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More than 400 Sailors Take Part in 7th Triskell Cup Regatta

Seventy crews from Guadeloupe, St Martin, Antigua, Martinique, Dominica and mainland France battled it out for three days between November 2 to 4, 2007, on the magnificent waters off Gosier.  More than 400 sailors took part, in boats ranging from ...

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News from Guadeloupe – Oct 07

Triskell Cup Opens Guadeloupe’s Sailing Year :  November 2, 3, & 4 The opening regatta of the sailing year, the Triskell Cup has become a distinctive event in the Caribbean, in the image of the Heineken Regatta or Antigua Sailing Week. ...

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Traditional and Classic Boats Gather on Martinique

On May 8, 2007, attention turned to the town of St Pierre situated in the North East of Martinique, the venue for a meeting of the old rigs, classic boats and traditional vessels from the Caribbean. Facing a bay, roofs ...

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The Gorch Fock Sailing School in Martinique

The three masted German merchant navy ship, the Gorch Fock, made its first stop in Martinique at Fort de France between May 16 and 22, after a transatlantic crossing.  After a press conference on the 16th, this magnificent vessel opened ...

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Acrobatic Spectacular on a Yacht From Island to Wings

On the 17 March and 25/26 April, the marinas of Saint Francois and Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, welcomed an unusual spectacle…sponsored by local restaurateurs, Delphine and Franck presented a free demonstration called ‘Entre Ile et aile’. This 50-minute spectacle took ...

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Around Guadeloupe for Cruisers Race

On the 17 March and 25/26 April, the marinas of Saint Francois and Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, welcomed an unusual spectacle…sponsored by local restaurateurs, Delphine and Franck presented a free demonstration called ‘Entre Ile et aile’. This 50-minute spectacle took ...

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The Marina Bas du Fort Open Race

More than four months after the arrival of the Route du Rhum, 15 competing sailboats were still honoring Guadeloupe with their presence, so why not organize a regatta over the Lent weekend on the ‘island of beautiful waters’? This was ...

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4th BPE Trophy – Belle-Ile-En-Mer to Marie Galante

On 25th March, the 2007 BPE (Banque Privee Europeenne) Trophy event was launched, as 27 boats registered to begin a solo transatlantic race from Belle-Ile-en-Mer (largest of the Breton Islands,  south of Brittany, France) to Marie Galante near Guadeloupe in ...

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Mini Top Sailboats

These models of the 60-foot Route du Rhum monohulls, designed and built by Luc Coquelin and Chantal Foligné, have been brightening up the Marina since the arrival of these famous sailors. The Coquelin Team is now proposing weekly mini-regattas at ...

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The 10th Karujet Orange Trophy – Honors to Guadeloupe

With the best waverunner riders in the world assembled in Guadeloupe, the Karujet Orange Trophy was an unmissable rendezvous for champions as well as those who like strong sensations. Over the 23, 24 and 25 March, the greatest riders in ...

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Gardel Trophy – 17 and 18 March 2007

The weather conditions were ideal with sunshine and wind varying from 15 to 20 knots, yet several competing boats suffered mishaps due to technical problems. Leaving from Saint-Francois, the beach cats were joined this year by cruising cats. This third ...

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Mini Regattas

The least we can say of the owners of the new radio-controlled Lasers which light up the evenings and weekends around the Marina Bas du Fort is that the passion never ends. For the most part, they are monohull and ...

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Grand Match for Lamentin Sail Day

In preparation for the town of Lamentin’s sail day, the Club Nautique Le Neptune organized the fifth edition of the Grand Match on Saturday, the 27th and Sunday, the 28th of January. 120 competitors split into 12 crews faced off ...

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Cruising Championship 4th Stage – Figueres Services Wakes Up!

The 4th stage of the cruising championship, organized by the Club Nautique Neptune du Lamentin, took place on February 10, 2007. Racing and Racing Cruising classes were present, with a good ‘Surprise’ class comprising six boats, which colored action on ...

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Non Stop Around Martinique Race – The Record Falls

The Around Martinique Regatta for cruising boats, by the north without stopovers organized by the Club Nautique Le Neptune took place on the 3rd and 4th of February. Weather conditions, with a 25 knot East North Easterly wind and slightly ...

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Guadeloupe’s Traditional Boat Championship

The two first legs of the Guadeloupe Traditional boat championship were characterized both by the mixture of participants and the great variation of weather conditions. 5 February – First leg: Terre de Haut (Les Saintes) A brisk wind and choppy ...

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Saint Anne Regatta Results

Seventeen boats took part in the 3rd edition of the Saint Anne Regatta, held February 10 & 11. This is the opening regatta for the 2007 Guadeloupe Cruising Championship, and crews set out on the first stage in good weather ...

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Day Sails from Guadeloupe – Discovering Paradise

Sailors with their own cruising boats are not the only ones to benefit from the privilege of anchorages in beautiful turquoise water. Day charters are also available from Guadeloupe for those visiting who want a closer look at paradise.   ...

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Martinique’s Maritime Scene

Through the night On Saturday January 6, the third edition of the ‘Ronde de Nuit’ was held on the bay of Fort de France, organized by Anthony, under the guidance of the Club Nautique de Neptune. This regatta, as its ...

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The Triskell Association – Another Full Program

The Triskell Association has been, since 2000, one of the main forces behind a resurgent dynamism in sailing in Guadeloupe. This has been marked by the return of numerous regattas.

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