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Posted by:Oct 18th 2009, 07:26:04 pm
HandsomeCanadiansimilar to...: killing a residence: I suppose
Posted by:Oct 18th 2009, 12:59:47 pm
Sea WeedThe Regatta was a great success in my option, in spite of the financing times that the world is experiencing. The people that were here, came because they love Briland and the people that resides.
Posted by:Oct 16th 2009, 08:43:47 pm
UglyAmerican"raggatta", I like that for some reason :)
Posted by:Oct 16th 2009, 06:47:21 pm
ash12just for clarification the one and only jet ski operator DOES NOT RENT ON THE BEACH! ON THE HARBOUR SIDE HE DOES,,us idiot people on harbour have more common sense than you may think! who chose to walk up an down drunk (so you say)! its there way of having fun! whats the differance between the tourist killing themself by drinking and driving or bahamian,s having a few drinks walking up an down the streets! or spring breakers or the cuban crew damaging carts, hotel rooms! and to note! there were no rooms damaged during the raggatta(BY BAHAMIANS WHO CAN AFFORD ROOMS ON EXPENSIVE BRILAND
Posted by:Oct 16th 2009, 05:12:12 pm
KimberlyYes, that thought may have our crossed our minds a time or two ;-).
Posted by:Oct 16th 2009, 05:10:00 pm
UglyAmerican"we are experiencing growing tensions with careless jetski operators"

It's only a matter of time before one of those idiot jetski clowns kills someone, and if you think $30 hotdogs and rotten service is bad for business just wait for the bad publicity that comes from killing a "winter residence"
Posted by:Oct 16th 2009, 03:50:20 pm
Kimberly Exactly what continues to draw you to our fair shores, sir?

You can't stand the seaweed on the beach, you have a bug for Sip Sip because you condemn them every fourth posting, you're teed off that we can't sport WalMart prices at the local grocery, and you think Brilanders are a bunch of arrogant drunks ... what gives? Yes, we are experiencing growing tensions with careless jetski operators, but we're a developing community. This isn't Bridgehampton, nor do we care to become your definition of the perfect suburban getaway.

Have another rum?

Did you lose your heart to a little girl in Dunmore Town ;-)?
Posted by:Oct 16th 2009, 03:34:34 pm
UglyAmericanbunch of drunks walking up and down Bay street with a jug of wine in their hand and cursing at anyone who happens to be near them.
Posted by:Oct 15th 2009, 01:23:46 pm
KimberlyLet's focus on Regatta 2011.

There are a few really good suggestions here for the committee to work with if they so choose, and they now know that there is an active group that wants to help promote regatta on an international level.

But it makes no sense to keep the regatta event schedule a secret, is what we're saying. Briland has been a popular sailing destination for the past 350+ years, so let's act like it!
Posted by:Oct 15th 2009, 01:17:30 pm
BBwhen since has Mr. Pennerman been on any committee, any committee.....
Posted by:Oct 15th 2009, 01:03:26 pm
Lady PFundraisers are not the problem. If the committee goes on National TV and outline a number of activities that will take place then obviously the funds/prizes must be in place for the winners. Its a matter of sticking to the plan to keep the ppl entertained and on Bay St so that they spend their money with the vendors. Further, it is constructive criticism that we are sharing and these are the facts not gossip.
And the numbers don't add up if there were 3000 ppl at the regatta that was plenty.
Posted by:Oct 15th 2009, 12:37:11 pm
BBIf everyone gets onboard and involve with the fundraisers, we won't be going through this year after year after year. We will always be quick to critisize on somebodyelse's efforts...... And second hand news/ gossip is not gospel.
Posted by:Oct 13th 2009, 08:38:03 pm
Briland Lady2Right what committee is he on?the numbers don't add up-the committee needs to focus on more community involvement especially the older generation: have a pea & rice cookoff, best conch tasting conch fritters, best church choirs to get the "saints" involved-it should be a community wide involved affair. Not sleep all day-drunk all night, no activites for the young adults-all they can do is dress up and walk up & down bay street lookin'????come on-briland can do wayyyy better than this and for a 20th affair-that regatta should've been "off the charts"!
Posted by:Oct 13th 2009, 05:46:45 pm
ash12which committee is sadale on? 14,000 people and 5 hundred thousand made,,wow!!!
Posted by:Oct 13th 2009, 03:35:21 pm
Fig Tree News TeamCommittee member Sedale Pennerman had this report on the 2009 Briland Regatta ... with those proceeds, let's hope to see a few community projects really take off, like Liz Mackey's Mens Club, the Briland Park, the Barracks Hill ballfield, area scholarships for deserving students:

"Briland Regatta Update: Capacity Crowd -14,000,Money Made-$5hundred thousand Dollars, Ppl who wanted to come but cudnt get on nuttn-4,000, This Year Song - Champion Bubbler. 95% Was Drunk 24/7, And No One had No place To Stay .. Thats All til Nx year..
Posted by:Oct 12th 2009, 10:08:53 pm
Lady PI expected much more than what it turned out to be. For a 20th year anniversary, it should have been a BLAST! I suggest that you form a sub committee (for events) to host all events. There were absolutely no events during the day as advertised by Ricky on ZNS. What happened to the egg & spoon race, Briland's got talent, along with other activities to keep the people entertained. There should have been a schedule of events with times posted around the island and on the internet for all to see what was happening so that they can know when and where the events were taking place, and stick to the schedule. Last year Ricky boasted about making over $20,000.00 net profit, what did the committee donate to the community since this was the primary purpose or idea behind hosting the regatta 20years ago. No annoucement was made of them having made a donation whethre cash or something tangible to the school or the clinic whom all can benefit from.
Posted by:Oct 12th 2009, 06:43:16 pm
ash12well you can make the suggestion to either one of them. they have a whole year ahead,lets plan now for later
Posted by:Oct 12th 2009, 05:00:02 pm
KimberlyIf Paige and Lyn and Mario are serious about promoting the regatta, they know about Briland.com, Bahamas Issues, DaBahamianTing, Facebook and MySpace, yes? Am just saying, they're letting a lot of information, money and promotion get away from them and the community efforts they support.

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Posted by:Oct 12th 2009, 03:26:49 pm
Briland Lady2I agree with trying to get in touch with someone that would have the correct information on the festivities. There also needs to be some solid information posted-such as a website, information on rooms seems to be resevered for people that know someone that give them first preference, and there is never a clear cut indication on the entertainment segment
Posted by:Oct 12th 2009, 02:41:10 pm
ash12paige percentie,mario grant,lyn cleare, those are other persons that are on the raggatta committee

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