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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.

(284) 345 2658

During the month of February the 70-tonne wide Travelift will be down for a major overhaul and service. The lift will be disassembled on January 28th, and will be back in operation for Monday March 4th. Please note during this time we will not be able to haul any boats which cannot fit on the 50-tonne smaller Travelift.

The new 50-tonne Travelift

Haul & Launch

Nanny Cay operates three travel-lifts. We have two 50-tonne lifts.  One is a 50-tonne Travelift, the other is a 50-tonne Acme Travel Lift.  Both are capable of lifting monohulls up to 68 feet long, 10 feet draft and weighing up to 50 tons.

The third lift is a wide-body 70-tonne Travelift, capable of lifting and moving catamarans up to 32′ beam and 70 tons in weight.


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

Wotta Lota Swan

February 6, 2009

The beautiful Swan 75 Lota ready to re-launched after her haul and bottom paint at Nanny Cay.  Design by German Frers she looks sleek and fast!

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…

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January 28th to March 3rd the 70-tonne wide Travelift will be down for a major overhaul and service. During this time we will not be able to haul any boats which cannot fit on the 50-tonne smaller Travelift