Tag Archives: International Rolex Regatta

New Series Sparks More Caribbean Melges 32 Competition

Bums on the rail - Smile and Wave from Puerto Rico. Photo: ©2013 JOY | IM32CA

The inaugural 2013 OtterBox® Melges 32 Virgin Islands Sailing Series was not only dubbed a ‘resounding success’ by competitors and organizers alike, the three-race series also set the stage for future Caribbean competition by this progressive sportboat class and it …

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Ready to Rumble at 40th International Rolex Regatta

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Seventy-two yachts with crews representing the Caribbean, U.S. mainland and Europe will set sail Friday in the 40th International Rolex Regatta (IRR). What started four decades ago as a small regatta of any-boat-that-floats, with estimated …

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Caribbean News – Abandoned vessels under scrutiny

Abandoned vessels under scrutiny French Saint Martin – Métimer, the French Marine Trades Association, met in July to discuss the number of abandoned vessels and wrecks littering the Simpson Bay Lagoon. At least 25 wrecks have been identified on the …

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Thirty-Ninth International Rolex Regatta

Cayman Islands’ Peter Cunningham’s TP 52 PowerPlay, winner of the IRC Class, cruises into the Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Photo by Dean Barnes

Sixty two yachts, everything from a Hobie 16 to an Andrews 72, raced in the 39th International Rolex Regatta (IRR), out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club, March 23rd – 25th. This breadth and depth of fleet is what makes …

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