Fantasy Camp, Caribbean Style
Published on October 25th, 2013
Paradise, professional sailors and painkiller cocktails will converge as the Bitter End Yacht Club in Virgin Gorda, BVI hosts the 27th Annual Pro Am Regatta on October 26-November 2.
The list of events includes the Defiance Day Regatta and Scuttlebutt Sailing Club Offshore Championships, with racing to The Baths that includes snorkeling, beachcombing and Mound Gay Rum cocktails. The pros get kicked off the boats for the Scuttlebutt Sailing Club Championships, with the amateurs facing off in Lasers, Hobies, and IC24s. Finally, it’s all on for the Pro-Am fleet and match racing.
The elite skippers (and Scuttlebutt founder Tom Leweck) team up with resort guests for a ‘Fantasy Camp’ at one of the most pleasurable sailing venues on the planet.
2013 Pro-Am Professionals
Alec Anderson, native BVI-islander, 3-time College All American
Taylor Canfield, World #1 ranked match racing
Paul Cayard, America’s Cup fame
Dave Perry, match racing and rules guru
Zach Railey, Olympic medalist, Finn
Stephanie Roble, US #1 ranked match racing
Dave Ullman, too many accomplishments to list