MARINE/YACHTING

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MARITIME TACTICAL PLANNING COURSE AT BARBADOS COAST GUARD Bridgetown — Participants from Barbados, RSS countries and independent Commonwealth Caribbean countries recently came together at the Barbados Coast Guard to attend a maritime tactical planning course, delivered by a visiting training team of experts from the Royal Navy (RN).

80 BOATS PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 GRENADA PARISH OUTBOARD FISHING COMPETITION! St. George — The 4th Annual Grenada Parish Outboard Fishing Competition was held on Monday. The tournament, which has received remarkable support from the fishing community since its inception in 2011, had a truly outstanding record turnout for this year’s event!

YACHTING SECTOR PROMOTED AT TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW St. George – For the second consecutive year, Grenada’s yachting products were promoted at the 51st Toronto International Boat Show in Canada from 10 to 18 January. The delegation included Ms. Dawne Francois, the Grenada Tourism Authority’s Director of Sales and Promotion for Canada, along with Jacqueline […]

OECS MEMBER STATES PARTICIPATE IN THE 57TH TORONTO BOAT SHOW OECS Commission – OECS Member States have embarked on a joint approach to marketing the region as a single yachting destination. This is part of a coordinated and sustained approach to further develop the sector, and comes as the result of a series of targeted […]

2015 GRENADA SAILING WEEK ON THE HORIZON St. George – The 2015 edition of Grenada Sailing Week is just around the corner with the event carded for January 29 through February 3.  This will be the first event of Grenada’s sailing season and will, once again, have as its lead sponsor, Island Water World.

IT’S A WRAP: 2014 RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE St. George — Historians argue as to whether the Vikings, an Irish Monk or others were the first to cross the Atlantic. Since the five-week voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492, crossing the Atlantic quickly and safely from Europe has always been an important part of seafaring history. […]

MOONLIGHT SÉRÉNADE – FINAL YACHT ARRIVES St. George — Denis Villotte’s French JNP12, Sérénade crossed the finish line of the 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada in the early hours of Friday December 19th with an elapsed time of 18 days, 20 hours, 01 minutes and 55 seconds. The three-man team on Sérénade […]

POGO 40, BINGO COMPLETES RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE St. George — Yves and Isabelle Haudiquet’s French Pogo 40, Bingo crossed the finish line of the 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada at 17:35:31 UTC on Wednesday 17th December 2014 with an elapsed time of 17 days, 07 hours, 35 minutes and 31 seconds.

APOLLO 7 TOUCH DOWN St. George — Nigel Passmore’s British J/133, Apollo 7, crossed the finish line of the 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada at 18:45:15 UTC on Monday 15th December 2014 with an elapsed time of 15 days, 08 hours, 45 minutes and 15 seconds.

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE ARRIVES IN GRENADA RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE St. George — Derek Hatfield’s Volvo 60, Spirit of Adventure, crossed the finish line of the 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada at 09:47:16 UTC on Monday 15th December 2014 with an elapsed time of 14 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes and 16 seconds.


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