BVI Spring Regatta wraps 33rd annual race

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BVI Spring Regatta wraps 33rd annual race

More than 130 boats representing 15 countries competed in the 33rd annual BVI Spring Regatta, April 2 to 4 at Nanny Cay Marina. Sixty boats entered the second annual BVI Sailing Festival, the low-pressure, three-day warm-up for the regatta.

Although light winds were seen throughout the two events, which span a week and started on March 31, a lot of racing was had in the British Virgin Islands.

“There was no point making them suffer on the water,” said Bob Phillips, regatta chairman, discussing the last day’s cancellation.