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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 […]

55 boats for Barbados’ 50th celebrations

55 boats for Barbados’ 50th celebrations

This year’s Barbados’ Transatlantic Rally Event promises to be the most exciting and competitive the island has ever seen. That was the word this morning from organizers during a media briefing held at the Barbados Yacht Club, Bay Street, St Michael, to discuss plans for Barbados’ 50th Transatlantic Rally Event which commenced earlier this year […]

Sailing action

Sailing action

If boat racing was ever considered as low key in Barbados, then it is sure to come alive when the island hosts the largest ever GP (General Purpose) 14 World Championship slated for Sunday, March 27 to April 4 at Carlisle Bay. Organizers told a media conference held at the Barbados Yacht Club today that […]

3,000 miles of rowing by daring greenhorns

3,000 miles of rowing by daring greenhorns

After rowing 3,000 miles from the Canary Islands to Barbados, spending 54 days at sea, James Whittle and Tommy Caulfield of the Temptest Two can proudly say they achieved their goal. The duo, hailing from London, finally landed on the shores of Barbados last Wednesday much to the cheers and congratulations of their families and […]

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