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Antigua Sailing Week 2024

Sail, party, repeat

Antigua Sailing Week 2024 – takes place at the end of April annually. Aside from it being 5 days of professionally managed Windward-Leeward racing, many shoreside events take place around it which are open to the public and create a fun party atmosphere.  

Dates for the 55th edition in 2024 are 27 April – 3 May including the second year of the Wing Foil Championship taking place Friday to Sunday at the beginning of the week.  

Events Schedule 

Thursday, April 25: Antigua Wingfoil Championship Day 1  

Friday, April 26: Antigua Wingfoil Championship Day 2 Neon Rave (English Harbour Rum Party) Heineken Experience – the After Party  

Saturday, April 27: Peters & May Round Antigua Race & Prize Giving Antigua Wingfoil Championship Day 3 Official ASW Opening Party  

Sunday, April 28: English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 & Prize Giving Antigua Wingfoil Championship Day 3  

Monday, April 29: Y2K Race Day 2 & Prize Giving  

Tuesday, April 30: Race Day 3 & Prize Giving Reggae in the Park – 13th edition  

Wednesday, May 1: Lay Day  

Thursday, May 2: Locman Italy Women’s Race Day 4 & Prize Giving  

Friday, May 3: Race Day 5 & Prize Giving Final Prize Giving Party  

Saturday, May 4: Dockyard Day in Nelson’s Dockyard 

 

5 reasons to come to Antigua Sailing Week 2024!
      1. A NEW RACE JOINS THE ROSTER– The Antigua Wind foil Championships will feature three consecutive days of racing including two days on a fast-paced course in Falmouth Harbour and a long-distance downwinder along the island’s south coast to coincide with English Harbour Rum Race Day.
      2. VISIT THE FINEST SAILING DESTINATION IN THE REGION – Racing takes place in one of the world’s finest locations – with consistent trade winds, legendary Antigua surf and stunning vistas, and beautiful anchorages for relaxation.
      3. THE ENTERTAINMENT IS ELECTRIFYING – For a lively and energetic nighttime experience don’t miss out on the 13th Annual Reggae in the Park concert on April 30th. The venue and lineup are being confirmed but the unique atmosphere of a huge melting pot of visitors and residents uniting for their love of reggae will deliver a night of positive ‘can’t miss’ vibes.
      4. IMMERSIVE TOP-TIER SPECTATOR EXPERIENCEChase the Race is an immersive experience where spectators can join the fun from land, sea, or air!
      5. THE BEACH AND SUNBATHING OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS! – Before, during, and after the races, Pigeon Point is a popular beach among the 365! On May 1st, take part in the dinghy racing where keelboat crews take on each other on much smaller craft. The beach will come alive with beach games, dinghy races, and SUP challenges.

 

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Visit the Antigua Sailing Week website for more information.

Yachts and crew from several nations will be competing in this year’s thrilling event for the grand finale of prizes, trophies, and of course bragging rights!

 

Antigua and Barbuda continues to be a sailor’s haven and a popular yachting hub for many years, because of its spectacular turquoise waters, steady Trade winds, and natural bays and harbours.

For more information, please visit sailingweek.com

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