Gwénolé Gahinet and Paul Meilhat crossed the finish line on Monday April 28 to win the 12th edition of La Transat AG2R LA MONDIALE, a transatlantic regatta that takes place every two years on identical Figaro Bénéteau II monohull sailboats. ... Read More »
Gwénolé Gahinet and Paul Meilhat crossed the finish line on Monday April 28 to win the 12th edition ...
The West Indies Regatta, which takes place in Saint Barth the first weekend in May each year, adds a...
Launched in 2013, the Oceanis 38 is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning sailboat built in th...
Hearty competition and whole-hearted cooperation proved the big news at this year’s BVI Dinghy Champ...
The depth of seamanship talent in Coral Bay is renowned as liveaboards likely outnumber landlubbers....
The West Indies Regatta, which takes place in Saint Barth the first weekend in May each year, adds a touch of old time sailing to the island’s nautical calendar. The last official event of the season, this charming little regatta ... Read More »
Launched in 2013, the Oceanis 38 is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning sailboat built in the United States. Marion, South Carolina to be exact. Designed for single-handling, couples and family sailing enthusiasts, this Bénéteau 38-footer boasts a choice of three layouts. ... Read More »
Hearty competition and whole-hearted cooperation proved the big news at this year’s BVI Dinghy Championships. The regatta, which took place May 17th to 18th out of Tortola’s Nanny Cay Marina, was the last of three events to decide the overall ... Read More »
The depth of seamanship talent in Coral Bay is renowned as liveaboards likely outnumber landlubbers. This easternmost settlement on the USVI’s St. John is also home base for one of the most successful youth sail training programs in the Caribbean, ... Read More »
For Alex Schaerer, owner of the 69ft IRC Racing yacht, Caol Ila R, Les Voiles de St Barth was an exhilarating experience, winning all but one race in the maxi class and finishing as the overall top boat in the ... Read More »
Antigua Sailing Week was one of the first international yachting regattas to be held in the Caribbean. Back in the late 60s, The Nicholson family had a yacht charter business based in Antigua and ‘Race Week’ as it was called ... Read More »
ANTIGUA RACE WEEK SAILORS LOST AT SEA News of the loss of four British yachtsmen returning from Antigua Race Week to the UK has shaken the Caribbean sailing community. Lost from the yacht Cheeki Rafiki are Paul Goslin, 56; Steve ... Read More »
In 1852, the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama hosted sailors from New Orleans and the Mississippi Coast for the post-regatta festivities accompanying the finish of the third annual running of what is today the oldest point-to-point sailboat race in ... Read More »
Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta Gusts blowing 20-plus-knots and rolling seas created challenging yet exhilarating conditions for nearly 100 sailors from five islands that competed in the 13th Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta (CNSJIR), held January 31-February ... Read More »
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Eighty-three 7- to 15-year-olds will set sail in the 22nd International Optimist Regatta (IOR), June 21 to June 23. Nearly all of these junior sailors sharpened their skills earlier this week in the pre-regatta Sea ... Read More »
The Caribbean will be well represented at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). At least six of the island’s junior sailors will compete in this multi-sport event of which the sailing portion will take place on Jinniu Lake in Nanjing, ... Read More »
Facing an international field of match racers hailing from Poland, the United Kingdom, France, Russia and the Caribbean, Rodion Luka from the Ukraine won the 6th edition of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup with a 2-1 victory over Russian ... Read More »
The camaraderie that spanned decades for some and days for others proved that in spite of a new name, the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) has remained the ‘Crown Jewel’ of Caribbean yacht racing. Nowhere was this more apparent than ... Read More »
CRIMSON FOR CANFIELD – USVI native Taylor Canfield bolstered his dominance in the world of match racing, by winning the season opener in April: the coveted Crimson Blazer – icon of the prestigious Congressional Cup [CC] which is hosted by ... Read More »
The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival started with light winds, but by the end of the weeklong event sailors found themselves talking about the wet and wild conditions that they faced while competing. The regatta had 82 boats racing ... Read More »
Offshore Sailing School Chairman Steve Colgate has announced additional activities to commemorate the company’s 50th Anniversary year. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Fla., with seven sailing vacation and commuter locations, the school has taught more than 130,000 adults and their families ... Read More »
During the third day of the 2013 Caribbean 1500, the wind reached its peak. Northerly gusts howled in excess of 35 knots. Sojourner, my dad’s 1986 Wauquiez Hood 38, was about to exit the Gulf Stream, sailing on a lumpy, ... Read More »
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The International Optimist Regatta (IOR) – one of the largest and longest held junior sailing events in the Caribbean – celebrates its 22nd year. The IOR will take place June 20 to 22, prefaced by ... Read More »
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai was blessed with superb sailing conditions. The spectacle of magnificent traditional yachts, barrelling through Caribbean surf, was a truly amazing sight. For five days, the trade winds played ball – 20 plus ... Read More »