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Annual Five Towns Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA)

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Event Dates: June 23, 2017 - June 30, 2017

About this Event

This renowned sailing event started as a fundraiser in 1974 and has now become one of the largest regattas in the country. Sailing enthusiasts from near and far flock to the Abaco waters in a quest to see the American boats.

Regatta Time is the dates between the American and Bahamian independence days and reflects the link between the two countries. It kicks off with the famous “Stranded Naked” event on Fiddle Cay, with races at Green Turtle Cay, Gauna Cay, Marsh Harbour, and Hope Town. The final event is at Pete's Pub in Little Harbour.

Admission Fee (if any)

Early registration before June 15th is as follows:

  • Individual race - $75.00
  • Four races - $300.00

Late registration after June 15th:

  • Individual race - $100.00
  • Four races - $350.00
Participation Requirements (if any)

A 2016 PHRF or MASF rating certificate is required.

Accessibility Notes: The site is accessible by boat only, which could be difficult for persons with mobility impairments.

 Pet Friendly Notes
Leashed pets are allowed, but must be controlled.

For More Information, Contact:

Dave/Kathy Ralph

P.O. Box AB-20551, Marsh Harbour, CO
(242) 367-2677

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Latitude: 26.775018000
Longitude: -77.325623000
Elevation: 16 FT (5 M)
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