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PRESS RELEASE For immediate release March 15, 2020 Postponed – 2020 St. Thomas International RegattaSt. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Organizers of the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) regret to announce the postponement of the 2020 event, originally scheduled...

Excellent examples of Roll Tack and Roll Jibes

St Thomas Sailing Center Director Dave Franzel managed to capture team Bergquist, one of the top-ranked women's match race teams in the world, demonstrating roll jibes and roll tacks. Notice how letting the boat heel after the tack stops the boat from turning without...

1st STYC sailing meet-up of the season – 6 IC 24’s, 20 sailors, windy beautiful day.

We met up on Sunday around 10 AM at the STYC and set out in 6 of our newly refurbished IC-24’s (thanks Bruno Paciulli!) for a fun time sail from Christmas Cove, around Lovango, and back in time for brunch at the St Thomas Yacht Club. A great time was had by all 20 sailors. We at the sailing center urge you to come and take advantage of this experience and our availability while these trade winds are blowing. Check the calendar for the next meet-up and get in on the fun!

Hobie Waves Racing

Hobie Racing this Thursday! We started the season last week in pretty light wind, but this week looks to be pretty strong. Come on out Thursday around 4PM and get on a Hobie and ride the wind and waves with us!   

It’s a Beach Party Sailing Excursion – Jan 13, 2019

It’s a Beach Party Sailing Excursion – Jan 13, 2019

On Sunday, January 13, seven IC-24s, two private cruising boats and four motor boats from STYC, about 70 people in all sailed to gorgeous Scott beach in St. John for a beach party hosted by the Sailing Center and Ched Sharpless from the Galley restaurant at STYC....

2nd Annual Hotel & Tourism Regatta – Saturday, April 14 2018

2nd Annual Hotel & Tourism Regatta – Saturday, April 14 2018

The 2nd Annual Hotel & Tourism Regatta was held on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Teams from  Westin St John, Mafolie Hotel & Restaurant,  Ritz Carlton, deSIGNS, and Marriott's Frenchman's Cove competed in buoy racing in Cowpet Bay. The breeze was ON and the teams...