There were also the well-known Rolex Sydney Hobart yachts, including three Margaret Rintoul's for Stan Edwards, Windward Passage
for Rod Muir, and Cyclone for Max Ryan.
The storm is moving along the Windward Passage
between Haiti and Jamaica.
As of 2 pm (1800 GMT) the US National Hurricane Centre said the storm's eye was located over the Windward Passage
between Haiti and Cuba, with maximum sustained winds of 230 kilometres per hour as it moved north at 17 kph.
Patrick Prendergast, trainer of Windward Passage
He ran very well earlier in the year but was a little disappointing on his last run at Dundalk at the beginning of April, so we rested him up for a bit.
The company will operate US hotels, including the 142-room Radisson Hotel Cleveland-Gateway in Ohio, the 80-room Holiday Inn Express Braselton, the 139-room Hampton Inn Atlanta/Marietta, the 66-room Hampton Inn Cartersville, in Georgia, the 113-room Hampton Inn and Suites in Ocean City, Maryland, and the 160-room Windward Passage
Hotel, in Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas.
Thomas, Sapphire Beach Resort, Sapphire Village, Windward Passage
Hotel and Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa on St.
Thomas properties include Best Western Carib and Emerald Beach, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, FrenchmanOs Reef Marriott, Island Beachcomber, Mafolie Hotel and Windward Passage
With a deep water port facing the Windward Passage
and surrounded by large tracks of empty non agricultural land, planners can easily see Gonaives as a potential spot for industrial and commercial developments.
Two years ago, Windward Passage
was bumped from the field by the surprise entry of Danthebluegrassman, who wound up being scratched before the race.
We are going north to Cuba, skirting round the eastern tip through the Windward Passage
between Cuba and Haiti, and then along the Bahamas chain.