Caribbean

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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IBT Turns 65

The International Billfish Tournament (IBT) turns 65. The IBT is the longest consecutively held big game fishing tournament in the world. The tournament is hosted by...
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Race Sailboats in the Caribbean

Want to race sailboats in the Caribbean, but can’t or don’t want to bring your own boat? No boat? No problem! Race with Ondeck! Chartering...
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...
Sargassum Seaweed

Sargassum Weed

It ensnares fishing lines, can stop props and makes for unsightly and seriously smelly beachfront. In recent years, huge quantities of sargassum weed have...
A couple swims in the clear waters of Martinique

Finding Painter’s Paradise

The year was 1887, and the island was Martinique. I’ve come to the quiet, French-speaking island in the Lesser Antilles to find out if...

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