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1st Annual Coconut Cup SUP Festival on St. Croix!

1st Annual Coconut Cup SUP Festival on St. Croix!

Attention all you enthusiasts of stand-up paddle boarding (or SUP)…we are thrilled to announce that the 1st Annual Coconut Cup SUP Festival on St. Croix will be held at our very own Freedom City Surf in Frederiksted! The festival and SUP race will be held May 9th – 11th, 2014 and will be the first […]

SUP…Stand Up Paddleboarding, give it a try!

SUP…Stand Up Paddleboarding, give it a try!

At one time or another you have probably been on a beach somewhere and seen people out on the water stand up paddleboarding (commonly known as “SUP”).  I always wondered: is easy to do or hard to do?  Some people make it look so effortless, like walking on water.  Some people even go so far as to take […]

Stand Up Paddle

Stand Up Paddle

My parents are on island this week visiting us for the holidays. They have visited us a few times now and are always excited to try something new each time they arrive. This time my mom had her heart set on Stand Up Paddle Boarding. We rented boards on the West End from Freedom City […]

Stand Up Paddleboard Racing

Stand Up Paddleboard Racing

Stand up paddleboard races on St. Croix are fun and family friendly, and raise money and support for the East End Marine Park.

Buck Island

Buck Island

Buck Island is located about one and a half miles off of the island of St. Croix, although it can be a little further depending on where you start your sailing trip. There is not much shade provided on this island oasis, so be sure to pack your sunscreen and a hat. Buck Island is […]

Deep Diving on St. Croix with S.C.U.B.A.

Deep Diving on St. Croix with S.C.U.B.A.

Divers in the know are already aware that St. Croix boasts some of the best diving in the Caribbean, and the best (by far) in the Virgin Islands.  With our diverse combination of wrecks, reefs and walls, there is no shortage of dive sites on St. Croix.  Most are accessible by a short boat ride […]

Kayak for Kids

Kayak for Kids

13th Annual Kayak for Kids Ham’s Bay to Cottages by the Sea Have boatloads of fun while supporting Queen Louise Home for Kids! Plan to Kayak or Stand-Up Paddle. Registration fee is $50.  

Day Tripping to Buck Island

Day Tripping to Buck Island

A trip to St. Croix would not be complete without day tripping to Buck Island. Located just 1 1/2 miles off the northeast shore of Christiansted, St. Croix, Buck Island is easily accessible from Christiansted, Green Cay Marina and the St. Croix Yacht Club. As one of only three Underwater National Monuments in the United […]

Lionfish Hunters… Sharpen Your Spears!

Lionfish Hunters… Sharpen Your Spears!

We’ve already told you about the Lionfish (click here to read our original post) and the threat it poses to our waters. The Lionfish, a ferocious predator, has taken over the reefs in the Bahamas and destroyed diverse populations of juvenile fish, disrupting the eco-system. Dive Training Magazine has a great article in the November […]

Look Out for the Lionfish!

Many of you may have already heard about the threat that is facing our precious coral reefs… the Lionfish. If you haven’t, it’s time to learn about this new invasive species, and spread the word to all snorkelers and divers you know. In late 2008, the first lionfish found in St. Croix off the Frederiksted […]