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Virgin Atlantic Becomes Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

Virgin Atlantic Becomes Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

January 28, 2016 |

  Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce the beginning of a new three year sponsorship with Virgin Atlantic solidifying its position as the Official Exclusive UK Airline Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week. For Virgin Atlantic the move to support Antigua Sailing Week strategically endorses its desire to support sports tourism in Antigua and the […]

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Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

January 28, 2016 |

Virgin Atlantic is the official Trans Atlantic Airline Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week and operates three flights daily between Antigua and London flying Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays.  Virgin Atlantic is offering preferred rates to friends/family and participants of Antigua Sailing Week. You may contact us at caribgroups@fly.virgin.com and mention “ASW travel request” to qualify for […]

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Zig Zag wins a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum.

Zig Zag wins a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum.

January 21, 2016 |

John McMonigall’s Oyster 82 Zig Zag, a return participant of Antigua Sailing Week, has won the draw for a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. The winners are asked to contact the committee desk upon arrival at Antigua Sailing Week to collect their prize. Thank you to our sponsor English Harbour 5 Year […]

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LAST CHANCE FOR A FREE CASE OF RUM

LAST CHANCE FOR A FREE CASE OF RUM

January 14, 2016 |

Tomorrow, January 15th is the last opportunity to win a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. The next 24 hours offer the last chance for boats entering & paying entry fees online to win this prize upon arrival in Antigua for ASW2016. To enter ASW 2016 please click here. If you’ve registered but not […]

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Jings!

Jings!

January 5, 2016 |

Jings is a beautiful J/133 racer/cruiser and was launched new in 2011. She is 43’ long, with carbon mast, alloy boom, carbon bow sprite and has many racing upgrades including Tuff Luff forestay, Vectron backstay with remote hydraulic controls, upgraded primary winches & mast base winches. She has B&G electronics: 4x 20/20 displays on the […]

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Sirens Tigress

Sirens Tigress

January 5, 2016 |

Sirens Tigress is the warhorse of the all female Sirens racing team based in the UK. From the drawing board of Christian Stimson, she was launched in 1999. She is a custom built race yacht equipped for competitive inshore and offshore racing on both sides of the Atlantic. She is available for charter with Miramar Sailing […]

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Green Dragon

Green Dragon

January 5, 2016 |

                  She was specifically built as the Irish entry in the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race, in which she finished 5th. In 2012 she took line honours in the Round Ireland Race. We are delighted to have this exciting, pedigree racing yacht in our fleet. She has capacity on […]

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Peters & May

Peters & May

December 23, 2015 |

Peters & May Global Boat Transport, part of the Peters & May Group, ships over 4,000 yachts and motorboats of all weights and dimensions annually for private individuals and manufacturers. The company has its own specialist boat loaders and surveyors, custom shipping cradles, lifting equipment and has developed close working relationships with ship owners for […]

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Peters & May Becomes Exclusive Yacht Transport Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

Peters & May Becomes Exclusive Yacht Transport Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

December 22, 2015 |

As the demand for yacht transport in the Caribbean increases, Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to confirm a sponsorship deal with global marine transport company Peters & May. Peters & May provides worldwide yacht transport services to many premier race teams, super-yachts and manufacturers, as well as private boat owners – moving more than 4,000 […]

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2017 Antigua Bermuda Race

2017 Antigua Bermuda Race

December 17, 2015 |

Organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week, the inaugural Antigua Bermuda Race will commence after the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week in early May 2017. The Antigua Bermuda Race is designed to offer an exciting passage race to Bermuda, the home of the 2017 America’s Cup. The Antigua […]

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Thindra

Thindra

December 16, 2015 |

“Thindra” is one of the best Swan 59’s ever built and has been offered for charter since 2007 in the Mediterranean, Caribbean & Atlantic Ocean and after a 2 year refit she comes back for charter at the end of 2015.  She has had many upgrades since she was built. The photo of her sailing […]

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2016 Merchandise Store now open On-line

2016 Merchandise Store now open On-line

December 11, 2015 |

Now available to buy online at www.sailingweek.com or in store at the Antigua Sailing Week Office, upstairs at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina Office in Antigua, is the first delivery of Antigua Sailing Week 2016 Merchandise. Gill technical wear is designed by sailors for sailors and features UV technology and high necks and long sleeves […]

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Destination… Antigua featured in Brazilian editorial

Destination… Antigua featured in Brazilian editorial

December 2, 2015 |

Brazilian photographer and travel writer Johnny Mazzilli, has penned another wonderful article on tourism Antigua, highlighting numerous reasons that make it a premier destination for Sailing and more!  Read the article (in portuguese) from Planeta Magazine here.

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New Race Officers for Antigua Sailing Week 2016

New Race Officers for Antigua Sailing Week 2016

December 1, 2015 |

The 49th Antigua Sailing Week is now only five months away and regatta organisers are delighted to announce that two new race officers will be joining the team in 2016. Stuart Childerley will be joining as Principal Race Officer (‘PRO’) and Stephen Parry as Race Officer (‘RO’) on the Committee Boat B start line. Stuart […]

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Mark Fitzgerald & Karl James through to Lay Day Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Mark Fitzgerald & Karl James through to Lay Day Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

November 15, 2015 |

Perfect conditions at Nonsuch Bay delivered a great day of racing for the 5 skippers and their teams who took part in the RS Elite Summer Series Final at Nonsuch Bay Resort earlier today. Competition was as fierce as expected when you get the big boys on the water in the RS Elites. Karl James, […]

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New ASW 2016 Gill Merchandise Range Goes on Sale at the RS Elite Summer Series Final

New ASW 2016 Gill Merchandise Range Goes on Sale at the RS Elite Summer Series Final

November 12, 2015 |

Tomorrow is a big one for Antigua Sailing Week as the brand new Gill Merchandise Range for 2016 hits down in time for the RS Elite Summer Series Final at Nonsuch Bay Resort. Gill has renewed its partnership with Antigua Sailing Week for the next two events, ensuring its slot as the official merchandise sponsor […]

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Sunsail Continues Sponsorship of ASW for 2016 & Supports Green Initiatives

Sunsail Continues Sponsorship of ASW for 2016 & Supports Green Initiatives

November 3, 2015 |

Hot competition in the bareboat fleet at Antigua Sailing Week 2015. Photo credit: Paul Wyeth pwpictures.com Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce that Sunsail is back on board for Antigua Sailing Week 2016 as the official bareboat yacht charter sponsor. Of the continued sponsorship Brittany Riley, Marketing Manager for North and South America, says: […]

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RS Elite Summer Series Final Announced as Nonsuch Bay Extends ASW Sponsorship

RS Elite Summer Series Final Announced as Nonsuch Bay Extends ASW Sponsorship

October 21, 2015 |

Participants in the 2015 RS Elite Summer Series Final. Photo Credit: Kevin Johnson  Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce that its partner, Nonsuch Bay Resort located on the east coast of Antigua within the protected waters of Nonsuch Bay, has confirmed its sponsorship of Antigua Sailing Week 2016 and the now famous Nonsuch Bay […]

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After Antigua Sailing Week – The Beach is Just The Beginning

After Antigua Sailing Week – The Beach is Just The Beginning

October 20, 2015 |

Você fala Português? Check out Johnny Mazzilli’s coverage of Antigua Sailing Week 2015 as he gives an overview of some of the many landmarks and post-regatta activities to be indulged in while on Antigua. Shirley Heights, The Inn, Stingray City and Fort Barrington are all highlighted in this November issue of Iate Life Magazine from Brazil. […]

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Join the New Oceanis 45 Class at Antigua Sailing Week 2016

Join the New Oceanis 45 Class at Antigua Sailing Week 2016

October 16, 2015 |

One of the longest serving supporters of Antigua Sailing Week, KH+P yachtcharter has brought a total of 477 yacht crews to the event during its 25 years in business.  The crews dominate the bareboat fleets and as many of the sailors have returned year after year, it makes for fiercely competitive classes. It is for that reason that […]

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