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Offshore Sailing School Expands Adventure Sailing Programs

Offshore Sailing School's BVI Flotilla

With the launch of Colgate Offshore Sailing Adventures™ this year, Offshore Sailing School is doubling its focus on special sailing events at its key resort operations and broadening the scope of its cruising program for graduates and sailing enthusiasts. “As we head into our 53rd year of teaching sailing and organizing sailing adventures, we have made two exciting strategic business …

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Things to Know BEFORE You Go to St. Lucia

Essential Information US, Canadian and EU visitors will not find any Caribbean island which requires an entry visa, although US visitors require special permission to visit Cuba. Travel insurance is recommended for any trip to the Caribbean, particularly emergency evacuation coverage in case airlift is required. Check also that insurance policies cover so-called dangerous activities such as scuba diving. ST. …

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How to Get to St. Lucia

Airports and airlines: George Charles Airport (SLU) in Castries for LIAT, Air Antilles and Caribbean Airlines; and Hewanorra International (UVF) in Vieux Fort for Jet Blue, WestJet, British Airways, Delta, US Airways, Air Canada, Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines direct flights. Cruise ports: Ships dock in Castries Yachting: Some great anchorages and marinas at Rodney Bay and Marigot Bay. Clear …

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How to Get Around St. Lucia

Cars can be rented in Castries, Soufrière and Vieux Fort, or through hotels. St. Lucia’s road system is fairly easy to navigate as it loops around the island. Roads can be poor, however, so take an SUV or 4×4 if possible. Most locals and tourists get around by privately owned minivans. Buses have green license plates, while taxis display blue …

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Where to Stay in St. Lucia

4,600 rooms, 58% Overview Rodney Bay and Reduit Beach are the prime locations, with high-quality family all-inclusive resorts such as the Rex Resorts St Lucian, St. James Club and Smugglers Cove. Sandals also has a presence with three resorts on the island. Deals Plenty of guest houses and guest houses to choose from, particularly heading away from the beaches. Highlights …

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What to Eat & Drink in St. Lucia

At the top end, Caribbean dining stands toe to toe with anything on offer in major North American or European cities, not least because a trail of renowned chefs have made their way to the Caribbean to take charge of restaurants in the luxury resorts. The real joy, however, is discovering those unannounced roadside stalls and beach bars where the …

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Where to Go in St. Lucia

It’s hard to miss St. Lucia’s signature attraction, the UNESCO World Heritage Pitons that loom over Marigot Bay. Various hiking tours attack the peaks, with stunning views at the end. Otherwise, Rodney Bay is the social and entertainment center, more so than the capital Castries, which is still a little rough around the edges.

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