April 21, 2015
Hairoun Beer Mayreau Regatta April 30 – May 3

The 2015 Hairoun Beer Mayreau Regatta will take place over four days, from Thursday, April 30 to Sunday, May 3.

A release from the organizers say this year, “the regatta will be bigger and better than ever with four fun-filled days for the whole family….”{{more}}

The highlights of Thursday, April 30, will be: a fishing competition (sponsored by the Tobago Cays Marine Park and LIME), cricket games, a traditional cooking competition, the opening ceremony, a games night with bingo, dips and punchboard, and an after party.

On Friday, May 1, locals and visitors of all ages can enjoy a wide range of events and activities, all sponsored by YELLOW PAGES (Global Directories): fourth annual lionfish derby, kite flying contest, maypole dancing, children’s activities, domino contest, basketball (Mayreau vs Canouan), second annual lionfish cooking competition, culture and talent show, and an after party.

Saturday, May 2 will feature: sailboat races, onshore activities for children and adults, and an all-white glow party with DJ Malcolm X.

The regatta will wrap up on Sunday, May 3 with: sailboat races, onshore activities for adults and children, and the closing ceremony, with trophies donated by SVG Tourism Authority.

There will be boat rides from both Union Island and Canouan to the regatta on May Day and for the ALL-WHITE GLOW PARTY with DJ Malcolm X on Saturday night.

There will also be boats leaving from Union on Sunday at 11 in the morning and at noon. The cost, which includes welcome aboard rum punch, made with Sunset, donated by St Vincent Distillers, is $30 return from Union and $40 return from Canouan.