For the past several weeks, construction equipment that previously was removing debris has instead been digging foundations. The well-known Bitter End Yacht Club in the British Virgin Islands is finally able to reconstruct its infrastructure. In addition, it anticipates reopening in October. Calling the reconstruction BEYC 2.0, the resort and marina team has been active
It’s been nearly a year since back-to-back hurricanes destroyed the famed Bitter End Yacht Club in the Caribbean. However, the rebuild has begun, with the megayacht Barnacle playing a central role. The Virgin Gorda-based resort and marina hosted many a megayacht over its 50-year history. Unfortunately, Hurricane Irma made a direct hit on North Sound,
The Bitter End Yacht Club, long a favorite megayacht destination in the British Virgin Islands, now has new slips and a better overall layout at its Quarterdeck Marina. “The previous facility was certainly more than sufficient and fit our needs in the 80s, 90s, and until recently,” Dana Hokin, the owner and managing director for
Tourism is a major moneymaker for the economy of the British Virgin Islands, as it is for many nations. Now comes word that the BVI tourist board is actively trying to attract more megayachts. The BVI premier and minister for tourism, Ralph T. O’Neal, recognizes that when a megayacht pays a visit to a port,
Today, Friday the 13th, may be considered one of the unluckiest days of the year, but next Tuesday, the Luck of the Irish will spread far and wide, thanks to it being St. Patrick’s Day. And what better day to bestow good fortune on the ocean–specifically, North Sound in Virgin Gorda. Confused? Don’t be.