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Ludde Ingvall’s CQS suffered a setback in the RORC Transatlantic Race; the westbound leg of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta. “We got caught in a bad squall of probably 40 knots which resulted in a number of issues,” Ingvall reported from on board on day 10 of the race. “There has been damage to sails and […]

The record fleet in the RORC Transatlantic Race (1st leg of the westbound Atlantic Anniversary Regatta) have been at sea for five days now, and all of the 22 yachts still racing have turned their bows south towards Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina on the spice island of Grenada. The majority of the fleet […]

In the early hours of Monday 27th November, Jens Kellinghusen’s German Ker 56 Varuna was leading the charge north of the rhumb line in the RORC Transatlantic Race – the first leg of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta – and estimated to be leading the race after IRC time correction. On the YB Tracker, Varuna was […]

Calero Marinas – Marina Lanzarote, Arrecife, Canary Islands to Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada   As dawn broke on the third day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the northerly route across the Atlantic looks to be the favourite for many of the 23 teams taking part in the race. Jens Kellinghusen’s German Ker 56 […]

Prior to the start of the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race you could feel the apprehension amongst the 200 competitors taking part. After months of planning and preparation, it was time for the record fleet of 23 yachts from nine different countries to cast off lines and take on the challenge of the Atlantic Ocean. At […]

On Thursday November 16, a 238 pound blue marlin, together with two yellow fin tunas (80 lbs and 78 lbs) were landed at the Carriacou fish market.  The community of Carriacou can expect to see an abundance of sliced fish at their local fish markets, as the fishers of Carriacou and Petite Martinique get excited […]

NEW LOOK & NEW MANAGEMENT Located in Mount Hartman, Secret Harbour Marina has been laying dormant for several years after being a jewel in the crown for Grenada in the marina and hotel sector. Many people in Grenada and visiting cruisers can remember Secret Harbour Marina in its heyday in the early 90’s. George Cohen, […]

OVERFISHING, REEF DECLINE THREATEN GREATER CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC ISLAND FISHERIES – IUCN REPORTS Gland, Switzerland – Overfishing and the degradation of coral reefs across the Caribbean and Pacific islands are pushing many fish, including food sources like tunas and groupers, towards extinction, according to two regional Red List reports published today by the International Union […]

PURE GRENADA LAUNCHES INAUGURAL DIVE FEST ON WORLD OCEANS DAY St. George — It’s exciting times in Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, with preparations underway for its first ever Dive Fest.  The four-day event is being planned by the Grenada Scuba Diving Association (GSDA) from 11th to 14th October, 2017.

ACTIVITY APPEARS TO BE OVER St. George — The underwater activity which had been occurring at the Kick em Jenny volcano Since April 29 now appears to be over.  According to the seismic research center at St. Augustine, there have been no recent earthquakes.


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