Archive for January, 2011

Jibe City Gear Frenzy

January 12, 2011

JP Boards

Jibe City has enhanced their gear selection returning to the level of a high performance windsurf center. Gert de Mann overseas the operation and is assisted by Vanessa, Fen, Jayson, Fenn, Caesar, Jason and the rest of the windsurf team.

Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations is the only Bonaire based windsurf agency owned by a windsurfer. Discounted packages prevail so email ann@bonairewindsurfing.com for rates and specials.

Ezzy and Neil Pryde Sails

Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations is booking ABK Boardsport Clinic packages so call today. Limited space available for specific dates.

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Windsurf Bliss

January 11, 2011

Carole Hibdige, British Windsurf Shredder

What makes you happy?? What keeps you sane in between life’s chaos? Many on Bonaire find their zen on the water with the wind. The windsurfer is a unique character. Most are heavily addicted to weather sites and most own some sort of wind meter. Many plan winter escapes to warmer climates in search of the wind. Bonaire is one of the Caribbean’s hottest windsurf Mecca. My friend Carole shot this photo of Trevor, her wonderful better half. He clearly found his bliss.

Trevor and Carole and their windsurf clan escape to their island villa twice a year for weeks of windsurf fun. Light or high wind, the Hibdiges seek out the wind on Lac Bay.

Photo Courtesy of Carole Hibdige

Too find your windsurf bliss contact ann@bonairewindsurfing.com. You can even rent Trevor and Carole’s lovely Lac Bay villa. Ask for details on this lovely 4 bedroom escape.

Just Desserts – Bonaire Sweets

January 2, 2011

Tres Leche Gelatto at Capriccio's

It’s January 2 and I am back to clean eating after a typical holiday chow fest. It started Nov. 21 in Anguilla and I officially started clean eating today.

Recently I dined at Capriccio’s, one of Bonaire’s premier Italian restaurants. We had a great meal and of course amazing wine. After, the 5 of us shared two desserts; tres leche gelatto and chocolate sorbet. Wowww, pure decadence.

Chocolate Sorbet

New Years Eve we had a lovely dinner at Wil’s Tropical Grill. I ate sparingly as I wanted dessert. After my calamari salad I had a lovely coconut panna cotta. Maggie had key lime mousse and Kate had the chocolate tray.

Key Lime Mousse


Panne Cotta

Chocolate Tray

Caribbean Wind & Sun Vacations offers full Concierge Services for their discerning clients. Let the staff at CW&SV book your dinner at Capriccio’s or Wil’s Grill. Email ann@bonairecaribbean.com.