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Antigua Sailing Week Goes Virtual

 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 to Host Arc+ Sailing Rally

 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 …

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British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta Postponed

 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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest sailing events in the world is set for its latest edition in Antigua and Barbuda. The 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week begins April 27 with the world-renowned regatta expected to …

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 By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell An island with some of the most spectacular shorelines on the planet is not the first place you’d ever imagine spending even a single day away from the water. Even more so here on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a reason the British Virgin Islands has long been the Caribbean capital of sailing. And now the archipelago’s world-class sailing offering is on display again with the upcoming BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s always been known for its blue, but now Bonaire is making it official. Bonaire, long one of the Caribbean’s top destinations for snorkeling and diving, is developing a multifaceted public private partnership program that will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t just a week of sailing. It’s the Caribbean’s number one regatta, and it’s one of the leading events on the regional calendar. Period. And the 51st edition of Antigua Sailing Week is ready …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The 51st edition of Antigua Sailing Week was launched this week in an event at Nelson’s Dockyard. The event, themed around “The Next 50 Years,” will run from April 28 to May 4 and has about 116 entries …