The Caribbean islands offer an array of experiences for boaters of all kinds. From the French and Dutch culture in St. Maartan to the world-renowned diving in Belize, the region has it all to offer. Southern Boating online provides helpful insight into traveling the Caribbean by boat including features on regions such as: Puerto Rico, Antigua, Belize, Grenada, St. Maarten, the British Virgin Islands, Aruba, St. Lucia and more. Articles include updates on events, fishing tournaments, sailing regattas, fun things to do and tips on travel. Our library is updated frequently with new information. Visiting this section of our website will help you plan your next trip or simply learn about this amazingly diverse and interesting part of the world.

Island ‘Rum’inations in Barbados

Barbados beckons to those seeking pristine beaches, a bottle of rum and a touch of history. Traditionally known as the first landfall for New World-bound ships...
Rum Flotilla

Sunsail B.V.I. Rum Flotilla

Enjoy fun in the sun and rum when Sunsail kicks off its new 8-day B.V.I. Rum Flotilla in February. “The idea is to give...
sailing Regatta

Caribbean regattas galore

The competitive sailing season peaks in the winter and spring, when the weather is still too cold for comfortable yachting in northern climes. Each...
caribbean boat parade

St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade

Lighted boat parades happen throughout the Caribbean in December. One of the most exciting is the St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade held in the...
Caribbean Rally

Rally to the Caribbean this fall—no plane required!

Thoughts turn to warmer climates when it starts getting cold up north. One of the most popular ways for sailors to make this migration...