Tag Archives: KATS

Coral Bay Thanksgiving Regatta

Coral Bay Thanksgiving Regatta, St. Joh, USVI

Saying there’s something for everyone is definitely not an overstatement at the Coral Bay Thanksgiving Regatta. In fact, the fleet competing in this 34th annual event held November 27th to 28th on the U.S. Virgin Island of St. John, ranged …

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Clarke Tops Budget Marine Commodore’s Cup

Paige Clarke, winner of the Commodores Cup seen here on her Byte. Photo: Barbara Hervey

The depth of seamanship talent in Coral Bay is renowned as liveaboards likely outnumber landlubbers. This easternmost settlement on the USVI’s St. John is also home base for one of the most successful youth sail training programs in the Caribbean, …

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Windy Weather Welcome at Coral Bay Thanksgiving Regatta

Colin Hanson’s Buxom ll, built in Argentina in 1933 and well-manned for this event. Photo: Peter Hoschl

Windy weather proved advantageous to the winners of the Coral Bay Yacht Club’s Thanksgiving Regatta. The 32nd running of this traditional post-holiday regatta, held November 29 and 30 out of St. John’s easternmost settlement, saw blustery conditions ranging from 12 …

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Latitude 18 Halyard Challenge Begins the Season

LATITUDE 18 HALYARD CHALLENGE BEGINS THE 2005 SEASON Although there were only seven boats entered in the Royal BVI Yacht Club’s first race of the year, the competition was still fierce and determined. Four IC-24s entered the event – as …

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13th Annual Firecracker Regatta

The weekend of July 2nd & 3rd brought some of the best racing to the BVI that we have seen in a long time.Thirteen boats, loaded with crew for extra weight, began the 13th Annual Firecracker Regatta in West End, Tortola, …

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