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Foxy Callwood and the Future of His Wooden Boat Regatta

The yacht Buxom with her traditional tan sails and awesome figurehead

In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a woeful Juliet bemoans Romeo’s name, referencing the famous feud between the two lovers’ families. Waxing poetic over the insignificance of the names that keep the star-crossed lovers apart, Juliet insists that “a rose by …

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Day-Tripping to Jost Van Dyke

Jost Van Dyke

Boats anchored off two distant strips of white sand beach are the only signs of civilization you see when sailing to the island of Jost Van Dyke. One, White Bay, to the east, and the other, Great Harbour, to the …

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Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta

Twenty-Five boats in wooden and open classes continue the tradition. “The West End Yacht Club supports a special race on Saturday that ends at Foxy’s Taboo in Diamond Cay with a Pirates Booty theme awards party,” says WEYC Commodore, Louis …

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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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Foxy’s Fortieth Anniversary Wooden Boat Regatta

The Jost Van Dyke built sloop Endeavor II, with Foxy Callwood onboard, takes on the fleet. Photo courtesy of Geoff Brooks

Sailors aboard old-time ‘woodies’ and newer ‘classic plastics’ came together to celebrate Foxy’s 40th Wooden Boat Regatta held on the British Virgin Island of Jost Van Dyke over the weekend of May 24th – 26th. The theme of this ruby …

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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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Foxy’s Features Woodies

The woodies were few in number but that didn’t dampen the fun at the 39th Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta hosted on Jost Van Dyke by the BVI’s West End Yacht Club (WEYC), May 24 to 26. “Flying Circus was the …

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Caribbean Yacht Club Regatta News

Tortola – West End Yacht Club The West End Yacht Club in Tortola, BVI, has finalized its calendar for 2013 with dates that avoid conflicts with the major International regattas around the circuit. Four of the WEYC six traditional regattas also …

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Jost Van Dyke – Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta

Times are a changing and only one wooden boat entered this year’s 38th Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta, held May 25th out of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. That was Principito, the U.S. Virgin Islands’ Chris Puder’s 37ft …

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Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta Celebrates 30 Years

Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta, led by Race Captain Robin Pinfold, the only all wooden boat regatta left in the Caribbean provided a chance to meet, once again, the many sailors that make up the international family of wooden boat lovers. The regatta is …

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