Nelsons Dockyard was the quintessential venue for Antigua’s 30th Classic Regatta. Nearly 50 vessels sailed in flying flags from Canada, Germany, the UK, Ireland, Bermuda, the Netherlands and beyond. One journeyed from the west coast of Mexico via Panama ...

The Grand Awards Ceremony for Antigua Sailing Week was held in Nelson’s Dockyard and the UNESCO World Heritage Site was a fitting venue for the 50th edition of this historic occasion. A stage glittering with dozens of trophies formed the ...

It takes a very special person to fill the shoes of such a globally loved figure as Santa Claus. Yet a quintet of men around the Caribbean are just a few who do just this each year. Each shares a ...

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. ...

  Monday 1015 hours. Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua. “Winds perfect, fifteen knots,” Sunsail staffer Chris Donahue says at the skipper briefing, held in a two-centuries-old building. Blue Voyage, a Sunsail Jenneau 41, is just as perfect as the winds. ...

Nearly 150 junior sailors from 19 countries set sail in the Seaboard Marine Optimist North American Championships (OPTINAMS), hosted July 10 to 18 out of the Antigua Yacht Club in English Harbour, Antigua. Uruguay’s Hernon Umpierre won this continental championship. ...

Optimist Championship returns to Antigua One hundred and fifty 10- to 15-year-old junior sailors representing 21 countries will compete in the Seaboard Marine Optimist North American Championship, July 10th to 18th, when this major continental regatta returns to Antigua and Barbuda. ...

A commemoration and celebration highlighted two sports fishing tournaments fished out of Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua. The Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic, fished May 13, posthumously honored one of the islands great captains, and the Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament, ...

Enjoy a brush with Hollywood in the Caribbean by visiting nautical sites where famous movies were filmed. Here is a sampling of ten ...

In 1896, two Norwegian immigrants to America became the first people in recorded history to row across an ocean. The oyster fishermen set out from Manhattan, N.Y., in an 18-foot oak vessel on June 6th and made landfall 55 days ...

Surrounded by the sea, it’s not surprising that the Caribbean’s history is hugely nautical in nature. Here is a sampling of six maritime museums that are definitely worth a visit. ...

Friday Final Day… Do you know the difference between a fairy tale and a Caribbean Regatta story? One starts out with “once upon a time” and the other with “you ain’ gon believe this” Last day of Antigua Sailing Week ...

Ahh yes.. Caribbean sailing.. 12- 15 knots of breeze with sunny skies and a few clouds to offset the incredible blue of the seas.. over 100 boats of all sizes ranging from the 100′ ICAP Leopard down to the Melges ...

Hosted by the Admiral’s Inn, Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua, the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is the epitome of superyacht racing and partying, where the sole aim is to create an event for the pleasure of the participants without the constraints of commercialism. ...

The challenge for competitors taking part in the 2013 Concours de Chef Competition was to create a plant-based hauté cuisine Caribbean luncheon. And if you think the contest was about raw food – sushi and salads, it was far from ...

In the Caribbean, Santa is more likely to cruise down the chimney in a dinghy than arrive on a sleigh. The region definitely doesn’t lack for festivities and a true seasonal spirit during the December holidays. Here’s a sampling of ...

Pazit II's four person team to reel in a total of  seven wahoo or 183¼lb of fish earning them Champion Boat ...

The prize giving party of the 45th Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament declared an end to this year's tournament and pronounced the out and out winners in Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour. ...

Down-to-the-wire excitement characterized the close competition at the 44th Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament fished out of Nelson's Dockyard May 21 to 23. ...