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(Photos) 60th annual Family Island Regatta, Exuma, Bahamas
May 1, 2013 - 3:46:03 PM

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EXUMA, Bahamas - The 60th Annual Family Island Regatta was held in George Town, Exuma. The National Family Island Regatta represents traditional Bahamian sloop sailing at its best.

The National races that take place in Exuma annually during the last full weekend of April is the gathering of many Bahamian boater builders and sailors to compete to be the best of the best in their class.

Enclosed are photos taken by Patrick Hanna of Bahamas Information Services (BIS).


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Red Stripe finishes 2nd in first series race for Class A during the 60th Annual Family Island Regatta, George Town, Exuma.

 

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Class A boat Lady Muriel won the first series race Thursday, April 25, during th e 60th Annual Family Island Regatta, George Town, Exuma.

 

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The Running Tide 3rd place finish first Series Race Class A Thursday, April 25, during the 60th Annual Family Island Regatta.

 

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New Susan Chase won the first series race for Class B  Thursday, April 25, during the 60th Annual National Family Island Regatta.

 

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Class B boat Eudeva was 2nd during first series race Thursday, April 25, at the 60th National Family Island Regatta.

 

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Ants Nest, 3rd place in the first series race Thursday, April 25, at the 60th National Family Island Regatta, George Town Exuma

 

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The start of the first series race in Class C. Thursday, April 25, during the 60th National Family Island Regatta, George Town, Exuma.

 

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One Bahamas won the first series race for Class E. Thursday, April 25, during the 60th National Family Island Regatta, George Town, Exuma.

 

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Class C winner, Whitty K, won the first series race Thursday, April 25, during the 60th Annual National Family Island Regatta.

 

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Class C boat, Beerly Legal, beats out Sacrifice for 2nd place Thursday, April 25, during the 60th Annual National Family Island Regatta.

 

BIS Photos / Patrick Hanna


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