St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Save the Date! The 2014 International Optimist Regatta (IOR), Sea Star Clinic and Sea Star Team Race will take place June 16 to 22, 2014. Three clinic days, team racing and three race days for ... Read More »
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Save the Date! The 2014 International Optimist Regatta (IOR), Sea Sta...
Windy weather proved advantageous to the winners of the Coral Bay Yacht Club’s Thanksgiving Regatta....
Cheers from the spectator boat must have been heard in Martinique as Sugar Beach Attitude raced acro...
The roster filled up almost as soon as registration opened with top sailors from around the world an...
I have to admit I’ve often been guilty of those alcohol-infused delusions of grandeur. It’s an occup...
Windy weather proved advantageous to the winners of the Coral Bay Yacht Club’s Thanksgiving Regatta. The 32nd running of this traditional post-holiday regatta, held November 29 and 30 out of St. John’s easternmost settlement, saw blustery conditions ranging from 12 ... Read More »
Cheers from the spectator boat must have been heard in Martinique as Sugar Beach Attitude raced across the finish line of the final race in the 2013 Saint Lucia Mango Bowl Regatta. The local team, skippered by St Lucia Yacht ... Read More »
The roster filled up almost as soon as registration opened with top sailors from around the world anxiously awaiting the 6th edition of the Saint Barth Cata Cup, a regatta for F18 catamarans that has matured into one of the ... Read More »
I have to admit I’ve often been guilty of those alcohol-infused delusions of grandeur. It’s an occupational hazard. After all, down here talk is cheap and so is the rum. Yet strangely enough, the idea of circumnavigating the British Virgin Islands ... Read More »
Lorraine Callwood walked off the dock in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke with glass shards stuck in the palm of her hand. Moments earlier, she had smashed a bottle of rum — made by her family’s business — over the ... Read More »
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Say goodbye to the snow and hello to superb sailing and a warm welcome at the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). Set for March 28 to 30 and hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht ... Read More »
San Juan, Puerto Rico. 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 2, out ... Read More »
My introduction to the Weta trimaran came on a snowy winter day in Baltimore, along with a promise of a free koozie. The 14-foot trimaran was one of the few sailboats on display at what was traditionally a power and ... Read More »
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. A desire to grow up and achieve great things on the world stage and actually doing it isn’t an impossible dream. This was the story told by three members of America’s Cup winning Oracle Team ... Read More »
British Virgin Islands Team victorious in Caribbean Dinghy Championships The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) sanctioned Caribbean Dinghy Championships hosted jointly by Antigua Yacht Club and Antigua’s National Sailing Academy took place in November. Barbados, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Trinidad and ... Read More »
In the November issue (Professionalization of Sailing Events in the Caribbean) of All At Sea Robbie Ferron states that a number of new regattas taking place in the Caribbean are well sponsored events where professionalism and profit is now more ... Read More »
Sailing conditions on the third and final day of Coastal racing at the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series was spot on once again with a good breeze, sparkling sunshine and courses set on the vibrant, turquoise waters of the ... Read More »
Forty yachts, everything from a Melges 32 to one-design Hunter 216 and IC-24 classes plus Hobie cats and native-built chalanas, competed in the Discover the Caribbean. This longest running regatta in Puerto Rico, hosted by the Ponce Yacht & Fishing ... Read More »
An early morning rain shower served as the wake-up call for the ninth edition of the Golden Rock Regatta (GRR) held November 13 to 18. Although the skies had cleared in time for the start of the first race – ... Read More »
Competitors at the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (15-23 January) couldn’t have hoped for better conditions for the opening day of the regatta. A warm east-north-east breeze reaching 28kts at times made for an exciting day for all with ... Read More »
The Caribbean regatta season kicks-off in a big way come January. In the first three months of the year alone, there are over a dozen competitive sailing events for everything from mono to multihulls, dinghies to superyachts. Here is a ... Read More »
Reserve your place now! Hear how members of Oracle Team USA made America’s Cup history last September by coming back from the brink of defeat to a decisive victory over Emirates Team New Zealand. Jimmy Spithill (helmsman/skipper), Shannon Falcone (grinder) ... Read More »
Morgan Dale had to work hard for his rum at the 21st St. Croix International Regatta (SCIR), held November 15 to 17 out of the USVI’s St. Croix Yacht Club (SCYC). In fact, it came down to a tie-breaker before ... Read More »
Focus and constant improvement earned the BVI’s Colin Rathbun and his team the win at the 12th Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race (PSMMR), sailed out of the Royal BVI Yacht Club and in the Sir Francis Drake Channel, November 9-10 ... Read More »