The Cat Island Sailing Club Association recently received donations from one of its founding fathers and a long-time member. Godfrey Kelly and Peter Christie continued the tradition of its annual donation to the Regatta.
The 47th annual Long Island Regatta is set for June 6 at the newly refurbished Salt Pond regatta site, which has been equipped with new restroom facilities and an upgraded appearance.
The stage has been set for the 60th National Family Island Regatta in which sailing sloops will take to the historic Elizabeth Harbour in competition and add another boost to this thriving economy.
King Eric Gibson unveiled the “repaired, re-painted and re-sponsored” Palm Cay Princess during a special ceremony at Arawak Cay.
Coca-Cola has come on board as one of the official sponsors of the National Family Island Regatta Committee, helping to sustain one of the most anticipated sporting cultural traditions.
Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company discovered their Grand Bahama champion and crowned the first “Man in the Boat” National Sculling Champion of The Bahamas.
V. Alfred Grey, Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government, said that he intends to bring dignity and accountability back into sailing.
The Valley Boys Junkanoo group performed in Regatta Park, New Bight, during the 56th Annual Cat Island Regatta Official Opening Ceremony
Minister of Labour and National Insurance Shane Gibson thanked Palm Cay Marina for coming to the aid of the Acklins Regatta.