Looking for a Charter?
If you want to race at Antigua Sailing Week and don’t have a crew to race with or have a crew and no boat be sure to check out our charter options on the website.
Bareboat Charter – Our official Bareboat Charter Sponsor is Sunsail which has a competitive bareboat fleet available. In particular, the crews who compete in Antigua Sailing Week regularly are incredibly competitive so don’t be sucked into thinking it’s the easy or amateur option – there are some seriously great sailors in our bareboat fleets. That said, there are also plenty of crews who are here mainly for the fun. Sunsail will provide everything you need to take line honours and all of its boats are under 6 years old and a full service regatta package is available. For more information contact Sunsail directly at www.sunsail.com/asw. All of the boats based in Antigua are already booked so additional boats will be transported from Guadeloupe, St. Maarten or the BVI’s. Of course should you want to extend your break you can fly into any of those islands and do the delivery to Antigua yourself, or boats can be delivered straight to Antigua and you fly in and out just for the racing. If you can’t find what you want on the website, be sure to contact the Sunsail sales team directly.
Race Charter – There is a growing number of race charter options available on the market from 26-foot Cork 1720s to a Dehler 39 to the 70 ft monster, Monster Project. The majority of race charter companies offer training days and include entry fees, marina fees and drinks on board. Accommodation can be liveaboard or onshore depending on the size of the boat and crew and your preferences, but generally your wish is their command.
Head Boats (individual berths) – If you are an avid sailor and want a guaranteed way of joining a crew, then head boats are a great way to get involved. Effectively, you buy your own spot as do most of the rest of the crew and simply turn up and race. It’s really as easy as that. It’s a great way to meet a whole new group of like-minded people and indulge in your passion of sailing. Novices are also welcome. The most important thing is to be honest about your experience level. That way the professional crew can be sure to assign the jobs on board among fellow crew members appropriately and optimise race performance.
Check them all out right here https://www.sailingweek.com/race-charters/.