2019 BVI SPRING REGATTA
PROUD SPONSOR & HOST SINCE 2002
Although BVI borders are currently closed, the postponement flag is being lowered for the 2020 BVI Spring Regatta. The regatta, now scheduled for October 23-25, 2020, was postponed on Friday March 13th as the Covid-19 lockdowns began, just days from the start of the 49th edition of the event. But now, multiple classes, three days of great racing, and…Read More
Superb racing competition, conditions and camaraderie await sailors of all levels at the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. In just six weeks, some 800 sailors and crew from around the world will descend on the beautiful island of Tortola to take advantage of springtime Caribbean race conditions.Read More
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL COMPETITORS! WE HOPE YOU HAD A GREAT WEEK AND THANKS FOR COMING!
LATEST NEWS FROM THE BVI SPRING REGATTA
In addition to being The Official Rum of the BVI Spring Regatta (BVISR), Mount Gay Rum will sponsor the first day of the Regatta on Friday March 29th as Mount Gay Race Day.
Following the BVI Sailing Festival, three days of competitive racing will kick off at 1000 on Friday March 29, with the new Mount Gay Race Day where around 90 boats and sailors from 20 countries will test their mettle on some of the world’s best waters for sailing.
With just a few weeks to go before the 48th annual BVI Sailing Festival and Spring Regatta, the entry list is now at 80 boats, with an anticipated final count of at least 90.
The Offshore Multihull fleet has steadily grown in the BVI Spring Regatta and this year, John and Carol Gallagher are looking forward to competing in their Gunboat 62 Chim Chim.
With under eight weeks to go before the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, 60+ boat crews have their flights booked and are well on their way to the sunny BVI.
Nanny Cay Resort & Marina has the been host sponsor of the BVI Spring Regatta since 2002. The crew is already working hard to prepare for the 48th edition, March 25-31, 2019.
The Regatta Village was newly located at the outer marina last year and in 2019 it will boast 100 slips along with full provisions of ice, water, power and fuel and the inner marina is expected to be complete with 200 slips.
87-year old Robin Tattersall Sweeps Well Deserved Awards; Nanny Cay Staff Receive Hard Earned Spirit and Enthusiasm Award
On the final day of racing in the 47th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta, which ended on a light note along with plenty of cold beer, sunshine and smiles, the story was really about the fantastic job Nanny Cay and the regatta organizers have done to make this year's BVI Spring Regatta event happen post Hurricane Irma.
Conditions were light overall with 10-12 knots on the Sol course and 8-10 knots on the Norman course, from a north easterly direction. Sunscreen – lots of it – was the call for the day as sailors raced under brilliant sunny skies. The lighter air today favored some, resulting in shifts on the leaderboard.