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Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta

Osvaldo E De Leon Lebrón takes an early bath. Photo: Pastrana Manuel Josue

Seamanship, sportsmanship and dogged perseverance were all on display at the Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta, hosted out of Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico in early February. Ninety-four sailors from Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin …

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The Joy of Nautical Event Volunteering

Nautical Event Volunteering

Volunteers are the lifeblood and often the unsung heroes behind so many nautical events in the Caribbean, such as sailing regattas, fishing tournaments and charter yacht shows. Yet long hours and hard work come with a definite upside, and it’s …

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Caribbean Racing Season 2017: January to March

RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC Caribbean 600/ELWJ Photography

Here’s what, where, when and how you can jump aboard during the peak Caribbean racing season. January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series Break records on January 21 at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. “We have 14 …

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Nautical Holiday Happenings

Lighted Boat Parade – St. Croix, USVI

There might not be snow and sleigh rides, but the spirit of the yuletide holidays is alive throughout the Caribbean. Here is a sampling of nautical holiday happenings. LIGHTED BOAT PARADES Deck your decks with lights, ornaments and festively-dressed crew. …

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Puerto Rico International Billfish Tournament

AD/HD hooked up. Photos: Mark Smestad

The luck of fishing in Club Nautico de San Juan’s 63rd International Billfish Tournament (IBT) for the first time combined with skills gained billfishing in the waters off South Florida, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas, earned AD/HD and its …

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Fads are the Latest Trend in Sport Fishing

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There’s a saying among sport fishermen: The name of the sport is fishing, not catching. Now, an ages old concept is receiving renewed interest by sport fishermen. Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) are on the rise in waters off many Caribbean …

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Team BVI Wins 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships

Puerto Rico 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championship Winners BVI

Team BVI successfully defended its title by championing the 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships (CDC). Run under the auspices of the Caribbean Sailing Association, this is the first time in the CDC’s history that Puerto Rico has hosted this regatta. BVI …

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Ho, Ho, Holiday Activities – Nautical-Style!

St. Croix Lighted Boat Parade. Photo: Ellen Sanpere

Celebrate the holidays nautical-style in a number of fun filled festivities. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from the Bahamas to the Caribbean: Lighted Boat Parades Nearly 50 festively decorated power yachts launch from Puerto Rico’s Club Nautico de San …

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Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta 2014

Optimists race in San Juan Bay. Credit: Carlos Lee

Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta Gusts blowing 20-plus-knots and rolling seas created challenging yet exhilarating conditions for nearly 100 sailors from five islands that competed in the 13th Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta (CNSJIR), held January 31-February …

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In Focus: Jose ‘Yoyo’ Berrios

Winning coach Jose Berrios (center). Photo: Carlos G. Lee / Majaderos.com

Starting small and growing bigger. This is the secret to success that has led Club Nautico de San Juan’s (CNSJ) director of sailing and head coach Jose ‘Yoyo’ Berrios to put Puerto Rico on the map as a global sailing …

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Teach Kids to Fish

Photo: Jimmy Lovel

Sports fishing is a great way to have fun around the water with kids, says Capt. Mike Pigott, who operates NightWing Charters out of Antigua. “This is one reason why all three of the Antigua and Barbuda Sports Fishing Club’s …

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