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 crowd of people watching the canoe boat race at dive fest 2008

After ten days filled with Dive Fest activities/events: discovering scuba diving, underwater treasure hunt, one day underwater shoots, photo exhibition, etc. Dive fest 2008 sadly came to an end with the grand finale with the Kubuli Carib Canoe Race.

Once again Team Cable & Wireless bMobile / NetSpeak captured the right to be called the 2008 Kubuli Carib Canoe Race Champions – it’s the second straight year that Cable and Wireless have won the title. To all the other teams who participated in the race I’ve only 6 words for you – “well there is always next year“. 🙂

Here are some of the results from dive fest 2008 and photos from the Kubuli Carib Canoe Race and beach party. Enjoy!

Jewellers International and Victorinox/Swiss Army Underwater Treasure Hunt!

1st Place: Team Serendipity – Karen & Jake each won a Victorinox/Swiss Army Dive Watch!
2nd Place: Team Fig Mi – Mathew & Ginger – each won a Geo Dive Computer by Oceanic!
3rd Place: Team Monty – Allen & Monty – each won a brand new Pioneer Dive Mask from Oceanic!

SeaLife Cameras Underwater Photo Competition

1st place: Sue Heiter
Photo: Shrimp in a Sponge
Prize: Sealife DC800 Camera Pro Kit

2nd Place:Carmine Genovese
Photo: Christmas Tree Worm
Prize: Sealife Mini Camera

3rd Place: Julie Taylor
Photo: Diver & Crinoid
Prize: Oceanic Pioneer Dive Mask & Dive Fest 2008 shirt.

Honourable Mention: Marie Noelle Lamys
Photo: Barracuda
Prize: Oceanic Pioneer Mask

For more results and information about Dive Fest 2008, visit the Dive Fest Blog.

photo of the starting point of the canoe race - dive fest 2008

Dive fest 2008 canoe race in action

kids having fun in the water at dive fest

photo of onlookers at the dive fest 2008 canoe race

photo of the cable and wireless team of the kubuli carib canoe race winner

And the 2008 Winners of the Kubuli Carib Canoe Race are…Team Cable & Wireless bMobile / NetSpeak.

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