Round Guadeloupe - Guadeloupe Regatta, Caribbean, French West Indies

Association Triskell - Régate Guadeloupe, Antilles Françaises
from Wednesday 20 May
to Sunday 24 May 2009

Guadeloupe Regatta, Caribbean, French West Indies Round Guadeloupe
A regatta around the archipelago of Guadeloupe, combining sport and festivities, a wonderful way to discoverv our islands

In lack of participants in the past, the 'Tour de Guadeloupe, has been revived by Triskell organisation 4 years ago. It now welcomes more than fifty yachts from the 'requin' to the Swan 62, sport catamarans, bareboat and racing monohulls and multihulls. Triskell aims to the participation of about sixty boats for the next edition.

Highly publicized on a local and national range, this event allowing to a discover the archipelago of Guadeloupe while sailing and racing, is a real touristic product that is to be promoted. It exposes all the assets of Guadeloupe and its islands but also their rich heritage.

Each step helps to discover the customs, folklore and traditional music composing Guadeloupe. All these festivities organized by municipalities hosting this event to discover or rediscover the beauty, kindness and hospitality that characterizes the local population. An appointment not to be missed ..... Sport and unforgettable celebration.

Wednesday 20 May
8am - Departure in front of Gosier Islet
Arrival in Saint-Louis Marie-Galante
7pm - Aperitif. Welcoming by Saint-Louis officials
8pm - Dinner and show

Thursday 21 May
8am - Deparure from Saint-Louis Marie Galante to Port-Louis via the Castels Point
7pm - Aperitif
8pm - Dinner and show

Friday 22 May
10am - Departure from Port-Louis
Windward/leeward course in the Grand-Cul-
de-Sac marin
Arrival in Deshaies
7pm - Aperitif
8pm - Dinner and show

Saturday 23 May
8am - Engine powered Rally from Deshaies to
Vieux Fort
12am - Race departure from Vieux-Fort lighthouse
Arrival at the Saintes
7pm - Aperitif
8pm - Dinner and show
All night - The Saintes party

Sunday 24 May
10am - Departure from Terre de Haut - The Saintes
Arrival at Gosier
6pm - Aperitif and award ceremony