March 2010

In Artful Boaters Memory Luxury Girl will Sail BVI Spring Regatta

Sadness lies over the BVI boating community like a dense fog as we come to grip with the loss of Artful Boater, Guy Eldridge. Guy passed away on Friday, March 26, after racing the first day of the Rolex International Regatta in St. Thomas. In his honour and memory, crew members who ha
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Let the Games Begin

Under a gorgeous moonlit sky, sailors mill around the bar enjoying tonight’s 2 for 1 Mount Gay specials. Registration is officially closed for the BVI Sailing Festival, the three day low-pressure pre-cursor to the BVI Spring Regatta. Forty six boats are registered with a record
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And They’re Off

The day dawned with perfect conditions for the forty-six boats racing in the Bitter End Cup, the first day’s racing of the 2010 BVI Sailing Festival. In four classes, the boats beat from Nanny Cay Marina in Tortola to the North Sound on the east end of Virgin Gorda. Boats and cr
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US1 Takes Nations Challenge But Seven Year Old Steals the Show

Today was layday at the Bitter End Yacht Club for all the participants in the 2010 BVI Sailing Festival. Although some used the day to remotely catch up in the office, others spent the day enjoying the Caribbean sunshine, warm water and some friendly competition. This morning there we
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Zen Takes Top Spot for Nanny Cay Cup, BVI Spring Regatta Registration Closes

Today was big at the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. Boats raced down from North Sound to Nanny Cay, competing in the Nanny Cay Cup, the last event of the BVI Sailing Festival. Registration for the BVI Spring officially closed at 6PM and the Regatta Village officially opened.
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Giveaways Galore is No April Fools’ Joke at the BVI Spring Regatta Village

It seems that a number of the BVI Spring Regatta sponsors have realized what a marketing opportunity the biggest yachting event in the territory offers. This year, as never before, sponsors are offering participants freebies and specials that promote their brands. LIME is giving away
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Slow Start but a Hot Finish for Day One of the BVI Spring Regatta

Although no complaints were heard, it was hard to be excited about the day’s weather conditions early on. It was cloudy, rained threatened and it appeared as though what little wind there was might be sucked up by the clouds. Oh ye of little faith. Although the clouds hung over
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Day Three – End Game

04/04/2010 Day Three – End Game Once again, it was a picture perfect day in the British Virgin Islands for the last day of racing of the BVI Spring Regatta, with sun and wind all day long. There were a number of battles out on the race course which were fought to the very end pr
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Nanny Cay Resort & Marina Pledges Half a Decade of Support to BVISR

Nanny Cay Resort & Marina Pledges Half a Decade of Support to BVISR July 20, 2010 "Nanny Cay is very pleased to renew its arrangement with the BVISR," said Miles. "Over the years, we have substantially improved the infrastructure and honed our preparations for the r
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History and Reminiscing, BVI Spring Regatta Celebrates 40 Years

(BVI), December 7, 2010  Although some may think that when the BVI Spring Regatta incorporated one design racing into the event in 2005, new ground was being broken. Well think again. As the 40th Anniversary of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival is being planned, March 2
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