Best of the Best Regatta on final leg this weekend in Nassau

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, December 4, 2017 – Nassau – Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources, Renward R. Wells, held a press conference last week to update on The Bahamas’ second annual hosting of the Final Stretch of the “Best of the Best” Regatta, scheduled for December 7 thru 10, 2017 at Montagu Bay.   Minister Wells said that more than 50 boats are participating in the A, B and C classes and the Ministry has done its part to ensure the level of participation lives up to the name “Best of the Best.”He added that boat owners and captains will continue to inform the Ministry of what is needed to prepare for what may well be the most competitive weekend of sloop sailing in the history of The Bahamas — anticipating the weekend will be a ‘clash of the champions,’ this Thursday.“Speaking of champions, I am pleased that we will also be hosting the year-end race event for the Star Sailor’s League.  Sailors from around the world have begun arriving and training in Montagu Harbour for what, too, will be a very competitive race,” said Minister Wells.“As a fellow Olympian and a proud Bahamian, I am particularly pleased that we will be hosting a number of Olympic gold medalists and world champions in this race.   I thank Mr. Robert Dunkley and the Nassau Yacht Club team for their work in staging the races along with the Star Sailor’s League.   I am particularly delighted to announce that our own Olympic Gold medal winner, The Sea Wolf, Sir Durward Knowles, will be out to view the races.”#MagneticMediaNews#BestoftheBestRegattaPhoto credit: Life on The Hook Related Items:#BestoftheBestRegatta, #magneticmedianewslast_img read more

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Tangail road crashes kill five

first_imgRoad AccidentFive people, including a couple, were killed in separate road crashes in Mirzapur, Ghatail and Delduar upazilas of Tangail on Sunday, reports UNB.In Mirzapur upazila, three people were killed when a Tangail-bound bus from Gazipur rammed a CNG run auto-rickshaw at Baimhati Court area in the morning, said sub-inspector of Mirzapur police station Abdus Samad.The deceased were Shariful, 40, son of Falu Mia, Jahangir, 35, and his wife Taslima Begum, 28, of Chandulia village in the upazila.In Ghatail upazila, Kalam Mia, 50, son of Afsar Ali of Chariabid village, was killed and five others were injured when a goods-laden truck hit a battery-run human hauler at Garo Bazar in the morning.Meanwhile, Sohrab Hossain, 50, son of Sadaruddin Mandal of Kaliakoir upazila in Gazipur district, was killed when a tree log-laden truck hit him while giving side to a bus around 12:00am at Signboard in Delduar upazila of the district.last_img read more

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