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Welcome Wave Ruler to Anguilla!

Anguilla welcomed RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) Wave Ruler, the British Ministry of Defence’s fast fleet tanker, when she anchored off Road Bay on 15 June for a three day visit.  This gentle giant has some impressive statistics: 196.5 metres long, …

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Anguilla’s Charming Schooner

Gleaming in the sunlight and rocking gently in the turquoise waters of Road Bay, Anguilla, is the magnificent 50’ Alden Schooner, Charm III, originally built in 1925 in Sweden.   A head-turning old lady, she is the pride and joy of …

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Festival Del Mar – SeaSational!

Excitement embraced the Easter weekend in Island Harbour, Anguilla, when the first Festival Del Mar attracted visitors to join in the fun. Four hardy boat loads of intrepid fishermen braved sea conditions to compete in a fishing tournament as waves …

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Preview May’s 2008 Anguilla Regatta

Boat Racing is the national sport of Anguilla and sailing is in the blood of all Anguillians.  The island’s annual Regatta is a unique event with the mix of both local and traditional racing boats with visiting yachts, and is …

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Anguilla Kids Sail with Gli Gli

The traditional Carib canoe Gli Gli sailed into Road Bay to the cheers of over a thousand excited Anguillians.  Some of them noticed that sailing alongside the much anticipated canoe were two Optimist sailing dinghies with two members of Anguilla …

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5th Anguilla Regatta Results

A large sign at the Anguilla ferry terminal in Blowing Point reminded visitors that May was the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Anguilla Revolution, when 315 British paratroopers ‘invaded’ the island to restore order, followed by post-liberation skinny dipping with …

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Anguilla’s Young Sailors Learn from a Professional

The Anguilla Youth Sailing Association (AYSC) accepted an invitation to participate in a sailboat racing seminar hosted by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club on April 14.  Five members of the AYSC racing team attended the clinic led by professional sailor …

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2006 Anguilla Regatta

Sixteen yachts descended on Anguilla during the weekend of May 12-14 to enjoy new courses, new party venues, and the age-old thrill of trying to win under wind. The fancy umbrella on this particular cocktail is the ‘Mix Up’ series, …

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3rd Anguilla Regatta Mix-up Regatta

Coming in the first week of May, Anguilla’s Mix-Up Regatta made it the 15th island of the season to set out a course, stash some beers in a cooler and pray to the wind gods. Although late in the season, …

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