Author Archive: Alison Sly-Adams

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Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Prizegiving

Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Prizegiving

April 23, 2016 |

Check out the photos of Guadeloupe to Antigua Race Prize Giving, Antigua Sailing Week 2016! Photos courtesy Ted Martin/photofantasyantigua.com

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50th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

50th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

April 22, 2016 |

With 2016 registration half-way completed, the buzz surrounding the 50th Antigua Antigua Sailing Week is increasing. Registration for 2017 is open.

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Youth and Racing Fleet Boom at Antigua Sailing Week

Youth and Racing Fleet Boom at Antigua Sailing Week

April 20, 2016 |

With over 100 yachts racing at the 49th edition of Antigua Sailing Week, including an impressive 76 yachts in the CSA Racing Classes, the Caribbean’s longest running regatta is set for another fascinating chapter. With 28 yachts 50ft or over and teams from all over the world, Antigua Sailing Week 2016 is a cosmopolitan event […]

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Traffic Management in Place in English Harbour for Antigua Sailing Week

Traffic Management in Place in English Harbour for Antigua Sailing Week

April 20, 2016 |

One of the biggest concerns for many residents, partygoers and business owners this week is the amount of traffic and availability of parking for the Antigua Sailing Week events being held in English Harbour.  To that end the Traffic Division of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda has been involved in meetings with […]

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Major Steps forward in Green Initiatives at Antigua Sailing Week

Major Steps forward in Green Initiatives at Antigua Sailing Week

April 18, 2016 |

For the past five years, Green initiatives have moved from being the latest buzz words, to an integral part of how the event operates. Of course there is always so much more that can be done, but having gone from a programme lead by one man, Martin Dudley its now a programme that is being […]

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2016 Antigua Sailing Week – are you coming?

2016 Antigua Sailing Week – are you coming?

April 10, 2016 |

Check out this fantastic footage from ASW 2015. Great racing, Lay Day, afternoon prize givings, parties and just great fund. Are you coming? Only two weeks to go – if you haven’t registered – do it now http://www.sailingweek.com/v4/results/2016-entries/

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Luciano to Headline at Antigua Sailing Week

Luciano to Headline at Antigua Sailing Week

April 1, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) is proud to announce that Jamaican roots reggae sensation Luciano will be the headline act on the main stage in Nelson’s Dockyard on Tuesday 26th April. The Johnnie Walker Your World & Mine Concert will also feature home grown Antiguan talent:  Soca Diva Claudette Peters and R&B and soca star Tian […]

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Challenger

Challenger

March 30, 2016 |

Challenger is available for charter for Antigua Sailing Week 2016.  We offer: 2 days comprehensive safety and sail training with RTW skipper Chris Stanmore-Major, lunch on training and race days, Spinlock lifejackets, Crew t-shirt and full access to the ASW events. The charter fee for an individual with the above package is US $1,900. For further information please […]

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Antigua Sailing Week – Volunteer Meet & Greet

Antigua Sailing Week – Volunteer Meet & Greet

March 17, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week is continuing its search for fine volunteers to help in this year’s event. We need assistance in many areas – including greeters, bar staff, dock staff, green-team, logistics, security, runners, street marketing and media room – before and during our April 23rd – 29th event. You name it, we need it! On Tuesday 22nd March, from 6:30 pm – […]

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Volunteer Call for ASW 2016

Volunteer Call for ASW 2016

March 2, 2016 |

As we step into March final plans are well underway for Antigua Sailing Week 2016. Taking place from April 23  to 29 daily racing, parties and great fun on and off the water brings thousands of sailors, spectators and party-goers to Antigua. A critical part of our hosting the event is our SWAT Team  – […]

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LIAT Strengthens its long term support of Antigua Sailing Week

LIAT Strengthens its long term support of Antigua Sailing Week

February 22, 2016 |

In its 60th year of operation LIAT, The Caribbean Airline has renewed its support of Antigua Sailing Week as the Official Regional Air Carrier. LIAT offers travellers the ability to easily access any of 18 destinations of choice as well as excellent connections with international carriers serving the major hubs of the Caribbean with competitive […]

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Experience Antigua Sailing Week with Girls For Sail

Experience Antigua Sailing Week with Girls For Sail

February 19, 2016 |

Girls for Sail is the UK’s only sailing school for ladies. Offering world class racing events and more for women in the Caribbean, the UK and everywhere in between!  This year, Girls for Sail, has had a superb take-up of places on their Caribbean events. The all female crew are about to set off racing in the RORC Caribbean […]

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Pay to Play – Charter Opportunities at Antigua Sailing Week 2016

Pay to Play – Charter Opportunities at Antigua Sailing Week 2016

February 11, 2016 |

From Russia to Australia, yachts and crew from over 20 nations will be competing at the 49th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. The tropical climate, trade winds and ocean swell combined with the legendary shoreside atmosphere are irresistible to sailors from around the globe.  If you want to take part in the Caribbean’s longest running […]

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Weddel

Weddel

February 4, 2016 |

This is a fast racing yacht. Series Grand Mistral was specially built for round-the-world regattas. Previously operated in the Mediterranean sea and in excellent condition. Speed up to 30 knots, standard speed of 10-20 knots.  We offer practice day, Round Antigua Race + ASW, all regatta costs (race entry, dockage, lunches etc), possible accommodation on […]

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Virgin Atlantic Becomes Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

Virgin Atlantic Becomes Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

January 28, 2016 |

  Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce the beginning of a new three year sponsorship with Virgin Atlantic solidifying its position as the Official Exclusive UK Airline Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week. For Virgin Atlantic the move to support Antigua Sailing Week strategically endorses its desire to support sports tourism in Antigua and the […]

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Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

January 28, 2016 |

Virgin Atlantic is the official Trans Atlantic Airline Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week and operates three flights daily between Antigua and London flying Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays.  Virgin Atlantic is offering preferred rates to friends/family and participants of Antigua Sailing Week. You may contact us at caribgroups@fly.virgin.com and mention “ASW travel request” to qualify for […]

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Zig Zag wins a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum.

Zig Zag wins a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum.

January 21, 2016 |

John McMonigall’s Oyster 82 Zig Zag, a return participant of Antigua Sailing Week, has won the draw for a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. The winners are asked to contact the committee desk upon arrival at Antigua Sailing Week to collect their prize. Thank you to our sponsor English Harbour 5 Year […]

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LAST CHANCE FOR A FREE CASE OF RUM

LAST CHANCE FOR A FREE CASE OF RUM

January 14, 2016 |

Tomorrow, January 15th is the last opportunity to win a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. The next 24 hours offer the last chance for boats entering & paying entry fees online to win this prize upon arrival in Antigua for ASW2016. To enter ASW 2016 please click here. If you’ve registered but not […]

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Jings!

Jings!

January 5, 2016 |

Jings is a beautiful J/133 racer/cruiser and was launched new in 2011. She is 43’ long, with carbon mast, alloy boom, carbon bow sprite and has many racing upgrades including Tuff Luff forestay, Vectron backstay with remote hydraulic controls, upgraded primary winches & mast base winches. She has B&G electronics: 4x 20/20 displays on the […]

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Sirens Tigress

Sirens Tigress

January 5, 2016 |

Sirens Tigress is the warhorse of the all female Sirens racing team based in the UK. From the drawing board of Christian Stimson, she was launched in 1999. She is a custom built race yacht equipped for competitive inshore and offshore racing on both sides of the Atlantic. She is available for charter with Miramar Sailing […]

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