Cane Garden Bay Webcam No.1

Cane Garden Bay Webcam

The OceanTrader.Co Cane Garden Bay webcam is online and producing delightful pics of this enchanting location in the British Virgin Islands.  The photo stream updates often and this internet porthole should give the Ocean Trader viewers neat pics of this gorgeous Caribbean anchorage as we approach the sailing high season. Putting a webcam online is […]

Caribbean Blog – Mango Fete

www.oceantrader.co, Caribbean Blog

This Caribbean Blog was in Santa Cruz for this year’s mango confusion. Every year the St. George Botanical Garden on St. Croix, VI is the venue for the Mango Melee, a tropical fruit festival.  The Mango Committee (actual people) decided to dedicate the 18th annual occurrence of this festival to Mr. Errol Chichester. Mr. Chichester […]

Trimaran Triforce

 This vessel is named Triforce and she is a powered tri with wave-piercing bows that will get the job done. Karl Peterson designed this primo trimaran with the assistance of Gold Coast Yachts of St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Karl explained that the intended duty for this boat is for economical offshore missions to nearby islands, and […]

Triathlon Bike Sprint St. Croix

St. Croix Triathlon, OceanTrader.Co All Rights Reserved

    The 2014 Triathlon Bike Sprint race on St. Croix, Virgin Islands was a thrill to watch. Even the neighbors were out on their lawns cheering on the cyclists. The few (neighbors) that normally squeeze a little scotch in with their coffee or orange juice were especially enthusiastic. One lady sitting on the back […]

sa a se damou

Caribbean Blog, Ocean Trader - sove lanmou

Jouné ka pasé Ou ka rété sizé Ka gadé mwen san di ayen An sav’ ou fatigué An sav ou ka roulé Mè doudou,doudou, fow konprann’ mwen Fô nou sové lanmou Nou ka viv kon dé moun ki pa konêt yo A pa kon sa nou ké pé inmé nou Ou ja fè mwen la pen pépa imajinéw Si fô […]

Joffre George

Caribbean Blog, Ocean Trader Joffre George

Joffre George is a remarkable Virgin Islands artist that has made a name for himself throughout the Caribbean. His art and media are varied and colorful. This self taught artist works with charcoal pencil, pastels, water colors, acrylic and oil painting. Joffre’s art can be seen in many galleries and gift shops especially in the […]

West Indies Sails

Ocean Trader, Caribbean Blog Bjorn Hese

Walking through the quiet streets of Gustavia, St. Bath will eventually bring you to the door steps of West Indies Sails on the West side of the harbor. West Indies Sails is owned and operated by Bjorn Hese. Bjorn was born in Germany, but has lived on St. Bath for twenty years. He is very […]

Summer Salt

Caribbean Blog, J. Merwin "Summer Salt 1989, ocean trader

Summer Salt, an oil painting, is the title used by the late J. Merwin on this choice piece of Caribbean Art. Ms. Merwin was an artist with a rare eye for the boxy looking cottage houses of the Caribbean. There are equally enjoyable water colors crafted by this artist. Summer Salt features subdued pastel colors […]

Rich Kids

Caribbean Blog, Island Kids La Savane, St. Martin, ocean trader

Everyone is entitled to believe that their children are special, and in the Caribbean the little ones are not just special, but they are rich kids in every respect. The photo shows a gang of kids that are obviously happy and engaging. These children live in La Savane, SXM and they think nothing of interacting […]

Francis Eck

Caribbean Blog, Francis Eck www.oceantrader.co

This Caribbean Blog happened onto Francis Eck on a Grand Case Tuesday night street jump-up. He was generating a crowd of his own exhibiting some of his art.  His style is eye catching and brilliant.  His use of color is bold with thick seductive brush stroke renderings of seascapes and other themes.  Francis Eck is […]