February 25, 2017

Cayman Islands’ Off The Beaten Track Ultra-Marathon just around the corner

The 8th annual Off The Beaten Track 50k ultra-marathon and relay will again be taking runners off road thought the trails, brush, beach and back roads of Cayman. Taking place on Sunday February 26th, 2017, this race continues to grow each year in numbers and excitement and this year will be raising funds for their […]

Force Blue holds fundraiser at Ocean Institute to help veterans [Cayman Islands first deployment]

By Kristina Pritchett From Dana Point Times  A national organization aiming to help veterans learn new skills used the Ocean Institute as the location for their fundraiser recently. Force Blue, a 501(C)(3) is working to give former combat divers and Special Operations veterans a chance to learn and explore some of the most critically endangered […]

Tennis Legends

Cayman Islands, Camana Bay, Tennis Legends By Georgina Wilcox Before the Legends tournament took place at Camana Bay last Friday (17) with an estimated audience of over 1,500 persons in attendance, John McEnroe and Jim Courier took to the court to do some practice and entertain some of the children. One of our readers, Karen […]

Cayman Islands kids Gaelic Football Club starts the season with a bang!

On Saturday February 11th 2017, the DART Kids Gaelic Club hosted the ‘Start of Season Blitz’ at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch. 65 children turned up and togged out in the first training session of the year, in the Cayman sunshine, early on Saturday morning. With 15 coaches on hand to assist with the […]

From sand beach to frozen lake, meet the guys of the Cayman Islands pond hockey team

By CURTIS RUSH From The Star Their story is unlikely, sure, but don’t underestimate Cayman Breakaway when the puck drops at the World Pond Hockey Championship in Plaster Rock, N.B., on Thursday. GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS—After trading long Canadian winters for the perpetual summer of this luxurious Caribbean tax haven, Bill Messer was content to […]

Cayman Islands: the changing face of the Kittiwake

From idive Cayman Islands Just days after the sixth anniversary of the sinking of the Kittiwake, forces of nature dealt a crushing reminder of the inevitable life cycle of a shipwreck. Strong north west winds and waves that battered the west coast of Grand Cayman have taken their toll on this world famous dive site. […]

Cayman Islands: Peter Ribbons Consolidated Water meet

The Pete Ribbins Consolidated Water Meet, hosted by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) of Grand Cayman at the Lions Aquatic Centre (LAC) was a  2017 CARIFTA Swimming qualifying meet for members of the National Junior Swim Team. In addition to Stingray swimmers, Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS) and Cayman Islands Special […]

Red Sail Sports marks 30 years of dive service in the Cayman Islands

Good customer service, great equipment, and Cayman’s superb reefs combine to provide the ultimate dive vacation, says guest who was there at the beginning and, three decades later, is still choosing Red Sail Sports and Grand Cayman  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (February 3, 2017) – In January, Red Sail Sports customer John Nagy from Jacksonville, […]

Dive tourism pioneers honored by Cayman Islands Government at Heroes Ceremony

Other dive industry professionals recognized for long service to the Cayman Islands tourism product George Town, Grand Cayman (Feb 2, 2017) – Dive and hospitality pioneers Bob Soto and Ms. Hebe Connors (Briggs) were honored by the Cayman Islands government as early tourism heroes in a January celebration in George Town’s Heroes Square. Several hundred […]

Cayman Islands: RMI’s Master (Yachts) Unlimited CoC recognised

BY BRYONY MCCABE From Superyacht News It encompasses all of the STCW requirements of the Master Unlimited CoC, excluding cargo related subjects. At the end of 2016, representatives of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry and the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry met to discuss the RMI’s Master (Yachts) Unlimited Tonnage Certificate of Competency (CoC). […]