Yacht sailing festival begins in less than 3 weeks
Grenada on the map as world-class sailing destination
The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, has announced their support of the 2012 Grenada Sailing Festival, taking up the sponsorship title of the Festival’s Charter Class for the forthcoming event.
The company was founded in 1969 and is now a member of TUI Travel Group®. With charter operations in over 25 destinations across the Caribbean, North America, Mexico, South Pacific, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, and Far East, their yachts are a well-known sight in the waters of Grenada and the Grenadines. Since 2010, The Moorings fleet of 35’ to 51’ custom-built catamarans and monohulls have been based in the state-of-the-art Camper & Nicholsons’ Port Louis Marina.
The Moorings works closely with world-renowned yacht builders to develop yachts customized for charter cruising, and will help select the right yacht to suit all ranges of sailing experience. The Moorings’ fleet based at Port Louis Marina will be available for charter and participation in the Grenada Sailing Festival 2012. For more details, contact the Moorings at www.themoorings.com .
Welcoming the news, Grenada Sailing Festival Chairman, Mr. Jimmy Bristol said: “The Moorings is well-known and respected world-wide for its sailing charter operations, and we are delighted to have this prestigious name linked with the Grenada Sailing Festival and its Charter Class. There has been a long history between The Moorings and the island of Grenada, and it is particularly good news that the company is once again basing its fleet here at Camper & Nicholsons’ Port Louis Marina. The combination of a renowned charter operation and top quality Marina facility will further ensure that Grenada is on the map as a world-class sailing destination.”
The Moorings Charter Class will be one of the racing class options available for entries to the 2012 Grenada Sailing Festival Camper & Nicholsons Racing Series, to be held from Friday, January 27 to Tuesday, January 31. Other classes will be Racing; Racer/Cruising, Cruising, Mutlihull, and J24. Entries can be made directly online at the official Festival website www.grenadasailingfestival.com or by emailing the office at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Grenada Sailing Festival wishes to thank all its sponsors and supporters already on board for 2012: the Grenada Board of Tourism, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, ScotiaBank, United Insurance, Mount Gay Rum with agent Bryden & Minors, Budget Marine, True Blue Bay Resort, The Moorings, The Victory Bar & Restaurant, North South Wines, SOL EC Ltd., Grenada Breweries Ltd., GBN, LIME, Chivas Regal, American Airlines, British Airways, Horizon Yacht Charters, Spice Island Marine Services, Grenada Union of Teachers Co-Op Credit Union, Island Dreams Yacht Services, Turbulence Ltd., Steele’s Auto Supplies, Harris Paints (Barbados) Ltd., Coca Cola, Grenlec, Glenelg Spring Water, Spice Isle Fish House, Country Cold Store, Marketing & National Importing Board, and Mitchell’s Health & Wellness.