Rendez-vous and Price Giving Ceremony for Leg 4 Galapagos - Marquesas
Thu 28 Apr 2016 09:26
|On the 28th of April WARC held the Price Giving Ceremony for Leg 4 from Galapagos - Marquesas in the City Town Hall of Papeete. We first started with the Skipper’s Briefing for the independent sailing in the Society Islands.|
The Mayor of Papeete welcomed us and gave every crew a memory from Tahiti: a polished oyster shell. This time Alex and Inez got to get the price from the Mayor himself.
As for the Price Giving: in Class B our Finnish friends on Mearra Nieida won …
…and in Class A Take Off won again!!
Alex and Inez with their good friends Sheila (from Germany) and Dazs (from South Africa)
After the welcoming and price giving ceremony we were given a speech only to the Skippers by some chief praying for the waters we were to sail on.
Then the Tahitians gave us a spectacular dancing ceremony!
The responsible of the Tourist Board welcomed us too and explaining the Tahitian rituals while all the WARC crew enjoyed the entertainment.