April – May 2015
Every year Antigua Sailing Week features a Guadeloupe to Antigua Race on the Friday before the week’s racing begins. The event is organised in conjunction with Antigua Yacht Club and serves as a feeder race for boats coming from the islands to the south of Antigua. However, many boats already in Antigua preparing for the week-long regatta often take this opportunity to head south to Guadeloupe specifically to participate in this annual race. For more information click here!
Antigua Sailing Week 2012 re-introduced the now-famous Round Antigua Race. Click here for more information.
The first party of Antigua Sailing Week, we celebrate the winners of that day’s Round Antigua Race as well as welcoming everyone to Antigua Sailing Week 2015.
On Sunday 26th April, Shirley Heights Lookout will host its famous Antigua Sailing Week breakfast. An excellent local breakfast along with bush tea is available from 8 am until 11 am, and once the races begin you will be in one of the best locations on the south coast from which to view the excitement at the start lines.
Mark your calendar- whatever it is and wherever it is, it will THE party not to miss for the whole week!
Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge host this fantastic invitational regatta as part of Lay Day celebrations. Head down to Pigeon Beach, enjoy the barbecues, cold beers and fantastic action on the water. Racing is held immediately off Pigeon Beach and our compere will break down the action so even race novices will understand what is taking place. Hot skippers will compete for the ultimate prize, one weeks holiday for two at Fantastic Nonsuch Bay Resort, and of course major bragging rights!
The grills fire up during the afternoon, and we invite you to chill out Caribbean Style on the Beach . Beach games, fire dancing and great music take this beach party into the night. Head down with friends, motor over on your boat, tie up your dinghy. No matter how you get there, relax and unwind with us at the Beach Party.
Final Awards Ceremony followed by a fun after party in the gorgeous and historic Nelson’s Dockyard. Add silverware, the Governor General, bottles of Veuve Clicquot with DJ Purist live music on stage with Asher Otto & Itchyfeet following the prize giving and you have a spectacular finale to Antigua Sailing Week.
The perfect island party to end the Sailing Week festivities. Come out with the family for the children’s procession, the Prize Giving of the LIAT School Art’s Competition, the Beating of the Retreat and a whole host of cultural stalls, food and drink and music.