The Schedule for ASW50

Day by day, night by night, the full line up
Apr
21
Fri
2017
Entries , Cancellations and Payments Deadline @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm

Today is the last day that boats can

  • enter the race. Later entries can only take place if approved by the Organising Committee.  

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  • withdraw entry and receive a refund, less 20% administration fee.

 

Payment is US $12 per foot –- After that US $14 per foot.

Apr
26
Wed
2017
Boat Measurement Appointments Deadline @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 26 all-day
Committee Desk opening hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
27
Thu
2017
Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
28
Fri
2017
Guadeloupe to Antigua Race
Apr 28 all-day
Guadeloupe to Antigua Race @ Deshaies | Basse-Terre | Guadeloupe

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. More details to follow.

Committee Desk opening hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Registration Open @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Opening of Presidente Beer Garden @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Guadeloupe – Antigua Race Prize Giving @ AYC
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Guadeloupe - Antigua Race Prize Giving @ AYC | English Harbour | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

Join the crews who will race from Guadeloupe to Antigua for their prize giving at 5:30pm at the Antigua Yacht Club. More details to be included.

Apr
29
Sat
2017
Peters & May Round Antigua Race Day @ English Harbour
Apr 29 all-day
Peters & May Round Antigua Race Day @ English Harbour
Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Open @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
President Beer Garden. @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Presidente Beer Gardens opens from 3pm to 6pm featuring entertainment from DJ Kuma.

Peters & May Round Antigua Race Prize Giving & Antigua Sailing Week Welcome Party
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 11:15 pm
Peters & May Round Antigua Race Prize Giving & Antigua Sailing Week Welcome Party @ English Harbour | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

The first party of Antigua Sailing Week, we celebrate the winners of that day’s Peters & May Round Antigua Race as well as welcoming everyone to Antigua Sailing Week 2017.

It all starts with a cultural procession from the Antigua Yacht Club at 5:30 pm. Then there will be brief speeches and a prize giving starting from 7 pm.

The party starts at 7:30pm with entertainment from DJ Who & Live music from Spirited Band with friends, Zambai & Promise.

Apr
30
Sun
2017
English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua
Apr 30 all-day
English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua

Courses will be confirmed each morning.

Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Breakfast @ Shirley Heights
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:15 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Breakfast @ Shirley Heights

On Sunday 30th April, Shirley Heights Lookout will host its famous Antigua Sailing Week breakfast with a difference as new in 2017, English Harbour Radio will be broadcasting live from the Shirley Heights and your commentator Dick Johnson, of English Harbour Radio, will break down the on the water action as well as providing information about the whole event. 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.

 

English Harbour Rum Prize Giving Day 1 & the English Harbour Rum Fest @ Antigua Yacht Club
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The brand that is totally synonymous with Antigua Sailing Week – English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum – will kick-start the afternoon prize giving by hosting the English Harbour Rum Party at the Antigua Yacht Club. Daily 1st, 2nd and 3rd place class winners will be invited on stage to collect their winners’ burgees along with a bottle of English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum for 1st place winners.

Bars open at 3 pm and at 4 pm a crew bartender competition will provide some light entertainment and maybe even some great comedic moments. Crews are invited to submit their teams of three for the chance to win, from Antigua Distillery, a “Cask of Gold” containing a bottle each of Cavalier Gold Rum, English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum, English Harbour 10 Year Old Rum and the latest two additions to the family – English Harbour Sherry and English Harbour Port. A prize definitely worth entering for! Points are awarded for creativity, presentation and taste among other categories.

DJs Jack and Kenny D will create an intoxicating party atmosphere to keep you entertained. As the sun sets, live music from 1761˚ will get the crowd dancing to Reggae, Soca, Pop, R&B and even a bit of Rock ‘n’ Roll. The Rum Bar will keep the drinks flowing and when hunger strikes Bar-B’s and Club Sushi will be able to feed the hungry monster inside.

The next day is a bank holiday, so everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the party.

To  enter the bartending competition email  news@sailingweek.com or apply at the committee desk.

May
1
Mon
2017
Fever-Tree Race Day 2 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua
May 1 all-day
Fever-Tree Race Day 2 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua

Courses will be confirmed each morning.

Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 1 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout  | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

The famous Shirley Heigths Lookout watch spot for Antigua Sailing Week goes daily in 2017. Live commentary will be provided by Dick Johnson, of Cowes Radio fame, and you will have  the best seat in house from which to see live action. All inclusive drinks and lunch package available.

Chase the Race Beach Party @ Castaways
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chase the Race Beach Party @ Castaways | Antigua & Barbuda

After chasing the race, it’s beach time at Castaways, Jolly Beach. Entertainment by DJ EZP, drinks and dancing will be the central theme at our Caribbean Beach Parties. Food is available for those who get the munchies. If you are on a chase the race by land or water tour, drinks are included. If you just want to join the party at the beach, everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget your hat and sunscreen.

Fever-Tree Race Day 2 Prize Giving & Party @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fever-Tree Race Day 2 Prize Giving & Party @ Antigua Yacht Club

Join fellow skippers and crews of Antigua Sailing Week for  post race debates over a cold beer in the Presidente Beer Garden at Antigua Yacht Club daily. Starting at 3pm, awards are presented @ 5pm to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class.

Live Music from Rico & the 4 Play Band starts at 6pm.

 

May
2
Tue
2017
Johnnie Walker Race Day 3 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua
May 2 all-day
Johnnie Walker Race Day 3 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua

Courses will be confirmed each morning.

Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout  | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

The famous Shirley Heigths Lookout watch spot for Antigua Sailing Week goes daily in 2017. Live commentary will be provided by Dick Johnson, of Cowes Radio fame, and you will have  the best seat in house from which to see live action. All inclusive drinks and lunch package available.

Chase the Race Beach Party @ Dennis's Beach Bar
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chase the Race Beach Party @ Dennis's Beach Bar | Saint Mary | Antigua and Barbuda

After chasing the race, it’s beach time at Dennis’s Beach Bar, Ffryes Beach. Entertainment by DJ Merchy, drinks and dancing will be the central theme at our Caribbean Beach Parties. Food is available for those who get the munchies. If you are on a chase the race by land or water tour, drinks are included. If you just want to join the party at the beach, everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget your hat and sunscreen.

Johnnie Walker Race Day 3 Prize Giving @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Johnnie Walker Race Day 3 Prize Giving @ Antigua Yacht Club

Join fellow skippers and crews of Antigua Sailing Week for  post race debates over a cold beer in the  Beer Garden at Antigua Yacht Club daily. Starting at 3pm, awards are presented from 5pm to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class each day.

After the prize giving, entertainment will be provided by  DJ Undercover.

Reggae in the Park
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Reggae in the Park

THE BIG PARTY NIGHT – Enjoy a night of live music from our local Artists and of course we alway feature a popular artist that everyone know and love. Also lots of delicious local  food and drinks will be on sale.

May
3
Wed
2017
Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lay Day – No Racing.

Lay Day Beach Party featuring the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge @ Pigeon Point
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lay Day Beach Party featuring the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge @ Pigeon Point

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge hosts this fantastic invitational regatta as part of  Lay Day celebrations. Head down to Pigeon Point, enjoy the barbecues, cold beers and fantastic action on the water. Racing is held immediately off Pigeon Point 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. The Big Recovery Beach Chillout Sessions with DJ Where is from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Then there will be Beach Games and Fun with DJ Illist from and MC Stiffler from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Next Will be the Sunset Set with Natty Rico from Miami. Finally, DJ Elementz will entertain from  7:00pm – 9:00 pm.

May
4
Thu
2017
Caribbean Sailing Association Race Day 4 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua
May 4 all-day
Caribbean Sailing Association Race Day 4 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua

Courses will be confirmed each morning.

Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout  | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

The famous Shirley Heigths Lookout watch spot for Antigua Sailing Week goes daily in 2017. Live commentary will be provided by Dick Johnson, of Cowes Radio fame, and you will have  the best seat in house from which to see live action. All inclusive drinks and lunch package available.

Chase the Race Beach Party @ Coconut Grove
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chase the Race Beach Party @ Coconut Grove | Antigua and Barbuda

After chasing the race, it’s beach time at Coconut Grove, Dickenson Bay. Entertainment by DJ Purist, drinks and dancing will be the central theme at our Caribbean Beach Parties. Food is available for those who get the munchies. If you are on a chase the race by land or water tour, drinks are included. If you just want to join the party at the beach, everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget your hat and sunscreen.

Caribbean Sailing Association Race Day 4 Prize Giving @ Nelson's Dockyard.
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Caribbean Sailing Association Race Day 4 Prize Giving @ Nelson's Dockyard.

Join fellow skippers and crews of Antigua Sailing Week for  post race debates over a cold beer in the  Beer Garden at Antigua Yacht Club daily. Starting at 3pm, awards are presented from 5pm to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class each day. DJ Matt will provide entertainment after the prize giving.

Lord Nelson Cocktail – Invitiation Only @ Clarence House
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Lord Nelson Cocktail - Invitiation Only @ Clarence House | English Harbour | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

The celebration of the first 50 years of Antigua Sailing Week will take place in this stunning location. More details to follow.

Lord Nelson Party @ Clarence House
May 4 @ 8:30 pm – May 4 @ 12:00 am

Lord Nelson Party featuring Sound Citizens.

May
5
Fri
2017
Race Day 5 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua
May 5 all-day
Race Day 5 @ Off the South Coast of Antigua

Courses will be confirmed each morning.

Committee Desk Opening Hours @ Antigua Yacht Club
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shirley Heights Lookout Spectator Party @ Shirley Heights Lookout  | Saint Paul | Antigua and Barbuda

The famous Shirley Heigths Lookout watch spot for Antigua Sailing Week goes daily in 2017. Live commentary will be provided by Dick Johnson, of Cowes Radio fame, and you will have  the best seat in house from which to see live action. All inclusive drinks and lunch package available.

Chase the Race Beach Party @ The Nest Beach Bar
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Chase the Race Beach Party @ The Nest Beach Bar | Valley Church | Antigua & Barbuda

After chasing the race, it’s beach time at The Nest Beach Bar, Valley Church Beach. Entertainment by DJ Irish, drinks and dancing will be the central theme at our Caribbean Beach Parties. Food is available for those who get the munchies. If you are on a chase the race by land or water tour, drinks are included. If you just want to join the party at the beach, everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget your hat and sunscreen.

Race Day 5 Prize Giving @ Nelson's Dockyard.
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join fellow skippers and crews of Antigua Sailing Week for  post race debates over a cold beer in the Beer Garden at Antigua Yacht Club daily. Starting at 2pm, awards are presented from 4pm  to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class each day.

Entertainment by DJ Stainless after the prize giving. 

Antigua Sailing Week Awards Ceremony & After Party @ Nelson's Dockyard.
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – May 6 @ 1:00 am
Antigua Sailing Week Awards Ceremony & After Party @ Nelson's Dockyard.

Final Awards Ceremony  followed by a fun after party . Add silverware together with entertainment and you have a spectacular finale to Antigua Sailing Week!

Enjoy live music from Asher Otto & Itchy Feet from 8:30pm – 11:30pm. Then party into the morning with DJ Purist from 11.30 pm – 1:00 am.

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