Sunday, 20 August 2017

64th National Family Island Regatta Scenes

George Town, Exuma, The Bahamas - 64th National Family Island Regatta, April 25-29, 2017 in Elizabeth Harbour, George Town, Exuma.

Class A Tida Wave -- Skipper Brooks Miller of Staniel Cay, champs with 16 points

Running Tide -- Stephan Knowles of Long Island,  2nd with 16 points

Ed Sky -  Skipper Lee Armbrister of Nassau, 3rd with 12 points

Tida wave won because she got more first place finishes.
 
6 Class A boats

Class B Lonesome Dove, Hope Town, Abaco -- Skipper Jeff Gale, champs with 34 points

New Susan Chase V -- Long Island 30 points

Lady Sonia -- 3rd place George Town, Exuma, 29 points -- Buzzy Rolle

Barbarian -- 4th place Acklins, 26 points

Cobra -- 5th place with 25 points

 

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Class A Champs TIDA WAVE (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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From left: The Hon. V. Alfred Grey, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources (with responsibility for regattas); Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling and the Hon. Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration view the sights on the final day of the Regatta. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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The Royal Bahamas Police Force Band performs during the Regatta. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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Attendants at the 64th National Family Island Regatta watch the races taking place in Elizabeth Harbour from Regatta Point. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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A large crowd was in place at the new Regatta Village to watch as the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band provided entertainment during the 64th National Family Island Regatta. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)
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