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Now the storms have passed, we are back to work repairing the damage and preparing to reopen on December 1st. Over the next few weeks we will be working hard repairing the marina and will soon be offering the full range of marina services available before the storm. Despite the fact we are currently closed… Read More

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  The first leg of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), one of the highlights of the international sailing calendar, gets underway from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on November 20th 2016. The rally – a 2,700 nautical mile journey across the Atlantic Ocean to the finish line at Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia – is… Read More

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The story of the Salty Dawg Rallies starts in the fall of 2011 when a number of boats decided to forgo the Caribbean 1500 event and instead opted to sail south together. Such was the success of the informal non-rally cruise that in the following months the number of interested sailors rose and the Salty… Read More

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  Penn’s Landing is well equipped to deal with most problems when a yacht limps into the marina, but what happens when the engine cuts out while at sea?  Fortunately, the wonders of modern technology enable our mechanics to assist and advise yacht owners in difficulties, no matter where they are in the BVI.  Email… Read More

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For hundreds of years, the BVI has provided a safe haven for sailors (and pirates!) with its sheltered bays and gently sloping sandy beaches and cays providing ideal locations for maintenance and repair work.  Penn’s Landing Marina, located in the well-protected Fat Hog’s Bay, continues this tradition.   Last month, Penn’s Landing was contacted by… Read More

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   Catching the prevailing easterlies, we set a course from Tortola’s West End, up the Sir Francis Drake Passage and over to Cooper Island’s Manchioneel Bay, where we stopped for a spot of lunch and were rewarded with spectacular views across the azure waters of the Caribbean. The plan was to moor overnight at Cooper… Read More

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Located off Tortola’s southeast shore, approximately two miles west of Beef Island, is Fat Hog’s Bay, which is where the 43-acre Buck Island – one of several privately owned islands in the BVI – can be found. The island is joined to Tortola by a shoal at its northernmost tip. The shoal is about three… Read More

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One of the latest vessels to make use of Penn’s Landing Marina in Fat Hog’s Bay is the Tabaluga. A beautiful Moody 44ft center cockpit yacht, the Tabaluga selected Penn’s Landing for its status as a hurricane hole, allowing the yacht to remain in the water ready for action, even during the hurricane season. Despite… Read More

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