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Sands Regatta Winners at Fort Montague
August 23, 2012
Sands Regatta Winners at Fort Montague

Nassau, Bahamas – On July 29, 2012, Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company, makers of the famous Sands Beer held their first E Class regatta and “Man in the Boat” sculling race at Fort Montague, Nassau.

The regatta was a celebration of sailing, the art of sculling as well as paying homage to the Sheldon Gibson Summer Youth program where Bahamian youths learnt how to make the 12-foot E Class boat...

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July 13, 2012
Scull the boat challenge

Veteran skipper and boat builder Sheldon Gibson has sent out a challenge to anyone who thinks they have what it takes to scull a dinghy boat.
The old tradition will come alive again on July 22, the final day of competition in the Sands Man in the Boat Sailing and Sculling Race. The mini regatta, featuring E-class boats, is set for July 21 at the Montagu Beach.
"All of those loud mouth people who t...

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May 04, 2012
Five Events Celebrated The Earth

Eleuthera, Bahamas – Earth Day 2012 celebrations in Eleuthera took on a whole new transformation where dreams, vision and collaboration were some of the successful ingredients that made it one, like no other. Six figures were invested into this project and as people learned more about the One Eleuthera Foundation, verbal pledges were committed towards signature projects on the Island. Branding Ele...

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April 25, 2012
Exuma's economy prepares for boost

Exuma will receive a major economic boost this weekend, as hundreds are expected to travel to that island this week to participate in the National Family Island Regatta.
Godfrey Gray, the island's chief councilor, revealed to Guardian Business that hosting the annual boating event has great meaning for the economy. He shared how Exumians look forward to the regatta because it is a venture that ev...

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April 17, 2012
'E' Class boat presented to Sir Durward Knowles

Another chapter was added to the rich legacy of sailing in The Bahamas this past Saturday when Sheldon Gibson presented the 'Sea Wolf' himself, Sir Durward Knowles, with a snappy-looking 'E' Class regatta boat.
During a modest but significant ceremony that took place at the Nassau Yacht Club, Lady Holly Knowles poured champagne to christen the new One Bahamas 'E' Class boat and Master of Ceremony ...

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October 01, 2011
Facts and fiction about diversification

This column was first published on July 20, 2010

At a recent service marking his demission from office, the head of a prominent denomination offered the heated view that the Bahamian economy desperately needs to be diversified.
He proclaimed that he had advised successive governments of this need, but that his advice went unheeded.   Unfortunately, the religious head seems as expert in ...

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Environmental Advocate: 'New Economy Lies in Our Own Back Yard'
May 11, 2020
Environmental Advocate: 'New Economy Lies in Our Own Back Yard'

Days before The Bahamas entered the first phase of a shuttered economy, award-winning civic leader and environmental advocate Joseph Darville predicted that when the world emerged at the other side of the deadly pandemic, Bahamians would discover that the new economy “lies in our own back yard...”

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March 13, 2020
Bahamian Brewery on Track to meet its Rebuild and Restoration Goals

Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company Limited and Bahamians across the country have been counting the months, weeks, and days for production to resume on the company’s Truly Bahamian brands. Over the past few months, the company has marked a series of major milestones as it moves toward the official relaunch of the Brewery’s Grand Bahama operation and the return of its popular brands, including ...

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January 29, 2020
Save The Bays, Waterkeepers: 7 Years of Urging, Calling Attention to Reality of Climate Change, Now Time to Act

Leaders of two of the nation’s strongest voices in the cry for attention to climate change are urging top educators to impress upon students that the time to act is now...

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October 28, 2019
Bahamian Brewery Marks Major Post Dorian Milestone with Reopening of Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits in Grand Bahama

Two months of hard work, sweat, and determination culminated in the reopening of the Bahamian Brewery & Beverage (BBB) Company’s flagship retail store in Freeport on Monday. Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits officially reopened its doors, once again welcoming its scores of loyal customers as well as a staff complement of at least 12 people who will resume work...

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