Title: St Barth weekly
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Title: St Barth weekly
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Language: English
Publisher: Journal de Saint-Barth
Place of Publication: Saint Jean, Saint Barthelemy
Publication Date: April 7, 2006
Copyright Date: 2006
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They were all ready to go. Thirty
sailboats: from the smallest,
Mariella at 80' to the largest,
Parsifal III at 178'. All ready to try and
get their name inscribed on the "Buck-
et" that serves as the winner's trophy
for the Saint Barth Bucket, and infor-
mal regatta that brings together some
of the world's most beautiful, and
largest sailboats. Only one was miss-
ing, Eole, a god of the winds, who was
absent from the llth edition of the
Bucket, which saw all three races can-
celled due to a lack of wind. In fact,
the light winds meant that none of the
boats actually crossed the finish line.
As a result, the Ilth edition of the
Saint Barth Bucket will go done in the
annals of the race as the one without a
winner. The first time this has hap-
pened in the history of the Bucket!
Briefing, petitfours
and champagne!
The Bucket got underway last Thurs-
day evening with the traditional skip-
pers' briefing on the yacht, Altitude,
anchored at the dock by the Wall
House. Owners and skippers were
welcomed by the race committee
including Melanie Smith and her staff,
Hank Halsted, Tim Laughridge, and
Ian Craddock, who organize the event
along with the Saint-Barth Yacht Club,
and in close collaboration with the
municipality of Saint Barthl6emy and
the Port of Gustavia. The briefing was
followed by a cocktail reception open
to the public on the main dock.
Late start, race cancelled
Friday jii 'IIin .-. 10:00am: each of the
30 boats entered in the race of
which four were actually under 100',
Mariella, Boo Too, Metolius, and
Symetry had a crew of 15 to 20
aboard as they headed out toward the
starting line to hoist their sails and fin-
ish any last minute preparations before
the first regatta, traditionally a sail
around the island. Out by the little
islands off the coast of Corossol, the
race .' iiii'iiicc was aboard the yacht,
Sovereign, and ready to start the race
as planned at 11:00am. The wind,
which had been light since early morn-
ing, got even lighter and barely regis-

tered three knots. Not enough to navi-
gate! The wait was long, the sun hot,
and the situation did not improve. By
12:00 noon, the race committee and
the organizers decided to cancel the
first regatta, to the dismay of all
aboard the various boats as they
returned to the dock.
Starts but no finishes
Saturday morning: a S. 'uli'c.,I\ wind
blew up to nine knots at the break of
day. Navigators and organizers were
once again hopeful that they could
race. The itinerary of the second regat-
ta is in the form of an Olympic triangle
around the small islands of Boulanger,
Pel6, Fr6gate, Bonhomme, and
Fourchue, with the starting and finish
lines between the committee boat and
gros ilets. At 11:00am, the first sail-
boat, Ohana, left the starting line, with
staggered starts continuing until
1:18pm when Visione was the final
boat to set sail. With spinnakers
unfurled, the boats navigated at mod-
erate speed on flat seas. As they came
past Fr6gate, many of the boats had to
tack due to the S 'ull "..cs wind. The
descent from Fr6gate toward Fourchue
was spectacular, with the sailboats side
by side with their multi-colored spin-
nakers full of wind. A large cloud
moving from West to East brought
rain, and some stronger wind but it
only lasted a few minutes. After the
showers, the wind calmed down defin-
itively and the same ordeal started
again for the boats in the race: hours of
waiting for the wind that never reap-
peared. At 4:00pm, the !.!iniIto put
an end to the torture, and announced
that to all boats that unless the condi-
tions improved in the next 30 minutes,
the race would be suspended. Which is
what happened. More fun was had on
the dock as the night fell and a crowd
gathered to admire the boats and dance
to the music of RMI.
Sunday, race shortened
and finally cancelled
The weather forecast was no b1ciie on
Sunday than the other days of the
regatta. The wind, still blowing from
the S '.uliIC'.,l. was still very light. The
boats played along: after all it was the

last day of the race. At 1,1 'i n. the
committee announced that the first
start, planned for 11:00am was
delayed. The race was finally short-
ened, with a new Sunday itinerary
leaving from the islands off of
Corossol in the direction of the islets
of "la Poule" and "les I'. .uL\\," and
back again. With spinnakers half full,
the boats moved at the speed of snails.
After 90 minutes on the water, the
organizers announced that once again,
due to the lack of wind, the race was
once again cancelled. As they say in
French: "never two without three."
But to finish on a happier note, most
of the boats headed to the bay of
Colombier for a picnic, and to give the
sailors a chance to recover from their
disappointment at the lack of wind.
The awards ceremony planned on the
Quai G6n6ral de Gaulle Sunday
evening was replaced by a different
kind of event, mostly thanking those
who took part. Since there was no win-
ner, this year's Bucket was dedicated to
Tommy Taylor, co-founder of the Nan-
tucket Bucket and owner of Avalon,
who was tragically killed in a snowmo-
bile accident in mid-February. After the
dedication, the race organizers preced-
ed to give out four prizes based on the
best starts. Antara took the first prize,
Altair the second, and Visione the third.
The can of snails, usually given to the
slowest boat, was given this year to the
race itself! The doyenne of the race,
Grandma Betty aboard Perseus, was
given the Huismann trophy. The Spirit
of the Bucket prize, given Churchill
Yachts, went to Antara, which also won
the prize given by Perini Navi ship-
yard. The crew of Endeavour was
named as the best crew. Mayor Bruno
Magras gave the medal of Saint Barth
to each winner as usual. The party end-
ed with a cocktail reception and the
projection of photos and videos of the
race shown on a large screen.

La Bouillabaisse Marseille:

La Bouillabaisse, the most typical dish of Marseille, was originally
a fisherman's dish. While sorting out the fish intended to be sold
they used to put aside certain species which they would then
prepare for their families and themselves. It is a very simple family
dish which has evolved over the years.

Today there is a Bouillabaisse Chart that includes precise
ingredients which are important to maintain tradition
while respecting the culinary art of the Chef.

La Bouillabaisse Marseille must consist of at least 4 types
of Mediterranean rock fishes: scorpion fish, white scorpion fish,
red mullet, skate, conger eel, john Dory, cigale de Mer (Mediterranean
crustacean resembling a lobster) or spiny lobster.

The Bouillabaisse is served in two servings, the fresh fish soup
and the whole cooked fish.
There is, however, one fundamental rule: the fish must be cut up in
front of the guests. La Rouille, which is a typical sauce, accompanied
with croutons to be served both with the soup and the fish.

You can enjoy la Bouillabaisse Marseille at Restaurant des Pbcheurs
where traditional Marseille Bouillabaisse is served for lunch and
dinner each friday.
reservations : (+590) 590 298 300. www.lesereno.com

le sereno.


to go dancing? See an art exhibit?
Listen to music? Time Out keeps you up to date on local happenings. Let's party

Live Music
I Every Evening
- Papa Guyo & Tanya Michelle,
from 9 pm to midnight,
La Plage Saint Jean
- "Johnny Hoy & The Blue
Fish", (Blues, Funk, Country)
from 9 pm to midnight,
Bet'a Z'ailes, Gustavia
- Lounge mix, 7 pm to 1 am,
Bar't6, hotel Guanahani,
Grand Cul de Sac
- All selected quality lounge
music by Philippe,
Zanzibarth, St Jean
- Screen Live concert from
6.30pm, Caf6 Yacht, Gustavia
- Alan Landry, piano, 8pm,
Gaiac restaurant,
Hotel Le Toiny
I Thursday, April 6
- Bikini coca from 12pm,
La Plage, St Jean

- Latino Evening,
Ti Zouk K'f6, Gustavia
- Nadege Emmanuelian,
sunset concert from 5:30,
Carl Gustaf, Gustavia
I Friday. April 7
- Balearic Afternoon
by Franky, from 2 pm,
La Plage, Saint-Jean
- Nadege Emmanuelian,
sunset concert from 5:30,
Carl Gustaf, Gustavia
I Saturday, April 8
- Grand merchant zouk,
Ti Zouk K'f6 at 8pm
- Balearic Afternoon
by Franky, from 2 pm,
La Plage, Saint-Jean
- Stephane Cano,
sunset concert from 5:30,
Carl Gustaf, Gustavia
I Sunday. April 9
- "Emergency" party starting
at noon at La Plage, Saint-Jean

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- Stephane Cano,
sunset concert from 5:30,
Carl Gustaf, Gustavia
I Tuesday, April 11
- Nadege Emmanuelian,
sunset concert from 5:30,
Carl Gustaf, Gustavia
I Wednesday, April 12
- Nadege Emmanuelian,
sunset concert from 5:30,
Carl Gustaf, Gustavia

Let's Party
I Monday
- Monday Night Fever,
100% disco, Ti St-Barth,
Pointe Milou
- Cream evening
by Mateo, Yacht Club,
I Tuesday
- ( Ii.i1.. 11... with Kim & Co,
Ti St-Barth, Pointe Milou
- "Laisse Parler les Gens",
Caribean party, by Chaya,
Yacht Club, Gustavia
I Wednesday
- Plastic Boots Party
by Carole, Ti St-Barth,
Pointe Milou
- BBQ on the beach from
8 pm, Nikki Beach, St Jean
- Angel Party, Ti St-Barth,
Pointe Milou
- Hot Night, Only Girl,
with surprise, Yacht Club,
I Friday,
The Real Ti Party, Ti St-Barth,
Pointe Milou
I Sunday
- Amazing Sunday (DJ, fashion
show...), Nikki Beach, St-Jean
- Karaok6 Party, Yacht Club,

Night Club
I Every night
- Casa Nikki, mix by Jacques
Dumas & Pascal, Gustavia
- Feeling (except tuesday),
Lurin, from 10 pm
-Yacht Club, Gustavia
-Bubbles Club, Gustavia
from llpm

I Through April 27
Jesse Chapman, exhibits his
paintings at Me.di.um gallery

I Through April 27
Jesse Chapman, at galerie
Me.di.um Gustavia.
I Through April
Daniel Cosset at Central bART
Gallery, near Ti Zouk K'fe,
I Through April
- Stephanie Leroux sculptures,
Carl Gustaf hotel, Gustavia
I Permanent exhibits
- Eve Ducharme Art Gallery
presents selection of paints,
Wall House restaurant, Gustavia
- Alain le Chatelier,
Les Artisans, Gustavia
-Pompi, Petit Cul de Sac
-Spidler, Christian Mas gallery,
-Zaza Noah, Tamarin, Saline
-Hannah Moser, Cul de Sac
-Antoine Heckly, Made in
Saint-Barth boutique, St-Jean
I Art Galleries
-Eve Ducharme Art Gallery,
-To-b.art galerie, Gustavia
-Me.di.um gallery, Gustavia
-Central bART Gallery, near Ti
Zouk K'f6, Gustavia

Fashion Show
I Everyday
-1:30 2 pm, Case de l'ile,
Hotel Isle de France, Flamands
- 9 pm, Lolita Jaca, La Scala
Restaurant, Gustavia
I From Tuesday to Sunday,
1.30pm, fashion show featuring
Geisha Vampire, La Plage,
St Jean
I Every Tuesday evening,
6:30 pm, Boutique of the H6tel
Isle de France, Flamands
I Every Saturday evening,
Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou

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Transat ag2r Concarneau-.^iior-BI rl

The race gets underway on Sunday

very other year,
Saint-Barth hosts
the arrival of a
transatlantic sailing race
called the <.
This event sets sail on
Sunday, April 9. This
transatlantic race with
identical single hull Figaro
Benetteau sailboats, each

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with a crew of two, has
taken place every other
year since 1992. In 2006,
when the race begins on
next Sunday April 9, the
starting line will no longer
be in Lorient, France, but
rather Concarneau, the
third largest city in the
Finistbre region (Britany),


Placing 65th out of 68 entries that finished (out of 150 that
started) he most recent edition of the Paris-Dakar car rally,
Christian Laporte, known in Saint Barth as "Kiki," organ-
ized a special event to thank his sponsors last Friday night at
the Guanahani Hotel, one of the principal sponsors. His
team, Laporte-Lambert, drove vehicle N'702, which was on
display for the occasion. The car custom designed by Kiki
and friends, is a modified version of a mini Moke XXL,
with a Mercedes 300 GD motor. The next day, Saturday, the
car and its driver attended another event, this time open to
the public at the Bacardi Caf6. This event included a film
made about his adventure, followed by a discussion with
Kiki, who donated one euro from each meal purchased to
the children of Mali, via a local association.
the children of Mali, via a local association.

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and the largest tuna fishing
port in Europe. 28 boats
are expected to take depar-
ture. And while the race
used to make a stopover in
Madeira, this time it will
be direct, even though

there will be a race buoy at
the small island of Porto
Santo, across from
Madiera. The first boats
could arrive in Saint Barth
as early as April 29, 2006.


Le Tenace on a surveillance mission

e Tenace, a high-seas
tugboat from the
French Navy usually
based in Brest (France), is
in the West Indies for a
three-month mission, and is
plying the waters of the
Northern Islands, at the
request of the regional mar-
itime affairs director, Denis
Mehnert. He was in Saint
Barth last Monday, at
which time he helped with
control operations in the
waters of the Marine Park:
"Twice a year, as reinforce-
ment to actions in the
waters of the West Indies,
the Navy sends one of its
boats that are based in
Brest," explained Denis
Mehnert. "Concerning Le
Tenace, in addition to sur-
veillance of illegal immi-
gration, and the fight
against drug traffic, we

Pascal Huet, captain ofLe Tenace, Franciane leQ Q
S .of the Marie Park, and, .
for maritime Denis Mehnert.

have recommended to the
COMAR (Marine Com-
mander for the Antilles, to
whom Le Tenace reports)
to ask the boat to patrol in
the islands of the archipela-
go where the government

has the least presence. That
is the case of Saint Martin,
the Saintes, D6sirade, and
Marie Galante, as well as
certain specific spots such
as the marine park in Petite
Terre or the Grand Cul de
Sac Marin, where in the
later case, controls were
done with the dinghy from
Le Tenace."

arrival of the Transat Ag2r,
during which Le Tenace
will offer its aid. Huet also
met with the staff of the
Marine Park, and met with
the Mayor, as well as the
French captain of the cruise
ship, Le Levant, which
pulled into Saint Barth last
Le Tenace left Brest on
February 27 and arrived in
Fort-de-France in Mar-
tinique -its home base
during its stay in the
Antilles on March 18.
Its arrival caused quite a
stir as it escorted a cargo
ship 318' long that was fly-
ing a Panamanian flag,
aboard which 1.5 tons of
pure cocaine (hidden in the
structure of the boat) had
been found two weeks ear-
lier, on March 3. Called
"Master Endeavour," the
ship had been captured a
few days earlier by French
marine commandos in the
waters off Cape Verde,



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Le Tenace, a ' '. '- from the FrenchNavy

In Saint-Barth, where the
draft is just a shallow six
meters, Le Tenace could
not tie up at the dock and
remained anchored in the
outer harbor. Its command-
er for the past two years,
Pascal Huet, helped the
director of maritime affairs
with the organization of the

approximately 1,300 kilo-
meters west of Dakar.
Accompanied at first by the
tugboat, Rari, and then by
the frigate, Germinal, the
cargo ship was finally
escorted by Le Tenace as
far as Fort-de-France, the
closest French port to the
place the ship was seized.




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Saint Barth Bucket 2006

The crew ofFreedom ofF
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Boats on different tacks

4 boats searching [
,fif "'ilt' bl'i'. .


Endeavour and Rangers, two J Class boats,
with African Queen (Photo: Sylvie)

Saint Barth Bucket 2006:

wins best crew
award .

Photos Rosemond Grdaux

Captain Johno with owners of Antara

T aiz a a ai art 2
The organizers and staff of the Saint Earth Bucket 2006


Weather Report for March :
Hotter than Usual

Dryness reigns

in a hotter month

than normal

Every month we present a recap of the local
weather, written by Ren6 Fury, director of the
French weather service's local bureau, Espace
M6teo Caraibes.

o The average maximum temperature
So0o for March hit 85F rather than the
/ normal average of 83.4F. The
nighttime lows were also higher
than average, at 74.60F rather than
73.2F. The lowest temperature was recorded on
March 15 at 70.70F and the highest on March 9, at
89.2F, within the average for the season.
The humidity was also within normal range, between
56 and 84% as average for the month, in spite of a
particularly humid period from March 27 to 30.
The ocean temperature a little under 78.8F at the
beginning of the month- was rapidly heating up,
already reaching 80.6F by the end of the month.

With 10mm (0.4") of rain recorded
during the month, compared to an
average of 38mm (1.5"), the
month of March was unusually
dry. But added to the rain that has
fallen since the beginning of the year, a total of
142mm (5.6"), the rare drops that fell in March have
not changed the fact that 2006 remains a normal year
on the rainfall charts. The dryness on the island is
nothing compared to that of 1968, 1977, or 1959.

The wind from the East-Northeast
was moderate at the beginning of
the month with gusts up to 70km/h
on March 11. The wind subsided
toward the end of the month, and shifted to a
S 'ul!C.iiC.'!li orientation.

Weather forecast
The forecast for the beginning of April may call for a
little rain, perhaps in the middle of the week. The fore-
cast for May, June, and July look as if they will be
normal in terms of temperature and rainfall.

i Local Weather
T17 mph / 28 km/h
Thursday Night:Clear.
Clear Low: 76 F / 24 C
High: 79 F/26 C Wind ENE
Wind ESE 17 mph / 28 km/h
13 mph / 21 km/h /k
Night: Clear. Sunday
Low: 76 F / 24 C C
Wind ENE Clear.
Wind11 mph/18 km/h High: 790 F/260 C
11 mph /18 km/h Wind East
Wind East
Friday 17 mph / 28 km/h
Friday Night: Clear
Thunderstorm Low: 76 F / 24 C
High: 79 F/26 C Wind ENE
Wind East 17 mph / 28 km/h
13 mph / 21 km/h
Night: Clear. M onday
Low: 770 F / 25 C Clear.
Wind ENE High: 79 F / 26 C
15 mph / 25 km/h Wind ENE
Sat y 15 mph / 25 km/h
atuday Night:Clear
Clear dw Low: 76 F / 24 C
High: 78 F/26 C Wind East
Wind ENE 17 mph / 28 km/h

* Driving in St Barths


The traffic cir-
le at La Tour-mente
mente (the top
of the hill near
the airport) has
altered the traffic patterns for who has the right-of-way. Now,
vehicles already engaged in the traffic circle have priority.
Below is a small diagram to help you figure out what to do.

For your information

V -

You do not
have the
right of way


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Information about ciguatera

At the request of the
Saint Barth Marine
Park, Jean Paul
Vernoux recently discussed
the problem of ciguatera
(fish p.'i ..v!ii!i._. during a
conference held at the
M6t6o Caraibe offices near
Gustavia. He explained that
Saint Barth, like Saint Mar-
tin, Anguilla, and Saba, as
well as the Virgin Islands
and the Bahamas, was
among the West Indian
islands the most concerned
by the potential of this food
p'.i.. 'hii. a problem that
effects between 30,000 to
50,000 people each year,
primarily island natives or
sailors who consume large
amounts of fish.

Although it has been a prob-

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lem since the 16th century,
the cause of ciguatera was
unknown until just recently.
In fact, it was in 1977, when
there was a bout of the dis-
ease in the Polynesian
archipelago that two
researchers discovered the
role played by "Gam-
bierdiscus t.I '._. uI (a living
microscopic organism that
thrives on dead coral and is
found in certain algae) in
the development of the dis-
ease. The means of contam-
ination is simple: the poison
is concentrated in the tissue
of herbivore fish that feed
on contaminated algae, then
the poison is t.l!i!M. illId to
carnivore fish who have
digested the herbivores.
Man, the last link on this
food chain, gets sick once
he has ingested a certain
dose of the toxins, or an




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amount above his le'
erosion of co
an' fac
Although this micros
organism multiplies n;
ly in a limited fashion,
develop more rapidly
certain conditions. A
ing to Jean-Paul Ver
the various condition
can encourage the gro
ciguatera include rep
damage from hurric
dramatic changes in te
nature, and all activities
can cause damage t
coral reef.
It can be
During the conferei
native of the island ir
ed that in the past,
fish was being cooke
would plunge a silver
into the fish. If the
came out black, the fis
not eaten. This indicate
for a long time, people
been concerned about
problem, which is ger
not fatal, but can
damage to the nervou
tem as well as cause p
digestive difficulties
even today it is still di
to judge the safety of
en fish. Ciguatera do
alter the appearance
taste of the fish. Co
does not solve the pr
either: fresh, frozen, o
ed, the toxins remain
same. The food poison
apparent within the fi
hours after eating a
fish. The only way
sure not to get ciguat
to avoid fish that are
taminated (see belov
the French West Indi
government restricts c
species that are sur
And if you get cigu
poisoning? In the ab

vel of

it can
Is that
wth of

of specific medication, the
treatment is based on symp-
toms. In mild cases, this can
mean vitamin B therapy, as
well as calcium gluconate,
anti-diarrhea pills and anti-
histamines. In more serious
cases, the solution is manni-
tol, an osmotic diuretic
agent used mainly to reduce
intracranial pressure in the

)eated S
:anes, Symptoms of the disease
mper- can include nausea, vomit-
s that ing, diarrhea, cramps,
o the excessive '. '.cli1.-.
headache, and muscle
aches. The sensation of
burning or "pins-and-nee-
nce, a dies," weakness, itching,
idicat- and dizziness can occur.
while Patients may experience
1, one reversal of temperature sen-
spoon station in their mouth (hot
spoon surfaces feeling cold and
h was cold, hot), unusual taste sen-
es that stations, nightmares, or hal-
e have lucinations.
it this
lerally Species at risk
cause Research shows that of the
s sys- people who suffered from
ainful this fish poisoning in the
s. Yet Guadeloupe islands, 45% of
fficult the cases were caused by the
a giv- eating of bar jack, followed
es not by 31% from gray snapper,
or the 8% from grouper, and final-
oking ly 4% each by barracuda,
oblem swordfish, and mackerel.
ir salt- Yet the champion in terms
in the of concentration of the
ning is ciguatera toxin is the bar-
rst 12 racuda, and the consumption
toxic of this fish is highly discour-
to be aged. Other fish, including
tera is eels, are also contaminated.
con- It is important to note that
w). In the fish caught out at sea
es, the and served in local restau-
:ertain rants are not affected by
aspect. ciguatera p.'i..\'riri so
latera please continue to enjoy
sence your favorite fish dinner.

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The company that started the professional
organization and events planning business...
the company that continues to set the standard.

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Gustavia, waterfront
triplex apt, 360 sqft,
furnished one bedroom
A/C, 2 bathrooms, liv-
ing room w. dining
area, kitchen, terrace
facing the harbour.
1995 euros/month
Fax./tel : (0590)
29.74.48 or
kokon@ wanadoo.fr

Land for sale with a
building permit, large
open sea view, great
size for a quiet place.
Call for additional
information: IMMO
BUSINESS 05 90 29
22 98, immo-busi-

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Handyman preventive
maintenance and
emergency service,
reasonable rates 06 90
35 72 79

For sale: brasserie busi-
ness located in St. Jean.
3-6-9 year lease. For
additional information
write to brasserie cre-

Exclusivity For Sale : 6
bedrooms / 4 bath villa,
living room, large ter-
race + additional fully
equipped studio, pool,
sea view, Flamands
area. Well maintained,
furnished. 2.250.000
euros. Contact "St Barth
Properties; Sotheby's

05 96 70 92 92
059027 1170
05 90 29 76 76
05 90 27 60 35
18 / 05 90 27 66 13
05 90 27 76 03
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05 90 27 87 27
05 90 27 66 97
05 90 87 10 68

Rapid Explorer 05 90 27 60 33
Airlines company Winair 05 90 27 61 01
St-Barth Commuter 05 90 27 54 54
Air Caraibes 05 90 27 71 90
American Airlines 00 599 54 S 1411
Taxis Gustavia 05 90 27 66 31
Saint-Jean 05 90 27 75 81
To, 05 90 29 80 40
EDF (electricity company office) 05 90 29 80 81
Water system 05 90 27 60 33
Post Gustavia 05 90 27 62 00
Marine Reserve 06 90 31 70 73
church 0590279538
church Sunday 9am. 0590297463
S church St Barth Beach Hotel Sunday 9am

international realty" at
0590 29 75 05

For Sale, Saint.Jean,
close to the beach, 2
bedrooms / 2 bath villa,
living room, pool,
ajoupa. Recent buil-
ding. 1 200 000 euros.
Contact "St Barth
Properties; Sotheby's
international realty" at
0590 29 75 05

Villa for sale Top hill
villa in St Jean, great
views, 2 bed/ 2 bath,
garage 1.185.000 euros.
Ref. : 06.252 Contact
les Vents Aliz6s: (590)
590 27 78 70 or email :

Business for sale Easy
to run 190.000 euros
Ref. : 06.249 Contact
les Vents Aliz6s: (590)
590 27 78 70 or email :

Villa for sale- Villa near
St Jean, Lovely beach,
2 bed / 2 bath and pool
& ajoupa 1.200.000
euros. Ref. : 06.250
Contact les Vents
Aliz6s: (590) 590 27 78

70 or email

Facing the ocean:
1h.inii .ii. typical Cre-
ole cottages, two bed-
rooms, very good con-
dition, 1,350,000 euros.
Call for additional
information: IMMO
BUSINESS 05 90 29
22 98, immo-busi-

Sublime and prestigious
ensemble of villas and
very private cottages,
refined decor and archi-
tecture, limitless views
of the turquoise horizon
3,800.000 euros Call
for additional informa-
tion: IMMO BUSI-
NESS 05 90 29 22 98,
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For Sale, Pointe Milou
leeward, West oriented
with exceptional view,
2 bedrooms /2 bath
villa, living room, pool.
Furnished. High rental
potential. 1.500.000
euros. Contact "St Barth
Properties, Sotheby's
international realty" at
0590 29 75 05


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Charming and spacious new villa E LARGE SWIMMIN i
with view of St Jean Bay, three bedrooms PRETTY VIEw.
in two bungalows, swimming pool, plus AT VILA N WA DISTANCE
independent apartment with two bedrooms. BEACH AT
$2,100,000 AND OFFERS I A mE
300 meters from the beach
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