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Stories and Tips St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Tradewinds Cruise Club

Written by Vandesa on 03 Aug, 2003

We had looked forward to this trip since picking up the exchange in late February 2003. We had a June 28 2003 sail date. We sailed aboard Turquoise Dreams out of Bequia for the Grenadines sail. I would have to say that getting…Read More


Different islands/Different personalities: Mayreau

Written by mplunkert on 13 May, 2003

Mayreau is a quiet little island. It has none of the bustle of Bequia and it is not a habitat of the rich and famous. It boasts one small village, pristine beaches, and spectacular views. It is, in my mind, the island of romance.…Read More


Different islands/Different personalities: Tobago Cays

Written by mplunkert on 13 May, 2003

The Tobago Cays are not just one island, but a chain of deserted islands (except for all the boats anchored off them) that constitute a national park. I have dubbed them the "Adventure Islands" of the Grenadines. The islands are protected from the ocean by…Read More


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Different islands/Different personalities: Bequia

Written by mplunkert on 05 Sep, 2002

Bequia is a short hop from St. Vincent. Those not on a boat can fly directly to Bequia or take a ferry from St. Vincent. The first ferry leaves St. Vincent about 6:30 A.M. and the last ferry returns to St. Vincent from…Read More


Different islands/Different personalities: St. Vincent

Written by mplunkert on 03 Sep, 2002

St. Vincent is by far the most populated of the country known as "St. Vincent and the Grenadines." As such, it offers a greater agenda of sightseeing opportunities than do the islands that are collectively known as "the Grenadines." Many tour agencies exist…Read More


A good destination for

Written by mplunkert on 03 Sep, 2002

If you have sailed only the British Virgin Islands in the past, the Grenadines are a good choice for your next destination. Do not let the fact that they are "windward islands" intimidate you. The sails between islands are relatively short--five to twelve…Read More


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A Last Word on Mayreau

Written by Kaye on 15 Aug, 2000

Mayreau is a little island with around 262 people on it. It is a primitive but very beautiful and friendly island. The first thing one sees on the beach of many of these Caribbean islands is the unique tree that grows only on…Read More


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Hiking on Mayreau

Written by Kaye on 14 Aug, 2000

The hike that follows a trail across the mountain to the Atlantic side is a beautiful way to see the island. The hike is fairly easy, although quite steep and on un-even terrain in some places. It meanders through the small village on…Read More


Young Island Resort

Written by Pirate43 guide on 15 Dec, 2000

The windjammer I was a passenger on had anchored in the harbor between St. Vincent and Young Island and I wanted to make a trip into town but upon my return I couldn't help but take a 5 minute water taxi trip over to Young…Read More


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Boat Woodcarving Models

Written by Pirate43 guide on 09 Dec, 2000

Bequia has a reputation for providing some of the best examples of carved wooden models. I went to several shops and the craftsmen were very happy to talk to me while they painstakingly carved individual planks or spars for another model. You…Read More


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