What defines a magnificent regatta? Ask anyone who sailed in the 40th Anniversary BVI Spring Regatta, and you'll hear the same thing: red-hot racing, professionally run courses, a family friendly regatta village, and—of course—ki

A single day of racing remains at the 40th Anniversary BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (March 28-April 3, 2011), and the tussle for podium places is getting serious.

Despite the calendar date, there were precious few pranks occurring today at the 40th Anniversary BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (March 28-April 3, 2011), where 122 boats assembled on four different racecourses

Intensity levels punched up several levels today at the 40th Anniversary BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (March 28-April 3, 2011) when racing commenced at the inaugural Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship

The atmosphere is pregnant with anticipation as the starting guns commence firing tomorrow at 1000 hours, local time, for the start of the Sailing Festival's annual Bitter End Cup.

The final countdown has begun and racing will commence next week at the 40th Anniversary BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival (March 28-April 3, 2011)

If sailing is your game, you've seen Mount Gay's iconic, red regatta hats. Since 1987, these distinctive baseball caps have come to represent far more than just a stylish sunshade-they've become an internationally recognized symbol

Virgin Limited Edition announced that Necker Belle, its 105ft luxury catamaran, will be racing in the 2011 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival taking place in the BVI between the 28th March and 3rd April

The BVI Spring Regatta is celebrating several important milestones at this year's event including the 40th anniversary and support from its oldest sponsors, Mount Gay Rum, Heineken and Road Town Wholesale (RTW)

Today was big at the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival.  Boats raced down from North Sound to Nanny Cay, competing in the Nanny Cay Cup, the last event of the BVI Sailing Festival.

It was one of those mornings when sails look more like hanging laundry than anything else. Wind conditions improved as the second day of racing for the BVI Spring Regatta wore on.

Although the clouds hung over all morning, there was wind from the north ranging from a low of 5 to a high of about 20 and later in the day, the sun came shining brightly over the 103 boat fleet

Today was layday at the Bitter End Yacht Club for all the participants in the 2010 BVI Sailing Festival.  Some used the day to remotely catch up in the office others fully enjoyed the lasers

The day dawned with perfect conditions for the forty-six boats racing in the Bitter End Cup, the first day’s racing of the 2010 BVI Sailing Festival.

Under a gorgeous moonlit sky, sailors mill around the bar enjoying tonight’s 2 for 1 Mount Gay specials.  Registration is officially closed for the BVI Sailing Festival.

Not many people would turn down a chance to win up to $350 in FREE drink tickets. Pre-register your boat for BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival and you might just win.

Two new courses for the likes of Tom Hill’s new Titan XV, Bill Alcotts’Andrew’s 68’, Equation and Caribbean based Salsi’s Bella Pita

New for 2010, the BVI Spring Regatta will host the BVI Windsurfing Championship.  This event will run concurrently with the 39th annual BVI Spring Regatta

The BVI has no pump-out stations, the BVI Spring Regatta has creatively embraced the "green" concept and in 2008 made some inroads by recycling glass and plastic.

he third and last day of the 2009 BVI Spring Regatta dawned with black clouds in the sky