Tag Archives: St. Maarten

Cruising Shot of the Week

This pretty shot was captured from Cupecoy Beach, St. Maarten this month by Richard Meridith, who when not on the beach sails his PDQ 32. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.

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New 75-Ton Sea-Lift Hits St. Maarten

Good news for Caribbean sailors who have had trouble finding a spot to haul out in the past. The St. Maarten marine service industry took a large step forward in July with the arrival of a new 75 ton KMI … Continue reading

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Arrests in St. Maarten Put Locals and Visitors at Ease

Cruisers can feel relatively safe in St. Maarten again. There has been a collective sigh of relief by all in the yacht industry in St. Maarten after the arrest of three Dominican men for the grizzly murder of Ludivic Guillevin, … Continue reading

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St. Maarten Murder Raises Safety Questions

The death of a crew member on megayacht Cheetah Moon over the weekend has sparked outrage from St. Maarten Marine Trades Association (SMMTA) that crimes related to the fragile yachting industry have escalated into brutality.

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