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Never Enough Wins Barbados International Tournament

The winning team on Never Enough (from left): John Inniss, Jimmy White, Teddy Williams, Jeff Morris, Sir Charles Williams, Charlie Williams, Bizzy Williams, Robin Dash, Luke Maynard and John Maynard. (Bizzy Williams was not a member of the team, but was making a presentation on behalf of Williams industries, one of the event’s main sponsors). Credit: Carol-Ann Gollop

Three is certainly a lucky number for Sir Charles Williams, who with fellow anglers and crew aboard his 54ft Bertram, Never Enough, competed in the Barbados Game Fishing Association’s International Tournament, held April 19 – 23. The *Bim-based team, which …

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Barbados Sailor Honored

Jade Forsberg was honored for her contributions to the sport of college sailing

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) honored Jade Forsberg for her contributions to the sport of college sailing by inducting her into the ICSA Hall of Fame at the annual ICSA Meeting. Forsberg, of Holetown, Barbados was recognized with the James Rousmaniere …

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Caribbean Racing Season 2017: January to March

RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC Caribbean 600/ELWJ Photography

Here’s what, where, when and how you can jump aboard during the peak Caribbean racing season. January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series Break records on January 21 at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. “We have 14 …

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Doorly’s 12 Year Old – Barbados

RUM TASTE TEST

Barbados is one of our favorite Caribbean Islands. There you will find the most genuine people and, in our opinion, some of the best rums in the world. When we were there we bought a Doorly’s XO and have nursed …

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Barbados Old Brigand Rum Regatta

Old Brigand Rum Regatta : CSA Class winner, Ralph Johnson’s Rapajam. Credit: Andre Williams

Great sailing conditions, with flat seas, bright sun and breezes averaging 15 knots with an occasional 20 knot gust and 20 degree shift to keep sailors on their toes, set the scene for the inaugural Barbados Old Brigand Rum Regatta. …

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Barbados International Fishing Tournament

Barbados International Fishing Tournament: Champion Boat, Grey Ghost, from Barbados with owner Greg Ward (fourth from right). Photo courtesy of Barbados Game Fishing Association

A keen focus on catching and releasing billfish is what earned Gregory Ward and his Barbadian team aboard his Bertram 54, Grey Ghost, title of Champion Boat in the 27th Barbados International Fishing Tournament. Likewise, it was close attention paid especially …

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Plantation Barbados 2000 Rum

Plantation Barbados 2000 Rum

On the first cool, rainy day of the season I went looking for a sipping rum which would remind me of the islands and warm my soul. High on the shelf was the Plantation Collection, vintage rums blended by Maison …

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Regatta Preview: January to March

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta Rendezvous

Race the Caribbean this winter!  Islands from Puerto Rico south to Grenada host regattas for all types of boats, from hi-tech production yachts to native work boats, monohulls to multihulls, and everything in-between, including a growing number of one-design classes.  …

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J/24s Rule at Barbados Regatta

Rapajam, winner of the non CSA class. Photo courtesy of Peter Marshall

Quality racing and superb conditions were the hallmark of this year’s Barbados Regatta sailed May 21-24. With the classes split into a J/24 fleet (10) and a non-CSA cruising fleet (4), starts over all three days of racing went like …

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Barbados International Fishing Tournament

De Reel Viking won de really big check. Photo: Courtesy of Barbados Game Fishing Association

Junior anglers stole the show at the Barbados International Fishing Tournament, held April 8 to 12 out of Port St. Charles Marina and hosted by the Barbados Game Fishing Association (BGFA). Josh Archer, on De Reel Viking, with Grandfather Bjorn …

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Delivery to Barbados

I am writing this at the tale end of August and so far Antigua slumbers fairly peacefully through the uncertain months of summer. But it brings back memories of days when, with virtually no weather forecasts, we chartered up and down the …

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