Archive for January, 2016

Young sailors retain regatta crown

Young sailors retain regatta crown

| 29/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two young sailors were repeat winners in their class in the Captain Leroy Watson East End Regatta held at the Reef Resort 23-24 January. Last year’s defending champions, Ava Hider, 13, and Charlotte Webster, 11, again took first place in the Laser Pico class, which involved nine boats competing in six races over the two […]

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Equestrian Fowler wins international event

Equestrian Fowler wins international event

| 29/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman rider Chloe Fowler, 13, who was competing internationally for the first time, has won in her class at a jumping show in Ocala, Florida. Each year hundreds of horses are shipped in for the 10-week HITS Ocala show season, which culminates in the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix in March. As well as […]

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Over 100 local artists line-up for festival

Over 100 local artists line-up for festival

| 28/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The first ever Poinciana film music and arts festival kicks-off this weekend to showcase the diversity of artists in the Cayman Islands. The event is spearheaded by local film maker Badir Awe, who has ambitions to make the uniquely Caymanian festival a premier event in the Caribbean cultural calendar and says the goal is to […]

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Mercuryman attracts international triathletes

Mercuryman attracts international triathletes

| 28/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The fourth annual Generali Mercuryman, the Cayman Islands’ only half-iron distance triathlon, attracted both local and overseas professional athletes competing in the various events at the 17 January races. The overall winner for the professional triathletes division was British racer Rachel Joyce.

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Young design winners get stamp of approval

Young design winners get stamp of approval

| 28/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The five students who created the winning stamp designs for the 2015 special Christmas issue were recently presented with mementoes by the Cayman Islands Postal Service. Each young person received a framed stamp set with a first-day cover, a sheet of their stamps and a commemorative poster from Postmaster General Sheena Glasgow.

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