The occasion for numerous celebrations locally, but also for a new rally organized by Jimmy Cornell
, the Barbados 50. The idea is to sail the historic route to the West Indies, leaving from London, and passing via the Canaries, Senegal, the Gambia and Cape Verde. At the finish, the boats will be welcomed in the port of Bridgetown, where 35 new slips are going to be created for visiting boats.
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