Cat Island’s future is looking brighter as four young natives were recently awarded technical scholarships, thanks to the Cat Island Sailing Association.
Sir Durward ‘Sea Wolf’ Knowles meets a man who has flown at speeds hundreds of times faster, but never outgrew his admiration for Knowles, the hero he calls ‘the first admiral of Bahamian unity.’
The 58th Annual Cat Island ‘Greatest Show On Earth’ Regatta is scheduled for August 1st to 4th.
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.
“King” Eric Gibson, who was considered one of the sailing and entertainment communities’ brightest stars, passed away last Saturday after a long illness.
The Star Sailors League is all set to host its first ever Grand Final here in the Bahamas, which gives the country an opportunity to once again pay homage to Sir Durward Knowles.
Pat Strachan, newly elected President of the Cat Island Sailing Club, addressed the Rotary Club of West Nassau, highlighting his goals for the Sailing Club and giving a history of how the club got started.
The inaugural Star Sailors League Finals regatta will bring the world’s best Star sailors together in Nassau for the first time since the London 2012 Olympics.
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.