Bequia Youth Sailors navigate True North

True NorthThis 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

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True North – comes to Bequia

True North comes in Admiralty Bay, BequiaThe 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

Full Moon and a fabulous Starry Night on Bequia

Starry Night moored in Admiralty BayThe 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

Come and see a part of Dubai …. in Bequia

True NorthTrue 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.True North

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Budget Marine powers up the team …

New outboard engine for the Bequia Youth Sailors

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