The Yachters

These last few months we managed to keep up with the yachters racing in St. Martin and St. Barts. We also managed two trips to Santa Cruz. These destinations make up the Ocean Trader Triangle, I guess. Heading out from St. Martin my pilot friend Tebo (name altered for the sake of anonymity) organized a […]

2015 Heineken Regatta

The 2015 Heineken Regatta was, as expected, a huge success. Racing started on Friday 06MAR15 with the Round The Island Race. Just in case you’re wondering, the HR races are extremely competitive yachting events with crew and boats traveling great distances to compete. The associated cost and time are accordingly notable. This year the Ocean […]

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 […]

Jean-Claude Walwyn

Caribbean Blog, Grand Case Model Ships,

Jean-Claude Walwyn and his wife Nicola Soazig are the owners of a neat little boutique on Boulevard de Grand-Case (French Sint Maarten) called Touche Arts & Fashion. This boutique sells custom made resort fashion for mostly the Ladies, but there is also a selection of funky organically styled outfits pour les homes. They also sell an attractive selection of amber […]