BVI Spring Regatta 2016

BVI Regatta This event runs from March 27th-April 4th 2016 (TBC), and is made up of two parts, the sailing festival and the Spring Regatta. The first one involves two passage races which are good fun, informal and can be used for training, and the festival involves a fun party day at Virgin Gorda's Bitter End Yacht Club. The second part is the BVI Spring Regatta for some more serious round the cans racing, as well as an excellent party scene at Nanny Cay.

What to expect:
On arrival in the BVIs, after joining Skyelark in Nanny Cay you'll have the chance to meet your fellow crew members and have some time to relax, explore the area and settle in onboard. Next will be our training day where we focus on getting used to the boat and finding your sea legs as we practise safety drills, boat manoeuvres and sail handling out on the water.

The next day is a passage race to the famous Bitter End Yacht Club. This is a second training day where we will concentrate on getting the best out of the boat, finding crew positions, trimming and spinnaker work.

On the 29th March we race back from the Bitter End Yacht Club, and then the 1st - 3rd April is racing in the Regatta.

In the evenings you can expect a crew dinner ashore followed by as much of a party scene as you would like. The atmosphere around the BVIs is buzzing with a variety of different parties and socials to attend during the week.

Why Skyelark?
BVI RegattaSkyelark is a performance cruising yacht, owner operated with a professional crew who annually compete in many of the Caribbean and European race regattas. Onboard there is a professional skipper and mate who provide training and coaching to help you get the most of the experience and guarantee a memorable, safe and exciting experience on and off the water.

Skyelark is a stunning yacht with classic good looks that gets you noticed (and looks great in the photos). She is also a joy to sail and is designed for the stronger trade wind sailing that the Caribbean offers, making her very competitive in class. Down below there is a choice of single bunk beds or double cabins.

Price: £1,100 per person, £8,000 for whole-boat charter. Please contact us for more details!

Key Facts

What's included:

  • Two training days.
  • Accommodation on board (if required).
  • Use of all safety equipment.
  • Professional skipper and mate.
  • Racing lunches, snacks and refreshments.
  • Yacht berthed in the event village at Nanny Cay.
  • Crew t-shirt.

What's not included:

  • Flights and transfers.
  • Personal insurance.