Nanny Cay operates a full service boatyard on Tortola providing the discerning boat owner with every possible service and facility necessary to keep their vessel in ship-shape condition.

Quality Commitment

The Boatyard staff at Nanny Cay understand that hauling a vessel can be a concern for many boat owners. We are on hand at all times to offer any friendly advice or guidance that you may require. No job is too small or too big for our staff and the associated businesses that operate here at Nanny Cay. Our goal and commitment to you is that as you head out of Nanny Cay’s breakwater and set a course into the wild blue yonder, you leave knowing that whatever work you had done here was completed to the highest standard and with the utmost care and attention.

Boatyard Reservation

Reservations can be made, subject to availability, by VHF Channel 16, phone, fax, email, regular mail or by visiting the boatyard office. Reservations made more than 24 hours in advance must be supported by a credit card or other form of deposit.

(1 284 394 2512 ext 2 | VHF Channel 16/68

The new 50-tonne Travelift

Haul & Launch

Nanny Cay operates two Travelifts: one is a 50-tonne Travelift capable of lifting monohulls up to 68 feet long, 10 feet draft and weighing up to 50 tons; the second is a wide-body 70-tonne Travelift capable of lifting and moving catamarans up to 32′ beam and 70 tons in weight. The boatyard also has two hydraulic trailers.


Boatyard Services

Our fully stocked chandlery is available on-site providing all the necessary boatyard materials and a wide range of sailing necessities including charts, lines, fenders, flares etc.



There is twenty-four hour security operating in Nanny Cay. There will be be one or two security guards patrolling the grounds at all times. They can be contacted by either calling 340 1977 or the hotel reception.

Latest Boatyard News

Formula 40 Soma – looking good

January 5, 2009

Formula 40 Soma in the Nanny Cay boatyard (click to enlarge)Formula 40, Soma, from the US Virgin Islands was recently in the Nanny Cay boatyard for its annual haulout. It recently left but not before we added a little something extra to its look.

Soma is a charter catamaran and operates out of St John in the US Virgin Islands. She is available for daysail, term charter, and racing charters.

The Never Ending Search For Boatspeed…

January 5, 2009

bmobile ready for painting (click to enlarge)The owner of bMobile, an IC24, turned his boat upside for its latest “bottom job”.  Class rules state that bottom paint must be applied with a roller or brush and painting the hull upside down seemed the obvious solution to minimize drips and get a smoother, faster finish. A…