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It’s a Wrap! The 50th Anniversary of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Concludes

Apr 3, 2023

Seventy boats and five days of outstanding racing in champagne BVI conditions concluded on Sunday with a fabulous firework display presented by the BVI Government in celebration of the successful conclusion of the 50th Anniversary of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. Hundreds of competitors, their families, and friends as well as many from…

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Cape 31 Flying Jenny Takes First in Class and Wins the Nanny Cay Cup

Mar 29, 2023

Under BVI blue skies and warm trade winds, the Cape 31 Flying Jenny won class in today’s race around Tortola, also taking home the Nanny Cay Cup for fastest corrected time (4:19:17) – the first time that the race has been sailed in the BVI Spring Regatta since 2019. “We have an amazing team around…

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Ting Too

Ting Too Takes Round Tortola 2022

Nov 15, 2022

Seven boats took on the 2022 Nanny Cay Round Tortola Race on Saturday 12 November in a race that will go down in history as one of the longest on record!

Last away but first home was Ting Too, Chris Haycraft’s Corsair 31, posting an elapsed time of 5 hours 41 minutes and 58 seconds and getting his name on the trophy for the second consecutive year.

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Nanny Cay To Host 50th BVI Spring Regatta; Registration Open

Sep 15, 2022

Clear your schedule for March 27-April 2, 2023, and sign up today to join the party in 2023 for the 50th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival.

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Ting A Ling Grabs 2021 Round Tortola Race Crown

Nov 16, 2021

Ten boats lined up on Saturday for the 2021 edition of the Nanny Cay Round Tortola Race. 12 to 15 knots of breeze, sunshine and the odd shower to cool things down made for perfect sailing conditions! Beating up the channel the fleet turned left at Beef Island, took the inside line to leave Scrub,…

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BVI Spring Regatta Opens Registration

Nov 15, 2021

2022 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival confirmed to take place March 29 – April 3. Five days of sailing around the British Virgin Islands.

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2021 Round Tortola Race This Weekend

Nov 9, 2021

The 2021 edition of the Nanny Cay Round Tortola Race will take place on Saturday 13 November.  Entries are invited to compete in Racing, Cruising and Multihull Classes.

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Nanny Cay Hotel Opens New Seaview Wing

Oct 29, 2021

Superior rooms on the ground and first floors and Premium rooms on the top floor, each room has over 400 square feet of cool interior space and breezy balcony with views over the Sir Francis Drake Channel and outer marina.  The additional nine rooms will open on December 1st.

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SailClear countries

BVI Now Using SailClear As Pre-Arrival Portal

Oct 16, 2021

For vaccinated crews, the BVI Customs Department is now using as its pre-arrival registration portal. Captains planning to visit the British Virgin Islands should register at the site and complete the required arrival notification. In addition to boat and crew details, vaccination cards, negative Covid test result certificates, and medical insurance will need to be uploaded. Everyone onboard over 5 years old is required to take the antigen rapid test on arrival.

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The new 50-tonne Travelift

Dry Sail Programme For 2021/2022 Winter Season

Aug 30, 2021

Nanny Cay has introduced a cost-saving Dry sail Programme for the Winter 2021/2022 season November 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022. For a minimum stay of five months, storage in the boatyard includes five free haul and launches and discounted marina rates once afloat. Boatyard storage for a 49-foot yacht including five haul and launches…

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Private Vessels & Crew Now Allowed To Enter The BVI

Jul 22, 2021

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the “COVID-19: Small Vessel Entry Protocol and the COVID-19: Water Taxi Protocols”. This new protocol allows private vessels (under 78 feet in length) and crew to enter the British Virgin Islands. The protocols are as follow: 1) All adults aboard must be fully vaccinated. 2) All adults…

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Quarantine & Race In The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Jan 21, 2021

Organisers are full speed ahead on the 2021 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (BVISR) having developed an outline plan that will allow competitors to quarantine and race in the Sailing Festival at the same time. The BVISR is scheduled to take place on March 29- April 4, 2021. The event starts with the Sailing…

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