The Pursuit of the Spike Trophy

The Antigua and Barbuda Sports Fishing Association recently held their “Best in the West” Fun Fishing Tournament. Open to all, the tournament had originally been postponed due to weather. Rescheduled to the 27th of November, ten boats had their lines …

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18th Annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Dates Set

From humble but enthusiastic beginnings, the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has grown to one of the premiere classic regattas in the world. Held annually in April, the regatta begins what has become the famous one-two event that closes the yachting season …

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2004 ARC Wraps Up In Style

There was an air of celebration at the Gaiety Nightclub for the ARC 2004 prize giving which marked the close of the 2004 ARC. Sponsored by Cable & Wireless and the Bank of St.Lucia International, participants were welcomed with Pusser’s …

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Yacht Club News – Feb 05

Anguilla The prestigious yacht clubs of Monaco and Anguilla are now twinned, following an agreement between Prince Albert of Monaco and Chief Minster Fleming. This momentous union was marked by the arrival of the 65′ luxury catamaran Marie Helene, who …

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Caribbean Regatta Dates for January until May 2005

Super sailing competition, along with breezy trade winds, top-notch race organization, and rum and reggae beach parties are big draws for a growing number of local and visiting sailors. Below, find a preview of the coming Caribbean regatta dates for …

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Weatherbee Wins Wahoo Tournament

It was early morning when a big fish bit the ballyhoo baited hook of St. Thomas angler, Kevin Weatherbee’s, fishing rod and dashed off half a spool of line. “It really lit up yellow before it raced away,” Weatherbee said. …

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What is an IC24?

IC24 Racing at St Thomas International Rolex Regatta

What is an IC24?  Comfortable yet competitive. This is one key attribute that has led to the popularity of the IC24, or Inter-Club 24, and the fleet’s numbers more than tripling over the last four years. Back in 1999, St. …

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Jonathan Cornelius Runs Antigua Search and Rescue

Jonathan Cornelius is what most people would call an “ upstanding young man”. He runs the 27ft high speed ridged inflatable for the Antigua, Barbuda Search and Rescue. A.B.S.A.R. which is now based at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina at …

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UK to Help with HMS Nymph

UK TO HELP WITH HMS NYMPH Plans are now underway to salvage the remains of the HMS Nymph, which sunk in Road Harbour in the early 1780s. The Nymph, commanded by Richard Hill, was on patrol in the Virgin Islands …

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Bycatch – Death in the Seas

Last month’s article on bottled juvenile sharks for sale as souvenirs touched on the disclaimer put forth by those selling them that they are merely bycatch from legitimate fishing operations. Fact aside that the shark pups cannot be bycatch of …

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Successful Training Clinic for the Junior Sailors

The Carriacou Junior Sailing Club in conjunction with the Carriacou Sailing Series held a training clinic for the junior sailors from Tyrell Bay and Windward followed by racing in the afternoon, on Saturday 13th November. The complete fleet of 10 …

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Third Budget Nautique Women’s Keelboat Championship

Joining six local teams in the Budget Nautique Women’s Keelboat Championship this year were crews from seven other Caribbean islands, in what is becoming a decidedly international event. The BVI, St Thomas, St John, St Croix, Barbados, Anguilla and even …

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