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St. Thomas Yacht Club Hosts Columbus Day Regatta 2008

Beating out the unexpected Hurricane Omar by a few days, St. Thomas Yacht Club hosted its annual Columbus Day Regatta October 11-12, 2008 and enjoyed the largest turnout ever for this event, with more than fifty entrants sailing in Optimists, …

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Virgin Islands Compete at Opti New Englands

Five Virgin Islanders left their warm, blue, home waters to compete at the New England Optimist Championships hosted August 6 to 9, 2006 by the Niantic Bay Yacht Club in Connecticut. Sue Gibbons, who accompanied them, reports: “A beautiful venue–the …

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Sailing and Seeing Peru

Two youth optimist sailors from the US Virgin Islands, and their families, recently traveled to Peru to participate in the first Optimist Training Clinic and Regatta with kids from 11 other nations. Earlier this month, Alex Coyle, from St. John, …

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