Category: Press Releases

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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Bareboat Banter

Bareboat Banter

May 2, 2013 |

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 […]

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The Big Boat Class and Race Day 3

The Big Boat Class and Race Day 3

May 1, 2013 |

It’s a full on foam up in today’s race day 3 action and we see all the thrills and spills from the decks of Sailing Yacht Bristolian.

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Tuesday Sailing Week Party is a huge Splash

Tuesday Sailing Week Party is a huge Splash

May 1, 2013 |

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 […]

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Splash – The official Sailing Week Party

Splash – The official Sailing Week Party

April 30, 2013 |

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 […]

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Day 2 Video – Race Charters & Epic Action

Day 2 Video – Race Charters & Epic Action

April 30, 2013 |

In this exciting show we take an inside look at chartering race boats as well all the epic action from both sea and air.

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Close up on ASW Photograpers

Close up on ASW Photograpers

April 30, 2013 |

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 […]

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Day 3 Report – Blazing in Antigua

Day 3 Report – Blazing in Antigua

April 30, 2013 |

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 […]

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013 Race Day 1 & The Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge

Antigua Sailing Week 2013 Race Day 1 & The Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge

April 29, 2013 |

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.

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Antigua Bliss – Day 2

Antigua Bliss – Day 2

April 29, 2013 |

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 […]

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HM King Harald V of Norway wins in Antigua

HM King Harald V of Norway wins in Antigua

April 28, 2013 |

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 […]

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Yachting World Round Antigua Race Video Round Up

Yachting World Round Antigua Race Video Round Up

April 28, 2013 |

In today’s edition of ASWTV we follow Matt Sheahan on Quokka as they navigate The Yachting World Round Antigua Race and we get the inside track from Louay Habib on the thrills and spills of the days action.

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Big Media turn out for the Welcome Party

Big Media turn out for the Welcome Party

April 28, 2013 |

An impressive mix of local and international press were the toasts of a cocktail reception on Saturday night at the Copper and Lumber Store Hotel in the Nelson’s Dockyard. It was the largest gathering on record of local and international media attending the opening proceedings of Antigua Sailing Week with in excess of fifty media […]

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Chilled out Antigua

Chilled out Antigua

April 28, 2013 |

Beautiful sunshine, crystal clear blue skies and a gentle breeze produce a positive vibration for the first day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week. Winners are always grinners but as sailors came ashore, after three hours of racing in paradise, there were smiles all round. In CSA 1, HM King Harald of Norway took Line […]

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Winning Crew from the Antigua & Barbuda Hampton arrive in Antigua for Sailing Week 2013

Winning Crew from the Antigua & Barbuda Hampton arrive in Antigua for Sailing Week 2013

April 27, 2013 |

The winning crew of the 2012 Antigua and Barbuda Hampton’s Challenge “Wasn’t Me” arrived in Antigua yesterday (Friday) ready to participate in the 2013 Antigua Sailing Week event which runs from April 27th to May 3rd. The crew of 9 was greeted at the V.C. Bird Intl airport by CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda […]

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The Friday build up Video

The Friday build up Video

April 27, 2013 |

As boats and people arrive on the shores of Antigua preparations get underway for what is looking to be a fantastic Antigua Sailing Week 2013. In this episode we get the big picture from Kathy Lammers, Chairman of the Regatta Organizing Committee and our resident racing guru Louay Habib gives us his thoughts on the […]

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