Sailing with Charlie: Regatta

Caribbean regattas

Regatta – what a wonderful word. It sounds like an Italian dessert or perhaps a pasta dish. Actually, it does have its origins in Italy and it meant ‘contention for mastery’. From gondola racing in Venice it now applies to …

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race

Sailing his Mach 2 foiling International Moth Nano Project Andy Budgen completed the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race

Sailing his Mach 2 foiling International Moth Nano Project Andy Budgen completed the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race at a record pace of 4h 23m 18s, establishing the Absolute Foiling Monohull record for the 60nm course. Budgen broke his own personal record time from a few …

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His Last Sail: In Honor of Mr. Albert Hughes

Albert Hughes

In early January we were anchored in Anguilla’s Road Bay, enjoying the calm after the Christmas winds. Life on the beach was workboat casual – a constant stream of small vessels loaded with tourists, divers and folk who fish. The …

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Remembering BOB GREISER

Bob Grieser. Photo: OceanMedia

While I was writing the Editor’s Log, news came in of the death of one of the all-time great marine photographers and photojournalists Bob Grieser. Bob was a one off, a character. His camera was an extension of his being …

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2016 Saint Lucia Digicel Mango Bowl Regatta

2016 Saint Lucia Digicel Mango Bowl Regatta

Preparation, practice and positioning paid off for class winners at the 2016 Saint Lucia Digicel Mango Bowl Regatta, hosted by the St. Lucia Yacht Club. Over 150 sailors from St. Lucia, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Martinique competed in …

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A Chocoholic Harbor Angel

Fatty Goodlander

I am attempting to explain what a harbor angel is to my six year old granddaughter Sokú Orion. “They are wonderful people who help sailors in strange ports,” I say. “Why?” she asks. “That’s just it,” I say, “they don’t have …

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Thirty Years of Classic Yacht Regatta Success

Classic Yacht Regatta

When Antigua Sailing Week began in 1967, pretty much every boat in the fleet was a classic. Most were charter yachts that ended their season by racing to and from Guadeloupe. Race Week expanded; boats evolved into modern machines; and …

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WinWin Sails Into the Year a Winner

New Year’s Eve Regatta

Saint Barth kicked off the New Year’s Eve celebrations with the annual New Year’s Eve Regatta sailed under cloudy skies with occasional squalls and gusty winds. The wet weather did not deter WinWin, a 108ft carbon Baltic that was built …

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Say Cheese!

  ROASTED CARROT AND BRIE SOUP Prep time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: 70 minutes. Serves: 4 2lb (1 kg) carrots, cut in 1-inch (2.5cm) pieces 1 large sweet onion, cut in 1/2-inch slices and separated 1/2 head garlic, cloves peeled …

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Latest From Reichel/Pugh (Ed – We can dream)

Reichel/Pugh

The Reichel/Pugh studio continually develops concepts which are the latest accumulation of thinking and research, however these only serve as a blank canvas from which an owner can begin to realize and develop his vision. The 200ft Classic is an …

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Salty Dawg Sailing Association Spring Rally to Cuba

The nonprofit Salty Dawg Sailing Association (SDSA) will launch a new cruising rally to Cuba this spring. The Rally to Cuba has been organized to comply with current US government requirements for US vessels and citizens visiting Cuba. Vessels from …

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29th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament Set for July 16

L to R: Tamika Turbe (Third Largest Kingfish and Best Female), Captain Alvin Turbe (Best Captain), Gerald Greaux, Jr, Gilbert Laban (Largest Kingfish and Best Male Angler) and Joshua Laban. Credit: Dean Barnes

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Calling all fisherman! The 29th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament – the inshore fishing tournament that offers the best prizes and attracts more participants that any other of its kind in the U.S. Virgin Islands – …

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Island Global Yachting Expand Florida Portfolio

Island Global Yachting Marinas has expanded its Florida marina portfolio with the addition of One Island Park located on Miami Beach’s Terminal Island. The new location marks a company milestone, as this is the first time IGY will offer its award-winning services and quality to …

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Lighter, More Efficient Transfer Pump

Transfer Pump

The new Reverso OP-7 Diesel Fuel and Oil Transfer Pump is lighter and more efficient than the model OP-6 transfer pump it replaces. The OP-7 also has a smaller footprint, giving boat builders more flexibility for installation in tight engine …

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