Bitter End Yacht Club to Debut New World-Class Marina Facilities for 2019-2020 Season

The Bitter End Yacht Club (BEYC) will re-open its marina village this season in its iconic location of North Sound, Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands

The Bitter End Yacht Club (BEYC) will re-open its marina village this season in its iconic location of North Sound, Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands. The timing marks just over two years after the BEYC received a structure-leveling blow by Hurricane Irma.

“We have a unique opportunity to return to our roots by welcoming back the sailing, yachting and watersports communities first,” says Richard Hokin, the BEYC’s managing owner. “Bitter End launched in the 1960s as a hangout for adventurous sailors and has evolved over the last 50 years to become the world’s favorite playground for those who have a passion for playing in, on and around the water.”

The all new, world-class facilities include a two-story open-air marina complex featuring a lounge with expansive views of the North Sound and setting sun, enhanced amenities such as marina wide WIFI, upgraded bathing facilities, and hospitality offerings that will make even the most sea-worn sailor feel right at home. Venturing north from the marina along the BEYC’s new and greatly enhanced beach, watersports enthusiasts will find the legendary watersports center featuring an all new Club Fleet available to visiting boaters, Virgin Gorda villa guests, day visitors and locals. These include Hobie Waves, Lasers, 420s, Sunfish, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards as well as cutting edge watersports toys. Snorkel trips to nearby reefs, sailing, kiting and diving lessons, and a myriad of guided adventures led by the beloved watersports crew will continue to be part of the BEYC’s robust activities program. beyc.com

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Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian.