More than 30 competitors from all around the world are expected to take part in the 8th Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta 15 to 17 January in Cabarete, Puerto Plata. Registrations have been received from Japan, Sweden, Holland, the US, Canada, Spain and the DR. The event is organized by the Laser Training Center of Cabarete and is open to any laser sailor who is a member of their own national sailing authority in good standing. For more information, see www.caribwind.com, or call 809 571-0640. It has the support of the Dominican Sailing Federation.