Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 12

Events ANGUILLA JULY 30 Peter Perkins Memorial Boat Race 15,094 (2011) SIZE Annual boat race at Sandy Ground held in honour of Peter Perkins, a local Anguillian who was legendary in the boat-racing field. 91 sq. kilometers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY Anguilla Summer Festival CURRENCY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE POPULATION English Eastern Caribbean Dollar (1 US dollar equals 2.67 Eastern Caribbean Dollars ) The Village 280 C / 820 F AUGUST Carnival festival with pageants, Caribbean music, dancing, boat racing and all-round fun. AUGUST Various Boat Races during this month Heineken Boat Race August Tuesday Boat Race NCBA Boat Race Champion of Champiom Boat Race Captain’s Cup For more information about events on Anguilla, visit: whatwedoinanguilla.com Photo Credit: Jean-François Renaud