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The Caribbean’s First “Blue” Destination

 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 …

The Caribbean’s Number One Regatta Is in Antigua

 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 …

Antigua Sailing Week Readies for 51st Edition

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a big boost for St Martin, Sunsail and The Moorings, have reopened yacht operations on the island, four months after hurricanes struck the Caribbean, and just in time for the sold-out Heineken Regatta. The brands’ …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most important meetings for the global sailing industry will soon be coming to Bermuda. World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport of sailing, is bringing its World Sailing Conference to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has signed an agreement with the Royal Ocean Racing Club and Camper & NIcholsons Marinas Limited to host the finish of the world-famous RORC Transatlantic Race for the next four years. Competitors will depart …

 By Alexander Britell It’s hard to think of a more remarkable trip in the Caribbean than a sailing journey across the British Virgin Islands. It’s something I’ve had the privilege of doing several times, and each time it felt life-changing …

 By the Caribbean Journal Even in the wake of last month’s storms, the British Virgin Islands remains the sailing capital of the world. In a sign of its renewed strength, the BVI will play host to the important annual BVI …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta is going ahead in 2018, the BVI Tourist Board announced. The famous regatta will go ahead as planned from March 26 to April 1, 2018. it’s a big boost …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sailing charter firm The Moorings has added a new destination experience for travelers: Martinique. The crewed yacht charter called the Martinique Rum Experience provides spacious waterfront living while cruising the coastline of Martinique. Days can be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing charter giant The Moorings has added a new destination in the wider Caribbean region: the Exuma archipelago of The Bahamas. The new destination adds what is one of the great sailing regions of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing charter giant The Moorings has announced its reopening dates for islands affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The company will be opening its British Virgin Islands base and its base in Puerto Rico on …

 As Anguilla celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort is unveiling new luxury programming for its guests that pays homage to the national sport of sailing. Guests can now set sail on a private four-hour charter and …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’ve got plans to cruise around the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound, you may already know about the beautiful Yacht Club Costa Smeralda & Marina, a 38-slip refuge for yachts up to 300 feet long. …

 We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a place and know a place you must get away from …

 The Spice Isle has some wind in its sails. Grenada’s tri-island destination is increasingly a hub for top-level sailors, and it’s easy to see why: perfect conditions, a welcoming community and, well, spectacular water. And then there’s Grenada as sailing …

 Barbados wins bid By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship, one of the world’s leading sailing events. The event is expected to attract 100 of the world’s best sailors, along …

 Sailing the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the Caribbean’s sailing capital: the British Virgin Islands. And the latest Caribbean Journal video takes you to the British Virgin Islands, where CJ recently sailed a Moorings 4800 catamaran to …