Tag: Caribbean

Take Your Passion Cruising

An addiction: The fascinating beauty of seashells


Unfortunately, I can’t hide that I have a Seashell Problem.

Friends get worried when they see me walking the beach. Why keeping the eyes on the ground instead of contemplating waves and horizon as is the custom? “Have you lost something?”

Fishermen watch too. They wonder what …Read more

Take Your Passion Cruising

Katharine Lowrie sets sail to protect wildlife


I’m not sure that my experience of cruising is altogether normal… I dumped my maiden name, Land and its beguiling earthly forms, abandoned my job surveying wildlife and plunged into an alien world of motion and water.

David and I bowled off from the shores of Devon, England, in our ancient sailing boat who, in her heyday, had been much …Read more


Read the Caribbean Compass online!

I just got news today that you can now read the Caribbean Compass FREE online every month.

If you’ve cruised the Caribbean, you certainly know about the Caribbean Compass. It’s a free waterfront news magazine,  started by former cruiser Sally Erdle. Sally and her husband Tom circumnavigated from  1989-1994 aboard their Rhodes …Read more

Cruisers give back

Ellen Sanpere working with the St. Croix Hospice Regatta

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Cruiser Ellen Sanpere has been a terrific champion of volunteering as you cruise. She started the “Volunteering” section on the Women and Cruising Resources page. She worked with Fundamigos in Venezuela for a number of seasons. Now that she is hanging around in the Virgin Islands, she has been giving …Read more