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The St. Thomas International Regatta is etched into every racer’s mind as the “Crown Jewel” of Caribbean racing–where sailors can experience our reliable breezes, warm azure waters and world-renowned Island hospitality.

Hosted annually by the St. Thomas Yacht Club on the East End of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Blitz Blitzes at Four Caribbean Regattas in a Row

With her distinctive paint job, Blitz stormed through the season winning four regattas in a row. Photo: Dean Barnes

Reggae and rum are only half the fun of Caribbean regattas. Out on the water, there’s serious racing by teams with strictly planned campaigns, strategically prepared boats and skillfully trained crew. A wonderful example of one of the best this …

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Caribbean Racing Season 2017: January to March

RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC Caribbean 600/ELWJ Photography

Here’s what, where, when and how you can jump aboard during the peak Caribbean racing season. January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series Break records on January 21 at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. “We have 14 …

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The IC24 Class—Now and in the Future

IC24 Class

Fifteen years ago the one-design IC24 class launched for the first time at the International Rolex Regatta, now the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). The class was born out of the vision of St. Thomas sailor Chris Rosenberg, and St. …

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All At Sea Goes to the Movies!

All At Sea goes to the Movies

The Caribbean is a film-makers paradise and you can sail to many of the locations where some of the great box office hits were shot in recent years. Our senior writer Carol Bareuther put on her critic’s cap and came …

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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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