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Party hard before the layday in Antigua

May 1st, 2013

(May 1, 2013) – The biggest party night of Antigua Sailing Week lived up to all of its lively expectations from start to finish, appropriately scheduled on Tuesday night to offer a mellow vibe on the beach for the traditional Lay Day activities on Wednesday. Racing resumes on Thursday. – Full report

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Tradewinds return to Antigua

April 30th, 2013

(April 30, 2013) – After two days of relatively calm weather by Antiguan standards, full tradewind power returned to deliver a spectacular day of action at Antigua Sailing Week. Big breeze and blazing sunshine whipped up the racing action, especially in the big boat classes, which were fully powered up all day. With 10 yachts,

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Local youth movement excelling at Antigua Sailing Week

April 29th, 2013

(April 29, 2013) – The second day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with 15 knots of warm breeze. In CSA 5, Antiguan Louis Sinclair runs the bow on Carlo Falcone’s Antiguan based Caccia alla Volpe, which won both of today’s races to lead the class. Despite being just 22 years of age,

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First day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week

April 28th, 2013

(April 28, 2013) – Beautiful sunshine, crystal clear blue skies and a gentle breeze produce a positive vibration for the first day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week. In CSA 1, HM King Harald of Norway took Line Honours in today’s race but after time correction, the winner was Jorge Bellina Lishner’s Peruvian Soto 48,

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Antigua Sailing Week kicks off on Friday

April 25th, 2013

It’s buzzing in Antigua as Falmouth Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard are filling up fast with racing yachts from all over the world. Antigua Sailing Week’s racing programme kicks off with the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race this Friday, followed by the Yachting World Round Antigua Race on Saturday. Racing at the 46th Antigua Sailing Week will


Magic at Antigua Classics

April 22nd, 2013

By Elaine Bunting, Yachting World Was this the best day’s racing I’ve had in years? Or was that yesterday? Or maybe the day before? To tell you the truth, I’m losing count. That’s what it’s like at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (Apr 18-23). This is an event I’ve been trying to prise from colleagues’ grip

PHOTO: What the birds see

April 16th, 2013

Antiguan Carlo Falcone’s Mariella, the 79ft William Fife built in 1936, is one of the most famous yachts in the

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