Caribbean News: Nikki Barnes Named ‘Quantum Women’s Sailor Of The Year’

Quantum Women's Sailor : Nikki Barnes (left) and team mate Anna Morin at the Sperry Women’s National Championship in San Diego, California
Nikki Barnes (left) and team mate Anna Morin at the Sperry Women’s National Championship in San Diego, California

USVI’s Barnes Named ‘Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year’
Growing up sailing in ideal Caribbean conditions paid off for Nikki Barnes. The St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands’ native and junior at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut, was named ‘Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year’ on May 27, after the Academy’s women’s team won the Sperry Women’s National Championship in San Diego, California. The Quantum honor is awarded annually to the individual who has performed at the highest level of competition in collegiate district and national championships.

Gary Brown
Gary E. Brown is the Editorial Director of All At Sea Caribbean. He is a presenter on Island 92, 91.9 FM, St. Maarten, and the author of the thriller/sailing adventure Caribbean High. For more information, visit: garyebrown.net