Tag Archives: Grenada Sailing Week

Trend: Caribbean Regattas Are Becoming Longer

Sailors like the format of four days and mixed courses at Grenada Sailing Week.

We live in a fast-paced world where being time-starved is a way of life. Yet there is a trend towards Caribbean regattas becoming longer rather than shorter. For example, the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) added its Round the Rocks …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Spinnaker Racing Class Category 5 – hiking-out in flat water. Photograph Courtesy of Grenada Sailing Week

Fierce competition in a variety of conditions made for an outstanding Grenada Sailing Week. Hosted January 30th to February 4th out of both the Grenada Yacht Club in St. George’s and Secret Harbour Marina in Mount Hartman Bay. Sailors on …

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Caribbean Racing Season 2017: January to March

RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC Caribbean 600/ELWJ Photography

Here’s what, where, when and how you can jump aboard during the peak Caribbean racing season. January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series Break records on January 21 at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. “We have 14 …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Grenada Sailing Week: The J24 Glory Daze is ambushed by eventual class winner Island Water World Die Hard. Photo: Tim Wright

The rough sea conditions that preceded this regatta made it tough going for those on their way to Grenada for the event, but during Sailing Week the powerful winds added excitement and challenge to the racing. On the first two …

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Grenada Sailing Week

J/24s Racing at Grenada Sailing Week

Now is the time to join the line-up of keen sailors to race in this upbeat, developing, increasingly competitive sail week, which also offers great fun with a variety of entertainment and an extremely warm Grenadian welcome. Small enough to …

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Regatta Preview: January to March

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta Rendezvous

Race the Caribbean this winter!  Islands from Puerto Rico south to Grenada host regattas for all types of boats, from hi-tech production yachts to native work boats, monohulls to multihulls, and everything in-between, including a growing number of one-design classes.  …

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Caribbean Regatta Parties – How Important Are They?

Shaggy performs at Antigua Race Week. Photo: Ted Martin/www.photofantasyantigua.com

Caribbean regattas are known for their rum and reggae parties. Yet how important are these shindigs to sailors, regatta organizers and sponsors? All At Sea asked all three groups to weigh-in on this question. The answers may surprise you! First, …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Hot Stuff indeed – Girls for Sail

  If the smiles and laughter at the official prize giving is the measure of a successful regatta, then the 2014 edition of Grenada Sailing Week, sailed January 30 to February 4, was a massive success. Sailors from the Caribbean …

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Caribbean Regatta Dates 2014: January – March

Loro Piana Regatta. Photo courtesy of Press Office YCCS / Jeff Brown

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 …

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Grenada Sailing Week is Caribbean Party Central

Peter Peake’s Slippery proved too slippery for competition, placing first in Racing Class, and taking 2013 Overall Race Winner trophy. Photo courtesy of Tim Wright

There are good regattas and there are great regattas. This year – with its combination of challenging courses, competitive racing, fun vibe, hot parties, and lots of prizes – ‘Grenada Sailing Week: Camper & Nicholsons Race Series 2013’ tipped the …

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NEWS – Grenada Sailing Week Launches New Website

Changes benefit Grenada Sailing Week The newly formed Grenada Sailing Week (GSW) has a new logo, created by Dwayne Grainger, to go with their new website. The regatta has also embraced social media and news and views about the event can be …

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Welcome Grenada Sailing Week in February 2013

Once again Grenada will be the place to be in the first week of February to kick off the 2013 Caribbean Regatta Season – with the island’s famous mix of great tune-up racing for an International keelboat fleet, and the …

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