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Leverick Bay Poker Run: Fast Boats for Charity

Boaters register at Leverick Bay Resort and Marina prior to the start of the Poker Run. Photo by Freeman Rogers

On May 24, hundreds of boaters competed in the 14th annual Leverick Bay Poker. The event doled out large cash prizes and donated thousands of dollars to charity. According to co-organizer Javier Lopez from JL Marketing in Puerto Rico, 225 …

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BVI Poker Run Attracts More Than 200 Boats

Boats cut between Virgin Gorda (left) and Mosquito Island for the start of the Leverick Bay Poker Run. Photo by Todd VanSickle

Hundreds of boats zipped out of North Sound to start the 13th annual Leverick Bay Poker Run on May 25. The event attracted more than 200 boats from around the region and almost as many hands of poker were played, …

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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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Leverick Bay Dinghy Poker Run Wins for Charity

Virgin Gorda’s North Sound hasn’t seen pirates in hundreds of years, but recently the area was invaded during the sixth annual Leverick Bay Dinghy Poker Run. Instead of plundering and pillaging, about 100 people, dressed as pirates, collected cards at …

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VISAR’s Swim the Sound BVI and Waterworld

Female swimmers made the most wake during the fourth annual Swim the Sound fundraiser for Virgin Islands Search and Rescue on June 3rd in Virgin Gorda’s North Sound. The top finishers in the two and three mile races were Amanda …

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Leverick Bay Poker Run

The passengers aboard Top Gun of Tortola speed to the first stop at Scrub Island. Photo By Todd VanSickle

The Leverick Bay Poker Run on Virgin Gorda just keeps getting bigger and bigger, claims organizer Nick Willis. Eleven years ago only 15 boats participated, but now it has grown to more than 150 boats. “There were so many boats …

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