Category: Press Releases

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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Hotel California too Wins Guadeloupe Race

Hotel California too Wins Guadeloupe Race

April 26, 2013 |

Stephen Schmidt’s Santa Cruz 70, Hotel California Too won the 2013 Guadeloupe to Antigua Race finishing the 42-mile course in just under four and a half hours. “This is the third time we have won. I think I have raced all bar one since 1996 but this is the first time we have won in […]

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Ready for Take Off!

Ready for Take Off!

April 25, 2013 |

It’s buzzing in Antigua as Falmouth Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard are filling up fast with racing yachts from all over the world. Antigua Sailing Week’s racing programme kicks off with the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race this Friday, followed by the Yachting World Round Antigua Race on Saturday. Racing at the 46th Antigua Sailing Week will […]

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Schools Art Competition Winners announced

Schools Art Competition Winners announced

April 25, 2013 |

25 Apr, 2013 The Antigua Sailing Week Schools’ Art competition is an annual contest sponsored by LIAT that is used to arouse an interest in Art and Sailing amongst the youth. School children ages 5 – 18 years old attending school in Antigua & Barbuda were asked to capture on paper just what Antigua Sailing […]

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Digicel is the Official Telecommunications Sponsor for Antigua Sailing Week 2013

Digicel is the Official Telecommunications Sponsor for Antigua Sailing Week 2013

April 23, 2013 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce Digicel as a Silver Sponsor and the official telecommunications provider for its 2013 event. The agreement will enable Digicel to showcase its cutting edge 4G LTE technology. The super-fast internet speeds will play a critical part in delivering real time results directly to the regatta website as boats […]

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Accommodation available at Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort

Accommodation available at Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort

April 21, 2013 |

Due to a last-minute cancellation of some bookings by the Antigua Sailing Week Committee, Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort has a few rooms still available for Antigua Sailing Week.  Available rooms include six standard hotel rooms and a few studios.  The Resort is now offering a 15% discount off regular rates for any bookings for […]

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