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Palm, Punch, and Passion

Hand tooling a belt. Photo by Jan Hein

While punching holes for a hand-tooled leather bag, Annalea Mills recounted the incredible nautical journey that brought her to the studio she occupies in Antigua’s Falmouth Harbor. There was never an intent to become a sailor nor an artisan leathersmith, …

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta – Mariella Returns

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Mariella Returns

Mariella, the 1938-launched, 80-foot Alfred Mylne-designed Bermudan yawl, returns this month to race in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta after a two-year hiatus. It’s something owner Carlo Falcone, proprietor of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina in Falmouth Harbour, has looked …

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Thirty Years of Classic Yacht Regatta Success

Classic Yacht Regatta

When Antigua Sailing Week began in 1967, pretty much every boat in the fleet was a classic. Most were charter yachts that ended their season by racing to and from Guadeloupe. Race Week expanded; boats evolved into modern machines; and …

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The Schooner Columbia’s Caribbean Debut

Photos by Jan Hein

When Columbia, the replica of a 141ft Gloucester Fishing Schooner, rounded the point into Antigua’s Falmouth Harbor for the first time, nearby bars and eateries emptied out. Customers fled their seats, hurrying dockside to check out the vessel that had …

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A Touch of Class

Touch of class: Columbia in all her glory. Photo: OceanMedia

This edition of All At Sea has something for everyone: cruising, racing, fishing, art, history, humor, adventure and more, as we explore the Caribbean and beyond. In April I had my own adventure aboard the 50ft vintage schooner Charm III …

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Regatta Preview: April to November 2016

Regatta Preview: Les Voiles St. Barth

There are one or more major Caribbean regattas nearly every month of the year. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from April to November.   April 11th – 16th Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Celebrity sailors and sailboats, including America’s Cup …

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Caribbean Regatta Schedule: April to December 2015

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Photo courtesy of Antigua Classics Regatta

Every season is regatta season in the Caribbean. Here is a sampling of some of the events happening for the rest of 2015. For a full list of events please confirm on our calendar: http://www.allatsea.net/calendar/   April 2-6: Bequia Easter Regatta Some …

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 Results!

Classics try their hand at match racing! © Onne Van Der Wal/Panerai

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai was blessed with superb sailing conditions. The spectacle of magnificent traditional yachts, barrelling through Caribbean surf, was a truly amazing sight. For five days, the trade winds played ball – 20 plus …

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Caribbean Regatta Preview: April to October

Aruba Regatta. Photo: Eric Mijts

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 …

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The Fish That Roared & Other Holiday Happenings

No matter what your budget, we all share the same idyllic anchorages

December is here, the trade winds are blowing, the Caribbean sparkles and yachts are arriving in ever increasing numbers. Ocean wanderers are still living the dream, building or buying a boat to sail away into the sunset. A friend told …

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Who Will Come to Your Party?

A big check is an attraction but only if the event is well organized. Photo: OceanMedia

It is not easy to get sailors to come and compete in any regatta that you might want to organize. Ask Larry Ellison, the Americas Cup organizer who has thrown millions at this year’s Americas cup and he has hardly …

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2013

In 2012, I went to 16 different regattas all over the world but I was truly blown away by the sheer enjoyment of the Antigua Classics Regatta. Over 60 amazing examples of traditional yachts took part from magnificent schooners to …

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April to June Spring Regatta Preview 2010

Regatta season in the Caribbean continues to be 'hot'; as winter gives way to spring in April, May and June. There are events in the north and south, for hard-core racers and cruising racers, as well as accompanying parties in every port.

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