March 2012

Another Day of Hot Racing in Paradise

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 31, 2012 —Day Two of the BVI Spring Regatta gave competitors the amazing opportunity of experiencing the western extent of the British Virgin Islands. Virtually all racing and cruising classes were sent through The Cut, a narrow gap between
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Thrills & Spills :: BVISR Day 1 Racing!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 30, 2012 — Racing in the BVI Spring Regatta started on schedule, 15 knots of solid breeze intensified during the morning, peaking at 18 knots to provide some fantastic racing conditions for the opening day of the BVI Spring Regatta. Many cl
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Nanny Cay Cup — Blast Reach to Tortola

Big breeze and ocean swell set hearts racing for the competitors in the Nanny Cay Cup. The 22-mile race from Virgin Gorda to Nanny Cay Marina in Tortola was an absolute stunner. The 34-boat fleet enjoyed a blasting reach through the foaming waters of The Sir Francis Drake Channel in g
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Gill BVI Match Racing Championship — Local Favourite Wins!

Today marked the final day of racing in the Gill BVI Match Racing Championship and the overnight leader, local favourite Colin Rathbun, had a real fight on his hands, losing the first two races to set up a fascinating finale with Guy Mossman (South Carolina, USA). The breeze blowing d
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Champagne Sailing for the Bitter End Cup

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 28, 2012 — Racing finally got underway for the BVI Sailing Festival with a 30 mile race around the beautiful island of Virgin Gorda. A 15-knot easterly breeze with flat water provided awesome sailing conditions for the fleet. First away was
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GILL® BVI International Match Racing Championship

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 28, 2012 — Crews from seven teams raced in tricky conditions on day one of the Gill® BVI Match Racing Championship, an ISAF Grade 3 listed event taking place during the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. Thanks to the support of tit
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Mother Nature Calls the Shots

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 27, 2012 — There was no racing today, the first day of the BVI Sailing Festival. Principal Race Officer, Dave Brennan postponed the start of the race to Bitter End and indicated to the 48 competing yachts in the starting area to motor up to
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Famous Faces

The BVI Regatta & Sailing Festival is famed for gorgeous sailing conditions, hot racing and a friendly atmosphere which attracts a large number of competitors with impressive sailing backgrounds. Registration for the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival opened at noon today and
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The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Starts Tomorrow

Registration for the 2012 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival opens at noon tomorrow, Monday 26th March with the Opening Party at Peg Legs kicking off at 5:30pm. The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival wouldn’t be possible with the dedication and hard work of nearly 200 vo
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