Eight Bells: Felix Hunter-Andre:
Felix Hunter-Andre, an active contributor in Jamaican boating, suffered an aneurysm and died suddenly on March 3 while on vacation with her husband, Etienne Andre, in her first home, Guyana. She was 69 years of age.
Felix was the Race Coordinator for the Pineapple Cup for decades, from her arrival in Jamaica in 1972, spanning the reign of the Fletchers, to the early 2000s. She was a hardworking, meticulous and persistent organizer who took care of every detail for this major event.
Through good years and bad, she carried on. Who’ll forget 1984, the year some of the fleet sailed into Cuban waters and were taken into custody by the army. Thanks to our long time member and th…
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Javier Conte extends at Lightning Winter Championship:
St. Petersburg, FL (March 25, 2018) – After light winds allowed just one race yesterday, day 2 of the Lightning Winter Championship started out slightly cooler and breezier and the 51-boat fleet was able to sail three races. Argentine Javier Conte who is the current Lightning North American, South American, and World champion, has all top five scores to lead by 18 points. Full report.
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