2019 BVI SPRING REGATTA
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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
A brilliant day on the water made for thrilling starts in the CSA Racing division and close sailing for the top three finishers in all divisions. ”It was really a terrific day,” Dave Brennan, Principal Race Officer for the Racing Division, said. “We worked in a lot of windward leewards, and sailing around the rocks…
Today was a day of prep and practice, onshore and offshore for a full weekend of racing ahead. Blue skies and a 15 knot breeze motivated many of the 66 boats registered to race this weekend’s BVI Spring Regatta to take advantage of a perfect day on the water to polish maneuvers, while others were preoccupied shoreside getting equipment race ready.
A fun reach in 15+ knots under sunny skies to the finish of the inaugural ABSOLUT.® Full Moon Race was welcomed by race winners, Belgian team Samantaga, especially after toughing out a night of big breeze and plenty of rain.
Samantaga finished the 165 NM around the BVI race in 24 hours, 35 minutes and 4 seconds.
It was a very challenging day for the all the classes who started the Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup. With a breeze that clocked the compass amidst squalls and at times, no breeze whatsoever. race officials shortened the course mid-afternoon to allow several boats to finish within the allotted time.
It’s business as usual around the docks at Nanny Cay as hundreds of sailors from around the world prepare for the first major event to be held in the British Virgin Islands since Hurricane Irma – the BVI Spring Regatta.
The 47th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta (BVISR), taking place March 26-1 April, will be the first major international event held since Hurricane Irma and Maria tore through the islands last September.
Everyone has worked tirelessly since the devastating hurricanes to ensure that the regatta, which this year includes an exciting new full moon event offering competitors a chance to race around the beautiful British Virgin Islands, will go ahead.
The 2018 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival kicks off with a four-day warm-up, followed by the main three-day regatta from 26th March to 1st April.