Fourth edition of Voiles de Saint Barth, the major Caribbean yacht racing event takes place in April
Inaugurated in 2010, the Voiles de Saint Barth regatta, one of the major yacht racing competitions in the Caribbean has continued to grow in popularity and now attracts sailors from around the world for its sublime, technically challenging courses and fun, friendly atmosphere. Owners, yachtsmen and sailors are all once again invited from 8th to 13thApril 2013 for a full week of racing dedicated to the joys of yachting.
Fine races in windy conditions and in perfect sunshine on an endless variety of courses around the island of Saint Barth. The warm, friendly atmosphere ashore that enables visitors to share in the delights of a stylish Caribbean welcome. This addictive cocktail has won over many people since 2010 from Europe, of course, but also from the United States, Australia, New Zealand and from around the four corners of the Caribbean islands.
Separate rankings will be drawn up for the MAXI-RACING and MAXI-RACING/CRUISING categories. This separation approved by the owners and competitors in this class is aimed at attracting more entrants and making the racing even more thrilling.
The worlds finest yachts, from classic boats to Maxis, often with leading figures from the world of offshore sailing and racing at the helm (Peter Holmberg, Ken Read, Bouwe Bekking, Gavin Brady…), windy courses, which are both spectacular and attractive, an atmosphere back ashore dedicated to the finer things in life… the Les Voiles de Saint-Barth will once again be bringing together the values of tradition and the passion for classic yachts with the impressive modernity of the most recent Racer- cruisers and Maxi Yachts.