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Winners Named at Discover the Caribbean

The native-built Chalana class in action. Photo Credit: Carlos G. Lee / Majaderos.com

Forty yachts, everything from a Melges 32 to one-design Hunter 216 and IC-24 classes plus Hobie cats and native-built chalanas, competed in the Discover the Caribbean. This longest running regatta in Puerto Rico, hosted by the Ponce Yacht & Fishing …

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2013 Caribbean Lighted Boat Parades & Parties

New Year’s Eve fireworks in Bequia. Photo Courtesy Bequia NYE Celebration Committee

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 …

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More Match Racing on the Horizon in Puerto Rico

Interest in match racing is rising in Puerto Rico. Hot on the heels of the USVI’s Peter Holmberg leading a match racing clinic for competitors in July 2011, and Puerto Rican sailors such as Jorge Santiago testing the waters by …

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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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Spotlight on Puerto Rico’s Sailor Jorge Santiago

Ponce Yacht and Fishing Club’s head coach Jorge Santiago dreams of sailing becoming the national sport of Puerto Rico. This isn’t just wishful thinking. Santiago, as head coach and sailing instructor at the Ponce Yacht & Fishing Club (PYFC) since …

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Marina Hopping Around Puerto Rico

Located between the USVIs and the Dominican Republic, with hundreds of miles of coastline, and eternal summer-like weather, Puerto Rico offers something for everyone.

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