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Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club

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10 April 2017
Tortola, BVI
White Gold For Team BVI at VIODA  |  2017 Governor's Cup Notice of Race
The BVI was represented by five sailors this weekend at the VIODA regatta in St Thomas.  Samuel Allen came home first in the white fleet (age 10 and younger) and Rayne Duff was third in the red fleet.

Ten races were sailed in Great Bay with a pleasant 10 to 12 knots on Saturday, decreasing on Sunday to 7-8 knots.  

Samuel Allen topped the podium in the white fleet, with steady results that included his first ever bullet in the Championship fleet in race three.  Finishing tenth overall is an excellent achievement since graduating from the green fleet in January this year.

Rayne Duff finished in fourth place overall and 3rd in the red fleet for sailors aged 13 and over.  With two bullets and three second place finishes it was a mixed event for Duff who has won his division at the past two editions of this event.

Ryan Lettsome had a challenging weekend at his first regatta racing in the blue fleet.  Lettsome finished in 18th overall with three top ten finishes.  Just two places behind was Kael Chalwell at only his second regatta in the Championship fleet, his best finish a ninth in race eight.  

Antonio Cisneros finished 23rd, racing in the Championship fleet for the first time and continues to make great improvements at every regatta he competes at.

VIODA is the second of the three regattas in the Triple Crown - the winners will be decided at the BVI Dinghy Championships on 20-21 May.

Thank you to the organizers and hosts, St Thomas Yacht Club, to The Moorings for the team mother-ship, to all the parents who helped with loading, unloading and meals and to John Puig and Taylor Penwell for looking after the team for the weekend.

Results
4. Rayne Duff (3rd red fleet)
10.  Samuel Allen (1st white fleet)
18.  Ryan Lettsome
20.  Kael Chalwell
23.  Antonio Cisneros


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2017 Governor's Cup Race
Image:  Team Spike - 2016 Winners
 
Notice of Race

The Royal BVI Yacht Club is pleased to announce the 2017 Governor’s Cup will take place on Saturday 22 April.
 
Entries are invited in Racing and Cruising classes.

The first warning signal will be at 11:00 and the start and finish will be off Nanny Cay.
 
Entry Fees:    RBVIYC/WEYC Members $25                  Non-Members $30
 
Registration will take place at the Peg Legs Beach Bar, Nanny Cay between 17.30 and 19:30 on Friday 21 April.
 
Sailing Schedule - April to June 2017

Our new schedule for the summer term is now online and includes all new adult classes and dinghy sailing on Sundays!

Please click on the button below to visit our website for the full schedule, prices, times and more information about the class content.
Summer Term Sailing Schedule
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2017 Easter Camp
2017 Royal BVI Yacht Club Membership

If you haven't yet renewed for this year or would like to join for the first time, it's not too late...click on the link below for the membership form or contact the office.
Click Here for the 2017 Membership Form

Next up for Team BVI Youth Sailors...


12-14 May - ISSA Mallory Double-Handed Championship (Club 420 - Sam Morrell)
19-21 May - BVI Dinghy Championships

 

Coming Up on the Royal BVI Yacht Club Calendar...

22 April - Governor's Cup

2017 BVI Dinghy Championships

19-20 May at Nanny Cay
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