Windward Passage

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a channel between eastern Cuba and western Haiti that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea

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Their dramatic action, and the slower reaction of the crew of Windward Passage astern, was captured in a famous film clip by the cameraman in the helicopter, and certainly gave the 1977 double victory to Kialo III.
The company has executed agreements with separate owners to manage the 160-room Windward Passage Hotel, in Charlotte Amalie, St.
The company will operate the 160-room Windward Passage Hotel, in Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas.
It's the closest point in the Caribbean to Cuba, with Santiago just 90 miles to the north, and it is the northern crossroads for vessels sailing through the Bahamas, down the Windward Passage and en route to Las Jardines de la Reina, the Yucatan, Cayman Islands and the Gulf of Mexico.
Because the Derby has no also-eligible list, the scratch didn't help the owners of Windward Passage, the colt knocked out of the field by Danthebluegrassman's addition.
Others with a chance to land the double include Bobby Frankel (You and Medaglia d'Oro), Bob Baffert (Habibti and War Emblem) and Steve Asmussen with Lake Lady and his Derby pair of Private Emblem and Windward Passage.
We believe that with such a beautiful and strategic location at the edge of the Windward Passage, it will be an optimal stopover and destination for cruising yachts.
From way back in the days of Windward Passage II he has been going on about big boats needing a ladder so crew could get up onto the boom more safely to tidy things up and adjust reef lines after reefing.
But that doesn't help Windward Passage, the horse excluded from the race after the late entry of Danthebluegrassman on Wednesday.
Arkansas Derby: Easyfromthegitgo, beaten a short head by Repent in the Louisiana Derby, Southwest Stakes winner Private Emblem and Rebel Stakes winner Windward Passage.