Worldwide Sailing Regatta Calendar is a quick reference guide that we hope will inspire you to participate in these amazing events. Charter a regatta sailing yacht or a luxury spectator yacht available in whatever destination you choose. Charter friends and families will discover the thrill of competition, fabulous parties, great camaraderie and loads of fun.
January 18-23 Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Sailing Race
The trade winds and incredible sailing conditions make this a great 70 mile course. The route includes historic Carlisle Bay, the platinum coast, home to the very rich and very famous, a 7-mile beat in tricky currents followed by a 20 mile fetch. Clear East Point and hoist through huge Atlantic rollers on the 18 mile downwind slide along the south coast. Drop the kites and skate round the South West corner of the island to the finish.
January 25-27 Heineken Regatta Curacao
January 25-27 The Superyacht Challenge Antigua Yacht Club
January 27-31 Port Louis Grenada Sailing Festival
Feb 14- 15 Tobago Carnival Regatta 2013
Dubbed ‘A Festival of Wind’, the Tobago Carnival Regatta is a combination of four sailing categories, Optimists and Bum Boat sailing as well as the more dynamic Wind surf and Kite boarding classes.
February 18 The RORC Caribbean 600, Antigua
A 605-mile offshore race around the Caribbean Leeward Islands starting & finishing in Antigua. Organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the Antigua Yacht Club.
February 28-March 3 St Maarten Heineken Regatta
This 30 year old Caribbean classic regatta is a winning combination; high-energy, competitive racing and unbeatable party fun.
March 3-5 West Indies Sail Regatta, St Barths Each year during the first weekend in May, beach built island Schooners & Sloops from all over the Caribbean return to the Port of Gustavia, St. Barths to commemorate the great days of trading by sail between the islands.
March 20-23 Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands
March 22-24 International Rolex Regatta, St. Thomas, USVI
Always held the 4th weekend in March, this 3-day regatta offers challenging competition and rollicking shoreside fun.
March 25-31 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival
March 28-31 St. Barth’s Bucket
This is an invitational regatta open to yachts over 100’. You can buy seats on spectator boats, or charter a yacht to watch these spectacular sailing yachts compete.
April 8-13 Les Voiles de St. Barth
The inspiration for “Les Voiles de Saint Barth” is to create a regatta for beautiful sailboats to navigate in a festive spirit.
April 16-21 Americas Cup World Series, Venice, Italy
April 24-29 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
April 27-May 3 Antigua Sailing Week
One of the premier sailing regattas in the world, Antigua Sailing Week welcomes participants from around the globe each year competing for the chance to win this prestigious race.
May 2-5 West Indies Regatta, St. Barth
Each year during the first weekend in May, beach built island Schooners & Sloops from all over the Caribbean return to the Port of Gustavia, St. Barths to commemorate the great days of trading by sail between the islands.
May 14-19 Americas Cup World Series, Naples, Italy
June 1-2 Round the Island Race, Isle of Wight, UK
June 4-8 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta
Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy
June 19-22 Superyacht Cup, Palma, Mallorca
July 4–Sept 1 Louis Vuitton Cup, San Francisco
August 3-10 Cowes Week, Cowes, UK
August 11-16 Rolex Fastnet Race, Cowes, UK
August 27-30 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, Newport, RI
September 2-7 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Porto Cervo, Sardinia
September 7-22 Americas Cup Finals, San Francisco
September 29-Oct 6 Les Voiles de St. Tropez, France
Les Voiles de St Tropez attracts the most modern, extraordinarily high tech, high performance sailing yachts as well as award-winning, legendary classic yachts. World-class race teams and enthusiastic spectators are lured from around the globe to participate in this breathtaking race week.
October 4-6 Columbus Day Regatta, Biscayne Bay, Miami
October 19-26 Catamarans Cup International Regatta, Athens, Greece
Nothing tops this delightful combination of a sailing race and a relaxing holiday in the Greek islands. Social events include a special welcome for the participants on every island of call, local festivities, prizing awards & ceremonies, cocktail parties, beach BB-Q, dinners and lots of fun.
October 19-31 Rolex Middle Sea Race, Royal Malta Yacht Club, Malta
November 15-17 St Croix International Regatta
November 24 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
The ARC is a ‘must do’ for many sailors, and attracts over 200 boats and 1200 people every year to sail 2800 NM across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia.
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