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The Butterfly Organization Organizes Golf Fundraiser for Domestic Violence Counselling

On Oct. 20, The Butterfly Organization of The Abacos held its first fundraising event by inviting 18 local golf aficionados to participate in a golf tournament held on the pristine golf course of The Abaco Club at Winding Bay. According to the organizers, the fee for each participant was $299 …

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Abaco Athlete Commits to Grizzlies

After a long recruiting process, Abaconian basketball player D’Andre Vilmar has committed to junior college powerhouse Missouri State-West Plains Grizzlies for the upcoming Fall 2018-2019 campaign. The 6’4″ guard from Pigeon Peas was one of eight newcomers announced by Grizzlies head coach Chris Popp. “D’Andre is an explosive athlete. He’s …

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Abaco Darts Players Secure Three Medals at 9th WDF Championships

The Trinidad and Tobago Darts Association hosted the 9th World Darts Federation (WDF) Americas Cup and 22nd Caribbean Cup Darts Championships in July. Malcolm Spicer, president of WDF Americas, accompanied Team Bahamas to Trinidad. While there, Robin Albury won the America’s Cup in the men’s singles, and Shane Sawyer, placed …

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Regatta Time in Abaco 2018

Enjoying a great week of weather, the 43rd Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA) brought dozens of sailors and hundreds of guests to Abaco to take part in races and shore parties across on June 24 through July 3. Taking the overall trophy in this year’s RTIA Division was Hope Town …

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Abaco Swimmer Sets Bahamian Backstroke Record

Miller Albury, who trains with Performance Aquatics in Florida but swims for Alpha Aquatics in Nassau, Bahamas, has committed to Queens University of Charlotte for 2018-19. He will join Germany’s Alexander Kunert in the class of 2022. Miller, the son of Bill and Victoria Albury, said “I look forward to …

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Local Athletes Well Represented at Swimming Nationals

Abaco swimmers represented well, as they helped to lift Mako Aquatics Club to a win at this year’s 47 Rev Bahamas National Swimming Championship Nationals which took place on June 16-19. Competing from Abaco were 18 swimmers, all of whom earned personal best times, many of which made finals and …

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48th Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament Adds Charity Recipients

The Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament took place between April 19-28, 2018.  The tournament is open to all ages, including a juniors’ category, with proceeds going to local charities every year. This year was the tournament’s 48th annual. The tournament had a great turnout as anglers competed for top prizes. Despite …

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ARSS Continues to Compete Nationally

The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (A.R.S.S.) has been busy lately participating in the traditional Bahaman Sloop Sailing races in George Town, Exuma and Salt pond, Long Island. Traditional sailing sloops are wooden sailing vessels, made in the Bahamas and sailed by Bahamians. Sails are mostly canvas, no electronics or winches …

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Judo Club Competes in Nationals and CARIFTA

The Abaco Judo Club traveled to Nassau to compete in CARIFTA Judo and the Bahamas Open National Tournament on June 22 and 23 and once again they represented Abaco well. CARIFTA started Friday night and Abaco was well represented with four Judoka fighting for Team Bahamas. Desmond Bootle Jr. captured …

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Lo Que Sea Wins Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament

The 6th annual “Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament” had 16 teams enter this big jackpot tournament hosted by the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina, Bahamas on May 31-June 2, 2018. This year produced a catch of 40 billfish (20 blue marlin, 14 white marlin, and 6 sailfish) released …

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