Communists and capitalists together passionately? Yes, in a regatta


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race-to-havana-cubaSince U.S. President Obama declared in late 2014 that he would end the embargo against Cuba, relations between the two countries have relaxed: Among the signs of this détente and that the infamous “Bloqueo” is history is a regatta that is driving Americans crazy, the Conch Republic Cup, or an event on the Key West (Florida, or rather, Republica de la Concha) axis, which has been a self-proclaimed independent republic since 1982. It is now a tourist attraction and we laugh about it), Varadero and Havana, capital of the mythical island ruled by Fidel’s brother Raul Castro.

2015-08-21_7-42-19It is a true 13-day sailing-vacation, from Jan. 22 to Feb. 3 (with crossings and regattas between buoys in Cuban waters, a wonderful opportunity to experience one of the most fascinating Caribbean islands), in which you can also participate: add your name and resume to the “Crew board“, the space dedicated to seeking/off boarding and cross your fingers!

This is not the only Caribbean event within your reach: we told you about it earlier, there is a really full calendar from January onward. For each regatta you will be able to find both a series of charters and the seek/off boarding area.


(January 30-February 4, 2017. Grenada)
Since 2013, it has replaced the Grenada Sailing Festival and maintained its spirit. Regatta open to many boats, of all sizes and philosophies. On land great parties, at sea you can race in beautiful locations.
Looking for a charter boat to participate?

rorc-600-caribbeanRORC 600 CARIBBEAN
(February 20-24, 2017. Antigua)

One of the must-attend events for those who love to race in the Caribbean. The route, which varies from year to year, is a real training ground for tacticians, as it is a continuous zig zag between beautiful islands. In addition, you can meet great sailors live and see superboats in action.
Looking for a charter boat to participate?

(March 27-April 2, 2017. British Virgin Islands)

Warm waters, exciting regattas, cool parties. These are the three ingredients of the BVI Regatta, the flagship event in the British Virgin Islands sailing calendar, starting from Nanny Cay.
Looking for a charter boat to participate?

st-barths-yachts-in-voiles-de-saint-barth-conde-nast-traveller-22oct14-tim-wrightLES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH
(April 10-15, 2017. Saint Barthelemy)
It’s a big party in the Caribbean at the Voiles de Saint Barth, a regatta that has now become a fixture: both for the beauty of the race course (the waters off the island of Saint Barthelemy) and for many shore-based initiatives dedicated to crews and “race” boats.
Looking for a charter boat to participate?

English Harbour, AntiguaANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
(April 29-May 5, 2017. Antigua)
The organization is similar to that of the Voiles of Saint Barth, with coastal regattas and many initiatives for the enjoyment of participants.
Looking for a charter boat to participate?


Mt. Gay Rum Round Barbados Race Series
(Barbados, Jan. 16-24)

Antigua Superyacht Challenge
(Antigua, Feb. 2-5)

Round Redonda Race
(Antigua, Feb. 14)

Antigua 360° Race
(Antigua, Feb. 17)

Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean
(Virgin Gorda, BVI, March 1-5)

Gill’s Commodore Cup
(St. Marteen, March 2)

St. Marteen Heineken Regatta
(St. Marteen, March 3-5)

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous
(Virgin Gorda, March 10-13)

St. Barths Bucket Regatta
(St. Barths, March 16-19)

STIR Round St. John’s Race
(St. Thomas, March 23)

Saint Thomas International Regatta
(St. Thomas, March 24-26)

Oyster Regatta
(British Virgin Islands, April 10-15)

Antigua Classic Yachts Regatta
(Antigua, April 19-25)

Round Antigua Race
(Antigua, April 29)

Antigua Bermuda Race
(Antigua, May 12)



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