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Maier snatches lead from Trujillo

Maier snatches lead from Trujillo

Six-time Finn World Masters champion Michael Maier, from Czech Republic, has taken the lead in Barbados after another tough and windy day out on Carlisle Bay Tuesday. Rafa Trujillo, from Spain, dropped to second while Piet Eckert, from Switzerland, moved up to third. The strong winds are not making anything easy for the 140 Finn […]

Regatta sets sail this weekend

Regatta sets sail this weekend

The Barbados Old Brigand Rum Regatta is set to sail of this weekend, with the first race scheduled to start at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Competition will be in three classes, CSA using Caribbean Sailing Association handicap ratings, Non-CSA using local performance handicaps, and the One-Design J24 Class. Last year’s winner Esperanza skippered by Ian […]

Regatta winners receive spoils

Regatta winners receive spoils

Hundreds of competitors, guests and local dignitaries were treated to a sumptuous banquet at Beach House, St James last night to mark the conclusion of the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2017. The prize-giving event not only celebrated the success of the competitors in the fun yet competitive week-long regatta, but also provided […]

Round Barbados sail Saturday

Round Barbados sail Saturday

Following on from the hugely successful Coastal Series over the last three days, competitors at the Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, are enjoying a well-earned rest in preparation for Saturday’s big race. The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race with its record […]

Exciting coastal series ends

Exciting coastal series ends

The final day of the Coastal Series at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta concluded in spectacular style today with sunshine, a good working breeze up to 17-18kts, and a relatively flat sea. The 15nm course took the fleet out to the west, followed by a long windward leg to Oistins, not far off […]

All to sail for

All to sail for

Wednesday’s second sailing day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Coastal Series produced spectacular competition once again. Although it was an unusually damp day with rain squalls passing through for most of the race, the wind built under the clouds to 15-16kts, which made for really exciting racing along the west coast of the island. According […]

Sails, away!

Sails, away!

The Mount Gay Round Barbados Series organised by the Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, got off to a spectacular start Tuesday with the first race of the three-day coastal series in glorious sailing conditions. A good 17-20kts of north-easterly breeze and relatively flat seas resulted in exciting close […]

Mount Gay regatta next week

Mount Gay regatta next week

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. is gearing up for a packed sporting events programme this year, beginning with the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race series next week. The BTMI has designated 2017 the Year of Sports Tourism, and its manager for sports, Devon Chase, told Barbados TODAY that the Mount Gay regatta is expected to […]

Mount Gay regatta next week

Mount Gay regatta next week

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. is gearing up for a packed sporting events programme this year, beginning with the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race series next week. The BTMI has designated 2017 the Year of Sports Tourism, and its manager for sports, Devon Chase, told Barbados TODAY that the Mount Gay regatta is expected to […]

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