Fast passage and downwind sailing marks this year’s event, with all boats in to Nanny Cay now.
After a three-day weather delay thanks to late-season Hurricane Kate, and a fast passage at sea for most, the 2015 ARC Caribbean 1500 wrapped up in Tortola with the final prize giving on Monday, November 23, just in time for crews to get home for Thanksgiving.Read More
After its inaugural visit in 2014, the RC44 Class has returned to the BVI to hold the season finale of the 2015 RC44 Championship Tour here. Nanny Cay was the staging point once again and we watched these one-design racing machines emerge from their plastic-wrap chrysalises.Read More
Boomorang, skippered by Doug Stewart, claimed overall victory in the 2015 Peg Legs Round Tortola Race on Saturday after a long and tricky day on the water.
The 46th edition of the Peg Legs Round Tortola Race started and finished off Nanny Cay. Eleven yachts entered the 37-mile race circumnavigating Tortola in an anti-clockwise direction.Read More
Heavy persistent rain didn’t manage dampen spirits at the Nanny Cay Block Party last night.
BBQs stayed lit while Rite Way Food Markets and the Peg Legs crews rolled out food, drink flowed, and the Sailbag Winching Competition kept the crowd entertained. However, our musician Al Broderick did find the conditions a little too challenging…!Read More
Premier and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Dr. Orlando Smith, received his Great Festival Sloop Shootout trophy on the lawns of Nanny Cay last week for his victory in this year’s event.
Director of the Virgin Islands Studies Institute at the HLSCC, Dr. Angel Smith, presented Premier Smith and his team with the award recognising his office’s seventh victory in 12 years.Read More
We recently hosted this year’s Virgin Islands Property & Yacht Readers Choice Awards on the beach. In between the award presentations, the audience was able to enjoy Cruzan Rum cocktails, nibbles provided by Capriccio Di Mare and Brandywine Restaurant, and an aerial silk dancing display.
We collected our fifth “Best BVI Marina” award and Kyle was runner up as “Best BVI Bartender”.Read More
Watch out for little pirates from October onwards, as Peg Legs and Nanny Cay team up with Sunsail and the BVI Tourist Board as part of the Pirate Treasure Trail, a family-fun, pirate-themed treasure hunt around the BVI.Read More
Our new Budget Marine BVI chandlery and marine superstore opened yesterday in its new spot by the main car park.
The construction crew is making the final finishing touches, and the Budget Marine staff have had a very busy few days moving the displays and inventory from the old store and re-stocking the new one. However, the doors are open.Read More
Danny was the wake up call for the “quiet” 2015 hurricane season. Soon after it rolled off the African coast, it was christened Danny and rapidly grew from a storm to a category 3 hurricane.
Forecasters never deviated from their predictions that Danny would eventually succumb to strong wind shear and weaken if not dissipate completely.
However, you can never be too careful when it comes to hurricane preparation – once it’s too late it really is too late.Read More