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Antigua Sailing Week 2014 Results

Great sailing in Antigua. Photo: Tim Wright

Antigua Sailing Week was one of the first international yachting regattas to be held in the Caribbean. Back in the late 60s, The Nicholson family had a yacht charter business based in Antigua and ‘Race Week’ as it was called …

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Hawaiians Win BVI Painkiller Cup

The Painkiller Cup gets under way at Trellis Bay, Beef Island. Photo by Todd VanSickle

This year’s Painkiller Thriller in the British Virgin Islands featured more prize money, high-profile sailors and the same amount of rum and sun. The 14-mile standup paddleboard race started at Trellis Bay, Beef Island and finished at White Bay, Jost …

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The Oracle Says Rally Around the Shearlegs

Never mind a crane, pass the block and tackle

The rallies are coming! Yes, it’s the time of year when fleets of boats from Europe and the US descend on the Caribbean. The ARC, the Caribbean 1500, the Salty Dawg and the new Christmas Caribbean Rally are all heading …

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Shannon Falcone and The New Age America’s Cup

Skimming on hydrofoils fixed to carbon fiber hulls, Oracle Team USA flies their 72-foot catamaran, powered by winds against the fixed, rigid wing sail, above the San Francisco Bay. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Crossing the Oakland Bay Bridge, one glance westward reveals a Bay littered with white and multi-colored sails. Day sailors, cruisers, kids single-handing and the towering, 131-foot sail wings of the America’s Cup boats. Vying for the 34th America’s Cup, first …

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HIHO Introduces Painkiller Thriller

Highland Spring HIHO organizer Andy Morrell stayed busy during this year’s event, which featured windsurfing and stand up paddling races around the BVI. On the first day of the event, which started near Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End, races got under …

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