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 March 5, 2012 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL Yacht Chandlers, top megayacht services provider and IGY Anchor Club Member, recently announced that they are bringing Crew Olympics to Fort Lauderdale, one of the most popular events for captains and crew in the Caribbean. “We wanted to do something special for captains and crew in South Florida to culminate the season with a big bang,” said James James of Yacht Chandlers. Sponsors of the event include Yacht Chandlers, IGY Marinas, Virgin Yachts, Hinckley Yachts, International Yacht Training (IYT), Dania Cut and Brownie’s. 


On April 1st, the event will take place at Tigertail Lake Recreational Center in Dania Beach from noon to 6pm. Some of the games and activities played will include:


·         Rock wall                                       

·         Paddleboard races

·         Canoe races

·         Tug-of-war

·         Lime-and-spoon race

·         Beach Paddle Ball

·         TBD – weather permitting – windsurfing competition

·         Hobie Cat and Laser races

·         And much more!

Transportation to the park will be provided by the Yacht Chandlers van that will pick up captains and crew starting at 10am, making the rounds at The Hilton, Pier 66, Bahia Mar, Sunrise Harbor, Dania Cut and surrounding marinas. Captains and crew must pre-register for the event by emailing with a team name, vessel name and length, and individual team members’ names. Teams will be made up of 6 to 8 crew members. For more information, please call Yacht Chandlers at 954.761.3463. Read more here.

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