Since 2018, the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, now in its 32nd year, has a new look – a new Committee, new courses, new upwind starts and two new classes.  ...

For over a decade, visitors to Barbados’ Carlisle Bay watched with fascination as the 100ft schooner Ruth grew in size and shape ...

A new all-star crew is heading up Antigua’s Classic Yacht Regatta, set for April 17 to 29, 2019 ...

From Carriacou’s main town of Hillsborough, fast moving buses wind their way up and over hills to a tiny hamlet, aptly named Windward. Depending on the collection and delivery of people and lunches, it takes anywhere from ten minutes to ...

We cast off from the dock at Grenada’s Port Louis Marina and ease into the channel leading to the Carenage at St. George’s. The sun shimmers on the water as we glide past a parade of majestic Georgian buildings made ...

Wooden boat racing at its best, plus a whole lot more on shore is a great way to describe the Carriacou Regatta Festival. Held August 4th to 7th out of Hillsborough, this year’s event saw the overall participation of 40 ...

In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a woeful Juliet bemoans Romeo’s name, referencing the famous feud between the two lovers’ families. Waxing poetic over the insignificance of the names that keep the star-crossed lovers apart, Juliet insists that “a rose by ...

Enter the elegant foyer of the new seaside Terramar Museum in downtown Kralendijk, Bonaire and you will be greeted by stunning images from the maritime past—young Bonairean deckhands daringly diving from mast tops, burly dock workers moving heavy cargo at ...

Kirsty Morrison has an insatiable love of sailing. Perhaps it is genetic. She is the daughter of cruisers in the Caribbean ...

Sailors aboard old-time ‘woodies’ and newer ‘classic plastics’ came together to celebrate Foxy’s 40th Wooden Boat Regatta held on the British Virgin Island of Jost Van Dyke over the weekend of May 24th – 26th. The theme of this ruby ...

Bristol Finish is alive and well! Bristol Finish Marine Wood Finish Brand Purchased By Lalandii Coatings, LLC Lalandii Coatings, LLC announces that they have acquired the Bristol Finish brand of high performance marine wood finishes in an asset purchase. This ...

The West Indies Regatta, which takes place in Saint Barth the first weekend in May each year, adds a touch of old time sailing to the island’s nautical calendar. The last official event of the season, this charming little regatta ...

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai was blessed with superb sailing conditions. The spectacle of magnificent traditional yachts, barrelling through Caribbean surf, was a truly amazing sight. For five days, the trade winds played ball – 20 plus ...

Deltaville Boatyard‘s 60 ton lift moves the Deltaville Maritime Museum‘s massive flagship, the restored F.D. Crockett, towards splashdown for a season’s full of tours and outreach. The nationally historic registered Crockett just completed her annual maintenance at DBY, and has ...

The Electric Launch Company, later shortened to Elco yachts, was in operation from 1893 to 1949 building classic wooden boats. They are known for their handsome interior woodwork and handsome lines. Stepping onto an Elco provides a tangible connection to ...

March is a month that brings classic, vintage and wooden boats of all types to Tavares on Lake Dora, Fla. Some are drawn to the Sunnyland Antique and Classic Boat Festival, one of the largest antique and classic boat shows ...

Moores Marine, Inc. has completed more than 100 major restoration projects in their 35 years of expert service. Names like Trumpy and Defoe are a few of the names in representation at the Moores facility; owners of these iconic crafts, ...

When you cruise aboard a classic wooden boat, it’s somewhat like living in a room at Downton Abbey. You don’t just admire the wood from outside – the elegance and beauty envelope you. A wooden yacht moves through the water ...

Grenada has its workboats, Martinique its yoles, and Tobago its bum-boats. Similarly, Puerto Rico’s native wooden sailboat is the Chalana. Chalanas evolved from fishing boats and coastal traders. They were once used to supply larger vessels anchored in a bay ...

‘You take your first look at her, and you know she’s special. She’s bold. She’s beautiful. She’s classy. She has a past. You gaze at her lines and you see she’s fast. She wants to go places. Suddenly you will ...