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Strawberries and cream: The Championships, Wimbledon 2016

The Wimbledon Tennis Championships are not only the soundtrack to the British summer; they are the jewel in its crown. This year 27 June to 10 July marks that time in the British social calendar when it seems like the world revolves around what’s going on in SW19. More akin to a Royal garden party than a tennis grand slam, …

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Monaco Grand Prix 2016

It may account for just 0.75 sq miles of the Cote d’Azur and be half the size of New York’s Central Park, but the principality of Monaco still packs a punch. Though bordered on three sides by France, this tiny cosmopolitan country has no need to feel inferior. It boasts a glittering Mediterranean coastline and sun-drenched climate; it’s a major …

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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival

As if the mélange of azure waters, silken sand and sparkling sunshine weren’t enough to lure you to the British Virgin Islands, the aqua antics of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival surely will. One of the largest regattas in the Caribbean, this glittering event is now in its 45th edition and runs from March 28th to April 3rd. …

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Champions League Final – Milan

Very few cities in the world scream culture louder than Milan. A debate can be made for Milan as the centre of everything. Art, music, literature, food and, of course fashion are staples. Sport, too, can strongly stand on its own as an attraction – in particular, football. Over the years Milan has not only provided some of the greatest …

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St. Barth’s Bucket Regatta

Why not spend St. Patrick’s in St. Barth’s? March 17 is launch day of the famed St. Barth’s Bucket Regatta. Watch the 39 super-yachts and their super-yachtsmen vie for top honors as they face down the challenges of four days of world-class racing and socialising. From the “Not so Wiggley Course” to the “Wrong Way Around Courses,” this year’s race …

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El Clásico

Football games don’t get any bigger than El Clásico. Come the 2nd April, an estimated 500 million people worldwide will be watching the action at the Camp Nou as FC Barcelona entertain their eternal rivals Real Madrid in a battle of the two biggest teams in the world.     Results have been decidedly one-sided as of late, with Barcelona’s …

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Masters 2016

The quest for the prized Green Jacket commences April 6 as the lords of the links descend upon Georgia’s Augusta National for the 80th year of the Masters. This is the first of four major professional golf championships of the year, followed by The U.S. Open in June, July’s The Open Championship at The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of …

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NBA All Star weekend 2016

Held annually since 1951, the National Basketball Association’s All-Star weekend is a mid-season celebration of all things pro-basketball. Three days of celebrity games, new talent showcases, slam-dunk contests and fiendish skills challenges, the weekend is always topped off with an All-Star Game. This sees two teams of hand-picked players from the NBA’s Western and Eastern Divisions go head-to-head to earn …

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Super Bowl 50 Hits San Fran

On its golden anniversary, the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area and home of the famed Californian Gold Rush takes its turn hosting the Super Bowl. There’s no bigger annual sports event in the world, so it’s no real surprise that private jet charter requests are at their highest come the day of the big game. With over 1,200 jets and …

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Winter sports round-up

What with the Rio Olympics and the European Football Championships in France, 2016 is set to be a big year for sports. But we needn’t wait until summer for some world-class sporting action. The winter sports calendar begins with a bang at the turn of the New Year and Victor has collected the events worth your attention this January. Image …