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A Day in the Life of a Regatta Volunteer

Regatta manager Karen (center) receives a ‘Thank You’ prize from Rosie Burr for all her hard work. Photo: Tim Wright / courtesy of Grenada Sailing Week

It’s the second race day of the regatta. I crawl out of bed at an ungodly hour, my body still heavy with sleep. I am part of the organising committee for Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week 2018. Yesterday was …

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Nilaya Wins 2018 St Barth Bucket

Photography by Rosemond Gréaux

In spite of the many challenges posed by hurricane Irma, there was never a doubt that the 24th edition of the St Barth Bucket Regatta would set sail on March 14-18. “In the immediate aftermath of two epic storms, the …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Dingo – winner of Racing Class. Tim Wright/Courtesy of GSW

The sixth Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week (GSW), held January 29 to February 3 out of St. George’s, Grenada, kicked-off with a blast. First, there was a record 50 registrations, over 40 participating yachts in five classes and more …

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Curaçao Sailing and Sailing Clinics

Despite the unpredictable weather spirits were high throughout the week-long event. Photo by Els Kroon

February brought a vigorous start to the season for sailors in Curaçao. While many were under the spell of carnival, considered the largest cultural event of the island, die-hard sailors of all ages flocked to Spanish Water and put to …

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Saint Barth New Year’s Eve Regatta

Lloyd Thornberg (with trophy) and crew celebrating their win in the 23rd annual New Year’s Eve Regatta aboard the Gunboat 66 Phaedo. Photography Rosemond Gréaux

Winner in 2011 and 2015, Lloyd Thornberg once again took top honors in the Saint Barth New Year’s Eve Regatta, a parade of sailboats around the island on December 31 each year. Two hours before the staggered starts, strong rains …

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Rambler 88 wins RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy

Rambler 88 storms to victory in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC/Tim Wright/Photoaction.com

George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 blasted around the course to win the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under IRC. Rambler 88 reveled in the heavy airs race, setting a new monohull race record and …

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St Barth Sailor Goes International

When the Transat Ag2r La Mondiale sets sail from Concarneau on the coast of Brittany, France on April 22, local St Barth sailor Miguel Danet will be on the start line. This will be the third time that Danet has …

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Saint Croix International Regatta is back!

Having suffered damage to infrastructure thanks to the storms of September 2017 there was some doubt as to whether the regatta would go ahead. But, like many islands, St. Croix were having none of it and worked extremely hard to …

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