In the azure bays of Mahebourg, an explosion of colour zigzags across its gleaming surface as fishermen and boat enthusiasts prepare for a Mauritian regatta.
This traditional boat race is a stunning sight from land and on the sea, and when planning your next trip to the island, be sure to coincide your schedule with a regatta either at Mahebourg or Grand Gaube.
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(Photo: Gabi Zietsman)
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