Author Archive: Alison Sly-Adams

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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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Digicel partners Antigua Sailing Week with a special community focus in 2014

Digicel partners Antigua Sailing Week with a special community focus in 2014

April 14, 2014 |

Digicel is again back on board as the official communications sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week 2014.  Providing the AntiguaSailing Week team and visitors with vital internet technology is an essential part of the event, especially as it pertains to delivering fast internet to get the results out to boats each day. For 2014 however, Digicel is also bringing some of its own special […]

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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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Call to Young Artists

Call to Young Artists

March 5, 2014 |

It is that time of year again!  Antigua Sailing Week and LIAT invites school children age 5 – 18 years old attending school in Antigua & Barbuda to enter into its Annual Art Competition. Not only are there fabulous prizes to be won.  The competition is a unique way for the children to feel like […]

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Antigua Sailing Week adopts SugaPay – the Sweetest Way to Pay

Antigua Sailing Week adopts SugaPay – the Sweetest Way to Pay

March 4, 2014 |

“SugaPay”, an Antiguan designed alternative payment system, is identified as “the Official Way to Pay” during the 2014 Antigua Sailing Week events and activities. The payment platform, which is powered by Global Processing Centre Ltd., located on Old Parham Road, and SugaPay Limited, was first introduced as a payment system during the 2013 Caribbean Premier […]

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Nonsuch Bay RS Elite – Summer Series Final

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite – Summer Series Final

February 27, 2014 |

RS Elite Summer Series Final – Nonsuch Bay – Sunday 2nd March 2014   Nonsuch Bay Resort will this weekend host the Final of the RS Elite Summer Series from 10am on Sunday 2nd March. Five crews will race in this the final stage of qualification for the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge held on […]

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Coverage in March Issue of Yachting World

Coverage in March Issue of Yachting World

February 27, 2014 |

Thanks to Yachting World for the piece on the Yachting World Round Antigua Race as well as listing the entire Antigua Sailing Week Schedule. Click here to see the whole piece.

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Sunsail Back as Official Yacht Charter Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

Sunsail Back as Official Yacht Charter Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week

February 13, 2014 |

Photo by Paul Wyeth – pwpictures.com Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce Sunsail is back on board as the official yacht charter sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week 2014. This is the third year running that Sunsail has been involved as a sponsor and of its partnership, head of marketing for North America Brittany Weatherby […]

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The Best View of Antigua

The Best View of Antigua

January 24, 2014 |

A huge variety of racing and cruising yachts is expected for the 52 nautical mile race around Antigua and with Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta concluding only a few days before the Yachting World Round Antigua Race, the race will provide an ideal way for many classics to complete their Caribbean racing season. All yachts are […]

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