Traveltalkonline.com Forums


BVI Cruise Schedule TTOL Sponsors BVI Travel Calendar
Forum Statistics
Forums39
Topics28,358
Posts204,313
Members25,209
Most Online1,464
Nov 20th, 2019
Top Posters(30 Days)
pat 91
bran 54
RonDon 50
jazzgal 42
Member Spotlight
Joshua
Joshua
Boston, MA
Posts: 78
Joined: December 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Today's Birthdays
louismcc, Marc52, Mark_Joyce, windsorite
Who's Online Now
47 registered members (anet_scot, CanuckTravlr, Manpot, NumberCruncher, phillygirl7, EllenS, Alec Atteberry, Fletch, WayneB, BillR, jphart, Kryssa, KirkB, maytrix, BKlaczak, RacerRon, MGA, RICKnGRACE_LI_NY, JasonHelmbrecht, JimRuos, SeeDiver, 706jim, EdB, Zanshin, CaptainJay, MamaB, SandS, socamon, Sunnykm, FRANKIE2, botnot, 16 invisible), 558 guests, and 399 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Willy T to JVD? #181321
01/20/2019 04:42 PM
01/20/2019 04:42 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 72
Philadelphia, PA
Xave Offline OP
Traveler
Xave  Offline OP
Traveler
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 72
Philadelphia, PA
I just saw on a Facebook group “BVI Abroad - Hurricane Irma” that a bartender from the Willy T said they will likely move to Jost after the season. Can anyone confirm that? If true, where would they go? The island seems like a good fit, but not sure where the best anchorage would be. Wild speculation encouraged grin

BVI Sponsors
Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181327
01/20/2019 05:39 PM
01/20/2019 05:39 PM
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,910
Charlotte, NC
N
NCSailor Offline
Traveler
NCSailor  Offline
Traveler
N
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,910
Charlotte, NC
Originally Posted by Xave
I just saw on a Facebook group “BVI Abroad - Hurricane Irma” that a bartender from the Willy T said they will likely move to Jost after the season. Can anyone confirm that? If true, where would they go? The island seems like a good fit, but not sure where the best anchorage would be. Wild speculation encouraged grin


Little Harbor would be ideal but I don't know that Abe would put up with the late night music.

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181329
01/20/2019 06:10 PM
01/20/2019 06:10 PM
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 2,633
VI,NY,AZ
sail445 Offline
Traveler
sail445  Offline
Traveler
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 2,633
VI,NY,AZ
Unless they’re making arrangements with Foxy or some other business I dont see where they can get enough moored boats without drastically affecting the sales of the other local businesses.
Perhaps if they can get enough mooring balls off of Green Cay it might work.

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181405
01/21/2019 12:00 PM
01/21/2019 12:00 PM
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 744
Manhattan Beach, CA
calsail Offline
Traveler
calsail  Offline
Traveler
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 744
Manhattan Beach, CA
Every business everywhere seems to worry about nearby competition moving "onto the block", but more traffic flow seems to help all. I can imagine that the Willy T would bring people to all the local businesses in whatever area they land. Personally I have visited the WT perhaps 50 times and almost every visit included a stop onshore for a drink although the WT was the reason for the stop.

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181414
01/21/2019 01:03 PM
01/21/2019 01:03 PM
Joined: Dec 2018
Posts: 200
Dana Point
C
captdennyj Offline
Traveler
captdennyj  Offline
Traveler
C
Joined: Dec 2018
Posts: 200
Dana Point
Great Harbor, not sure about how many moorings are available due to many privately owned moorings in Great Harbor. Also, when the winds veer back to E TO SE , Jost is pretty much open to the seas , and chop.
But, keeping the Willy T in the in the BVI would be primary.

Also, what us ex military would refer to as RUMOR CONTROL, when the scuttlebut started whipping thru the squadron spaces. I just let sort itself out . Most of it was moving the air around.

Another slang for all that is : THE COCONUT TELEGRAPH .

Rumors can be factual, but in many cases they are not accurate.

We are hoping the Willy T remains at Peter Island, and easy passage for the islands in the Sir Francis Drake Channel. But, if not, in May, and she is in Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke, we will certainly be partying down on board the New Willy T..

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181443
01/21/2019 04:20 PM
01/21/2019 04:20 PM
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 47
S
Shifty Offline
Traveler
Shifty  Offline
Traveler
S
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 47
I’m sure I probably missed this in another thread, but why don’t they just go back to the Bight. Seemed like an ideal spot for them.

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Shifty] #181450
01/21/2019 04:39 PM
01/21/2019 04:39 PM
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 15,951
Tortola/ Sonoma, California
Manpot Online crying
Traveler
Manpot  Online Crying
Traveler
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 15,951
Tortola/ Sonoma, California
Kicked out of the Bight by the Gov/Jarecky..

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181478
01/21/2019 09:06 PM
01/21/2019 09:06 PM
Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 7
New York, NY
B
Bradpitch92 Offline
Traveler
Bradpitch92  Offline
Traveler
B
Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 7
New York, NY
Is Willy T still operating? I thought i saw on here that they were closed down. I ask because I'm taking a Dive BVI tour from Scrub Island that says it stops at Willy T's

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: Xave] #181481
01/21/2019 09:15 PM
01/21/2019 09:15 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 1,672
Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
JasonHelmbrecht Online content
Traveler
JasonHelmbrecht  Online Content
Traveler
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 1,672
Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Yes. Still operating in Great Harbor, Peter Island.

Re: Willy T to JVD? [Re: JasonHelmbrecht] #182158
01/28/2019 08:48 PM
01/28/2019 08:48 PM
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 53
S
Slug Offline
Traveler
Slug  Offline
Traveler
S
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 53
I had understood the W T had to leave Great Harbor, PI by mid or end of January. Have they received the Ok to stay longer now?


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1