Topic Tag: sailing

History, People, Science, Barbados

Alain Bombard: the voluntary castaway | On this day

Seventy years ago, Alain Bombard journeyed from the Canaries to the Caribbean in a 15-foot dinghy to prove that man could survive on water, fish, and plankton alone. James Ferguson tells the tale

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Island Beat (Winter 1994)

GRENADA’S FESTIVE SAILING The second edition of Grenada’s annual Sailing Festival takes place in early February 1995, and...

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Travel, Shopping, Sint Maarten, St. Martin

Not just a shoppers’ paradise

Discover Sint Maarten and Saint Martin Where else in the world can you get two countries and cultures for the price of one? Where you can...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Sea and be seen

The 2007 Angostura Tobago Sail Week, with the theme of “The Spirit of Racing“, promises to be full of surprises as it celebrates its...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Sports, Trinidad and Tobago

Cool breeze, high seas

Sailing has been a means of transport forever, it seems, and this call of the sea has endured the passage of time, as man has sailed for...

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Culture, Lifestyle, Sports, Trinidad and Tobago


Move your boats! First-timer coming through! I was introduced to sailing while on holiday in Tobago. You’d think, being West Indian and...

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Culture, Travel, History, Sports

Joshua Slocum’s Journey

Almost one hundred years ago, Captain Joshua Slocum, in his beloved little ship Spray, sailed through the West Indies at the end of an epic...

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