since the country closed its seaports to recreational vessels in late March.  Grenada is …

old bahama

 One of the most popular places to stay in Grand Bahama has officially returned in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  The island’s Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Club reopened its doors over the weekend.  “We are officially open,” the …

charter yacht show

 The BVI’s renowned Charter Yacht Show is coming back again for its 38th annual edition.  The show, which will be hosted at the Nanny Cay Marina from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, is a venue for charter yacht crews to …

benetti giga yacht

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Move over, megayachts. Shipbuilder Benetti has unveiled its new flagship Giga yacht FB275, the longest yacht the company has ever built. The new 108-meter yacht, which includes exterior design and decor by RWD and interiors …

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 By Alexander Britell A beach day at Soggy. A rum night at Cooper. Lobster dinners on Anegada. Beach hopping on Cane Garden Bay. Snorkeling around The Dogs. Enjoying the splendor of the North Sound. Chartering a sailboat around the BVI …

tortola

 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 …