Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Back in 1949, Marius Stackelborough started the first real business on St. Barths and called it LeSelect.
LeSelect was a a bar, restaurant, bookstore, music shop and the gathering place on this small island about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami.
The King of Sweden, the Rockefeller family, Jimmy Buffett and thousands of others all have spent quality time at this unique Caribbean hangout.
And back in 1995, the developer of St. Hazards stopped by and was forever changed by this very special place. So much so that St. Hazards was created and inspired by what Marius created.
One of our greatest moments was when Marius made a special visit to St. Hazards in 2006.
Pictured here are four special friends that developer Ed (in the middle with Jeff and Kitty on the left and Bridget and John on the right) met in St. Barths and have made several visits since then to Middle Bass Island.
A big party for the 60th is expected in early November with Jimmy Buffett present. We hope to have some good pictures from that party.
St. Hazards was host to another volleyball tournament this year. This one also had a cornhole competition and was held on the St. Hazards lakefront property. Plans are underway for another tournament next June and August, so keep checking in for details. These events are always more than good volleyball, but also about great Island Fun.
One of the largest yachts to visit the U.S. Erie Islands was off the coast of Middle Bass Island recently. The yacht, which is almost 200 ft. long, is registered in the Cayman Islands (in the Caribbean south of Cuba) is shown here by Middle Bass Island and near Put-in-Bay.
The Middle Bass marina is open to all boaters who are on a budget because daily rates are only $15 and overnight rates are $1.25 per foot.
Call 419-285-6121 and the Hazards shuttle will get you from the marina to Hazards for $1.
Monday, August 17, 2009
This past Sunday Jose and Pamela became engaged to be married with a proposal right at the bar just minutes before their ferry left for home. Pamela had been to Hazards many years before, but this was the first ever visit for Jose, who is from California. Here are the pictures right as the proposal happened.
All of us congratulate this great couple and wish them the best in their new life together.