Last year Triple Jack was on course to beat its own record before disaster struck.
Soma, a St John-based Formula 40 catamaran and frequent BVI visitor, smashed the Round Tortola Record yesterday in the first attempt on the Nanny Cay Challenge announced in February.
The Peg Legs Round Tortola Race will take place on Saturday, November 21st. This 36-mile event is in its 40th consecutive year of running and more than ever before bragging rights are on the table.
A week of strong northeast winds propelled the 54 sailboats in the 20th Anniversary Caribbean 1500 fleet from Hampton VA to Tortola, BVI.
After numerous line honours in the Round Tortola Race since her arrival in the BVI in 1997, Triple Jack claims overall victory of the Peg Legs Round Tortola Race
Nanny Cay Marina on Tortola, British Virgin Islands is expanding their chandlery ships store. This is a huge move for Tortola on the whole and expands their strength in the region.
Sailors from the BVI financial services industry do battle on the water to determine who has bragging rights over the other firms. This is a no-holds barred grudge match.