The third annual Financial Services Challenge
took place at Nanny Cay Marina on Sunday, June 24. It also proved to be
third time lucky for Conyers Dill & Pearman (Conyers).
Conditions were absolutely perfect as Guy Eldridge, partner at Conyers,
and his team went into the final race tied on points with Deloitte.
This race would decide who took the International Finance Centre Cup
home. It turned out to be a real nail biter. Race 11 saw a picture
perfect start with all 11 IC24s hitting the line with speed.
Bryshaun Scatcliffe, helming for Conyers, managed to win the pin end
with great speed as they took off along the shore just off Nanny Cay.
Andrew Waters helming for Deloitte started midline and looked to be in
great shape finding clean air and the freedom to tack off when he
Nanny Cay Marina and the Kids And The Sea (KATS) Swim
Program are joining forces for 2005 and 2006. Nanny Cay has signed on
as the official sponsor of the program dedicated to teaching the
children of the BVI to swim.
In addition to a cash contribution,
Nanny Cay will be providing the use of the Nanny Cay pool and provide
five scholarships for the 2005 program for pupils from the Ebenezer
Thomas Primary School in Sea Cows Bay. Scholarships will be awarded
based on a "Why I should Learn to Swim" writing competition due to be
run before the Summer swimming session.