Announcing the winners of the Great Escape

After mulling over and debating hundreds of entries, SAIL, in partnership with The Moorings and Sunsail, is pleased to announce the winners of its Great Escape contest. Each entrant wrote a 400-word essay describing their ideal BVI charter vacation in the hopes of winning a Sunsail flotilla or a Moorings charter trip. Thanks to everyone who participated! Here is a sample from our two winning entries:

“I once saw a quote from W. E. Warrington that went like this: ‘Every cruise should have a plan…a cruise without a plan too often generates into an aimless loafing party.’ A well planned loafing party, on the other hand, sounds absolutely delightful and truly captures my vision of the ideal BVI charter vacation.”
-Joseph Waltenbaugh of New Castle, PA, will be enjoying a free Moorings charter

“First day: We’ll sail east from Tortola to Fallen Jerusalem, a gorgeous and rocky national park, for hiking, snorkeling and lunch, then motor to Virgin Gorda’s southern tip for The Baths, an other-worldly myriad of boulders and pools. We’ll explore as the afternoon crowds vanish and then moor in Spanish Town’s harbor. A taxi takes us to Anything Goes for great local food off the tourist track. (The day’s toughest question: Beer or rum? Answer: Rum!)” – Norma Robinson of University Park, MD, will be enjoying a Sunsail flotilla

Congratulations to our winners. Stay tuned for details on their trips and for more great offers in the future.

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