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Don’t Be Trashy!

Let’s just face it: we NEED plastic! We do. For lots of things like electronics, medical and keeping food fresh. But do we need single-use plastic? Do we need to buy bottled water or soda in a single serving? Living on a small island in the Caribbean sea, it’s impossible to go to the beach …

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Do You Need A Sailing License?

Congratulations! You have just earned your ASA 104 – Bareboat Charter Certificatiotion. Now what? You’re ASA 104 Bareboat Certification is proof that you are able to: skipper a sailboat approximately 30 to 45 feet (with engine) on a multi-day trip on coastal waters in winds up to 30 knots and moderate sea conditions. Simple enough, …

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Post-Apocalypse Planning

Apocalypse (ἀποκάλυψις) is a Greek word meaning “revelation”, “an unveiling or unfolding of things not previously known and which could not be known apart from the unveiling”. Well, now that you put it that way! With the world opening up again, LTD Sailing will be putting procedures in place to help keep our students as safe as possible. …

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2020: a Greek odyssey – An Epic Experience of Adventure and Exploration

Previously on LTD Sailing –  “Living The Dream!” we sailed in the Northern part of Greece, Croatia, Tahiti and last year in the San Juan Islands. This year we will be exploring the Saronic Islands of Epidavros, Poros, Sounion and Aigina! Along the way will visit historical sites and enjoy the local culture. This is 2020: a Greek odyssey! …

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Grenada Bans Styrofoam

On 1 September 2018 the small island of Grenada in the Southern Caribbean banned polystyrene also know as ‘Styrofoam.’ This seems like a simple step “Well, of course you would ban that nasty stuff!” After all it takes FOREVER to biodegrade. But Grenada loves it’s take-away food. Those amazing ribs on Wall Street, jerk chicken …

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Marine Protected Areas for Grenada

Did you know in 2013, Grenada signed the Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI) placing under management a large percentage of its coastal and marine ecosystems by 2020? This does not mean that these Marine Protected Areas (MPA) are completely off limits. Protecting Grenada’s Shores Prime Minister Dr. Keith C. Mitchell signed the initiative on Necker Island, …

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