For centuries, mariners have found natural harbors, protected bays and dense mangrove lagoons in which to protect their vessels from storms ...

I wanted to show a more tranquil side of the Virgin Islands that few guests chose to see, so we turned to the right to visit the Spanish Virgin Islands.  ...

The Spanish Virgins do not receive a lot of crewed charter yachts, so this is truly virgin charter grounds for those who are looking for a new destination ...

Captain Robert Manley, a New Jersey native who has been running marine businesses in the Caribbean for the last 25 years, has opened TowBoatUS St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I’ve been towing boats and helping boaters ever since I ...

As a yachtsman there are some things you never forget: The day you buy your boat; the day you sell your boat; the most idyllic landfall; the quickest passage and the most terrifying experience. For many Caribbean sailors the latter ...

If you haven't chartered in the Spanish Virgin Islands, you are missing some of the last untouched islands in the Caribbean. Do it now before its too late. ...

The sluggish economy didn't stand in the way of near record participation ...

New host destination. New classes. New round-the-island course are just some of what to look forward to at 5th Culebra Heineken Intl Regatta ...

Almost half – twenty-eight out of sixty-two boats – sailed in one of three one-design classes at the 4th annual Culebra Heineken International Regatta, held out of Puerto Rico’s offshore island of Culebra, March 14 to 16. It seems the ...

Hot racing, cool parties, and boatloads of hospitality are what sailors will enjoy at the third annual Culebra Heineken International Regatta (CHIR) and Culebra International Dinghy Regatta (CIDR). Last year, 74 boats with homeports ranging from the Puerto Rican mainland ...

There was one phrase that kept repeating like the refrain of a favorite song at this year’s 3rd annual Heineken Culebra International Regatta. It was, “This is just like Caribbean regattas used to be,” said sailor after sailor. This sentiment ...

Their names are much the same, but it’s their fleets that have changed. At the 3rd Annual Culebra International Dinghy Regatta, the Laser classes saw several ex-Optimist sailors compete and the Advanced Optis welcomed former Green Fleeters into their ranks. ...

Organizers of the International Regatta Club in Culebra are getting ready for the third edition of the Culebra Heineken International Regatta and the Culebra International Dinghy Regatta ...

Doubling its yacht participation, dubbed by a title sponsor and drawing the attention of hot racing yachts from the U.S. mainland, the 2 nd annual Heineken Culebra International Regatta, held March 17 to 19 out of Culebra, Puerto Rico, is ...

Light winds and calm waters proved picture perfect conditions for the lightweight skippers competing in the 2 nd Annual Culebra International Dingy Regatta, held March 18-19, out of Culebra, Puerto Rico. “I like the light winds. That’s the conditions where ...

More boats, more classes, and more fun are highlights of this year’s second annual Culebra Heineken International Regatta ...

There are no marinas on Puerto Rico’s offshore island of Culebra. Nor is there overnight anchoring allowed in several bays due to their protected wildlife refuge status. There also aren’t any big chandleries, boat yards, or supermarkets. Yet, it is ...

Thirty junior sailors from all three US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico competed in the 1st annual Culebra International Optimist Regatta, held March 19 to 20, in conjunction with the inaugural big boat Caribbean International Regatta. Light winds made sailing ...

Superb starts and superior boat speed propelled by top-notch tactics led St. Maarten’s Frits Bus to victory in the Melges 24 Class, aboard his 2ContactCarib at the first annual Culebra International Regatta (CIR). The event was sailed out of the ...

A group of trend-setting Puerto Rican sailors has long kicked around the idea to host an international regatta out of the offshore island of Culebra. The time ripened early this year when the directors of Club Nautico de Puerto Rico ...