Author Archive: Alison Sly-Adams

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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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Preview to Antigua Sailing Week 2014

Preview to Antigua Sailing Week 2014

April 26, 2014 |

The build up to a full week of action. Welcome to Antigua Sailing Week 2014!

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Aussies Rule

Aussies Rule

April 25, 2014 |

The 2014 Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Organised by the Antigua Sailing Week Committee affiliated with the Antigua Sailing Association in association with the Triskell Organisation, Hemmingway Restaurant and the City of Deshaies Twenty-one yachts entered the race from north of Deshaies, Guadeloupe to English Harbour, Antigua.  The ocean race of approximately 42 miles is the […]

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Get Ready To Rumble

Get Ready To Rumble

April 24, 2014 |

Antigua Sailing Week kicks off on Sunday with an entry list slightly up on last year of 106 yachts. It features seven days of superb racing from the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race on Friday 25th April to the final awards ceremony on Friday 2nd May. There are over 100 entries for the main event which […]

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The Pocket Guide is Here

The Pocket Guide is Here

April 24, 2014 |

Hot off the press, the Antigua Sailing Week  pocket guide is finally here. One handy fold up guide containing everything you need to know about Antigua Sailing Week.  10,000 copies are now being distributed around the island to hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and visitors to ensure everyone is up to speed with the whole schedule for Antigua […]

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Booking Flights for Antigua Sailing Week?

Booking Flights for Antigua Sailing Week?

April 19, 2014 |

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Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association and Caribbean Sailing Association Secretariats Join Forces

Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association and Caribbean Sailing Association Secretariats Join Forces

April 8, 2014 |

Three key non-profit organisations – Antigua Sailing Week (ASW), the Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association (ABMA) and the Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) – have joined forces to open a year-round office in Antigua to serve the yachting communities of Antigua and the wider Caribbean. The office is now open upstairs at Antigua Yacht Club Marina […]

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Last Minute Charter Options For Antigua Sailing Week 2014

Last Minute Charter Options For Antigua Sailing Week 2014

April 7, 2014 |

Have you been wishing you had made up your mind sooner to charter a boat to participate in Antigua Sailing Week 2014?  Well it’s not too late! There are still single places and whole yacht charters available if you know where to find them. Antigua Sailing Week’s Official Yacht Charter Sponsor, Sunsail, reports that although […]

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The America’s Cup Trophy is Coming to Antigua

The America’s Cup Trophy is Coming to Antigua

March 26, 2014 |

One month today the oldest trophy in the history of sports will be coming to Antigua, coinciding with the official start of Antigua Sailing Week. Antigua is ideally located in the centre of the Eastern Caribbean,making it a natural attraction for visiting sailing professionals and amateurs alike, many of whom end up making it their […]

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