Regattas & Events

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.

Regattas

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America's Cup | May 19 - July 6, 2017

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Be there in person, when the eyes of the world turn to the iconic Great Sound where the best sailors on the fastest boats will battle for the oldest trophy in international sport. Racing starts with the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on 26th May, 2017 and the top Challenger will meet Defending Champions ORACLE TEAM USA in the 35th America’s Cup beginning on 17th June, 2017.

 

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta | March 2 - 5, 2017

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The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 37th edition this year from March 2 – 5, 2017. This world renowned sailing event offers four days of World Class Racing, with trade winds coming from the North East, an average temperature of 25°C and crystal clear waters. This truly international event had a staggering 37 different countries represented during the 2016 Regatta. Courses will take participants along coastal races, as well as around the island, presenting the beautiful beaches, rock formations and other scenery. On shore participants and visitors will be able to enjoy the culture, cuisine and music from both the Dutch and French side.

 

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival | March 27 - April 2, 2017

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Sponsored by The Moorings, the BVI Spring Regatta is one of the Top Sailing Regatta's in the Caribbean. 7 days of perfect wind, warm water and hot racing! Join over 150 yachts from around the world to race on three course areas, 18 classes, something for everyone. And the Parties, your gotta be there!

 

Antigua Sailing Week | April 29 - May 5, 2017

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The “granddaddy of Caribbean regattas,” Antigua Sailing week has become one of the world’s premier yacht racing events since its humble beginnings 50 years ago. Today, the event features more than 100 yachts ranging in size from 24 to 100+ feet, all of which come together for an exciting race along the southern coast of Antigua. Join the races yourself, charter a spectator yacht for an up-close view of the action, or watch the competition from vantage points along the shore. Either way, you’ll get to experience one of Antigua’s most exciting annual events.

 

Tahiti Pearl Regatta | May 23 - 27, 2017

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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.

 

Regatta Time in Abaco | June 23 - 30, 2017

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Founded in 1965, Regatta Time in Abaco is the largest event hosted in Abaco during the month of July. Over 900 visitors and locals attend the races and parties held each day. The event is also a great way to explore and discover many of islands in the Abaco island chain. From Green Turtle's quaint community to Hope Town's iconic candy cane striped lighthouse, the racing provides an opportunity to experience a little of it all - the food, the beauty and of course, the friendly hospitality of the Bahamian people.

 

36th Annual Interline Regatta | October 10 - 19, 2017

 
The Moorings is proud to present the 36th Annual Interline Regatta, coming to the British Virgin Islands next October. Open to members of the airline industry, their families and friends, the Interline Regatta features a variety of events for both sailors and spectators alike. In addition to numerous boat races throughout the islands, the regatta hosts a variety of nightly theme parties, making it perfect for anyone looking for non-stop celebration in a beautiful island setting.

 

 

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Fireball Full Moon Parties

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Don’t miss the British Virgin Island’s best monthly tradition. Full Moon Parties are the place to be for a true taste of BVI culture and nightlife. Held on the night of the full moon each month, these beachside celebrations feature food, artists, live music, dancing, fire jugglers and more! There are two places to celebrate on Tortola: Bomba’s Shack on the eastern coast and Trellis Bay on Beef Island. Trellis Bay is better suited for families while Bomba’s offers a more party-like atmosphere.

2017 Dates

  • Friday, January 27
  • Sunday, February 26
  • Monday, March 27
  • Wednesday, April 26
  • Thursday, May 25
  • Friday, June 23
  • Sunday, July 23
  • Monday, August 21
  • Wednesday, September 20
  • Thursday, October 19
  • Saturday, November 18
  • Monday, December 18

 

 

 

Miami International Boat Show | February 16-20, 2017

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Meet The Moorings in Miami! Learn about our Sail charters at Strictly Sail Miami in Miamarina and tour the Moorings 4800 catamaran. Or catch up with our Power charter staff in Miami Beach and tour the Moorings 514 & 433 Powercats.

Inaugural MedSail Croatia | May 20 - 27, 2017

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MedSail is a group charter event combining medical education with a fun-filled vacation—now in Croatia for 2017!  This inaugural Croatia event is accredited by the Wilderness Medical Society and ideal for medical professionals seeking CME credits. However, you don’t have to be a medical professional to join MedSail 2017. Every morning begins with a two-hour seminar ashore before you travel to a new and exciting anchorage for the day. Along the way, you’ll get to enjoy plenty of stops to take is the history, scenery and culture of stunning Croatia!

 

St. Lucia Jazz | May 5 - 14, 2017

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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.

16th Annual MedSail BVI | January 20 - 27, 2018

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MedSail is a group charter event combining medical education with a fun-filled vacation in the British Virgin Islands. This annual event is accredited by the Wilderness Medical Society and ideal for medical professionals seeking CME credits. However, you don’t have to be a medical professional to join MedSail 2018. Every morning begins with a two-hour seminar ashore before you travel to a new and exciting anchorage for the day. Along the way, you’ll get to enjoy plenty of stops for snorkeling, hiking, shopping and more.

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