INTERNATIONAL yachts have started to arrive for the annual Fiji Regatta Week at Musket Cove Island Resort and Marina in the Malolo islands.
Event organiser Jack Hargreave said about 90 yachts have confirmed their attendance for the 30 anniversary of the event.
"We've got about 80 to 90 yachts coming in. Preparations are coming along well.
"We've got some very good local sponsorships and the big thing about it is its going to be called "A Tribute to Dick Smith" who was our founder.
"This is our 30th annual regatta so we are trying to make it as big as possible.
"Some of the yachts are already here. They come in at the last minute and they come in from all over the world.
He said most of the yachts travel long distances for the regatta and the chance to sail through Fiji waters.
"They don't just come for regatta but also for the environment of the resort.
"It's part of their adventure while they are cruising all over the world and for some of them it's along the way of their travels.
"For us here at Musket, we have the customs facilities and we do most of the clearance here at the marina which makes it easier for all the yachties when they come in for the regatta."