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Captain Musa shows who’s the boss @ Boat Racing at its Best

August 6th, 2018 | Tags:
Club President, Dr Melvin A. Turnbull Jr, in an invited comment, told this newsroom, “Drama Boat Club, thanks everyone that came, the boaters and the sponsors.” Photo: Team of Reporters
Carlyle 'Bullet' Morton, (left) winner of the 26 ft and up Vhull race with Club President Dr Michael A Turnbull. Photo: Team of Reporters
Carlyle 'Bullet' Morton, (left) winner of the 26 ft and up Vhull race with Club President Dr Michael A Turnbull. Photo: Team of Reporters
Pictured from Left to Right, 'Captain Donald,' Chad George Club Vice President and 'Co-Captain Richy' Photo: Team of Reporters
Pictured from Left to Right, 'Captain Donald,' Chad George Club Vice President and 'Co-Captain Richy' Photo: Team of Reporters
Featured Race winner, Captain Musa Claxton (right) and Club President Dr. Michael A Turnbull. Photo: Team of Reporters
Featured Race winner, Captain Musa Claxton (right) and Club President Dr. Michael A Turnbull. Photo: Team of Reporters
The family-oriented event was hailed as a success with patrons and participants having a great time; “all boats had their helmets and other safety equipment, and there were hundreds of people that came to watch a BVI tradition from Boat Race.” Photo: Team of Reporters
The family-oriented event was hailed as a success with patrons and participants having a great time; “all boats had their helmets and other safety equipment, and there were hundreds of people that came to watch a BVI tradition from Boat Race.” Photo: Team of Reporters
Zipping across the pristine VI waters in Boat Drama Club, ‘Boat Racing at its Best,’ 2018 at, Romney Park, West End, Tortola. Photo: Team of Reporters
Zipping across the pristine VI waters in Boat Drama Club, ‘Boat Racing at its Best,’ 2018 at, Romney Park, West End, Tortola. Photo: Team of Reporters
WEST END, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Boat Drama Club pulled off, ‘Boat Racing at its Best,’ at, Romney Park, West End, Tortola, where boat owner and Captain, Mustafa 'Musa' Claxton, copped top honours, prizes and bragging rights, in the featured race of the day.

Engines got revving for the big races shortly after noon and saw Wendell Ronan seizing the first race of the day in his ‘Get Luck’ 16 ft Action Marine vessel.

In the 245 to 260 hp, 20-22 feet, class ‘The Bookie’ piloted by Kadeon Potter, managed to beat out, ‘#DABishop, Dark Knight, The Vator and All In’ to cop top honours in the second race of the day.

USVI Win

Carlyle ‘Bullet’ Morton, was the winner of the 26 ft and up Vhull Category, beating out Akeem R. Pickering’s ‘Sonic Racing.’

Jarell Rhymer’s ‘Wuk Time’ and Osworth Pole’s ‘Pure Dogs,’ were scheduled to race but this did not obtain.

Racers from the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands (USVI), did not walk away empty handed, with ‘Captain Donald’ racing away with the win, in 250 to 300 hp, 20-22 feet category.

The family-oriented event was hailed as a success with patrons and participants having a great time; “all boats had their helmets and other safety equipment, and there were hundreds of people that came to watch a BVI tradition from Boat Race.”

This is according to Club President, Dr Turnbull Jr, who in an invited comment, told this newsroom, “Drama Boat Club, thanks everyone that came, the boaters and the sponsors.”

The event was been made possible through the sponsorship of Opposition Leader the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and the Virgin Islands (VI) Festival and Fairs Committee.

Other sponsors for the annual event—which forms part of the Virgin Islands 2018 Emancipation Celebrations—includes:  3J’s Trucking, Autland Heavy Equipment, AWS Trucking & Equipment, Bob’s Gas, Dynamic Cleaning & Consulting, Ferrol Car Rental, J Spot, Legacy Auto, Marine Power, Ministry for Education & Culture, Nova Vita Apparel & Print, Pro-Stock Marine, R.O.C. Marine, Stinky’s Barber Shop, Swift Hands Trucking, The Wellness Center, Triple “A” Trucking and WSI.

2 Responses to “Captain Musa shows who’s the boss @ Boat Racing at its Best ”

  • wet (07/08/2018, 12:02) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    good job guys
  • Gumption.Official (07/08/2018, 16:44) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Musa! I’ve known you for years and years and I’ve notice whenever you make the news it’s for something positive. I understand the culture and the fun etc. keep being safe and keep setting good examples ps good work with the clean up post irima.


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