Best of the Best Regatta 2016 Awards Ceremony

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GG Dame Marguerite presents to the Tida Wave team at the Best of the Best Regatta Event.
GG Dame Marguerite presents to the Tida Wave team at the Best of the Best Regatta Event.

NASSAU, The Bahamas — International and local sailors took up the challenge of four days of competitive sailing at Montagu Bay in the Best of the Best Regatta, December 1-4, 2016. Pictured are local sailors presented with their trophies in the final Award Ceremony, December 4.

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling presented awards to Class A champions, the crew of Tida Wave; Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie presented awards to the Class B champions, the crew of Susan Chase; and Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. Alfred Gray presented awards to Class C champions, the crew of Whitty K.

Best of the Best Regatta 2016 was hosted by Star Sailors League and the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources. BTC provided sponsorship. The event provided the opportunity for Star Sailors League, top sailors from around the world, to enjoy sailing Bahamian waters.

‘Best of the Best Regatta’ 2016 Winners: Class A — Tida Wave, 1st; Lady Muriel, 2nd; Courageous, 3rd. Class B — Susan Chase, 1st; Ants Nest, 2nd; Queen Durcilla, 3rd. Class C — Whitty K, 1st; Sacrifice, 2nd; Thunderbird, 3rd.

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)

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Prime Minister Christie addresses the audience at the Best of the Best Regatta Event at Montaqu Bay.
Prime Minister Christie addresses the audience at the Best of the Best Regatta Event at Montaqu Bay.