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BVI Bulletin – Jun 07

2007 VIRGIN GORDA FISHING FESTIVAL HUGE SUCCESS The Virgin Gorda Festival 2007 recently climaxed with a great line up of events. The entertainment at the food fair, included a local DJ and fungi bands Unity Vibes (Virgin Gorda) and Four …

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BVI Bulletin – Apr 07

WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO TRELLIS BAY? Trellis Bay is one of the most popular anchorages in the BVI.  The BVI government has recently approved the construction of an $80 million resort and golf course on Beef Island, making it the …

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BVI Bulletin – Mar 07

New BVI Guidebook Author Claudia Colli has published a guidebook on the BVI entitled "British Virgin Islands, Sheltered Isles of Sea and Sun." BVI Chief Minister, Dr. Orlando Smith, stated at her book opening, "Ms. Colli is no stranger to …

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BVI Bulletin – Feb 07

SAVE OUR MANGROVES – TAKE A STAND The BVI Fisherpersons Association recently organized a public forum at the East End Community Centre where attendees were urged to "stand up" and protest the Beef Island Golf & Country Club Resort – …

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BVI Bulletin – Jan 07

The St. Ursula launched at the Police Marine Base The BVI Marine Police launched a 55-foot boat recently that they hope will strengthen their crime fighting capabilities. Police Commissioner Reynell Frazer said that the new vessel will allow police to …

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BVI Bulletin – Dec 06

Congratulations are certainly underway for BVI Optimist champion Alec Anderson and four U.S. Virgin Islands sailing mates, Ian Barrows, Billy Gibbons, Alec Taylor and Alex Coyle, who recently took a one-week clinic in Lima Peru in order to tune up …

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BVI Bulletin – Nov 06

SHIP CAPSIZES IN TORTOLA The Bad News: a container ship traveling to the BVI from St. Martin capsized recently after taking on water, spilling its cargo of 1500 gallons of fuel into Brandywine Bay. There were also seven containers on …

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BVI Bulletin – Oct 06

BVI CHIEF MINISTER, DR. ORLANDO SMITH, AND BVI GOVERNOR DAVID PEAREY, SHARE ISLAND SLOOP SHOOT-OUT TROPHY Each year, at Festival time in the our islands, the BVI Chief Minister and Governor take their sailing teams to the water and perform …

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BVI Bulletin – Aug 06

VAL DOAN WINS NAVIGATOR AWARD AT BERMUDA RACE Congratulations are most definitely in order to the great sailing women of Team Wave on their recent win at the 100th Anniversary of the Newport Bermuda Race, which started in Newport and …

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BVI Bulletin – Jul 06

SEAPLANE SERVICE IS COMING TO VIRGIN GORDA In great news for those who live on Virgin Gorda – the BVI Legislative Council recently stated that it is investing $536,454 to accommodate regular seaplane traffic at Gunn Creek, North Sound. The …

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BVI Bulletin – Jun 06

WILLY-T SOUTH DROP FISHING CHALLENGE As much as we love our sailing, in the BVI, we also like to fish. In the Willy-T South Drop Fishing Challenge the fish weren’t biting but that didn’t seem to bother Kikker who topped …

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BVI Bulletin – May 06

A FESTIVAL AFLOAT 2006 The BVI Watersports Centre has done it again! 91 medals and 29 trophies were awarded to water sport entries as a result of courses taken this year at the Manuel Reef, Sea Cows Bay, facility. The …

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BVI Bulletin – Apr 06

YACHT CLUBS IN THE BVI HAVE NEW COMMODORES AND GREAT COMMERADERIE My sincere congratulations to both Claire Burke, of the Royal BVI Yacht Club, and Martin Van Houten, of the ‘Loyal’ West End Yacht Club, on their new roles of …

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BVI Bulletin – Mar 06

SAD STORY HAS HAPPY ENDING Molly Thompson, a North Carolina teenager, has won the hearts of KATS sailors in the BVI. Molly was visiting the BVI in 2004 with her parents and brother Sam. Sam was killed in an automobile …

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BVI Bulletin – Feb 06

CONGRATULATIONS TO CONCH CHARTERS Almost everyone in the BVI Sailing world knows Cindy Chestnut & Brian Gandey and Peter Twist, owners of Conch Charters. All At Sea joins the BVI marine community in congratulating these three on their new offices …

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BVI Bulletin – Jan 06

Twenty-four Anegada iguanas were released back to the wild on their home island, helping to prevent the extinction of these critically endangered reptiles for the third time in 5 years. They were part of the Head Start Program, which was …

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BVI Bulletin – Nov 05

PUSSERS’ SPONSORS PARTY IN THE “FRESHWATER CARIBBEAN” A Caribbean Theme was on hand in Michigan – Grand Traverse Bay, Marion Island, to be exact – to aid the festivities of the Latitudes & Attitudes Cruiser Party this summer.  The event …

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BVI Bulletin – Oct 05

PAUL CAYARD IS TO SKIPPER THE BLACK PEARL IN BRUCKHEIMER’S “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST” Being a writer does have its advantages –I do get to meet the most interesting people. Back in the 1990s, I covered one …

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