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SAILING: ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK

08. Mai 2013, 16:05

WHERE SAILING COMES FIRST!

8 May 2013: Final wrap up report, 2013 Antigua Sailing Week: Louay Habib

With yacht crews representing 26 different nations, the 46th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was a truly international affair. Few would doubt that the sailing waters around Antigua provide one of the best race tracks anywhere in the world and English and Falmouth Harbours offer some of the best facilities, hotels, restaurants and bars in the Caribbean.  »

03. Mai 2013, 04:12

BAREBOAT BANTER

Thursday 2 May was the penultimate day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week and after Lay Day there was a relaxed atmosphere in Nelson's Dockyard where the majority of the Bareboat fleet reside. Ian Galbraith's Oyster 53 Jigsaw, racing in CSA 7, is also moored in Nelson's Dockyard and the sound of bagpipes from the Scottish boat as it left the dock was all-inspiring. Torrential overnight rain raised the humidity and sucked away much of the wind to produce stifling early morning conditions but by the time racing started, 10 knots of breeze had filled in from the southeast, which stayed consistent all day. Mau Bisa 1 crew sport colourful shirts. Bareboat Racing at Antigua Sailing Week Credit: Tim Wright/photoaction.com  »

01. Mai 2013, 03:48

BLAZING IN ANTIGUA

By: Louay Habib

After two days of relatively calm weather by Antiguan standards, full Trade Wind 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. The race committee responded to the change in conditions by altering the schedule for CSA 1 & 2 to a brace of races on a long windward leeward course off the southwest corner of Antigua and there was some ballistic action.  »

29. April 2013, 18:53

Chilled Out Antigua

by Louay Habib

Beautiful sunshine, crystal clear blue skies and a gentle breeze produce a positive vibration for the first day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week. Winners are always grinners but as sailors came ashore, after three hours of racing in paradise, there were smiles all round. Jorge Bellina Lishner's Soto 48, Kuankun from Peru win CSA1 on day one of Antigua Sailing Week Credit: Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com  »

08. April 2013, 13:12

ANTIGUA'S UNITED NATIONS

Antigua Sailing Week Update: Louay Habib

Over 100 yachts from all over the world are expected to compete at the 46th edition of Antigua Sailing Week. The week-long event is considered the 'last night at the prom' for international racing boats in the Caribbean and months of careful preparation will deliver a spectacular finale both on the water and ashore for a truly astounding collection of sailors from the four corners of the earth. Simonas Steponavièius, skipper of Ambersail: Global Yacht Racing  »

28. Januar 2013, 09:21

ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL

Antigua Sailing Week has always been the venue for the big boats of the Caribbean and the 46th edition is no exception. An international fleet will be competing in Racing Class One from Australia, Germany, Great Britain, Russia and the United Sates. Antigua Sailing Week brings down the curtain on the Caribbean racing season and a celebrity cast is set to take centre stage. Sojana, Peter Harrison's magnificent 115-foot ketch: Credit: Kevin Johnson  »