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The Welcome Guide to the British Virgin Islands Magazine Article

August, 2017

  • 29 August

    View from the Ridge

    Travel the Ridge Road where history and nature come to life For some people Tortola evokes the image of sandy palm-fringed beaches. But for others, what comes to mind is their splendid backdrop, the soft green mountains that run upwards from the island’s shore. The mountains of Tortola are not the …

  • 21 August

    Inspiring Iguanas

    Anegada is the refuge for the rare Anegada rock iguana Anyone who has been there will tell you that Anegada is very different from the rest of the B.V.I. Sailors warn of the shallow waters that make passage to and from the island dangerous. Other visitors say it is the …

  • 11 August

    Down Memory Lane

    The author talks to her elders about their early life in the BVI Who would have believed 50 years ago that the BVI would develop into to the modern island we know today? Imagine someone living through the experience. Ever since I was a child I loved to hear my …

  • 1 August

    Miss BVI Pageant 2017

    Glamour and Elegance at the Miss BVI Pageant One of the premier events of the annual August Festival activities is the Miss BVI Pageant. It’s a night of sheer elegance, as young British Virgin Islands women compete for the coveted title that offers a myriad of opportunities for the winner. …

July, 2017

  • 8 July

    For Future Cruisers

    If you’re looking for a fun and educational way for the kids to pass the time this summer, the instructors at the BVI Yacht Club have got you covered with youth sailing camps at Nanny Cay. Kids ages 6 and up are welcome, but the club believes in safety first, …

June, 2017

  • 26 June

    An Artist with Big Dreams

    Henessy Smith expresses her creativity through imaginative and provocative art The year is 2025 and we are at an art show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The featured artist is an ambitious woman in the middle of a tour of the eastern United States. Art conscious visitors gaze in awe at portraits, entranced by …

  • 12 June

    So, You Want To Be A Sailor?

    Founded by legendary yachtsman Steve Colgate, the Offshore Sailing School has been teaching the land-bound to sail since 1964. S ailing, and in particular sailing in the Virgin Islands, is one of life’s greatest pleasures. You’re out there in nature – the sea, sun, wind and water are the ingredients that make for …

  • 12 June

    Summer Sizzle 2017

    Hot Fashions, Cool Celebrities Summer Sizzle, the BVI fashion event of the year, will once again be strutting its stuff in July. The much anticipated 2017 event brings celebrity guests, and international and local models together for a week of high fashion and glamorous events. This year’s celebrities include Taraji P. …

  • 8 June

    Party like a Black Boater

    The Black Boaters Summit celebrates its twentieth year   The Black Boaters Summit, a staple of the BVI cruising circuit, will be celebrating its 20th year this summer. Inspired by Paul Mixon, a travel agent and event planner specializing in the US African American community, BBS is comprised of a fun-filled …

  • 8 June

    Sea and Salsa at the Bitter End

    To complement the festivities, the popular yachting resort, The Bitter End Yacht Club, will be holding its 17th Sea and Salsa Celebration, bringing world-class cuisine, water sports activities and entertainment to the event from July 21-24. There will also be a lobster fest, a scavenger hunt and a cooking demonstration …