Events

Bigger, Better, Stronger – the 48th BVI Spring Regatta is back!

Melges 24 Fire Water from Tortola wins Best BVI Boat 31 March, 2019 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands– “It was thrilling to see this place buzzing again!” Miles Sutherland-Pilch, General Manager of Nanny Cay Marina enthused after a fantastic week-long fun-filled event that saw m
Read More

Fleet Gets a Break on Saturday

Snorkeling, Surfing, Swimming…BVI Has It All! 30 March, 2019 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands– Racing was canceled at 1000 hours with barely a breath of air to spare on the race course. It was maybe a blessing in disguise following a magical night in the Regatta Village which w
Read More

Light Air Challenges Fleet Mount Gay Race Day

Regatta Village Buzzing with Activity, Great Food & Plenty of Mount Gay Rum 29 March, 2019 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands– The vibe at the Regatta Village was simply a blast today as boats left the docks around 8:30am to make it out to the race course in the light air whi
Read More

Exciting Line-up Race Ready for 48th BVI Spring Regatta

  28 March, 2019 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands–– International-class sailing in one of the most beautiful places anywhere, together with good fun and camaraderie, draws many happy customers back to the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival year after year. Racing in t
Read More

3nd Annual Scrub Island Invitational Enjoys Record Fleet

Best of Caribbean Racing at the 48th BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival 27 March, 2019 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands –– “Hard to get to, harder to leave, impossible to forget” – a beloved cliché maybe but one that Brits Tony Mack and his wife Sally like to remember wh
Read More

Celebrations Aplenty As Records Smashed in Round Tortola Race

Fujin whips 35 minutes off previous record 25 March, 2019 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands–– A perfect day for record setting at the BVI Sailing Festival saw Fujin, the Bieker 53 catamaran owned and skippered by Greg Slyngstad, win the Nanny Cay Challenge with the fastest elaps
Read More

Setting up for a great BVI race week

Crews and boats arrive – Registration begins Taking a seminar about racing while sitting on a white sandy beach with a backdrop of the beautiful BVI has got to be a darned nice way to learn, right? And it was for a group of Hanse owners and crews who gathered this morning shoreside at
Read More

Carib Beer the official Welcome and Opening Party sponsor for the BVI Spring Regatta

Carib Beer the official Welcome and Opening Party sponsor for the BVI Spring Regatta What spells Caribbean better than ice cold Carib beer!   The famous yellow bottles will be in abundance to quench the thirstiest of racers.  Thursday Night will open the BVI Spring
Read More

New Mount Gay Race Day To Launch 2019 BVI Spring Regatta

Tortola, BVI – March 18, 2019 Mount Gay Rum was one of the original sponsors of the BVI Spring Regatta (BVISR) having first partnered with the popular Caribbean regatta in 1972 through its distributor, Road Town Wholesale. The brand, synonymous with sailing, has always been an a
Read More

Growing Offshore Multihull Fleet Finds Its Pace at BVI Spring Regatta

March 13, 2019 Tortola, British Virgin Islands –“It will be a real challenge for us racing on shorter courses at BVI Spring Regatta than what we are used to,” John Gallagher stated. Gallagher, owner of the GunBoat 62 Chim Chimis fresh off winning the Multihull division at the RORC Car
Read More
12