Sailing

Opti Regatta, St. Thomas

The opportunity to learn, race and play with some of the best in the sport are qualities that make the International Optimist Regatta (IOR), a ‘must-do’ event for Optimist sailors and their families each year. This trio of events, which attracts 8- to 15-year-old junior sailors. RESULTS TOP 5 FINISHERS BY FLEET RED FLEET Mitchell […]

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Cy Thompson has sailed his way into the 2016 Olympic Games

Coming off his Canadian Olympic Regatta win, Cy Thompson has sailed his way into the 2016 Olympic Games. The 26 year old St. Thomas native is no stranger to determination and prowess, he spent 1 month training with the Canadian Sailing team in Ontario. With a total of 15 scheduled races over 5 days, Cy’s […]

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Cy Thompson Sailing in Veracruz

VERACRUZ, Mexico – To be successful in competitive sailing one must be in good physical condition, but one’s fiscal conditions play a major role as well. Members of the Virgin Islands sailing team participating in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, are seeing financial effects during the games. “Equipment is very […]

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Sailing Federation Update

The Antilles High School team has won the National Team Racing Competition and will be competing in the single handed Radial Championships.  The young sailors are performing well and their Olympic hopeful have confirmed slots in the World Championship.  A clinic and regatta will be held in November in the Opti Class. The Carlos Aguilar […]

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Ian Barrows wins Gold Medal in Youth Olympics

Virgin Islander Ian Barrows sailed to gold in the boy’s Byte CII class. Barrows had hit the front on the penultimate day of the regatta and made certain of success with a third-place finish in the medal race. His score of 44 points gave him a 16-point margin of victory over Germany’s Florian Haufe, who […]

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V.I. sailor Thompson qualifies for Olympics

After a disappointing finish at the 2011 Pan American Games in October, U.S. Virgin Islands sailor Cy Thompson flew directly to Australia to compete in three prestigious regattas. The main reason for his trip to the other side of the world was to qualify for the 2012 Olympics. Earlier this week, Thompson did just that. […]

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