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BVI Sailing Regattas (Racing)

By: Stephen Leslie France, Editor - aLookingGlass | Last Updated: October 31, 2016

With the BVI renowned as the sailing capital of the world, subsequent to a sailing introduction, it may grab your interest to investigate why the sport is so loved on these islands. One of the best ways to learn how to sail, or to cement skills recently attained, is by racing in one of the many regattas and events scheduled in the BVI throughout the year. Alternatively, the weekly IC24 fleet races held at Nanny Cay Marina every Friday evening present the chance for beginners through to veterans to practice their skills.

Captains are always seeking crew, even if your only responsibility is ballast (extra weight). The IC24 skippers are true ambassadors to the sport and welcome new recruits (especially if they bring beer). They happily instruct newbies on sailing fundamentals. This is a fun, fast-paced, hands-on way to learn the terminology and basics of sailing.

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