Checking off the Bucket List: Racing the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Regatta first timers look forward to sailing the Caribbean’s finest!

An exhilarating aspect of BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival (BVISR) is the opportunity that the regatta presents for a wide variety of boats to participate. This year’s diverse entry list includes three boats new to racing BVISR; Salacia 1, a Beneteau First 44.7 owned by Chris Chart, Rikki, a RP42 owned by Bruce Chafee, and Final Final, a Mills 41 owned by Jon Desmond; each purchased with the goal of someday racing in the Caribbean and this year, all three boats will participate in the BVISR for the first time.

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Long Term Sponsors Return for 2024

As the 2024 BVI Spring Regatta approaches, three major long-term sponsors continue to support the event: Nanny Cay Resort & Marina, Mount Gay Rum, and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. Nanny Cay has been host and presenting sponsor since 2002 providing the much-loved Regatta Village – party central with event stage, music, bars, food…

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The Day The Round Tortola Record Fell Again And Again…

Fujin

The Sailing Festival’s 2019 Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup on March 26 was a banner year for breaking, if not smashing, the Round Tortola record with the multihull record broken by three boats and the monohull record broken too. A perfect day for record setting saw Fujin, the Bieker 53 catamaran owned…

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2024 Registration Open

Join us for Warm Water and Hot Racing at the most fun sailing regatta in the Caribbean, the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival where the fun dial is full-on, and the racing and parties are the best that the Caribbean has to offer.

The seven-day event starts on Monday April 1 (no joke) with the Sailing Festival opening day festivities and skipper pack collection.

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BVISR Stalwarts, Sanperes, Sign Up For 50th

Various crew/boats/winners, 1996 and beyond - ALL sailed with Sanpere...and lived!

Tony and Ellen Sanpere were recently first to sign up for 2023 BVI Spring Regatta chartering a Sunsail 47 to be named Team Cayennita for the event. “We are really excited to be a part of the 50th BVI regatta. We’re bringing our St. Petersburg crew and chartering a bareboat to compete,” said Ellen. Tony…

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Celebrating 50 years Of Warm Water And Hot Racing

Clear your schedule for March 27-April 2, 2023, and sign up today to join the party in 2023 for the 50th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. Registration is now open.

The seven day event starts on Monday March 27th with the Sailing Festival opening day festivities and skipper pack collection.

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