ideal-LIVING.com ideal-LIVING • spring 2014
Annual festivals offer a wide variety of unique entertainment
and activities. From smooth jazz and exquisite wine to spectacular gardens and thrilling regattas, festivals awaken our
adventurous spirit and bring beauty to our world. Here are
just some of the outstanding festivals taking place this year.
go to ideal-living.com/festivals
for links to dates & more festivals.
by nancy gross
The St. Thomas International Regatta in the U.S. Virgin Islands is a high point for
avid sailors from around the world. Known as the “Crown Jewel of the Caribbean,” the
regatta gives sailors the opportunity to enjoy three days of unparalleled competition and
The legendary sailing waters around St. Thomas offer some of the world’s finest racing conditions. The competition usually includes between 80-90 entrants, racing Beach
Cats, Turbo Sleds ( 70 foot downwind flyers), Farr 40s, Mumm 30s, and Sigma 38s.
Sailors love the reliable breezes, warm azure waters, and world-renowned hospitality.
Participants, visitors and residents of this island paradise enjoy hours of sailing, beach
parties, live music, and dancing during the exhilarating regatta festivities.
41st Annual St. Thomas International Regatta
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands