Tag Archives: Peter Holmberg

2014 Heineken Regatta

Andy Budgen’s Volvo 70 Monster Project put on a ‘Southern Ocean’ performance. Photo: Gary Brown/OceanMedia

The 2014 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the Caribbean’s largest annual yacht-racing affair, was this year also one of the most competitive editions in the event’s long, 34-year history. In roughly half of the fleet’s 20 separate classes, nothing was decided …

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ASW 2014 Lay Day Action

Yesterday (Wednesday) at Antigua Sailing Week was Lay Day – the last of which I attended in 1995 and saw the “biscuit eating/ wet T Shirt/ drink all you can” contests version… fast forward to 2014 and the Nonsuch Bay …

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Wilson Wins 6th Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Winners receive signature timepieces from Cardow Jewelers: L to R: Awards Presenter, Julius Jackson, Don Wilson, Teddy Nicolosi, Josh McCaffrey, Amanda Engeman, Willem van Waay, Jordan Reece. Standing in front, Wilson’s children Annabel, Ava and Oliver. Credit: Dean Barnes

He has never sailed in the U.S. Virgin Islands, nor in an IC-24 or with this combination of crew. Yet, Chicago’s Don Wilson proved his match racing prowess by winning the 6th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR). Wilson defeated …

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Holmberg, Perry, Roble & Wilson Head to CAMR Semis

The USA’s Dave Perry sails with students in the Carlos Aguilar Youth Regatta. Credit: Dean Barnes

Sailors, local sailing enthusiasts, school children and even the territory’s Governor came out to watch the second day of racing in the 6th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR). The USVI’s Peter Holmberg and USA’s Dave Perry finished the day …

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Practice Day at 6th Carlos Aguilar Match Race

2013 CAMR Skippers L to R: USA’s Dave Perry, Greece’s Stratis Andreadis, USVI’s Peter Holmberg, USA’s Dave Dellenbaugh, USA’s Jennifer Wilson, USA’s Chris Poole, BVI’s Colin Rathbun, Finland’s Antti Luhta, and the USA’s Stephanie Roble. Missing, the USA's Don Wilson. Credit: Dean Barnes

Charlotte Amalie’s harbor is one of the most picturesque ports in the Caribbean. For sailors, this beauty comes with a beast. That is, extremely shifty winds blowing off the surrounding mountains, and knowing how to call the shifts correctly, can …

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Questions and Answers with Taylor Canfield

He grew up like many young sailors in the Caribbean: that is, racing dinghies with friends, making adventures out of sailing every day, and in so doing perfecting his competitive skills. Today, 23-year-old Taylor Canfield is one of the best …

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Holmberg Wins Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race

Mother Nature played a decisive role in the 11th Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race, hosted by the Royal BVI Yacht Club on December 1st – 2nd. Eight teams from six nations waited in vain for the winds to fill in …

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