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

In spite of the many challenges posed by hurricane Irma, there was never a doubt that the 24th edition of the St Barth Bucket Regatta would set sail on March 14-18. “In the immediate aftermath of two epic storms, the ...

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 ...

Saint Barth kicked off the New Year’s Eve celebrations with the annual New Year’s Eve Regatta sailed under cloudy skies with occasional squalls and gusty winds. The wet weather did not deter WinWin, a 108ft carbon Baltic that was built ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Island Water World open new store in French St. Martin Caribbean marine store, Island Water World, has opened a new branch in French St. Martin. Located in the former museum building between the St. Martin Tourism Office and Air Caraibes, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A behind the scenes look at an extraordinary three-day regatta for sailboats over 100ft in length. Ellen Lampert-Gréaux chats with event director Peter Craig on the eve of the 2012 Bucket, which takes place March 22nd – 25th on the ...

With the largest fleet in its 16-year history, the St Barth Bucket, sailed March 24-26th, made an indelible mark on the island of Saint Barth, for more reasons than one. ...

Ranger, the magnificent 137' replica of the historic America's Cup J-Class yacht, took top honors in the 15th anniversary edition of the St. Barth Bucket. ...