The women who engage in the fishing industry in Carriacou and Petite Martinique have been highly commended for the sacrifices they have been making over the years. Commendation came from Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs and Local Government Hon. Kindra Maturine-Stewart who was speaking at the certification ceremony for fisher folks who participated […]

Since the seismicity which triggered the routine updates on March 9th 2018 and the significant intensification on 12th March, at Kick ‘Em Jenny has steadily declined and, as a consequence, UWI’s SRC has lowered the alert level to YELLOW from ORANGE. Marine operators and the general public are, however, being asked to continue being vigilant […]

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) says it is too early declare that the underwater volcano, Kick ’em Jenny (KeJ), has become dormant again following days of no “significant increase” in activity. READ MORE HERE    

One of the many ambitious projects in the pipeline for the parish of St. Patrick is a harbour which will facilitate inter-island travel.  According to the New National Party’s candidate for the area, Anthony Boatswain, this is in addition to the Breakwater Project and has the potential to transform the economic landscape of the parish. […]

Republic Bank is once more pleased to be a sponsor the annual Spice Island Billfish Tournament; this time, with a contribution of $40,000.00 (Forty Thousand Dollars), doubling its usual sponsorship amount.  This is a significant boost to the activity, which is the Southern Caribbean’s premier sport fishing event. Sixty, or more boats are expected in […]

WINNER OF IRC TWO AND IRC TWO HANDED Richard Palmer’s British JPK 10.10 Jangada, racing two handed with Rupert Holmes has finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 21 days 17 hours 32 mins 55 secs and is the winner of IRC Two and IRC Two Handed. Whilst yachts are still racing, […]

Eric de Turckheim’s French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine was today declared the overall winner of the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race. Whilst a number of the record 23 yacht fleet are still racing, none of them can better Teasing Machine’s corrected time under IRC. Teasing Machine is the smallest yacht to win the RORC Transatlantic Trophy, […]

On the 17th day of the RORC Transatlantic Race five teams completed the 3,000 nautical mile race within a 10 hour period and 11 yachts are still at sea. Monday’s finishers included four young German teams and Gerald Bibot’s Belgian catamaran Zed 6. Mathias Mueller von Blumencron’s Red was the winner of the Class40 Division […]

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and its partners at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently held a wrap-up meeting in St. Lucia at which the outcomes of the novel Caribbean Fisheries Co-Management Project (CARIFICO) were unveiled. The most important benefits underscored are better catches and improved incomes for fishers who began using Fish […]

The second boat to finish the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race was Jochen Bovenkamp’s Marten 72 Aragon, crossing the finish line in Grenada at 07 hrs 49 mins 37 secs UTC on Friday 8 December. Completing the race in an elapsed time of 12 days 19 hrs 49 mins 37 secs, the powerful Maxi showed a […]

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