The Nanny Cay Resort and Marina in Tortola hosted the 2021 Charter Yacht Society Boat Show from November 3-6. Over 100 charter brokers attended the event which included yacht inspections, themed cooking competitions, and seminars. Although there were just nine yachts present at the charter show, another 7 yachts, and their crews attended virtually.
Below are the BVI Yacht-Show 2021 Winners- All great choices for your next BVI or Caribbean yacht charter vacation.
Cocktails and Canapes Competition
The winner for best canape went to Tara Phelan of the 62-foot Privilege Alliauura sailing catamaran ELYSIUM. Runner-up was Chef Tyler Dawson of sailing catamaran Privilege 64 SEGUNDO VIENTO.
Chef Tara of Elysium has a herb garden onboard Elysium and shares gardening tips with other yacht chefs.
For the best cocktail, Captain Graham Gips from 44-foot Fountaine Pajot ALLENDE took home first place. Captain Jeff Nichols from 58-foot Fountaine Pajot PORT TO VINO was runner-up. Allende will be in Maine for its last charter season summer of 2021.
Additionally, Best Cocktail and Canape team award went to Chef Tara Phelan and Captain Matt Mullins of ELYSIUM.
BVI Yacht Show: Best In Show
For the yachts, SEGUNDO VIENTO received first place and ALLENDE was runner up.
Share Our World Award
Last but not least, the Addison SHARE OUR WORLD Award went to Graham and Kristiann Gips of ALLENDE.
The Charter Yacht Society (CYS) is a registered non-profit organization that began in 1982 by independent owners of crewed charter boats based in the BVI. In fact, it is the only BVI government-recognized body within the crewed yacht industry.