NEWSLETTERS & POSTS

Marine Career Talk given at CAHS

By Charter19 | June 11, 2019

VIPCA spoke to 200 students today graduating from Charlotte Amalie High School – giving insight into what careers potential there are in the marine industry, and offering the opportunity to of a scholarship on the VIPCA Marine Apprenticeship July – Aug 2019. This is an intensive captains training with thanks to many industry leaders who … Continue reading Marine Career Talk given at CAHS

VIPCA a leading component of the “U.S. Virgin islands Vision 2040” initiative

By Charter19 | June 2, 2019

Governor Bryan announced during the State of the Territory Address that a 20-year economic vision for the Territory would be developed and called the “U.S. Virgin islands Vision 2040” initiative.  He designated the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) to lead the effort.  An RFP has been issued to retain a Vision 2040 consultant … Continue reading VIPCA a leading component of the “U.S. Virgin islands Vision 2040” initiative

19 Maritime Academy students from STX Central High School graduated from the World Ocean School St.Croix

By Charter19 | June 2, 2019

Newsflash: 19 Maritime Academy students from STX Central High School graduated from the World Ocean School St.Croix. Through this workforce development program World Ocean School students had the opportunity to see themselves in a different way, were exposed to a multitude of new opportunities, and are on track to contribute to the community, and this critical … Continue reading 19 Maritime Academy students from STX Central High School graduated from the World Ocean School St.Croix

Marine Career Talks Given at Eudora Kean High School

By Charter19 | May 30, 2019

– VIPCA spoke to today to graduating from Eudora Kean High School giving insight into what careers potential there are in the marine industry, and offering the opportunity to of a scholarship on the VIPCA Marine Apprenticeship July – Aug 2019. This is an intensive captains training with thanks to many industry leaders who donate … Continue reading Marine Career Talks Given at Eudora Kean High School

Island Mail – great service for crew

By Charter19 | April 5, 2019

ISLAND MAIL Location: 9602 Estate Thomas, Ste 4 Contact us: management@islandmailvi.com Office hours: M-F, 9 to 5   Manage Your Mail Online and Receive Notifications When You Have Mail or Packages at Island Mail Small, medium and large mailboxes available Real Street Address (not a PO Box) Never change your mailing address again (banking, credit cards, … Continue reading Island Mail – great service for crew

USVI Charter Yacht Show Preview

By Charter19 | April 2, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 27, 2019   USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November 11-14, 2019 @ IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande, in St. Thomas   St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The USVI Charter Yacht Show, the premier event in the U.S. Virgin Islands for charter brokers and crewed yachts to see and be seen, is … Continue reading USVI Charter Yacht Show Preview

Government Vision Meetings: VIPCA a proponent for the development of the USVI Marine Industry

By Charter19 | March 7, 2019

February 19th VIPCA met with the Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands – Albert Bryan – to discuss the potential infrastructure advancement which could be made to the territory to support the growth of marine tourism. Also discussed was means to encourage VI youth into the marine industry with training to be provided both in … Continue reading Government Vision Meetings: VIPCA a proponent for the development of the USVI Marine Industry

First Quarterly Newsletter

By Charter19 | March 1, 2019

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

By Charter19 | February 24, 2019

VIPCA attended the public meeting concerning the terrible, contagious and fast moving “Stony Coral Tissue Loss” disease discovered near St. Thomas Airport and Flat Cay. Try to avoid contaminated areas in case of contaminating new areas with your vessel (see map). UVI marine biologist Dr. Brandt and DPNR-CZM Kitty Edwards explained how to report brain … Continue reading Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

USVI Charter Show Largest In Over Two Decades – Caribbean Compass January 2019

By Charter19 | January 24, 2019

Caribbean Compass headline “USVI Charter Show Largest In Over Two Decades” – great quotes, great write-up, and great hope for an even bigger and better show 2019! — at Yacht Haven Grande En St. Thomas USVI.