Nonsuch Bay RS Elite – Summer Series Final

February 27, 2014 |


RS Elite Summer Series Final – Nonsuch Bay – Sunday 2nd March 2014


Nonsuch Bay Resort will this weekend host the Final of the RS Elite Summer Series from 10am on Sunday 2nd March. Five crews will race in this the final stage of qualification for the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge held on Lay Day at Antigua Sailing Week. Lunch guests at The Bay @ Nonsuch, are invited to enjoy views of top crews racing for one of two places reserved for Antiguan crews in the Lay Day event.  Come and support your favorite team!


Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge – Pigeon Beach – Lay Day 30th April 2014


The Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge was first held on Lay Day last year. This one-day invitational one-design “stadium event” sees eight of the best skippers and crew at Sailing Week racing on level terms. The courses are set just of Pigeon Beach offering the Lay Day beach party a close up view of back to back short course racing with live commentary. Last year’s event was won by Mark Dicker (Mini Maxi World Champion and Skipper of RP78 Whisper), and including crew Tim Goodbody (Olympic Finn Sailor) and Christian Jensen (Elite bowman). Two of the eight entries for the Challenge are reserved for Antiguan crews and this year’s entries will be decided at the Summer Series Final this weekend.


RS Elite Summer Series – Nonsuch Bay – Appointed Sundays May to August


The RS Elite Summer Series is held at Nonsuch Bay on appointed Sundays during May to August. Places are open to local crews and the race fee includes lunch at The Bay @ Nonsuch. The series offers crews and spectators entertaining and very competitive one-design racing in the outstanding sailing conditions inside the reef at Nonsuch Bay. While the racing is relaxed and friendly, many of the participants have an eye on a greater prize as this series is the first step to qualification for the two places reserved for Antiguan crews in the Lay Day RS Elite Challenge. Crews with the best results over the summer series are invited to participate in this weekend’s Final.


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