Summer 2018

  • A Fresh Breeze July 4, 2018 One Design project to resurrect the venerable Caicos Sloop. By David Douglas ~ Photos By Marta Morton “You can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been.” This summer, the Caicos Sloop One Design team and the TCI Sailing Association will embark on a novel boat-building project based at the TCISA headquarters in The ... Read more about this post
  • A Hidden Jewel July 4, 2018 Discovering the treasure that is Salt Cay. By Kelly Currington ~ Photos By Marta Morton Vacation. The mere mention of the word brings a heightened sense of excitement to one’s soul. People want different things for their vacations. Some want mountains and snow with skiing and fireplaces. Some want tropical waters with sandy beaches, reggae music, dancing and ... Read more about this post
  • Killing Them Softly July 4, 2018 The potential harm to coral reefs caused by sunscreen. By Don Stark, Chairman, Turks & Caicos Reef Fund and Autumn Blum, Chief Executive Officer, Stream2Sea Photo By Heidi Hertler Everyone knows that pollution—petroleum products, plastic, sewage, etc.—is harmful to coral reefs.Fewer people know that something we do every day (or should do) is also polluting lakes and oceans ... Read more about this post
  • Straws Suck! July 4, 2018 DECR hopes to keep the “NO STRAWS” campaign going year-round. By Amy Avenant, DECR Environment Outreach Coordinator The Department of Environment & Coastal Resources (DECR) has just wrapped up a successful “NO STRAW” campaign during the annual Greening TCI Month. But why attack the humble straw? Well, as it turns out, straws aren’t as innocent as they ... Read more about this post
  • Whose Treasure? July 4, 2018 In the clash over shipwrecks yet to be found, the past still haunts. By Ben Stubenberg “There is no way of getting away from a treasure . . . once it fastens itself upon our mind” Joseph Conrad Few ventures capture our attention or fuel the imagination more quickly than the prospect of finding sunken treasure from some long-lost ... Read more about this post
  • Adding Up the Benefits July 4, 2018 Utilizing a trained accountant in your business reaps rewards. By Snjezana S. Andrews, MBA, CPA Improper accounting practices and non-record retention in business is like properly feeding, grooming, loving and nurturing a child but never allowing schooling of any kind. The child will look capable of taking on the world in adulthood but in reality is not ... Read more about this post
  • The History Man July 4, 2018 Herbert “Bertie” Sadler made TCI history his life’s work. By Marjorie Sadler ~ Images Courtesy Marjorie Sadler Herbert “Bertie” Sadler, the Turks & Caicos Islands’ own “History Man,” died in 1992 at his home on Grand Turk. He had spent most of his adult life in the Turks Islands and wouldn’t dream of living anywhere else. He ... Read more about this post
  • Childhood Memories July 4, 2018 Recollections of growing up on South Caicos. By Emily Malcolm ~ Photos Courtesy Sailrock South Caicos Archival Collection As I took a stroll through my community of South Caicos, I reminisced on my childhood and teenage years. I saw buildings or parts thereof that reminded me of some of the most exciting and joyous experiences in ... Read more about this post
  • The Islands’ New Cay July 4, 2018 Turks Cay Resort & Marina offers a six-star luxury experience. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy Turks Cay Resort & Marina We often say the Turks & Caicos Islands are made up of some 40 islands and cays. A new one is being added this year—Turks Cay Resort & Marina. Planned to sprawl over 16 1/2 acres ... Read more about this post

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Photographer Marta Morton took a much-anticipated trip to Salt Cay in early April, where, among some 5,000 pictures, she captured this intriguing shot of the island’s iconic donkeys. You will find more of Marta’s beautiful photography throughout this issue and atPhotographer Agile LeVin captured this magnificent shot of freediver Samantha Kildegaard, of Free Dive With Me, at Malcolm’s Road Beach on Providenciales. Agile, who grew up and currently resides in Turks & Caicos, has been turning his camera to the country’s beauty for most of his life. He, along with his brother Daniel, produce Visit TCI , a website filled with comprehensive and current information about the Islands.

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