Author Archive: Alison Sly-Adams

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Let the Battle Commence

Let the Battle Commence

December 12, 2014 |

Sunday from 10am at Nonsuch Bay – 8 skippers – 2 places – in the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge end of Summer Series Final. Lunch is being served from 12 o’clock (reservations@nonsuchbayresort.com or call 562-8000). Winners will get clothing from the new 2015 Gill clothing range and spectators also get their chance to win. […]

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Antiguan Skippers Compete for Bragging Rights and the First 2015 ASW Hats

Antiguan Skippers Compete for Bragging Rights and the First 2015 ASW Hats

November 28, 2014 |

Nonsuch Bay Resort has again signed on to sponsor Antigua Sailing Week 2015 and the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge which takes place on Lay Day at Pigeon Beach. Nonsuch Bay will be hosting the End of Summer Series Final in conjunction with Antigua Sailing Week at the Resort on Sunday 14th December to decide […]

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Salona Performance Charters

Salona Performance Charters

November 26, 2014 |

Solona 44- 44′ with maximum number of crew 10. Practice day, Round Antigua Race, berthing fees, race entry fees, professional racing skipper and mate, training and coaching. Contact us: http://www.sailingeurope.com/en/yacht-catalogue/sailing-yachts/salona/salona_40_performance/sy-1374

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Franklyn Braithwaite makes the 2014 Independence Honours List

Franklyn Braithwaite makes the 2014 Independence Honours List

November 4, 2014 |

We are delighted to announce that Stedroy Franklyn Braithwaite, Director of Antigua Sailing Week, Regatta participant and the man behind A & F Sails’ superb sail making and repair work during the Regatta and throughout the year, has been named Grand Officer Most Precious Order of Princely Heritage (GOH) for distinguished contribution to sailing and community development […]

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Sailing Rallies launch two new events at PSP Southampton Boat Show

Sailing Rallies launch two new events at PSP Southampton Boat Show

September 18, 2014 |

Following on from the success of their Christmas Caribbean Rally (CCR) and Baltic 4 Nations Rally (B4N), Sailing Rallies announce the addition of two new events to their 2015/2016 events schedule: Antigua 2 Falmouth 2015 and the Spanish Rias Rally 2016. Antigua 2 Falmouth is primarily for yachts sailing to Europe after the Caribbean season. […]

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Royal Southern Yacht Club Issues Inter-Yacht Club Challenge for Antigua Sailing Week 2015

Royal Southern Yacht Club Issues Inter-Yacht Club Challenge for Antigua Sailing Week 2015

August 6, 2014 |

Photo by Tim Wright/photoaction.com. Antigua Sailing Week is pleased to announce that the Royal Southern Yacht Club of Hamble, UK has issued a challenge to reciprocal and other yacht clubs around the world to compete in the Royal Southern Inter-Yacht Club Challenge at Antigua Sailing Week 2015. Yacht clubs are being challenged to take their […]

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2015 Notice of Race Released

2015 Notice of Race Released

August 5, 2014 |

Check out the 2015 Notice of Race for Antigua Sailing Week. Racing takes place from April 26th to May 1st, with two optional one day races – Guadeloupe to Antigua Race April 24th and Round Antigua Race April 25th. Join us at Antigua Sailing Week 2015 – where Sailing comes first!

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Epic Caribbean Racing – Antigua Sailing Week 2014 Wrap Up

Epic Caribbean Racing – Antigua Sailing Week 2014 Wrap Up

August 4, 2014 |

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Yachting World Coverage of Antigua Sailing Week 2014

Yachting World Coverage of Antigua Sailing Week 2014

July 10, 2014 |

Check out the Yachting World coverage from Antigua Sailing Week 2014 written by Phillippe Falle of Quokka. If you missed 2014, here is taste of what you can expect for 2015. Click Here

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Check out this fab letter from the team from the States

Check out this fab letter from the team from the States

June 6, 2014 |

Check out this fab letter from the team from the States who won the Antigua Barbuda Hampton’s Challenge in 2013 and experienced Antigua Sailing Week for the first time this year. Lou and team we look forward to welcoming you back next year along with all your friends. May 6th, 2014   Dear Editor,   […]

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Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge video edit

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge video edit

June 3, 2014 |

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Until next time!

Until next time!

May 3, 2014 |

The 47th edition of Antigua Sailing Week featured five days of racing with a fabulous party atmosphere ashore. Yachts flying the flags of 23 different nations were drawn to the Caribbean’s most prestigious regatta. Sailors came from all over the world for the fantastic weather, extremely competitive racing and fun filled entertainment. The racing was incredibly close, […]

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Final Race Report Antigua Sailing Week 2014- Tense Finale in Paradise

Final Race Report Antigua Sailing Week 2014- Tense Finale in Paradise

May 2, 2014 |

High drama and fantastic conditions rounded off the 47th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. Going into the last day, two yachts racing under CSA were undefeated, scoring seven straight bullets: Piet Vroon’s Dutch Ker 46, Tonnerre de Breskens 3 and David Cullen’s Irish J/109, Pocket Rocket were both vying for the prestigious overall prize, The […]

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Final Awards Ceremony

Final Awards Ceremony

May 2, 2014 |

Prize giving and final awards ceremony tonight on the lawns of Nelson’s Dockyard. Dine at Seafood Friday. Entertainment by DJ Purist from HitzFM and Asher Otto & Itchy Feet

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The America’s Cup Trophy & Local Youth Sailing

The America’s Cup Trophy & Local Youth Sailing

May 2, 2014 |

Antigua’s Shannon Falcone  and his  America’s Cup experience.

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A Bundle of Fun – Race Report

A Bundle of Fun – Race Report

May 1, 2014 |

The breeze went up a notch or two for the penultimate day of Antigua Sailing Week, powering up the Caribbean swell to deliver yet more idyllic racing conditions. Assuming that there will be just one race tomorrow and with the discard kicking in after six races, some of the teams at Antigua Sailing Week will […]

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Peter Holmberg’s Team CSA Wins Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Peter Holmberg’s Team CSA Wins Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

May 1, 2014 |

With no racing on Lay Day, the vast majority of sailors at Antigua Sailing Week enjoyed a lie-in before gathering at Pigeon Beach for Lay Day activities and to watch the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge. The Lay Day fun started at midday with something for everyone to enjoy – food from local vendors, cold […]

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Antiguan Island Vibe for Shaggy & English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum

Antiguan Island Vibe for Shaggy & English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum

May 1, 2014 |

Thousands of fans flocked to Shirley Heights on Tuesday for the big concert of Antigua Sailing Week, presented by English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. Antigua soca star, Tian Winter got the party started with a strong Caribbean vibe before international star, Shaggy wooed the dancing crowd with an energetic show of monster hits including, […]

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Leopards, Cats & Bareboats

Leopards, Cats & Bareboats

April 30, 2014 |

Video from Race Day 1 & 2 Antigua Sailing Week

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Heaven Sent Racing

Heaven Sent Racing

April 29, 2014 |

Antigua Sailing Week is famous for spectacular racing conditions and for the third day in succession, the southern coastline delivered gobsmacking racing for the international fleet. The wind built during the day to whip up white horses on deep blue Caribbean swell to produce surfing conditions for the light displacement boats. The bigger boats enjoyed […]

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