Category: Press Releases

Pearns Point to Sponsor Round Antigua Race & Antigua Sailing Week Green Team

Pearns Point to Sponsor Round Antigua Race & Antigua Sailing Week Green Team

March 25, 2015 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce Pearns Point as the official sponsor of the Round Antigua Race for 2015 as well as a Development Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week through Pearns Point’s parent company Orange Limited. The Pearns Point Round Antigua Race will take place exactly one month from today, on Saturday, April 25. Located […]

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Flying Colours for Antigua Sailing Week

Flying Colours for Antigua Sailing Week

March 23, 2015 |

With less than a month to go to the 48th edition of Antigua Sailing Week, over 100 yachts are entered to take part in the Caribbean’s longest running regatta, with more entries expected over the coming weeks. Antigua Sailing Week is expected to attract several thousand sailors and party revellers to Falmouth Harbour and Nelson’s […]

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Steel Pulse Headline Antigua Sailing Week

Steel Pulse Headline Antigua Sailing Week

March 13, 2015 |

Last Year’s big party featured Shaggy- photo by Ted Martin Legendary roots reggae band Steel Pulse will headline the live entertainment for the 48th Antigua Sailing Week. Dubbed ‘The best live reggae band on the planet’ by Vibe magazine, Grammy Award winners Steel Pulse have shared the same stage as Bob Marley and the Wailers, […]

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Antigua – Where it All Happens

Antigua – Where it All Happens

February 5, 2015 |

Antigua Sailing Week is the most famous sailing regatta in the Caribbean. Since 1968, sailors from all over the  world have flocked to Antigua for one of the world’s most prestigious yachting regattas, and for good reason. Ask any experienced yacht racer to name the best places to sail in the world and you can […]

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Antigua Sailing Week Strengthens its Relationship with Sailors for the Seas

Antigua Sailing Week Strengthens its Relationship with Sailors for the Seas

February 5, 2015 |

Sailors for the Sea’s Clean Regattas program is the world’s only certification system for water based events. One part education, two parts activation, the Clean Regattas program unites and mobilizes sailors by offering support and resources to help heal the ocean. With over 650 Clean Regattas certified since the program’s inception and 264,000 sailors—they’re raising […]

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Find your Charter

Find your Charter

February 1, 2015 |

Looking for a Charter? If you want to race at Antigua Sailing Week and don’t have a crew to race with or have a crew and no boat be sure to check out our charter options on the website. Bareboat Charter – Our official Bareboat Charter Sponsor is Sunsail which has a competitive bareboat fleet […]

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Sunsail Confirms Antigua Sailing Week 2015 Sponsorship

Sunsail Confirms Antigua Sailing Week 2015 Sponsorship

January 27, 2015 |

On course for the largest ever Sunsail bareboat charter fleet at Antigua Sailing Week 2015 Photo Credit: Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce Sunsail is back on board as the official bareboat charter sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week 2015. This is the fourth year running that Sunsail has been involved as a sponsor […]

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Big Boat Skipper Wins The RS Elite Challenge Summer Series At Nonsuch Bay.

Big Boat Skipper Wins The RS Elite Challenge Summer Series At Nonsuch Bay.

December 15, 2014 |

  Nine skippers were finally on the line to compete for two places in the 2015
Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge yesterday at Nonsuch Bay Resort.

Starting from 10am each team took part in six races to determine who would
move forward to the finals. Racing took place on the 24ft RS Elite keelboats
located at the resort which […]

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Let the Battle Commence

Let the Battle Commence

December 12, 2014 |

Sunday from 10am at Nonsuch Bay – 8 skippers – 2 places – in the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge end of Summer Series Final. Lunch is being served from 12 o’clock (reservations@nonsuchbayresort.com or call 562-8000). Winners will get clothing from the new 2015 Gill clothing range and spectators also get their chance to win. […]

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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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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 |

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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 |

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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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