In early January we were anchored in Anguilla’s Road Bay, enjoying the calm after the Christmas winds. Life on the beach was workboat casual – a constant stream of small vessels loaded with tourists, divers and folk who fish. The ...

A relatively undiscovered custom boat-building yard based in Anguilla that has been quietly successful in business for over 30 years might find themselves under the spotlight thanks to one of their newest boat designs. Anguilla’s own Rebel Marine Ltd., whose motto ...

One of Anguilla’s legends, Ivar Carty, was an unpretentious mariner known around the island as Ivar the Diver. Each morning, weather permitting, he launched a 12ft boat from his home on the beach, climbing in with a bailer, buckets and ...

Anguilla’s Road Bay is a wide, lazy sweep of clear water colored every shade of Caribbean blue. It’s lightly populated by local fish and fun boats, a handful of cruisers, the daily dozen bare boats, an occasional mega yacht and ...

The BVI won the 16th annual Premier’s Cup International Youth Regatta. This is the first time since 2008 and second time in the history of this event that a BVI team has kept the trophy at home. The secret? A ...

Regatta season doesn’t stop when the winter finishes. The spring, summer and fall all feature racing events that offer a mix of competition, camaraderie and celebration.   April 7-12 Oyster Regatta – Antigua 2014: Scheduled to follow the celebrations marking ...

From a distance, from my perspective grinding winches during a Heineken Regatta years ago, Anguilla didn’t look like much. Quiet, gently sloping and lacking the drama of the hump-backed mountains of St. Martin off our starboard beam as we sliced ...

‘You take your first look at her, and you know she’s special. She’s bold. She’s beautiful. She’s classy. She has a past. You gaze at her lines and you see she’s fast. She wants to go places. Suddenly you will ...

  Preparation and training earned Team Antigua the championship at the 15th BVI Premier’s Cup International Youth Regatta, sailed out of Nanny Cay Resort & Marina, on Tortola, July 13 – 14. Winning team members were: Janield Smith, Stephan Dundas, ...

The crew from the St. Martin fishing boat Follow Me emerged collectively $27,000 richer following a remunerative weekend at the 16th St. Martin Billfish Tournament held June 5-8 where they cleaned up in the assorted cash prize categories. Follow me ...

This year the Anguilla Regatta celebrated its 10th Anniversary. For the last nine years, Jan and I have been guests of the regatta; brought in to cover the event for the media. I have taken part in the regatta on ...

On Saturday, January 19th, the Anguilla Youth Sailing Club (AYSC) hosted the 5th annual Anguilla Dinghy Regatta in Road Bay sponsored by Anguilla Aluminum. Competitors from Puerto Rico and St. Maarten joined a contingent of 19 Anguillian sailors for a ...

Team Anguilla successfully defended its title to win the 14th Annual Premier’s Cup Youth Regatta, held July 13th and 15th out of the Nanny Cay Resort and Marina on Tortola, British Virgin Islands. “We finished with 12 first place races, ...

On a weekend of perfect sailing conditions Team Coors Light skippered by Sint Maarten’s Frits Bus won top honors at the 9th Annual Anguilla Regatta sailed May 11th – 13th. With clear skies and winds from 15-20kts, 17 boats in ...

TENTH ANNUAL ANGUILLA REGATTA SET FOR 11, 12, 13 MAY ‘RACE FAST, LIME SLOW’ In collaboration with the Anguilla Tourist Board, the Anguilla Sailing Association is proud to announce the tenth Annual Anguilla Regatta – known to be one of the ...

Heavy weather sailing No other island has seafaring in the blood like that of Anguilla where sailing is the national sport. This was evident in late January when youngsters from the Anguilla Youth Sailing Club (AYSC) took on top sailors ...

The last of Anguilla's famous schooners is still sailing the Caribbean but only on the back of the East Caribbean five dollar bill. ...

The six-member team of sailors representing the Anguilla Youth Sailing Club (AYSC) won the 13th Premier's Cup International Youth Regatta, held July 8th -10th, out of Nanny Cay Marina, in Tortola ...

The "Tsunami," a recently built 28ft Anguillan Racing Boat, is a natural phenomenon that is stirring excitement among boat racing enthusiasts. ...

This was the ninth Anguilla Regatta and I have been to every one. As a journalist, I should remain impartial, but when it comes to the Anguilla Regatta, it gets my vote as one of the best on the Caribbean ...