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How to Take a Caribbean Sailing Vacation Right Now

 Sailing through the British Virgin Islands on a chartered catamaran is every bit the fantasy journey it sounds like, but here’s one surprise I got during my time cruising around Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and Jost Van Dyke on a Moorings …

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Antigua Sailing Week Returns 

 One of the Caribbean’s premier sailing events has officially returned.  Antigua Sailing Week 2022 kicks off this weekend, the 53rd edition of the now-legendary festival.  Racing begins April 30 with the standalone Peters & May Round Antigua Race, followed by …

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Major Regatta Returns to St Thomas 

 The popular St Thomas International Regatta is back, part of a growing wave of relaunched regattas across the Caribbean. It’s the 48th edition of the regatta, which features sailing and land events from March 24 to March 27.  That includes …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has signed an agreement to host the prestigious RORC Caribbean 600 for another four years.  The renewal “means that the destination will continue to attract sailing elite and promising sailors, building Antigua and Barbuda’s reputation as the …

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 One of the Caribbean’s most celebrated sailing events is back for the first time since the onset of the pandemic. The Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week is set for this weekend with a new program by the Petite Calivigny …

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 Grenada’s premier sailing event is making its triumphant return later this month, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  Grenada Sailing Week is set for Jan. 27-30 at the island’s Petite Calivigny Yacht Club.  The regatta will be a one-off departure from the …

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 Buoyed by a strong response to the pandemic, the US Virgin Islands isn’t just setting the pace for Caribbean air arrivals — it’s also arguably the hottest yachting destination in the region right now.  From an increase in bold-faced names …

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 This year’s Antigua Sailing Week is turning into a virtual event.  The physical week of sailing had been canceled this year amid the pandemic.  This year’s virtual edition will be centered around “Sailing Week Sunday,” a virtual event with stories, …

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 Grenada is set to play host to one of the world’s leading sailing rallies this year.  The island has partnered with the World Cruising Club to host the ninth annual ARC+ rally, which will see sailors making a transatlantic crossing …

british virgin islands spring regatta

 The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival has been postponed, Caribbean Journal has learned. The festival, which has been slated to come back for its 2021 edition, has now been postponed until 2022, organizers said.  The move comes …

british virgin islands spring regatta

 The popular BVI Spring Regatta in the British Virgin Islands will be held this year, in accordance with the British Overseas Territory’s health and safety protocols.  The regatta will take place from March 29 to April 4, 2021, beginning with …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has been open for tourism since June, and the country’s ever-popular yachting industry is gearing up for the winter season.  Even better? The country is planning to run all of the high-profile yachting events its calendar, including …

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 In 2010, Jim Jardine decided it was time to slow the pace of his hectic life as software development professional in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Of all the options laying before him, owning a gin distillery on the Caribbean island of …

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 You’re out on the open water. It’s just you and your family and a well-stocked sailboat.  In other words, a sailing vacation in the Caribbean is one of the most enjoyable forms of social distancing.  And now leading charter company …

antigua barbuda rorc 600

 Looking to solidify its position as the “sailing capital of the Caribbean,” Antigua and Barbuda has announced that it will continue hosting the RORC 600 sailing race for another five years.  The race, which is now in its 12th year, …

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 One of the Caribbean’s greatest regattas is back again in the British Virgin Islands for 2020. Next month, some 800 sailors and crew from around the world will descend on Tortola for the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. This …

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 By Alexander Britell A beach day at Soggy. A rum night at Cooper. Lobster dinners on Anegada. Beach hopping on Cane Garden Bay. Snorkeling around The Dogs. Enjoying the splendor of the North Sound. Chartering a sailboat around the BVI …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest racing events is back for its 35th edition this year with Martinique’s one-of-a-kind Tour de Yoles sailing festival. The week-long event is a nautical competition unique to Martinique — and one …