Sailboat racing takes place at Barbados Yacht Club on weekends throughout the year. All forms of racing are conducted, including dinghy regattas, inshore races in Carlisle Bay and offshore races [...]
Annual regattas are sponsored by Taylor's Cycle Centre, Frutee, Lucky Horseshoe, Mount Gay Rum, Super Centre and Harris Paints [...]
The Barbados sailing season usually begins in the middle of January with the Taylor’s Cycle Centre sponsored Regattas, all of which are sailed on Sundays [...]
The season then continues with the Frutee sponsored Regattas which follow a similar format to those sponsored by Taylor’s Cycle Centre. The J24 Regatta consists of three windward leeward races in Carlisle Bay, whilst the Dinghy Regatta, which totals ten races, is sailed over two Sundays using a windward leeward or trapezoid course. The Offshore Regatta then completes the trio.
The Lucky horseshoe Regatta is sailed over a single weekend. The J24 boats sail two or three races in Carlisle Bay on the Saturday, and Sunday sees both the J24 and Racer/Cruiser Classes racing along the South coast as well as in Carlisle Bay. The Regatta ends with the Prize Giving in the top bar of the Yacht Club, and this is then followed by a very lively party , delicious food and happy hour, all sponsored by Lucky Horseshoe [...]
Held annually, the Mount Gay Rum Barbados Regatta is Barbados’s premier regatta. The Regatta, which attracts boats from throughout the region and further afield, is sailed over 3 days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, usually in the middle of May. [...]
The Super Centre sponsored Regattas are sailed on Sundays towards the end of the sailing season. The J24 Regatta comprises three races and takes place in Carlisle Bay, whilst the Dinghy Regatta comprises ten races sailed over two Sundays, also in Carlisle Bay.
Recently celebrating its 29th year, the annual Harris Paints Regatta is sailed over a weekend, usually near the very end of the sailing season in late June or July [...]