This annual event features Class 'C' sprig sailing races and a church service.
Mangrove Cay Homecoming & Regatta
Organization / Contact:
Mr. Ruston Moxey / Ms. Regan Turnquest
(242) 369-0131 / (242) 369-0331 / (242) 369-1688
Venue:Event Location Coordinates:
Swains, Mangrove Cay Andros
3 - 6 Jun
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.
6 - 9 Jun
A number of cultural activities will take place, including local Rake & Scrape music, an old-timer's fashion show, and much more, including a boat race that is the highlight of the event.The venue is located 10 miles from the Congo Town Airport.
24 - 29 Jun
The annual guided crossing to the Bahamas bring many repeat and first-time visitors in flotillas of up to 30 boats.
9 - 11 Jul
Regattas in The Bahamas started in 1954 when a group of Bahamians and American yachtsmen saw the need to revitalize the art of sailing and boat building in The Bahamas. Their efforts gave birth to the first regatta being held in Elizabeth Habour April 1954.