Author Archive: Alison Sly-Adams

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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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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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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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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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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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Race Day 3

Race Day 3

April 27, 2016 |

Great images from Race Day 3. Photos by Tim Wright – www.photoaction.com Photos by Paul Wyeth – pwpictures.com   Photos by Toure Forde

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Leaders Emerge in Day 3 Video

Leaders Emerge in Day 3 Video

April 27, 2016 |

This 49th anniversary of the regatta welcomes competitors from over 20 countries.  With only 12 knots of wind the unbeaten El Ocaso, Gladiator & Gypsy U-go battle to stay on top in their respective classes.

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Leaders Emerge at Antigua Sailing Week

Leaders Emerge at Antigua Sailing Week

April 26, 2016 |

  The CSA Racing division enjoyed spectacular windward leeward courses on the south coast of Antigua for the third day of Antigua Sailing Week. The rush to gain the upwind advantage from lifting pressure along the rocky shoreline caused some spectacular pin end punch-ups. Rock hopping upwind past the iconic Pillars of Hercules, the fleet […]

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Johnnie Walker Race Day 2 Prize Giving & Reggae Vibes Party

Johnnie Walker Race Day 2 Prize Giving & Reggae Vibes Party

April 26, 2016 |

Photo Credit: Ted Martin- photofantasyantigua.com & Johnny Jno-Baptiste

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Johnnie Walker Race Day 2

Johnnie Walker Race Day 2

April 26, 2016 |

Exciting images from the Johnnie Walker sponsored Race Day.  Photos by Paul Wyeth – pwpictures.com Photos by Toure Forde Photos by Ivor Morris

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Support Your Team at the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge at the Presidente Lay Day Beach Party

Support Your Team at the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge at the Presidente Lay Day Beach Party

April 25, 2016 |

For Antigua Sailing Week 2016 Presidente Beer Lay Day fun is back at Pigeon Beach on Wednesday 27th April. Following on from the big Luciano concert sponsored by Johnnie Walker the night before, it is the perfect day to hit the beach and enjoy some good clean Caribbean fun, cold Presidente Beer and competition. Now […]

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English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 – Prize Giving

English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 – Prize Giving

April 25, 2016 |

Celebrating the winners of the first official race of Antigua Sailing Week 2016. Sponsored by English Harbour Rum.  Photos by Paul Wyeth -pwpictures.com Photos by Toure Forde

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English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 Video

English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 Video

April 24, 2016 |

Living the Dream at English Harbour Race Day 1. Festival, competition and fun.

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English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 – 96 Degrees in the Shade

English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 – 96 Degrees in the Shade

April 24, 2016 |

Hundreds of spectators watched the start of racing for Antigua Sailing Week from the Shirley Heights Breakfast Party and from the Half Moon Bay spectator boats, but none of them got as good a view as the curious whale that lined up in the pre-start area with the racing fleet. Warm air, 14 knots of […]

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English Harbour Race Day 1

English Harbour Race Day 1

April 24, 2016 |

Superb images of the English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 by Paul Wyeth – www.pwpictures.com   Photos by Toure Forde Photos by Ivor Morris

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Round Antigua Race Video

Round Antigua Race Video

April 24, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week 2016 kicks off with a windy trip around Antigua. Ian Walker on Gladiator leads a fleet of 42.

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Fabulous Start for 49th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

Fabulous Start for 49th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

April 23, 2016 |

There were near perfect conditions for the two stand-alone long distance races prior to Antigua Sailing Week. Following the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, a record fleet of 42 yachts took part in the Round Antigua Race and it turned out to be a race that one young up-and-coming Antiguan sailor will never forget. 15-20 knots […]

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Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Prizegiving

Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Prizegiving

April 23, 2016 |

Check out the photos of Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Prize Giving, Antigua Sailing Week 2016! Photos courtesy Ted Martin/photofantasyantigua.com

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