Whether you are a group of exeprienced sailors who want to charter your own yacht and pitch yourselves against the big boys, you need a mothership, you want to charter a yacht but not race, or you are looking for an adventure holiday on board, the choice of charter options is huge.
is the Official Yacht Charter Partner and a Silver Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week 2013. For more information visit www.sunsail.co.uk.
AMJ YACHTING offers wholeboat charters and individual berths on carefully selected Swan yachts. Having raced and organised charters for Antigua Sailing Week for the past 10 years, we pride ourselves in offering a high level of service from the booking to the racing itself.
We have a range of managed yachts available for race charter for Antigua Sailing week. These yachts are available with Skipper or owners rep or bareboat. The yachts include a Santa Cruz 37, , Jeanneau 44, Beneteau first 40 and 40.7 and, new for 2013, two Dehler 39’s.
We are unmatched in terms of our strong local Antiguan base for support and logistics.
Bachatelle is available for full boat charter. We offer a package to stay on board for the night or sleep ashore and join us every day to come racing.
This package includes 1 or 2 training days to get to know the boat and the crew. The Bachatelle crew will ensure you have a great experience racing in Antigua.
Bachatelle just completed the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race 2013 and recorded the second-fastest elapsed time in the 60 foot and under class. Don't miss your opportunity to charter this fantastic racing boat for Antigua Sailing Week 2013.
Britannia is a leading UK yacht charter and event management company. Britannia has been sending at least one of its fleet of yachts to the Caribbean each year since 2005 and has established a trusted reputation for high quality race charter in the Caribbean. In 2013 our top quality Beneteau First 40 will once again be attending Antigua Sailing Week and is available for skippered charter.
Cape Arrow is a Southern Wind Shipyard 100RS Charter Sailing Yacht and it has been designed by the winning collaboration between Farr Yacht Design for the naval architecture and Nauta Design for the general concept, interior design and exterior styling. SW 100 RS is aimed at guests who enjoy the aggressive, sporty lines and open transom of low coachroof profile whilst not compromising the generous interior space of a Deck Saloon version.
Cape Arrow is 30.20 metres long, 6.70 metres wide, has a draft of 3.95 metres and has a top speed of 30 Knots.
This new sailing yacht is a very elegant performance sailing yacht, with modern lines and design, perfect for luxury and comfortable yacht charters.
Chao Lay will be returning to Antigua for Antigua Sailing Week 2013. In 2009 Chao Lay put up a creditable second-place performance and is looking forward to enjoying the racing and the parties of this classic Caribbean regatta. Chao Lay is an official RYA Training Centre and will be offering two mile-building cruises from Grenada to Antigua and back. The trip north plans to visit the islands of Bequia, St Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, the Saints and Guadeloupe. The return south will take in as many of the windward side anchorages as possible of the Windward and Leeward Islands. It will be possible to cover any of the RYA courses on route.
Chao Lay is a Beneteau Oceanis 461 and can accommodate four crew on board with a total of six day sailors (racing crew). For more information about chartering Chao Lay for Antigua Sailing Week 2013 or registering for RYA courses:
'Charisma' - feel the magic of sailing with a modern legend in ocean racing! Charisma is a beautiful 57-foot classic racing sloop designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Palmer Johnson in 1970. Charisma represented the US team in the Admiral's Cup in 1973 and throughout the coming years would be well known in US waters winning countless races. Since 2003 Charisma has been completely refitted and sailed around the world competing for the podium in all top regattas such as the Fastnet, Transpac and Sydney-Hobart. Join us now for the Caribbean 2013 regatta season and enjoy racing under skipper Manuel Doreste Blanco, former World Champion Soling, Americas Cupper and three time Olympic Games participant.
Charisma is available for individual or group charter including prior training days. We are happy to serve your personal requirements, contact us at Christian Erich Grütte Skype: christiangrutte
Whether it’s competitive racing or performance cruising in comfort with friends, LOLITA is the boat for you. Commissioned in 2000 by the current owner, this Swan 56 was configured and specified to be capable of sailing the world’s oceans in absolute luxury.
“TEORA” Outremer 55 catamaran, division winner in St Maarten 2013 Heineken Regatta and St. Maarten 2013 Multihull Regatta, is racing in Antigua Sailing Week. If you want to be part of the action, contact us. We have 8 places available for persons wishing to experience the event.
As crew you will learn the pleasure of sailing on one of these highly regarded and fast catamarans. And if all goes well a place on the podium. We will be in Antigua for the Classic Yacht Regatta and are available for day charter to watch this classic event.
Go fast, go far and enjoy your sailing! For more information and details contact us
GirlsForSail is looking for women of all sailing abilities who want to experience the thrill and exhilaration of racing in a superb world class event in a calm, safe and fun way!! Motivated and guided by an experienced and accomplished skipper, you'll race like a professional crew and feel the rush of adrenalin as you race to win! Your race-spec yacht will combine speed, stability and comfort in one smart package – perfect for women sailors ... fast and competitive.
‘EH01’, the successful Beneteau 47.7 is available for race charter.
Proven results - Winner ARC Transatlantic 2010, 2nd in 2011 RORC Caribbean 600, 3rd in class Antigua Sailing Week 2011 and best overall charter boat ASW 2011.
IRC rating 1.113. New Hyde race sails autumn 2010 – main, #1, #2, new spinnakers 2010/11.
Competitive CSA rating.
Accommodation for 11 crew in 4 cabins and can race with up to 14. Well maintained and raced competitively around the world.
Owner’s rep included.
Optional training and coaching from Andy Middleton (dependant on availability)
Maline is a successfully campaigned IMX45 race winning boat with a large wardrobe of top carbon sails. The boat is a delight to handle with a finely tuned rig and all the very latest in electronics and safety features, accelerating on the lightest breath of wind, yet able to handle tough weather like the true thoroughbred she is. Kjetil, Maline's experienced racing skipper, will enable the more competitive sailors to hone their racing skills and help to take line honours.
For more information or to inquire about chartering Maline:
Race prepared Beneteau First 40.7's available for skippered charter for Antigua Sailing Week and all the top Caribbean regattas. Antigua Sailing Week now attracts a good number of 40.7's each year, which makes for first class close racing in perfect trade wind conditions around the beautiful island of Antigua.
Race on a sailing legend. Kialoa V was the 1987 World Maxi Champion and a Southern Ocean Racing Circuit champion. KV is still famous today as the fifth and last of Jim Kilroy's successful line of maxi racing yachts. In 1999, this 80' maxi was outfitted at Pendennis Shipyard in the U.K. with a new super-light interior designed for comfortable living aboard both offshore and in port. Performance was not compromised as the rig, deck and under-body are still original. A new racing main, jib and spinnaker were purchased in 2010.
Med Spirit is a 92 foot Super Maxi racing yacht, designed to win the most prestigious regattas in the world and break sailing records whilst doing so. Med Spirit is available for charter for Antigua Sailing Week 2013. The construction, by the custom yacht builder Boatspeed in Australia with 20 years' experience in the construction of maxi yachts, is remarkable for both its technical ability and strength in an elegant, modern and sleek style. Med Spirit is 28.20 metres long, 6 metres wide, has a draft of 4.80 metres, a mast 36 metres from sea level, and a sail area of 1,500 square metres. She is capable of reaching a speed of 29 knots in 35 knot winds. The owners, sailors and racers themselves, have at heart maintaining the boat in a technical state that allows them to sail at the highest level of excellence.
Milanto is a striking Swan 46 Mkll, famous for her cruising and racing performance available for charter to individuals or groups for Antigua Sailing Week 2013. Her latest result is 2nd in class in the St Maarten 2012 Heineken Regatta and 3rd in the ARC rally 2011. Ocean Yachtmaster Valerio Bardi is on board and there for you to get full enjoyment from the regatta.
Miramar Sailing of Antigua campaigns "Augustine" in the most prestigious events of the Caribbean Regatta Circuit.
Skippered by Tony Sayer, a well respected and successful Caribbean Regatta entrant, the team has, in recent years, achieved several class awards. For 2013 she is CSA rated at 0.872 in Performance Cruiser Spi Class.
3rd - Antigua Sailing Week
3rd & 1st - St. Maarten Heineken Regatta in consecutive years
1st - BVI Spring Regatta
"Augustine" is a Beneteau First 42 with deep 7' 1" keel, folding prop, and a suit of Pentax racing sails with symmetrical spinnaker and carbon pole. She carries the full complement of CSA Safety Equipment. She accommodates 8 crew overnight, and races with 10.
We offer several regatta packages all of which include 2 days race training and hi-tech team shirt, Race Crew live-a-board, Race Crew live-ashore and Whole Yacht Skippered Charter Inter Regatta Delivery places are also offered for mile and experience building.
Nix is a fast and luxirous 60 ft X-Yacht. Her new carbon sails made her a succesfull competitor in all the 2010 sailing weeks in the Caribbean. She is available for groups up to max. 12 persons. On board sleeping for 8.
Northern Child is a beautifully maintained and fully race-prepared Swan 51 available for charter to individuals or groups for Antigua Sailing Week 2013. It will be Northern Child’s 11th time participating in Antigua Sailing Week. Her latest results include a 3rd in class in each of 2009 and 2010, 2nd Crewed Charter Yacht Overall, 2nd Swan in 2010 and 2011 and 1st yacht over 15 years old in class in 2011. “Survived another race week – more breeze, bigger waves and great sailing. Thank you so much. It is amazing what you achieve with a scratch crew- time and again. It has been a privilege to race with you two.” Julie, 2011.
Ondeck offers a wide range of owned and managed yachts including Beneteau 40.7s, Beneteau First 40s Farr 65s, Dehler 39’s as well as the all-carbon fibre Santa Cruz 37 for whole boat or individual charter which can be seen on www.ondeckoceanracing.com/fleet/index.htm along with a range of yachts under charter management with the back-up of the Ondeck shore support team for maintenance and event management. Some of our boats are also available for the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race and the Yachting World Round Antigua Race as an add-on extra.
Adventure Sailing Charters, LLC offers 1972 S&S Swan 48 Patriot for charter for the following Antiguan regattas:
Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta - February 7-10, 2013
RORC Caribbean 600 - February 18, 2013 Start
Antigua Sailing Week - April 27-May 3, 2013
Patriot, our lovely S&S 48 Swan Built in 1972, is being offered for charter either bareboat, crewed or skippered to qualified person or group in the Caribbean this spring. Patriot started her very successful racing career in the early 70's as Warbaby under the ownership and command of veteran Bermudian sailor Mr. Warren Brown. Patriot is again owned by Bermudians and is ready to give you the thrill of a lifetime.
Quokka, a very successful Grand Soleil 43, is run by Deep Blue Racing and recently completed the ARC in 3rd overall. Skippered by Philippe Falle Quokka has an enviable track record which includes winning the UK IRC Nationals outright and a top 10 overall in the Rolex Fastnet. Philippe has been training teams for ten years and has won the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Boat of the Year award, St Maarten Regatta and the Rolex Fastnet Race in class. There are spaces available aboard Quokka for individuals for quality trainign and racing.
Nonsuch Bay Resort, the luxury resort on the east coast of Antigua, offers a regatta charter and accommodation package for its 24-foot RS Elite sailboats. The package cost is US $6,995 and includes accommodation for up to four people for 8 nights in a spacious two bedroom apartment close to the resort’s beach, an RS Elite with racing sails to be raced by three sailors, race entry fees, mooring, shore support, and daily private transfers to and from the regatta. Skipper, crew and catering options are offered as extras. Rates for charter options without accommodation are available upon request. Please inquire for further details:
A fantastic week with Sail Blue Planet - worldwide sailing and racing adventures
Sail Blue Planet will advise, help and organise the perfect yacht and skipper for your regatta in the sun, based on your preferences and over 8 years of experience racing in the Caribbean ourselves. We offer both whole boat charters as well as individual spots and know all the skippers and yachts we work with personally and therefore can genuinely recommend all of them and match them to your wishes.
Experience exhilarating racing on our beautiful race-ready Jeanneau 49 equipped with new Hydra-Net sails. Can race with up to 12 with accommodation on board for 8. Fast and powerful yet comfortable and spacious. Winner of class and overall champions Manches Cup 2011. Fun, relaxed but competitive skipper!
Star Chaser is a fantastic Swan 51, fast yet comfortable with a great carbon sail wardrobe and a fantastic skipper, Boogie, loved by all crews not just because of his racing skills and enthusiasm, but also because of his relaxed yet competitive way of running his boat. You can join us yourself or with some friends and we’ll make sure you’ll have a regatta you will not forget!
Swan Yacht Charters brings the expression, 'the best of sailing in the universe' to life. Welcome to the Charter experience. We are a dynamic, next generation company established to improve service, value and professionalism in the yacht charter industry. We will deliver excellent, well organized charters on the best available charter yachts. As we do not own or directly manage the yachts we advertise, we can objectively and without bias recommend the best Swan yachts in the world from every supplier and manager. Our free service comes with a modern, service orientated, positive, professional and friendly attitude.
Swan Yacht Charters is a registered company in the Netherlands and France. If you have any questions about Swan Yacht Charters or the yacht charter process please do not hesitate to contact us to have your questions answered personally by Swan Yacht Charters.
Voilactus is a superbly maintained Jeanneau 44 with recent achievements of 2nd in class at Antigua Sailing Week 2012 and 7th overall for the Heineken Regatta.
She has top of the range tack tick wireless instruments amongst other toys including a three year old complete rig.. Perfect for charter cruising and racing. She has been meticulously maintained and almost every part of equipment has been replaced of refurbished in the last three years. Please contact us for more details.