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FAUTASI RACE

Le Manu Fe’ai – Fuao - from the village of Vatia stroking its way towards the finish line to win the first heat of the 2018 Flag Day Fautasi Race. This year's regatta used ‘best time’ overall to determine the winner of the Faigamea ile Tai, and the Fuao, recording the best time of 27.56, claimed the title as overall winner. [photo: TG]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 2018 Flag Day Fautasi Race scheduled for last Saturday was moved up to this past Monday not only because of harsh weather conditions, but because most of the captains were unable to abide by committee rules to move their boats behind the buoys at the starting point....
AN ICONIC RACE: The fautasi race was once a key feature of the celebration of Samoa’s independence day. [Samoa Observer]
Apia, SAMOA — The cancellation of the fautasi race for this year’s Independence Celebration has once again raised eye brows, with fears being expressed that one of Samoa’s most popular traditional regatta may soon be a thing of the past. This is the third consecutive year that the fautasi regatta...
Vatia’s Fuao took first place in the American Samoa Flag Day 2018 fautasi race, scoring the best time of 27.56 in the two heats that took to the waters yesterday. The Fuao is pictured here in the 2015 race where they took 5th place. More photos and Flag Day stories updated all day long today at...
[photo: AF]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After a meeting today (Monday, April 16) between all the Fautasi Captains and 2018 Flag Day Fautasi race committee after the two Fautasi Heats held earlier this morning, an agreement was reached and these are the FINAL OFFICIAL STANDINGS & RESULTS for the FLAG DAY...