March 2010

Racing In Paradise

Although one individual was heard to say, "I prefer sailing in Cowes in the rain," I can’t find anyone else who shares that sentiment. As the West Indian people will tell you, we are blessed. With another perfect day on the water, it is truly racing in paradise at the
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Warm Water, Hot Racing – 2009 BVI Spring Regatta Ends

The third and last day of the 2009 BVI Spring Regatta dawned with black clouds in the sky. Many thought that the wind would be light and there would be rain, but, as it turned out, the clouds only provided much appreciated sun protection with plenty of breeze with which to race. Throu
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Another First for BVI Spring Regatta

Green, the color of the ecology movement, is the ?in? color and there?s hope that this is not just a passing fad but rather signifies a long-term change in lifestyles for many throughout the world. Regardless of the fact that the BVI has no pump-out stations, the BVI Spring Regatta ha
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International Yacht Club Challenge at the BVI Spring Regatta

In the centuries old tradition, the Commodore of the Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club is inviting other yacht clubs from around the world to send teams to compete in the inaugural International Yacht Club Challenge. The IYCC will be part of the 2010 BVI Spring Regatta and Saili
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BVI Spring Regatta’s Clean Green Focus Continues for 2010

Money always makes people smile but this time, that is only part of the story. Certainly Judy Petz, BVI Spring Regatta Director, Phil Aspiinal, President of VISAR, Chuck Peterson, Director of Clearwater and Charlotte McDevitt, Executive Director of Green VI, are all pleased that the B
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2010 BVI Spring Regatta Adds the BVI Windsurfing Championship

New for 2010, the BVI Spring Regatta will host the BVI Windsurfing Championship. This event will run concurrently with the 39th annual BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, March 29 ? April 4 2010, and by doing so, be able to take full advantage of the resources, parties and presti
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2010 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Looks Like Another Sizzler

�Keep it up � l appreciate the precise sailing & course instructions superb race/ scoring staff and the venue is the best I have encountered in my 49 years of competitive sailing,� so says competitive sailor ‘Harken Harv’ (Neil Harvey). With comments like that, the BVI
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Music, Models, Mount Gay and More

Music, models, Mount Gay and more� just what sailors at the 2010 BVI Spring Regatta will find at the Regatta Village, March 29 � April 4. The BVI will be party central with the festivities kicking off an Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, moving to Bitter End and then returning to the Regat
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New Courses for the 2010 BVI Spring Regatta Give the Big Boys a Chance to Strut Their Stuff

New for the 2010 BVI Spring Regatta, April 2 � 4, are two courses for the Sol Racing Area specifically designed for the big boats . For the likes of Titan XV, Tom Hill�s new Reichel Pugh Custom 75�, Bill Alcotts’ Andrew’s 68�, Equation and Bella Pita, the Caribbean based T
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Pre-Register to Win Big at the 2010 BVI Spring Regatta

Not many people would turn down a chance to win up to $350 in drink tickets. That is just what one lucky skipper, who has pre-registered his boat for BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival can win. All boats registered before 4PM on Friday, March 26, will be entered in a drawing with
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