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Need to Ship from the Med to the Caribbean or Ft Lauderdale?

Need to Ship from the Med to the Caribbean or Ft Lauderdale?

October 3, 2016 |

Peters and May is presently loading MV Industrial Royal in  the  Middle East which will transit via  the Mediterranean before heading to both Antigua and Fort Lauderdale. Check out the information and booking forms here. Peters & May Global Boat Transport, part of the Peters & May Group, ships over 4,000 yachts and motorboats of […]

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Kialoa patriarch, Jim Kilroy dies at 94 years

Kialoa patriarch, Jim Kilroy dies at 94 years

October 3, 2016 |

Vale Jim Kilroy John B. “Jim” Kilroy (May 1, 1922 – September 29, 2016) owned and raced the record-breaking Kialoa sailboats from the 1950s to the 1980s, helping pioneer the era of maxi yacht racing. In both 1982 and 1983 Jim Kilroy won the Lord Nelson Trophy racing on Kialoa IV and earlier this year […]

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Dream Yacht Charter Signs Three Year Sponsorship Agreement with Antigua Sailing Week

Dream Yacht Charter Signs Three Year Sponsorship Agreement with Antigua Sailing Week

September 23, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce a new three-year agreement with Dream Yacht Charter to become the Official Exclusive Bareboat and by the Cabin Charter Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week through May, 2019. The Dream Yacht Charter fleet consists of 850 yachts in 47 locations worldwide, many of which have actively participated in Antigua […]

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Enter Now for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week

Enter Now for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week

August 12, 2016 |

  The first 17 entries are in for ASW50 – yes, the huge 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. Entrants to date are from England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, the USA, Australia, France, St Maarten, Trinidad and of course Antigua. To give you a little reminder of what its all about, check out the Antigua Sailing […]

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Book Flights with Virgin Atlantic now for Antigua Sailing Week 2017

Book Flights with Virgin Atlantic now for Antigua Sailing Week 2017

June 13, 2016 |

Next year is going to be a huge year for all of us at Antigua Sailing Week as we celebrate our 50th Annual Event.  ASW sponsor Virgin Atlantic has now confirmed that flights are available to be booked for everyone travelling from Europe and the UK who want to ensure they get the flights they want […]

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Race Day 3

Race Day 3

April 27, 2016 |

Great images from Race Day 3. Photos by Tim Wright – www.photoaction.com Photos by Paul Wyeth – pwpictures.com   Photos by Toure Forde

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Johnnie Walker Race Day 2

Johnnie Walker Race Day 2

April 26, 2016 |

Exciting images from the Johnnie Walker sponsored Race Day.  Photos by Paul Wyeth – pwpictures.com Photos by Toure Forde Photos by Ivor Morris

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2016 LIAT Schools Arts Results

2016 LIAT Schools Arts Results

April 25, 2016 |

The annual Antigua Sailing Week Schools’ Art competition aims to encourage an interest in sailing and the environment among the young and future audience of Antigua Sailing Week. This year’s competition was generously sponsored by LIAT, the Caribbean Airline. LIAT, The Caribbean Airline recently celebrated 60 years of service, connecting our region and connecting the […]

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English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 – Prize Giving

English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 – Prize Giving

April 25, 2016 |

Celebrating the winners of the first official race of Antigua Sailing Week 2016. Sponsored by English Harbour Rum.  Photos by Paul Wyeth -pwpictures.com Photos by Toure Forde

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Round Antigua Race Prize giving & Antigua Sailing Week Welcome Party.

Round Antigua Race Prize giving & Antigua Sailing Week Welcome Party.

April 24, 2016 |

Photos by Ted Martin Photos by Johnny Jno Bapriste

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Fabulous Start for 49th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

Fabulous Start for 49th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

April 23, 2016 |

There were near perfect conditions for the two stand-alone long distance races prior to Antigua Sailing Week. Following the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, a record fleet of 42 yachts took part in the Round Antigua Race and it turned out to be a race that one young up-and-coming Antiguan sailor will never forget. 15-20 knots […]

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50th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

50th Edition of Antigua Sailing Week

April 22, 2016 |

With 2016 registration half-way completed, the buzz surrounding the 50th Antigua Antigua Sailing Week is increasing. Registration for 2017 is open.

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Luciano to Headline at Antigua Sailing Week

Luciano to Headline at Antigua Sailing Week

April 1, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) is proud to announce that Jamaican roots reggae sensation Luciano will be the headline act on the main stage in Nelson’s Dockyard on Tuesday 26th April. The Johnnie Walker Your World & Mine Concert will also feature home grown Antiguan talent:  Soca Diva Claudette Peters and R&B and soca star Tian […]

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2016 LIAT School Art Competition

2016 LIAT School Art Competition

March 22, 2016 |

Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to launch the 2016 LIAT Schools Art Competition.  In October, LIAT, The Caribbean Airline celebrates 60 years of service, connecting our region and connecting the people of the Caribbean.  It seemed fitting therefore that the theme for the competition this year is concentrating on how our region connects with the […]

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Phaedo3 to set the pace for Antigua Bermuda Race 2017

Phaedo3 to set the pace for Antigua Bermuda Race 2017

March 21, 2016 |

Lloyd Thornburg’s American MOD70 Phaedo3 will be attempting a record run from Antigua to Bermuda this April with a view to joining the Antigua Bermuda Race next year. Phaedo3 has set multiple world records over the past 12 months, including the Antigua to Newport passage, taking just 3 days, 5 hours, 55 minutes and 12 […]

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Volunteer Call for ASW 2016

Volunteer Call for ASW 2016

March 2, 2016 |

As we step into March final plans are well underway for Antigua Sailing Week 2016. Taking place from April 23  to 29 daily racing, parties and great fun on and off the water brings thousands of sailors, spectators and party-goers to Antigua. A critical part of our hosting the event is our SWAT Team  – […]

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Experience Antigua Sailing Week with Girls For Sail

Experience Antigua Sailing Week with Girls For Sail

February 19, 2016 |

Girls for Sail is the UK’s only sailing school for ladies. Offering world class racing events and more for women in the Caribbean, the UK and everywhere in between!  This year, Girls for Sail, has had a superb take-up of places on their Caribbean events. The all female crew are about to set off racing in the RORC Caribbean […]

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Pay to Play – Charter Opportunities at Antigua Sailing Week 2016

Pay to Play – Charter Opportunities at Antigua Sailing Week 2016

February 11, 2016 |

From Russia to Australia, yachts and crew from over 20 nations will be competing at the 49th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. The tropical climate, trade winds and ocean swell combined with the legendary shoreside atmosphere are irresistible to sailors from around the globe.  If you want to take part in the Caribbean’s longest running […]

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Weddel

Weddel

February 4, 2016 |

This is a fast racing yacht. Series Grand Mistral was specially built for round-the-world regattas. Previously operated in the Mediterranean sea and in excellent condition. Speed up to 30 knots, standard speed of 10-20 knots.  We offer practice day, Round Antigua Race + ASW, all regatta costs (race entry, dockage, lunches etc), possible accommodation on […]

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Zig Zag wins a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum.

Zig Zag wins a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum.

January 21, 2016 |

John McMonigall’s Oyster 82 Zig Zag, a return participant of Antigua Sailing Week, has won the draw for a case of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. The winners are asked to contact the committee desk upon arrival at Antigua Sailing Week to collect their prize. Thank you to our sponsor English Harbour 5 Year […]

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