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2009 Marks the 10th Anniversary of the BILLFISH BLAST!
By Lynne Lulfs, Abaco Beach Resort
May 27, 2009 - 11:45:40 AM

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Marsh Harbour, Abacos, The Bahamas -
The 10th Annual HMY Billfish Blast from May 25th to 29th, promises to be a milestone to remember!   Considered to be one of the most competitive fishing tournaments in the Bahamas, this highly anticipated tournament continues to highlight the basics which participants look forward to year after year; fun, camaraderie and friendly, but fierce, competition!

HMY is pleased to announce the Tournament Committee, which includes Tom Sanders as Tournament Director and the return of Laurie Ciecierski as Tournament Coordinator, who guarantees a very special event this year.

Laurie’s involvement with past Billfish Blasts during 2002-2005, gives many participants an added incentive to attend.   Laurie enthusiastically states, “We’ve always treated the Billfish Blast as a “Party for our Pals,” and this year promises not to disappoint as the popular Finale Show is going to be bigger and better than ever!”

The five-day event promises a fun-filled line up of prime entertainment, exciting activities and of course, a week’s worth of world-class sport fishing!   The tournament has gained a reputation as a great family experience, as many activities are planned for both tournament participants as well as non-anglers.

Exciting tournament events and activities include; a Memorial Day 10th Anniversary Fireworks Tribute, Docktail Parties, Mardi Gras Dinner, complete with fun gaming events, a Rockstar Dinner and Karaoke Talent Contest and an exciting Lay Day Pool Party, including the renowned Bloody Mary Contest and Iron Chef’s Fish Fry Competition and back by popular demand, the “Masters of Magic,” Mio and Karl with a special poolside performance!

The Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour claims some of the most prestigious fishing tournaments in the Bahamas, home to the Annual Shootout, Redbone Tournament and the Billfish Blast, the Resort’s 190 slip, full-service marina, offers easy access to the nutrient-rich waters of the Bahamas.   With a daily variety of exciting entertainment venues around the property, the Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour proudly earns its title of “The Entertainment Capital of the Abacos!”   In addition , guests enjoy fine dining, swim up pool bar, white sand beach and a unique “Bahama Buddies” Kids Club, which has received many accolades.

The Resort, situated on 52 lush, tropical acres overlooks the beautiful Sea of Abaco, with breath-taking views from all 82 guest accommodations, including the new condo “Residences.”

For more information about the Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour, visit www.AbacoBeachResort.com .

For more information about this exciting 2009 HMY Billfish Blast, including Tournament Registration, please contact Laura Hogle at (954) 926-0400 or by Email: lhogle@hmy.com

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