St. Maarten Heineken Regatta | March 5 - 8, 2015
The 35th 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 2015. 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 30 – April 5, 2015
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 25 – May 1, 2015
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 | 2015 dates TBD
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.
Grenada Sailing Festival | 2015 TBD
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.
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St. Lucia Jazz | April 30 - May 10, 2015
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 | 2015 Dates TBD
The BVI Music Festival is a three-day musical and cultural extravaganza dedicated to delivering the best in international and local entertainment whilst utilizing the shores of the British Virgin Islands as its breathtaking backdrop. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 24, 25 and 26, Cane Garden Bay will again come alive with this year’s celebration of the BVI Music Festival Cane Garden Bay. Listen to live music while on the beach or from your boat, savour local dishes, catch up with friends and dance the night away on the white sand. Music, friends and food!
MedSail 2015 - 12th Anniversary | January 24 - 31 2015
Please join us for the perfect mix of education, fun and luxury sailing, in the British Virgin Islands, January 24 – January 31st, 2015. Accredited by the Wilderness Medical Society, medical professionals will earn CME credits. However, you needn't be a medical professional to join MedSail 2015. This event is open to any sailor who wants to feel safer and more knowledgeable on the water.
Caribbean Arts & Crafts Festival | 2015 dates TBD
The Caribbean Artisan Network will be collaborating with the BVI Department of Education. The theme for last year’s Caribbean Arts and Craft Festival (March 8th- 12th 2014) 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.
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!