Cap Cana, Dominican Republic – Marina Cap Cana celebrated this weekend of October 11th to the 14th, its fifteenth edition of the Cap Cana Classic International Billfish Tournament. Where at least 30 fishermen from Puerto Rico, the United States, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic participated.
Three intense days of fishing where a total of 38 releases of at least 50 bites of billfish were achieved, for an average of 5.42 releases of 7.14 bites per vessel.
These were the galored participants by category:
Boat with most releases:
Doña Lucy – 10 releases
Isabela – 7 Releases
Black Gold – 7 Releases
Anglers with most releases:
Rafael Caicedo (Doña Lucy) – 5 Releases
Rafel Martinez (Amazing Grace) – 3 Releases
Mike McCarthy (Black Gold) – 3 Releases
Female anglers with most releases:
Natalie Rodríguez (Doña Lucy) – 2 Releases
Juvenile Angler with most releases:
Diego Media (Isabela) – 2 Releases
Boat with most releases by Nationality:
Puerto Rico – “Doña Lucy” – 10 Liberaciones
Dominican Republic – “Isabela” – 7 Liberaciones
United States – “Black Gold” – 7 Releases
Venezuela – “Amazing Grace” – 5 Liberaciones
In this edition the tournament counted with the presence and support of important personalities in the world of fishing such as:
Carey Chen, creator of hundreds of exclusive paintings for tournaments recognized worldwide, who during the activity made an original painting as a donation to the Forjando un Futuro Foundation and “Autism Without Borders”. Peter Chaibongsai, Director of Conservation Programs of the Billfish Foundation, who have dedicated countless efforts to the protection of the billfish species and Jen Copeland, Senior Editor in Chief of the renowned magazine Marlin magazine.
Sponsorship of recognized national and international brands:
Aftco, Air Master, Allied Rent-Car, Amazing marine store, Coast of the sea, Diageo with its brands Don Julio, Johnnie Walker, Ketel One, Tanqueray, Zacapa, Brigate, Grupo Cometa with its lubricant brands Total and LTH batteries, Tonka Entertaiment, Squidnation, Importadora Costa with Santul tools, Petromovil, Presidente Beer, Pelagic, Punta Cana Doctors, Medvel, Media Plus, Caney Pharmacy, Europcar, Fathom, Eagle Claw, among others.
About Marina Cap Cana: Inaugurated in 2007, the Marina is the heart of CAP CANA, with more than 152 berths available for yachts up to 8 feet deep and surrounded by approximately 655 delivered real estate units Due to its privileged location, next to the Mona Passage, one of the best billfisheries of the world, it places it in an enviable position in relation to the rest of the Caribbean. Marina Cap Cana offers the following
Services: complementary Wi-Fi, provisioning and catering services upon request at the moorings; Customs and immigration services / port entry personnel in the marina, the average depth in the entrance channel is eight feet (2.5 meters), individual moorings protected with very little tidal rise, straight entry channel for easy entry day or night, waste oil disposal service, sewage service and center for captains.
About Cap Cana: Located in the heart of the Caribbean, on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Cap Cana is an exclusive gated community surrounded by extraordinary cliffs.
This unique 6,200-acre development includes more than three miles of white sand beaches, a protected harbor marina, an award-winning Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, a bilingual school, restaurants and bars, luxury hotels and sophisticated elegant homes, combined with hospitality that knows no borders, the measure of your desires.
Discover why those who know and appreciate the good life have decided to call Cap Cana their home.