A beautifully produced glossy magazine, full of
articles, information, great photos - and an excellent
Bequia section. Published annually. Available from all
Tourism Offices, and hotels, villas, guest
houses, businesses and the Bequia Tourism Assocation
The magazine can also be ordered online from www.barbadosbooks.com
| A handy sized
comprehensive guide to Bequia and Bequia businesses,
packed full of information. Published annually.
Available from all SVG Tourism
Offices, and everywhere once you get to Bequia. A
must for visitors.
2016 On-line Version - click here
West Indies Publishing
Publishers of vibrant Caribbean magazines including 'Holiday Bequia' and other publications.
A tribute and guide to the island of Bequia in the St. Vincent & Grenadines. Fully illustrated with detailed text; an excellent, sensitive and perceptive overview.
Education Ltd., 1999
collection of the artist's studies of Bequia and its
|Cross River Press,
An intimate and very personal collection of accounts and anecdotes about Bequia and its people, by one of the island's earliest "expat" residents.
Easy Reach Press, Maryland, 1981
A fascinating look at the history of boat-building throughout the Lesser Antilles with detailed accounts of the still surviving boat-building and whaling traditions on Bequia. Out of print, but well worth searching for.
Bill" Wallace (left)
Another one for history and sailing buffs. Sometimes the (then) all too accurate colonial attitude startles today's reader, but the writing never fails to give an extrordinarily vivid sense of the recent, but nevertheless long vanished past.
Reproduced in full, with contemporary
photographs and illustrations on line:
Woods Hole, Maryland, 1995
A slim volume, but packed full of information, especially concerning the families of Bequia's illustrious "Old Bill" Wallace and "Pa" Ollivierre, and their contribution to the development of whaling on the island.
Adventures in the Trade Wind, by Richard Dey
Offshore Press, 2010
ISBN: Hardcover 978-1-4363-9437-6;
The Story of Morris Nicholson, pioneer charterboat skipper, and of yacht chartering in the West Indies in the half-century after the Second World War. Includes chapters on the post-war development of Bequia, where Nicholson built a home and eventually retired.
Dey has also written Selected Bequia Poems, many of them first published in leading American magazines.
(Offshore Press, 2009) ISBN: Hardcover 978-1-4363-3062-6
poet Silma Duncan works as a security
officer at Bequia airport.