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34th Annual Interline Regatta | October 13th To 22nd 2015
The Moorings Tortola proudly hosts its Annual Interline Regatta for airline employees and their friends and families. Discover the unique opportunity to meet people from all over the world, bonding under one common interest — sailboat racing! And with over 30 years of celebrating the industry with the kind of people who know how to enjoy themselves, this year promises to be the best yet! Don’t be left out! This global gathering is nine unforgettable days, sailing the rejuvenating, turquoise waters of the British Virgin Islands. The Moorings Interline Regatta caters equally to the competitive spirit and those who want to enjoy the daily pace of “island time.” So, whether you’re in it for the structured racing, supporting your favorite airline, or the ideal opportunity to discover why the British Virgin Islands are considered to be the sailing capital of the world, we have something for everyone...Racers & Spectator packages available!
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 | April 29 - May 3, 2015
If you’re in need of an excuse for a Tahiti sailing escape, 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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The Gay Armada | February 7th to 15th / February 14th to 22nd 2015
The Gay Armada is the world’s largest LGBT charter flotilla, bringing hundreds of gays and lesbians together for a week of adventure in the British Virgin Islands. This annual event features a flexible itinerary, giving each yacht group as much freedom as they want. Every day boasts an array of activities, and every evening ends with a fun, optional theme party on a different island. Unlike most events, sailors can purchase individual slots, or rent a whole yacht. There’s even a discount for skippers willing to partner with other groups.
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.
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!