Category: Press Releases

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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Take the Survey and feed into our Planning Process for 2014

Take the Survey and feed into our Planning Process for 2014

May 12, 2013 |

With a week now past since the end of Antigua Sailing Week 2013, the committee has begun the post mortem process and is already looking towards Antigua Sailing Week 2014 and ensuring that it continues to deliver great racing for all our competitors from around the world and right here in the Caribbean. To that […]

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013. That’s a Wrap!

Antigua Sailing Week 2013. That’s a Wrap!

May 9, 2013 |

A mini feature about some racers from other Caribbean Islands looks at why they came to ASW 2013. Then we look back at the best action from an awesome week on, in and over the water.  

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013 – Final Wrap up Report

Antigua Sailing Week 2013 – Final Wrap up Report

May 8, 2013 |

With yacht crews representing 26 different nations, the 46th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was a truly international affair. Few would doubt that the sailing waters around Antigua provide one of the best race tracks anywhere in the world and English and Falmouth Harbours offer some of the best facilities, hotels, restaurants and bars in […]

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Entertaining End to Antigua Sailing Week

Entertaining End to Antigua Sailing Week

May 7, 2013 |

    Yet another edition of Antigua Sailing Week has been logged in the books. The thrill and excitement of competitive racing will certainly be framed into fun memories as much as the camaraderie and friendships that were fostered when the sun set and the landside fun kicked in. The English Harbour nightlife provided an […]

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Congratulations to Arethusa!

Congratulations to Arethusa!

May 4, 2013 |

Congratulations to Arethusa, Philip Lotz’s Swan 42 (USA). At the Final Awards Ceremony they were announced Best Yacht Antigua Sailing Week 2013 and winner of the Lord Nelson Trophy. The team also secured a class win in CSA 3.

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Final Award Winners

Final Award Winners

May 4, 2013 |

Special trophies and prizes were awarded alongside the magnificent silverware for class winners. Check out the image gallery to see all the happy winners at the Final Awards Ceremony. Arethusa, Philip Lotz, Swan CS42, USA: Overall Winner, Lord Nelson Trophy, Start Boat A Overall Winner & 1st in Class CSA 3, Best Swan, Best American […]

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Day four by Royal Appointment

Day four by Royal Appointment

May 3, 2013 |

This episode looks the front runners for the overall prize, The Lord Nelson’s Trophy and we meet HM King Harald V of Norway.

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Final Day Report – Smiles on the Dock

Final Day Report – Smiles on the Dock

May 3, 2013 |

You could almost feel the tension on the dock as the international fleet sailed out to the combat area. With many class winners yet to be decided, the pressure was heightened by tricky conditions. The breeze was rarely more than 10 knots and there were huge wind holes appearing all over the racing area. However, […]

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Fun in the Sun – Lay Day Report

Fun in the Sun – Lay Day Report

May 2, 2013 |

Nelson’s Dockyard was packed to the rafters on Tuesday evening with The Big Party Night – SPLASH. DJ Woogie and DJ Private Ryan were spinning sounds to thousands of revellers late into the night with special guests Tian Winter and the iConic Band playing live on the Antigua Sailing Week main stage. No doubt there […]

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Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge & Lay Day

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge & Lay Day

May 2, 2013 |

Racing may take a break on lay day but the sailors, volunteers and ASWTV were all busy down at Pigeon Beach. We see the highlights from the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge, go behind the scenes with Martin Dudley form Rubber Duck Recycling and take a look at the fun and frolics of the day.

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Re-duck-ulously easy Recycling

Re-duck-ulously easy Recycling

May 2, 2013 |

Martin Dudley started Rubber Duck Recycling as an Earthday association at Antigua Sailing Week and the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta in 2011. There was so much enthusiasm from people who were very pleased to see a re-cycling scheme being implemented, that Martin decided to make it his personal mission to run it as a three […]

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