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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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Antigua Sailing Week 2016: The Beat Goes On

Antigua Sailing Week

The 49th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was memorable, with superb conditions and a fairy tale ending that showcased the secret to the success of this celebrated regatta. Over one thousand sailors from more than 20 countries took part, all hell-bent on world class racing and …

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Dancing in the Dark

Smoothly does it. Photo: OceanMedia

Years of cruising aboard a small yacht has taught my wife and me how to dance around a cockpit without hindering or injuring each other. Our movements are almost choreographed, a kind of nautical soft-shoe-shuffle that, for the most part, …

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RORC Caribbean 600: A Tough Race in Paradise

Paradox the first yacht to finish takes to the air. Photography by Tim Wright, Photoaction.com, RORC Caribbean 600

With warm Tradewinds gusting up to 30 knots for over four days, the RORC Caribbean 600 was a lively affair and many seasoned competitors declared that it was tougher than the Fastnet but a lot warmer! There was drama right …

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