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Caribbean Compass Sailing Magazine - March 2018

Welcome to Caribbean Compass, the most widely-read boating publication in the Caribbean! THE MOST NEWS YOU CAN USE - feature articles on cruising destinations, regattas, environment, events...

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MARCH 2018 CARIBBEAN COMPASS PAGE 2

CASIMIR HOFFMANN The Caribbean’s Monthly Look at Sea & Shore www.caribbeancompass.com Records Smashed Barbados Sailing Week ......... 16 ¡Si, Cienfuegos! Another side of Cuba ............ 20 Antigua Etchings Sailors leave their mark ........ 23 MARCH 2018 • NUMBER 270 PETER MARSHALL/BARBADOS SAILING WEEK KEN GOODINGS Yes We Can Minimizing hurricane risk ..... 24 Workboats Wow Grenada Sailing Festival ....... 31 Info & Updates ...................... 4 Business Briefs ....................... 8 Eco-News .............................. 11 Regatta News........................ 12 Y2A ......................................... 19 Island Poets ........................... 33 Meridian Passage ................. 34 Book Reviews...................34, 35 Publisher..................................Tom Hopman tom@caribbeancompass.com Editor...........................................Sally Erdle sally@caribbeancompass.com Assistant Editor...................Elaine Ollivierre jsprat@vincysurf.com DEPARTMENTS The Caribbean Sky ............... 36 Look Our For… ...................... 38 Seaboard Birds ..................... 39 Readers’ Forum ..................... 40 Caribbean Market Place ..... 42 Calendar of Events ............... 45 Classified Ads ....................... 46 Advertisers Index .................. 46 Caribbean Compass is published monthly by Compass Publishing Ltd., The Valley, P.O. Box 727, Anguilla, British West Indies. Tel: (784) 457-3409, Fax: (784) 457-3410, compass@caribbeancompass.com, www.caribbeancompass.com Art, Design & Production.........Wilfred Dederer wide@caribbeancompass.com Administration.........................Shellese Craigg shellese@caribbeancompass.com Advertising compass@caribbeancompass.com Caribbean Compass welcomes submissions of articles, news items, photos and drawings. See Writers’ Guidelines at www.caribbeancompass.com. Send submissions to sally@caribbeancompass.com. We support free speech! But the content of advertisements, columns, articles and letters to the editor are the sole responsibility of the advertiser, writer or correspondent, and Compass Publishing Ltd. accepts no responsibility for any statements made therein. Letters and submissions may be edited for length and clarity. ©2018 Compass Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. No reproduction, copy or transmission of this publication, except short excerpts for review purposes, may be made without written permission of Compass Publishing Ltd. ISSN 1605 - 1998 On the cover: Photographer Tim Wright snaps Classic Class action as Mah Jong sneaks up on Savvy during Grenada Sailing Week. See story on page 18 GRENADA SAILING FESTIVAL Compass covers the Caribbean! From Cuba to Trinidad, from Panama to Barbuda, we’ve got the news and views that sailors can use. We’re the Caribbean’s monthly look at sea and shore. ‘We are lured every month by the next edition — what’s new? Every month, lots ‘Caribbean of information Compass of every is the kind. source We are informed about the newest of what’s Customs happening and Immigration where I like regulations, to go.’ we can read about destinations — Readers’ where Survey we never 2017 have respondent been. We get ideas where to sail, where to climb a mountain, where will be a festival or some sort of entertainment.’ — Angelika Gruener S/V Angelos MARCH 2018 CARIBBEAN COMPASS PAGE 3 Cartagena Santa Marta Bocas del Toro Click Google Map link to find the Caribbean Compass near you! http://bit.ly/1fMC2Oy

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