This sailing regatta is the second largest in The Bahamas, next to the National Family Island Regatta held in The Exumas, and it is the major fund-raiser on the island. Skippers from throughout The Bahamas compete for cash prizes and trophies in A, B and C class races.
Sir Randol Fawkes established Labour Day in 1961, and it is now named in his honor.
This holiday commemorates the day when The Bahamas became a fully independent nation on July 10, 1973, separating from the United Kingdom. However, we remain a member of The Commonwealth of Nations.
16 - 26 Jul
Fifty six athletes, representing 21 countries that span every continent of the world, will compete over nine days of diving. At stake are titles for the world's deepest man and woman free diver —the biggest ever in this sport. This event takes place at the world famous Dean's Blue Hole.