The Sea is the lifeblood of the Caribbean. As such, boats are both an ages-old and contemporary method of traveling from island-to-island. One thing every vessel has in common, whether workboats or recreational cruisers, with one hull or more, or ...

Does all this add up to transient slips being at a premium in Caribbean marinas? ...

The ‘peak season’ for Caribbean yacht racing is the first three months of the year. Here’s a sampling of what’s coming up! ...

Many marinas throughout the Caribbean offer opportunities to dock your yacht for a season, annually or longer. Advantages and Disadvantages exist... ...

  She’s sat at the helm nearly all her life. In fact, Pippa Turton’s earliest recollection of sailing was as a child at the tiller of an Enterprise, a 13-foot, two-man, sloop-rigged dinghy. Turton navigated this craft on the waters ...

Those who love wind and lots of it got their wish at the Jolly Harbour Yacht Club’s Valentine Regatta (JHVR), held February 9 to 11, out of Jolly Harbour, Antigua. In fact, it called for a combination of savvy sailing ...

Team success is about everyone pulling their weight. This is one reason the five fishermen aboard the 32ft Carrera, Scallywag, won Champion Boat in the 26ft and over category with 227.6lb of fish in the Best of the West tournament, ...

Two action-packed days of racing, three party nights and a Junior Regatta bought together sailors, visitors and residents of Jolly Harbour for an unparalleled weekend in February. This year’s event saw a record number of entries with courses being run ...

What do rock star Eric Clapton, motorsport personality Eddie Jordan and billionaire businessman Paul Allen have in common? A port visit to the Jolly Harbour Marina. It is here, situated on the sheltered west coast of Antigua, that everyone from ...

More than 2000 yachts cross the Atlantic Ocean every year with the vast majority of sailors looking for the adventure of a lifetime. Since the 1980s organized rallies have become very popular, the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers is the biggest, ...

Twenty-four entries in this popular regatta made for exciting racing in perfect conditions off Jolly Harbour and Five Islands Harbour. As the name suggests, the regatta was sailed over the Valentine’s Day Weekend February 14-16. Included in the fleet was ...

It seems not a year goes by without a new transatlantic rally is announced. This is hardly surprising when you look at the success of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC). To set up and run a major rally is ...

Windsurfing Success for Curaçao in Slalom World Championships Alaçati, Turkey – Windsurfer Jean Paul Da Silva De Goes brought more windsurfing glory to the island of Curaçao by returning home with the coveted title of IFCA U-15 World Champion 2013. ...

Editor’s Note: Updated: September 10, 2019 Where there are boats, there are boatyards. Given that the Caribbean islands are surrounded by water, and that everything from power to sail, mini to mega, multi and mono plies these waters for transportation, ...

New Transatlantic Rally Launched A new Transatlantic rally between the Canaries and the Caribbean has been launched by Sailing Rallies Ltd. The Christmas Caribbean Rally will leave Marina Rubicón, Lanzarote, on December 16th 2013. Participants will sail 2850 miles to ...

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 ...

Plans for the ‘all new’ Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta, to be held February 7 to 10, 2013, are now well under way and excitement is starting to build. Celebrating its 20thanniversary in 2013, the Regatta will be vastly expanded and organisers ...

An exciting development for the National Sailing Academy is the opening of its new facility at Jolly Harbour Marina. Thanks to the support of C.D.A.L. and the Jolly Harbour Marina, an area has been designated for storage of boats and ...

Boatyards throughout the Caribbean offer everything from routine maintenance to extensive haul-out facilities and services for sail and power boaters. Here's a sample of ‘What's New' in yards on a number of islands. ...

18-knot easterly seemed almost benign compared to the rush of trade winds that have been blasting through Antigua Sailing Week. There was some intense action on Day 6. ...