Set course of the first edition of the Gustavia Yacht Club – Christophe Harbour Cup, February 25th– 27th 2018
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Commodore of the Gustavia Yacht Club of St Barths & Charles P. “Buddy” Darby, Founder & CEO of Christophe Harbour In St Kitts are glad to announce the date of the first race from St Kitts to St Barts and return.
Open to a 50+feet sailing yacht, this fun event is designed to strengthen community ties across the 45 nautical miles between St. Barts & St. Kitts. The pure Corinthian Spirit leading the organisation of the 3-day gathering is meant to provide entertainment and fun in the area that is proudly and actively recovering from the impact of the recent hurricanes.
The cost of this informal and friendly event is entirely covered by the two host partners, no registration fee are requested. But no party is complete without a Cup to drink champagne from! And the Gustavia Yacht Club has commissioned from master craftsmen in the UK, a Sterling Silver cup that the winner will get to keep for one year until it will be passed to the winners of the future editions.
Gustavia Yacht Club: Founded in 2016 with more than 200 active members and a Clubhouse on the waterfront in Gustavia, this new exclusive yacht club is actively helping the community of St Barts to cope with the effects of hurricane IRMA having already raised and dispensed 190,000€ to worthy causes on the island.
Christophe Harbour: set among the jewel-like cluster of islands in the West Indies on 2,500 acres of unspoilt St. Kitts landscape, Christophe Harbour sets the standard for Caribbean luxury living. This master-planned residential resort community is an emerging, vibrant destination, without unwanted hustle and bustle. Premier amenities include an unparalleled superyacht marina, The Pavilion private beach club, award-winning SALT Plage beach bar, the 5-star Park Hyatt hotel and upcoming Tom Fazio championship golf course.