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Long Island Regatta

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Newly renovated regatta site. A must see to appreciate and experience.
 
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Event Dates: May 31, 2017 - June 03, 2017

About this Event

The Long Island Regatta is celebrated every year, during the Bahamas Labour Day holiday weekend in June, lasting for up to three days. It is held at the Regatta Site in the Salt Pond settlement, and brings together families, friends, and visitors from all over The Bahamas and the world.

It is the second largest sailboat competition in The Bahamas, and features Class A, Class B, and Class C boats (all made in The Bahamas); a competitive triathlon (swimming, cycling, and rowing the boat); artisans displaying their handmade crafts, jewelry, and straw goods; plus a number of Bahamian dishes are served: peas and rice, baked/barbeque chicken, pork, fish, conch, shrimp and lobster fritters, conch salad, as well as coconut cakes, coconut water, etc.

Admission Fee (if any)

None

Participation Requirements (if any)

Anyone can participate, and there are no special requirements. Individuals who would like to take part in the boat races can partner with a crew competing in the sport, free of charge.

Accessibility Notes: The site is easily accessible to persons who are physically challenged or in wheelchairs.

 Pet Friendly Notes
No pets are permitted.
 

For More Information, Contact:

Mr. Chester Fox

irishdarklovely@gmail.com

Queen's Highway, Salt Pond, LI
(242) 338-0038
Long Island Tourist Office

sfox@bahamas.com

Queen's Highway, Salt Pond, LI
(242) 338 8668 · fax (242) 338 8669

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Salt Pond Cultural Site

The Salt Pond Cultural Site is where the annual Long Island Regatta is held every year, during...

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