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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Thursday 2 May was the penultimate day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week and after Lay Day there was a relaxed atmosphere in Nelson’s Dockyard where the majority of the Bareboat fleet reside. Ian Galbraith’s Oyster 53 Jigsaw, racing in CSA 7, is also moored in Nelson’s Dockyard and the sound of bagpipes from the […]
The biggest party night of Antigua Sailing Week lived up to all of its lively expectations from start to finish. On Tuesday night, the dockside of the Nelson’s Dockyard rumbled to life with incredible music from a mix of DJ’s and a live band as scores of people who packed an improvised dance floor covered […]
The biggest night of entertainment for Antigua Sailing Week is on for Tuesday inside the Nelson’s Dockyard. The party’s headliner is Tian Winter and his Iconic band and the I-conic Dancers. Also on tap are international DJ’s Private Ryan and Woogie. Tickets for the big party night are available at The Source, Ayoushe, Digicel, Townhouse […]
Antigua Sailing Week is lucky to attract some of the best yachting and lifestyle photographers covering the event. They are out on the water each day capturing the sailing action as well as the shoreside parties and fun once the sun goes down. Their dedication and enthusiasm for the regatta really helps brings the regatta […]
After two days of relatively calm weather by Antiguan standards, full Trade Wind power returned to deliver a spectacular day of action at Antigua Sailing Week. Big breeze and blazing sunshine whipped up the racing action, especially in the big boat classes, which were fully powered up all day. The race committee responded to the […]
It’s day 1 of racing at Antigua Sailing Week 2013 and today we get the inside scoop on the crew from Voilactus and how winning The Hamptons’ Challenge brought them to Antigua to take part in the Caribbean’s premier sailing event.
When the sun is shining on tropical waters with 15 knots of warm breeze filling the air, it is most sailors’ idea of rapture. The second day of racing at Antigua sailing Week was blessed with these heavenly conditions. For the CSA Classes racing in Rendezvous Bay, it was a day to keep your head […]
The 2013 Yachting World Round Antigua Race may have been a light airs affair but it was a highly competitive and tactically challenging race around the beautiful coastline of Antigua. Significant current and extreme ocean swell added to the tactical conundrum of racing along Antigua’s rugged southwest coastline and the windward side produced squally conditions […]