Start of the Easter Monday Boat Race - 1997
|From the Anguilla Local News - Site Map.|
Anguilla's National Sport is racing traditional, open
The races call for a unique skill, and the winners become
Anguillian celebrities. The races are usually on holidays
and draw an enthusiastic crowd, sometimes even following the
race in car caravans.
To win you must grab a flag from a buoy.
The Race is Over (pic)
|Read the new book, Nuttin' Bafflin' about Anguilla Boat Racing.|
The next major race is on Anguilla Day, May 30th, completely around the island. It starts at Sandy Ground at 9:30am, heading north to Scrub Island, and ends at Sandy Ground at about 3pm. Ask around to join a chase boat. Among the 14 boats entered are Bluebird, DTree, DeChan, Light n'Peace. Carnival Races in August will be held on the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 10th.
Read about the 1998 Easter Race.
Revised: April 14, 1998
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