Round Guadeloupe - Guadeloupe Regatta, Caribbean, French West Indies

Association Triskell - Régate Guadeloupe, Antilles Françaises
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from Thursday 1 April
to Monday 5 April 2010


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.

Round Guadeloupe coursesEach 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.

This year the association Triskell innovates by offering competitors a new course which makes the Round Guadeloupe race a kind of Round  the Archipelago. Indeed each race will lead to the fleet on a different island each day and for sure one of the highlights of the 2010 edition will be the round Désirade race from Saint Francis for an "offshore" race whose intensity will only be matched by the beauty of the landscapes.



Schedule
Thursday 1 Apr
Gosier - Saint-François - 23 miles
10.00am - Departure (in front of Gosier Islet)
Arrival at Saint-François Marina
7pm - Apéritif
8pm - Results
8.30pm - Dinner and show animated by Dj RENE

Friday 2 Apr
Round Désirade Island - 37 miles
10am - Departure (in front of Saint-François)
Arrival at Saint-François Marina
7pm - Apéritif
8pm - Results
8pm - Dinner and show animated by Dj RENE

Saturday 3 Apr
Saint-François - Marie-Galante - 41 miles
8am - Departure (in front of Saint-François)
Arrival in Saint-Louis - Marie-Galante Island
7pm - Apéritif at Kawan Beach Hotel
8pm - Results
8.30pm - Dinner and show animated by Dj RENE

Sunday 4 Apr
Marie-Galante - Les Saintes - 30 miles
10am - Departure (in front of Saint-Louis)
Arrival at the Saintes
7pm - Apéritif at Pompierre's beach
8pm - Results
8.30pm - Dinner and show animated by Dj RENE

Monday 5 Apr
Les Saintes - Gosier - 27 miles
10am - Departure
Arrival Pointe-à-Pitre Channel
18pm - Prize giving ceremony at Bas du Fort Marina's and final party