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Balamena II Wins Regatta Time in Abaco’s Overall Trophy

By David Ralph Abaco hosted a fleet of 34 sailboats that participated in the 44th annual Regatta Time in Abaco. The Regatta is a series of five sailing races that showcase Abaco by having each race in a different locality. This exposes the participants to several of our heritage settlements …

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Abaco’s Snipers Darts Team Wins Eleuthera Tournament

By Canishka Alexander Abaco is always a force to be reckoned with when it comes to just about every sport, and darts is no different. In mid-June, Abaco’s Snipers darts team players travelled to Savannah Sound, Eleuthera to compete in the Champs Cup against teams from other islands, which included …

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National Competition in Three Categories at the 28th Homer Lowe Regatta

Submitted by Sue Holloway Twenty-three sailors in three sailing classes from Abaco, Nassau, and Grand Bahama competed in the 2019 Homer Lowe Regatta on March 16-17 in Hope Town. The two-day event was sponsored by the Hope Town Sailing Club, Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate, and Hope Town Junior Sailing. The …

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Cruising Boats Compete for Founder’s Cup

By John S. Storck For the annual Hope Town Sailing Club’s Founder’s Cup race, March did not come in like a lion. In fact, after two postponements in late February due to too much wind, there was substantial doubt on Saturday morning, March 2, as to whether to run the …

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Abaco Tennis Association Offers Free Clinics

Abaco Tennis Association (ATA) tennis clinics are in full swing every week. Established in September 2016, Cameel McDonald, ATA president of the Abaco Tennis Association, said that there are currently 12 juniors enrolled in the free tennis clinics, which are held every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at …

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Fierce Competition Defines Flag Football Champs

On February 9, the Abaco Youth Football Association (AYFA) finished out the season with exciting Championship Games full of intense competition crowning both new and repeat champions. Before the gameday action began the league presented a framed jersey to the parents of the dearly departed Kale Pinder to honour his …

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The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic Is A Million-Dollar Swing

By Dawn Demeritte The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic was a million-dollar swing with golfers, visitors and organizers. A total of 132 players from around the world competed for the $600,000 purse at the Abaco Club on Winding Bay, January 20 – 23. This event was the second of two Web.com …

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Lady Eagles Win National Volleyball Tournament

After winning the local championship Volleyball School League, the Lady Eagles traveled to Nassau on Nov. 22 to participate in the Nationals that were being held over three days. Once again, the Lady Eagles won the National Tournament. The girls played six games during the tournament, winning five games and …

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Green Turtle Hosts Kashmir Reckley Basketball Tournament

Green Turtle Cay was abuzz with excitement as four junior basketball teams arrived on the quaint community on October 26 and 27 to participate in the 1st Kashmir Reckley Basketball Tournament. The aim of the tournament was to raise awareness about lupus and to garner funds to assist those who …

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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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