BVI Spring Regatta Moves Into Full Swing

Thad Lettsome (left side of baton); Glenford Gordon (holding baton) and local optimist sailors with the Queen’s Baton Credit: Todd vanSickle/BVI Spring Regatta

The 2014 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival’s Regatta Village at Nanny Cay opened with Maritime Heritage Day and a full schedule of activities. The Queen’s Baton Relay made an official stop in the Regatta Village to begin the celebration. International food, drinks and fun were served late into the night after the Mount Gay Welcome Party kicked off the official BVI Spring Regatta. [Read more…]

Promo Video for 2014 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Dates for the 2014 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival are March 31 to April 6.

Over a decade ago, the BVI Spring Regatta originated the rolling start format in big boat regattas that allowed competitors to experience the most racing each day. Many classes enjoyed five or more races a day, with individual classes starting shortly after the last boat in their class finished the previous race. Combined with the ability to change courses for each race, it guarantees the most racing of any Caribbean regatta. [Read more…]

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

Photo: Broadsword Communications

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 the BVI Sailing Festival. [Read more…]