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BVI Spring Regatta 2017: Tight Racing, Light Airs

Island Water World Racing, Frits Bus and Chuck Pessler won the IC24 One Design class. Photo: BVISR/www.ingridabery.com

Competitors in the 46th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta were only too happy to call it quits after one final race on the last day when extremely light air made for very shifty and challenging conditions. Little breeze translated to a very …

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Hitching a Ride on a RC44

RC44 Youth Program: Team CEEREF prepares to raise the sails prior to the start of a race. Photo: Todd VanSickle

Cedar International School senior Jason Putley sails a lot, so when he was given an opportunity to do a two-week internship with Team Aqua in the RC44 race series, he did not hesitate. “Everything they did, I did,” the 17-year-old …

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Caribbean News

AED Fund gives new AEDs to St. Croix, VI (from left): Sean Santos, VIPD/Marine/Training; Jason Henry, St. Croix Rescue Field Ops/Marine; Cher Will, AED Fund; Howard Forbes, Sr., DPNR Police/Environmental Enforcement;- Shauna Richards, Office of Sen. Sanes; -Mark Corneiro, VIPD Act. Deputy Chief, and Modestus John-Baptiste, St. Croix Rescue Asst. Chief.

Automatic External Defibrillators presented to Marine First Responders in St. Croix In December, the AED Fund presented new Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the St. Croix Rescue Squad, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR), the Virgin Islands Police Department Marine …

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Team BVI Wins 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships

Puerto Rico 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championship Winners BVI

Team BVI successfully defended its title by championing the 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships (CDC). Run under the auspices of the Caribbean Sailing Association, this is the first time in the CDC’s history that Puerto Rico has hosted this regatta. BVI …

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Optimists CLINICS in March at Royal BVI Yacht Club

An Optimist dinghy. Photo: Bilby/Gallery

In March, the Royal BVI Yacht Club are running a series of clinics under the guiding hand of Katelyn Woodman, head race coach of Frenchmans Bay Yacht Club, Canada. The clinics are for Optimists (Tuesday 18th, 25th March) and 420s (Sunday …

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Holmberg Wins Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race

Mother Nature played a decisive role in the 11th Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race, hosted by the Royal BVI Yacht Club on December 1st – 2nd. Eight teams from six nations waited in vain for the winds to fill in …

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Perfect Sailing Tortola Commodore’s Cup

Beautiful sunshine and a 15 knot breeze were perfect sailing Tortola for the Royal BVI Yacht Clubs Annual Commodores Cup sponsored by Island Shipping and Trading on Saturday 18th December. Race Officer Mike Kirk and his helpers got the fleets …

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