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Tag Archives: yachts

  1. REMINDER ABOUT WATERCRAFT OPERATIONS DURING COVID DIRECTIVES

    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
  2. URGENT ATTENTION, ALL BOAT OWNERS AND FISHING VESSELS

    With the impending tropical storm Gonzalo, that is likely to produce, in less than 36 hours, storm force sea conditions on approaching Barbados; Larger fishing vessels in the water on the south and south west coast are advised to seek safe shelter in the Bridgetown Fishing Complex Harbour. The Fisheries Division will be hauling vessels […]

    July 23, 2020Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  3. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – Mattress Commercial? July 29, 2018Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – #LikeABoss July 29, 2018Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – Penal Reform(s)? July 29, 2018Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. 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
  7. GEL ANNOUNCES INTERIM CHAIRMAN FOR BARBADOS

    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
  8. “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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: Racer/Cruiser

    Rapajam by Ralph Johnson (Chairman of Harris Paints)

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  15. 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
  16. British Yachties on the hunt for nautical Bajans

    The date is yet to be finalized for when racing yacht Ms Barbados surfs along the East Coast of Barbados while one of the island’s top drivers will be zipping along dirt roads just to see who can “get round first“. Every January in honour of Barbados’ father of Independence, the Right Excellent Errol Walton […]

    December 20, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments
  17. More from 32nd Harris Paints Regatta – 2nd Place, Offshore: Rapajam June 14, 2015Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  18. More from 32nd Harris Paints Regatta – “Whistler” (Cruiser/Racer) June 14, 2015Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  19. 32nd Harris Paints Regatta – Crew of (J24) “Hawkeye” June 12, 2015Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  20. Fewer Entries for 32nd Harris Paints Regatta: Nevertheless Grenadian J24 among confirmed Enrtries

    This year’s Harris Paints Regatta has 11 vessels competing in the J24 class but director of the event, Peter Burke, is adamant that the sport remains a viable entity in Barbados’ tourism product. The juniors will again be racing in their Optimist, Topaz or Echo-12 vessels, according to Marianne Brown, who is a director and […]

    June 3, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments
  21. Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series day 3 – Winning teams celebrate successful coastal series

    The concluding races the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Coastal Series took place today. Although the conditions were unusually light and fluky, the racing was intense in all classes with most fighting it out for overall honours right to the bitter end. Interestingly, Team Hawkeye who went into the final day’s racing with an impressive […]

    January 20, 2015SailingNo comments
  22. Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series – Leading contenders begin to emerge

    After two days of racing in the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Coastal Series, leading contenders for the overall honours are beginning to emerge. Racing for most classes began with a circuit of Carlisle Bay before heading on an eight-mile leg up the west coast and then out south. Although the wind was lighter, it […]

    January 19, 2015SailingNo comments
  23. “Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 – Racing underway in classic Caribbean conditions” By Sue Pelling

    Competitors were treated stunning conditions on the opening day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 with winds up to 20kts generally from the east-north east, and big rolling waves. This regatta, which runs until 24 January is organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated, and Mount Gay. […]

    January 18, 2015SailingNo comments
  24. Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 – Island prepares for opening race next week, By Sue Pelling

    With just over a week until the start of 2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series (16-24 January), the party atmosphere on the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados is beginning to heat up. Organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc and Mount Gay, this event, which is now in its […]

    January 9, 2015SailingNo comments
  25. Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 – Countdown to Caribbean opener

    The arrival of the first overseas yachts into Bridgetown, including British VO70 Monster Project marks the start of the countdown of the 2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, which is taking place from 16-24 January. This event, which kick starts the Caribbean race season, is proving to be a huge attraction for overseas entries […]

    December 28, 2014Featured, SailingNo comments