By admin ~ April 1st, 2013. Filed under: Bahamas Update, Current Issue.
Bahamian regattas are truly spectacular events. They showcase the boatbuilding and sailing skills that were once commonplace in these islands and almost disappeared were it not for the start of the National Family Island Regatta 60 years ago. By the early 1950s, working sail was fast disappearing and the many vessels still working under canvas in The Bahamas had an uncertain future.