Friday, December 28, 2012

Registration now open for marlin fishing tournament

Cuba called on fans of sport fishing to the 63 International Marlin Fishing Tournament, to take place at at the Havana marina named after US Nobel Literature laureate Ernest Hemingway.. The event will be held from 20 to 25 May, 2013 and entries are now open. Reservations must be done at least 30 days before the start date, and also can be rented boats on the island or come on their own with up to a four-member crew. So far already confirmed their participation France, winner of the Cup in the previous tournament, Canada, Venezuela and Italy. This competition takes place since 1950 and the 62nd competition, Frenchman Gerard Aprile and his crew achieved the first place for the fourth time in the Marlin X, followed by Ukrainians led by Oleksandr Tupysky in his first appearance this year. The other French representation, led by Jean Yves, took third place in the marlin fishing. The competition keeps Tag and Release condition and digital photo in JPG format to contribute to the preservation of the species, rules that will check the jury of specialists of the Cuban Federation of sport fishing. Event organizers are considering the inclusion of circle hooks to minimize damage to the Marlins and Dorado, targets of competition. Those arriving by yacht will not have to bring visas because they can acquire them to enter the Navy, says the organizing committee. For more information those interested can consult digital site.

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