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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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Perry Cooke Inter-School Meet Features Best Young Swimmers in Abaco

While some of the local schools were in Nassau representing Abaco in the Annual Pancho Rahming Track & Field Meet, in the morning of May 25, other athletes from seven local schools were in Hope Town participating in the 17th Annual Perry Cooke Swim Meet. Sixty seven swimmers as young …

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Dolphin Derby Draws Anglers to Pete’s Pub

Fifty six people on seventeen boats participated in the Pete’s Pub Thirty First Annual Dolphin Derby, a fishing tournament spread over four days, starting May 9. Preparing for the evening ceremony, Gregory Johnston and his wife Heather, the organizers of the event, were tallying up the results and deciding to …

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Stingrays Capture First Win Against NABA

According to Coach Ted Curry of the Central Abaco Stingrays, the Central Abaco youth baseball league is doing very well. In fact, the Stingrays made history a few weeks ago in their 10-12 age group when they played against the North Abaco Baseball Association (NABA) on April 29 at the …

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Judo Club Continues to Excel

Four members of the Abaco Judo Club competed in Nassau this weekend in what would be, to date, their most important tournament, producing excellent results. “This October is going to be a very exciting month for The Bahamas Judo Federation as there will be two big events coming up,” Said …

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Agape Eagles Win Junior Boys Championship

For the third time during this year’s high school basketball  season, the Patrick J Bethel Marlins and the Agape Christian School Eagles faced each other in a basketball championship game, this time in the junior boys division. They had played against each other in February in the girls and senior …

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Abaco Youth Sail in Sir Durward Knowles Regatta

Youth from Abaco made their mark during the third annual Sir Durward Knowles Junior Regatta Nationals which was held at Taino Beach in Grand Bahama on April 6 and 7. The competition featured about 100 junior sailors from New Providence, Andros, Harbour Island, Exuma, Grand Bahama and Abaco who competed …

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Local Swimmer Contributes to Top CARIFTA Performance

The Bahamas continued their dominance last week claiming the top spot among elite junior swimming programmes in the region at CARIFTA. The 36-member team won back-to-back CARIFTA Swimming Championships and their fourth title in five years. Roman Pinder (above) of the Abaco Swim Club was a part of the team …

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