The Vanilla Smooth – Boat Drinks Recipe

Vanilla Smooth Drink Recipe

After just one sip, you'll be singing naked in the backyard. Get ready to feel like a kid again, because this boat drink recipe will take you back to the days when a vanilla milkshake was was the best treat in the world. Only this treat is for adults and tastes like a million bucks. This frozen cocktail is called the Vanilla Smooth, which is what all the girls called me in collage. Kidding. … [Read more...]

Cayman Lemonade – Boat Drink Recipes

Cayman Lemonade

After one sip, you'll be hooked like a tuna. This is a post I did about 3 years ago, but being that I've tried this cocktail first hand in the land where it was created I thought I'd bring it back to life. Enjoy the Cayman Lemonade! Quick confession, this Boat Drink has no rum in it. I think I just heard a few hundred of you curse at me. Trust me it's a great drink, one that one that I just … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

Winter Sucks. What is the temperature where you're at? It's even cold here in south Florida. I heard that Jacksonville got ice and Penacola had single digit temps. That's just not right. All I know is that the sun is shining and it's 80 degrees in the Caribbean. Who's up for a little escape? If you can't physically escape right now, how about a mental escape. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up … [Read more...]

A Caribbean Christmas with Blue Chair Bay Rum

Christmas Drink Blue Chair Bay Rum

Snow or sand, pine trees or palm trees, the Christmas spirit infects us know matter where we live. We gather with friends and family to celebrate, we eat, we drink, we are merry. Today is Christmas Eve and the holiday cheer is starting to permeate my tough skin. Better late than never right? I just got back from the beach where I took a few photos of a little boat drink sip sip. The recipe, … [Read more...]

The 312 Clematis Boat Drink Recipe from Bob at the Westin Grand Cayman

Drink Recipe Westin Grand Cayman

After one sip, you'll be knee deep in the waves of Seven Mile Beach. It's that time of day, time to soak in that cotton candy sky full of dazzling reds, purples and blues. The transition between day and night is always a special occasion and it should be celebrated--especially when watching from the beach. Your toes are buried in the soft white sand of Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman, the … [Read more...]

The B-Line Beach Bar and the Passion Confusion Drink

B Line Beach Bar Little Jost Van Dyke

"Hide the Cashmere, the bomber is focused in!" As soon as we grabbed the mooring ball near Diamond Cay, we had the dingy in the water and were motoring towards Little Jost Van Dyke and the B-Line Beach Bar. When Castaway Lorrie says go, we go. I aint arguing. The B-Line Beach Bar is the new kid on the block when it comes to British Virgin Island beach bars. Opening earlier this year (2014) … [Read more...]

Rum ‘N Pumpkin Ale: Boat Drinks Recipe

Fall Halloween Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll almost enjoy the cold fall weather...almost. I've lived in southwest Florida for 13 years now. The swaying coconut palms still put a pirate's smile on my face. But after living here for so long I get asked by people if I miss the seasons from up north (Kansas City). My answer...not really. Sure we have seasons down here, we have the Wet Season, the Dry Season, Hurricane … [Read more...]

The Blue Magic: Boat Drinks Recipe

Rum Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll feel the Caribbean magic. Blue turns me on. Blue skies, blue water, blue eyes, and blue drinks--all good things that up the old heart rate just a little. Being that today is a Boat Drink Recipe day we are going to focus on a glass of blue sumthin' sumthin'. The drink is called The Blue Magic, fitting being that it's, umm yeah, blue. I found the recipe on Pinterest … [Read more...]

The Big Revival Drink Recipe From X on St. John: Boat Drinks

Big Revival Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll Drink It Up...Til It's Gone. There's always a lot of excitement when a popular singer songwriter like Kenny Chesney drops a new album. The debut of The Big Revival has members of the No Shoes Nation blowing-up the social media world with talk of favorite songs and new sounds. And this Castaways is no different. I've had the new album on constant rotation while cruising … [Read more...]

Boat Drinks: Mango Banana Rum Punch Recipe

Mango Banana Rum Punch

After one sip, you'll already be mixing another one, and another one... The Mango, what a sweet delicious fruit. Mango season just ended about a month ago here in Florida. This succulent fruit was falling off the trees all over southwest Florida. My friends have a Mango Tree and would bring sliced wedges to the beach. We would blend them up in cocktails. We would add them to salads. What a … [Read more...]

The Tamarind Margarita: Boat Drink Recipes

Tamarind Margarita Recipe

After one sip, you'll be livin' like Jose. It's important not to forget our friends in the western Caribbean. All too often focus seems to sit in the eastern Caribbean which I personally love so much, and I need to be mindful of the wonderful countries that make of the eastern boarder. In doing that, I think we all need to drink some tequila! This week's boat drink recipe is the Tamarind … [Read more...]