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SAIL TRAINING VESSEL DANMARK COMING TO THE CARIBBEAN Saint Martin – The Caribbean Sail Training Foundation announced today that one of their member vessels, the full rigged Tall ship DANMARK, will visit Grenada on April 26th 2015 and St.Maarten-St.Martin on May 4th, 2015.

SANDY ISLAND/OYSTER BED MPA (SIOBMPA) RE-ESTABLISHES YACHT MOORING FIELD AT SANDY ISLAND AND ESTABLISHES ANOTHER AT L’ESTERRE BAY HILLSBOROUGH — The Sandy Island/Oyster Bed Marine Protected Area (SIOBMPA) in Carriacou is in the process of restoring its yacht-mooring field, with funding assistance from the CARIBSAVE implemented C-Fish project.


YACHTING ENTHUSIASTS IN NORTH AMERICA SHARE THEIR PERSPECTIVES ON SAILING IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN OECS Commission —The OECS Tourism Desk has attempted to address the challenge of lack of data to provide policy guidance to further develop the yachting sector.

OECS TO FORMULATE A DRAFT PROGRAMME OF ACTION TO ADDRESS INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES OECS Commission, Castries — Over thirty-five persons from across the region will assemble at a regional consultation next week to discuss the issue of Invasive Alien Species, and how it affects the region’s environment.

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.

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