For sale: One pirate ship

Anyone cruising the classified ads over Christmas may have spotted an item that stood out from the pages of cars, bikes and household furniture: “Pirate ship for sale.” The Jolly Roger, an icon of Cayman’s tourism industry and the most recognizable vessel in the island’s waters, is advertised for $500,000.

Cayman Economic Outlook turns focus to growth

Amid global economic and political uncertainty, the Cayman Economic Outlook 2017 conference will aim to put international trends into perspective for local business leaders. Fidelity (Cayman) Ltd. Vice President Tom Gammage said the event on Feb. 2 will have an eye toward growth opportunities.

Olympic long jump medalist coming to Cayman

Olympic gold medalist and Olympic record-holding long jumper Robert “Bob” Beamon is coming to Cayman this week for Special Olympics Cayman Islands’ signature fundraising golf tournament and awards evening.

Evert to replace injured Seles in Legends

Monica Seles, who was slated to appear in this year’s Legends tennis event in Grand Cayman, has pulled out due to injury and is being replaced by 21-time Grand Slam winner Chris Evert, organizers announced Friday.

Former world record triathlete to attend Cayman’s Mercuryman

A former holder of the Ironman triathlon world record is slated to take part in the Generali Worldwide Mercuryman triathlon on Jan. 22.

Horse show beats the holiday rush

More than 60 riders participated in the Cayman Riding School’s Christmas Horse Show on Jan. 8. The show is purposely held after the holiday rush, a press release states. “Our Christmas Horse Show is very special and is planned months in advance,” said Tracey Surrey.

National flag football teams head to Florida tournament

The Cayman Islands Flag Football Association’s women’s and men’s national teams are competing in the United States Flag and Touch Football League (USFTL) championship in Plant City, Florida from Jan. 12-16.

Maples wins Gaelic Football trophy

Maples snatched victory in the dying minutes to be crowned this year’s winner of the Pete O’Neill trophy in the Cayman Gaelic Football Mixed 9s Tournament over the weekend. Thirteen teams faced each other over two days at Cayman International School in Camana Bay.

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