Young Barbadians are called to engage in Competitive Sailing at Harris Paints 33rd Regatta

There’s a call for more Barbadians across the board to embrace sailing competitively…

Commodore of the Barbados Yacht Club Geoffrey Evelyn made this appeal at the Club's headquarters on Bay Street during the Grand Finale of the Harris Paints 33rd Regatta.

Commodore of the Barbados Yacht Club Geoffrey Evelyn made this appeal at the Club’s headquarters on Bay Street during the Grand Finale of the Harris Paints 33rd Regatta.

This year’s sailing contest was international in the sense there were entries from Frederick Sweeney of St Lucia as well as Dr Robbie Yearwood from Grenada, according to the Commodore if competitors can encourage more patrons, especially younger Barbadians, then Bajan yachting would never go extinct. Listed below are the full results for this year’s Regatta…

Windsurfer
Trevor Hunte

Multi-hull
• Loose the Cat captained by Ben Armstrong
Buccarroo Too by Thomas Atwell

Racer/Cruiser Class
• 1st – Shangri La captained by Jonathan Gittens
• 2nd – Lantana by Geoffrey Evelyn
• 3rd – Rapajam by Ralph Johnson (Chairman of Harris Paints)

J/24 Class
• 1st – Esperanza captained by Ian Mayers
• 2nd – Bunga Bunga by Charlie Gloumeau
• 3rd – Die Hard by Robbie Yearwood (overseas entrant from Grenada)

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