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Finals Day at the Barbados Waterman Festival

Finals Day at the Barbados Waterman Festival

[ 0 ] June 5, 2017

Day 5 of the Barbados Waterman Festival started with torrential down pouring white squalls. The mood at the beach was worrying. Head Judge Simeon Glasson was concerned that conditions would not improve and it would be difficult to get results. Conflicting interpretations from the locals suggested that we may or may not get any heats done. Simeon […]

Barbados Waterman Festival Day 4

Barbados Waterman Festival Day 4

[ 0 ] June 4, 2017

Guest Editor Bernd Roediger gives us the day’s report. Today, we ran heats. A lot of them, in the usual succession that is common in competition. This is the way of things, Its fun for the competitors, especially the people that win! But it sometimes struggles to bring people in from outside the scope of […]

Barbados Waterman Festival Day 3

Barbados Waterman Festival Day 3

[ 0 ] June 3, 2017

On the morning of Day 3, the weather was looking promising, so at the 8:30am skippers meeting all riders were put on hold. At 11am head judge Simeon Glasson called the first heat on for the women. Flora Vergnoll Flora Vergnoll set the tone with a cleanly landed rocket air taking the win, while Sam […]

Barbados Waterman Festival Day 2

Barbados Waterman Festival Day 2

[ 0 ] June 2, 2017

As forecast, the second day of our waiting period failed to offer much in the way of wind or waves at the event site. Fortunately Brian Talma always knows what is best to do around Barbados. He suggested packing up the cars and trucks and having a bit of a tourist day. A trip to […]

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