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8 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Editors Log January saw the arrival in St. Maarten of 16-year-old Laura Dekker and her 38ft ketch Guppy After 366 days, Dekker crossed her outbound track in Simpson Bay to become the youngest person to sail around the world alone (see page 65). Her voyage was controversial and her own government tried to stop it. Fortunately, she had the guts to persevere and there were enough people around to support her and help make it happen. Of course there were risks. If youre an offshore sailor then you need no reminder from me. The ocean is a dangerous place. It is also mystical, a place where some people feel more at home than they do on land. Would I support a youngster who came forward with a wild scheme to follow in Dekkers wake? The answer is no. The reason that Dekker succeeded is because hers was no wild scheme. It was a carefully planned and executed voyage, carried out by a competent sailor in a sturdy, “t-for-purpose, ocean-going boat. Not only did Dekker make a superb circumnavigation, she put the nanny state to shame. Parents who complain about their children should take note. In this edition we conclude our series on rigging with a look at what to do should a shroud fail and you are dismasted at sea (see page 36). Having been in this position, I was glad to see Andy Schell tackle the subject in his article. When we lost our rig, during a storm in the Bay of Biscay, we were in danger of the remains of the mast piercing the hull and had to cut it away. This was not easy. The jaws of the bolt-cutters we carried for just such an emergency literally crumbled as they bit into the stainless steel wire. Eventually, I had to crawl around the deck and pull out all the rigging pins with pliers before I could let go of the mast. To reach port, we used a spinnaker pole as a jury-rig, and a small jib, set upside down and with a knot tied in it, to sail to shore, “ve days to the east. I had made the spinnaker poles and adapted the ends so they could double as a jury-rig should the need arise. Forethought got us out of trouble, but only just. The bolt-cutters were brand new, but I had failed to test them. Its always the little things that get you! I have seen some strange things at sea. I once came across a freighter lying stationery at night, in mid ocean, without lights and refusing to answer the radio. Another time, I came Gary E. Brown, Editor WHEN CROSSING OCEANS, ALWAYS CARRY A PINupon a man in an in”atable dinghy 25 miles off the coast of Florida. Every time we sailed towards him, he started a big outboard and motored off at high speed. After an hour trying, we made a note in the log and left him to it. Our strangest encounter happened in the Mediterranean. We were “ve miles off shore when we spotted someone frantically waving their arm about half-a-mile downwind of us. Our boat was small and slow and only had an outboard motor but we set off to the rescue. The swimmer was drifting downwind at almost the same speed as us, so it took a long time to close the distance. An hour later, and miles downwind of our destination, we were close enough to see that it wasnt a person we were chasing but a strange bird. We had spent so long on the chase, and now had no chance of making port before nightfall, that we decided to keep going. Thirty minutes later and we had the bird along side. I now hate childrens in”atable beach toys and when the chance arises, stab them with a pin.


10 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 FEATURES 48 CARIBBEAN REGATTA PREVIEW PART II April Through August COVER SHOT: Laura Dekker aboard Guppy | Photo: Gary Brown/OceanMediaTHIS ISSUE THE CARIBBEANS WATERFRONT MAGAZINE48March 2012 DEPARTMENTS 8 EDITORS LOG14 WHERE IN THE WORLD?16 CARIBBEAN NEWS18 EVENT CALENDAR20 CRUISING The Abacos Cruisers!26 RACING CIRCUIT The 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Peter Craig30 SAILING HUMOR The Most Challenging... Sailing with Charlie: Smelly36 SEAMANSHIP & VOYAGING Yacht Rigging Part III: Jury-Rigging at Sea 40 TIPS & TRICKS Repairing Your In”atable44 OUR NATURAL WORLD St. Lucias Soufriere Marine Management Area82 ISLAND REAL ESTATE GUIDE84 CARIBBEAN BROKERAGE96 MARKETPLACE 102 SPONSOR DIRECTORY 104 CARIBBEAN DINING Sandwich or Wrap? Your Choice. Continued on page 12


12 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 ALL AT SEA CARIBBEAN 14 MAP53 PUERTO RICO Sailors in the News57 U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Tall Ship Bounty Visits Caribbean Boat Building News from St. Croix65 ST. MAARTEN / ST. MARTIN Laura Dekker Sails into History70 ST. BARTH Transat B to B St. Barths New Years Eve Regatta Publisher: CHRIS KENNAN publisher@allatsea.net Editorial Director: GARY BROWN gary@allatsea.net Art Director : AMY KLINEDINST amyk@allatsea.net Advertising: Caribbean Sales GUY PHOENIX guy@yachtessentials.com Southeast US Sales KAREN TORTORIELLO karen@yachtessentials.com Advertising Inquiries: advertising@allatsea.net Accounting, Subscriptions: accounting@allatsea.net Owned and Published by Kennan Holdings, LLC 382 NE 191st Street #32381 Miami, Florida 33179-3899 phone (443) 321-3797 fax (815) 377-3831 The views and opinions of the contributors to this publication are not necessarily those of the publishers or editors. Accordingly, the publishers and editors disclaim all responsibility for such views and opinions. Check us out online at:www.allatsea.net March 2012 75 DOMINICA Drop Anchor76 BARBADOS Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados RaceRESOURCES 78 CARIBBEAN MARINAS 80 CARIBBEAN BOATYARDS ISLAND EVENTS & INTERESTS 57PHOTO: DEAN BARNES


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14 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Curaao Aruba Haiti Dominican Republic ISLAND EVENTS & INTERESTS ALL AT SEA S CARIBBEAN COVERAGE WHERE IN THE WORLD? CONGRATULATIONS, ANDY, AND THANKS FOR READING ALL AT SEA Andy Schell is the editor of our latest publication All At Sea Southeast which covers an area from the Chesapeake Bay all the way around the coast to Texas. Before taking the helm of our new publication, he took time to chill out in Dunderbo, Sweden. Having chilled, Andys thoughts rapidly turned to those of blue seas and sunny skies. To speed up the thaw, he reached for the Caribbeans hottest sailing magazine, All At Sea Win a Free Subscription & Star brite Solutions Goodie Bucket! Send us a picture of you reading All At Sea and you may be the lucky winner. We will select one winner a month. Please send images & your information to: subscribe@allatsea.net or mail to: 382 NE 191st Street #32381, Miami, Florida, 33179-3899. PAGE 53 Sailors in the News: Jorge Santiago P P S Jo


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 15 CaribbeanSeaBonaire Montserrat U.S. Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Anguilla St.Maarten/St.Martin St.Barthelemy Guadeloupe Tobago Trinidad St. Vincent & Bequia The Grenadines St. Lucia St. Kitts & Nevis Martinique Grenada Dominic a Barbados Barbuda Antigua Puerto Rico Carriacou Marie-Galante St. Eustatius U.S.V.I. B.V.I. PAGE 70 Transat B to B: Victory for Franois Gabart M PAGE 75 Drop Anchor: A New Destination for Superyachts in Dominica P P D A Su p


16 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Caribbean News CARIBBEAN NEWS A BRIEF LOOK INTO THE HAPPENINGS OF OUR WORLD Ferron resigns as head of St. Maarten Heineken RegattaSir Robbie Ferron has resigned from the Board of the St. Maarten Regatta Foundation and as Chairman of the Heineken Regatta Steering Committee. Ferron, who is credited with starting the regatta, now in its 32nd year, announced his decision just six weeks before the start of the March event. Problems between Ferron and the Board of the St. Maarten Yacht Club over future policy came to a head at an extraordinary general meeting held at the yacht club in January. A joint statement issued by the Heineken Regatta and Ferron said that the position of Steering Committee Chairman and all functions related to that position will be taken over by Mr. John Gifford, previous co-chair to the event.Ž The statement cited Ferrons resignation as due to his views on the future organization of the event differing from those of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Foundation board of directors, the organizing entity.Ž www.heinekenregatta.comAward for Rincon Sailing, Puerto RicoRincon Sailing is the 2011 award winner for the US Sailing Community Sailing Outstanding Outreach and Inclusion Award. The award is given annually to a program director or program that has made notable contributions to promote public access to sailing, by “nding and including people in their program who would normally have no access to the sport. Rincon Sailing said they were honored and proud of this acknowledgment. We are motivated to continue the mission: connect people of all ages, skills, and means to the waters of Puerto Rico. Through educational and recreational sailing programs, we hope to stimulate personal growth and an enduring respect and enjoyment of the sea.Ž www.rinconsailing.com HIHO becomes clothing sponsor for Antigua Sailing WeekHIHO, the BVI-based brand of Caribbean clothing, has inked a multi-year deal to be the exclusive clothing supplier to Antigua Sailing Week. HIHO will design a range of casual and technical clothing for the event. The collection will feature the brands well-known quality materials and details. HIHO will partner with the Galley Boutique based in English Harbour, Antigua, to offer year round sales. Teaming up with HIHO provides us with a fantastic opportunity to underscore everything that is great about Antigua Sailing Week,Ž said Marketing, Sponsorship Liaison and Shoreside Organization manager Alison Sly-Adams. From Tortola the HIHO designers said: Its great to be a part of the Caribbeans oldest and best sailing regatta!Ž Info at: www.sailingweek.com and www.go-hiho.com Yacht Club Costa Smeralda open Virgin Gorda clubhouseYacht Club Costa Smeralda, Virgin Gorda celebrated the of“cial opening of its clubhouse in the North Sound, British Virgin Islands, in January. The occasion marked the completion and launch of the Caribbean location for YCCS, which has its home base in Porto Cervo, Italy. The new marina has 38 slips for yachts up to 100m (328ft) and a draft of up to 9.1 meters (30ft). The YCCS was established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. The Club currently has over “ve hundred members representing twenty two nationalities. For information, visit www.yccs.com Sir Robbie Ferron


18 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Caribbean NewsFLAGS PROVIDED BY FLAGSPOT.NET PHUKET, THAILAND MARCH 29…APRIL 1 Phuket International Boat Show Boat Show | www.phuketboatshow.com info@informayachtgroup.com +971 4 3365161 PUERTO RICO MARCH 16…18 Puerto Rico Heineken Intl Regatta Sailing Regatta www.prheinekenregatta.com info@prheinekenregatta.com | 787-785-2026 MARCH 16…18 Puerto Rico Boat Show | Boat Show www.prboatshow.com | 787-768-5000 SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND, GALAPAGOS, ECUADOR MARCH 14…19 Galapagos Intl Invitational Bill“sh Tourn. Deep Sea Fishing | www.intlbill“shtourns.com ST. BARTHELEMY (ST. BARTH) APRIL 2…7 Les Voiles de Saint Barth | Sailing Regatta www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com info@lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com +590(0)590 27 20 64 ANTIGUA APRIL 19…24 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Classic Yacht Regatta www.antiguayachtclub.com yachtclub@candw.ag | 268-460-1799 APRIL 29…MAY 4 Antigua Sailing Week | Sailing Regatta www.sailingweek.com | info@sailingweek.com 268-462-8872 DANIA BEACH, FL MARCH 15…18 The 2012 Dania Marine Flea Market Boat Show www.daniamarine”eamarket.com jennifer@albehrendt.com | 954-920-7877 DUBAI, UAE MARCH 13…17 Dubai International Boat Show Boat Show | www.boatshowdubai.com dubai.boatshow@dwtc.com + 971.4.3086451 PALM BEACH, FL MARCH 22…25 Palm Beach Intl Boat Show | Boat Show www.showmanagement.com MARCH 22…25 St Barths Bucket Regatta | Superyacht Regatta www.bucketregattas.com hank@bucketregattas.com | 401-965-3256 ST. MAARTEN / ST. MARTIN MARCH 1…4 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Sailing Regatta | www.heinekenregatta.com regatta@heinekenregatta.com 599-544-2079 ST. THOMAS, USVI MARCH 23…25 39th Annual International Rolex Regatta Sailing Regatta | www.rolexcupregatta.com styc@vipowernet.net | 340-775-6320 TORTOLA, BVI MARCH 26…APRIL 1 41st BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Sailing Regatta | www.bvispringregatta.org info@bvispringregatta.org | 284-494-3286 VIRGIN GORDA, BVIAPRIL 12…15 BVI Yacht Brokerage Showcase | Boat Show www.beyc.com | jglynn@beyc.com 203-656-0799 EVENT CALENDAR Please send future events to editor@allatsea.net. This month and next months events are currently published here and at www.allatsea.net. Your specific area may or may not be shown based on identified activities for these months.


20 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Cruising THE ABACOSA CALM AND SHALLOW SEABY MARK STEVENSWere “fteen minutes out of Marsh Harbour in the northern Bahamas Sea of Abaco, our chartered Sunsail monohull as happy as a Sunday morning. Thats when my heart skips beat. The waters are the colors that you dream about … aquamarine and neon lime. But these are colors you want to admire from your beach chair, not your cockpit. Sure signs of danger.The birds are as calm as the sea in the harbor at Great Guana CayPHOTO: SHARON MATTHEWS-STEVENS/WWW.SHERRYSPIX.COM


22 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012I stare at the glittering surface … wind-ruf”ed in eight knots. I check our depth: ten-feet beneath the keel. Nearest landfall is three miles off … Great Guana Cay undulating about the horizon like a Renaissance courtesan. This cant be good. But theres another boat just off our port beam, in no apparent distress. In fact, theyre doing an early morning cocktail … and theyre anchored here in the middle of the Abaco Sea, someone diving off the stern while I watch with growing understanding. Were sailing the shallow sea. A calm and shallow sea. Though no one is quite sure how the Bahamas got their name … some say it means Big Island in native Lucayan … Id just read that it came from the Spanish Bahia Mar … Shallow Sea. Maximum depths around twenty feet, average ten to “fteen. Theyve got the shallow part right. But from a geographic standpoint its more a sound than a sea. Now back to the shallow part. Late in the afternoon of our “rst day we make port at Great Guana Cay and look for an empty mooring ball. I think I spot one but its not a ball, its a Javex bottle … a navigational aid meaning insuf“cient depth, though you wont “nd this one in Chart One. I realize my error too late. The boat shudders. Stops. One night we anchor at Man o War Cay … just off a little stand of mangroves, south of a village where they still build boats, where spindly docks jut into the water. We watch a boat … shipping a full keel … zoom through the narrow passage. CruisingWaypoints are central to Abacos appeal as a cruising ground. Crown jewel among them is Hopetown with its candy-cane lighthousePHOTO: SHARON MATTHEWS-STEVENS/WWW.SHERRYSPIX.COM


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 23 An hour later a towboat kedges them off. Then theres Hopetowns entrance„a gauntlet of lateral buoys. Err one way and you bond with Parrot Cays, miscue to starboard and youre making friends with Eagle Rock. The Abacos are more popular with the couples whove sold everything and said good-bye to land, than weeklong charterers. The cruising grounds are unique and strangely compelling. The Sea of Abaco is comprised of two actual islands, 82 cays and more than 200 rocks. It lies almost due east of Floridas West Palm Beach, a mere hour-and-a-half ”ight from Fort Lauderdale. Cruisers most frequently cross the stream and make their way southwest from Walkers Cay, the most northerly of the Bahamas archipelago. We dont have that luxury, so we charter. Moorings and Sunsail both maintain ”eets on the same docks in Marsh Harbour. Options include the usual choice of crewed and bareboat, monohulls and catamarans. Sometime, on our second or third day, it strikes me, in calm waters and a reasonable breeze, that its basically a really flat version of Drake Passage in the British Virgin Islands. The area is blessed by ideal conditions and waypoints right out of some expensive travel magazine. Waypoints like Great Guana Cay, where a bunch of kids in a ”ock of Optis are zipping around the harbour. Ashore follow a path to a rainbow-painted tractor in the shade of casuarinas trees to Nippers, a rainbowesque beachside bar overlooking ”esh-coloured sand, home to a Sunday afternoon pig roast. Hope Town, with its candy cane lighthouse and snug harbour fronted by homes and shops that look like they were transplanted from New England„except the buildings are more kaleidoscopic than the beach bar on Great Guana. Hope Town, home to Capn Jacks with its white clapboard exterior and bubblegum-coloured trim; home to megayachts, charter boats and barely seaworthy handymans specials. And then theres the anchorage in a secret little bay in the lee of Treasure Cay where you can dinghy ashore to a beach that National Geographic rated one of the worlds top ten. Or drop the anchor for an impromptu swim … right in the middle of the Abaco Sea … like our erstwhile neighbours. Or sail a shallow sea as calm as a Sunday afternoon. Mark Stevens is an award-winning travel writer whose specialties include Canada, the Caribbean and boating. Credits range from Sailing magazine and Canadian Yachting to the Washington Post


24 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 We “rst arrived in St. Thomas in April; six months after leaving Maine aboard our 47ft Pedrick designed Cheoy Lee. Wed cruised in the Bahamas, visited Lupern in the Dominican Republic, and Salinas in Puerto Rico„none of which had prepared us for the bustle and frenzy of Charlotte Amalie Harbor during cruise ship season. Walking along the waterfront we were exhorted to abandon our stroll for numerous taxis, and to spend our cruising kitty on gold and silver jewelry at tremendous duty free savings. At one point I suggested we start our own business in St. Thomas selling t-shirts that said: No, Im not going to buy jewelry or ride in your taxi ƒ Im a cruising sailor.Ž Sailors are cruisers, and cruisers arent found on cruise ships. Generally, were better dressed (or at least more covered up) than folks who stroll down the gangplank in bikini tops and shorts. After all, cruisers have a much more up close and personal relationship with customs and immigration of“cers, and weve found that wearing modest shorts and tops makes a better impression on the uniformed of“cials. While we can sit in a waterfront caf and pick the real cruisers from the cruise ship tourist, it seems that most who work in the duty-free shops cant tell us apart. In April, as EW and I walked along the Charlotte Amalie waterfront, a tanned, silver-haired gentleman caught my eye, offered a blindingly white smile and said with a New York accent, Nice shoes. I saw ones like them on the Internet and CRUISERS! said to myself, We have some jewelry that would look great with those shoes!Ž I looked at him in amazement, and then down at my old boating sandals. He hadnt seen anything like these on the Internet. The soles of my sandals had separated and EW had glued them together with 5200. I laughed and said, Good pitch, but no thanksŽ, and we moved on. We sailed down the Eastern Caribbean, spent hurricane season in Grenada, and sailed back to St. Thomas for Thanksgiving. The next week, EW and I walked from the dinghy dock at Yacht Haven to Frenchtown one morning, returning as the shops were opening. I recognized the dapper, tanned gentleman who caught my eye and moved toward us, and I surprised EW by putting up both of my hands in the universal code for stop, saying No!Ž The man took a step back as I smiled and said, You dont have jewelry to go with these shoes, either.Ž He was nonplussed for a moment, then smiled and said, Oh, I guess youre not off a cruise ship.Ž As we walked away, laughing, EW gave me a high “ve, and said, Good one!Ž We are not off a cruise ship. We are cruising sailors. Now sailing in the Caribbean, Barbara Hart lived aboard with her husband year-round in Maine for eight years. She has an active blog: www.HartsAtSea.com, sharing what shes learned about living aboard, cruising, and staying married. CruisingTHEY ARE NOT FOUND ON CRUISE SHIPSBY BARBARA HART Cruising and cruisers are not one and the samePHOTO: BARBARA HART


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 25 HOW TO SPOT A CRUISER Cruiser Stew Hart the Mt. Gay hat gives it away PHOTO: BARBARA HART


26 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012This years St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has again attracted top sailors from around the world. While competitors can expect the usual exciting competition, the event will go ahead without regatta founder and head of the steering committee, Robbie Ferron, whose shock resignation over policy came just weeks before the “rst boat crossed the line. This will also be the last regatta for Race Director Heather Tackling. No other Caribbean regatta brings together such a gathering of international, regional and local sailing talent, many of whom return every year. For international sailing star Brad Van Liew, winner of the Velux 5 Oceans single-handed around the world race, the event offers an interesting challenge. His Open 60 Le Penguin proved to be a superb boat as he thrashed it around the globe and battled the storms of the Southern Ocean. Now it remains to be seen how the boat will cope with a large ”eet, sailing at close quarters, in the shifty wind conditions around St. Maarten. Five-times around the world veteran Bouwe Bekking returns to helm the 46ft Grand Soleil Antilope We are looking forward to the good weather and of course good breeze during the racing,Ž says Bekking. His team “nished second in their class in 2011. Puerto Rican skipper Jaime Torres makes a welcome return. He may not be the most experienced guy in the regatta but he is certainly one of the more passionate. Last year, he and his team drove their Beneteau First 40.7 Smile Racing Circuit THE 32ND ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA WELCOME BACK! BY GARY E. BROWN Brad Van Liews winning Open 60 Le Penguin will add even more excitement to the regatta


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 27and Wave to “fth place in the ultra-competitive Class 5 division, and led the pack of “ve Beneteau First 40s in that 15-boat ”eet. I tell my crew that if we could only do one regatta, it would be the Gill Commodores Cup and the Heineken,Ž says Torres There are so many good sailors, and youre surrounded by guys whove sailed in the Americas Cup and Volvo Ocean Race. Thats a rare and wonderful gift.Ž For the owner of the St. Maarten Sailing School, Garth Steyn, the regatta is a chance to involve youngsters in a world class sailing event. Steyn has built a reputation for introducing local kids to offshore sailing and his hard work is paying off. This year the school entered two boats, one of them an engineless Dufour 1800. I am hoping to acquire a third boat in time for the regatta,Ž says Steyn, and that boat will be crewed by students, too.Ž Heineken Regatta press writer Herb McCormick returns for the sixth year. He says this is one event that really does get better every time. The Budget Marine Match Racing Cup has been a nice addition, bringing the action right into the Simpson Bay Lagoon and kicking off whats become a full week of racing. The Gill Commodores Cup has also been well received, and gives the serious racers a chance to shake out the cobwebs before the main event.Ž McCormick describes the parties as epic and says they involve the whole island. Its not a formula that could work everywhere, but its just about perfect for St. Maarten.Ž Most people are happy to enter one boat in the regatta, but not 15 year Heineken Regatta veterans Bill and Carolyn Titus. They have so much fun that they entered two yachts this year: the magni“cent Swan 100 Virago and her little sister Nefertiti a Swan 90. This is all for bragging rights back in Newport, Rhode Island,Ž says Titus, a broker with Northrop and Johnston. Both vessels are charter yachts and all efforts for the event were organized by the couple. The Tituss could be international ambassadors for the regatta, having chartered and participated in the past aboard vessels such as Bharlin Blu Selene Volador Attitude Safara Splash Tango and Inca If you have not yet thanked a member of the Heineken Regatta Committee,Ž says Titus, then its high time you did. Through tireless efforts, gracious hospitality and feverous commitment they have surpassed all expectations, over the many years, and provided the ultimate venue for SERIOUS FUN! Gary E. Brown is the Editorial Director of All At Sea. He is a presenter on Island 92, 91.9 FM, St. Maarten, and the author of the thriller/sailing adventure Caribbean High. For information visit: garyebrown.net


28 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Racing Circuit PETER CRAIG AT THE HELM OF THE ST. BARTH BUCKETBY ELLEN LAMPERT-GRAUX A behind the scenes look at an extraordinary threeday regatta for sailboats over 100ft in length. Ellen Lampert-Graux chats with event director Peter Craig on the eve of the 2012 Bucket, which takes place March 22nd … 25th on the French Caribbean island of Saint Barthlemy. ELLEN LAMPERT-GRAUX: What is your role with the Bucket, and what do you do on a year-round basis and then day-to-day during the event?PETER CRAIG: I was hired by the Bucket directors to manage the racing for the 2010 St Barths Bucket. Following that event, my company, Premiere Racing, was retained to manage all aspects of both Bucket events„on water and shore side. My title is event director. The three Bucket directors have remained actively involved in all aspects of the regattas with Tim Laughridge assuming the lead role as managing director. As is the case with any event, the event director is responsible for anything and everything to do with planning for and executing these regattas. That would include all local liaison, sponsor matters, entry promotion, social events, and executing all aspects of the event on site.ELG: How many boats are registered for this year, and is that the limit; can the event grow in the future or is it limited in size and scope?PC: While there is no “rmly established entry limit per se, there is the practical matter of safety on the racecourse. This is one of the reasons Premiere Racing was retained. One of our specialties is race management and I manage racing at regattas around the world. With the way we are running races now there are no issues with having even more entrants. But there is a second issue and that is the very unique Spirit of the Bucket. The directors and sponsors would like to retain that which has made this event what it is in the superyacht world. As such, the feeling is that we should keep entries under 50. For the 2012 edition we will have over 40 yachts, likely closer to 45.ELG: Can you talk a little about the organization of the race in terms of safety, with all those fabulous boats out there? Peter Craig, Race Director for The Saint Barth BucketPHOTO: ROSEMOND GRAUX


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 29PC: There are a number of steps one can take to enhance safety for superyacht racing, particularly with a big ”eet. And we are taking all of them! For years the Bucket Regatta, under Hank Halsteds stewardship, set the standard with superyacht-safe racing rules and regulations. Much of this, and more, has been brought into play by the newly formed Superyacht Racing Association, which nearly all superyacht regattas worldwide are abiding by. This includes custom rules approved by the International Governing Body of the sport of sailboat racing. We take additional steps such as dividing the ”eet into three classes where they sail slightly different courses, hence different turning marks. Communications between yachts, designated safety of“cers, and minimum separation of 40 meters are just three of many steps we take to ensure that the St Barths Bucket is a safe race for these spectacular yachts.ELG: What are the biggest challenges of the Bucket in Saint Barth from your point of view ... and what makes it such a great race.PC: The biggest challenge is to refrain from changing anything. It is clearly the most popular superyacht regatta in the world, setting the standard for all others. It is important to maintain that Bucket Spirit and keep it fun for the yacht owners. The challenge with any event of this magnitude is to keep all of the constituents happy … the yacht owners, sponsors, stakeholders and the wonderful people of St Barth. There are a number of factors that have made this the most popular superyacht event. Perhaps the biggest is the fact that it is St Barth. Is there a better sailing venue in the world? Add in the directors focus on fun for the participants, a Bucket rating rule that has most entrants in the run for trophies, and the fact that the event is professionally run … and safe … and it is indeed a great race. Ellen Lampert-Graux lives in Saint Barthlemy where she is editor-in-chief of Harbour Magazine She writes regularly about entertainment design and technology for Live Design magazine, and about Caribbean architecture for MACO a Trinidad-based lifestyle magazine.


30 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Sailing HumorBY CAPN FATTY GOODLANDER THE MOST CHALLENGING... The Gods did not want us to go to Sint Maarten. They sent gales and headwinds and adverse currents„and did everything possible to force us into Barbados with all our other transatlantic friends. But Im both stubborn and stupid in equal measure. I wanted to return to the Caribbean and end our 26 day passage from the Canaries in the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Why? In retrospect Im not sure. But the simplest explanation I can offer: Im a Lagoonie. The derelict vessels, rhum-crazed sailors, and regatta-intoxicated racers of the Sint Maarten Yacht Club are, for better or worse, my watery tribe. Im not a Euro yachtsmen„Im a glori“ed boat bum. Frankly, Id rather puke in a bucket than go to St. Barts and sail in one. ƒ call me old-fashioned, but theres something about watching a penniless-but-hopeful boater in a de”atable slowly row out to his dismasted boat with a tree-limb for a paddle ƒ that makes me feel at home. Actually, we got off to a great start by watching the Americanowned mega yacht that had rudely forced us out of the channel„seemingly by Divine Right of Massive Wealth„smash into the Simpson Bay Bridge and rip its port bow to shreds. Karma is quick in Sint Maarten. I can only hope the federal government pays for the Two circumnavigations and still Lagoonies at heart


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 31damages„as surely his vessel is too big to fail and thus needs taxpayer support,Ž I said to my wife Carolyn. She, too, had a tear in her eye. Do you think the local Awlgrip boys can make the repair-paint match the helicopter?Ž I can only pray it is possible,Ž I said. The thought of having that mega-billionaire have to endure mismatched paint samples over the Christmas holidays is too sad to contemplate.Ž As I motored past the St. Maarten Yacht Club gauntlet, I was recognized immediately. Hey, Fatty,Ž slurred one vaguely familiar face, buy me a beer?Ž ƒ another old racing pal shouted out in shock, ƒ hey, wheres my “ve bucks, Fat Mon?Ž Actually, when I “nally did enter the SMYC, Aussie Mark of Sea Life actually bought us a round„something that no sailor in the Indian Ocean or Med will ever believe. Jackson, the former Hinckley skipper who now skippers a BendyToe in the Lagoon was at the club too. Do you remember that wild night at Sapphire Beach with that Canadian chick named ƒŽ ƒ my WIFE,Ž I shouted at him hastily, Id like to introduce my WIFE Carolyn to you, Jackson!Ž One of the main reasons I was in Sint Maarten was to look up my old buddy Robbie Ferron„who I “rst met in the 70s while he was desperately ”ogging outboard motor head gaskets to “nance his Heinnie habit. They say hes enjoyed some success in SXM but, hey, dockside rumors are almost always wrong. Alas, he wasnt there„reportedly he was mooching off his father-in-law in Antigua. The following day was Christmas. South African Renee and Kiwi Lynette of Bubbles invited us to dinner„at Shadows, the Haitian restaurant. Naturally, we couldnt afford to partake ƒ so we just tagged along to watch them drink and eat for 12 hours or so ƒ while telling them we couldnt violate our diet!Ž Actually, this was the truth. The poverty diet my wife has been on since she married me is highly effective. ƒ did you enjoy your visual meal?Ž I asked my wife as we headed home with empty bellies and the same dollar bill I arrived with. Did you enjoy drinking-it-all-in with your eyes?Ž ƒ please, Fatty,Ž she said, and burst into tears. Women are so strange. I mean, theres no telling what is in their minds, eh? One minute, they want to go out with friends; the next moment, they dont! !!! "# $ ! "#" $"#


32 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012The following day, the impellor on our battered two horsepower outboard gave up and it overheated. Yes, it is a long, hot row from Island Water World to Mount Fortune, aka The Witchs Tit, especially with all the huge in”atables giving you giant wakes and yelling, Out of the way, slow-pokes!Ž I decided to call in some markers, and dialed up Gary Brown at the All At Sea of“ce in SXM. I need some help,Ž I said. ... well,Ž he said vaguely, Im pretty busy getting the next issue out ƒ but if you call me back next month ƒŽ ƒ wait!Ž I said, and racked my brain. Finally, it came to me in a ”ash. I really like your novel Caribbean High !Ž ƒ actually,Ž he said brightly as he perked up, I can buzz over right now in my dinghy!Ž Alas, the gods were still messing with us. Gary went down to his trusty Boston Whaler and immediately broke its starter chord. Finally, they managed to get it started and brought me out a new impeller. Alas, I lost the little (highly acrobatic) Cclip at the end of the drive shaft overboard during reassembly„and doubted anybody had an exact replacement part. ƒ quick,Ž I screamed to Jan, drive me to Budget Marine!Ž Budget Marine, I knew, had pretty much everything mechanical under the sun, and, sure enough, I managed to “nd what I needed in one of those heavy, large grey steel sliding cabinets just to port of the register. Forty cents. With my 5% discount for living in the Lesser Antilles for more than 30 years, it actually only came to 38 cents. Yippee! It was a frantic, mad rush, but exactly 40 minutes before the Simpson Bay Bridge was scheduled to open, Carolyn catted our anchor. I was just going to power directly to the bridge as Id done a hundred times before, but there was a new spiffy channel which went the long way around„and I decided to do the correct thing and follow it. It ended at bunch of anchored boats„which seemed odd, but, hey, it is SXM, right? So I powered through the boats„and ran hard aground at hull speed on a clump of dredging as they say. I couldnt believe it. The only reason I hadnt been looking at the chart was because I knew this area so damn well. Or, did. Had. Whatever! But there I was. Hard aground. And I had to make this bridge opening ƒ had to ƒ HAD TO in order to rendezvous with the giant raft-up and mega parties which were awaiting us in the Virgin Islands. There was only one vessel within shouting distance of us„ and it contained the slowest talking, slowest-moving human being in this universe, I kid you not! I mean, Ive seen more animated dummies at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. ƒ very slowly he leaned over his stern rail and said ƒ with an amazingly droll “rmness ƒ you really should stay in the channel!Ž Now, normally, people who say stuff like that after Ive done something extremely stupid (the last time Id run aground was almost three years and 14,000 miles ago in the Philippines, for gosh stakes!) ƒ well, they live to regret it. But this guy was the only Good Samaritan around, so I gritted what was left of my teeth into something resembling a smile, and said, I agree! I should stay in the channel. Ha ha! And its kind of you to point that out. So heres what Ill do if you hop in your dinghy and push my bow off ƒ as soon as Im a”oat again ƒ Ill invite you aboard and we can take turns hitting me in the head with a hammer ƒ a 20 ounce ball peen hammer ƒ hows that sound?Ž ƒ youre free,Ž he said, and started to disappear down into his double-ender again. I am NOT free,Ž I yelled as my engine screamed at full RPM and my boat stood stock-still. Just a tiny push ƒ Please. A teensy-weensy one. Whats a three minute bowpush to foster universal brotherhood and respect among international yachties for all eternity?Ž He came. Reluctantly. And moved slower than ƒ a glacier! ƒ on the port bow,Ž I begged. He then abruptly put his outboard in neutral and folded his hands as if on strike. There are ropes in the way,Ž he said, and frowned in disapproval. ƒ ropes on a sailboat?Ž I said. Oh, dear. No wonder youre upset! Carolyn, I shouted. Machete all the sheets off Wild Card Burn all the running rigging, if you must ƒ just clear a spot for the Good Samaritan, okay?Ž We only had minutes to make the bridge. It was already stopping traf“c. ƒ “nally all the lines were cleared away. He gave us a little tap with his in”atable and revved it up about four RPM above idle. Wow! Wild Card s bow paid off. I redlined my Perkins M30 to the max, and said calmly and sincerely to him as we slid passed, Thanks. I greatly appreciate it. I owe you one!Ž Then we were ”ying out through the bridge like a scalded cat. (They must have been having a party behind us because a lot of loud horns blared.) Thank gosh we left early and you were able to get rid of Gary Brown quickly,Ž my wife said. ƒ yeah,Ž I agreed. I made him leave by accepting his article assignment„to write a story about the Most Challenging Destination of our second circumnavigation.Ž ƒ at least the research is over,Ž my wife said, her voice still quivering from the stress. Editors note: Fatty and Carolyn are back on St. John, and can often be found panhandling on the dinghy dock of Cruz Bay. And despite what Fatty wrote about me, I do like him ƒ well, sort of. Sailing Humor


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34 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Sailing Humor BY JULIAN PUTLEY There are many unusual issues that confront a group of people, especially several couples, when they are con“ned to the relatively small space of an average charter boat. As local personality and entertainer Tony Snell said: Your oldest best friends can soon become your newest worst enemies.Ž Areas of contention include the sharing of domestic chores, choices of restaurants or party venues, comments about a persons physical attributes (or de“ciencies) etc. As a charter skipper Charlie is pretty good at smoothing ruf”ed feathers, pouring oil on troubled waters and mixing that tropical cocktail with a certain pizzazz, enough to calm any impending stress. Some things, though, are a different kettle of “sh … and that appropriately describes the problem of personal hygiene. One such occasion that Charlie had to deal with recently involved a single gentleman who was manifestly unaware of his own body odor. Now Charlie is no pansy when it comes to being squeamish over unpleasant smells. He has unblocked foul smelling heads, cleaned disgusting bilges, hotbunked with various and sundry deck apes on long voyages and yacht deliveries, and even reluctantly cleaned up pools of vomit from well-heeled tourists who somehow insist on spewing up over the windward rail. But strong body odor on a charter is not only unpleasant but so easily avoidable. Charlie left the dock at the charter base with two full tanks of water. At the brie“ng of yacht systems the man in question was informed that an outside cockpit shower existed and that this was the most effective way to wash. In fact Charlie would bathe this way every morning and seldom used any of the boats precious fresh water supply … just jump in, go for a swim, come out, soap up, scrub down and then jump in again to rinse off. Charlie would towel off straight away to remove the stickiness of drying salt water. The unpleasant odor arrived on about day three. Charlie managed to swing the conservation around to types of shampoo and what kind did they use in the northern parts of England (where the culprit was from). That had no effect. The following morning Charlie went for his usual swim and when the smelly gent arrived in the cockpit, coffee in hand, Charlie managed to swing the conversation around to types of swimming and the ef“cacy of a morning dip. Apparently this still fell on deaf ears. The worst thing was that wherever the man sat it seemed to be upwind of Charlie. Charlie would move and then Smelly would move … just upwind of him; it was uncanny. On day “ve, early in the morning, Charlie heaved a sigh of relief; he heard the water pump running for a long time and presumed some relief from the noxious odor would be at hand; he was wrong. Smelly had indeed bathed and then donned the same rancid clothes. Charlie was almost at a loss. Then he remembered a short story that perhaps would hit home: A man disembarked from an international ”ight to Sweden bereft of his deodorant (thanks to Homeland Security). He went straight to the pharmacy to get a replacement. Do you have deodorant?Ž he asked the pretty young shop assistant. Yes sir,Ž she replied in that rather lilting Swedish accent. Would you like ball or aerosol?Ž Well, I was rather hoping youd have armpit,Ž he replied innocently. Charlie said he thought the joke was appreciated but the mans hygiene habits didnt change. Charlie thought that perhaps the Englishman was one of those brought up in post war Britain where baths were normally taken once a week. Julian Putley is the author of The Drinking Mans Guide to the BVI Sunfun Calypso and Sunfun Gospel .SAILING WITH CHARLIE SMELLY


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36 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Seamanship & VoyagingYACHT RIGGING PART III: JURYRIGGING AT SEABY ANDY SCHELL In the “nal installment I look at what to do when the rig fails when you are far at sea and on your own.Broken ShroudsIn 1999, en route to Tortola from the Chesapeake Bay, a new 50ft Gran Soleil that my father was helping deliver from the Annapolis Boat Show, leapt off a wave and snapped her starboard upper shroud with a calamitous BANG! There were three people on board … my father, Liberty s jury-rigged chainplate in ARC 2009PHOTO: MARIA KARLSSONYves Gelinas repairing Jean du Suds mast after being dismasted northwest of the Horn and limping to port singlehanded under jury-rigPHOTO: YVES GELINAS


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 37his friend, and the yachts captain. They immediately slammed the boat onto the opposite tack, taking the strain off the broken rigging and narrowly keeping the mast aloft. It was like a piece of spaghetti,Ž my father says, recalling the event. About 300 nautical miles south of Bermuda, the skipper went aloft with a spare length of rope and lashed together a temporary shroud that allowed them to limp back to the island. The mast on the Gran Soleil was supported by solid rod rigging, which on commissioning was never properly bent around the upper spreader, ultimately causing excess stress and failure. The captains quick thinking, clever jury-rig and conservative sailing, saved the day.Chainplate FailureDuring the 2009 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, the yacht Liberty suffered a broken chainplate on the port aft lower shroud. It proved a more dif“cult jury rig than the Gran Soleil, with potentially more dire consequences. When it happened; the yacht was mid-Atlantic, with still 1,500 miles to sail. The crew set about enacting a repair. The toerail was considered, but thought to be too weak, and in any case, the shroud was too short to reach it. Instead they took a spare halyard, and rove it as tightly as possible through the foredeck and midships cleats, using the primary to winch it tight. The shroud was af“xed to the line and tensioned. The repair worked, and the yacht made a safe landfall in St. Lucia a few weeks later. An even cleverer solution is to replace the actual chainplate. The same piece of Dyneema (see sidebar) that can be used to lash down a jury shroud, can be used to make a loop, which, with some thinking, can be af“xed to a bulkhead below decks and led through the hole in the deck where the broken chainplate had been, creating a stronger attachment point.DismastingToo often the initial reaction after a dismasting is to cut away the spar as quickly as possible for fear of punching a


38 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Seamanship & Voyaging Hurricane Hunter 35 TEL (340) 776-5432 FAX (340) 775-4507 WWW.OFFSHOREVI.COMOutboards, Waverunners, Motorcycles, Inverter Generators Boats In”atables Diesel Engines, Diesel Generators Exclusively Available at Offshore Marine Authorized Dealer Authorized Dealer Authorized Dealer Authorized Dealerhole in the boat. Evaluate the situation “rst … that broken spar can be your best hope for a jury-rig, if it is not imminently threatening the hull. Instead, “gure out how to get it safely back aboard and save as much of it as possible. Yves Gelinas, a French single-hander, known for inventing the Cape Horn self-steering system, saved the rig from his Alberg 30 Jean-du-Sud after he was capsized and dismasted northwest of Cape Horn. He limped to Chatham Island (near New Zealand) under jury-rig and spent months repairing his mast from the scraps he saved. Later, he carried on round the world. If you do lose the mast, experiment. Stepping a spinnaker pole and setting small sails upside down can get you safely to port. Its impossible to describe the myriad scenarios involving rig failure at sea. The (hopefully) obvious point of this series is to avoid that kind of failure in the first place. Anything can happen at sea, and usually in the blink of an eye … do not panic. Stay calm, discuss the situation and brainstorm a list of solutions before attempting one. Andy Schell worked as a yacht rigger for Southbound Cruising Services in Annapolis, MD, while out“tting his yawl Arcturus for a trans-Atlantic crossing. Contact: father sonsailing.comONE SOLUTION FOR RIG FAILURE AT SEA Arcturus


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 39 Performing a modified Brummel splice in Dynex Dux Sk-75 linePHOTO: MARIA KARLSSON


40 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Tips & Tricks Oops! Youve punched a hole in the in”atable. Now you have to repair it. Of course, the easiest way is to take it to a repair shop, but if you are in a rush to use it, you may have to do the job yourself. To get a neat repair, youll need to do several things. The “rst is to remember that in”atables can be ruined with careless work. A friend who used to run an in”atable repair shop once told me of a person who learned that an in”atable can be taken apart by heating the seams with a heat gun. After hed taken most of the boat apart, he couldnt put it back together and was forced to seek out a professional repair job. When you want a small hole to be mended without the patch showing, opening up a seam and repairing the hole from the inside is a perfect solution. But you must know what you are doing or the job can be botched. STORY AND PHOTOS BY ROGER MARSHALL REPAIRING YOUR INFLATABLE TAKING THE HISS OUT OF YOUR DINGHY 1 6 5Continued on page 43


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 41Figure 1: On this hull you can see that the circular area has been repaired twice and neither succeeded. The entire area will need to be cleaned and smoothed before a new patch can be applied. Figure 2: Use a Dremel tool with a cone shaped rasp or stone bit to clean the area down to the bare material. Figure 3: Mix your adhesive as you need it. Old glue does not adhere as well as freshly mixed adhesive. Figure 4: Just before applying adhesive wipe the area again with a solvent to ensure it is totally clean. Figure 5: Coat your patches with adhesive and let them sit for a few minutes to allow the first layer of glue to dry. Figure 6: Apply adhesive to the cleaned area on the boat using an inexpensive bristle brush with the bristles cut to about 3/8 inch. This allows you to work the glue into the fabric of the hull. Let the glue dry. Figure 7: Coat the patches and the hull with a second layer of adhesive. Figure 8: Apply the patch to the tube and smooth it down with a spatula. Work from the center toward the edges to remove all the air bubbles. Figure 9: Note the arrow on the patch to ensure it was placed in the right orientation. The operator is smoothing to eliminate air bubbles. Note the rounded corners on the patch and the operator wearing latex gloves to prevent contact with solvent and adhesive. BENEFITS OF SHIPPING YOUR YACHT WITH DYT SAFEST LOADING METHOD„FLOAT ON, FLOAT OFF LESS WEAR AND TEAR ON YACHT SAVE ON ENGINE HOURS, MAINTENANCE, AND FUEL COSTS MAINTAIN RESALE VALUE LIGHT MAINTENANCE POSSIBLE WHILE YACHT IS UNDERWAY RELIABLE SET SCHEDULES IDEAL FOR YACHT OWNERS WITH CHARTER COMMITMENTS GIVE CREW A VACATION BREAK ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY„ CUTS ON CARBON EMISSIONSYacht at Rest, Mind at EaseWWW.YACHT-TRANSPORT.COM 1-888-SHIP-DYT (744-7398) SAILING SCHEDULEMarch September, 2012 VOYAGES FROM THE CARIBBEAN TO THE MEDITERRANEAN Martinique Genoa 03/2012 Martinique Toulon 07/2012 St. Thomas Genoa 03/2012 St. Thomas Palma de Mallorca 04/2012 TO THE EAST COAST USA St. Thomas Port Everglades 04/2012 VOYAGES FROM THE MEDITERRANEANTO THE CARIBBEAN Toulon St. Thomas 04/2012 TO THE EAST COAST USA Genoa Port Everglades 05/2012 Genoa Port Everglades 06/2012 Genoa Port Everglades 08/2012 Marmaris Port Everglades 08/2012 Palma de Mallorca Port Everglades 05/2012 Palma de Mallorca Port Everglades 09/2012 Toulon Port Everglades 04/2012 VOYAGES FROM THE EAST COAST USATO THE MEDITERRANEAN Port Everglades Genoa 03/2012 Port Everglades Genoa 04/2012 Port Everglades Genoa 05/2012 Port Everglades Genoa 09/2012 Port Everglades Palma de Mallorca 04/2012 Port Everglades Palma de Mallorca 05/2012 Port Everglades Palma de Mallorca 09/2012 Port Everglades Toulon 03/2012 Port Everglades Toulon 06/2012 TO THE CARIBBEAN Port Everglades Martinique 03/2012 Port Everglades Martinique 06/2012 Port Everglades St. Thomas 03/2012 All dates are approximate, without guarantee. For exact dates check with our booking agencies. Please visit our website or call us to discuss your specific needs. 2 4 9 3 8 7


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 43 Tips & Tricks If you simply need to install a patch, the “rst task is to cut your patch to the right size. Make sure that the patch material is similar to the material of the existing boat and of the right thickness. Also be sure to round the corners of the patch to prevent them from peeling up. Next, mask off the area where the patch will go. Use regular masking tape and carefully set up the rounded corners. Youll also need to remove any oxidized neoprene by lightly sanding the area. You can use sandpaper for this purpose, but professionals use a Dremel tool with a sanding stone. This ensures that the entire area is properly cleaned. Then wipe off the area with a solvent to remove any grease or oil. Wear gloves to keep the solvent off your hands and make sure that you are working in a well ventilated area. Solvent fumes, as well as glue fumes, can be harmful and are highly ”ammable. The next job is to mix new glue. Do not use old glue. Old glue tends to lose its effectiveness over time. The glue can be applied with a disposable brush on which the bristles have been cut down so they are about three-eighths of an inch long. This brush allows you to work the glue into the material. Coat both the patch and the sanded and cleaned area with the freshly mixed glue and give the glue about ten minutes to set up. Then coat both surfaces again and press them together, making sure beforehand that the patch is aligned properly. Getting the right alignment can be tricky because both the patch and the hull are coated with glue, and as soon as glue touches glue, it sticks. Finally, use a roller to iron the patch down onto the hull to eliminate any air bubbles. Youll “nd that the hull needs to be either totally de”ated or partially in”ated to do this job properly. Do not try it with the hull in”ated or the air will bubble out from under the patch. Clean up entails removing the masking tape and wiping the area with a solvent to remove any residues. Be sure to carefully dispose of unused glue. It is highly ”ammable. The job is not dif“cult if you have the right materials and take your time, and it can save a trip to the shop or better still, make the in”atable ready and save a charter. Roger Marshall is a yacht designer, author of “fteen books and has repaired a number of family owned boats. Continued from page 40


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48 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 CARIBBEAN REGATTA PREVIEW PART II APRIL THROUGH AUGUSTBY CAROL M. BAREUTHER The Caribbeans regatta season shows no signs of slowing come late spring and summer. You can still “nd a number of regattas for everything from big boats to dinghies, racers to cruisers, on islands from north to south. The following is a sample of these events. For a full listing, visit: www.allatsea.com/calendarAPRILApril 2nd … 7th: Les Voiles de St. Barth Sixty-plus yachts are expected, including classic yachts like the 52-footer, Dorade We added a TP class and are thrilled to host Vesper Power Play Mayham and Highland Fling VII ,Ž says organizer Annelisa Gee. These boats boast some of the best crews. Were also excited to see the likes of the new F class boat, Fire”y .Ž Racing will be competitive, Gee continues, with Rambler 90 trying for a hat trick.Ž Food, music and sport highlight the lay day. www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com April 5th … 9th: Bequia Heineken Easter Regatta Some 50 to 60 yachts, plus 30 to 35 local double-enders, are expected to compete. The Bequia Sailing Club is delighted to welcome on board regional banking and investment group First Citizens as a Premier Sponsor of the Bequia Heineken Easter Regatta, and title sponsor of Easter Fridays full day of racing,Ž says organizer Nicola Redway. On Saturday, the J/24s will be competing for the United Insurance three-race Challenge, while Sundays Single-Handed Race and Mondays “nal day of yacht races Lone Fox at the Antigua Classic Yacht RegattaPHOTO: JASON PICKERING


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 49 schooner, Athos  Elena of London a Herreshoff 180ft gaff schooner, is also returning for this year,Ž says chairman Kenny Combs. Races start and “nish outside Falmouth Harbour and courses are 20-miles off the south coast. New this year is a questions-and-answers discussion on classic boat design by Halsey Herreshoff and Terry Nathan. www.antiguaclassics.com April 29th … May 4th: Antigua Sailing Week The new Yachting World Round Antigua Race will take place April 28th, just prior to Antigua Sailing Week (ASW). Its open to all boats including classics,Ž says organizer Alison Sly-Adams. Entrants dont have to take part in ASW; this race is scored separately.Ž Sailing Week racing will take place on the south coast and all boats will return to marinas in English Harbour and Falmouth Harbor rather than at stop-overs such as Jolly Harbour or Dickinson Bay. www.sailingweek.comMAYMay 11th … 13th: Anguilla Sailing Festival Winds usually in the 13 to 18 knot range, with challenging shifts rounding offshore keys, make round the buoy racing exciting. Spinnaker, non-spinnaker, open, multihull, Anguilla racing boats and West Indies workboats are welcome. All monies go to the Anguilla Youth Sailing Club,Ž says are all are assigned to regatta title sponsor Heineken. With varied and challenging courses for no less than “ve Classes Racing, Cruising I, Cruising II (liveaboard) and two one-design classes, one for the superfast French Surprise boats and one for the J/24s there really is something for everyone!Ž says Redway. www.begos.com/easterregatta April 5th … 9th: Montego Bay Yacht Club Easter Regatta This holiday regatta features the Great Yacht Race from Mosquito Cove to Montego Bay on April 5th, followed by the two-to-three race per day Easter Regatta April 7th to 9th, with some races to Round Hill, others to Half Moon and still others in and around the bay. Nearly 10 J/22s will race in a one-design class and an equal number in the cruising class. This year the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club in Kingston is planning a round island cruise to coincide with the regatta,Ž says organizer Richard Hamilton, who adds, Montego Bay Yacht Club has a fantastic reputation for friendliness and offers full services to visitors and their boats. www.mobayyachtclub.com April 19th … 24th: Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta A record 60 boats are expected with the most exciting and largest entry to date, the new 183ft Andre Hoek-designed Colorful spinnakers at the Bequia Regatta


50 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Caribbean Regatta Preview Part II organizer Steve Donohue. We have taught the sport of sailing to over 200 youngsters, with half on full scholarship. The school boasts its own clubhouse with over 30 boats including Optis, 420s, Lasers and Hobie Cats, along with a full time instructor, all made possible through the regatta and donations.Ž www.anguillaregatta.com May 18th … 21st: Captain Olivers Regatta Forty boats in six classes are expected to compete. We hope to attract local sailors, who dont have a boat of their own, with a one-design Sunsail 44 class,Ž says coordinator, Rikke Speetjens. We have a package that includes yacht rental and hotel stay.Ž Also new is Optimist racing in cooperation with the Sint Maarten Yacht Club. The theme is La Joie de Vivre and we aim to provide the ingredients for this at Captain Olivers Regatta,Ž says Speetjens. www.coyc-sxm.com May 16th … 20th: Tour de Guadeloupe Forty yachts will leap-frog their way around Guadeloupe in this unique sailing event with nightly parties. The regatta starts and “nishes in Pointe a Pitre, with stops at St. Francois and Les Saintes. A new leg will be from Marie Galante to Dominica,Ž says organizer Jean Michel Marzio, President of the Triskell organization. www.triskellcup.com/en/guade loupe-regatta/round-guadeloupe/ May 25th … 27th: Foxys Wooden Boat Regatta To swell participation, a Classic Plastic open ”eet was added for designs over 30 years old. This means that folks from the Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club, St Thomas and Puerto Rico, who have beautiful old boats can come over and enjoy an unusual race with good company,Ž says organizer, Mike Kirk. Two races always make it a good days sailing, which we try to “nish about 4pm in time for the prize giving and party.Ž For information, Email: martin@sailsistership.comJUNEJune 22nd … 24th: Scotiabank Intl Optimist Regatta Eight-to-“fteen-year-olds from throughout the Caribbean, U.S. and world are expected to sail in this the largest youth regatta in the Caribbean. A three-day clinic, one-day team race and three-day regatta are highlights. www.styc.netJULYJuly 7th … 8th: Firecracker 500 Race This West End Yacht Club regatta features one long race from the Jolly Roger in the BVIs Sopers Hole, using the Thatches and Sandy Cay as rounding marks. This is one of four Gosling Cup Series events for 2012-2013. For information, Email: martin@sailsistership.comAUGUSTAugust 25th …26th: St. Lucia J/24 Championships Up to sixteen races are planned for this competitive regatta where teams set sail in one of the St. Lucia Yacht Clubs six J/24s. Like any one-design class, its ideal as everyone is on equal footing and it does not come down to how large your wallet is but rather how well you and your team sail. With so many races the odd mistake gets evened out over the series,Ž says the club. stluciayachtclub.com Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian. Racing gets underway in the Captain Olivers RegattaPHOTO: GARY BROWN/OCEANMEDIA


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 53 Puerto Rico SAILORS IN THE NEWS JORGE SANTIAGOBY CAROL M. BAREUTHER Ponce Yacht and Fishing Clubs head coach Jorge Santiago dreams of sailing becoming the national sport of Puerto Rico. This isnt just wishful thinking. Santiago, as head coach and sailing instructor at the Ponce Yacht & Fishing Club (PYFC) since 2001, has an excellent record of recruiting kids to the program and turning them into international winners. Its something that has always come naturally to him. I was “ve years old playing at the yacht club when I “rst saw sailboards,Ž he says. Fernando Monllor, Sr., let me play on his board while he de-rigged and he soon started to give me rides. That was my “rst contact with the water and I was hooked.Ž Santiagos interest received another boost when at age nine his father invited him out on practice sessions with the Ramos brothers, Ronnie and Robbie, aboard the International Rolex Regatta-winning Campechano I was just an observer,Ž he says. I wasnt allowed to talk or touch anything, but it was a lot of fun.Ž The PYFC has played host to many international competitions. The 1978 Sun“sh World Championships and 1979 Pan American Games especially upped the number of Lasers and Sun“sh on the island. David Fernandez restored a group of Lasers, made his own sails, and started the “rst junior sailing program … which Santiago joined. Yet, while he sailed for fun, it was swimming where Santiago was most competitive. Then came the day when his father was to drive him to a swimming competition and the two decided to race the Copa Velasco, what is now the Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta, instead, on Michael Serrales J/41, Don Q Santiago never returned to swimming, but began to learn about sailboat racing.Jorge on the tiller during the 2011 International Rolex Regatta PHOTO: DEAN BARNES


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 55 Puerto Rico His father bought him a Sun“sh and Santiago joined a group of four other teenage sailors. We practiced and traveled by ourselves without a coach,Ž he explains. We “rst went to the 1997 Sun“sh Worlds in Colombia and asked a lot of questions and really started to learn from the others.Ž Two years later the PYFC hosted the 1999 Sun“sh World Championships, where Santiago led at “rst. A poor score on the last day ultimately saw him “nish 31st. Not bad in a ”eet of over 100. Santiagos performance caught the eye of Ronnie Ramos. Ronnie identi“ed that the PYFC needed a learn-to-sail program and he asked me to head it up,Ž says Santiago. Today, while Santiago holds an accounting degree from Ponti“cal Catholic University of Puerto Rico, he trains juniors every Saturday from August to May. In the month of June, he runs the PYFC summer camp to teach sailing fundamentals. He also works with serious junior champions, training them for major competitions. One of these is Fernando Monllor, Jr., winner of the 2011 US National Sun“sh Midwinter Championship. What I try to do is to inspire con“dence in young sailors,Ž says Santiago. I give them guidelines so that they can develop their own style and know how to make decisions because in sailing the conditions will always change.Ž Over the last decade, Santiago has kept up with his own competitive sailing, taking a bronze medal in Snipes at the 2006 CAC Games and a silver medal in J/24s at the 2010 Games. He was also the 2011 IC-24 winner in the CORC Series aboard Team Maximus with crew Manuel Aviles, Luis llorrens, Michael Serrales, Jr. and Sebastian Luna, and looks forward to sailing both J/24s and IC-24s this spring. He also hopes to do more match racing. To this end, he and his team competed in the Gill Match Race at the BVI Spring Regatta and the Carlos Aguilar Match Race in St. Thomas, and he organized a match racing clinic in July at the PYFC taught by Peter Holmberg. This summer, after coaching his junior sailors at the Optimist World Championships, he plans to compete in the Sun“sh North Americans outside of Chicago, where he will also participate in a clinic at the Chicago Match Race Center. I want to start more match racing in Ponce and to host a regatta soon where we can invite teams from other islands,Ž says Santiago. Eventually, I hope to make ours a sailing community with kids going out on the water rather than playing baseball or basketball.Ž Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian. Jorge Santiago (second right) after winning the IC24 CORC Award at the BVI Spring Regatta in 2011 PHOTO: DEAN BARNES


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 57 United States Virgin Islands TALL SHIP BOUNTY VISITS CARIBBEAN NO MUTINY REPORTEDBY CAROL M. BAREUTHER A replica of one of the most famous sailing ships in history anchored in Charlotte Amalie harbor in December. Fresh from a European tour, the Bounty wasnt in search of breadfruit, but instead a few days in dry dock en route to her winter home between Piers 3 and 4 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she is open for public tours. Best known for the famous mutiny that took place in 1789 in Tahiti against the infamous Captain Bligh, this replica of HMS Bounty was built for the 1962 movie, Mutiny on the Bounty  starring Marlon Brando. The 180ft vessels past and present ownership is an interesting one. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Studios commissioned the ship to be built in 1960. It was the “rst ship to ever be built from the hull up for a movie. This construction took place at the Smith & Rhuland Shipyard in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She was christened on the 28th of August 1961. At the time, Bounty cost $750,000 to construct. Plans from the original Bounty which began her career as the collier Bethia built in 1784 at the Blydes shipyard in Hull, England, were used. However, the present ship was lengthened by 30ft to accommodate the “lm crews. During production of the movie,Ž says Tracie Simonin, director of the HMS Bounty Organization, LLC, based in New York, MGM wanted to burn the ship at the end, as the original Bounty s fate. Marlon Brando stepped in and would not allow that to happen. He threatened to walk off the set and they could not “nish the “lm without him.Ž The Bounty subsequently went on a worldwide tour after the movies release. Years later, when Ted Turner of Turner Productions acquired MGMs library, he found himself the new owner of a ship. He used it in a few movies such as The film star Bounty on a visit to St. ThomasPHOTO: DEAN BARNES


58 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 United States Virgin Islands the pirate-comedy, Yellowbeard, and Treasure Island with Charlton Heston. Once Turner no longer wished to own the ship he donated it to the city of Fall River, Massachusetts, where they used it as a dockside attraction and sail training vessel. When the city could no longer afford to maintain the ship, it was put up for sale. This is where we came in,Ž says Simonin. In 2001, a private business man from Long Island, New York, purchased the Bounty from The Fall River Chamber of Commerce. The ship was not in great shape and starting to sink at the dock. The “rst thing the HMS Bounty Organization did was to restore the ship from the waterline down to make it seaworthy again. This was the “rst phase of the restoration and over a million dollars went into the project. We have since completed two additional phases of restoration to bring the ship back to her original glory. The restorations were spread over a few years.Ž Since then the ship has be used in the second and third of Disneys Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Dead Mans Chest and At Worlds End starring Johnny Depp; the Sponge Bob Square Pants movie; Disneys Oceans, and countless documentaries and commercials. In fact, Bounty is considered to be one of the most photographed ships today. This past season brought the Bounty to Europe where she visited the UK, Poland, Germany, Sweden and Norway. Upon PHOTO: DEAN BARNES


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 59 its return, the Bounty went into the Subbase Drydock in St. Thomas for minor maintenance and a new coat of paint. By mid-December, the ship was docked in Old San Juan. We maintain a crew of 18 to 22 people during a sailing season,Ž says Simonin. They range in experience from new sailors to seasoned ones. Our Captain has been with the ship for over 15 years. It is a place he considers home!Ž Simonin adds, We pride ourselves on sailing the ship in the way it was intended still using the skills that were taught in 1789. Although we do have modern conveniences onboard, it is our intent to sail the ship as much as possible.Ž Some of these modern conveniences include a GPS, electricity and modern heads in place of the sextant and candles, and the chamberpots and head rail on the original Bounty Next up, the Bounty will set sail on its 2012 East Coast tour. Shell visit the ports of St. Augustine, Florida, in April; Savannah, Charleston, Wilmington and Greenport in May; Portsmouth and Philadelphia in June and “nally Newport, Newburyport and Halifax in July. For more information, visit: www.tallshipbounty.org Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian. Keeping Bounty in sailing trim is a full time job


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 61 United States Virgin Islands BOAT BUILDING NEWS FROM ST. CROIX NEW MONGOOSE 25 HITS THE WATERBY CAROL M. BAREUTHER The multihull tradition runs deep on the island of St. Croix. It all started in 1956 when well-known boat builder, Dick Newick, stopped on a beach in Frederiksted to cook some fresh “sh en route home to the U.S. from Europe. Newick ended up staying nearly 17 years on St. Croix and in that time designed and built a number of catamarans and trimarans based on ideas originating from his time in the South Paci“c. Today, the multihull tradition lives on. Newick is gone, but Gold Coast Yachts continues to build innovative multihulls as do private boat builders, such as George Moose Silva, who splashed his latest boat … a Mongoose 25 … in January. The Newicks were family friends,Ž explains Silva. Dick is the father of the modern multihull. My family moved to St. Croix from Annapolis in 1963 and I watched all of Dicks landmark boats … Cheers the Atlantic proa; and Three Cheers which was designed to race in the OSTAR (Observer Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race), and others … built here. That was quite a to-do back then and I fell in love with multihulls.Ž In the 1970s and for many years after, Silva worked for Teddys Charter Service sailing the 36ft Newick Tricia, Viti Viti twice daily over to Buck Island and back with day charter guests. The Viti Viti was the hot boat back then, and as such, it sowed the seeds for new and faster designs in the creative minds of captains such as Silva. Back then, to hit 20 knots was the holy grail,Ž Silva says. Nowadays boats routinely hit 40 knots. Hull and Mongoose 25 Boat builder George Moose Silva


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 63 United States Virgin Islands sail shapes have come a long way. Today, my hulls are very different. By using lifting bodies that rise with forward motion and force water to ”ow under the hull instead of around it, reduces drag exponentially. With the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD), buoyancy centers can be designed to shift quickly to self-correct pitch. The result is a very stable, very fast boat.Ž The impetus for Silvas latest build came when Herb Alderson, who 35 years ago owned one of the early production trimarans that ultimately didnt fare well in Caribbean waters, approached Silva to build him a new daysailer. The deal was sealed over cocktails and Silva began his sketches on a napkin. Thus, the Mongoose 25 was conceived. First, I started by sketching and roughing in the key lines and ideas,Ž Silva explains. I still prefer old fashioned drafting with my curves and a pencil. So I pull out the Mylar and draw a scale picture. Then, I enter those lines in a CAD program and re“ne them. After that, I print full size patterns and build the molds. I built the armas “rst in reversible half molds and then the main hull. This boat is foam core, so the sheet foam is cut into strips and bent or heated into the mold then “ber-glassed. Essentially, its built from the inside out.Ž The Mongoose 25 is an ocean going daysailer capable of crossing from St. Croix to the BVI. Its easy to sail with a rotating aluminum wing mast. It has a large cockpit. And, it has open wings with trampolines. I love a back porch, or open stern, for easy access and fun at the beach,Ž says Silva. This puts the rudder under the boat instead of a transom hung kick up, but makes it more ef“cient. The boat also disassembles into three major parts joining in the middle. This was done to make it easier to move for shoreside assembly or shipping.Ž What makes the Mongoose 25 most special is that its locally designed and built for the waters around the Virgin Islands using modern techniques, directional fabrics and epoxy resin. In this type of rig, some sections of the vessel are under much less stress and this allows for a strong yet light build. Silva worked with fellow Crucian, Carlo Pedrini, to build the hulls and then “nished the rest with the occasional help of a few friends. The trimaran took Silva a year working alone to complete after the hulls were built. Sadly, over the years hurricanes have decimated the multihull ”eet on St. Croix,Ž says Silva. There are still a few left such as Llewellyn Westermans Mongoose 37, some Newicks and the Gold Coast boats. I hope this boat will spark new interests.Ž Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian.


64 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 DUTCH SIDE … December to April (Daily) Bridge Operator: VHF Ch. 12 FRENCH SIDE Bridge Operator VHF Ch. 16 / Tel: (590) 87 20 43 Outbound & Inbound (Outbound Traffic procedes Inbound Traffic) 0815 hours 1430 hours 1730 hours St. Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)/ Sint Martin (French West Indies)BRIDGE OPENING TIMES Outbound Inbound 0900 hours 0930 hours 1100 hours 1130 hours 1630 hours 1730 hoursCall Bridge Operator for permission to enter or leave Simpson Bay Lagoon. HAPPY HOUR with GARY BROWN Island 92 91.9 fm St. Maarten and online at www.island92.com Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 4:00pm 7:00pm G s S a w H G I S a w T T w Tu es Th urs HA G H G Is S a w T T Tu Th Gary Brown is the author of the Caribbeans No56 sailing adventure Caribbean High available in paperback from amazon5com or as an ebook from amazon5com and amazon5co5uk Put a little GazIN YOUR DRIVE TIME!Island 92, in touch with the marine community


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 65LAURA DEKKER SAILS INTO HISTORY DUTCH TEEN BECOMES YOUNGEST SOLO CIRCUMNAVIGATORBY GARY E. BROWNSt. Maarten/St. Martin They said she would never do it but it would have taken more than an obstructive government and the power of the great oceans to stop 16-year-old Laura Dekker from becoming the youngest person to sail single-handed around the world. Dekker tied the knot on her circumnavigation on March 21st when she steered her 38ft Gin Fizz ketch Guppy into the Simpson Bay Lagoon to a tumultuous welcome from crowds lining the dock at the St. Maarten Yacht Club (SMYC). Earlier, Dekker was met at sea by a ”otilla of boats carrying island dignitaries and reporters from the international press. The jubilant teen expertly steered her yacht to the dock at the SMYC and, to the sounds of numerous horns and sirens echoing around the lagoon, stepped ashore into the arms of her family. Any successful record-breaking voyage is marked by celebration and it was nice to see the SMYC going out of their way to maintain the tradition. This was a special day for a special sailor. It would have been unforgivable had Dekker Children of the St. Maarten Yacht Club Youth Sailing Program welcome Laura back to the islandPHOTO: GARY BROWN/OCEANMEDIA




MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 67 St. Maarten/St. Martin not received the welcome she deserved in the port from which she set sail 366 days earlier. Also present on the dock were youngsters from the SMYC Youth Sailing Program who presented the circumnavigator with ”owers and a yacht club bergee. In an interview with All At Sea before setting out on her trip, Dekker said: When I started this voyage, I never thought about any media. The fuss, I didnt want it. I didnt do it because I wanted to be in the media. I did it because I like to sail and love the sea.Ž Having interviewed Dekker on her return, she stands by what she said, however, she is now more mature and realizes that, like it or not, her achievement has changed her life forever. You could say that Dekkers amazing voyage began when she was born aboard her parents yacht while it was anchored in New Zealand, during their circumnavigation 16 years ago. Voyaging is in her blood. PHOTO: GARY BROWN/OCEANMEDIALaura aboard her 38ft Gin Fizz ketch Guppy ; inset: The 16-year old record-breaking sailor returns to the Simpson Bay Lagoon after a voyage of 366 days


68 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012At a brief press conference held on the SMYC dock, Dekker answered questions honestly and with little hesitation. However, she is still uncomfortable talking about her problems with the authorities in Holland, who tried to prevent her voyage from taking place. Poor reporting two years ago did nothing to help her cause and her mistrust of the press is justi“ed. Dekker was welcomed to St. Maarten by Education and Sports Minister Rhoda Arrindell. During a lengthy speech, Arrindell said: Today I am compelled to ask when will we, as adults, refrain from projecting our own fears on our youth, and thus stop contaminating their brave minds with cowardice?Ž Strong words from a minister in a world more concerned about what is politically correct than common sense. The teens voyage was indeed a brave venture. Shortly after All At Sea posted photos of Lauras return on their Facebook page, they received 92 likes and 23 comments, of which only three were negative. I enjoyed it a lot. Im really happy that I did it,Ž Dekker told reporters. Of course there were moments where I was like what the hell am I doing out here? but I never wanted to stop. Its a dream and I wanted to do it.Ž During her circumnavigation, she claims she never once hove-to or lay a-hull during bad weather. This is a testament to the boat, which she holds in deep affection, and to her seamanship. Her landfall on the southern tip of Africa was particularly challenging. When land hove into view, the wind was gusting over 50-knots and she had the boat reefed right down. She said getting into port was a relief.Ž She told this story in a matter-of-fact way that left me wondering how much it would have taken to ruffle this girl, on what was a near perfect circumnavigation. There were some problems with the boat and things did break. Her sails ripped and at one point she spent hours hanging over the stern while making repairs to the self-steering. Asked if she would like to take up a career in yacht racing, she said she wasnt interested and that all she wants to do is cruise. The theme of being at one with the sea is something she returns to time and again. In the February 2011 edition of All At Sea, I wrote: I recognize in Dekker a deep love of and respect for the sea and that is why she will succeed.Ž This remarkable girl did nothing to change my mind. Gary E. Brown is the Editorial Director of All At Sea He is a presenter on Island 92, 91.9 FM, St. Maarten, and the author of the thriller/sailing adventure Caribbean High For more information visit: garyebrown.net St. Maarten/St. Martin


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70 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 St. Barth TRANSAT B TO B VICTORY FOR FRANOIS GABARTBY ELLEN LAMPERT-GRAUX At 28 years old, French sailor Franois Gabart has proven hes got what it takes. When the Transat B to B (Back to Brittany) set sail from Gustavia in Saint Barthlemy on December 5th 2011, Gabart was attempting his “rst solo transatlantic race on an IMOCA 60, sponsored by French insurance company MACIF. He was also the youngest of the eight skippers in the race, so you can imagine his surprise when he took top honors, crossing the “nish line “rst on December 15, at 12:11am. I am a happy man,Ž con“rmed Gabart after his win. Its great to have won a race on the IMOCA circuit so quickly. This victory is even sweeter as I wasnt sure I could leave with the others as I had to work double time to make repairs to the boat before setting sail.Ž The eight skippers brought their boats to St Barth after completing the 2011 two-handed Transat Jacques Vabre, a race from Le Havre in France to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica. That race started on November 2nd, as the October 31st start was delayed due to bad weather. Interestingly the Transat B to B, which was meant to “nish in the port of Lorient, France, was cut short due to storms in the Bay of Biscay. The organizers drew a more southerly route to keep the skippers in safe conditions, with a virtual “nish line off the coast of Spain. Second place went to Armel Le Clach, skipper of Banque Populaire with Vincent Riou, on PRB (sponsored by the Carl Gustaf hotel in Saint Barth), in third: all three of these top racers now qualify for the 2012 Vende Globe. Behind them, Mike Golding ( Gamesa ) and Alex Thomson ( Hugo Boss ) eventually tied for fourth place. Thompson requested that the jury revise his ranking as he was at the far north of the ”eet when the new itinerary took them 300 miles off the coast of Vigo, Spain. After deliberating, the jury voted in Thompsons favor, placing him in a tie with Golding. Marc Guillemots Safran Jean-Pierre Dick (winner of the Jacques Vabre), sailing Virbac-Paprec 3 and Louis Burton aboard Bureau Valle completed the rankings. Lined up on the main docks in Gustavia, the eight hightech IMOCA 60s were the “rst racing boats to set sail from St Barth in the 2011-2012 season, which also includes the New Years Eve Regatta, The St Barth Bucket, Les Voiles de St Barth, The West Indies Regatta, and the Transat Ag2r. For additional information, visit: www.transatbtobimoca.org. Ellen Lampert-Graux lives in Saint Barthlemy where she is editor-in-chief of Harbour Magazine. She writes regularly about entertainment design and technology for Live Design magazine, and about Caribbean architecture for MACO, a Trinidad-based lifestyle magazine. French sailor and race winner Franois Gabart and MACIF lead the fleet of Open 60s away from Saint Barthlemy at the start of the Transat B to B PHOTO: B STICHELBAUT, TRANSAT B TO B


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 73 ST. BARTHS NEW YEARS EVE REGATTA CATAMARAN PHAEDO CLOCKS FASTEST TIMEBY ELLEN LAMPERT-GRAUXSt. Barth Mixed skies of sun and clouds greeted the sailors in the 17th annual New Years Eve Regatta in Saint Barthlemy. Thirteen boats took part in this December 31 around-the-island parade, of which ten crossed the “nish line. While the ”eet was smaller than in past years, there were many outstanding boats, such as Lone Fox Ira Epsteins 65ft classic ketch; Symmetry Abbott Browns 96ft Frers sloop; and the 138ft J-Boat Endeavor II replica, Hanuman But the winner was Phaedo Lloyd Thornburgs Gunboat 66, a jaunty, high-powered, orange catamaran, and the only multi-hull in the race. With winds averaging 20 knots and occasional rain showers, the boats headed around the island in a counter-clockwise direction, passing Gouverneur, Saline, and the point of Toiny, then along the northern coast to Flamands, around the outlying island of Forchue and back into the port of Gustavia. This itinerary was perfect for Thornburg and Phaedo a boat whose pedigree includes the 2011 Transatlantic Race from Newport, Rhode Island, to the coast of England, alongside such competitors as Maltese Falcon Thornburgs boat is based in Saint Barth in the winter, and the 2011 New Years Eve Regatta marked his second participation in the race, clocking in at 2 hours, 6 minutes, and 13 seconds. Hanuman had the second fastest time, with Symmetry coming in third. We love Saint Barth,Ž said Symmetry s owner Abbott Brown, its the best place to sail.Ž Although he has participated six times in the Saint Barth Bucket, this was the first time Symmetry had sailed in the New Years Eve event. It was fantastic, we had a blast,Ž notes Symmetry s Australian Captain Ross Kleiman. Sixteen to 17 knots of wind are ideal for us, but you can never have too much. Weve wanted to do this race for a long time, and it was perfect. We passed everybody along the way, and well de“nitely be back for the Bucket in March.Ž The remainder of the ”eet was comprised of smaller local boats, as this race is open to everyone, race organizer Marc Del Giudice explained. Although fast, Phaedo failed to break the record for the fastest time around the island, which stands at 1 hour, 32 minutes, and 7 seconds set by the 147ft Visione in 2004. Ellen Lampert-Graux lives in Saint Barthlemy where she is editor-in-chief of Harbour Magazine and has been a regular contributor to All At Sea since 2000. She writes regularly about entertainment design and technology for Live Design magazine, and about Caribbean architecture for MACO a Trinidad-based lifestyle magazine. The winning crew from The Gunboat 66 Phaedo, a speedy catamaran and winner of the 2011 St Barth New Years Eve RegattaPHOTO: ROSEMOND GRAUX


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MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 75 Dominica DROP ANCHOR A NEW DESTINATION FOR SUPERYACHTS IN DOMINICABY ANDY SCHELL After years of planning, a family from West Texas has completed a new docking facility in Dominica. The Drop Anchor is comprised of buildings modeled in the local style, a sea-level bar and an unassuming restaurant overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Perhaps most important of all is a hurricane-proof dock that extends hundreds of feet from the shore. Built by the Richards family, the dock was the last part of the complex to be completed. Reinforced piles support the main concrete structure with wooden planks providing a walkway down the center. Yachts up to 150ft in length can Med-moor to the end of the pier in about 100ft of water. Smaller yachts can tie alongside the pier in about 12ft. Recently, the sail-training ship Argo … a 112ft staysail schooner … anchored off the pier after completing a transAtlantic passage. Drop Anchor was their “rst stop, as they knew Ashley Richards, one of the Richards daughters, would arrange island tours for the students, provide provisioning from the local market in town and allow them to “ll up with freshwater and take hot showers. The Roseau Market, the best in the Caribbean, is a long walk or a short taxi ride to the north. Drop Anchor also serves as a Dominican base for Broadreach yachts (gobroadreach.com) passing through on their own sail-training and community service projects. Daughter Shanon Richards worked for years as a dive instructor for Broadreach, which runs adventure travel, cultural immersion and sail-training programs for teenagers and college students around the world. Ashley Richards recently exhibited at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show and hopes to attract more yachts, large and small, to their little piece of paradise. There are moorings in the vicinity maintained by the neighboring locals, and cruisers can use the dock for their dinghies free of charge. Christopher Columbus famously described Dominica to the King of Spain by crumpling up a piece of velvet and tossing it on the table. With 5,000 mountain peaks, over 365 rivers, active volcanoes, friendly locals and some of the most well-preserved, authentic Caribbean culture, Dominica is as enticing today as it was upon Columbus landfall 500 years ago. The Richards hope their new facility will encourage more yachts to stop at the island and explore its natural wonders for themselves. Andy Schell is a sailor and journalist. He has worked professionally as a yacht rigger at Southbound Cruising Services in Annapolis, MD. He and his wife Maria Karlsson re-designed the rig on their yawl Arcturus before setting out across the Atlantic last summer. Find them online at fathersonsailing.com The Roseau Market is a long walk or a short taxi ride to the northPHOTO: MARIA KARLSSON


76 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012Records fell like sea spray on a blustery day and new lines in the sand were drawn during the second annual revival of the 76th Anniversary Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race. Six records were set by one UK and “ve local skippers, who each won their weight in Extra Old Mount Gay Rum, when the Barbados Cruising Club hosted this one-day race January 21st. The race attracted 28 entries from around the world with one yacht arriving the day before the event, having sailed from Italy directly to Barbados,Ž says organizer, Alene Krimholtz. That effort was rewarded in Mount Gay Rum.Ž This yacht was the 78-foot Reichel Pugh Maxi, Idea skippered by the UKs Tony McBride. McBride raced last year and “nished fourth in his class. He vowed to return on a bigger yacht to break the Absolute Monohull Record, and he did with a time of 5h 3m 34s, some seventeen minutes faster than the previous record set by Ron Joyce on Destination Fox Harbr Barbadian sailor Peter Hoad set the single-handed record of 9h 49m 58s on his J/24, Jabulani Hoad recaps his one lap around this 166-square-mile island: It was very windy. After the start I pulled ahead of all the boats that started at 7am and this was a con“dence boost. North Point was rough with messy waves from every direction. I got swamped about ten times. The east coast was easy with the waves now on my beam but still big. From Ragged Point to the “nish was a downwind ride. The boat felt sluggish; checking below I found that the speedo had been leaking. This caused me to stop every half hour to bail. I changed and polled out the 150 head sail. From then on it was a fast ride to the “nish with top speed of 14.8 knots.Ž Perfect conditions out on the water saw the round Barbados records tumble,Ž says Krimholtz. The trading Brigantine Tres Hombres was the last boat to “nish, safely returning a group of children from the Barbados Kids At Sea youth sailing program back to Carlisle Bay shortly before 10pm. Barbados MOUNT GAY RUM ROUND BARBADOS RACE SIX RECORDS SETBY CAROL M. BAREUTHER This race dates back to the 19th century when bragging rights were up for grabs and the captains weight in gold for the fastest Trading Schooner. This is the “rst time they have set up a regatta village in the inner basin of the Careenage in Bridgetown, and it worked well for this event. This same location will play host to the Classic Transat 2012 in December. Forty-“ve yachts are expected to arrive for this world-class event. For information, visit: www.mountgayrumroundbarbadosrace.com and www.transatclassique.com Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian. AROUND BARBADOS RECORDSTHIRTY-FIVE-FOOT AND UNDER: Paul Johnson, Beneteau First 10M, Bruggadung 6h 52m 27sDOUBLE-HANDED: David Staples, Dubois 40, Immigrant 8h 19m 25sSIXTY-FOOT AND UNDER: Ralph Johnson, Beneteau 53, Rapajam 6h 16m 27s MULTIHULL: Bryn Palmer, Roberts 30, Silver Bullet 4h 24m 27s PHOTO: BIM MEDIA GROUP BIM.BB.Tony McBrides Reichel Pugh 78, Idea set the new absolute monohull record of 5 hours 3 minutes and 34 seconds




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82 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012Welcome to the NEW Caribbean Real Estate Snapshot.Each month well focus on another subset of the Caribbean Waterfront Real Estate Market. We welcome all real estate professionals to participate. Simply email us at realestate@allatsea.net to be included in a future issue. Please contact the listing agent for more information on each property. CaribbeanSeaCuraao Bonaire Aruba Montserrat U.S. Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Anguilla St.Maarten/St.Martin St.Barthelemy Guadeloupe Tobago Trinidad St. Vincent & Bequia The Grenadines St. Lucia St. Kitts & Nevis Martinique Grenada Dominic a Barbados Barbuda Antigua ombia Puerto Rico Haiti Dominican Republic Carriacou Marie-Galante St. Eustatius ISLAND REAL ESTATE WATERFRONT PROPERTY 1 2 3 5 4 1 St. Croix, BVI: Island Views Villa! Best of luxury this 3BR suites, 3.5BA home with 270 degree waterfront vistas takes every advantage of spectacular shoreline pointŽ. Overlooks Chenay Bay, Green Cay Marina, and in the distance you can see St. Thomas, St. John, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and Christiansted. Additional features include fully automatic-switch generator, ”at screen televisions in all bedrooms, wired Bose speakers throughout, computer controlled settings for the pool and reverse osmosis system that converts sea water to freshwater. Truly a spacious home with a total of 5,101 square feet. DAVID E. FEDELES 340-773-4665 | david@fedeles.com Island Real Estate Guide


MARCH 2012 ALLATSEA.NET 83 2 4 5 Bequia Island, The Grenadines. Steps from the sand, this two bedroom, sea side Caribbean home (Friendship House) has, quite simply, magni“cent views. The house has a wonderful private atmosphere. Walk 3 minutes to the swimming beach, 10 minutes to restaurants, 20 minutes to the quaint market town. Two acres reach down to the beachside road. The property also quite impregnable and has plenty of space for expansion. This suits discerning owners wishing to avoid a high density environment, with an emphasis on build quality, a safe community, beautiful panoramic ocean vistas. Price US$1.825m LUCILLE COZIER + 1 (784) 526 23 86 LARA COWAN + 0 (44) 203 468 5592 www.grenadine-escape.com 3 Daniel Bay, Antigua. Daniel Bay is situated within Willoughby Bay, on the south east of the island. Set across 3.5 acres of prime, beachfront land, Daniel Bay delivers breathtaking, uninterrupted views of crystal blue & turquoise waters. Villa Liene features 8,500 sq ft of luxurious living space set on a 1.2 acre lot, offers the discerning owner 6 Bedrooms and 7 Baths, a large in“nity pool and direct beach access. Furnished and with “ne appointments. Common dock for yachting enthusiasts. Price: US$5,250,000 GEOFFREY D. PIDDUCK, Stanleys Estate Agents, Antigua and Barbuda | Geoffrey@stanleysestates.com Cell +(268)-720-7702 | Work: +(268)-562-7599 www.stanleysestates.comBeacon Hill, St. Maarten. One of the very few luxury beach front homes. Beautiful out door living on the beach. 3 bedrooms with a 1 bedroom apartment, the apartment has a private entrance with a private terrace, the home is located in Beacon Hill on the point with private security. The Property will make a perfect family home, vacation rental villa or 7 room bed and breakfast. A rare property in a very desirable location with minutes to Maho and Mullet Bay. Dutch St. Maarten Price: $1,495,000.00 SHERRYLLE DEHAARTE, Coldwell Banker Sherrylle.coldwellbanker@gmail.com 721-520-8544(cell) | 305-767-2290 (of“ce) 721-542-5983 (fax)Buccament Bay Resort, Barbados. One of CNNs top “ve places to visit in 2012, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Be quick...before the rest of the world “nds this Paradise too. Pat Cash Tennis Villa at Buccament Bay Resort. This beachfront 5 star resort has celebrity involvement from Pat Cash, the Wimbledon Tennis Champion. The Pat Cash Tennis Villa will be rented out for 11 months each year and owners have 30 days usage. The resort is a star attraction in Fodors 2012 Caribbean. Marina, Diving School, Liverpool FC Soccer Academy, Water Sports, ESPA Spa. The Villa costs $504,000, (completion 2013) purchasers pay 30% deposit $151,200. 832 460 1026 | contact@oceanlocation.com www.oceanlocation.com


Check out www.littleships.com for more details on these listings and others! 1998 Hunter legend 40.5 Excellent condition clean and upgraded. $115K Jeanneau 44 SUN MAGIC owners version. Needs some varnishing. Sound vessel $50K Euro 1992 Beneteau 41,5 First. Excellent condition. Fast and Furious! NAUTA 70 Glorious machine in impeccable condition 1988 Jeanneau Sun Legend 41. Good clean cruising boat. $75K 60 ft Jongert Trewes Mototsailer. Long term liveaboard. $249K Offers. 1977 CSY 44. has to be seen to be believed. Immaculate bullet proof liveabaord cruiser OFFERS 56 ft Stealth Power Cat. One owner, never chartered. Glorious luxury & stunning speed. $825K 1987 Telstar Hans Christian. Magnificent Blue water ready with all the new extras. $169K 1981 43 ft Endeavour Ketch Excellent blue water liveaboard. $89K OFFERS 2001 Beneteau 50. Clean and ready to go. Tons of new stuff Giveaway. $139K 2001 Beneteau 50.5 Magnificent and upgraded $179K 1992 Dudley Dix Caribbea 30 Blue water Pocket Rocket loaded 1985 Soverel 41 Blue water racer cruiser Excellent value $99K Offers. 1986 Jeanneau Trinidad. Deep keel racer cruiser. Good value! OFFERS! Reinke 16 M Bilge Keeler. Expedition class yacht. Clean Survey $269K Johnson 65 Fly bridge. Magnificent turnkey vessel Priced to sell!! 1999 Voyage Norseman 430. New engines Great condition. $219K OFFERS! 1988 42 Baltic Magnum. Clean racer Cruiser. 2003 Mainship Sedan 30 ft, Immaculate and better than new. $95K Beneteau 400: Awesomely gorgeous and better than new 1988 Barens Sea trader. Steel. Great condition. Sail away OFFERS! 1994 Roberts 45 Bullet proof. Blue water circumnavigator. $79K OFFERS! Dufour Aperge 30 footer. Sweet little budget liveaboard $18K 2005 42 Bavaria. Excellent condition! Great price! $115K 2003 Bahia 46. Just phased out. new engines, sails. Clean survey. 1988 Peterson 46 Centre Cockpit cutter. One owner. Better than new $159K Offers 2005 Leopard 43. Owners version. Spotless, loaded and immaculate! Pearson 422 Magnificent blue water cruiser. Immaculate $84,500. 1982 Passport 40. Needs work on the hard in Grenada. Offers! 1995 Privilege 45. Cat. In weekly use. Lying Belize. $249K OFFERS 1991 Island Packet 31 ft. lying Grenada. Great liveaboard. OFFERS! 1997 Steel Gaff Ketch Magnificent. UK Sterling 2007 HANSE 430e. Immaculate fully equipped for Blue water passage making. One careful owner since new $275K offers. 1999 Oyster 56. More than magnificent! One careful owner since new. Owner buying a bigger one.


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104 ALLATSEA.NET MARCH 2012 Caribbean Dining & Provisioning THE DISHBY CAPN JAN ROBINSONA sandwich usually contains a combination of salad vegetables, meat, cheese, and a variety of sauces or savory spreads between slices of bread. When Im preparing for a ”ight I think about sandwiches and usually make mine, which are essentially salads with some added protein pressed between two halves of a crusty roll. I only use bread when Im traveling; otherwise I like to do Veggie Wraps and/or Lettuce Wraps.CUBAN SANDWICH Prep time: 15 minutes. Chilling time: 1 hour. Cooking time: 1 hr 30 min. Makes: 4 sandwiches SANDWICH: 4 hero rolls, cut in half lengthwise 1 Tbsp mayonnaise (or more to taste) 1 Tbsp yellow mustard (or to taste) 8 thin slices deli ham 8 slices deli roasted pork, sliced about 1/4-inch thick Relish: Combine in a food processor, the olives, raisins and shallot; pulse until coarsely chopped. Add oil and vinegar; pulse until combined but not pureed. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to two weeks. Sandwich: Spread the top cut side of each roll with mayonnaise and bottom with mustard. Place 2 slices each ham, pork and cheese on bottom of each roll, then spread with 2 Tbsp relish. Cover with tops of rolls. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Place 2 sandwiches in skillet and press down using a large ”at heatproof object such as a bacon press or the bottom of a heavy skillet. Cook about 7 minutes, until golden brown and cheese is melted through, then turn and cook about another 7 minutes. Repeat with remaining 2 sandwiches. Serve immediately. Note: The Relish makes an amazing grilled sandwich out of an ordinary ham and cheese. Spread any leftover relish on crusty bread, crostini or crackers for an appetizer.NIOISE SALAD ON A BAGUETTEPrep time: 15 minutes. Chilling time: 15 minutes. Makes: 4 sandwiches DRESSING: 1 garlic clove Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tsp Dijon mustard SALAD MIXTURE: 2 handfuls of lettuce, arugula, baby spinach or spring salad mix 1 sliced red onion, soaked in cold water for “ve minutes, drained and rinsed or 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1 small carrot, grated (about 1/4 cup grated carrot) 1 (5 oz) can water-packed tuna, drained 4 thin slices of cucumber 1/2 red or yellow bell pepper, cut in thin slices A few leaves fresh basil, cut in thin strips 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced Salt and pepper to taste 1 baguette, whole wheat sesame hamburger bun or roll of your choice Dressing: Puree the garlic with a generous pinch of salt in a mortar and pestle. With a pestle or a small whisk, work in the Dijon mustard, lemon juice, vinegar and olive oil. Add pepper and set aside. Salad: Combine all of the salad ingredients, except the hardboiled egg, in a bowl. Toss with the dressing until thoroughly coated. Pile half of this mixture onto the bottom half of Baguette or whatever roll you are using. Push it down, and arrange the slices of hard-boiled egg on top. Season; pile the remaining salad on top of the egg. It will look like a lot, but it will compress. Cover with the top half of roll: press down and wrap tightly in plastic, then put it in the fridge and allow it to sit for 10 to 15 minutes, or for several hours. Cut in half and serve. If only one half is eaten wrap the other half tightly, and refrigerate. Note: You can refrigerate wrapped sandwiches for up to two days.ASIAN LETTUCE WRAP Prep time: 20 minutes. Cooking time: 5 minutes. Serves: 4 16 Boston Bibb or butter lettuce leaves 1 lb lean ground turkey, chicken or beef 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup mushroom, chopped 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 tsp soy sauce Rinse whole lettuce leaves and pat dry, being careful not tear them. Set aside. In a large skillet heat oil and saut turkey until cooked. Remove turkey and set aside. Cook the onion in the same pan, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms, garlic, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ginger, vinegar, and chilli pepper sauce to the onions, and stir. Stir in chopped water chestnuts, green onions, sesame oil, and cooked turkey; continue cooking until the onions just begin to wilt, about 2 minutes. To serve: Arrange lettuce leaves around the outer edge of a large serving platter, and pile meat mixture in the center. Each person can spoon a portion of the meat mixture into a lettuce leaf, wrap it, eat it, and enjoy! Capt. Jan Robinsons Ship to Shore Cookbook Collection is available at your local marine or bookstore. Visit: www.shiptoshoreINC.com email: CapJan@aol.com Tell: 704-277-6521 SANDWICH OR WRAP? YOUR CHOICE. 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 2 tsp minced pickled ginger 1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar Asian chilli pepper sauce (optional) 1 (8 oz) can water chestnuts, drained and “nely chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 tsp Asian (dark) sesame oil 8 slices Swiss cheese 1 Tbsp unsalted butter RELISH: 1 cup coarsely chopped pitted green olives 1/2 cup raisins 2 Tbsp coarsely chopped shallot 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp sherry vinegar, red wine vinegar or champagne vinegar 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil