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November 10th, 2019
BVI Spring Regatta adding Performance Cruising Class in 2020

NANNY CAY, VI- Due to the increase in ‘performance-oriented cruising,' organisers of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival said the performance cruising class would be added to the 2020 festival scheduled for March 30, 2020 to April 5, 2020.

October 24th, 2019
Willy T Race & Virgins Cup: Victoria Rowlette wins & Ladies celebrate 100

NANNY CAY, VI- Twelve-year-old Victoria Rowlette won the multi-hull class and overall honours at the 29th Willy T Race and Virgin’s Cup on Saturday October 19, 2019.

October 8th, 2019
Thad A. Lettsome wins sailing championship in USA

LEWIS BAY, Massachusetts, USA- Top Virgin Islands youth sailor, Thad A. Lettsome sailed to victory in the New England Schools Sailing Association (NESSA) Single Handed Championship held at Lewis Bay in Massachusetts, USA on October 5-6, 2019.

September 17th, 2019
Thompson retains Laser Masters title

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2019 Back to School Regatta and 2nd VI Laser Masters Championship took place on Saturday, September 14, 2019, with beautiful conditions out in the Sir Francis Drake Channel, with sailor Christian Thompson retaining his 2018 title.

August 6th, 2019
Lettsome sets sail as Malone jumps into Pan Am Games action

Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

LIMA, Peru, SA—Laser Sailor Thad A. Lettsome finally got the wind in his sail and made his debut in the 18th Pan Am Games sailing competition in Paracas, Peru yesterday, August 5, 2019 where he had two races, after the first two days of racing and four races were cancelled.

July 24th, 2019
Sailors Lettsome & Allen rep VI on global stage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two youth sailers out of the Virgin Islands (VI), Thad A. Lettsome and Samuel Allen continue to represent the VI on a number of prestigious sailing championships on the global stage.

July 4th, 2019
Sailors Lettsome & Allen to rep VI overseas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two Virgin Islands sailors, Thad A. Lettsome and Samuel Allen, will be proudly carrying the flag of the territory when they compete overseas later this month and August.

June 25th, 2019
Four VI athletes to represent @ Lima 2019 Pan Am Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Four athletes from the Virgin Islands (VI) were officially confirmed as members of the team who will represent the VI in track and field and sailing at the Lima 2019 Pan American (Pan Am) Games this Summer.

June 11th, 2019
Racist tourists bypassing local boat captains – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio host and Social Commentator, Julio S. Henry is imploring Her Majesty's Customs to look into a situation where "racist tourists" are allegedly now coming to the territory to sail and cruise, however, choosing to bring their own boat captain who "look like them".

May 21st, 2019
Allen, George & Thompson among winners @ 2019 BVI Dinghy C/ships

NANNY CAY, VI- Twenty one sailors across four classes enjoyed champagne sailing conditions on Saturday May 18, 2019 as they raced for the prestigious BVI Dinghy Championship titles.

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