Grenada Sailing Festival | February 2014
The Grenada Sailing Festival attracts sailing enthusiasts from all over the world. The sailing festival takes place off the island’s southern coast, based out of the new Port Louis Marina.
There will be a great mix of popular and new courses to provide challenging sailing for top quality international keelboats form the UK, USA, Europe, and with strong competition from local yachts from Grenada & the Caribbean Region. Once the racing is over, skippers and crews will be treated to a great party programe. Join us and experience great sailing and fun on "The Spice Isle of the Caribbean", Grenada.
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta | March 6 - 9, 2014
The 34th Annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is an event that isn't to be missed! The organizing authority is the Saint Maarten Yacht Club, and preparations are in full swing for 2014. Bareboats are the largest and very competitive division. Last year yachts from all over the world came to enjoy the clear skies and steady breezes; it’s yacht racing at its very best. Four days of offshore racing around the beautiful island of St. Martin will provide you with the perfect balance of competitive sailing and good fun. As always, Caribbean hospitality is turned on in the evenings, with plenty of beach parties, live Caribbean reggae and of course the continual flow of Heineken and rum punch. The mantra “Serious Fun” is taken seriously by the Regatta organization on the race side of things as well as on the party side.
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival | March 31 – April 6, 2014
The BVI Spring Regatta, sponsored by The Moorings, is the one Caribbean Regatta that has something for everyone who attends. Whether you race, cruise, practice or just come to party, we have it all! The weeklong BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival takes you throughout the beautiful British Virgin Islands. Starting at Nanny Cay, the Sailing Festival races up the Sir Frances Drake Channel to the renowned Bitter End Yacht Club. After the warm up, the BVI Spring Regatta kicks off three days of some of the best racing in the Caribbean. Only the best survive to take home the Gold and the Glory, along with great stories and experiences that keeps sailors coming back year after year. You can participate in the entire seven day BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, just the four-day Festival, or the three-day Regatta. It’s an exciting format that allows participants to experience locations throughout the British Virgin Islands.
Antigua Sailing Week | April 26 - May 2, 2014
Known as the Caribbean’s hottest sailing week, Antigua Race Week is one of the worlds’ premier racing regattas. Held in late April/early May, this regatta for ocean going yachts attracts professionals from Europe, North and South America, Australia and Japan. Today it has been going for over 30 years and attracts some 150 racing yachts from countries all over the world and thousands of onlookers.
Antigua Race Week is sailed under the official Caribbean Rating Certificate. The actual Sailing Week comprises five days competitive racing beginning on the Sunday. The races are between 16 and 29 miles starting and finishing in different locations around Antigua, including English Harbour, Jolly Harbour and Dickenson Bay.
Tahiti Pearl Regatta | May/June 2014 (TBA)
If you’re in need of an excuse for a Tahiti sailing escape in 2012, you’ve found it! Specialist or yachtsman, experienced or beginner, or just looking for festive evenings in an enchanting setting, welcome to the Tahiti Pearl Regatta. It combines sailing and dugout canoe Regattas, and allows you to meet like-minded sailors as well as explore an amazing island paradise.
Whether you're looking to take part in the event as a participant or spectator, The Moorings has something to offer everyone that attends. Call a Moorings Vacation Planning Specialist at 888-952-8420 to receive your quote.
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Caribbean Arts & Crafts Festival | March 8 - 12 2014
The Caribbean Artisan Network will be collaborating with the BVI Department of Education. The theme for this year’s Caribbean Arts and Craft Festival (March 8th- 12th) is: INSPIRING YOUTH CREATIVITY. The Department of Education and Culture are collaborating with the Caribbean Artisan Network to encourage as many BVI Schools as possible to attend the biannual Caribbean Arts and Craft Festival.
Latino Poker Run | June 19 – 24 2014
Hosted by The Moorings in partnership with Devon Osborne Inc., the inaugural Latino Poker Run promises to be one of the most exciting events of the year. Get ready for a week of fun, sun, and unforgettable memories. Participants from around the world get the opportunity to win a pool prize starting at $5000 by having the best poker hand at the end of the poker run.
MedSail 2015 - 12th Anniversary!
Entering its 11th year with The Moorings, MedSail 2014 “Medicine for Mariners and Safety at Sea Conference” will be held January 24 – January 31st, 2015, in the British Virgin Islands aboard our sailing and power yachts. Designed for medical professionals, the Wilderness Medical Society designates this continuing education with 16.5, Category 1 CMEs. It’s your chance to gain powerful insight into a critical aspect of sailing and safety – while having fun in one of the world’s most coveted vacation designations.
St. Lucia Jazz | April 30 - May 11, 2014
Saint Lucia Jazz has become one of the major events on Saint Lucia's calendar of events and surely a most anticipated event in the Caribbean. During the month of May, the island dances to the beat of jazz when music fills the calm Caribbean sky. Each year major headlining acts come to the festival. The Saint Lucia Jazz also features performances from renowned local, regional and international superstars that cannot be missed.
BVI Music Festival | Spring, 2014
Excitement is in the air for the BVI Music Festival! Cane Garden Bay will come alive with its annual celebration of the BVI Music Festival Cane Garden Bay. Listen to live Caribbean music, savor local dishes and dance the night away on the crisp white sand.
Fireball Full Moon Parties
Don’t miss the BVI’s top cultural event of the month in Trellis Bay! With each full moon, the Fireball Full Moon Parties gather friends and family together for cultural dishes, artist demonstrations, local musicians, traditional Moko Jumbie dancers, fire jugglers and more!