Tag Archives: Nanny Cay Marina

Caribbean News: Salty Dawgs Leave For U.S. in May

Salty Dawgs leave for US in May The Spring 2016 Salty Dawg Rally for experienced blue water sailors will depart Tortola in the British Virgin Islands for the Chesapeake and other points north on May 15th, following a series of …

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Competition & Cooperation at BVI Dinghy Championships

Colin Rathbun leads the way in the IC24 Class. Photo: Shakti Segura/photographyshatki.com

Hearty competition and whole-hearted cooperation proved the big news at this year’s BVI Dinghy Championships. The regatta, which took place May 17th to 18th out of Tortola’s Nanny Cay Marina, was the last of three events to decide the overall …

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Mount Gay Rum Sponsors the BVI Culinary Contest

Winner of Best Entrée, Chef Christine Hedeline on the yacht Maitai, wowed the judges with ‘braided’ Red Snapper accompanied with Stuffed Caribbean Vegetables

Captain Jan Robinson says, “Let’s raise our glasses to another very successful BVI Culinary Contest, sponsored by Mount Gay Rum.” Held during the 22nd British Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show hosted at the beautiful Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, the …

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Caribbean Salty Dawg Rally Sails On

Linda and Bill Knowles at the Salty Dawg Rally booth in Newport

What could be more salty than the Salty Dawg Rally? The Salty Dawg Rally starts November 4th from the Bluewater Yachting Center in Hampton, Virginia, and finishes in the British Virgin Islands, or the Bahamas, or the destination of your …

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Caribbean Fall Charter Yacht Show Preview 2013

Antigua Charter Yacht Show

The Caribbean’s crewed charter yacht season kicks off with three broker shows. These floating open houses not only feature an outstanding selection of well-outfitted yachts, they are also a chance for brokers to get to know the islands, island happenings …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update

Antigua – Jolly Harbour

September is the Caribbean’s peak month for hurricanes. It’s also one of the busiest months for boatyards. Here is a sampling of ‘What’s New’ in yards throughout the region.

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BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

With spectacular race courses and a great party atmosphere ashore the 42nd BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival was an absolute classic. Sailing Festival The racing programme kicked off with the Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup. Peter …

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BVI Charter Yacht Show Culinary Contest

Winning Chef Joseph Stiles of M/Y Freedom. Photo by All At Sea food columnist Jan Robinson

Some of the greatest chefs ever to take to the water made the BVI Charter Yacht Show Culinary Contest an outstanding success.  The event was held in November at the BVI’s flagship marine facility – Nanny Cay, a 200-slip marina …

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Triple Jack Snatches Back Round Tortola Race Record

The vintage Kelsall trimaran Triple Jack snatched back her Round Tortola Race record in October, flying around the island in 2 hours, 40 minutes and 18 seconds, taking ten minutes off the existing record set in April 2010. With Miles …

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BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival is the Highlight

 BVI Spring Regatta – 25 – 31 March, 2013   Racing takes place on the spectacular waters of the British Virgin Islands on three sailing playgrounds: the Atlantic Ocean, Sir Francis Drake’s Channel and the Caribbean Sea. Many sailors who return …

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Caribbean 1500 Rally to the Caribbean

The combination of tried and true and something new has been the formula for success for the World Cruising Club’s (WCC) Caribbean 1500 Rally. This year, 40 to 50 yachts will depart November 4th from Hampton, Virginia, some headed for …

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23rd Caribbean 1500 Cruisers Begin Arriving in Hampton

Largest and longest running sailboat cruising rally in North America heads to Caribbean at 12:00 noon on Sunday, November 4 On November 4, the largest and longest running sailboat cruising rally in North America, the Caribbean 1500, departs historic Fort Monroe …

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Caribbean Charter Yacht Show Preview

Photo courtesy of the Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting

If you have a crewed charter yacht, now is the time to sign up to show at one of the three charter yacht shows in the Caribbean. If you’re a broker, plan to attend all three in order to get …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update 2012

Rodney Bay Marina Boatyard. Courtesy of IGY Marinas

Here is the 2013 Caribbean Boatyard Update  Hurricane season is the prime time to haul boats for routine maintenance and repairs. Yet, during the peak of the Caribbean’s winter yachting season it’s good to know that there are a variety …

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No Racing on First Day of BVI Sailing Festival

Mother Nature Calls the Shots! There was no racing today, the first day of the BVI Sailing Festival. Principal Race Officer, Dave Brennan postponed the start of the race to Bitter End and indicated to the 48 competing yachts in …

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