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Build Your Own Boat at the Aruba International Regatta

The 6th Annual Aruba International Regatta takes place 15, 16 and 17 August at the Surfside Beach, Aruba. New this year is a self-build boat race, a stand-up paddleboard competition and micro-boat races. Last year, two boat builders, Yair Lichtenstein and Rik van der Vaart, demonstrated that it is possible to build your own boat with […]

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Aruba International Regatta

The 6th Annual Aruba International Regatta takes place August 15, 16 and 17. It takes place at Surfside Beach, next to the airport in Aruba. There will be some 80 sails on the water off the beach between the Airport and Oranjestad, including a fleet of beach cats. New this year will be a self-built […]

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2014 KATS’s Premier Cup Regatta

On Saturday and Sunday, 19th and 20th July, Kids And The Sea (KATS) BVI along with Rotary, Rotaract and Interact Clubs of the BVI, and platinum sponsors Nanny Cay, Digicel and Nagico Insurances,  will host the Annual Premier’s Cup International Youth Regatta and Nanny Cay Marina. The event is the only youth sailing event in […]

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Summer Sailing Camps in the Caribbean

Summer sailing camps give young people a hand-on, interactive experience of sailing and other water sports. It also gives them a chance to make new friends with a similar interest. It is ideal for most young people 12+ as students must have the maturity to live away from home in a Caribbean country. They will […]

2014 Leverick Bay Poker Run

50 Compete in Leverick Bay Dinghy Poker Run

Last weekend, 50 people completed in the 7th Annual Leverick Bay Dinghy Poker Run – a fundraising event for Virgin Gorda Animal Rescue and Control. $2,500 was raised in total and some of the participants even included service dogs. “They don’t really like getting pelted with water”, siad Ms. Roberta Haver, who competed with friends […]

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RBVIYC Hosts Green Fleet Regatta at Nanny Cay

The Royal BVI Yacht Club hosted a Green Fleet Regatta last week at Nanny Cay Resort & Marina in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Several of the youth racing team sailors provided support to the 20 participants both on and off the water with boat rigging, sail trimming and racing tips. The Advanced Fleet finished four […]

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Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous 2015

The 2015 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous dates have been set for 2015. The annual event brings together sail and motor yacht during a 4-day event for boat owners, families and friends. The event takes place 11 -14 March 2015 and will take place in the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), North Sound Virgin […]

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Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous 2015

The 2015 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous dates have been set for 2015. The annual event brings together sail and motor yacht during a 4-day event for boat owners, families and friends. The event takes place 11 -14 March 2015 and will take place in the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), North Sound Virgin […]

The Newport Bermuda Race

Newport Bermuda Race

The 2014 Newport Bermuda Race is in full swing and here are the latest results: Westray, a Concordia yawl in Class I and the St. David’s Lighthouse Division is 7.3 miles from the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse. All the other 163 starters have finished or retired from the race. Shockwave, skippered by George Sakellaris of Framingham, […]

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Caribbean Well Represented at Youth Olympic Games

The Caribbean will be well represented at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Several Caribbean youth will compete in this event of which takes place on Jinniu Lake in Nanjing, China, from August 18 to 23. BVI: Sam Morrell Dominican Republic: Celeste Lugtmeijer St Lucia: Luc Chevrier Trinidad & Tobago: Abigail Affoo USVI: Scott McKenzie and Paige Clarke Puerto […]

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British Virgin Islands’ Duff Wins 22nd International Optimist Regatta

11-year-old Rayne Duff from the BVI won the 22nd International Optimist Regatta hosted out of the St Thomas Yacht Club, USVI. Rayne finished with 33 points separating him from his closest competition and also won the 11 and 12-year-old Blue Fleet. Rayne will also be representing the BVI in the Optimist North American Championships in Mexico […]

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Foxy’s 40th Wooden Boat Regatta

Foxy’s in Jost Van Dyke, BVI hosted its 40th Wooden Boat Regatta last weekend. There were 20 participants competing in four classes. Eight of the 20 boats were wooden boats – in the past Foxy’s would see up to 120 wooden boats competing in this race. The winner of the Wooden Boat Class was Dr Robin […]