March 2013

A Wild Day in Paradise

With 20 knots of easterly funnelling into bullets of pressure of 25 knots, the second day of the BVI Spring Regatta hosted by Nanny Cay Marina produced some electric action in the Sir Francis Drake Channel. Pulses were racing, especially in the Melges and IC24 fleet who scampered d
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Gold for Regatta – the first carbon neutral on the planet!

His Excellency Boyd McCleary and Mrs McCleary opened the door of Government House on Friday, welcoming skippers taking part in the BVI Spring Regatta. Sponsors, international media and local dignitaries received a true BVI welcome at the reception that has become an annual tradition d
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Tense, Tactical Teaser

It was a day for watching the weather on the first day of the BVI Spring Regatta hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, Tortola. 10-12 knots of easterly pressure provided perfect conditions for the fleet at the start of the day and the Race Committee chose to use the string of beautiful islands
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The Sol Optimist Challenge

Eight teams took part in the The Sol Optimist Challenge held off the beach at Nanny Cay Marina yesterday afternoon. A relay race with teams of three - comprised one racer, one beginner and one adult - was organized by Brian Duff, director of Sailing Development, Royal BVI Yacht Club
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Preview 2013 BVI Spring Regatta

After two days of fabulous racing in the BVI Sailing Festival, the BVI Spring Regatta starts tomorrow, Friday 29th March with three days of racing in the spectacular BVI archipelago based at Nanny Cay Marina & Resort in Tortola. While weather forecasts are predicting a light easter
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In Pursuit of Happiness

Day Two of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival was blessed with ideal conditions for the Caribbean Insurers Island Invitational Race to Norman Island. Bright sunshine and a gentle breeze provided sublime conditions for the pursuit race with faster boats chasing down earlier
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Champagne Start for Aiyana

In today’s Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup, Peter Corr’s Alia 82, Aiyana smashed the monohull record by nearly half an hour. Setting a new record of 3 hours, 29 minutes and 44 seconds for the 37-mile run around Tortola. Aiyana is the largest yacht competing at the BVI Spri
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Celebration time in BVI

Hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, Tortola, BVI, the biggest international sporting event in the BVI starts today, Monday March 25th with the 42nd BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Registration for the Sailing Festival is now open and tonight a Welcome Party and barbeque at Peg Legs
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New Sailing Festival and Old Tortola Sloop bring fresh winds to 42nd BVI Spring Regatta

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, March 18, 2013 – New activities for the BVI Spring Regatta (BVISR) and Sailing Festival were outlined at a press conference hosted by the Event Committee on at Peg Legs Restaurant, Nanny Cay. The occasion included the culturally and historically
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“LIKE US and WIN!

Enter the BVI Spring Regatta Facebook Sweepstakes. It’s easy to enter, just like us on Facebook and you could win $100, $50 or $25 of drink tickets to be used at the Official BVI Spring Regatta Bar, March 28th – 31st 2013. Winners will be announced March 28th on Facebook, Twitter and
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