The 4,900 mile regatta started with severe weather capsizing the multihull Actual (above, left).
The 9th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre transatlantic sailing race kicked off this past Sunday, Nov. 8 with 2 of the fastest and most modern sailboats in the world and their crew waving goodbye to an audience of more than 10,000 [...]
Tico Jason Torres Beat Gold Medalist Jeremy Flores on 3 Occassions Before Falling to 7th Place in the Open Category.
The honor of playing host to this August’s Billabong ISA World Surfing Games 2009 was the crowning feat of over a decade of growth and impressive international performances by the Costa Rican national surf team and [...]
Tico Gilbert Brown Surfed His Way to 13th in the World this Week.
This weekend marks the final rounds of the Billabong World Surfing Games 2009 in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. Event organizers expect to see an even larger turn out than the 10,000-strong crowd that arrived for the opening days of the event. The final [...]
The WSG2009 Will Be Hosted on the Volcanic Sands of Playa Hermosa.
There are a mere seven days and counting to the inauguration of the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. The entire country, and the area of Jaco and Playa Hermosa in particular, is preparing for the biggest surfing championship ever [...]
Expect Big Game Fish in Smaller Numbers When Fishing Jaco in June.
While the fishing in the Jaco area has been good over the past months with boats recording bill fish catches over the 15-a-day mark, the first 2 weeks in June have seen a slight slow down as the bill fish move further north. That [...]