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Christmas Winds

St. John and the surrounding islands lie in the belt of what’s called the Easterlies, or Trade Winds. Visitors to the US Virgin Islands from December through February may sense something stirring with the wind and sea. It’s a phenomenon called the Christmas Winds and it’s when the trade winds blow the strongest. It is … Continued

Protecting Your Trip

Windspree is not in the insurance industry (thank goodness) but we are in the travel industry and helping visitors have the best experience possible is our goal. Sometimes trip planning can include more than booking a kayak tour or deciding what beaches to visit. Preparing for the “what ifs” can be arduous and often overlooked … Continued

Trade Winds

That steady breeze that keeps the temperature of St. John idyllic nearly every day of the year? That would be the trade winds. The glorious, delicious trade winds!   Trade winds are defined as steady-blowing winds near the equator. Two distinct belts of trade winds blow around the globe, from the tropical high pressure to … Continued