Monday, March 12, 2012

Superyachts Descend On The North Sound Virgin Gorda, BVI

Two days to go until the start of the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous and the yachts have started to descend on the beautiful North Sound at the top of Virgin Gorda in the BVI. The event will run for 4 days from the 14th - 17th March, which brings together sail and motor Superyachts with their owners, family and friends for an action packed 4 days. The event is organized by Boat International Media and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS).

Sailing yacht owners will experience 3 days of racing in the wonderful sailing conditions of the BVI, the racing will be run under the IRC rating system. There will be a fleet start for the racing division and a pursuit start for the cruising division.

Motor yacht owners are invited to follow the racing around the course. A daytime program encouraging owners and guests to use their yachts and toys to the maximum will include a Cruise in Company, a tender based treasure hunt around North Sound, Chef and Cocktail competitions along with water sports and plenty of family entertainment.

Some of the yachts at the event will include:


  • Bliss, 120ft, Yachting Developments
  • Hanuman, 138ft, Royal Husiman
  • Lady B, 145ft, Vitters Shipyards
  • Marie, 180ft, Vitters Shipyards
  • Zefira, 163ft, Fitzroy Yachts
  • P2, 125ft, Perini Navi
  • Firefly, 115ft, Claasen Shipyards
  • Bartender (ex Nomade), 119ft, Tansu Yachts
  • Icon, 205ft, Icon Yachts
  • Komokwa, 135ft, Horizon
  • One More Toy, 155ft, Christensen
Mega Yacht Global will be bringing you exclusive coverage throughout the event.

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