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Silent Wings at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show!

December 21, 2014

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Horizon recently enjoyed the 53rd Antigua Charter Yacht Show at Falmouth & English Harbours, Antigua – from  5 –  10 December 2014.  Featuring 100 registered yachts, there was a wide selection of stunning catamarans and monohull sail boats ranging in size from 50 feet and up, all in the historic Dockyard at English Harbour. Visitors to the show also got to see super yachts, both power and sail, which was great fun!

The Welcome Party was held at the Copper & Lumber Store Hotel in the historic English Harbour, with a theme of “Caribbean Evening Under the Stars”.   Starting with a cocktail Reception with buffet supper, followed by live entertainment by a dancing troupe and DJ music.  Everybody enjoyed this fantastic opportunity to catch up with industry colleagues in wonderful setting!

 

Our crewed yacht Silent Wings was located in the Nelsons Dockyard in English Harbour and had prime position amongst the larger fleet.  Sally and Steve were ready to welcome brokers onboard, and to show off this lovely sailing yacht that is based in the Grenadines.

On Tuesday evening the dockyard boat hop brought the place alive with yachts open for visiting brokers to enjoy drinks and canapés.  Silent Wings hosted a Grenada themed cocktail party with rum, spices and chocolate to offer to the brokers.  Goodie bags to take home included local Grenadian flavours & spices.

A fun evening was had by those who stopped by to nibble on Sally’s delightful dips and sample Steve’s strong rum punch!  Jacqui Pascall, co-owner of Horizon Grenada had a great time answering questions about Grenada and the Grenadines, and it certainly didn’t take much encouragement for everyone to sample the fantastic Grenada chocolate displayed!

Learn more about booking a luxury crewed yacht charter on Silent Wings, and let us help you plan a perfect bespoke holiday – see our dedicated web page here:  http://horizonyachtcharters.com/stvincent/crewedboats/jeanneau-54ds-silent-wings/

 

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August Events in the Grenadines!

May 20, 2014

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Carnival Costume Grenada

Summer is a special time to visit the Grenadines, with several fun events to enjoy!

Grenada’s Spicemas is Carnival Celebrations at their best, starting with the

Children’s Carnival Frolic on the 2nd  and the National Queen Show on the 7th.

The party heats up when the Soca Monarch Finals take place on August 8th,

& Panorama on the 9th.  The whole island joins in with Dimanche Gras on

Sunday the 10th, and the Spicemas event culminates on  Monday August 10th

when J’Ouvert starts up before dawn, followed by the stunning costumes

of Pageant Mas (also called Pretty Mas) and continues with Monday Night Mas…

the final day of celebrations is the Parade of the Bands on Tuesday, August 12th.

Learn more here:

Grenada Carnival J'Ouvert Traditional JabJab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Grenada Chocolate Festival Runs from the 18th to the 24th of August,

with events every day  to introduce you to  local artisans, discover new

tastes & treats, and indulge yourself with all things chocolate!

Starts on August 18th, and runs to the 24th.

 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines shares the bounty of the islands with

their annual Breadfruit Festival in August, with local cultural activities,

and the 25 different varieties of the breadfruit are celebrated with

various dishes, including breadfruit drinks – have you ever had breadfruit pizza?

 

Let Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada help you plan your itinerary around

these fun events for a Caribbean holiday to remember!

 

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Christmas Tragedy

January 7, 2014

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Christmas Eve brought torrential rain to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, along with endless bursts of thunder as the sky filled with flashing lightning throughout the night and well into Christmas morning. Reports of landslide and flooding in and around the Saint Vincent began to spread local radio stations, and news of people being swept away by heavy rain and landslides flooded the airwaves.  Infrastructure has been seriously affected, along with agriculture, with the loss of basic necessities and livelihoods.  Overall the resulting in damages have amounted what may come to be hundreds of millions of dollars.

St Vincent and the Grenadines has been declared a level two disaster zone, which means that the government is currently managing locally with the restoration process, but will require external assistance.

Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada and staff donated 23 cases of water and other items to the Red Cross in aid of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines relief effort. Mrs. Ann Bittaker  – a guest who chartered the yacht Abim, also contributed food items and water.

 

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Fun Onboard Your Southern Caribbean Yacht Charter!

November 30, 2013

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A yacht charter vacation in the Southern Caribbean offers a range of activities to appeal to the whole family,  from relaxing and visiting on-deck to various water sports and a wide range of land-based adventures as you enjoy travelling through the different islands!

For guests keen to top up their tans, our beautiful yachts offer space to lounge, where sun worshippers can soak up the rays whilst engrossed in a good book or taking a leisurely dip in the cool sea.

Snorkelling  is a hugely popular part of most charter holidays – bring your own or rent a few sets before you depart to allow you to discover the incredible underwater vistas and stunning sea life below the surface! Explore delicate coral reefs or swim with the sea turtles, we will share our top snorkel sites with you. One of our absolute favourites is the Tobago Cays Marine Park, a protected group of small islands that is one of the most beautiful, breathtaking places in the world – and you can only get there by boat!  Snorkel with sea turtles

If you love the idea of a luxury yacht charter holiday but you don’t know how to sail you can take advantage of adding a professional skipper to your charter – this allows you to learn as much or as little as you like about the aspects of sailing, and your skipper will take responsibility for managing all of the aspects of cruising under sail or by motor, anchoring, mooring, etc.

You can also plan a learning vacation! The emphasis is on learning how to sail, through hands-on experience, in a beautiful part of the world. Mornings will be spent learning and practicing new skills. In the afternoons you will set sail with the backdrop of spectacular beaches and islands of the Grenadines, refining these newly learned skills along the way. Once anchored for the afternoon, there will be free time to spend exploring, snorkeling, fishing, and relaxing…

Explore this stunning part of the world while earning American Sailing Association 101,103 and 104 (Basic Keelboat, Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat) certifications. Over the course of a week you will gain the knowledge, experience and certifications to charter sailboats anywhere in the world, and embark on your own sailing adventure!

Diving often plays a large part in a charter holiday. Grenada is a world-famous dive destination, boasting a wide range of dive sites including the first Underwater Sculpture Park as well as the largest wreck in the Caribbean – the cruise liner “Bianca C” which sank off St George’s in 1961. There is exceptional diving throughout the Grenadines, much of it drift diving and for more experienced divers so we highly recommend the use of one of the local dive shops for “rendezvous” diving. Rental dive equipment can be arranged for your charter.

A kayak is a great way to explore anchorages and beaches – and also perfect for nature lovers in locations such as the mangroves in Tyrrel Bay, Carriacou or exploring the Tobago Cays. Singles rent for only US$125 per week, doubles US$140 per week.

stand up paddleboard at sunset

 

You can also rent one of our stand-up paddle boards (SUPs) for only US$175 per week. Ideal for exploring quiet beaches and coves, not only is it a great workout for the core muscles but it is also very therapeutic & relaxing!  Ask us about availability to add one to your charter booking.

 

Fishing can be a fun and important part of both the entertainment and the culinary aspect of your charter. There is nothing quite like reeling in a fish then later that day smelling it searing on the grill! Have fun introducing local fruit and vegetables found in small market stalls to your meal. The chance of catching a yellow fin tuna or Wahoo is excellent as the clean Southern Caribbean waters are known for superb fishing opportunities… or enjoy trawling for dinner as you sail!  Fishing rods can be rented at the Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada base for US$25 per week.

All of our yachts are equipped with tenders that can whisk you to an island beach for a private picnic, or into shore for shopping  & dining in one of the charming, friendly coastal towns. Custom itineraries can be arranged to include the ports of call and land activities that guests most desire. Depending on guest preferences and destination, land options may include rain forest hikes, swimming in waterfalls, bird watching, eco-tours, garden tours, historic sites and so much more.

Imagine your dream holiday – a day of splashing and exploring, followed by laughing together and lounging in the warm evening breezes whilst dining alfresco.  And don’t forget some romantic star gazing in the crystal clear skies – away from the hustle and bustle of large cities, there is very little light pollution so the skies are awash with constellations!

Stargazing... photo thanks to Günther Kranich

Let us help plan your Southern Caribbean vacation to remember! Email us on info@horizongrenada.com

 

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Carriacou Regatta Festivities!

July 28, 2013

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Carriacou Regatta Workboat Races

Carriacou Regatta Workboat Races

 

Established in the 1960s, the Carriacou Regatta started out as just a boat race but has grown over the years to include several racing and sporting events, plus cultural activities for the whole family to enjoy.  The focus remains on the boat races, though, as the Regatta Committee strives to support the indigenous skills of boat building that was brought over by the Scottish – and Irish – when they first came to these islands.  The workboat races draw competitors from surrounding islands, including Petite Martinique, Antigua, Bequia , Canouan, Martinique, and St Vincent and the competition is fierce – very exciting to watch!  The Regatta Race events focuses mainly on the locally built ‘Workboats’ but there are ten different classes of racing boats, sailing boats and yachts competing from around the world, ranging from 14 to 35 feet in length.

Other events include the cultural and sporting events such as the Miss Aquaval Queen Show, Football competitions, The Greasy Pole Climb, the Donkey Races… along with music and wonderful local food to entice you to join the celebrations!

Miss Aquaval Queen

Miss Aquaval Queen Competition 2012

 

The main events run from the 2-6 August this year:

Friday 2 August, 2013
Yacht Race at Tyrell Bay – 9am
Sloop Trial Race at Winward – 1pm
Green Hype Soca Fete at the Tennis Court – 9pm

Saturday 3 August, 2013
Round D Island Race at Winward – 9:30am
Yacht Race in Hillsborough – 10am
Long Open Boat Race in L’Esterre – 11am

Ms. Aquaval Queen Show at the Tennis Court – 9pm

Sunday 4 August, 2013
First Race in Series for all Boats/Optimists – 10am
Second Race in Series for all Boats/Optimists – 3pm

Foreign Artist Show at the Tennis Court – 9pm

Monday 5 August, 2013
Yacht Race in Hillsborough – 10am
Final Race in Series for all Boats/Optimists – 11am

Emancipation March around Hillborough – 6pm
Prize Giving/Closing Ceremony in Hillsborough Square – 8pm

Horizon Grenada can help you plan your itinerary to include fun & unique local events in your Southern Caribbean yacht charter vacation!

 

 

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Cruising with Kids!

June 15, 2013

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Planning your dream yacht charter in the Southern Caribbean is not just for couples travelling together – this is a popular vacation for families, as well!  With very little preparation in advance, the needs of your little ones – and teenagers – can easily be arranged, and perhaps with even less fuss than any other vacation would require!

Spending time with family and simpler entertainment should become the focus of your vacation, with the stunning Grenadines providing the backdrop.  Youngsters will love spending hours watching for dolphins, whales & sea turtles, fishing, splashing about in the water and learning about the boat.  Kids are inquisitive and love to learn all about the different parts of the yacht & how it works!  For older children (7+) you can teach them how the lines work, tie knots, knot -work (monkey fists are very cool!) &  show them how you navigate with charts and steer to a course.   You can also show them how to steer the dinghy, and teach them about the flags and their etiquette.

Since children quickly pick up on your moods it’s easy to have fun together once you begin your adventure, but it does help to remember  when you first start out that a 4-hour cruise can be difficult for young attention spans!  Include plans in your itinerary to stop for a swim & play on the beach at lunchtime to help keep the adventure fun until they get used to relaxing on board.

Horizon can help arrange a rented kayak and SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard), as well as fishing rods, and although we can arrange rental of snorkel sets (mask, snorkel & flippers) for US$15 per week, you may want to pack kid-sized snorkels of their own to ensure a proper fit.  Youngsters may like to practice breathing through their snorkels at home first- even just in the bathtub!

Boatsafe.com has a fun kids page, with loads of excellent sailing questions and answers from young people.

Safety – Rules on a boat keep everybody safe, and kids (and adults) will be able to relax once they know the logic behind them.  It’s best to go over the rules with everybody before you leave.  A few key examples include:

  • keep everything ship-shape!  Messy areas can create problems so everybody chips in and keeps things tidy
  • snorkelling & swimming is always done with a buddy, Just like at camp or the pool at home,
  • there is no running on the boat,
  • “keep one hand for the boat” to make sure you have control as you move about
  • …and most importantly, the Skipper is the boss!

We have life jackets for kids, as well as child netting available to section off an area for safety for smaller passengers.

In addition to our suggestions on packing for your yacht charter here are a few other tips for making your yacht-charter fun for the whole family:

  • Bring a waterproof digital camera, it doesn’t need to be a fancy piece of kit with all the bells & whistles, but make sure it has a viewscreen & a wrist strap.  Holding a waterproof camera can make a nervous swimmer more confident as they look for little fish to snap as they snorkel in the shallows, and means taking photos while everybody splashes about far more fun and relaxed when you aren’t worried about getting your camera wet!
  • pack rashguards, which are swim shirts or swimming outfits for the whole family.  They are a great solution to having to put on so much sunblock and there are fantastic styles for every age, including teenagers and adults.
  • consider packing sunscreen that is coral-friendly, such as Badger, or Loving Naturals brands.  A recent study showed that the four main ingredients found in sunblock that harm coral are: paraben, cinnamate, benzophenone, and camphor, but some experts  also suggest that it is best to avoid suntan lotions that have anything beginning with “oxy” or “hexa.” in the ingredients.  All of these kill the algae that coral feed on, and so the coral dies.   Some sunscreens that are oily float off in the water, which blocks sunlight. So, try to avoid sunscreen that come off too easily, and ones that leave an oily residue.
  • Bring guide books on the area, especially on the islands you are going to visit, the stars, local birds, and a firm favourite are the laminated cards which show the different kinds of fish in the Southern Caribbean!
  • Plan a few special events with the kids in mind, such as turtle watching or entertainment venues where kids are part of the fun.  Prickly Bay in Grenada is a favourite on Friday nights, where yachting families will gather, along with locals, expats and students from the University.  It’s been described as being very much like a wedding, with little ones running around and older people dancing, or just hanging out. Make a note to visit one of the wonderful locations where the Pirates of the Caribbean movies were filmed, and get some photos of your little pirates!
  • You may want to pack playing cards & other compact travel games such as Uno or Bananagrams.
  • Both boys & girls ages 4+ (and teenagers, too!) will happily spend hours making bracelets from cotton cording or colourful embroidery thread, you can bring instructions printed from the internet to get them started.
  • Children will enjoy drawing the views and creatures that are seen on your travels so bring small sketch books … colouring pencils are best, since they are compact, no mess & won’t be affected by salty air or heat like marker pens or crayons!

Whatever the age of your children, we’re happy to help with suggestions and itinerary tips to make your yacht charter a family vacation you’ll cherish! Contact Jacqui on info@horizongrenada.com to plan your Caribbean adventure, and don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter to receive all of our special offers, local news and updates directly in your inbox every two months, or follow us on Facebook for those last minute special offers and any up-to-the minute news!

 

 

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Congratulations to the Winning Bar Wars Team!

May 19, 2013

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Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada was thrilled to be involved with the recent Bar Wars competition in Trinidad! With 24 heats around the country, and 8 one-hour televised Final Play Offs, this highly successful TV series was made by Abovegroup Ogilvy in partnership with Carib Brewery Ltd,  & created by Russ Jarman Price.  The grand prize was a 5-day luxury cruise up the Grenadines, enjoying the treats and treasures of the Southern Caribbean with Horizon Yacht Charters!

After grueling, fun-filled rounds of dance, Q&A trivia, a myriad of crazy physical challenges and some pretty serious karaoke, the lucky winning team was announced… Congratulations to Frankie’s Bar on Ariapita Avenue, in Port of Spain!  We were very happy to welcome the winning team on board and show them a great time!

Here are just a few photos of their trip, as they sailed through the Grenadines from beautiful St Vincent to Grenada.  Their itinerary included Bequia, Mustique, Palm Island and the stunning, unforgettable Tobago Cays Marine Park, which you can only get to by boat!  Remember to contact us to book a sailing holiday to remember with Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada!

 

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Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada Newsletter March 2013

March 30, 2013

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Photo Credit Nick at REdlinephotography.ca

In This Issue:

  • Learn to Sail – Last Minute Discount!
  • Music Events, Plus a Special Offer!
  • Exploring The Grenadines – Meet Vanessa & Seckie! Chatham Bay, Union Island
  • The Island Juice Company

Learn to Sail – Plus a Last Minute Discount!

Our partners at Nautilis Sailing have announced that due to a last minute cancellation there are two spots available on their upcoming ASA 101-104 course!   The livaboard course includes all meals, a private single cabin for each guest, course materials and formal certification!  the course starts on the 6th of April… and for only $1300 US per person – that’s 40% off their usual course fee – it’s a fantastic opportunity!

In 2011 The American Sailing Association honoured just 20 ASA schools with the Outstanding Sailing Schools Awards, and Nautilis was one of them!  Nautilus Sailing School conduct weeklong  liveaboard sailing courses on Horizon’s Bavaria sailboats. Passionate about sailing, they have enjoyed sailing in some of the most spectacular cruising grounds around the world. ” The Grenadines are truly the ideal sailing classroom” says Lead Instructor Tim Geisler.
You will set sail from the beautiful, friendly island of Grenada and visit several other islands and special locations in the Grenadines. Explore this stunning location while earning American Sailing Association 101,103 and 104 (Basic Keelboat, Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat) certifications. Over the course of a week you will gain the knowledge, experience and certifications to charter sailboats anywhere in the world, and embark on your own sailing adventure!  The goal is to enjoy a learning vacation. The emphasis is on learning how to sail, through hands-on experience, in a beautiful part of the world. Mornings will be spent learning and practicing new skills. In the afternoons you will set sail with the backdrop of spectacular beaches and islands of the Grenadines, refining these newly learned skills along the way. Once anchored for the afternoon, there will be free time to spend exploring, snorkeling, fishing, and relaxing…

You can learn more about the course details at Nautilis Liveaboard Courses and please contact Tim directly to take advantage of this amazing offer: tim@nautilussailing.com

 

Music Events

Ky-Mani Marley 13 April We are very excited to announce that on April 13th 2013, son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ky-Mani Marley comes to Carriacou to play a one off show in aid of local charities!

In fact, 100% of the profits will be donated to two local charities, the recently established Carriacou Music Foundation, a charity designed to promote music education and performance on the island, and the Carriacou Children’s Education Fund which supports education programs in schools, and provides necessary resources for improved learning on the island.

Through his music Ky-Mani Marley not only continues his father’s legacy, but also delivers an eclectic blend of reggae, dancehall and hip-hop, which has helped to put his most recent album at the top of the Billboard Reggae Charts! You can buy tickets online, Early Bird Discounted Tickets are EC$50 (18.50 US) all the details can be found on Ky-Mani’s website,

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St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival 30 April -12 May For over 20 years the St Lucia Jazz Festival has been one of the most anticipated events in the Southern Caribbean.  Re-branded this year as the St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, this 13-day event features a number of fringe events around the island which will showcase rich local talent and cultural displays and culminates with the ‘main stage’ events at historic and beautiful Pigeon Island.

There is a truly exciting lineup of internationally-renowned performers, including R. Kelly, Akon, and the Jacksons; as well as such talent as Tracy Hamlin (currently #1 single in Europe) and the striking, stunning Fatoumata Diawara. For all the details see the performers & programme details .

***We are pleased to introduce a special offer for the St Lucia Jazz & Art Festival!***

Starting on Friday 10th May in St Lucia, you will be welcomed onboard your Beneteau 51.5 (ideal for a party of six!) with a cool cocktail by your skipper and chef who will be waiting to meet you at Rodney Bay Marina.  Enjoy a couple of evening shows and head south for a wonderful charter through the Grenadines.

You can enjoy day sails and evenings at the various performances – a great combination to start your vacation.  On Monday you would sail down to Bequia the historic boat building island before heading to the Tobago Cays.  You would end your charter on the south coast of Grenada on Friday, 17th May.

The all-inclusive rate per person would be US$1500.00, based on a party of 6.  This would include the yacht, crew, all food and drinks, custom & immigration fees, yacht fuel, water and ice.  Show tickets not included.  For further information please contact Jacqui: info@horizongrenada.com

Exploring the Grenadines

Although Chatham Bay, Union Island is a favourite mooring, you may not have heard about Vanessa and Seckie’s yet.  It is well worth the visit to discover this treasure – a ramshackle hut powered by a battery and a generator, but don’t let that fool you in to thinking it is another “chicken and chip” stand!

We can report that the couple is very welcoming and that Vanessa’s conch fritters are very tasty and Seckie will cook you up a lobster on an outdoor fire… served up with a Dark & Stormy made with fresh nutmeg and PROPER ginger beer!

As you enjoy your meal you sit with your toes in the sand enjoying the tranquil, sweeping crescent of Chatham Bay – the definition of a good beach bar.  You never know, if you are lucky enough to be there at sunset you may even see a green flash!

 

Chatham Bay, Union Island

 

Got… Juice?

You’ve heard of Micro-Breweries, but here’s one with a twist – we are proud to introduce the first” Micro-Juicery” on the Island!    Showcasing the wonderful variety of fresh fruit grown on the island, the Island Juice Company products are prepared in a clean, safe, processing facility with minimal sugar, no preservatives and a high concentration of real juice.  This new venture is co-owned by long-time Grenadian businessman Lennon ‘Cane Juice Man’ Mapson, his wife Sherry and a Canadian couple on the Island – Jim Jardine and his wife Stephanie Ryan.  Their first flavours under development are the incredibly popular golden apple with a hint of lime- a popular local drink – plus Soursop, Mango and Passion fruit and – of course – Cane Juice Man’s signature Cane Juice and Bois Bande blend!  Each flavour of Island Juice will only be available when the fruit is in season and perfectly ripe.

What we really love is the idea that instead of exporting fruit for a tiny reward, the Island Juice Company creates jobs and a finished product on the island, rather than shipping raw fruit out of country.  Not only does is add value here at home, it reduces the need to import boxed UHT juice back onto the island.  This concept is growing in popularity in Grenada; with the goat cheese produced at Belmont Estates a popular example, and was originally implemented here by Mott Green at the Grenada Chocolate Factory, where a bean-to-bar product provides a greater reward for the farmers and workers than exporting the cocoa bean directly.

We are looking forward to trying their new flavours, and you can find their products at The Merry Baker (Port Louis Marina), Gittens Pharmacy, Foodfair, Foodland, Andells, and many other local retailers!

The Island Juice Co. on shelves now!Mango & Passionfruit Label

 

Until Next Time…

Sign up to have our newsletter delivered right to your inbox for local events, sailing updates and special offers! As promised here is a link to a fun short video of our recent Grenada Sailing Festival 2013 – Junior Final Race – note the tactics used for rounding the race marker! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDHWGdSpiz4&feature=share&list=UUy6hAINe2iMU5fUONXD_iIg

 

 

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World Arc Visits Grenada!

March 23, 2013

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World Arc comes to Grenada! Horizon Yacht Charters were thrilled to welcome the crews from World Arc to Grenada this week!  Starting from Saint Lucia (or Australia, for a half-rally), World ARC is an incredibly well-organised event – travelling a total of 26,000 Nautical Miles on a tradewind circumnavigation with a team in every port to ensure a warm welcome.  Participants in World ARC enjoy a mix of cruising in company and free time to explore – the fleet keeps up a regular pace together and join in the shore-side activities as a group, while staying with the best weather as they travel.  The group is made up of families with children, retirees or those on a ‘grown up gap year’ – all are welcome and accommodated for. With a dedicated rally team ensuring everyone makes the most of their time ashore, while providing peace of mind at sea – truly the voyage of a lifetime!

While in Grenada there are a series of events, including a Prize giving Function at the Victory Bar & Grill, Port Louis and an Island Tour, arranged by the Grenada Tourist Board.  The yachts and their crews will be staying about 10 days in Grenada before cruising up the coast and through the stunning Grenadines before meeting up again in St Lucia in mid-April.

James Pascall speaks to the World Arc group at Port Louis Marina, Grenada

James & Jacqui of Horizon Yacht Charters Grenada spent some time with the crews, providing itinerary assistance, mooring advice and an information pack with details on fun things to try in Grenada, like joining the Hash House Harriers (known as drinkers with a running problem!), sharing Horizon’s Wikiloc page for hikers and explorers,  Prickly Bay on a Friday night, De Big Fish on a Saturday, and Hog Island on a Sunday. There were also detailed suggestions for some of the fabulous places to stop, shop and dine along the final leg of their circumnavigation, including Carriacou, Mayreau, Union, Mopion…   If you click on the photo a larger resolution will pop up…do take note of the text on James’ presentation – you can see why they are all listening so intently! Ahh, yes – there is truly no better way to explore the beautiful Southern Caribbean and Grenadines than on a yacht!

James Pascall Presenting to World Arc Crews

"...one gas station and 200 rum shops!"

 

All yachts in all WCC events are fitted with a remote tracking device and each event has a dedicated website with a ‘Fleet Viewer’ where family and friends ashore can follow the fleet’s progress and obtain information on individual yachts. After being away for so long they will be exhilarated with their adventures and ready to share some stories!  Read about their recent tour of Grenada on their blog

You can learn more about the World Arc and other World Cruising Club events on their website!

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