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ABOUT ISLAND DREAMS GRENADA

Island Dreams has been providing Yacht Services in Grenada since 1999 and is dedicated to providing services to enable yacht owners and crew to make the most of their time sailing in the Caribbean. We aim to ensure that all work on board is completed as required whilst owners and crews are away, providing a single and effective point of contact.

Our services include yacht guardianage and caretaking checks, project management, parts sourcing and clearance, cleaning and polishing and all aspects of yacht maintenance. We have a long serving team of experienced yachts technicians and we work with all Grenada’s specialist marine contractors and suppliers.

Island Dreams has been owned and managed by Mark and Anita Sutton since 2003 and is a member of the Marine & Yachting Association of Grenada.
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Nothing Would Happen Without the Right People


Mark

Owner & Director


Mark has been involved with boats since childhood. He started sailing with his family in Portland Harbour in Dorset, UK and his interest in boats became a lifelong passion.

He studied at the International Boatbuilding Training College in Lowestoft, worked on boatbuilding projects in Elba, Italy and Maine and became an RYA Yachtmaster in 1996. He discovered Tall Ship sailing with the Jubilee Sailing Trust and worked on the build of ‘Tenacious’ – the largest wooden ship to be built in the 20th century – in Southampton. After crossing the Atlantic in 1998 and working as a Charter Captain, he made Grenada his home and became the owner and operator of Island Dreams Yacht Services in 2003.

In 2018 Mark qualified as a Marine Surveyor and undertakes surveys through Caribbean Marine Surveyors Grenada.

Anita

Owner & Director


Anita met Mark sailing with the Jubilee Sailing Trust in the Canary Islands in 1995, and in 1998 joined him crossing the Atlantic aboard their boat ‘Rachel Kathryn’. They explored the Caribbean, and after a period running a charter yacht, they settled on their favourite Caribbean island of Grenada. Anita is co-owner and co-operator of Island Dreams with Mark. She is usually based at the Island Dreams office at Clarkes Court Boatyard office.

Anita is Grenada’s Honorary Local Representative for the UK Cruising Association, and a past President of the Marine & Yachting Association of Grenada.

Tracy

Office Manager: Joined Island Dreams 2016


Chris

Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2007


Chris is from Carriacou and grew up in and around the sea. He was born into a family of seafarers and has spent all his working life on the water including skippering charter yachts, doing deliveries and working on fishing and cargo vessels.

He is RYA qualified to Day Skipper level and is very familiar with local waters. He is experienced with all types of boats, and enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills with others.

Serrant

Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2010


Serrant is from River Sallee in the Parish of St Patricks, in the North of Grenada. Serrant is from River Sallee in the northern parish of St Patrick. After working in carpentry, he decided he wanted to work with boats and entered a Nautical Course with the Grenada Coastguard, and was selected by Island Dreams to complete his training as an apprentice.

He has undertaken a number of electrical courses in the last few years, including most recently a solar system course.

Serrant has his RYA Coastal Skipper qualification, and recently attended a STCW Basic Safety Training course in Trinidad, as part of a program for Grenadian seafarers run by the Grenada Ministry of Youth.

Randolph

Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2013


Randolph is also from River Sallee in St Patrick and was working in landscaping when he came to join his long-time friend Serrant at Island Dreams.

He is usually based at Island Dreams’ Port Louis office and is involved in all aspects of checking and maintaining boats from electrical installations to fitting and removing sails to polishing and detailing.

Anderson

Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2017


Anderson lives in Vendome, on the road up to Grand Etang National Park. He joined Island Dreams after completing a college course and gained experience in all aspects of yacht operation and maintenance.

Roger

Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2018


Roger is an experienced in carpentry and all aspects of construction. He has built a number of boats himself, repurposing the fibreglass hulls from Ribs.

Roger works primarily in Clarkes Court Boatyard looking after bottom preparation and painting, gelcoat repairs and polishing.

Cathy

Interior Cleaner: Joined Island Dreams 2018


After moving on from her Customer Service role at the Airport to spend more time with her daughter, Kathy took up boat cleaning and detailing. She initially worked for a yacht charter company, and now a provides a fantastic yacht interior cleaning service to yachts of all types.