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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Volvo Ocean Racer and Olympic Silver Medalist Ian Walker takes Antiguan youth Rhone Kirby under his wing during Antigua Sailing Week 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 […]
Photo Credit: Ted Martin- photofantasyantigua.com & Johnny Jno-Baptiste
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]