Acklins Island Regatta

This annual sailing competition features a variety of festive activities, in addition to the racing with Class A, B, and C sloops. There will be a float parade from the airport to the Regatta Park, bus tours throughout the island, boat curing, boat riding with performances by Bahamian artists and other activities on board, a fashion show, beauty pageant, local food and drinks for sale, fun and games for the entire family - such as plaiting of the pole, climbing the greasy pole - and contests like conch cracking, bark beating, dancing and much more, plus an award ceremony and skippers' party.

Organization / Contact:
Mr. Curtis Hanna Jr.
Phone:
(242) 477-3451

Address

Regatta Park
Spring Point Acklins
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