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Victor International, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) and Boat International Media once again joined forces to host the second edition of the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous which was held on March 14-17, 2012 in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The highlight of the Caribbean season, this exclusive four-day event, for superyacht owners and their guests, celebrated the opening of the highly anticipated Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Virgin Gorda (YCCS VG), the premier superyacht marina base in the Caribbean. The event was a huge success with a fleet of 28 sailing and motor superyachts in attendance for the four days of racing, cruising, and fabulous parties and receptions. The clubhouse debuted this season, marking the official completion of the new yacht club and marina. Developed by Victor International to the highest standards of design and construction, YCCS VG is linked to the new Oil Nut Bay Luxury Resort Community and Beach Club, and Biras Creek, a Relais & Chateau property.
The Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous brings together the world’s yacht enthusiasts to take advantage of the best cruising waters in the Caribbean. The privileged guests of this unique event were among the first to experience the magnificent Clubhouse at YCCS VG as well as enjoy the new Oil Nut Bay Beach Club.
With an idyllic location strategically positioned in the protected waters of the North Sound, Virgin Gorda - one of the safest, natural harbors in the Caribbean - YCCS VG is situated to take full advantage of the region’s renowned sailing waters. The superyacht racing portion of the event was organized by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the renowned yachting association known for running international top-class sporting and superyacht events. Among those participating were sailing yachts Zefira, sailing yacht of the year; Hanuman, last year’s regatta winner; M/Y Chanticleer, a Classic 1973 Burger and M/Y Icon, among many others.
Set amidst lush landscapes, pristine beaches and protected anchorages, the new yacht club & marina features easy access to the best of what BVI has to offer. Echoing the YCCS tradition of excellence, YCCS VG offers exceptional amenities and hospitality services including an external bar, pool, boutique, gym, wine bar and a restaurant capable of hosting up to 150 guests. The state-of-the-art Marina boasts 38 slips for yachts up to 100 meters length and 9 meters draft and features extensive on-board provisioning services, crew facilities and on-site customs clearance. Yacht owners and guests also have access to Biras Creek Resort facilities including fine dining, a spa, beach and sports activities.
For more information please visit Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous.
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