Category: Press Releases

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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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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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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Don’t Miss the End of Season Finale

Don’t Miss the End of Season Finale

January 7, 2014 |

Even before the first Antigua Sailing Week in 1968, yachts from overseas were sailing across the Atlantic to a winter paradise in the Caribbean. Back in the 70s and 80s crossing the Atlantic was a very different experience from today – navigators followed the stars using a sextant to pinpoint landfall in the Caribbean. Today […]

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ADOMS and AUA College of Medicine to Sponsor Antigua Sailing Week

ADOMS and AUA College of Medicine to Sponsor Antigua Sailing Week

November 23, 2013 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce two official sponsors for the 2014 edition of Antigua Sailing Week. Antigua and Barbuda Ship and Yacht Registry will once again be an Event Industry Partner of the Caribbean’s longest running regatta. The Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) is the Maritime Administration […]

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Gill North America Partners Antigua Sailing Week

Gill North America Partners Antigua Sailing Week

November 21, 2013 |

Antigua Sailing Week is envied the world over for fantastic racing conditions. Surfing through some of the best sailing waters in the world in brilliant sunshine is every sailor’s idea of paradise, but sunburn can seriously mess up your dreams. Wearing the right clothing is essential and Antigua Sailing Week is proud to announce that […]

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Second Annual Hamptons Challenge a Success!

Second Annual Hamptons Challenge a Success!

August 21, 2013 |

Winners of the Second Annual Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Mike and Lou Grignon accept winning trophy from Hon. Jon Maginley, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation and Mr. Colin C. James, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. August 18, 2013 (New York, NY) – The Ministry of Tourism, alongside the Antigua and […]

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Antigua Sailing Week’s Marketing Team hits the Road

Antigua Sailing Week’s Marketing Team hits the Road

August 1, 2013 |

Antigua Sailing Week 2014 may still be nine months away but the organising team is very busy in the background, organising and marketing the event and putting plans in place for what it hopes to be the best Antigua Sailing Week ever! On Friday of this week, the Race Committee team will be on the […]

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013 airs on Sky Sports

Antigua Sailing Week 2013 airs on Sky Sports

July 8, 2013 |

Can’t get enough of Antigua Sailing Week?  Didn’t manage to get here for Antigua Sailing Week 2013?  A wonderful opportunity is coming soon to relive the regatta if you were fortunate enough to participate, or experience it for the first time if you couldn’t make it this year. Sky Sports will be broadcasting a race […]

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Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

May 19, 2013 |

  During Antigua Sailing Week, the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge took place on Lay Day. The one-day, one-design invitational event, featuring 24-foot RS Elite keelboats was watched by hundreds of spectators on Pigeon Beach. Eight top skippers and crews took part with the top prize of a week’s stay and unlimited watersports activities at […]

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