On the final day of the Bitter End Yacht Club Pro Am Regatta, sailors and spectators were called off the course when bolts of lightning were spotted in Virgin Gorda’s North Sound. “It is the first time we have had ... Read More »
On the final day of the Bitter End Yacht Club Pro Am Regatta, sailors and spectators were called off...
The chance to win rum, and lots of it, drew 25 boats from the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Is...
This article is intended for those who know little or nothing about yacht racing but wish to underst...
High winds, rough seas, and changes to the schedule made the seventh edition of the Saint Barth Cata...
Experience and an upbeat spirit earned TortolaExpress the champion title at the 2014 Quantum Sails I...
The chance to win rum, and lots of it, drew 25 boats from the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to race in the St. Croix Yacht Club’s International Regatta, hosted out of Teague Bay, November 14th ... Read More »
This article is intended for those who know little or nothing about yacht racing but wish to understand what is happening out on the water during a regatta. Who runs a regatta? Regattas are organized by a yacht club. They ... Read More »
High winds, rough seas, and changes to the schedule made the seventh edition of the Saint Barth Cata Cup the most challenging to date. Organized in Saint Barth by Jeff Ledée, Vincent Jordil, and Helene Guilbaud, this event attracts a ... Read More »
Experience and an upbeat spirit earned TortolaExpress the champion title at the 2014 Quantum Sails IC24 International Regatta. Ten boats, nearly double the number from last year, raced in this 10th annual event held out of Soper’s Hole, Tortola, BVI, in ... Read More »
A new three-day format, the opportunity for several different classes to race at once and a perpetually windy venue that accommodated bayside and open ocean racing on four separate courses has made the Discover the Caribbean regatta a ‘must-do’ for Caribbean ... Read More »
In a first time collaboration, Bristol, RI based GMT Composites and Dartmouth, MA based Chris White Designs are teaming up to upgrade one of Chris’s designs with a carbon fiber PowerFurl boom. The Atlantic 57 is a fast and innovative ... Read More »
Yacht designers have come up with some radical hulls over the years and the Kiwi 35 is about as radical as they get. These strange-looking light weight boats have a reputation for being difficult and even dangerous to sail. Fitted ... Read More »
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (January 4, 2015). Impressive performances at the Congressional Cup, Etchell Worlds and Central American and Caribbean Games are just a few of the reasons why Taylor Canfield has been awarded the coveted title of ‘2014 ... Read More »
The docks at the fall boat shows are lined with catamarans designed specifically for the charter market. They sport large cockpits and saloons for entertaining, 4-8 cabins with minuscule heads, and so much volume in the hulls that you ... Read More »
There is nowhere else in the world where sailors can enjoy so much racing, in so many formats and in such varied venues as in the Caribbean during the late winter and early spring. There are events for everything from ... Read More »
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Organizers of the St. Thomas International Regatta are proud to announce that Cruzan Rum and Presidente beer, distributed by Glazer’s Premier Distributors, LLC, will provide major sponsorship in support for the 2015 regatta. “Cruzan Rum ... Read More »
Over the 33 years the The Moorings has hosted the Interline Regatta, it has continued to live up to its reputation of good sailing and great parties. From October 14th – 23rd, airline professionals from around the world competed in ... Read More »
Ullman Sails announces that sailmaking authority and champion sailor Larry Leonard has been named Manager of New Business and Product Development at Ullman Sails International, the licensing company of the Ullman Sails group. Larry’s depth of experience in sail technology ... Read More »
Persons Interested in the Vessel “Snowbird” SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION TAKE NOTE that on Friday the 12th day of December 2014 the sailing vessel “Snowbird” will be sold pursuant to an order of the High Court of Justice in BVIHAD2014/0002 ... Read More »
Odile van Aanholt from Curaçao has won a Silver Medal at the Youth Olympic Games held in Nanjing, China. She lost the Gold by one point to Samantha JingYi Yom from Singapore. Van Aanholt, who was leading the fleet for ... Read More »
As the second day of the Back to School Regatta got under way, Royal BVI Yacht Club Race Coach Rob Lind shouted instructions from his ten-foot dinghy to several youth sailors. “Let’s play rabbit,” he shouted. “Rayne [Duff] you be ... Read More »
Sunny skies and shifty wind conditions greeted the U.S. Virgin Islands Paralympic Sailing Team as they arrived for the first day of racing at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron venue in Halifax. Along with 47 other teams from around ... Read More »
Bart’s Bash, held on September 21st, earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘The largest Sailing Race in 24 Hours’ (multiple venues). Over 18,000 sailors from 68 different countries around the globe took part in the ... Read More »
Puerto Rican sailors Raul Rios and crew Fernando Monllor were dubbed ‘one-point wonders’ in the wake of winning the highly-competitive Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient (WHO) Championship, sailed September 8th–12th 2014 out of the San Diego Yacht Club. The two ... Read More »