April 2015

Winners announced at Nanny Cay 2015 BVI Spring Regatta

With no less than six races and as many as 13, the BVI Spring Regatta provides an extensive time on the water in gorgeous conditions, all in just three days of racing. This year the wind, waves and courses have varied every day, giving the participants a wide variety of exciting and c
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Beautiful in blue – Day Two BVI Spring Regatta

The second day of the BVI Spring Regatta was blessed with perfect sailing conditions and wonderful azure blue water, pumped up by 15 knots of warm tradewinds, blew through the Sir Francis Drake Channel. The British Virgin Islands offer stunning scenery and Mother nature has created on
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Jaime Torres' Puerto Rican Melges 32, Smile and Wave. Wet and wild conditions on day one of the BVI Spring Regatta © Luke Pelican/BVI Spring Regatta

Wet and Wild – Day One BVI Spring Regatta

Rain squalls ripped through the Sir Francis Drake Channel at the start of racing, enhancing the trade winds to over 20 knots for most of the day. A short sea state, at times rising to three metres when the fleet was racing out of the channel added gusto to the wet and wild conditions.
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BVI Spring Regatta – Royal Seal of Approval

‘Be inspiring’ says BVI Governor Duncan Skippers, sponsors, media and some volunteers who make the BVI Spring Regatta happen each year were kindly invited to Government House to celebrate the start of the three day regatta. The Governor of the BVIs, John S. Duncan, OBE, and Principle
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VP Bank Tortola Sloop Spring Challenge Fairy Tale for Esmie

The 2nd Annual VP Bank Tortola Sloop Spring Challenge took place off Nanny Cay on Thursday 2nd April as part of the BVI Spring Regatta’s Maritime Heritage Day. The sloops date back over 100 years and this year’s event had two noteworthy participants; His Excellency, John S
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Veuve Clicquot Island Invitational – Champagne Sailing to Foxy’s BVI Sailing Festival

  The BVI Sailing Festival continued on Wednesday 1st April with the Veuve Clicquot Invitational Pursuit Race to Jost Van Dyke. Spectacular sailing through one of the most scenic routes in the BVI was the order of the day, with the added adrenalin rush of trying to catch the slow
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Spookie wins Nanny Cay Cup

  Spookie, Steve and Heidi Benjamin’s American Carkeek HP 40 win the Nanny Cay Cup and CSA Racing on day one of the BVI Sailing Festival  © BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival/Todd vanSickle Racing got underway for the BVI Sailing Festival with the Round Tortola Race for t
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