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Bequia Easter Regatta: Fun on Land & Sea

Exodus racing hard. Photo: Kenmore Henville – Bequia Photo Action

She wasn’t first over the finish line, but Exodus was certainly the queen of the 2017 Bequia Easter Regatta. The 42ft West Indies Sloop, star of the award-winning film, Vanishing Sail, which traced the traditional wooden vessel’s life from its …

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Model Boats Make Bequia Famous

model boats bequia

Bequia boasts a rich maritime heritage founded on boat-building. Construction of seafaring craft as an industry here dates to the 1800s. This second largest of the Grenadine islands soon earned a reputation as the ‘Boat Building Captial of the West …

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Regatta Preview: January to March

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta Rendezvous

Race the Caribbean this winter!  Islands from Puerto Rico south to Grenada host regattas for all types of boats, from hi-tech production yachts to native work boats, monohulls to multihulls, and everything in-between, including a growing number of one-design classes.  …

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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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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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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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Perfect Conditions for Bequia Easter Regatta 2012

New boat Black Berry drew big crowds. Photo courtesy of Bequia Heineken Easter Regatta

The Bequia Sailing Club’s 31st Bequia Easter Regatta came in for universal praise as a total of 42 yachts and 30 local double-enders registered to take part in this famous sporting and tourism event. Conditions were near perfect with light …

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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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Destination Bequia 2010

Nine miles south of St. Vincent in the Grenadines, Bequia, an island of just under 5,000 people, friendly and forthcoming, is steeped in seafaring traditions - fishing, whaling and boat-building - that endure to this day.

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Bequia Easter Regatta Expects 50 or More Yachts

Over last 29 years, the Bequia Easter Regatta has grown into one of the region's most popular and well-attended regattas, with visitors and competitors coming from all over the world to be in Bequia for the four days of racing action over the long Ea

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