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This Major Sponsors Return For 2024


As the 2024 BVI Spring Regatta approaches, three major long-term sponsors continue to support the event: Nanny Cay Resort & Marina, Mount Gay Rum, and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina.

Nanny Cay Resort & Marina

Nanny Cay has been host and presenting sponsor since 2002, providing the much-loved Regatta Village – party central with event stage, music, bars, food vendors, and many tall tales – and world-class marina facilities for hassle-free and convenient dockside life at the end of the race day.

Its full-service marina has berths for 320 boats. A Quantum Sails loft is on-site for overnight repairs. Nanny Cay also includes a 52-room hotel and waterfront townhouses for rental; restaurants and bars; a chandlery; a small supermarket; shops and boutiques; a dive shop; free WiFi service property-wide.

The Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup kicks of the two-day Sailing Festival in the lead up to the BVI Spring Regatta.

“Hosting the BVI Spring Regatta is a highlight of our year,” said Miles Sutherland Pilch, General Manager. “We have worked hard to to build one of the leading marinas in the Caribbean and it’s very satisfying to see so many competitors enjoying the regatta night life, a short walk from their berth.”

Mount Gay Rum

The ubiquitous Mount Gay Rum has been the drink of choice since the BVI Spring Regatta’s inception in 1972 and the tradition continues for 2024 as the Official Rum of the BVI Spring Regatta.

Mount Gay, the world’s oldest running rum distillery, will be front and centre in the Regatta Village with the Mount Gay Rum Bar, the much-coveted Mount Gay Rum “red cap”, giveaways and prizes.

The Mount Gay Rum Race Day kicks off the first of three days of racing for the 2024 BVI Spring Regatta. Class winners can expect to celebrate their success with a special tipple courtesy of Mount Gay.

“We proudly sponsor the world-renowned BVI Spring Regatta, celebrating our rich history as the oldest rum brand in the world. Our commitment to supporting Regattas in the Caribbean and around the world is a testament to our passion for adventure and exploration. This year’s festival promises to be a truly unforgettable experience, with exclusive Mount Gay gear, unforgettable entertainment, and expertly crafted aged rums. Join us in celebrating the spirit of discovery and the thrill of competition at the regatta village, where memories are made to last a lifetime.”

Scrub Island, Spa Resort & Marina

The Scrub Island Invitational on day two of the Sailing Festival takes competitors on a 12nm race up the Sir Francis Drake Channel to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. The relatively short race to Scrub Island gives sailors plenty of time to enjoy the outstanding Scrub Island hospitality. The 2024 race will be the fleet’s sixth visit to this exclusive island. Competitors are met with cold drinks and a sizzling BBQ on the deck overlooking the marina and anchorage. Very quickly crew members, sizzling themselves, seek the cooling waters of Scrub Island’s two-tier pool, where they work on the Caribbean art of bobbing with a cold one.

Scrub Island family now includes the old favourite, Marina Cay, and regular shuttles run between the resort, Marina Cay, and Trellis Bay.

“The Spring Regatta is a much-anticipated event, and something our entire team looks forward to supporting each year,” stated Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina General Manager Sandra Grisham- Clothier. “It’s a thrill to welcome both new and familiar competitors from all over the world to enjoy our private island paradise for a day.”