Author Archive: Alison Sly-Adams

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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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United Nations

United Nations

March 20, 2014 |

Antigua Sailing Week can be considered one of the world’s most international regattas. Of the 73 entries so far, an astonishing 21 different countries are represented. From outside the Caribbean, there are competing yachts from: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Ireland, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the United States of […]

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NONSUCH BAY – RS Elite Summer Series Final

NONSUCH BAY – RS Elite Summer Series Final

March 20, 2014 |

RS Elite Summer Series Final – Nonsuch Bay – Sunday 23rd March 2014 Nonsuch Bay Resort hosted the Final of the RS Elite Summer Series on Sunday 23rd March. Five crews raced in the final stage of qualification for the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge held on Lay Day at Antigua Sailing Week. Nonsuch Bay […]

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Antigua Sailing Week launches online store for Regatta Gear

Antigua Sailing Week launches online store for Regatta Gear

March 18, 2014 |

With just over five weeks to go before the start of Antigua Sailing Week, the online store has now launched with a  full range of regatta gear.  Technical garments are from the Gill North America range, the Official Exclusive Clothing Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week 2014.  Of the new partnership President of Gill North America, […]

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English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum celebrates Diamond Sponsorship with Shaggy

English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum celebrates Diamond Sponsorship with Shaggy

March 16, 2014 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce that English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum, which has been a significant sponsor of the event for 20 years is increasing its level of sponsorship to Diamond level for 2014. Of this major decision, Managing Director Anthony Bento states: ‘Antigua Sailing Week continues to be the major event […]

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Fantastic late deals for Antigua Sailing Week

Fantastic late deals for Antigua Sailing Week

March 13, 2014 |

Following the St Maarten Heineken Regatta, there are some fantastic late deals for Antigua Sailing Week.  You can join Skipper Tony Sayer on Augustine or Skipper Johannes Schwarz on Cuba Libre, and take part in the Antigua Sailing Week.   These are great deals, but hurry as this regatta is in April 2014! Please see […]

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Check out the April Yachting World Newsletter covering features for the April Magazine.

Check out the April Yachting World Newsletter covering features for the April Magazine.

March 13, 2014 |

Of Antigua Sailing Week, outgoing editor David Glenn had the following to say: ‘Aiming for Antigua? As one sailing season springs to life here in the UK another in the same hemisphere draws to a close, marked by the running of a number of popular regattas including Antigua Sailing Week, which we have supported as […]

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Book now at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort

Book now at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort

March 7, 2014 |

Book now at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort to stay in the heart of Antigua Sailing Week. Whether racing or  partying it’s the perfect location from which to enjoy the entire event. Rates are: Consumer rate $173.40 + tax 22.5% Double Occupancy $236.30 + tax hotel room  Consumer Rate $232.05 + tax 22.5% Double […]

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