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Mix of Boats for Round-Barbados Race

Source: The three-masted schooner Adix towered over the rest of the fleet of Barbados

Nano Project’s skipper won his weight in rum

The 60-mile Mount Gay Round Barbados Race always draws a wide assortment of boats,

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