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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Grenada Sailing Week: The J24 Glory Daze is ambushed by eventual class winner Island Water World Die Hard. Photo: Tim Wright

The rough sea conditions that preceded this regatta made it tough going for those on their way to Grenada for the event, but during Sailing Week the powerful winds added excitement and challenge to the racing. On the first two …

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Records Fall At Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race

Steve McLaren’s schooner Elena of London. Photo curtesy of Peter Marshall/MGRBR

Despite light airs, three teams won their skipper’s weight in rum for breaking records in the 79th Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race held in January. The Double-Handed Monohull record for the 60 NM course went to Dave Staples on …

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series

Rapajam storms to victory in racing class. Photo: Peter Marshall

The new format Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, incorporating a series of coastal races as well as the iconic Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, and a final 300-mile sprint to Antigua to tie up with the Superyacht Cup, was …

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Mount Gay Rum Sponsors the BVI Culinary Contest

Winner of Best Entrée, Chef Christine Hedeline on the yacht Maitai, wowed the judges with ‘braided’ Red Snapper accompanied with Stuffed Caribbean Vegetables

Captain Jan Robinson says, “Let’s raise our glasses to another very successful BVI Culinary Contest, sponsored by Mount Gay Rum.” Held during the 22nd British Virgin Islands Charter Yacht Show hosted at the beautiful Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, the …

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Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race

Winds weren’t conducive for establishing new records in the 77th Anniversary Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Series, organized by the Barbados Cruising Club in association with Mount Gay Rum and The Barbados Tourism Authority. Yet that doesn’t mean there weren’t …

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Mount Gay Rum Barbados Regatta

Happy Morning – winner of Cruising Class A. Photo: Peter Marshall

Big winds and seas created challenging conditions for the 37 boats and 300 sailors competing in the Mount Gay Rum Barbados Regatta, hosted May 18th – 20th out of Carlisle Bay by the Barbados Sailing Association. There was, however, some …

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