Mar 22, 2017

SXM Kelly Brown Wins 2Hey heyheyyyyyyyy there Johnny Boy !!!!

OK that was super FUNWOW !!!!

Final day was unbelievable !!!

Quite possibly the single greatest day of competitive sailing that I have ever witnessed –

Black And WhiteTurned out to be the best day …. I am attaching a few photos for you to use right now if you need to but I have an awful lot to go through to make more selections - this will have to be later on tonight so hope these will do for now -

The UB40 (Yes!!!!) and Mya concert was also fabulous and the crowd was massive … they estimated over 10,000 (so I was told) - all great … but yet another power failure held everything up and the awards portion took wayyyyyyy too long to complete -

Anyway here is the news item for you and the photos below - One of the Canadian boats, the guys from Winnipeg, took the first place honours in one of the classes - I have photos opt them at the ceremony as well - to come later -
Cheers for now - chat later - I will be back in studio one week from today …


Oh yeah - they did confirm for me that I was in fact the ONLY Canadian Media person here - still baffles me -

Best for now – JG
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Hey hey man -

I will be uploading onto my FB page shortly -

CYOB’s fearless, if slightly eccentric reporter in the Cariibbean paradise


Lots of pics … tried to cut them down as there seems to be too many but so much colour and so much fun … and tension … there were some intense moments out there …



Floating FlamingosIn the meantime … LOOOK OUT !!!!! A FLOTILLA OF FLAMINGOS AND PARROTS !!!!!! - Cheers – JG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hey hey heyyyyyy there Johnny Boy -

OK I selected some of the better images and they are all posted on my FB page …

I have more to go through from the awards presentations but here is one of the big overall winners …

Kelly Brown and the crew from Winnipeg

Direct from that well-known "sailing capital of Canada" ….. good old WINNIPEG !!!! Yep, thats right … WINNIPEG !!!!!

They went crazy when they met me … a media guy from Canada covering this race … what a concept he says …

Here is Mr Kelly Brown and Linda Strachan and their crew … aboard Silhouette …

FIRST PLACE WINNERS (in their category) at The 37th Heineken Regatta … Largest warm water sailing event on the planet !!!! HOW GREAT IS THIS ???!!!!!!

OK, I have to go for now … more later buddy boy …. Cheers, JG

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