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St. barths Bucket Regatta2015 St Barths Bucket planning is underway!

The 2015 St Barths Bucket Notice and Conditions of Race, Preliminary Schedule and Preliminary Entries are posted!

October 2014 New Stewardship Announced for the Bucket Regattas (pdf)

2014 St Barths Bucket News, Photos and Results are posted

2014 Newport Bucket news, photos and results here



St Barths
19 – 22 March 2015

17 – 20 March 2016

16 – 19 March 2017

28 - 30 August 2015

26 – 28 August 2016

25 – 27 August 2017


Bucket Regatta book coverFrom its casual beginning in Nantucket in 1987 (with seven b–oats) to its most recent iteration in Newport and St. Barths (where over 40 yachts are preparing to race), Bucket Regattas have captured sailors' imagination in a way that no other event can begin to approach.

The Bucket has attracted a growing coterie of devoted participants, loyal sponsors and supporters from Nantucket to St. Barths to Newport. The Bucket Book celebrates 25 years of unique megayacht racing.

Alessandro Vitelli, veteran Bucket participant, and one time Race Committee Officer, offers us a view of how Bucket Racing is in a class by itself. The book includes historical perspective by Peter Goldstein, one of the original instigators
of the Nantucket Bucket, as well as input from Nelson Doubleday's first captain, John Clyde-Smith, who also participated in the very first Bucket. LEARN MORE...