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Transatlantic Training Run to BVI From Antigua

Team Antigua docked at Nanny Cay today after a 200-mile, 48-hour training row from Antigua to the BVI. Team Antigua are competing in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000 mile rowing race starting on December 12th in San Sebastian de La Gomera, Spain and finishing in Antigua. The race was founded in 1997 by Sir Chay Blyth with subsequent races roughly every two years since

Record-breaking Round The World Yachtsman, Jon Sanders, Stops At Nanny Cay

Australian yachting legend Jon Sanders and his faithful SV Perie Banou II, stopped off at Nanny Cay for a few nights on his record-breaking 10th voyage around planet earth. Jon, now 78 years old, is taking one last circumnavigation of the world. Jon stopped at Reunion Island, Cape Town, and St Helena Island, before making his port of call here in the BVI. He is now heading towards Panama.

Record-breaking Chris Bertish in BVI

Record-breaking Chris Bertish spoke at Nanny Cay tonight. The 42-year old South African has just paddled unassisted across the Atlantic on a SUP, landing in Antigua on Thursday 9th March 17, after 93 days at sea alone. Overcoming shark encounters, equipment failures, unfavorable trade winds, loneliness and huge swells, he became the first man to SUP across the Atlantic albeit 26 pounds lighter!

Golden Arc Expedition Stops At Nanny Cay

Hitting the beach at Nanny Cay marked the 695th mile of paddling for Durham University students George Parry and Will McMcCreadie. In a mission to raise funds and awareness for their Get Exploring Trust (GET), they are paddling completely unsupported 2,000 miles from Grenada to Miami on the Golden Arc Expedition.

Garbage Truck & Management

Nanny Cay has added an island-style garbage truck to its fleet of vehicles that includes Travelifts and backhoes. This new garbage truck will enable better management of garbage removal around the property.

Yachtsman Of The Year Ian Walker Joins BVI Youth Sailors Training Session

The Royal BVI Yacht Club youth sailing programme was treated to a special guest this week when world renowned sailor Ian Walker dropped by to join Tuesday's training session at Nanny Cay. The winning skipper of the 2014/2015 Volvo Ocean Race and double Olympic silver medalist visited the sailing centre at Nanny Cay and went out on the water with the team.

RiteWay Store opens At Nanny Cay

Nanny Cay personality, Genaker Cafe's, Devon “Best on de Island” Rowe was the local celebrity invited by Roadtown Wholesale LTD (RTW) management to cut the ribbon today for the official opening of the newest addition to the RTW chain of RiteWay Food Market

Chasing Bubbles: A Documentary About Alex Rust and His Sail Around the World

Chasing Bubbles is a documentary about the journey and spirit of Alex Rust, a farm boy turned day trader from Indiana who, at 25, abandoned his life in Chicago, bought a modest sailboat (called Bubbles) and set out to sail around the world. Alex began his sailing adventure right here in the BVI from Nanny Cay where he bought Bubbles a 39-foot sailboat, from BVI Yacht Sales.

Florida based tourism talk show goes live from Nanny Cay Resort & Marina

Listeners and fans of the weekly radio infotainment show, Talkin’ Tourism on Florida’s Treasure Coast, will learn more about vacation options in the British Virgin Islands when talk show host, Gary Guertin, is joined by Horizon Yacht Charters, Blue Water Divers and Nanny Cay Resort & Marina. The show will be broadcast live from Nanny Cay on Friday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will air on WPSL 1590 AM reaching listeners from Vero Beach to Jupiter, Florida. It also will be streamed worldwide live on www.wpsl.com.

This week, the programme will take a look at the sailing, diving and hotel experience offered by the featured guests.