Take Up the Challenge of Superyacht Challenge Antigua

PHOTOS: Claire Matches Eight sailing superyachts have already shown interest in racing in January’s Superyacht Challenge Antigua. Fittingly, the regatta is entering its eighth year, too. “The Superyacht Challenge Antigua is full on out on the water and laid back ashore, the perfect combination,” says Campbell Field, navigator for Spiip (below), which won the 2017 Continue reading

SeaKeepers Founders: 17 Years of Environmental Success

The annual SeaKeepers Founders celebration honors some of the biggest supporters of environmental stewardship via the International SeaKeepers Society. This month, during the Fort Lauderdale boat show, the non-profit recognized several superyacht and yacht owners, as well as crew. Each contributed to scientist-led expeditions, educational outreach, and/or environmental instrument deployment. More than 200 guests attended Continue reading

PHOTO: Onne van der Waal via Facebook/J Class Association

J Class World Championship Title Goes to Lionheart

Eighty years ago, the J Class yachts raced off Newport, Rhode Island for the America’s Cup. The victor back then: Ranger. In the first-ever J Class World Championship on those same waters this past week, an alternate version of Ranger, Lionheart, took home victory. Six Js in total vied for that victory. Besides Lionheart, competitors Continue reading