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ANTIGUA WINTER EVENT LINE UP 2018/19

Wednesday 5th September 2018
The official kick start to the season has long been the Antigua Charter Yacht Show and 2018 is no exception.
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2018-19 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA YACHTING & EVENTS CALENDAR

Thursday 16th August 2018
The ABMA has released their 2018 – 2019 Antigua & Barbuda Yachting & Events Calendar
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ABMA MEETING MINUTES & QUESTIONS

Tuesday 5th June 2018
For those of you who were unable to attend the last meeting, the minutes are available.
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ABMA MARCH NEWSLETTER

Wednesday 4th April 2018
The latest newsletter from the ABMA highlights upcoming regattas and local yachting news.
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ABMA ANNOUNCES NEW JOLLY HARBOUR SUB-COMMITTEE & BOARD MEMBER

Friday 3rd November 2017
Karen Van Rensburg has been appointed to the Board as representative.
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ANTIGUA MARINAS, MARINE SERVICES & RELATED BUSINESSES READY FOR THE SEASON

Friday 20th October 2017
The Antigua Yachting industry and all its support infrastructure including marinas, marine service businesses and provisioning companies remain fully operational following the passing of the recent hurricanes
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CUSTOMS CLEARANCE OF AID & IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES FOR BARBUDA AND DOMINICA

Friday 20th October 2017
ABMA has sought clarification for the procedures needed to be followed by any vessel bringing aid into Antigua.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER

Friday 29th September 2017
The upcoming State of the Industry Meeting – Part 2, relief efforts for Barbuda and Dominica, and more.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING & EVENTS STILL GEARED UP FOR THE SEASON

Wednesday 13th September 2017
Boatyards, marinas, docks & anchorages are intact and for charter and service companies, it’s business as usual.
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ABMA TWO YEAR CALENDAR AVAILABLE

Thursday 24th August 2017
Save the dates, do not miss out on any upcoming events between now and December, and also for the next season.
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ABMA ADVERTISING 2017/2018 PRICE LIST

Thursday 13th July 2017
View the production charges, and book and pay in full before September 30th, 2017 to qualify for 10% early bird discount
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CUSTOMS ANNOUNCE TESTING OF SAILCLEAR

Friday 30th June 2017
SailClear is an online system to clear in and out of ports and is already being used across most of the Eastern Caribbean.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER: JUNE 2017

Thursday 29th June 2017
This edition features the 2017/2018 directory, CNN Coverage of the 50th Antigua Sailing Week and more.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2017

Saturday 22nd April 2017
Read the letter from the President, about The 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge, the calendar of events and more.
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CALL FOR FLIERS FOR TORONTO BOAT SHOW

Monday 16th January 2017
Pete Anthony & Devin Joseph are heading to Toronto Boat Show. If any members have brochures they wish to be taken, drop them into the ABMA office by January 18th.
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ABMA - AGM REMINDER

Friday 4th November 2016
Gentle reminder of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 10th, at 6pm in the event centre at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina.
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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friday 21st October 2016
The AGM of the Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association (ABMA) will be held at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 10 in the Events Centre, at the Antigua Yacht Club, English Harbour.
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ABMA SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

Monday 26th September 2016
The latest newsletter from the Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association focuses on the recruitment for new board members.
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ONDECK JOINS THE MDF

Friday 23rd September 2016
This week Ondeck has confirmed that all clients booking courses or charters will be asked to contribute to the newly formed Marine Development Fund.
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NEW OFFICE LOCATION

Thursday 1st September 2016
The ABMA office has been relocated to Suite 201 Harbour Walk on Dockyard Drive (Formerly The Anchorage Centre).
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MARINE DEVELOPMENT FUND

Thursday 25th August 2016
Consider adopting the MDF this season as part of your fund raising efforts for worthy causes & projects.
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ANTIGUA MARINE DIRECTORY 2016/17 - EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT

Thursday 25th August 2016
Get your business listed or find out how to, in the ever popular ABMA Directory pocket sized gem.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER: JULY 2016

Monday 11th July 2016
Read the latest news from Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association (ABMA) on OPTINAM, Marine Development Fund, minutes from the last General Meeting and more.
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ABMA AGM TO BE REPLACED BY GENERAL MEETING

Monday 20th June 2016
There was an oversight in calling the meeting correctly in accordance with the new by-laws. The AGM which was planned to take place on Wednesday evening will be replaced by the General Meeting.
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REPLENISH YOUR SUPPLY OF ABMA DIRECTORIES

Wednesday 17th February 2016
Should you require additional copies call the office to arrange a delivery or stop by the Mainstay/ABMA Office.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 GEAR AVAILABLE FOR SALE

Thursday 4th February 2016
The range is now on sale in-store at the ABMA office upstairs at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina or available to buy online.
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BRITS CONQUER THE OCEAN AND COME THIRD IN THE WORLDS TOUGHEST ROW

Monday 1st February 2016
Two men from the UK crossed the finish line in Antigua in the world’s toughest rowing race, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER 2015

Monday 21st December 2015
This edition of the newsletter covers Small Craft Control Act, ABMA membership fees increase, and the ABMA Marine Directory and Events Calendar.
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NEW ABMA MATERIALS NOW AVAILABLE

Thursday 10th December 2015
Antigua yachting and events pocket calendars are now available at the Mainstay - Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association office.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2015

Friday 23rd October 2015
The newsletter covers general meeting, Antigua yachting events calendar, board activities, regatta, charter show,fishing tournament and more.
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NEW RACES ON THE ANTIGUA RACING CALENDAR

Thursday 1st October 2015
Antigua is delighted to announce two new, one day events have been added to the already impressive race calendar for 2016.
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DOMINICA TROPICAL STORM ERIKA RELIEF DRIVE

Thursday 3rd September 2015
The Dominica Marine Association is reaching out to its neighboring islands for assistance in the relief efforts.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER

Tuesday 23rd December 2014
The newsletter covers member news, regatta updates and regatta merchandise on sale.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 GIFTS FOR SAILORS

Thursday 18th December 2014
The RORC Caribbean 600 merchandise has arrived on island today and will be on sale upstairs at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina from Friday, 19th December.
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ABMA WELCOMES NEW WIOC ULTRA-LOW FUEL

Friday 28th November 2014
at Falmouth Harbour Marina, Catamaran Marina and Antigua Yacht Club Marina.
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ABMA EVENTS CALENDAR 2014-2016

Thursday 27th November 2014
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association has issued an events calendar for 2014-2016.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER

Friday 7th November 2014
In this issue, we highlight the President of the ABMA, Franklyn Braithwaite, and his recent honor.
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FRANKLYN BRAITHWAITE HONOURED

Wednesday 5th November 2014
Franklyn Braithwaite has been named Grand Officer Most Precious Order of Princely Heritage (GOH) for distinguished contribution to sailing and community development in the 2014 Independence Honors list.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER

Thursday 25th September 2014
Annapolis Boat Show, a New Rally from Antigua to Falmouth & the CSA Annual Conference
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ABMA NEWSLETTER

Monday 11th August 2014
Annapolis Boat Show eSeaClear Reports, and Marine Directory
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A&B MARINE ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER

Wednesday 30th July 2014
The ABMA has published a newsletter for members to keep them updated with all the latest news and events.
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ABMA VISITS ANNAPOLIS SAIL BOAT SHOW

Saturday 9th November 2013
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association hosted a booth at the Annapolis Sail Boat Show in October.
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CHARTER A YACHT IN ANTIGUA . . . AND PICK YOUR EVENT

Friday 8th November 2013
For an island just 9 miles by 12 miles Antigua certainly punches larger than its weight when it comes to first class yacht racing.
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WIN A HOLIDAY IN ANTIGUA AT THE ANNAPOLIS BOAT SHOW 2013

Wednesday 9th October 2013
Two stays for three nights at two fantastic hotels, the Nonsuch Bay Resort and the Catamaran Hotel are up for grabs for visitors to the ABMA stand at Annapolis Boat Show 2013.
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ABMA TO ATTEND ANNAPOLIS BOAT SHOW

Saturday 5th October 2013
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Associatoin will host a booth at the Annapolis Boat Show from October 10 to 14, 2013.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MARINE ASSOCIATION HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Sunday 2nd June 2013
The ABMA held its Annual General Meeting recently and elected its slate of directors for 2013/2014.
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ABMA ISSUES DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

Thursday 20th December 2012
Read the ABMA's latest news including an update on ABST in Antigua.
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YACHTING INDUSTRY THREATENED BY ABST

Monday 29th October 2012
Observer Media reported last week that the yachting industry is seeking changes to ABST laws.
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ABMA FUN DAY BRINGS TOGETHER THE COMMUNITY

Monday 29th October 2012
The ABMA’s Family Fun Day held last weekend was a real community effort.
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ABMA OCTOBER NEWSLETTER - FAMILY FUN DAY EDITION

Tuesday 9th October 2012
Welcome to the second monthly newsletter from the ABMA.
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PURCHASE A DIRECTORY AD

Thursday 30th August 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association (ABMA) is currently working on the 2012/13 ABMA Directory.
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ABMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD LAST WEEK

Tuesday 29th May 2012
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association elected a new board during last week’s AGM.
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ABMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING RESCHEDULED

Monday 21st May 2012
The Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association (ABMA) Annual General Meeting which was scheduled for Thursday the 17th of May 2012 at 18:00hrs, was unable to convene, due to an insufficient attendance by the Stakeholders to form a quorum.
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NEW DATE SET FOR ABMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday 11th April 2012
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association has set May 15, 2012 as the date for the its next Annual General Meeting.
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FRANKLYN BRAITHWAITE ELECTED AS NEW PRESIDENT OF THE ABMA

Sunday 13th February 2011

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PETER GLASGOW FUND

Wednesday 9th February 2011
Peter Glasgow is a man who many of you know. He has worked in the boat yard in Jolly Harbour for many years. On Monday 7th February he had a very serious fall in the boatyard.
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CUSTOMS TO PARTNER WITH THE YACHTING SECTOR

Monday 24th January 2011
Because of its importance to the yachting community, we are republishing this Press Release from Antiguan Customs.
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IMMIGRATION FORMS ONLINE

Friday 14th August 2009
The Antigua Barbuda Marine Association (ABMA) are delighted to announce that their website has now been upgrade and with immediate effect, Immigration Forms 1 and 2 can be completed on screen at www.abma.ag and printed off for presentation to Immigration upon arrival. It is anticipated that this new development will save a lot of time and stress for visiting yachts and their crew/passengers.
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ANTIGUA WINTER EVENT LINE UP 2018/19

Wednesday 5th September 2018
The official kick start to the season has long been the Antigua Charter Yacht Show and 2018 is no ex...
Read More

2018-19 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA YACHTING & EVENTS CALENDAR

Thursday 16th August 2018
The ABMA has released their 2018 – 2019 Antigua & Barbuda Yachting & Events Calendar...
Read More

ABMA MEETING MINUTES & QUESTIONS

Tuesday 5th June 2018
For those of you who were unable to attend the last meeting, the minutes are available....
Read More

ABMA MARCH NEWSLETTER

Wednesday 4th April 2018
The latest newsletter from the ABMA highlights upcoming regattas and local yachting news....
Read More

ABMA ANNOUNCES NEW JOLLY HARBOUR SUB-COMMITTEE & BOARD MEMBER

Friday 3rd November 2017
Karen Van Rensburg has been appointed to the Board as representative....
Read More

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