Category: Press Releases

Franklyn Braithwaite makes the 2014 Independence Honours List

Franklyn Braithwaite makes the 2014 Independence Honours List

November 4, 2014 |

We are delighted to announce that Stedroy Franklyn Braithwaite, Director of Antigua Sailing Week, Regatta participant and the man behind A & F Sails’ superb sail making and repair work during the Regatta and throughout the year, has been named Grand Officer Most Precious Order of Princely Heritage (GOH) for distinguished contribution to sailing and community development […]

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Sailing Rallies launch two new events at PSP Southampton Boat Show

Sailing Rallies launch two new events at PSP Southampton Boat Show

September 18, 2014 |

Following on from the success of their Christmas Caribbean Rally (CCR) and Baltic 4 Nations Rally (B4N), Sailing Rallies announce the addition of two new events to their 2015/2016 events schedule: Antigua 2 Falmouth 2015 and the Spanish Rias Rally 2016. Antigua 2 Falmouth is primarily for yachts sailing to Europe after the Caribbean season. […]

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Royal Southern Yacht Club Issues Inter-Yacht Club Challenge for Antigua Sailing Week 2015

Royal Southern Yacht Club Issues Inter-Yacht Club Challenge for Antigua Sailing Week 2015

August 6, 2014 |

Photo by Tim Wright/photoaction.com. Antigua Sailing Week is pleased to announce that the Royal Southern Yacht Club of Hamble, UK has issued a challenge to reciprocal and other yacht clubs around the world to compete in the Royal Southern Inter-Yacht Club Challenge at Antigua Sailing Week 2015. Yacht clubs are being challenged to take their […]

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2015 Notice of Race Released

2015 Notice of Race Released

August 5, 2014 |

Check out the 2015 Notice of Race for Antigua Sailing Week. Racing takes place from April 26th to May 1st, with two optional one day races – Guadeloupe to Antigua Race April 24th and Round Antigua Race April 25th. Join us at Antigua Sailing Week 2015 – where Sailing comes first!

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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 |

In the final episode of Antigua Sailing Week, watch an epic series of shots from the land, air and sea, as well as some impressive jibing battles throughout the week. www.sailingweek.com

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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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Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge video edit

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge video edit

June 3, 2014 |

Check out the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge video edit which took place on April 30th as part of the Lay Day celebrations during Antigua Sailing Week 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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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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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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