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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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Antigua Sailing Week 2014 – HAVE YOUR SAY!

Antigua Sailing Week 2014 – HAVE YOUR SAY!

May 12, 2014 |

Every year the Antigua Sailing Week team collects feedback from participating sailors and others involved in the event to seek input into the planning process for the following year, and this year is no exception. If you’re interested in having your say, please click here to complete the survey. Survey questions seek to obtain feedback on […]

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Grignons Compete in Famed Antigua Sailing Week

Grignons Compete in Famed Antigua Sailing Week

May 12, 2014 |

Lou and Mike Grignon got to enjoy the fruits of their sailing victory in last August’s Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta last week with an all-expenses  paid trip with their families to the twin-island paradise in the Caribbean Sea. The Grignon brothers made the best of light wins and sailed their 27-foot, Tartan Marine-made […]

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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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Grins on the Dock on Johnnie Walker Race Day 2

Grins on the Dock on Johnnie Walker Race Day 2

April 28, 2014 |

Sunshine and warm breeze was blowing through Falmouth dock, Antigua this morning and the thousand or so sailors at Antigua Sailing Week knew they were in for a big treat. Sparkling conditions prevailed for the second day of the regatta. A stable easterly breeze of about 13 knots and a choppy sea state produced near […]

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Win 3 Nights Stay at Nonsuch Bay Resort & Enjoy Lay Day 2014

Win 3 Nights Stay at Nonsuch Bay Resort & Enjoy Lay Day 2014

April 28, 2014 |

For Antigua Sailing Week 2014 Lay Day fun is back at Pigeon Beach on Wednesday 30th April. Following on from the night before, the big Shaggy concert sponsored by English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum, it is the perfect day to hit the beach and enjoy some good clean Caribbean fun, rum and competition. This […]

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Glittering Start American University of Antigua College of Medicine Race Day 1

Glittering Start American University of Antigua College of Medicine Race Day 1

April 27, 2014 |

There are more than a million reasons to come to Antigua Sailing Week and today’s beautiful sailing conditions is one of them. Trade winds blowing warm air and splashes of sunshine on the deep blue Caribbean Sea are just about as heavenly as you can get. The international fleet of over 100 yachts enjoyed a […]

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Yachting World Round Antigua

Yachting World Round Antigua

April 27, 2014 |

Yachting World Round Antigua

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Line honours win for Leopard in Yachting World Round Antigua Race

Line honours win for Leopard in Yachting World Round Antigua Race

April 27, 2014 |

Racing at Antigua Sailing Week continued on Saturday, April 26, with the Yachting World Round Antigua Race. Thirty-nine yachts entered the race which started in glorious conditions with 15 knots of breeze from the southeast and a moderate sea state:champagne conditions were the order of the day.  The breeze piped up a good deal on […]

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