Tag Archives: Grenada Yacht Club

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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Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Day two and the boats head out at dawn. Photo: Gerard De Bruin

A new teaser system spelled success for the sport fisherman aboard the Bertram 31, Hard Play II. The Tobago-based team earned Top Boat at the 48th Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament, held January 21st to 25th out of the Grenada …

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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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Jr Dinghy Sailing has returned to Woburn Grenada

Junior Dinghy Sailing has returned to Woburn and 18 children from the village took part in a week’s sailing program this summer. The ‘Woburn Wind Warriors’ are based at Petite Calivigny Marina in Benji Bay at the Eastern end of …

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Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Team Abracadabra - Winners of Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament. Photo: Kelon Pascall Photography

Careful preparation, life-saving camaraderie plus a little luck led the Trinidadian team aboard the 54ft Bertram, Abracadabra, to win the Top Boat prize in the 45th Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament (BMSIBT), held January 27 to 31 out of …

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NEWS: BVI Team victorious in Caribbean Dinghy Championships

Team BVI - Caribbean Dinghy Champions 2013. Photo: Kevin Johnson - www.kevinjohnsonphotography.com

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 …

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Visiting Glorious Grenada by Boat

St. Georges has undergone major changes over the last decade with the development of Port Louis Marina. The main anchorage for cruising boats is outside the lagoon and has become more popular over recent years

Every year – especially during hurricane season – cruisers flock to 12˚N and Grenada’s southern anchorages. Offering everything from sandy beaches and rum shacks to mangrove hurricane holes, there is something to suit everyone. The island is a heady mix …

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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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