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Haitian Inspiration

In 2006 Mike and Phelix create the "Good Samaritan Foundation" with goals of health, welfare and education of the Vachois people

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Wendy Re-Born – Restoration of a Wooden Boat

May 21, 2008 saw the culmination of six years of patient work by Steve Davies in the restoration of a little craft found abandoned in the weeds on Peter Island. Visiting Little Harbour, Peter Island, Steve noticed the remains of …

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34th Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta Results

The second largest wooden boat regatta in the Caribbean continues to grow in boat numbers and measured length. This reporter would like to credit the West End Yacht Club’s well-honed  handicapping system as the reason that boats come from far …

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Foxy Celebrates 40 Years of Fun and Hard Work

On Saturday, March 15, Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke was crowded with over 75 boats from neighboring Islands coming to party and celebrate 40 years of Foxy’s bar:  1968 to 2008! Following on Sunday at a Gala Brunch, more than …

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Classics Sail Backwards in Sopers Hole

A strong westerly tide and current in Drakes Channel meant that boats returning on the last leg of racing into Soper’s Hole faced a strong adverse current to the finish line. This resulted in some humorous but also heart stopping …

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Soper’s Hole Overflows with Schooners!

Two days before the 29th Sweethearts the West End Yacht Club committee knew they were staring down the barrel of “The Big One”. Entries were rumored to be at a record, and news was coming in of several boats in …

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IC24 World Championships – Spinnakers were Allowed!

Tortola’s Nanny Cay IC24 dock came alive on Dec 9th for the IC24 World Championships. Excitement was high as the class has recently taken the much-discussed step of sanctioning spinnakers. Sixteen boats from USVI, BVI, St Martin, and Puerto Rico …

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