Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

If you had to pick one, just one, which would you choose? Exploring the Baths of Virgin Gorda, sampling Caribbean street food, hoisting sail in the best sailing grounds of the Caribbean, getting naked at a nude resort in Jamaica, or going luxury style in the Grenadines? Remember you can only pick one!!! It's an impossible question to answer, it's a win win win win win situation. Luckily for … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Why aren't there more floating bars in the Caribbean? I mean it just seems like they are a focal point where ever they are. Take the Willy-T in the BVI for example, the thing is a magnet for the boating community. Why don't more people follow that lead? Well someone else has in Antigua, take a look at D-Boat in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. It's a little different than the Willy-T, but a grand … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

You would have thought Jamaica would be one of the first places to legalize marijuana, not Colorado and Washington state. Well it looks like the Jamaican government is moving to decriminalize the drug. That story and some amazing BVI photos from one of my new favorite boating blogs and some resort tips fill story lines in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Boat Life … [Read more...]

Get To Know The Sailing Vessel Maple Cookie

BVI Sailing Charter

She was simply known as The Cookie. With elegant lines, a spacious salon, state-of-the-art navigation, and four large bedrooms--the Maples Cookie cut through the waters of the British Virgin Islands with style and grace. As for her passengers, well that's another story. Style and grace we are not, more like rum loving pirates on a floating magic carpet. That magic carpet was the Maples Cookie … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

I don't know about you, but it's cold here in Florida right now. The stories in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up have me thinking of a warm blue water and beach bar bliss. This week's Wrap Up includes stories about a "Crappy" rum punch on Anguilla, a private beach bar in the BVI as well as one that is considered Taboo, a sailing adventure through the Grenadines, and why the small island of Tobago … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean stories

Another Friday, another exciting Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up! This week we have a couple great stories about Curacao, a trip to the south of Haiti, how to do Dominica like a local and our buddies at Caribbean Soul Trekkers talk about their experience at the Big Bamboo Bar and Restaurant on Anegada in the BVI. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Trek Stop: The Big Bamboo Beach Bar and Restaurant … [Read more...]

Meeting Foxy on Jost Van Dyke

Great Harbour Jost

It was early morning, say 7ish, the day after Halloween. The night before our group aboard both the Maples Cookie and Fly-Bye attended a huge Halloween party at Foxy's Beach Bar in Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. I jumped in the dingy with Castaways Mike and Lorrie and we motored over to Great Harbour from our anchorage in White Bay. They needed to grab a few things … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean News Stories

A good rum drink should always be paired with a great view, and at the Treehouse Bar on Virgin Gorda in the BVI you'll have just that. Want a bar a little closer to the sand? Then Jack's Bar on Princess Margaret Beach on Bequia is the place for you. These stories and more in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Rum Journal: In Virgin Gorda, a Bar Among the … [Read more...]

Ivan’s Beach Bar on Jost, Memories and Construction Progress

Ivans Beach Bar Jost

It's not good to live a life full of regrets. The past is the past, move on. But I do have one regret that became very clear a few weeks ago during a trip to Jost in the British Virgin Islands. Our flotilla of pirate castaways sailed into White Bay on Halloween. We grabbed a mooring ball on the quieter eastern side of the bay, the side where the much-talked-about Ivan's Beach Bar and Campground … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Bareboat sailing, underwater rum, rainforest monkeys, and a "secret" island...these stories will hopefully tempt your salty island soul to chuck winter out the window and plan an adventure to the warm sand of the Caribbean. I know my mind was racing with island fantasies as I put this post together! Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Underwater Aging of Spirits Proves Sucessful: Underwater aging … [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...]