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SPIIP Wins 2017 St Barth Bucket

Photos Rosemond Greaux

Six J Class boats were among the star attractions at the 2017 St Barth Bucket, in which a fleet of 38 yachts, all over 100ft long, raced over the weekend of March 16-19 in St Barthélemy. There is really nothing …

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Spring Racing in Saint Barth: Buckets & Sails

Racing Saint Barth

March and April have become hot months for sailboat racing in Saint Barth, with The St. Barth Bucket and Les Voiles de Saint Barth attracting a fabulous array of boats, a cadre of top-notch sailors, and some pretty serious sailing. …

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Regatta Preview: January to March

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta Rendezvous

Race the Caribbean this winter!  Islands from Puerto Rico south to Grenada host regattas for all types of boats, from hi-tech production yachts to native work boats, monohulls to multihulls, and everything in-between, including a growing number of one-design classes.  …

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Visione Wins 2015 St. Barth Bucket

Win Win finished fourth in class A - Les Gazelles des Mers

After three days of competitive sailing, Hasso Plattner’s beautiful 147ft Reichel/Pugh deign Visione, took top honors as overall winner of the 2015 St. Barth Bucket, which took place March 20-22. Visione was also the class winner for Les Gazelles des …

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Marie Wins 2014 Saint Barth Bucket Regatta

Red sails are always a winner. Photo: Rosemond Gréaux

Thirty-eight! That’s the number of sailboats that raced in the 2014 Saint Barth Bucket Regatta, which really is an unusual event for unusual boats. Most of these boats were not built for racing, yet there they are competing in some …

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Spring Preview: A busy season in St. Barth

West Indies Regatta where tradition rules. Photo courtesy of West Indies Regatta

As of January, over 35 maxi yachts had registered for the annual St Barth Bucket, a prestigious regatta for sailboats over 100ft in length. With a captain’s briefing and owner’s party on March 27, plus three days of challenging sailing …

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Cruising Guide to Saint Barth

Bucket boats at the dock in Gustavia. Photo: Rosemond Gréaux

The French island of St Barthélemy (St. Barth) has many ingredients that make it the perfect port of call, from unspoiled beaches with soft white sand to luxurious villas and intimate hotels. The island’s steep, rugged terrain has winding mountain …

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Professionalization of Sailing Events in the Caribbean

Without careful planning some regattas will be left blowing in the wind. Photo: OceanMedia

Worldwide trends are now seeing major boating and sailboat racing events increasingly organized by professional, profit-driven organizations rather than volunteer nonprofits. In the Caribbean of the 1980s, everything was run by volunteers: Antigua Sailing Week, Nicholson’s Boat Show, BVI Spring …

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2013 St. Barth Bucket: Adela the Big Winner!

Once again the St Barth Bucket was quite a nautical experience. With 36 yachts on the roster, most of them over 100ft long (the formula for this exceptional event), the Bucket celebrated its 18th edition in Saint Barth on March …

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St. Barth Bucket 2013 Update

One of the most prestigious regattas in the Caribbean, the St Barth Bucket, takes place March 28th-31st 2013. The small port of Gustavia buzzes with excitement as a fleet of sailboats, mostly over 100ft in length, begin appearing in the …

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SY This is Us Wins the St. Barth Bucket

This Is Us (left), winner of the 2012 Bucket, sails toward the finish line

Largest St. Barth fleet ever at the St. Barth Bucket The 2012 St Barth Bucket got off to a soggy start with a day of pouring rain on Friday, March 23rd, but skies were sunny for the rest of the …

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April to June Spring Regatta Preview 2010

Regatta season in the Caribbean continues to be 'hot'; as winter gives way to spring in April, May and June. There are events in the north and south, for hard-core racers and cruising racers, as well as accompanying parties in every port.

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