The Royal BVI Yacht Club

The home of sailing, in the sailing capital of the world

2016 Manhattan Yacht Club Trophy

In 2002 the Manhattan Yacht Club dedicated a trophy to the British Virgin Islands sailing community.  For several years it became a team challenge between the Royals and the Loyals...

...until in 2016 when we were delighted to add another team to the mix and compete against the MYC for their own trophy!

Roll of Honour:
Year Winning Club Winning Boat, skipper
2003 West End Yacht Club
2008 Royal BVI Yacht Club
2009 Royal BVI Yacht Club
2010 West End Yacht Club Grey Ghost
2011 Royal BVI Yacht Club Lime, Colin Rathbun
2012 Royal BVI Yacht Club
2013 Royal BVI Yacht Club Black Pearl, Colin Rathbun
2016 Royal BVI Yacht Club Pipe Dream, Chris Haycraft
2017 Royal BVi Yacht Club Black Pearl, Eddie Brockbank
16 boats raced for the 2017 Manhattan Yacht Club Trophy on Saturday with club honours at stake as well as the race win. Ultimately, it was the Royal BVI Yacht Club who retain the Statue of Liberty Trophy for another year, with three of the team taking the top four places.