Caribbean

Monthly Regional Reports for the Caribbean are posted the first week of each month so you’ll find the best of the Caribbean! The Caribbean islands offer an array of experiences for boaters. From unique cultures in St. Maarten to world-renowned diving in Belize, the region has it all. Southern Boating’s articles provide 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. Monthly updates include news about events, fishing tournaments, and sailing regattas. Detailed cruising guides can be found in thoroughly researched articles by Southern Boating experts.

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Nevis Mango and Food Festival

If you’re looking for galley inspiration, then cruise down to the Leeward Islands for the Nevis Mango and Food Festival. Held July 5-8 in Charleston, Nevis’s capital, the event features a lip-smacking…

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Hurricane Prep at Puerto Del Ray

Get Hurricane Ready at Puerto Del Ray The 2018 hurricane season has begun. If you haven’t already, it’s time to plan where to haul your vessel if leaving it in the Caribbean.…

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Chartering in Saint Lucia

Chartering in Saint Lucia Chartering in Saint Lucia means you don’t have to be a sailor to enjoy this corner of paradise. Asking someone to name five reasons to start chartering in…

Willy T finds a new home

The famous (infamous?) floating bar has a new home after sustaining damage following Hurricane Irma last year. The Willy T will settle in Peter Island soon. “We are pretty well confirmed to…

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The Moorings & Sunsail relocate in the Caribbean

The Moorings & Sunsail relocate to Marina Fort Louis in Marigot Severe damage to The Moorings and Sunsail charter yacht base in Oyster Pond, St. Martin, has led the brands to relocate…

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Boatshed Expands to the Caribbean

Boatshed Expands to Grenada in the Carribean As one of the world’s largest yacht brokerage groups, Boatshed is expanding its presence to the southern Caribbean island of Grenada. By combining an online…

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Nanny Cay Marina Bounces Back

Nanny Cay Rebuilds They’re back! Hurricane Irma wiped out 75% of the 220-slip Nanny Cay Marina. The Tortola, British Virgin Islands-based facility’s outer marina will have 60 new docks to be completed…

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Dolphinfish Tagging in the Caribbean

Participate in the Caribbean Dolphinfish Tagging Initiative The Dolphinfish Research Program (DRP) is running the latest study of Dolphinfish, sometimes known as Mahi-Mahi. DRP is the largest private research program aimed specifically at…

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Sport Fishing Tournaments in the Caribbean

Back to Back Sport fishing Tournaments in Antigua & Barbuda Big boat, little boat, sportfish or billfish, there is something for everyone at back-to-back sport fishing tournaments hosted by the Antigua & Barbuda…

A New Restaurant is opening in St. Lucia

New St. Lucia Restaurant

A Floridian Chef brings his unique seafood concept to a new St. Lucia restaurant, Soufriére Snapper Tiradito, Lionfish Ceviche and Wahoo Sashimi are a few of the new seafood dishes served at…

Whats open in the BVI

What’s Open in the BVI?

In the wake of a serious hurricane season, many are wondering: what’s open in the BVI? Several of the B.V.I.’s favorite cruiser beach bars are open for business in the wake of back-to-back catastrophic…

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10 Facts about the Caribbean

The Caribbean is full of fascinating islands. Cruising the seas in the Caribbean is a unique multicultural experience. From Cuba to Caicos and beyond, the Caribbean is brimming with good eats, secret islands, and beautiful…

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Scrub Island

Scrub Island Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is quickly becoming a charter hotspot. Now, both MarineMax Vacations and Dream Yacht Charters are based on the island. Scrub Island, a 230-acre private…

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Caribbean Lighthouses

If you fancy yourself a pharologist, or lighthouse lover, there is a trio of Caribbean Lighthouses to put on your must-visit list. The first is the Los Morrillos Light located on the…

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Powercats in the Caribbean

More Power in Caribbean Charter Fleets Powercats in the Caribbean are on the rise in charter fleets. This trend mimics the popularity of sailing catamarans but breaks new ground in a market, both…