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Purple Rain Wins a Case of Rum

Purple Rain Wins a Case of Rum

September 1, 2016 |

Thanks to the first 24 entrants for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week 2017.  As promised, all boats entered by the end of August were included in a chance to win a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. We are delighted to announce the winner is a brand new Pogo 12.5m, freshly launched and […]

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Enter Now for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week

Enter Now for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week

August 12, 2016 |

  The first 17 entries are in for ASW50 – yes, the huge 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. Entrants to date are from England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, the USA, Australia, France, St Maarten, Trinidad and of course Antigua. To give you a little reminder of what its all about, check out the Antigua Sailing […]

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Book Flights with Virgin Atlantic now for Antigua Sailing Week 2017

Book Flights with Virgin Atlantic now for Antigua Sailing Week 2017

June 13, 2016 |

Next year is going to be a huge year for all of us at Antigua Sailing Week as we celebrate our 50th Annual Event.  ASW sponsor Virgin Atlantic has now confirmed that flights are available to be booked for everyone travelling from Europe and the UK who want to ensure they get the flights they want […]

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Reduce The Use Of Plastic Bags

Reduce The Use Of Plastic Bags

May 19, 2016 |

A plastic bag ban comes into effect on 1st June, 2016 so be sure to stop by Crab-hole Liquors where you can now buy reusable Antigua Sailing Week shopping bags. And if you need any further persuasion that banning plastic bags is really important, check out this really cool video of how plastic bags can […]

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Tell us about YOUR Antigua Sailing Week

Tell us about YOUR Antigua Sailing Week

May 19, 2016 |

Each year we ask our participants for feedback. So please take a few minutes to fill out our annual survey and let us know your honest opinions, observations and ideas. We consider all feedback as part of the planning process for the following year. This year we have separate surveys for those who raced, and a separate […]

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The Beating Heart of Caribbean Sailing 

The Beating Heart of Caribbean Sailing 

May 1, 2016 |

Sir Hugh Bailey, knighted for his services to yachting is the ‘grandfather’ of sailing in Antigua. His CS40, Gypsy-UGo scored straight bullets until the final race to win CSA 7, but a 2nd in the last race nearly dashed Sir Hugh’s hopes of lifting the Lord Nelson Trophy. However the fairy tale victory was confirmed […]

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Final Award Ceremony And After-Party

Final Award Ceremony And After-Party

April 30, 2016 |

Winners at the final award ceremony posed for their winning shots. Photos by Paul Wyeth Photos by Ted Martin Photos by Johnny Jno Baptiste  

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Race Day 5

Race Day 5

April 29, 2016 |

Race Day 5 photos by Paul Wyeth

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Race Day 5- Prize Giving

Race Day 5- Prize Giving

April 29, 2016 |

Race Day 5 Prize giving photos by Ted Martin

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Final results are in!

Final results are in!

April 29, 2016 |

Classic tradewind conditions prevailed for the final day of Antigua Sailing Week, serving up one last helping of awesome yacht racing. 15 knots from the south-east with a significant sea state delivered challenging conditions for the yachts. Going into the last day, the winners of many of the 11 classes were still in the balance, […]

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Peters & May Race Day 4- prize–giving

Peters & May Race Day 4- prize–giving

April 29, 2016 |

Peters & May Race Day 4 Prize-giving. Photos by Ted Martin & Toure Forde

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Peters & May Race Day 4

Peters & May Race Day 4

April 29, 2016 |

Peters & May Race Day 4 photos by Paul Wyeth. Photos by Tim Wright Photos by Ivor Morris

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Rock ‘n Roll Thursday – Peters and May Race Day 4

Rock ‘n Roll Thursday – Peters and May Race Day 4

April 29, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week burst back into action after Presidente Lay Day with some terrific rock and roll action off the South Coast of Antigua. The trade winds were back with 16 knots from the south-east, piping up to full-on foam up in 20 knot gusts. Brilliant blue skies with warm Caribbean water and a two […]

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Back to the future! Peters and May Race Day 4

Back to the future! Peters and May Race Day 4

April 28, 2016 |

On Peters and May Race Day 4,  ASW 1979 winner Kialoa III aims to reclaim her glory. We go aboard for a sail on this historical racing yacht just in time for throwback Thursday.

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Walker wins Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge + VIDEO – Presidente Lay Day

Walker wins Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge + VIDEO – Presidente Lay Day

April 28, 2016 |

It is not often that you can watch world class sailors duking it out within yards of an Antiguan beach party, especially when there is an award winning luxury resort providing superb food and a fantastic atmosphere. Antiguan sunshine with a brisk breeze provided perfect conditions for the 4th Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge; all […]

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Luciano Concert & Lay Day Video

Luciano Concert & Lay Day Video

April 28, 2016 |

At the end of Race day 3, with no races scheduled on Lay Day, crews got a chance to mingle with thousands of locals at the Your World & Mine concert featuring Luciano.  On Lay Day competitors, holidaymakers and Antiguans headed down to Pigeon Point Beach to participate in the annual festivities including the Nonsuch […]

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Presidente Lay Day & The Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Presidente Lay Day & The Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

April 28, 2016 |

Super-fantastic photos of Presidente Lay Day & The Nonsuch Bay Rs Elite Challenge, Antigua Sailing Week 2016. Photos by Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ,Johnny Jno Baptiste & Ted Martin/photofantasyantigua.com

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Passing the Torch – A conversation between Ian Walker & Rhone Kirby

Passing the Torch – A conversation between Ian Walker & Rhone Kirby

April 28, 2016 |

Volvo Ocean Racer and Olympic Silver Medalist Ian Walker takes Antiguan youth Rhone Kirby under his wing during Antigua Sailing Week 2016.

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Your World & Mine Concert

Your World & Mine Concert

April 27, 2016 |

Your World & Mine Concert featuring Luciano “The Messenger”. Photos by Ted Martin photofantasyantigua.com and Johnny Jno Baptiste.

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Race Day 3 Prize-giving

Race Day 3 Prize-giving

April 27, 2016 |

Checkout these fantastic photos of Race Day 3 prize-giving at AYC. Photos by Ted Martin & Johnny jno Baptiste.

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