BVI’s Willy T Possibly Forced To Relocate
May14

BVI’s Willy T Possibly Forced To Relocate

The Willy T, a boat-turned-floating-bar typically found off The Bight on Norman Island in the British Virgin Islands, has been told it needs to find a new home. Beached in Hurricane Irma, the new and improved replacement version of this bar arrived at its previous home expecting to be able to set up shop in the same spot again, according to an article that appeared in BVI News. According to the article, when the current owner, Ewan...

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Jost Van Dyke Beach Bar Sidney’s Peace and Love Reopens
Apr02

Jost Van Dyke Beach Bar Sidney’s Peace and Love Reopens

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Sidney’s Peace and Love, a beach bar and restaurant located on Little Harbour on the island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, has reopened its doors. Destroyed by Hurricane Irma (which included having a ferry boat land on it), Sidneys’ recently announced that it was back open for business, sans ferry boat but with plenty of peace and love for all its loyal customers. Sidney’s, popular for its “unique honor bar system and...

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The BVI’s William Thornton (Willy T) Sets Target Date For Return
Feb20

The BVI’s William Thornton (Willy T) Sets Target Date For Return

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One of the bars in the British Virgin Islands I get asked the most about since the hurricanes is the William Thornton, otherwise known as the Willy T. A floating bar (basically a boat with a bar on it) normally found moored in The Bight at Norman Island, the last sighting of the Willy T. was of it beached on a nearby shore with most everything above deck swept away during Hurricane Irma. Information about it has been hard to find...

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Ivan’s Stress Free Bar Announces Reopening
Jan05

Ivan’s Stress Free Bar Announces Reopening

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Of all the news we’ve received about beach bars in the British Virgin Islands post hurricanes Irma and Maria, we’ve been able to verify little about Ivan’s Stress Free Bar on Jost Van Dyke. The beach bar never had a very active social media presence, with its page being a personal one instead of a business one. The silence, though was broken this morning as Ivan’s announced its reopening. From their Facebook...

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Soggy Dollar Bar’s Live Webcam Makes Its Return
Jan01

Soggy Dollar Bar’s Live Webcam Makes Its Return

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Long a fan favorite for those looking for a virtual escape, the webcam at the Soggy Dollar Bar, a beach bar located on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, finally made its return. Out of operation since Hurricane Irma, the webcam makes its return just in time as temperatures in my neck of the woods struggle to stay above the 0 mark. The webcam, which is accompanied by the omnipresent Soggy Dollar Radio which adds to the...

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Four Videos to Get You Caught Up With Foxy and His Beach Bar
Dec15

Four Videos to Get You Caught Up With Foxy and His Beach Bar

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If you’re wondering how Foxy and his beach bar are doing on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virigin Islands, wonder no more. He’s doing just fine and while he would have preferred not to have to fend off two Category 5 hurricanes, he’s still the Foxy we all know and love. Since Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the British Virgin Islands and others in the region, finding information on the affected areas has sometimes...

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