ABOUT ISLAND DREAMS GRENADA
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.
Nothing Would Happen Without the Right People
Owner & Director
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.
Owner & Director
Anita is Grenada’s Honorary Local Representative for the UK Cruising Association, and a past President of the Marine & Yachting Association of Grenada.
Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2007
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.
Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2010
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.
Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2013
He is usually based at Island Dreams’ Port Louis Marina office and is involved in all aspects of checking and maintaining boats, from electrical installations to fitting and removing sails and polishing and detailing. With a keen eye he is detail orientated and takes good care of boats kept here in the water.
He completed his STCW Certification in Trinidad in 2020.
Yacht Maintenance Technician:
He’s a keen sailor and a member of the local traditional work boat team competing in the annual Grenada Sailing Festival, as well a regular member of the very successful crew on board Jaguar at the Grenada Sailing Week.
Along with his brother and Serrant, Samuel owns a Hurricane 5.9 catamaran, which they have raced from Grenada to Carriacou (and back!).
Office Manager: Joined Island Dreams 2016
After crossing the Atlantic in 2006 and cruising in the Caribbean, she eventually settled in Grenada in 2010, working in the yachting sector as PA to a marine surveying company.
With a background in customer service, Tracy looks after our Port Louis Marina office handling enquires and providing support and services for our clients, including parts sourcing and clearing shipments. RYA qualified, and having lived aboard both monohull and catamaran, she has a wealth of knowledge and understands yacht owners’ needs.
She still enjoys the ocean and travelling, regularly volunteers with Grenada Sailing Week and is a member of the local Petite Calivigny Yacht Club based at Le Phare Bleu Marina.
Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2017
He joined Island Dreams at 17 after completing a college course and has gained experience in all aspects of yacht operation and maintenance.
Yacht Maintenance Technician: Joined Island Dreams 2018
Roger is experienced in carpentry and all aspects of construction. He has built a number of boats himself, re-purposing fibreglass hulls from ribs.
Interior Cleaner: Joined Island Dreams 2018
She initially worked for a yacht charter company, and now a provides a fantastic yacht interior cleaning service to yachts of all types.