Advances in paint technology, along with some good common sense, can bring a good-looking layer of solid protection to your topside, but there may be no tougher paint job out there than the one on the deck of your boat.
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Organizers of the St.Maarten-St.Martin Classic Yacht Regatta announced today that they have already planned the dates for their Sixth Classic Regatta.
Team Interlux, an impressive team of young St. Maarten athletes, won the 10th annual Marlow Regatta.
There’s much more to the Highland Spring HIHO than just who won and how much fun it is to compete in this BVI-based boardsailing event…
WESTREC Marinas’ Harbour Towne Marina in Dania, Florida is pleased to announce the arrival of their newest tenant, TUI Marine.
The 48th Annual July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) will kick-off Tuesday July 12 with a fleet of nearly a dozen boats hailing from the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and U.S. mainland.
Ten youth teams from throughout the Caribbean are expected to set sail in the Premier’s Cup International Youth Regatta, set for July 8th to 11th, out of Tortola.
Citadel Yachts is pleased to announce the launch of their latest build, a 102-foot expedition yacht named Polar Bear, for an experienced U.S. yachtsman.
Luck and skill combined to boost Black Gold to the top of the leaderboard during the first day of fishing in the 48th annual July Open Billfish Tournament.
This was the ninth Anguilla Regatta and I have been to every one. As a journalist, I should remain impartial, but when it comes to the Anguilla Regatta, it gets my vote as one of the best on the Caribbean Calendar.
Somali Pirates and Cruising Sailors is an in-depth look at how, when, where, who, and why Somali pirates and cruising sailors interactâ€”and the social, economic, and personal cost of Somali piracy to all concerned.
If the guy rowing up to your boat with an engineless dinghy and a cheery greeting is barefoot and wearing a shirt with the sleeves cut off, the chances are you have Mike Childers sorting out your navigation program for you.
Ten teams of four sailors each took to the seas off St. Thomas’ east end today to compete in the 2011 Sea Star Team Racing Championships.
Caribbean News from Around Our Region July 2011
Malcolm Maidwell will be best remembered by a younger generation for his immense contribution to sports in the early 1980s, but he will be equally remembered by an older generation as a sailor, charter boat skipper, and boat builder.
Competitors from as far away as Hong Kong and the U.K. will be among the 60+ boats that have been attracted to the “City by the Sea” for the inaugural BACARDI Newport Sailing Week.
I often say in relationship to my vessel, “Wild Card is a modest boat, with much to be modest about.” This is, in reality, an exaggeration. My vessel doesn’t deserve to be spoken of quite so highly…
In tribute to traditional working sailboats that carried merchandise from island to island in the 1950-60s, the third edition of the West Indies Regatta took place on the weekend of May 1st in Saint Barth.
More than 150 students from seven Dominican primary schools this month completed an innovative Ministry of Education-sanctioned ocean science curriculum called Floating Classrooms.
Charlie has been living, eating and sleeping boats for decades and sometimes it’s difficult for him to remember that charter guests from places like Missouri and Oklahoma have a hard time comprehending the dynamics pertaining to boats.
The Royal Netherlands Navy and Caribbean Coast Guard strengthen ties during CuraÃ§ao Maritime Days 2011.
The Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club invites you to come down to the docks at the American Yacht Harbor Marina in Red Hook, St. Thomas, to fish the July Open Kid’s Tournament on July 3.
In English Harbour lines are checked, sails are inspected, and crews work themselves into a state of bloodlust. They will soon go forth to do battle, reining in their steeds at the start line.
Bocas del Toro, Panama, lies in the southwestern curve of the Caribbean. Those who have found it, consider it the undiscovered Caribbean.
Conch Charters of the BVI won this year’s Quantum IC24 International sailing regatta organised by the Royal BVI Yacht Club 25/26 June. Conch Charters was skippered by Andrew Waters.
Saturday May 21 and day one of the 7th Captain Oliver’s Regatta, sailed out of Oyster Pond, French St. Martin, began with light airs and clouds that threatened rain. However, turnout was good!
YCO Group plc, a leading provider of specialist services to superyachts, is pleased to
announce that it has recently contracted a project with a leading European shipyard
on behalf of a long-term client.
Sailing fast and hitting the wind shifts “just right” is what led 11-year-old, Wiley Rogers, from Houston, Texas, to win the 19th annual Scotiabank International Optimist Regatta.
Junior sailors represented the Caribbean well at the Optimist South American Championships, held April 14th to 24th, out of the Club de Yates Algarrobo in Chile.
The countdown is on! The start of the 48th July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) – the longest annually held angling contest in the Virgin Islands – is less than one month away.
The French state has decided to put in place a no anchor zone in order to protect the nationally classified wrecks following the 1902 Mont PelÃ© explosion.
The fleet of 20 boats, carrying over 80 anglers, released a total of 14 blue marlin, two white marlin, one sailfish, one spearfish and a swordfish as well as many wahoo, tuna and mahi-mahi.
Heesen Yachts is proud to announce the delivery of MY Satori, the first in the new 50 metre semi-displacement class after sea trials in the North Sea.
Set for September 4 to 11, 2011, the Club’s ‘Armada’ features a fleet of over sixty 40-plus-foot sportfishing yachts equipped with bait and tackle and ready for anglers from around the World to jump aboard and start fishing.
Yacht insurance is one of those love-hate facts of life. Some boat owners begrudge the added expense. Yet, when something happens, owners are very glad that their vessel was indeed insured.
A cruising guide to Aruba is now available on the web!
The Regatta Organization is pleased to announce that the Notice of Race for the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is finalized, thus the event is open for entries.