VIDEO: 47th BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival:
The 2018 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival was held March 26 to April 1 in Tortola, British Virgin IslandS.
Fleet takes shape for Newport Bermuda:
One hundred ninety-five boats have submitted entries before the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race “application for entry” deadline, and while some pre-start attrition is normal when a fleet faces 635 ocean miles across the Gulf Stream, a diverse fleet of 180 to 190 boats should cross the line on June 15th. That would make it the biggest fleet since 2010, when 193 boats finished the race.
The race, which is co-organized by The Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, offers several other divisions for different types of boats and competitors, which truly makes this event seven races in one.
The 2018 field has the usual excellent turnout of nearly 150 cruiser- an…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Fleet takes shape for Newport Bermuda, Editor