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 Holiday Planner on 033 0332 1513 to receive your quote.

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New! Offshore Sailing Tahiti Flotilla | October 27 – November 3, 2018

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The beauty and unique character of the exotic islands of the Tahitian Leewards are a sailor’s dream adventure. Balmy easterly trade winds average between 15 and 20 knots. Temperatures range in the high 80s and low 90s this time of year, with water temperatures around 80°F (27°C). The Moorings is delighted to team up with longstanding partners – Colgate’s Offshore Sailing School – to host a special Tahiti Flotilla Cruise with different cruise packages available for singles, couples, and families seeking a holiday of a lifetime. Each of the award-winning Moorings 4800 catamarans reserved for the flotilla can accommodate up to eight guests, and every detail of the group charter adventure is planned with you in mind.

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Grenada Sailing Week | 28 January to 2 February 2019

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First established in 2013, Grenada Sailing Week attracts sailing enthusiasts from all over the world. This annual sailing festival takes place off the island’s southern coast, based out of the new Port Louis Marina. There will be a great mix of popular and new courses to provide challenging sailing for top quality international keelboats from the UK, USA, Europe, and with strong competition from local yachts from Grenada and the Caribbean region. Once the racing is over, skippers and crews will be treated to a great party programme. Join us and experience great sailing and fun on “The Spice Isle of the Caribbean”.

 

St Maarten Heineken Regatta | 28 February to 3 March 2019

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The S. Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 39th edition from 28 February to 3 March 2019. 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 | 25 to 31 March 2019

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One of the Top Sailing Regatta’s in the Caribbean. Seven 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 – you have to be there!

 

Antigua Sailing Week | 27 April to 3 May 2019

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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 | 7 to 11 May 2019

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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 | 26 June to 4 July 2019

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Founded in 1965, Regatta Time in Abaco is the largest event hosted in Abaco during the summer. 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 the islands in the Abaco island chain. From Green Turtle’s quaint community to Hope Town’s iconic candy-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.

 

37th Annual Interline Regatta | 2019 TBA

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The Moorings is proud to present the 37th Annual Interline Regatta, coming back to the British Virgin Islands in October of 2019. 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.

2018 Dates

  • Monday, January 1
  • Wednesday, January 31
  • Thursday, March 1
  • Saturday, March 31
  • Sunday, April 29
  • Tuesday, May 29
  • Thursday, June 28
  • Friday, July 27
  • Sunday, August 26
  • Monday, September 24
  • Wednesday, October 24
  • Friday, November 23
  • Saturday, December 22

 SailEATtalia Procida 

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Sailitalia Group is hosting “SailEATtalia” – an exclusive food and wine inspired flotilla leaving from The Moorings’ base in Procida. This one-of-a-kind charter event features a specialised itinerary and a day with a professional chef so clients can indulge on world-famous cuisine and local wine along Italy’s Amalfi Coast.

2018 Dates
May 5–12
June 30–July 7
October 6–13 

2019 Dates
April 20–27
May 4–11
May 18–25
June 1–7
June 29–July 6
Sep 28–Oct 5
Oct 12–19
Oct 26–Nov 2

 

MedSail British Virgin Islands | 19 to 26 January 2019

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MedSail is a group charter event combining medical education with a fun-filled holiday 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 2019. 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 snorkelling, hiking, shopping and more.

View more information on the MedSail BVI Event 

   

   

 

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  San Diego International Boat Show | June 2019

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The San Diego International Boat Show is southern California’s premier summer boating event. Visitors can make their boating dreams a reality by checking out the approximately 140 boats for sale, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets, and accessories.


 Annapolis United States Sailboat Show | 4 to 8 October 2018

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In October sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in beautiful downtown historic Annapolis for the United States Sailboat Show. This is an internationally acclaimed sailboat show, recognised as the largest, most prestigious, and oldest in-water sailboat show in the world.

 


 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show | 1 to 4 November 2018

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on 1 to 4 November 2018. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats will be on display including runabouts, sport fishers, high performance boats, centre consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bow riders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes, and extraordinary superyachts.

 

Miami International Boat Show | 14 to 18 February 2019

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Hailed as “The Ultimate Boat Show. An Epic Event.” Miami’s International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin welcomes more than 100,000 visitors from around the globe. Around a thousand boats and hundreds of exhibitors make this show one of a kind.

  

 Pacific Sail and Power Boat Show | April 2019

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Whether as a newbie or a seasoned boating enthusiast, this four day spectacular is the place to immerse oneself in the world of marine sports! Enjoy the stunning waterfront venue while discovering all the new boats that the world’s leading manufacturers have to offer. Also on display will be a full range of marine electronics, gear, products and accessories.