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July 05, 2019
Stakeholders meet over water sport protocols

THE Tourism Development Corporation yesterday held a stakeholder meeting to discuss the development of emergency protocols and regulations for the water sport industry.

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May 15, 2019
Baha Mar employs two Bahamians to provide water sports - Wells

AMID concerns from watercraft operators about Baha Mar's alleged renting of motorised watercraft to its guests, Transport Minister Renward Wells yesterday confirmed the resort is not licenced or authorised to do so directly.

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May 08, 2019
Vendors unhappy with hotels renting water sports equipment

SCORES of disgruntled watercraft operators flocked to Goodman's Bay yesterday to protest against hotels renting vessels to their guests.

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May 02, 2019
Tough new laws on way to make water sports safer

PARLIAMENT yesterday began debate on amendments aiming to better regulate the water sports industry, among them a fine of up to $5,000 and/or one year suspension of a certificate for inadequate safety provisions.

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April 03, 2019
Minister of Transport Hosts Town Hall Meeting with Jet Ski and Water Sport Operators

Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Renward Wells, along with Port Department officials, met with stakeholders in the Jet Ski and water sport industry in a Town Meeting, Monday, April 1, at the National Training Agency...

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October 11, 2018
PLP: We were voted out before we could regulate water sports

THE Christie administration drafted amendments to laws governing water sport activities in the Bahamas but was voted from office before tabling the amendments in the House of Assembly.

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January 13, 2016
Reforms for water sports industry

In response to calls from officials in both the water sports industry and the hotel sector and in the wake of a U.S. advisory, Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin yesterday announced measures intended to demonstrate that serious attention is being directed at the concerns forwarded with respect to the water sports industry.

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My Own Water Sports Awards two BTVI Marine Maintenance Scholarships
October 02, 2017
My Own Water Sports Awards two BTVI Marine Maintenance Scholarships

My Own Water Sports, in partnership with the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), presented two students with scholarships to complete a 12-week course in Marine Outboard Engine Preventative Maintenance...

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August 29, 2017
My Own Water Sports hosts 2nd Annual Back-to-School Splash in Nassau Village

At the 2nd Annual Back-To-School Splash, children from the Nassau Village community got a jump-start on the upcoming school year with a fun-filled event hosted by My Own Water Sports...

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June 15, 2017
Water sports veteran laments lack of oversight in industry

A VETERAN water sports operator has criticised the lack of oversight in the industry, telling The Tribune yesterday that at least 75 per cent of the persons involved in the sector could be described as "gangsters with no respect for rule or law."The

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