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Carib Beer – THE Official Beer Sponsor for the BVI Spring Regatta

March 16, 2022

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, March 14, 2022 – After a spectacular day of world-class racing, there’s nothing quite like an ice-cold beverage right there on the dock. Carib, a sponsor of the 49th annual British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, March 29-April 3, will provide its beer to quench the thirstiest of racers. At…

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Returns as Sponsor of 2022 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Racing Kicks off with the Scrub Island Invitational

February 28, 2022

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, February 28, 2022 – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, will host the Scrub Island Invitational during the 49th Annual BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival (BVISR) scheduled for March 28- April 3, 2022. This is the fifth year that the prestigious Resort has…

CELEBRATING SPONSOR LOVE AT THE 49TH BVI SPRING REGATTA

February 21, 2022

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – February 21, 2022 – Portland Ship Yard, one of the premier boatyards on the US east coast, is aboard this year for the first time as a sponsor of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival (BVISR). “With our new location, facilities and talented team members we are looking to…

Multi Classes of Chartered Boats Racing Spring Regatta

January 20, 2022

CSA Bareboat and charter fleets are building for excellent classes and competition.  TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – January 20, 2022: The 49th BVI Spring Regatta is set for March 28- April 3, and many of sailors from around the world are looking to come back to the British Virgin Island and race.  For those who don’t own…

2022 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Set to GO!

November 11, 2021

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – November 11, 2021 – Warm turquoise water, trade winds, stunning island scenery…if this sounds like the panacea needed after a few years of being stuck at home, join us for a week of fabulous racing and remarkable camaraderie – March 29-April 3, 2022. It’s game on and we’re ready to…

Eight Bells for Peter Haycraft

June 1, 2021

The BVI Spring Regatta committee is deeply saddened that founder member Mr. Peter Haycraft OBE passed away on 29 May 2021. In 1973 a group of members of the recently formed BVI Yacht Club, headed by Peter Haycraft, decided a regatta was in order, starting a tradition which has endured for fifty years. Under Peter’s…

49th BVI Spring Regatta Postponed

February 25, 2021

  Tortola, British Virgin Islands – February 25, 2021 – The 49th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, which was scheduled for March 29 to April 4, 2021, has been postponed until 2022 following deep consideration by all entities involved. The BVI Spring Regatta Committee, after discussions with the BVI Government Ministry of Health, concluded that the…

Spring Regatta offers safe & healthy environment to enjoy sailboat racing

January 22, 2021

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, January 21, 2021.  Sailing in the beautiful warm waters of the British Virgin Islands as part of the 49th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (BVISR) is now possible in accordance with BVI Government protocolsnow in place. Entry details are listed on the BVI Gateway site.  The BVISR is scheduled to…

49th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Scheduled for March 29- April 4, 2021

September 18, 2020

In light of the world circumstances, the 49th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival is now scheduled for March 29-April 4, 2021.  ‘What’s not to Love about the BVI Spring Regatta’ remains the theme for the 49th edition of the regatta and those words couldn’t be more fitting.  The event will include more classes and…

2020 BVI Spring Regatta Ready to Race October 22-25.

July 29, 2020

Bring your own boat or charter from The Moorings or Sunsail © Ingrid Abery/https://www.ingridabery.com/   Tortola, British Virgin Islands – July 29, 2020 The postponement flag is being raised.  The 2020 BVI Spring Regatta is now scheduled for October 23-25, 2020.   The regatta was postponed by the BVI Government on Friday March 13th, just days from the start of the 49th edition…

2020 BVI Spring Regatta Postponed

March 15, 2020

        14 March 2020 In light of the statement made by the Government of the Virgin Islands on 13 March 2020 regarding measures being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BVI Spring Regatta Board has been instructed to postpone the 2020 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival as a matter…

Caribbean Racing At Its Finest!

February 12, 2020

The BVI Spring Regatta delivers great racing every year for competitive teams like Pamala Baldwin’s young career racers  on J/122 Liquid © Ingrid Abery/https://www.ingridabery.com/ Tortola, British Virgin Islands – February 12, 2020 – Superb racing competition, conditions and camaraderie await sailors of all levels at the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. In just six…