Grand Bahama Island

Grand Bahama Regatta & Homecoming

Sailors of well-known Class A, B, and C sloops from throughout The Islands of The Bahamas will compete in different races just off Taino Beach in Lucaya. Trophies and cash prizes are awarded to the top boaters, but the most sought-after prize is the reputation of being "Champion of the Sea."

Spectators onshore can enjoy a festive environment of food, drinks, music and other entertainment throughout the weekend.

Freetown Fire Half Food & Heritage Festival

A Cultural festival highlighting the heritage of Freetown, the first place where slaves were freed in 1834. The main event, the Fire Hearth Cooking Competition, colloquially referred to as “fire half”, is one that is historically etched into the culture of the Freetown community, highlighting the tradition of using fire control to cook meals for their families. The day long festival will feature traditional games and competitions like pineapple eating, washboard and tin tub races.

It will be held on Gold Rock Creek East (site of Pirates of the Caribbean film set).

Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament

Sports fishing is indeed more adventurous, bigger and better in The Bahamas.

Get your passports ready, pack your bags and get ready to sail.

Imagine participating in two of the greatest recreational sporting activities on turquoise hued crystal clear waters, so spectacular, its destination is considered the most beautiful place on earth. You can with the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament, taking place April 20-23, 2017 with three, five or seven night stays at the Flamingo Bay Resort, in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

West End Jr. Sailing Regatta

The Ministry of Tourism, in support of the West End Eco-fishing Camp Association and the Grand Bahama Sailing Club, will host this recreational spring time event. The goal is to attract young sailors, many under age 15, for a weekend of competitive sailing and lots of  camaraderie for the entire family to enjoy.

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