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Notice of Race for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week and the Peters & May Round Antigua Race Now Available

Notice of Race for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week and the Peters & May Round Antigua Race Now Available

November 21, 2016 |

The organisers of Antigua Sailing Week are pleased to announce that the Notice of Race for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week to be held from April 29 through May 5, 2017 is now available.  The 50th Antigua Sailing Week will feature the top-quality, professionally managed racing that competitors have become accustomed to over the years, […]

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2016 Marc Lombard IRC 46 – Pata Negra now available for charter for ASW 2017

2016 Marc Lombard IRC 46 – Pata Negra now available for charter for ASW 2017

November 17, 2016 |

We are pleased to offer Peta Negra a Marc Lombard designed prototype IRC 46 built in 2016 for charter in the Caribbean this winter.  This light weight performance race yacht, has a large asymmetric sail plan and a carbon rig, which can produce speeds in excess of 20 knots.  Pata Negra is available for whole […]

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Rhone Kirby and Bernie Wong to represent Antigua in the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Rhone Kirby and Bernie Wong to represent Antigua in the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

November 15, 2016 |

The summer series finals held over last weekend at Nonsuch Bay Resort on the stunning east Coast of Antigua, resulted in a win for eighteen year old Rhone Kirby and his crew, with Bernie Evan-Wong coming second and Franklyn Braithwaite third. Rhone and Bernie being first and second, now get to race in the one […]

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Antigua Bermuda Race gathers pace

Antigua Bermuda Race gathers pace

October 19, 2016 |

Over 40 yachts have expressed their interest in the Antigua Bermuda Race, organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week. The inaugural race coincides with the finish of the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week and the 35th America’s Cup event in Bermuda. The Notice of Race for the Antigua Bermuda Race is now […]

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And the Winner of a Case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum is…

And the Winner of a Case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum is…

October 14, 2016 |

Three weeks ago we visited Friedrichshafen Boat Show on Lake Constance along with KH+P Yachtcharter to promote Antigua Sailing Week 2017. At the show potential entrants to Antigua Sailing Week were told there is a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum on offer for one lucky boat who signs up to ASW 2017 […]

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Nonsuch Bay to Sponsor Antigua Sailing Week 2017 & the 5th Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Nonsuch Bay to Sponsor Antigua Sailing Week 2017 & the 5th Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

October 13, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce that 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 2017 and as part of the agreement the 5th Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge. To celebrate the sponsorship, Nonsuch Bay and Antigua […]

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Need to Ship from the Med to the Caribbean or Ft Lauderdale?

Need to Ship from the Med to the Caribbean or Ft Lauderdale?

October 3, 2016 |

Peters and May is presently loading MV Industrial Royal in  the  Middle East which will transit via  the Mediterranean before heading to both Antigua and Fort Lauderdale. Check out the information and booking forms here. Peters & May Global Boat Transport, part of the Peters & May Group, ships over 4,000 yachts and motorboats of […]

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Kialoa patriarch, Jim Kilroy dies at 94 years

Kialoa patriarch, Jim Kilroy dies at 94 years

October 3, 2016 |

Vale Jim Kilroy John B. “Jim” Kilroy (May 1, 1922 – September 29, 2016) owned and raced the record-breaking Kialoa sailboats from the 1950s to the 1980s, helping pioneer the era of maxi yacht racing. In both 1982 and 1983 Jim Kilroy won the Lord Nelson Trophy racing on Kialoa IV and earlier this year […]

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Dream Yacht Charter Signs Three Year Sponsorship Agreement with Antigua Sailing Week

Dream Yacht Charter Signs Three Year Sponsorship Agreement with Antigua Sailing Week

September 23, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce a new three-year agreement with Dream Yacht Charter to become the Official Exclusive Bareboat and by the Cabin Charter Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week through May, 2019. The Dream Yacht Charter fleet consists of 850 yachts in 47 locations worldwide, many of which have actively participated in Antigua […]

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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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ASW 50th Edition – April 29th – May 5th, 2017

ASW 50th Edition – April 29th – May 5th, 2017

July 25, 2016 |

The ultimate Caribbean regatta to attend in 2017. Great conditions make for great competition and an atmosphere of fun and entertainment.

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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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Victory and the countdown to 50!

Victory and the countdown to 50!

May 1, 2016 |

After a hard-fought week, the winner takes it with a near flawless performance. The 49th edition of Antigua Sailing Week has delivered across the board. All 11 classes have enjoyed close-racing on the two course areas off the south of Antigua. We look ahead to next year’s 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week, April 29-May […]

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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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