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CREAM TEAS AND THE NOT SO SERIOUS RACES

Thursday 26th April 2018
The 2018 ACYR came to a humorous close on Tuesday during the highly anticipated Gig Races.
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A NIGHT OF WINNING TRADITION

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Conditions were Caribbean perfect for the final evening of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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A CRESCENDO TO THE END... 

Monday 23rd April 2018
On the fourth and final race of the 2018 ACYR, boats in the lead set off hoping to hold it, while the rest of the fleet went out in full battle mode.
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THE ACYR LOVES A PARADE! 

Monday 23rd April 2018
The Kenny Coombs Memorial Cannon Course, perfectly set for four long and lively legs of reaching, is really the first parade of the day.
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WILD & WOOLLY WEATHER FOR RACE 1

Sunday 22nd April 2018
After a night of blustery rain squalls, followed by hours of uncertain calm, the weather geared up to a respectable 20 knots.
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A CLASSIC REGATTA, ANTIGUA STYLE

Sunday 22nd April 2018
On the water, it was obvious that yesterday’s weather was a repeat so skippers employed cautionary reefing.
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THE LAUNCH OF THE 31ST ACYR 

Friday 20th April 2018
The energy in Falmouth Harbour spiked as each entry sailed in for the start of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, set over April 18 - May 24.
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ACYR: CONGRATULATIONS MAH JONG

Friday 6th April 2018
Extensive restoration work by Gannon and Benjamin on this 57’ Cheoy Lee Yawl already won her the Sparkman & Stephens Award for Excellence.
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ACYR: APOLLONIA SHINES AGAIN!

Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Apollonia will be setting sail soon for Antigua. If anyone is interested in coming on this trip, there is a bunk and free beer.
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ACYR: IT ALL STARTED ON ASCHANTI

Tuesday 27th March 2018
The idea for a Classic Yacht Regatta was first conceived by schooner Captains Kenny Coombs, Uli Pruesse and Tony Fincham.
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ACYR - JUST ONE MONTH TO GO!

Friday 23rd March 2018
As a prelude to the usual four days of superb racing in the Caribbean sun, the regatta kicks off with a welcome party featuring live music.
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ACYR: TWO MONTHS TO GO AND COUNTING

Friday 16th February 2018
Sign up now for Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and take advantage of the early bird discount that is about to expire.
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SPONSORS CONFIRMED FOR CLASSICS 2018

Wednesday 25th October 2017
Newport Shipyard and Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame to join the faithfuls at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ACYR - AND THE WINNER IS...

Wednesday 26th April 2017
See the winners of the exciting 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai which concluded in Nelson's Dockyard on Tuesday, April 25th.
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ACYR - THE INCREDIBLE FINALE

Tuesday 25th April 2017
At the end of Race 4, there was a unanimous decision amongst the fleet that the Regatta Committee ordered and received flawless weather.
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ACYR - IT JUST GETS BETTER AND BETTER

Monday 24th April 2017
Mother Nature turned up the volume for the second day of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Since it was the Butterfly course, yachts were tested on every point of sail.
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ACYR - LOAD THAT CANNON

Monday 24th April 2017
Some consider the Cannon Course the easiest of the four races but on Sunday, April 23rd, the weather and seas turned it into more of a high test challenge.
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WHAT A WAY TO START ANTIGUA'S CLASSICS

Saturday 22nd April 2017
With a backdrop of spectacular vessels flanking Nelson’s Dockyard, the first of Panerai’s Classic Yachts Challenge got underway on Wednesday.
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AND SAIL HARD THEY DID IN THE FIRST RACE OF CLASSICS

Saturday 22nd April 2017
The first race in the series of four took place with ENE winds of 14 knots accompanied by relatively calm seas.
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HAPPENING NOW IN THE DOCKYARD

Wednesday 19th April 2017
English Harbour is electric with excitement as boats sail in for the 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta set over April 19th - April 24th, 2017.
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30TH ACYR TO BE HOSTED AT WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Thursday 23rd February 2017
The 30th Antigua Classics Regatta is set to be held in UNESCO World Heritage Site - Nelson’s Dockyard over April 19th - 25th, 2017.
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30TH ACYR TO BE HOSTED AT UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Friday 3rd February 2017
The exquisitely restored 18th century Dockyard is the perfect stage for this world-class sailing event.
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ACYR - EVERY ONE A CLASSIC

Tuesday 25th October 2016
Some of the world’s most celebrated vintage vessels are already registered for next year’s highly anticipated 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR 30TH ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Monday 29th August 2016
Preparations are in full swing for the ACYR, sponsored by Panerai, which will hold its landmark 30th annual event next April.
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REGISTER EARLY FOR ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Monday 4th July 2016
Get discounted rates when you sign up before March 1st, 2017 for Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, set over April 19th - 25th, 2017.
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SAILORS FOR THE SEA AWARDS ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Friday 27th May 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (ACYR) is the proud recipient of the Silver Level Clean Regattas certification awarded by Sailors for the Sea.
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PANERAI PRIZE GIVING FOR THE 29TH EDITION OF ANTIGUA CLASSICS

Wednesday 20th April 2016
The Panerai Prize Giving for the 29th edition of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was held in Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS RACE DAY 3

Monday 18th April 2016
Racing at Antigua Classics, Day 3 on Sunday, April 17th, continued with the Kenny Coombs Memorial Cannon Race, in honour of being 'The father of Classics' favourite.
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FINAL RACE DAY - WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT ANTIGUA CLASSICS

Monday 18th April 2016
Racing at Antigua Classics, came to a conclusion today with the 20-mile Windward Race.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS RACE DAY 1

Monday 18th April 2016
See the results for the top performers in the different classes on the first day of racing in the roughly, 11 miles course which took place on Friday, April 15th.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS RACE DAY 2

Monday 18th April 2016
View the results of Day 2 race of the Antigua Classic Regatta, which was held on Saturday, April 16th, in glorious conditions off the South coast of Antigua.
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ACYR - SINGLE HANDED RACE & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

Friday 15th April 2016
Racing for the full fleet at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, starts on Friday, April 15.
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ACYR - SIX OF THE BEST

Wednesday 13th April 2016
A magnificent fleet of yachts is now assembling for the 29th edition of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai. Nearly every yacht that will be competing has sailed to Antigua on its own hull.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SPECTATOR GUIDE

Friday 8th April 2016
The 29th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta returns over April 13th - 19th 2016.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday 8th April 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta runs over April 13 - 19 2016.
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ACYR - S/Y ADIX JOINS RACING FLEET

Monday 4th April 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is pleased to announce one of the great cruising yachts, the 221 ft. three-masted schooner, Adix, will be joining the racing fleet.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS WELCOME JANLEY

Wednesday 23rd March 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta welcomes Janley hull 14 of 24 Pacific Cruising Class yachts designed and built by George Kettenburg Jr. at Kettenburg Marine USA between 1946 and 1958.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS WELCOMES NEWCOMERS COLUMBIA AND EL ORO

Thursday 28th January 2016
The 2016 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is attracting a whole range of new competitors for its 29th annual Regatta.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Monday 12th October 2015
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is the premier classic sailing event of the Caribbean with a steady 60+ Classics entering every year.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA 2016

Monday 10th August 2015
See the latest news from Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta April 13-19 2016, the most famous classic yacht regatta in the region.
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WHITEHAWK WINS THE PANERAI TROPHY - ACYR PRIZE GIVING

Wednesday 22nd April 2015
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, celebrated the winners at the Prize Giving Ceremony on the lawn of the Copper & Lumber Store, Nelson's Dockyard.
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CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE & SINGLE HANDED RACE RESULTS

Monday 20th April 2015
While Racing for the full fleet at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, started on Friday, on Thursday April 16th 2015, exponents of solo racing, enjoyed a stand-alone event, testing seamanship and dexterity.
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WHALE AHOY AND SIX OF THE BEST - ACYR RACE DAY 2

Monday 20th April 2015
Mother Nature delivered once again perfect conditions for the second day of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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OVER THE RAINBOW - ACYR RACE DAY 1

Monday 20th April 2015
Glorious conditions greeted hundreds of avid sailors taking part on the first day of the Antigua Classics Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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THE SPIRIT OF CLASSICS - RACE DAY 3

Monday 20th April 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, is a competitive regatta but the spirit of the event is just as important.
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ACYR FINAL RESULTS - RACE DAY 4

Monday 20th April 2015
Racing came to a conclusion today at the 28th edition of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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VIDEO: ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Thursday 16th April 2015
A taste of the action to come with last year's video of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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PREVIEW ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Monday 13th April 2015
Wonderful yachts and passionate sailors, from all over the world, are gathering in Antigua for the 28th edition of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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2015 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Tuesday 31st March 2015
The 28th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will take place April 15-21, 2015.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PROGRAMME & EVENTS SCHEDULE

Wednesday 14th January 2015
Check out the Programme and Schedule of Events for the 28th Annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, being held over April 16th – 21st 2015.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Thursday 24th April 2014
After a pleasant day in Nelson’s Dockyard, hundreds of competitors, family and friends, gathered on the lawn at The Copper & Lumber Store for the Prize Giving Ceremony.
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CHEERS ON THE DOCK

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Racing at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai came to a conclusion today with the Windward Course, a reaching start with a tricky reverse triangle and a reach finish.
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GATHERING OF THE CLASSICS

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
A forest of wooden masts on stunning yachts, with elegant lines, gathered at the Antigua Yacht Club for a celebration of sailing.
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BIG BREEZE ON THE BUTTERFLY

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Day Two of the 27th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, will be remembered for exciting conditions on the Butterfly Course, which produced a variety of wind angles and manoeuvres for the stunning Classic fleet.
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ELEGANT FRIDAY

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
The 27th Edition of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta kicked off in glorious Caribbean weather, 20 knots of warm Trades' and two metre seas provided exciting conditions for the wondrous fleet of classic yachts that have gathered in Antigua.
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A BARREL OF FUN

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Blue water gurgling through the gunnels with white foam hissing at the toe rail, the third day of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai was an absolute gem.
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CLASSICS YACHT PARADE ON EASTER SUNDAY

Thursday 17th April 2014
As traditionally done, after the third race of the Classic Yacht Regatta, the yachts will parade through the Antigua Slipway and past Nelson's Dockyard on Sunday, April 20.
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PREVIEW ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Wednesday 2nd April 2014
About sixty yachts are expected, a rare rendezvous of breathtaking yachts, which are categorised in six different classes.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NEWS

Wednesday 26th March 2014
Latest info on registration, a volunteer amateur photographer needed as well as a committee boat.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NOTICE OF RACE

Friday 8th November 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has issued its 2014 Notice of Race - April 15 to 22, 2014.
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'FEISTY FIGHTS IN A HIGH WIND CLASSIC' AS PUBLISHED IN CARIBBEAN COMPASS JUNE 2013

Sunday 2nd June 2013
Louay Habib writes about Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2013 for Caribbean Compass Magazine.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC REGATTA 2013 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

Friday 26th April 2013
Recap an exciting week of racing
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SPARKLING FINALE

Wednesday 24th April 2013
Spectacular conditions prevailed for the last day of racing at Antigua Classic Regatta.
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AFTERNOON TEA, GIG RACING AND PRIZE GIVING

Wednesday 24th April 2013
Two fabulous events round off another highly successful Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ADVENTURESS RECEIVES THE OVERALL WINNING CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE TROPHY

Monday 22nd April 2013
Adventuress crew members praised after winning the overall trophy.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA GETS UNDERWAY THIS WEEK

Monday 15th April 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta registration takes place Tuesday and Wednesday and racing begins this Friday.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES GIG RACING

Sunday 14th April 2013
The Antigua Classics Committee has announced annual gig racing on Tuesday, April 23.
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PRINT VERSION OF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PROGRAM IS IN!

Wednesday 27th March 2013
The print version of ACYR program is in and the online version can be viewed here.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NEEDS A COMMITTEE BOAT

Thursday 14th March 2013
This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta’s on-the-water competition!
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SPONSOR PANERAI ANNOUNCES NEW REGATTA ON CIRCUIT

Thursday 14th March 2013
Officine Panerai announces Le Vela d’Epoca a Nopoli has joined the Classic Yachts Challenge circuit.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Saturday 16th June 2012
After 25 years, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta still attracts some of the most renown classic yachts in the world.
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ACYR - GIG RACING & PRIZE GIVING

Friday 27th April 2012
Historical Nelson’s Dockyard was a sight to behold on Tuesday evening with so many beautiful classic yachts gracing the docks as the stage was set at the Copper and Lumber Store Hotel for the final prize-giving of the 2012 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - part of the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge and hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 2

Tuesday 24th April 2012
With a steady 12 – 14 knot wind and calm seas, today was rated by competitors and photographer’s alike as being a “Phenomenal” race day.
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LONE FOX WINS PANERAI TROPHY IN ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Lone Fox, chartered by Don Ward, awarded the Panerai Trophy in Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 3 & PARADE OF CLASSICS

Tuesday 24th April 2012
This morning a patchwork sight of tan, cream and white sail patterns bobbing on a shimmering blue sea greeted those lucky enough to be out on spectator boats as again the regatta was blessed weather-wise on this the third day of racing in the 25th Antigua Yacht Regatta, the first regatta of the 2012 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge.
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HUMPBACK WHALE JOINS IN ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Check out photos of a whale that showed up during Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta last weekend.
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SHOTS OF THE CLASSICS REGATTA BY TED MARTIN

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Check out some photos from the 2012 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta by Ted Martin of Photo Fantasy.
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RESULTS OF CONCOURS D‘ELEGANCE OF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Monday 23rd April 2012
The judges of the prized Concours d‘Elegance competition again had a really tough job and some agonizing decisions this year with some fabulous entries not least of course, the immaculately restored Eilean, owned by the regatta’s platinum sponsor, Officine Panerai.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 1 & SINGLE HANDED RACE PRIZE GIVING

Monday 23rd April 2012
Grey morning skies and heavy rain showers thankfully cleared in the nick of time as the first class in the 25th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta crossed the start line of the 20 mile ‘Old Road’ course.
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EILEAN RACE TEAM GETTING READY

Friday 20th April 2012
Eilean crew getting ready to race in Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta,Falmouth Harbour.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA WILL ONCE AGAIN FEATURE SAIL MAINE PARTY

Wednesday 28th March 2012
The ‘Sail Maine Party’ with a New England feel will once again be a feature of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SUPPORTS YACHTING WORLD ROUND ANTIGUA RACE

Wednesday 14th March 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta invites all participants to enter Antigua Sailing Week’s Yachting World Round Antigua Race.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES ONLINE ENTRIES

Sunday 12th February 2012
Kenny Coombs reminds participants of how easy it is to enter Antigua’s Classic Yacht Regatta online.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PROGRAM AVAILABLE ONLINE

Sunday 8th January 2012
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Program is now available online in advance of the print version which is coming soon.
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REPORT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Sunday 8th January 2012
The Chairman of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Kenny Coombs, provides an update on plans for the 2012 Regatta.
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THE WONDER OF RACING CLASSICS

Monday 5th September 2011
Jonathan Bues has fond memories of his experience at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta in April this year.
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ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS COMMITTING FOR ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Tuesday 9th August 2011
Advertisers and sponsors are committing their support for the 25th annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta to be held April 19 to 24, 2012.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NEWS UPDATE

Wednesday 27th July 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has announced some of its plans for the celebration of its first 25 years!
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2011 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PRELIMINARY CUMULATIVE RESULTS

Saturday 23rd April 2011
April 14th - 19th
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SINGLE HANDED PRIZE GIVING

Wednesday 20th April 2011
Following day 1 of the Regatta, the Classic Committee was set to hand out the prizes for the single-handed race.
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THE 24TH ANNUAL ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA ENDED FOLLOWING THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON TUESDAY EVENING

Wednesday 20th April 2011
The annual event, hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club and sponsored by Panerai, wrapped up Tuesday evening with a sumptuous buffet dinner followed by the prize giving.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA WRAPPED UP ON MONDAY

Wednesday 20th April 2011
The fourth and final race of the 2011 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was all set to top a long weekend of competitive racing.
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2011 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 2

Monday 18th April 2011
The second of the four races in the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta took place today under varying light winds and sporadic rain showers!
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2011 PANERAI CLASSIC YACHTS CHALLENGE - DAY 1

Sunday 17th April 2011
Falmouth - Antigua awoke to sunny skies and white fluffy clouds this morning, much to the relief of competitors and photographers on this the third race day in the 24th Antigua Yacht Regatta, the first regatta of the 2011 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge
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SINGLE-HANDED RACE & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE COMPETITION KICKS OFF THE 2011 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Friday 15th April 2011
FALMOUTH HARBOUR - As the registration desk closed last evening the committee confirmed that this year's regatta has the largest entry ever! With 65 plus entries the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is now without any doubt, the biggest regatta of its kind in the Caribbean.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA ONLY THREE WEEKS AWAY!

Thursday 24th March 2011
With only three weeks to go until the start of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, entries are pouring in and things are really shaping up!
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STORMY WEATHER RETURNS TO ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Stormy Weather, one of the best-known and best-loved classic yachts sailing today, is expected back in Antigua next month for the 2011 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA HISTORY

Monday 7th February 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was born in 1988 and now in its 24th year, the entries are coming in thick and fast!
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NOR NOW AVAILABLE

Monday 7th February 2011
The Notice of Race for the 24th annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is now available and online application for entry is welcome.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA TAKING SHAPE

Monday 24th January 2011
The 24th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is starting to take shape, and the first entries are coming in.
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MOUNT GAY BECOMES GOLD SPONSOR OF CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Sunday 23rd January 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is pleased to announce that Mount Gay has become a gold sponsor of the famous annual event.
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TALES FROM ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Saturday 8th January 2011
Tales from Don Ward's Winsome, a regular participant in past Antigua Classic Yacht Regattas.
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BOOKS ON THE 2010 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA AVAILABLE

Thursday 3rd June 2010
Now Available: Memories of the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta..
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA WRAPS UP WITH PRIZE GIVING

Wednesday 21st April 2010
The 23rd Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club and sponsored by Panerai and part of the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge, wrapped up last night with a sumptuous buffet and barbecue outside the Copper & Lumber Store Hotel in Nelson’s Dockyard accompanied by an impressive big screen slideshow presentation of the Regatta highlights as photographed by the many press photographers who covered the racing for newspapers and magazines around the globe
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CLASSIC RACE 1 & CONCOURS D

Monday 19th April 2010
The crew of the beautifully maintained Aage Nielsen Ketch, Saphaedra had plenty to celebrate last evening at the Boat International sponsored Concours d'Elegance competition prize-giving when they scooped both the the Professionally Maintained Private Classic Class trophy as well as the Overall Winners prize in this much esteemed competition.
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DAY THREE RACE

Monday 19th April 2010
Patchy blue skies, brisk easterly winds and moderate seas – but thankfully no rain – greeted the vast fleet of classic yachts and spectator boats for the third race in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta this morning.
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DAY TWO RACE

Sunday 18th April 2010
Last evening the Carib Bean Coffee Single Handed Race prizes were awarded after a short delay due to a 'Dark (and only 'slightly') Stormy' rain shower! Meanwhile the Sundowner party got well underway with much swigging of the above, regardless of the weather!
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23RD ANNUAL CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA OPENS WITH BANG

Friday 16th April 2010
The 23rd annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was launched Wednesday evening with a huge celebration bar-b-q followed on Thursday morning with judging for the Concours d’Elegance and the popular single-handed race Thursday afternoon.
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BAYWATCH MEETS ANTIGUA CLASSICS IN A CLOUD OF PINK

Friday 16th April 2010
A rope caught around their propeller halted the pink bikini clad crew as they tried to leave the marina.
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FIRST RACE IN 2010 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA UNDERWAY TODAY

Friday 16th April 2010
This is it – the kick-off race of the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta gets underway momentarily outside the mouth of this harbour on a 20-mile course called “Old Road.”
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DARK AND STORMY - SEAS AND DRINKS

Friday 16th April 2010
End of day one racing brings high seas and big drinks.
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CONCOURSE D'ELEGANCE TO HONOUR OUTSTANDING CLASSIC YACHTS

Thursday 15th April 2010
The enormous array of classic yachts at the 23rd annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will be judged this morning for trophies honoring the Best Professionally Maintained Yacht” and the “Best Privately Maintained Yacht.”
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SINGLE-HANDED RACE KICKS OFF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Wednesday 14th April 2010
The 11th annual single-handed race for classic yachts up to 75 feet in length will kick off the 23rd annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta tomorrow in a 12-mile course outside Falmouth Harbour.
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A NIGHT OF WINNING TRADITION

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Conditions were Caribbean perfect for the final evening of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta....
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A CRESCENDO TO THE END... 

Monday 23rd April 2018
On the fourth and final race of the 2018 ACYR, boats in the lead set off hoping to hold it, while th...
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THE ACYR LOVES A PARADE! 

Monday 23rd April 2018
The Kenny Coombs Memorial Cannon Course, perfectly set for four long and lively legs of reaching, is...
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Sunday 22nd April 2018
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