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Cayman sailors continues to impress during tour

Cayman’s sailor Matheo Capasso sailed to victory at the Laser North American Championships, marking his third first place finish of Cayman’s Sailing 345 squad US tour, which runs until the end of August.

Sailing club gets 18 new boats

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club has expanded its fleet with the purchase of 18 new training dinghies. Club members, sponsors and government officials attended a...

Seawind wins annual Round the Island Race

Seawind edged fellow catamarans Bamboozle and Resolution to win the overall title in this year’s Cayman Islands Sailing Club Round the Island Race annual...

Cayman Islands Sailing Club sailor in winning form

Sailors from the Cayman Islands Sailing Club are getting ready to take part in the Régates Royales race next week in Cannes, France next week.

Sailors ride wave of success at North American Opti Championships

Capasso, Nielson finish top-5 among North American competitors Matheo Capasso finished 10th overall and Jaspar Nielson 11th to lead team Cayman at the North American...

Cayman sailors tackle the A Class catamaran

Sailing at high speeds can sometimes produce salty language. Even for experts.

Cayman sailors compete in Miami

Eleven Cayman sailors hit the waters of Miami’s Biscayne Bay in early March to represent the Cayman Islands Sailing Club against hundreds of international competitors in the CANAM Regatta, held by the Coconut Grove Sailing Club. The event was part of the 10th anniversary of Miami Sailing Week.

Renowned sailor visits Cayman, encourages diversity in sport

Dawn Riley remembers being desperate to race sailboats in 1977 when she was 13, growing up on the shores of Lake St. Clair near Detroit, Michigan. She did anything she could to get on a crew.

Cayman hosts sailing championship

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club hosted the AIMA Youth Regatta for both Optimist and Laser classes on Oct. 28 on the North Sound.
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Bart’s Bash: A chance to be part of a Guinness World Record

This weekend sees the fifth edition of Bart’s Bash, a global sailing race taking place at hundreds of venues, with thousands of sailors racing hundreds of different classes of boats.

J22 Governor’s Cup opens sailing season

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club autumn season kicked off with the annual J22 Governor’s Cup last weekend. Although fleet numbers were down this year, three boats of enthusiastic sailors showed up to race in North Sound.

AIMA donates to Sailing Club

Cayman Islands hedge funders hosted a fundraising quiz to support the Cayman Islands Sailing Club and its youth programs.
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Cayman sailors take on Lake Travis, Texas

Seven young optimist sailors from the Cayman Islands Sailing Club traveled to Texas last weekend with the sailing club’s Coach Meagan Woodman to race in the Road Runner Regatta, held at the scenic Austin Yacht Club on Lake Travis.

Catboat racers brave rain for Discovery Day regatta

Heavy rain showers and cloudy skies did not deter Cayman’s catboat sailors Monday, who took to the water to take part in the Cayman Catboat Club’s Discovery Day Premier Cup Race.

Catboats, Sailing Club team up for Spring Regatta

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club are teaming up with the Cayman Catboat Club for the second annual Cayman Spring Regatta this holiday weekend.

Fleet review planned as a send-off for Gov. Kilpatrick

Possibly the first fleet review in the Cayman Islands is planned for noon Saturday, Feb. 24, at Seven Mile Beach. The event is a farewell to Governor Helen Kilpatrick, who will complete her tenure as governor next month.

Cayman sailors catch fair winds at Boomerang Regatta

Six sailors represented the Cayman Islands Sailing Club at the 76th Annual Boomerang Regatta at the Lauderdale Yacht Club over last weekend.

Cayman Optimist sailor takes first place in Bahamas Nationals

Matheo Capasso represented the Cayman Islands Sailing Club at the Bahamas Optimist National Championship Sailing Regatta held in Freeport, Grand Bahamas, Oct. 7 and 8.

Cayman regatta leads to overseas sailing championships

The start of hurricane season not only marked the “Storm Chaser” Regatta held annually in June by the Cayman Islands Sailing Club, but also gave talented Cayman sailors a chance to prepare for overseas regattas and international championships this summer, a press release states.

Oxford and Cambridge

It doesn’t get much more traditional than the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, held every year along the Thames. This year, more than 250,000 people are expected to line the banks of the Thames Tideway to watch the fierce contest.

Cayman sailing team races in Florida regatta

Cayman Opti team skippers handled the intense high-wind sailing conditions with poise and control at the 2017 Sunshine State Championship March Regatta on March 4 and 5.

Cayman sailing club’s family day set for Wednesday

The tradition of family open day sailing continues on Ash Wednesday, March 1, at the Cayman Islands Sailing Club off Selkirk and Spinnaker Drive in Red Bay. The club welcomes everyone to the free family day from 1-5 p.m. at the clubhouse.

Sailing Club invites public to Commodore’s cocktail party

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club invites the public to the Commodore’s cocktail party at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, the club’s first official social event of the year. “The Commodore’s cocktail party is the perfect occasion to reunite with old friends and to make new ones.”

Cayman sailor competes in Laser championship race

Rob Jackson, a Cayman Islands Sailing Club member, finished ninth in the Laser World Championship, Master’s Radial competition on the Pacific coast of Mexico earlier this year.

Cayman youth sailors bring home trophies, medals from Bahamas

Eight young competitors from the Cayman Islands Sailing Club brought home five trophies and medals from the Bahamas Optimist National Regatta held at the Nassau Yacht Club over the weekend of Oct. 1.

Ladies Helm features Cayman club sailors

A J22 Ladies Helm was held on Oct. 16, in mixed conditions. Three races had been scheduled for the afternoon; the last race was called off due to lightning. Eva Hider and Allena Rankine were two of the Cayman Islands Sailing Club youth women who participated.

Sailing club sends off future Olympian

Local sailing star Florence Allan heads to Brazil Monday to continue training for the 2015 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

17 compete in StormChaser Regatta

Seventeen sailors weathered wet and windy conditions early this month at the annual 2016 StormChaser Regatta.

Round the Island yacht race competitors make good time

Ten boats took part in this year’s annual Cayman Islands Sailing Club Easter Round the Island Race.

Students learn sailing skills

A group of North Side youngsters is getting an introduction to one of Cayman’s more popular water sports.

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