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Exuma Regatta Wraps Up

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The first Family Island Regatta wrapping up with an awards ceremony. Despite some rough seas preventing sailing races, officials are still calling it a success. Berthony Mcdermott is in Exuma with this report.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The first Family Island Regatta wrapping up with an awards ceremony. Despite some rough seas preventing sailing races, officials are still calling it a success. 

 



The final night of the Exuma Regatta wrapping up on a high note with more dancing and entertainment.

The final night saw the arrival of Deputy Prime Minister Cynthia Mother Pratt and Prime Minister Philip Davis among other officials for the closing ceremony.

Taking home the biggest award of the night and crowned the overall champion of the sailing race was Patton Pride from Black Point, Exuma.

That’s the C-class boat minister responsible, Clay Sweeting, raced with and won.

The award was sponsored by ALIV.

Prime Minister Davis says it was thrilling to see the joy and excitement of so many Bahamians at the regatta.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism Chester Cooper emphasized how important the regatta is for the economy, tourism, and Bahamian culture.

Family Island Affairs Minister Clay Sweeting stressing the importance of regattas and the need to protect the sport.

And, just like the nights before, the final night saw Bahamian performances on full display.

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