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August, 2018

  • 7 August

    Local Sailor Inducted into National Family Island Regatta Hall of Fame

    For Jeff Gale of Hope Town, 2018 has been a pinnacle year of moments that will last a lifetime all afforded to him through his passion for the sport of sailing. He was born in Fort Lauderdale to Dave and Phoebe Gale who were originally from Pelham Manor, New York …

July, 2018

  • 11 July

    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 …

June, 2018

  • 27 June

    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 …

December, 2017

  • 18 December

    ARSS Takes Two of Three Best-of-the-Best Crowns

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta concluded December 10 in Montagu Bay in Nassau with three new champions crowned, two of which were the Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS). “It Ain’t Right” (C Class) and “Lonesome Dove” (B Class) Skippered by Jeff Gale along with …

July, 2017

  • 13 July

    Regatta Time in Abaco Features Races from Hope Town to Green Turtle

    Regatta Time in Abaco, a series of sailboat races, successfully held its 42nd event from June 23 - 29, 2017. This event brings sailors as well as hundreds of land-based visitors to Abaco who enjoy the races and shore parties held nightly at various resorts in several towns. This is Abaco’s largest tourism event and takes visitors from Hope Town in the south to Green Turtle Cay in the North.

May, 2017

  • 11 May

    Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate Brings the Boom to Exuma

    The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS) brought the National Family Island Regatta Championship back home to Abaco. Over four exciting days of sailing in Exuma, the ARSS crew piloted the C-Class “It Ain’t Right” and B-Class “Lonesome Dove” for a combined eight Top-2 finishes.

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Stiff Winds and Competition for Homer Lowe Regatta

    The 26th Annual Homer Lowe Memorial Regatta was held March 25-26 in Hope Town, sponsored by the Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate and Hope Town Junior Sailing. The event attracted 28 sailors from six different islands and cays, including Grand Bahama and New Providence.

January, 2017

  • 4 January

    Local Captain Completes Prestigious Course

    Cruise Abaco has announced that Captain Raymond Lowe successfully completed the American Sailing Association’s Instructor Certification Programme.

May, 2016

  • 12 May

    Abaco Sailing Club Fares Well at Regatta

    The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS) fared well at the George Town, Exuma 63rd Annual National Family Island Regatta May 36 through 30 with third place in two classes, including a win in one of the B Class races.

April, 2016

  • 27 April

    Abaco Set to Compete in Exuma Regatta

    The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS) is set to compete in one of the Bahamas’ oldest Regattas in George Town, Exuma starting April 26 through 30, and will compete in three classes.