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Resort Hosts Oyster World Rally

Resort Hosts Oyster  World Rally
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April 05
11:29 2017

Yachts that are part of the 2017 Pacific Rally will be welcomed at the Musket Cove Island Resort and Marina in October.

They are hosting the event following the success of the inaugural Oyster World Rally in 2013/14.

The event was organised exclusively for the owners of Oyster yachts in the Caribbean and this time around 31 Oyster yachts have already signed-up for the second Oyster World Rally 2017/19.

“Musket Cove is showing its sailing personality once again by welcoming 29 yachts from the 2017/2019 Oyster World Rally to its beautiful shores this October,” said sales and marketing manager Alex Raicebe.

“This event will follow the 34th legendary Fiji Regatta, a busy sailing season which is on September 15-20.”

The yachts that will compete in the rally includes, Oyster 72 Katharsis, Oyster 575 Sophistikate and Oyster 55 Miss Tiggy who won the cruising division of this race two years running.

“This is a massive event with Musket Cove as the home of regatta to be part of this event, famous for its traditional, warm hospitality, and a “fun factor” for the yachties.”

According to the organisers the race began on January 15 from Antigua; this fully-supported, 27,000 mile circumnavigation extended from 15 to 27 months and comprising four connecting stages, participants can look forward in this event to lengthier, more relaxed exploration of the Pacific and Asian islands, while also discovering more of New Zealand and Australia.

Last month, the Oyster yachts had regrouped to navigate the Panama Canal together.

The Oyster fleet is expected to arrive in the Marquesas Islands at the beginning of the dry season, avoiding the humid weather of the rainy season and to enjoy a full six months exploring thousands of islands in the Central Pacific; the Marquesas Islands, including Tuamotos, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Tonga and Fiji.

Meanwhile, the Oyster fleet is expected to regroup in Auckland, New Zealand in late October, to be clear off and avoid the cyclone season in the South Pacific

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