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Having Fun Racing in the Bitter End Cup!
Credit: BVI Yacht Shots/BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Champagne Sailing for the Bitter End Cup

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 28, 2012 — Racing finally got underway for the BVI Sailing Festival with a 30 mile race around the beautiful island of Virgin Gorda. A 15-knot easterly breeze with flat water provided awesome sailing conditions for the fleet. First away was Peter Aschenbrenner’s 63ft Trimaran, Paradox with round the…

Frits Bus (St Martin, Netherlands Antilles) and crew including Roel Ten Hoopen,
compete in the second Gill® BVI Match Racing Championship,
part of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

GILL® BVI International Match Racing Championship

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 28, 2012 — Crews from seven teams raced in tricky conditions on day one of the Gill® BVI Match Racing Championship, an ISAF Grade 3 listed event taking place during the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. Thanks to the support of title sponsor, Gill North America and supporting…

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Mother Nature Calls the Shots

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 27, 2012 — There was no racing today, the first day of the BVI Sailing Festival. Principal Race Officer, Dave Brennan postponed the start of the race to Bitter End and indicated to the 48 competing yachts in the starting area to motor up towards Virgin Gorda, to see…

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Famous Faces

The BVI Regatta & Sailing Festival is famed for gorgeous sailing conditions, hot racing and a friendly atmosphere which attracts a large number of competitors with impressive sailing backgrounds. Registration for the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival opened at noon today and a steady stream of noteworthy sailors were enjoying a cold drink at…

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The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Starts Tomorrow

Registration for the 2012 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival opens at noon tomorrow, Monday 26th March with the Opening Party at Peg Legs kicking off at 5:30pm. The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival wouldn’t be possible with the dedication and hard work of nearly 200 volunteers. The action on the water starts on…

Ready to Race? The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival starts on Monday 26 March
Credit: Todd VanSickle/BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Let’s Get This Party Started!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 23, 2012 — 3 days to go: The British Virgin Islands are renowned for crystal blue waters and heavenly weather and the stunning archipelago of islands offers one of the most picturesque settings anywhere in the Caribbean. With only a few days to go to the start of the…

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Local Businesses Join in Support of BVISR!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 15, 2012 — In less than two weeks hundreds of sailors, friends, family and people living in the British Virgin Islands will all gather at Nanny Cay Resort and Marina for the 41st BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival on March 26- April 1st. This year joining the team…

Rejoice or Re-Joyce or Whatever – The Wind Filled In!

04/03/2010 Rejoice or Re-Joyce or Whatever – The Wind Filled In! It was one of those mornings when sails look more like hanging laundry than anything else. Wind conditions improved as the second day of racing for the BVI Spring Regatta wore on. Presley King, sailing with Justin Barton on Justice, Bareboat B, is a…

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BVISR 2012 ~ There’s Nothing Like It!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI), March 06, 2012 — With less than one month to go until the 41st edition of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, a truly international cast is making ready to take centre stage in the beautiful sailing grounds of the British Virgin Islands. Well over 500 competitors are expected…

Full-on Fun and Top Racing Set for New BVI Sailing Festival

  PRESS RELEASE: 18 September 2012 Full-on Fun and Top Racing Set for New BVI Sailing Festival The organisers of the week-long BVI Sailing Regatta & Sailing Festival hosted by Nanny Cay have announced exciting changes to the format of the popular three-day prelude to the BVI Spring Regatta in 2013 – known as theBVI Sailing Festival. The…