After attending the school ceremony and world-famous junkanoo parade on East Bay Street of Nassau, Bahamas, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had a quick outfit change and headed towards Montagu Bay in New Providence in a sailing Regatta marking the Queen’s Platinum jubilee.
The day was tarnished by rainy weather but that did not dampen the excitement in the city. The sailing Regatta was a race of five boats competing against each other, Prince William was leading the Susan Chase while Duchess Catherine was patronizing a vessel named the Ants Nest II. The Royal couple who met in 2001 when they were students and got married in 2011 is famous for their sports rivalry.
Sloop sailing became a beloved Bahamian pastime in the 1960s. As its popularity was on the rise, Prince William’s grandfather, Prince Philip, visited the Bahamas in 1959 to watch the King’s Cup Series from the Royal Nassau Sailing Club — the very same spot where William, 39, and Kate, 40, were enjoying one of their last afternoons in the Caribbean. (The Duke of Edinburgh was even named an Honorary Commodore and Honorary Life Member of the Club during his trip more than 60 years ago.)
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Before the race, the couple checked out a mouthwatering display of freshly caught fish on the shore, with Kate picking up a “wonderful” hog snapper.Fisherman Gregory John Brown showed off his recent catch including a spinet lobster, yellow fin tuna and Nassau grouper. “I held up this Nassau grouper for them and said I’d caught it in 80′- deep water near the Berry Islands,” he told PEOPLE. “They said, ‘Wow!'”
The couple browsed the stalls where Brown noted, “The prince seems really down to earth. They’re good people. He may lead a different way of life, but he seemed like a whilst Bahamian person — like a real Bahamian. I want them to have a great time here.”Fellow fisherman Gerald Davis was cleaning the catch of red snapper and trigger fish on a table as the couple passed. He told PEOPLE the royals “are awesome and very friendly.”
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For the sailing regatta, The Duchess of Cambridge brought her comfiest athletic out.
Catherine was wearing Tribord Sailing Jacket. Thanks to Middleton Maven for the id.
Underneath the Jacket, the Duchess was wearing a Gill Marine crew polo shirt. Thanks to Lauren on Twitter for the id.
with a pair of khaki shorts,
Brora woven belt, and Superga Cotu sneakers
In the evening The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a dinner hosted by the Governor-General Sir Cornelius Smith that will be attended by community leaders and local heroes and once again the Duke will give a speech.