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Another year, another Coral Bay Marina proposal – Sirius Marina

Thanks to the great work of savecoralbay.com it looks like the Summer’s End Marina is not going to happen. However,  a new Marina Project is in the pipeline, the Sirius Marina. This time it is a project by Sirius Development, LLC, also… Continue Reading →

Alarming findings about Sunscreen and Microbeads environmental impact on Reefs

Let’s start by saying we are not some radical treehuggers and we do eat meat and fish. But we love our little paradise island St. John and want it and the reefs and its marine wildlife to still be there… Continue Reading →

Worst Drought of the Decade on St. John, USVI – Save water

St. John and other Caribbean islands are struggling with a severe drought. The last proper rain (as in a whole day, night or weekend of rain) on St. John fell in February. Then virtually no rain at all until June… Continue Reading →

Summers End Marina Update

Wondering what is going on with the Summers End Marina plans for Coral Bay? Try to get your hands on a copy of yesterday’s (July 16th) Daily News and check out David Silverman’s excellent article on page 25. Here is a… Continue Reading →

2015 Painkiller Cup Video

and here is the video from last weekend’s Painkiller Cup SUP Race from Beef Island, Tortola to Jost van Dyke. Full Report Painkiller Cup 2015 Supguide Rockhoppin’ Charters Follow

Fire on St. John – Mongoose Junction

We are sad to report that there has been a fire at St. John’s Mongoose Junction today and at least 2 business are reported to have been destroyed. The fire started somewhere or around in the Beauty Lounge at 11:00 AM. The… Continue Reading →

2015 Painkiller Cup SUP Race last weekend

The 2015 Painkiller Cup took place last Saturday, January 17th. It is a 14 mile downwind race from Beef Island, Tortola to infamous Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke. Well, it is supposed to be a downwinder but this time there was very little… Continue Reading →

Coral Bay Marina: Army Corps Public Comment Period until Jan 31st

The US Army Corps of Engineers has opened a Public Comment period for the mega yacht marina proposed by the Summers End Group in Coral Bay harbor.  The comment period will run until JANUARY 31, 2015.  If you want to… Continue Reading →

NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FIRM TO ASSIST “SAVE CORAL BAY” IN NEPA REVIEW

The Save Coral Bay group is pleased to announce that the nationally acclaimed environmental law firm of Sive, Paget & Riesel (sprlaw.com) will be providing pro bono legal assistance to the Save Coral Bay group during the review by the… Continue Reading →

LEGAL APPEALS FILED – ST JOHN MARINA OPPOSITION GAINS NATIONAL ATTENTION

December 1, 2014 – Coral Bay, St John, US Virgin Islands – The proposed mega yacht marina in Coral Bay Harbor, St John, is attracting considerable attention, although not of the positive variety. Two appeals were filed on November 14th… Continue Reading →

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