Tag Archives: sailing

  1. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy alerts to Change of Opening Hours at All Markets for Easter

    All fish markets across Barbados will open from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm from Wednesday 31st March. This is due to the emergency directives now allowing for persons to leave home at 5:00 am, however all Markets will follow Emergency Directive No 7 and remain shut all day on Good Friday 2nd April and Easter […]

    March 30, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Please note under the current COVID directives, ALL watercraft operations – including private charters and pleasure cruises – are not currently permitted. Persons are therefore reminded that they should not be operating any of these vessels at sea until further notice. Any person currently engaging in this practice is in breach of the current COVID-19 […]

    March 16, 2021HealthNo comments
  3. Quarantine breach case goes to Cayman Islands’ DPP

    Cayman Islands Police issued a file on a quarantine breach to their Director of Public Prosecution to determine if a prosecution will go ahead. Following contact tracing, six people, including the traveller, who has been named as Skylar Mack, are currently in mandatory quarantine, public health officials said in a press release issued Wednesday. Public […]

    December 8, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. No bail for man accused of guard’s murder on the Dreamchaser

    A 27 year old male from Vauxhall faces murder charges in relation to the death of a security guard on board the MV Dreamchaser, he’s now been remanded after making an appearance at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court earlier today. Romell Akeem Cummins from that Christ Church district, wasn’t required to plead Dave Archer’s death […]

    June 18, 2019Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Bail granted for GEL trio over 267 Lb Marijuana find

    After Monday’s drug bust at the Bridgetown Port where Police initially claimed it was $3 million worth of a vegetative substance, two directors in Goddard Enterprises Limited were each released today on $400,000 bail with two sureties. They are 56-year-old Christopher Glenn Rogers, of #27 York Road, Navy Gardens, Christ Church, and 62-year-old Arthur Charles […]

    July 27, 2018Breaking News, Featured, SailingNo comments

    Goddard Enterprises Limited has become aware of a situation involving its vessel, two of its directors and a staff member, who have been detained by the Police. In the interim, Deputy Chairman, William Putnam, will act as Chairman of the Company. The Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Ali, is currently away on Company business. In a […]

    July 25, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. “One-design racing returns to Barbados Sailing Week J/24 fleet springs into action as Coastal Series concludes” by Sue Pelling

    The hugely competitive local J/24 fleet enjoyed the first of its brand-new two-day race series. Today was also the final day of the Coastal Series writes Sue Pelling. Gregory Webster and team on the 1981-built Phoenix started the day on a good note with an impressive bit of sailing off the line with a port […]

    January 20, 2018SailingNo comments
  8. ‘Barbados Sailing Week – Name change for leading Caribbean regatta’ by Sue Pelling

    The Caribbean race season’s opening regatta is now to be known as Barbados Sailing Week, which replaces its former title – the Mount Gay Round Barbados Series writes Sue Pelling. As well as the opening three-day Coastal Series, which offers spectacular racing along the island’s stunning white-beach coastline, and the concluding Ocean Passage Race from Barbados to […]

    January 4, 2018SailingNo comments
  9. Logos Hope ready to drop anchor at Flour Mill

    The anticipation of 8 years has been worth it for many Barbadians, but the latest chapter in OM vessels’ book-ships will arrive in 8 days time and be open to Barbadians by the Flour Mill. broke the item since April and just liaised with young project coordinators at the media conference room of the […]

    November 6, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  10. “Fisherfolk Helping their own in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria” By Daphne Ewing-Chow

    The Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organizations (BARNUFO) just sent six local fishing boats, fuelled by the Food and Agricultural Organization and manned by local fishermen, with hundreds of boxes of food, equipment and supplies, including 720 boxes of medical supplies from Global Medic, to support the ailing fishing sector, its workers and the people […]

    October 29, 2017Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series ready to rumble Dates set for Caribbean season opener

    As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to rumble with plans already in place for the annual Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series – 16-24 January 2018. Other than three days of coastal racing, one of the main draws is the headline event […]

    August 25, 2017Featured, SailingNo comments
  12. Is A Esso Summer (SOL Petroleum) – Grand Prize of an Uber Soca Cruise for 4!

    #IssaEssoSummer #EssoBarbados Follow us on Instagram @issaessosummer

    July 29, 2017Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Christian book ship aiming for Barbadian shores just before Christmas

    After a near decade hiatus, the Christian book ship Logos Hope appears to be heading for Barbados shortly before Christmas. The Logos Hope is part of the OM Ships International and according to their most recent newsletter; the tentative itinerary for Bridgetown is slated from the second week of November. Many parents and teachers ply […]

    April 17, 2017BooksNo comments
  14. Mount Gay Round Barbados Series officially underway – Fleet prepares for opening race (by Sue Pelling)

    The Skippers’ Briefing held at the Radisson Aquatica Resort last night marked the official opening of the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Series. The warmth of the welcome from the organisers – Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay – is one of the key reasons why the Mount Gay […]

    January 17, 2017SailingNo comments
  15. Equatoguinean culminates tribute to the founder of UAE in NYC

    Victor Mooney, a national of Equatorial Guinea, delivered his rowing uniform, Holy Quran, Ghutra, African belt and other gear to United Arab Emirates (UAE) New York City Consulate as a final tribute to His Highness, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – may God rest his soul in peace – Ruler of Abu Dhabi and […]

    November 27, 2016SailingNo comments
  16. Bajan completes 10th Clipper Round the World Race

    Barbados will soon resume competitive sailing overseas in a huge way, hearkening back to the days of yore when this country was the finishing post for the Trans-Atlantic race which began in the Azores. The Harris Paints Chairman was on hand to celebrate the nautical exploits of his nephew who just completed a sailing race […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  17. Rower releases US 4.5 million rowboat to Equatorial Guinea

    Victor Mooney, 50, of Flushing, New York marked the end of his Goree Challenge, which made him the first African-American to row across the Atlantic Ocean by releasing his boat, Spirit of Malabo to Equatorial Guinea today. Equatorial Guinea was the sponsor of Mr. Mooney’s Brazilian made ocean rowboat, with the personal support from H.E. […]

    September 28, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  18. 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… 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 […]

    July 10, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  19. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: J24 (Repeat Victory)

    Esperanza captained by Ian Mayers (yellow cap) once again pulls the most coveted spot in the Regatta…

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  20. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: Racer/Cruiser

    Rapajam by Ralph Johnson (Chairman of Harris Paints)

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  21. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: St Lucia & Grenada Sailors

    This year saw Frederick Sweeney from St Lucia (represented at Extreme Left) and Dr Robbie Yearwood from Grenada in “Die Hard” (extreme right with Harris Paints CEO Ian Kenyon at Centre) making this event multi-national for the first time in a while…

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  22. Winner – 33rd Harris Paints Regatta: Dinghy (Optimist, Topaz)

    Extreme Left is Marrianne Brown of LRN2Sail as Ian Kenyon, CEO of Harris Paints joins in Presentation to youngsters

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  23. Disney’s MOANA – Dwayne Johnson & Auli’i Cravalho

    Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows why.

    July 3, 2016Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. West Coast $1.6 million Drug seizure

    A drug haul of over $1.6 million Barbados dollars was made last night about 8.50 pm and a joint operation between Police with the Drug Squad and the Barbados Coast Guard intercepted a vessel about 4 nautical miles off the west coast. Due to unfavorable conditions at sea, the boat sank. Eight hundred and fourteen […]

    May 2, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Three Men In Remand for Over 500 Lbs of Ganja

    Police have formally charged the following persons in relation to the investigation into a drug seizure made off the north coast, in the night of April 28, 2016. 523.6 lbs of cannabis were seized. These men are: 1. Allan Anthony Cutting, 48 years of Godding Road, St. Michael; 2. Andrew Alexander Smith, 55 years of […]

    May 1, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments