The only US Virgin Islander to earn a medal at Central American and Caribbean Games, Peter Stanton, earned title of ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ ...

With the fiftieth Bonaire Regatta still fresh in mind Curaçao sailors gathered on the coastline of their home island for two local races for Sunfish dinghies and yachts. The Sunfish competition, three short back-to-back races in the open sea on ...

It was a great day for sailing say the Curaçao Watersport Association Jan Sofat, organizers of the 39th Piet Dijk Race sailed in late February. Even though rough weather had been expected, conditions ended up being favorable, with 17 knots ...

Forty-five sailors, ranging from grade school students to seniors, showed their small boat skills in the 5th Annual Bill Chandler Memorial Race. Hosted February 26, out of the St. Croix Yacht Club, U.S. Virgin Islands. Sailors competed in five classes: Optimists, ...

Seamanship, sportsmanship and dogged perseverance were all on display at the Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta, hosted out of Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico in early February. Ninety-four sailors from Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin ...

 As Island Waster World prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in March it will also be honoring Mr. Clifton Wilson who will have spent nearly 45 years working for the company. Affectionately known as ‘Cliffy’, Mr. Wilson joined Island Water World in 1972 when the ...

The J35 Dash has now won the Aruba International Regatta an unprecedented six times in a row. Some 35 vessels from around the ABC Islands crewed by people from as far away as the US, Colombia, Venezuela, the Netherlands and ...

What started as the Bill Chandler Sunfish Memorial Regatta three years ago has now dropped Sunfish from the name in order to welcome competitors in Optimist, Club 420s and Lasers. It’s a move the late Chandler, an avid sailor, long-time ...

  “Practice makes perfect” is a saying that the BVI’s Rayne Duff put into action to win the highly-competitive Optimist class at the Pan Pepin International Dinghy Regatta, hosted February 4th to 7th out of Puerto Rico’s Club Nautico de ...

There were two facets to the St. Croix Yacht Club hosted 2nd Annual Bill Chandler Sunfish Regatta in February that few if any other sailing competitions in the Caribbean can claim: the singlehanded sailors ranged in age from 11 to ...

The fifth edition of the Aruba International Regatta drew competitors from Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Aruba to the new regatta location in Oranjestad. With 50 sails on the water and some 100 participants, this regatta is proving that Aruba ...

Sailing is in the blood of St. Thomas’ Holmberg family. In fact, it’s a water sport excelled at and enjoyed by three generations. Family patriarch and Chicago native Dick Holmberg first visited the Virgin Islands in the 1950s while serving ...

A rainbow of Sunfish sails filled St. Croix’s Teague Bay on the weekend of January 19th and 20th in tribute to Bill Chandler. Chandler, a longtime marina operator and marine community activist who passed away last year at age 89, ...

Sunfish sailor Jurgen Schneider from Curaçao won the Budget Marine Cup during the fourth edition of the Aruba Rembrandt Regatta. Thirty-three sailboats competed for the cup at Eagle Beach, while about 50 Optimist sailors, wind surfers and kite surfers competed ...

San Juan, Puerto Rico. The 12th Club Nautico de San Juan’s International Regatta (CNSJIR), set for February 1 to 3, 2013, offers a unique combination of hot competition for skilled sailors and a cool chance for beginners to get excellent ...

High winds made conditions challenging for over forty sailors competing in the tenth annual Cruzan Open One Design Regatta in May. Hosted by the St. Croix Yacht club, the event saw racers from all three U.S. Virgin Islands and the ...

San Juan, Puerto Rico. Register now! The 12th Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta (CNSJIR) will take place February 1 to 3, 2013. Sailors who register by August 31, 2012 will receive a 50 percent discount off Early Bird ...

Three Generation History of Island Water World ...