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New boats & old favourites prepare for 46th BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

By Regatta Director / March 27, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: March 26, 2017 New boats & old favourites prepare for 46th BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Registration for the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival begins tomorrow at Nanny Cay © BVISR/Todd VanSickle Tortola, British Virgin Island, March 26, 2017 – Always offering up something new and…

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New GUNBOAT Class TO JOIN THE RACING & FESTIVITIES

By Regatta Director / March 6, 2017

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – March 4, 2017 With six Gunboats confirmed to race the 2017 BVI Spring Regatta, the competition dial has been seriously notched up for one of the best Caribbean racing events under the sun. In the line-up are: Gunboat 60 Arethusa, Gunboat 62 Elvis, Gunboat 66…

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Fast new boats rouse racing excitement at BVI Spring Regatta

By Regatta Director / February 6, 2017

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – February 6, 2017 – A highlight of racing BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival is the diversity of boats participating across many classes. This year, racing is expected to take place across 18 classes, including boats who are participating for the very first time, like the newly…

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Scrub Island Returns to Sailing Festival and Nanny Cay Marina Expands

By Regatta Director / January 16, 2017

Quintessential Caribbean racing and shore side entertainment for the participants and guests is coming together for the 2017 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. Essential to these enhancements is the marina expansion at host sponsor Nanny Cay Resort and Marina and the return of the Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina for the Scrub Island…

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Warm UP with Warm Water and Hot Racing

By Regatta Director / December 1, 2016

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – December 1, 2016 – As the days get colder and shorter, there’s not a better time than right now to sign up for the perfect winter tonic: six days of racing in the exquisite warm waters of the British Virgin Islands at the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. It’s…

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From the 45th BVI Sailing Festival and Spring Regatta to the 46th…

By Regatta Director / April 12, 2016

You haven’t sailed until you sail in the BVI The 45th BVI Sailing Festival and Spring Regatta wound down on Monday, with many racers handing back their chartered boats, and reluctantly rushing off to catch ferries and airports. While the process of dismantling the Regatta Village began, and calm has settled once again over Nanny…

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Light Breeze Teases Fleet on Final Day of Racing BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

By Regatta Director / April 4, 2016

On Sunday evening, under a setting sun on the beautiful beach at Nanny Cay, the 45th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival drew to a close with the ritual awards ceremony and fabulous fireworks. The entire fleet was treated to a delightful racing day, with a light easterly of 8 to 12 knots throughout the…

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Spirits Lively On Day 1 Racing BVI Spring Regatta

By Regatta Director / April 2, 2016

It may have been a rainy day in the BVI but not enough to take the heat out of today’s racing, which saw 12 classes on three courses enjoy a consistent easterly breeze of 13-15 knots. Some competitors continued their winning streak of earlier in the week: SPOOKIE, the TP52 owned and skippered by Steve…

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INTREPID WINS 3RD ANNUAL VP BANK TORTOLA SLOOP SPRING CHALLENGE

By Regatta Director / April 1, 2016

Endeavour II Joins the BVI Tortola Sloop Fleet Today was all about switching gears and changing pace, with the 3rd Annual VP Bank Tortola Sloop Spring Challenge being raced off Nanny Cay as part of the BVI Spring Regatta’s Maritime Heritage Day. The Challenge brings to life the significance that the beautiful old Tortola Sloops…

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BVI SAILING FESTIVAL FEATURES SCRUB ISLAND INVITATIONAL

By Regatta Director / March 31, 2016

Fun Day of Racing to New Destination   With one day of racing behind them, competitors in the 45th BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival rolled right into today’s race, the Scrub Island Invitational – a 12NM upwind ride for the CSA Cruising, Bareboat, and Multihull fleets, and a 17NM course for the CSA Racing…

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