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Season opener attracts record breakers

With just ten days to go before the start of the 2017 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January), the festival atmosphere in Barbados is starting to rumble. Overseas entries, including Tony Lawson’s record-breaking MOD70 – MS Barbados Concise 10, skippered by Ned Collier Wakefield is already in Bridgetown preparing to defend the Absolute […]

Two-day regatta starts tomorrow

Yacht racing returns with the penultimate regatta of the 2015 J24 National Championship series tomorrow and Sunday. Eleven yachts, with visiting Caribbean sailors among them, will contest the two-day event which will be sailed over a Windward to Leeward course, just off the Hastings Rocks, Christ Church area, and will be visible to spectators on […]

Race a big draw

The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series next year, which runs from January 16 to 24, should be a major attraction for race teams planning their 2015 schedule. This event, which kick starts the Caribbean race season, was re-launched in 2014 with a new race format and plenty of record-breaking opportunities. It proved such a […]

Sea world

The highly popular Harris Paints Regatta is set for this weekend and director of the event, Peter Burke, says some fierce competition is anticipated. Burke told the media during a press briefing held at the Yacht Club, Bay Street, this morning that five classes would be competing with the first two races for the J24 […]

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