The 27th Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Tortola. 18/11/2016
For the third time in six years, the Caribbean 1500 got off a day ahead of schedule to take advantage of a promising weather window to get the fleet south. “Never waste a fair wind,” said Event Manager Andy Schell at the rally Skipper’s Briefing in Portsmouth, echoing a tradition sailors have adhered to for millennia. “We’ve got a good window - let’s go sailing!”Once offshore, it was a fast, downwind passage for the majority of the fleet, with a classic late-fall weather pattern in place, and no activity in the tropics. The annual Prizegiving held at Nanny Cay Marina wrapped up the festivities on Friday, November 18th, closing yet another successful rally.2012 marked the first time in the event’s long history that the fleet departed one day early to make a weather window then, following... Click here for more info..