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Thirty Years of Classic Yacht Regatta Success

Classic Yacht Regatta

When Antigua Sailing Week began in 1967, pretty much every boat in the fleet was a classic. Most were charter yachts that ended their season by racing to and from Guadeloupe. Race Week expanded; boats evolved into modern machines; and …

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Nautical Holiday Happenings

Lighted Boat Parade – St. Croix, USVI

There might not be snow and sleigh rides, but the spirit of the yuletide holidays is alive throughout the Caribbean. Here is a sampling of nautical holiday happenings. LIGHTED BOAT PARADES Deck your decks with lights, ornaments and festively-dressed crew. …

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Seaboard Marine Optimist North American Championships

Optinams

Nearly 150 junior sailors from 19 countries set sail in the Seaboard Marine Optimist North American Championships (OPTINAMS), hosted July 10 to 18 out of the Antigua Yacht Club in English Harbour, Antigua. Uruguay’s Hernon Umpierre won this continental championship. …

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Regatta Preview: April to November 2016

Regatta Preview: Les Voiles St. Barth

There are one or more major Caribbean regattas nearly every month of the year. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from April to November.   April 11th – 16th Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Celebrity sailors and sailboats, including America’s Cup …

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NEWS: BVI Team victorious in Caribbean Dinghy Championships

Team BVI - Caribbean Dinghy Champions 2013. Photo: Kevin Johnson - www.kevinjohnsonphotography.com

British Virgin Islands Team victorious in Caribbean Dinghy Championships The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) sanctioned Caribbean Dinghy Championships hosted jointly by Antigua Yacht Club and Antigua’s National Sailing Academy took place in November. Barbados, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Trinidad and …

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Caribbean Dinghy Championships Chart a New Course

Caribbean Dinghy Championships Chart a New Course

The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) is withdrawing from the business of running a regatta and taking the best of both worlds. They have done this by awarding the time-honored Caribbean Dinghy Championships (CDC) to the same island for three years …

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RORC Caribbean 600: A Tough Race in Paradise

Paradox the first yacht to finish takes to the air. Photography by Tim Wright, Photoaction.com, RORC Caribbean 600

With warm Tradewinds gusting up to 30 knots for over four days, the RORC Caribbean 600 was a lively affair and many seasoned competitors declared that it was tougher than the Fastnet but a lot warmer! There was drama right …

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Weekend Sailing Update

For the first time in many years, weekend sailing was held in Falmouth Harbour from the Antigua Yacht Club on 19th February. The race was the first of a five race series to be held fortnightly. To encourage more entries a flexible handicap system …

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Jonathan Cornelius Runs Antigua Search and Rescue

Jonathan Cornelius is what most people would call an “ upstanding young man”. He runs the 27ft high speed ridged inflatable for the Antigua, Barbuda Search and Rescue. A.B.S.A.R. which is now based at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina at …

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