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Place in Focus; the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean

The Mariner Creative Team's avatar By The Mariner Creative Team | 26 Jul 2013

This year in St.Kitts, we went to a 50-overs cricket match between the Leeward Islands and Trinidad, the competition leaders. Cricket in the Caribbean takes on a festival atmosphere, between overs, locals crank Soca music on sound systems that adorn the “hill”. Whether you are into cricket or not, take the opportunity to go to a match in the Caribbean if you ever get one, it is a revelation.

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Why go on a Rally by Jav Greaves

The Mariner Creative Team's avatar By The Mariner Creative Team | 10 Jul 2013

We are nearing the end of the first week of a ‘Rally’ in beautiful Croatia.  The rally has eleven Beneteau First 45 yachts accompanied by a “committee” boat. The hosts Maggie and Trevor Joyce and a Croatian technician called Tomo run the whole thing. After a week I don’t have to ask myself why I chose to do it this way.

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Orion renamed, re-equipped for 2014

Lauren's avatar By Lauren | 02 Jul 2013

Cairns and Auckland will be the departure ports for the first sailings of Lindblad Expeditions’ new National Geographic Orion.

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The Bonifacio Yacht Rally is Back for 2014

Lauren's avatar By Lauren | 01 Jul 2013

September is the perfect time to visit this area. The holiday makers from Northern Europe who know and love this area have left - and the waters are warm, crystal clear and inviting. This is the timing for the Bonifacio Yacht Rally.

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