• Dates:

    26.07 — 08.08 2019

  • Location:

    Cowes, UK

  • Level of difficulty:

    Complicated. Suitable for advanced yachtsmen

The famous Caribbean regatta Antigua Sailing Week annually gathers the world of world yachting. The regatta consists of a series of daytime coastal races around the island, the distance of each does not exceed 55 NM. This is one of the most beautiful and memorable regattas in the world. Participants can fully enjoy the warm Caribbean Sea and take part in this sailing race! And every evening on the shore awaits you awards ceremony and a fun party!

Marina address:

English Harbour, Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua

Visa

A visa is not required to visit Antigua. However, you need to issue a visa to the United States or England, depending on which country you are planning to fly.

Accommodation

Hotel accommodation required. Take care in advance of booking accommodation.

Everything you wanted to know:

What is included in the price of the trip?

  • Participation in the regatta on maxi yacht
  • Skipper and professional crew
  • Starting fee
  • Participation in parties organized by the organizers of the regatta
  • Marinas
  • Meals on board during the race
  • Fuel
  • Cleaning

What documents need to be issued before departure?

  • Insurance with good coverage. We recommend Bupa — www.ihi.com
  • Valid international passport

What clothes to take with you?

  • Windbreaker
  • Yacht shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen with a factor of 50+
  • Fleece jacket
  • Towel
  • Long sleeve t-shirt

Do I need to fold on deposit?

No, there will be a professional crew aboard who is responsible for all actions with the boat

Antigua Sailing Week

PROGRAM

April 27, Saturday. Arriving on Antigua.

April 28, Sunday. Racing day 1. Awarding.

April 29, Monday. Racing day 2. Awarding.

May 30, Tuesday. Racing day 3. Award. The “The 10th Annual Reggae in the Park” party.

May 01, Wednesday. Weekend

May 02, Thursday. Racing day 4. Award.

May 03, Friday. Racing day 5. Awarding at the end of the regatta. Nelson’s Dockyard.

May 04, Saturday. Departure

Weather

Wind is unpredictable from 15-20 knots to 30 in gusts.

The weather is excellent, there is almost no rain, but the sun can burn thoroughly. We recommend using a long-sleeved T-shirt and protecting the neck!

The average sea temperature during the regatta is +25, the air is up to +29. Caribbean ocean, fine sand and around the palm trees! Antigua is a paradise!