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Caribbean vs Pacific Sailing

A Pacific atoll? No, the Turks and Caicos. Photos by Gayle Suhich

From what I have observed, Caribbean sailors have no idea how lucky they are. The Caribbean Sea, which measures roughly 1400 miles long by 450 miles wide offers some of the most diverse and interesting cruising grounds on earth. But ... Read More »

Aruba International Regatta

Winners from all classes celebrate at the awards ceremony

Veteran Sunbelt Realty Dash skippered by Remco van Dortmondt stormed to victory taking the the coveted Budget Marine Cup in a thrilling sixth edition of the Aruba International Regatta sailed August 16th – 17th.  Twenty eight teams competed in the ... Read More »

Endless Summer Sports Festival 2014

Action all the way. NANCY DA SILVA DE GOES – NIEBLES /PHOTO

The second edition of the Endless Summer Sports Festival was held in Curaçao’s beautiful St. Joris Bay over the first three days in August.  Organized by the ‘Old school Windsurfers St. Jorisbaai’ as a fundraiser for the Fundashon St Jorisbaai, ... Read More »

Reaching For Success

The U.S. Virgin Islands Paralympic Sailing Team and friends: (from left, standing) Tony Sanpere, Bob Blackwell, James Carney, John Foster, Jan Robinson, Dave Flaherty, Jim Kerr (sitting, left) and Walter Schenk (right). Photography by Captain Jan Robinson

Paralympic sailing made its official debut at the Sydney, Australia Paralympic Games in 2000. Now, for the very first time, the U.S. Virgin Islands has a Paralympic Sailing Team that, in a very short time, has grown from a concept ... Read More »

Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta

Francisco ‘Faccio’ Figueroa (left) and Jolliam Berríos won the Hobie 16 class. Photo: Dennis Rivera

The Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta & Puerto Rico International Dinghy Regatta brings the northern Caribbean spring sailing season to a close. Two years ago the Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta (PRHIR) and Puerto Rico International Dinghy Regatta (PRIDR) hit ... Read More »

Just The Way You Are

Lolalita Mast View

As a natural phenomenon related to our career as owner-operators of Yacht Lolalita, we have the privilege of meeting and temporarily living with about 150 new people every year. We’ve had such interesting, unforgettable experiences, getting to know people from ... Read More »