Hemingway Cup attracts anglers from around the world

From June 14, anglers from nine countries will be looking to win the 66th Ernest Hemingway International Billfishing Tournament, the most popular edition to date.

Ninety-three boats will navigate Cuban waters in an attempt to catch the biggest fish. This figure exceeds the previous record set in 1979, which saw 85 yachts compete.

During the customary Captains’ Meeting held at press time, Domingo Cisneros, president of the Nautical and Marine Enterprise Group Marlin S.A., highlighted the participation of teams from the United States, Lithuania, Argentina, Russia, the Netherlands, UK, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Italy, Cuba and in particular, France, a regular competitor in the tournament.

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