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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.