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MARINA

Modern Naturally Sheltered Marina

A modern and naturally sheltered marina with berths for 320 yachts with two fuel docks; pump out station; 120/220V electricity; luxury shower facilities and restrooms; water and ice from Nanny Cay’s own R/O plant; garbage disposal; 100% site-wide backup power.

Marina Reservation

Reservations can be made with the Marina office, subject to availability, by VHF Channel 16, phone, fax, email and regular mail.

(284) 394 2512

NEW BVI ARRIVAL PROTOCOLS

Updated November 18, 2021

COMMERCIAL AIR & FERRY

Effective October 1st, fully vaccinated travellers do not need to complete the BVI Gateway Portal.

Effective November 16th; The new protocols, for any traveller who has received the second COVID-19 vaccine no less than two (2) weeks before entry to the Virgin Islands and their accompanying minors (vaccinated or unvaccinated), are as follow:

1) On arrival each vaccinated traveller must:

a) Provide results of a negative PCR test or antigen rapid test no older than 48 hours.

b) Provide proof of vaccination (card or otherwise).

c) Provide medical insurance (visitors only) which includes minimum approved coverage for: COVID-19 medical costs including hospitalisation; doctor’s visit and prescriptions medical repatriation; quarantine accommodation costs.

d) No arrival test is required and you will be free to enjoy the Virgin Islands.

2) If a fully vaccinated traveller cannot obtain a pre-arrival test within 48 hours of arrival, on arrival they must:

a) Present a negative PCR test or antigen rapid test no older than five (5) days.

b) Provide proof of vaccination (card or otherwise).

c) Provide medical insurance (visitors only) which includes minimum approved coverage for: COVID-19 medical costs including hospitalisation; doctor’s visit and prescriptions medical repatriation; quarantine accommodation costs.

d)Take an antigen rapid test. If the test results are negative, you will be free to enjoy the Virgin Islands.

Each traveller must pre-register for the rapid antigen test (cost $50) at intended arrival point:

West End Ferry Terminal (Currently approved for Water Taxis and Private vessels only) – https://westend.bvi.care/

Road Town Ferry Terminal – https://rtferry.bvi.care/

Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport – https://airport.bvi.care/

Partially vaccinated, unvaccinated adults, unaccompanied minors who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, any other person not covered by the fully vaccinated portal exemption entry protocols must still register on the BVI Gateway Portal.  It is likely that minors will be required to take the antigen rapid test on arrival.

Revised COVID-19 PROTOCOLS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021

Revised COVID-19 PROTOCOLS - NOVEMBER 16

 

PRIVATE & CHARTER VESSEL

Effective October 1st, fully vaccinated crewmembers do not need to complete the BVI Gateway Portal.  However, all boats must register and submit arrival notification with www.sailclear.com

The new protocols as of 16 November 2021, for any crewmember who has received the second COVID-19 vaccine no less than two (2) weeks before entry to the Virgin Islands, are as follow:

1) All crew need to arrive with a negative test. If you are tested within 48 hours of arrival to the BVI and have a negative certificate, you will NOT need to test on arrival at the port of entry. 

If you fall outside of this window, each crew member must pre-register for a rapid antigen test (cost $50) at intended arrival point on the following links:

West End Ferry Terminal – https://westend.bvi.care/

Road Town Ferry Terminal – https://rtferry.bvi.care/

2) Every Vessel needs to sign up with www.sailclear.com 

All crew onboard must upload the following to the website:

  1. Vaccination cards
  2. Negative Covid test result certificate from their departure country.
  3. Medical insurance (visitors only) which includes minimum approved coverage for: COVID-19 medical costs including hospitalisation; doctor’s visit and prescriptions medical repatriation; quarantine accommodation costs.  Click here for insurance options.

3) On arrival at requested port of entry have copies of, and be prepared to present:

a) Standard BVI Customs and Immigration entrance papers (Can be obtained on arrival)
b) Boat registration
c) Maritime Declaration of Health (download)
d) If your vessel is being stored in a boatyard for hurricane season, a letter or contract from the provider will be helpful.

4) On arrival each vaccinated crewmember must go ashore:

a) Present the medical certificate showing a negative Covid test.  The test does NOT have to be valid within the 5 day timeline as specified previously. 

b) Provide proof of vaccination (card or otherwise).

c) Boat registration

d) Provide medical  insurance (visitors only).

e) Take an antigen rapid test. If the test results are negative, you will be free to enjoy the Virgin Islands.

Partially vaccinated, unvaccinated, unaccompanied minors who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, any other person not covered by the fully vaccinated portal exemption entry protocols must still register on the BVI Gateway Portal

Minors over 5 years old are required to take the antigen rapid test on arrival.

Complete details: Revised COVID-19 PROTOCOLS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021

Revised COVID-19 PROTOCOLS - NOVEMBER 16

Please note the two entrances to Nanny Cay, and the yellow hazard buoys we are using to mark reef between the two channels, and give some visual separation between the two channels.

Please call the Marina Dockmaster on VHF 16/68 just prior to your arrival so we can have staff ready to take your lines and assist with your arrival. The marina office is open from 8am to 6.30pm, 365 days a year.

Nanny Cay Inner Marina & Channels high res

Outer Marina & Inner Marina

Nanny Cay has berths for 320 yachts, 120 in the Outer Marina, and 200 in the Inner Marina. We can accommodate up to eight megayachts: four 140-foot and two 120-foot megayachts in the inner marina; and two up to 100-feet in the outer marina.

Fuel is available in both marinas, water and ice is served in the inner marina.

Useful Information

Pets & Animals

All animals entering the territory must be declared at customs. All pets must have current health certificates and vaccinations, especially with respect to rabies. Contact the Chief Agricultural Officer (284-494-3701 ext 6123) for details of clearance regulations before entering BVI waters with a pet. For further advice, contact the BVI Humane Society at 284-494-2284.

Dock Trolleys

These are available from the marina office. There is no charge for the use of dock trolleys. Trolleys which are not returned will be billed in full to the boat to which they are registered.

Showers and Restrooms

One block is near the boatyard for those of you up to your arms in engine oil! Our main shower area and restrooms are located behind the Hotel foyer.  Restrooms are also located near the Beach Bar and Genaker Cafe.

Marina Rules and Regulations

A full set of marina rules and regulations is contained in the Berthing Agreement or can be downloaded here. The following is a summary of some specific rules:

  • The speed limit in the marina is five knots. This applies to all vessels including dinghies.
  • No use of heads is allowed in the marina.
  • Halyards should be tied off to prevent slapping at night.
  • No swimming is allowed in the marina.
  • Generators should not be run in the marina after 7pm.
  • Barbeques are not permitted to be used onboard yachts or in the dock area.

Marina News

SailClear countries

BVI Now Using SailClear As Pre-Arrival Portal

October 16, 2021

For vaccinated crews, the BVI Customs Department is now using www.sailclear.com 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

August 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

July 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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Nanny Cay Gold Seal Approved For International Guests

Nanny Cay Gold Seal Approved For International Tourists

December 7, 2020

As part of the BVI’s reopening protocols all tourism businesses need Gold Seal approval. Nanny Cay has completed all the requirements and is Gold Seal Approved by the BVI Government. We are an official quarantine facility for boat- and land-based guests, and are also welcoming guests to our marina and hotel after they have completed…

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Ocean Cruising Club appoints Port Officer for the British Virgin Islands

July 14, 2010

The Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) committee has appointed Miles Sutherland-Pilch, general manager for Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, as the Club’s Port Officer for the British Virgin Islands.

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Meridian – The Largest Yacht To Ever Dock At Nanny Cay

December 10, 2009

Meridian dwarfs the other yachts, including the 90-ft Bjorg IV, on ‘A’ dock. Click image to enlarge.Meridian, a 161-foot yacht built by Mississippi-based Trinity Yachts, now holds the distinction of being the largest ever vessel to dock at Nanny Cay.  S/V Bossy Boots at 140 feet, held the previous record.

This tri-deck 161 ft. x 28 ft. motoryacht is capable of a cruising speed of 22 knots and carries approximately 16,700 gallons (63,215L) of fuel.  She has a fresh water capacity of approximately 2,700 gallons (10,220). The two water makers will generate 2,400 gpd. (15,898 lpd.) each. For stabilization and especially to ensure comfort in an exposed anchorage, she has been fitted with two (2) active fin system with Zero Speed by Quantum.

Meridian can accommodate an owner’s party of ten in five spaciously planned staterooms in mahogany with en suite baths exquisitely finished with inlaid marble.  Each of the four guest staterooms are located below the main deck.  There are two with king size berths, two with twin berths.

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