This morning the Bequia Youth Sailors headed True North …. to Bequia Marina where the Volvo Open 70 ‘True North’ was moored up, ready for their long awaited sail aboard this amazing racing yacht.
The yacht is now on its world tour to promote Dubai as the next hosting country for the Expo2020 and it called into St Vincent & the Grenadines as the 2nd stop in its itinerary, Barbados being the first. Continue reading
The Volvo Open 70, True North, arrived in Bequia today, ready to take out the Bequia Youth Sailors and a number of other Bequia groups and dignitaries on sailing trips tomorrow.
The yacht is here to promote Dubai as the hosting city of the Expo2020 and this is its 2nd stop in a round-the-world promotional tour. Continue reading
The super yacht Starry Night came to Bequia on the day following the full moon, to give the Bequia Youth Sailors a truly sparkling adventure, leaving them glowing and twinkling.
The Oyster 82 came over the the island to take the young sailors of Bequia on a trip out into the St Vincent channel, to show them what sailing a much larger yacht is like.. He yacht was crewed by Skipper Roger and his crew of Henry & Naomi who made the day very special. Continue reading
True North, a Volvo Open 70 racing yacht that took part in the Round the World race in 2008-09, is coming to Bequia over New Year to promote Dubai as a candidate for the World Expo in 2020.
The yacht has been re-branded from its original ‘Green Dragon’ and is now sailing the world to help market and promote the World Expo. While she’s in St Vincent & the Grenadines she is offering the Bequia Youth Sailors the opportunity to go out sailing on this incredible yacht. Very different from the Optimists or Double Enders the young people here are used to.
Budget Marine who have marine outlets across the Caribbean, have donated an out board engine to the Bequia Youth Sailors, for use on the support dinghy.
The new outboard allows the Coaches to be out on the water with the young sailors providing advice and coaching real time, telling them what they can do to improve their sailing there and then. Continue reading
Bluescape Adventures, based in the Grenadines, operate a 46′ Bahia catamaran for charters around the Grenadine Islands.
Shawn & Ally who run the yacht offered the Bequia Youth Sailors a trip out on the luxurious catamaran, around Bequia and out to Isle De Quatre Continue reading