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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 126

Friday 8th December 2017
As the Superyacht industry convenes for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show, we have a simple question – why not include Antigua on your itinerary?
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WE WANT YOU TO STAY

Wednesday 6th December 2017
The season in Antigua is in full swing with continuous events and regattas so come and stay with us for a while.
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TIGER TYSON 2ND IN THE WORLD AFTER YOUTH WORLDS

Monday 4th December 2017
A great performance for Antigua's Tiger Tyson despite collisions and penalty points.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 125

Friday 17th November 2017
10 Reasons to Support Team Antigua and more yachting news.
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SALTY DAWG RALLY ARRIVING IN ANTIGUA

Friday 17th November 2017
The 2017 Salty Dawg Fall Rally is underway and Antigua has so far welcomed a number of participants.
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TIGER TYSON OFF TO TT:R YOUTH WORLDS IN BRAZIL

Wednesday 15th November 2017
Tiger leaves on 20th November for Barra Grande, Brazil, for TT:R Slalom Youth World Championships (Under 19).
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SALTY DAWG RALLY FLEET ARRIVING IN ANTIGUA

Friday 10th November 2017
The 2017 Salty Dawg Fall Rally, originally scheduled to track from the U.S East Coast to the British Virgin Islands, has now set Falmouth Harbour, Antigua, as the fleets’ destination.
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THE SUPER YACHT INDUSTRY COMES TO THE RESCUE

Friday 20th October 2017
Yachts are beginning to make their annual pilgrimage to Antigua and the Caribbean, this time full to the gunnels with aid.
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CAUTION ADVISED FOR USE OF OUT-ISLAND MOORINGS

Friday 20th October 2017
Yachtsmen are advised to exercise caution when using moorings laid at Green and Bird Islands.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 124

Friday 20th October 2017
This publication features superyachts bringing relief aid, key instructions for aid arriving whether by sea, yacht or in transit to Antigua and more yachting news.
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2018 BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL

Wednesday 18th October 2017
Call for sailors to register now for the BVI Spring Regatta set over March 26th - April 1st, 2018.
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TIGER TYSON RANKED #1 IN THE WORLD: TT:R SLALOM U19 2017

Thursday 28th September 2017
Tiger Tyson is now #1 in the world in the TT:R Slalom World Ranking 2017 – Boys!
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TIGER TYSON WINS TT:R OPEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BOYS DIVISION

Monday 25th September 2017
Antigua’s Tiger Tyson took first place in the Boys Division of the 2017 TT:R Open World Championships in Pingtan, China!
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 123

Friday 22nd September 2017
Francis Nunes Jr. Fishing Tournament and more yachting news.
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TIGER TYSON LANDS 2ND IN TT:R OPEN WEIFANG

Wednesday 13th September 2017
Tiger has taken silver in the TT:R Open Weifang over 8th – 13th September.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 122

Thursday 31st August 2017
Jalese Gordon Earns Scholarship and more yachting news.
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JALESE GORDON SELECTED FOR YOUTH WORLDS SCHOLARSHIP

Wednesday 30th August 2017
Jalese has been selected onto the Youth Worlds Performance clinic and Youth Worlds Scholarship, 2017 in China.
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TIGER TYSON PREPS FOR TT:R OPEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday 18th August 2017
Currently ranked as 8th in the world for 2017 TT:R Slalom Boys, Antigua’s Tiger Tyson is preparing to head to China for two more Twin Tip kiteboard racing competitions, and Kitefoil GoldCup events.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 121

Wednesday 26th July 2017
Antigua to host 2019 Optiworld and more yachting news.
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SPONSOR JULES MITCHELL AT THE LASER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Tuesday 25th July 2017
Antigua’s Jules Mitchell and coach Ashley Rhodes are in Nieuwpoort, Belgium, where Jules will compete in the 2017 ILCA Laser Under 21 World Championship from 26th July – 2nd August.
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TIGER TYSON EXCELS AT EURO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Wednesday 19th July 2017
Antigua’s young Tiger Tyson has recently wrapped competition at the TT:R European Continental Championships.
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TIGER TYSON PREPS FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Friday 7th July 2017
Tiger Tyson is off to the European Championships in Italy in hopes to gain qualifying points toward the 2018 Youth Olympics.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 120

Monday 3rd July 2017
Ondeck Summer Special and more yachting news.
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EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND WIN THE 35TH AMERICA'S CUP

Tuesday 27th June 2017
The Kiwi team dominated the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, winning eight races to ORACLE TEAM USA’s one race win.
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MARIA ELDRIDGE REPRESENT A & B IN ST. THOMAS REGATTA & NORTH AMERICA CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday 23rd June 2017
The Antigua Optimist Sailor who represented the twin island in St Thomas is now off to Canada for the North America Championship.
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TEENAGE KITE-SURFER OFF FOR OLYMPIC TRAINING

Friday 23rd June 2017
Tiger Tyson in his bid to represent the twin-island at the Youth Olympics in Argentina is off for more training.
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DONATE: SEND JULES MITCHELL TO LASER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Tuesday 20th June 2017
Young Antiguan sailor Jules Mitchell is seeking donations to take him to the ILCA Mens Under 21 Laser World Championship.
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35TH AMERICA'S CUP QUALIFIERS START MAY 27

Friday 26th May 2017
The sailing action gets under way on Saturday with Round Robin 1, starting at 2:00 pm.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 119

Friday 26th May 2017
A&B Sport Fishing Tournament and more yachting news.
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15 Y-OLD TIGER TYSON’S BID FOR THE OLYMPICS

Thursday 25th May 2017
Antiguan Tiger Tyson has set his sights on the Youth Olympics in Kiteboarding.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 118

Thursday 11th May 2017
Antigua Bermuda Race and more yachting news.
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WATCH OUT FOR LOUIS SINCLAIR IN AMERICA'S CUP

Wednesday 10th May 2017
Antiguan Louis Sinclair will undertake his biggest sailing challenge as part of Oracle Team USA for the 35th America's Cup.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 117

Thursday 27th April 2017
Antigua Sailing Week and more yachting news.
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SUPERYACHTS TO HELP RESEARCHERS

Saturday 22nd April 2017
UK based Marine research charity MARINElife is working with Superyacht skippers and crew based in A & B to gain vitally important information on whales & dolphins around the region.
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STRONG INTERNATIONAL FLEET EXPECTED

Thursday 13th April 2017
Nine teams from all over the world have expressed their interest to race in the identical Petticrow Dragons over May 8th - 9th, 2017.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 116

Thursday 13th April 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and more yachting news.
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4TH ANTIGUA DRAGON YACHT CLUB CHALLENGE

Friday 7th April 2017
Nine races are scheduled to take place over May 8th - 9th, 2017, in fantastic Caribbean conditions on identical Petticrow Dragons.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 115

Friday 24th March 2017
Antigua Laser and Optimist Opens and more yachting news.
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ANTIGUA SAILORS GRAB 3RD AT 2017 29ER MIDWINTERS EAST REGATTA

Monday 20th March 2017
Rocco Falcone and Louis Bavay sailed incredibly in 13 races over March 17 – 19 in Miami, Florida.
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CHRIS BERTISH PADDLES THE ATLANTIC

Friday 10th March 2017
93 days and over 4000 miles, estimating over 2 million paddles, Chris Bertish arrived in Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua on March 9th 2017.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 114

Wednesday 8th March 2017
SUP Transatlantic crosser arriving Thursday in Antigua and more yachting news.
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WITNESS HISTORY: CHRIS BERTISH ARRIVAL

Monday 6th March 2017
Be part of history on Thursday, March 9th and witness the first ever solo, unsupported, open ocean expedition by Chris Bertish as he ends his journey in English Harbour.
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YOUTH SAILORS EXCEL IN SCHOELCHER REGATTA

Friday 3rd March 2017
Antiguan Youth sailors competed and excelled against high qualified sailors from St. Barths, Guadeloupe, Martinique, France, Sweden, Norway, Cuba & Córsega in the Annual Schoelcher International Regatta.
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SALCOMBE YACHT CLUB YAWLIE REGATTA RESULTS

Friday 24th February 2017
View the results for the couples only, 3rd Biennial Salcombe Yacht Club Yawlie Regatta held at Nonsuch Bay Resort over January 29th - February 3rd.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 113

Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Phaedo3 takes line honours in RORC Caribbean 600 and more yachting news.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 112

Wednesday 8th February 2017
Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta and more yachting news.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 111

Thursday 26th January 2017
Magnificent Eleven for Superyacht Challenge and more yachting news.
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TRACK THE OYSTER WORLD RALLY 2017 - 2019

Tuesday 17th January 2017
The magnificent fleet participating in the 2017-19 Oyster World Rally have bid farewell to Nelson's Dockyard Antigua.
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OYSTERS GATHER IN ANTIGUA

Friday 13th January 2017
An impressive fleet of 31 Oyster yachts will take part in the 2017-19 Oyster World Rally, starting from Antigua on Sunday, January 15th.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 110

Friday 13th January 2017
Superyacht Challenge Antigua and more yachting news.
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YOUNG ANTIGUAN SAILORS IN YOUTH WORLDS

Wednesday 21st December 2016
Another great performance by our young sailors in the Youth Sailing World Championships.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 109

Wednesday 21st December 2016
Nelson's Pursuit Race and more yachting news.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 108

Thursday 8th December 2016
Provisioning amped-up in English Harbour and more yachting news.
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CLARENCE HOUSE VIDEO BY PG LABS

Wednesday 7th December 2016
A fantastic video from PG Labs giving you a birds eye view of the recently restored, historical Clarence House.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 107

Wednesday 30th November 2016
F4 Flying home, How Come it's Private and the latest yachting news.
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THE F4 IS ON ITS WAY HOME

Saturday 26th November 2016
Shannon Falcone and team Falcon are finally on their way to Antigua onboard the first one design foiling cat.
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SELWYN JAMES RECEIVES THE ORDER OF MERIT

Friday 25th November 2016
Selwyn James received the Order of Merit on November 1st for service in Yachting & Marine, Tourism, Culture, Environment and Community Service.
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HOW COME IT IS PRIVATE?

Wednesday 23rd November 2016
The annual question about the upcoming Boat Show, why can I not go on board and walk the docks?
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YOUNG SAILORS EXCEL IN ST MAARTEN

Friday 18th November 2016
Young Antigua sailors excel in recent St Maarten Sol Optimist Championship.
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COUNTDOWN TO THE OYSTER WORLD RALLY 2017-2019

Thursday 10th November 2016
The countdown is on to the start of the Oyster World Rally with 31 Oyster yachts making their final preparations for departure from Antigua on January, 15th 2017.
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ENGLISH HARBOUR GETTING READY FOR THE NEW SEASON

Friday 28th October 2016
Check out what's taking place in English Harbour for the arrival of more than one hundred super yachts for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show in December.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 106

Friday 28th October 2016
Kathy Lammers re-elected as CSA President and this month's yachting news.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 105

Friday 23rd September 2016
Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament and this month's yachting news.
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DONATE: SEND YOUNG SAILORS TO INTERNATIONAL REGATTAS

Wednesday 21st September 2016
Fundraising efforts have begun to send the team and equipment to the ISAF World Sailing Youth Championship.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDE ISSUE 104

Friday 26th August 2016
Six Antiguans qualify as Dinghy and Keelboat Sailing Instructors and this month's yachting news.
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JULES MITCHELL AND VINCENT ANFI AT LASER YOUTH WORLDS

Tuesday 9th August 2016
Young sailors representing Antigua and Barbuda continue to do exceptionally well competing abroad and making us all proud!
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 103

Friday 29th July 2016
Comanche shatters Transatlantic Record and this month's yachting news.
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ANTIGUA SAILORS AT KBC LASER RADIAL YOUTH WORLDS

Friday 29th July 2016
Young sailors Jules Mitchell and Vincent Anfi are currently in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, for the KBC Laser Radial Youth World Championships being held over July 23rd – 31st.
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TEAM COMANCHE SHATTERS TRANSATLANTIC SAILING RECORD

Thursday 28th July 2016
Team Comanche has smashed the Transatlantic Sailing Record by more than a day.
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NORTH AMERICAN OPTIMIST CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

Wednesday 27th July 2016
Results from the recent North American Optimist Championship in Antigua.
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FUNDRAISING CONTINUES FOR YOUTH SAILORS

Monday 4th July 2016
Fundraising efforts continue for Jules Mitchell and Vincent Anfi to get them to the KBC Laser Radial Youth World Championship.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 102

Tuesday 28th June 2016
North American Optimist Championship 2016 this month's yachting news.
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WHAT TO DO DURING SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON

Thursday 23rd June 2016
Some guidelines to sea turtle watching in Antigua & Barbuda.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 101

Monday 30th May 2016
Support Youth Sailing and this month's yachting news.
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YOUTH SAILING FOCUS: RHONE KIRBY

Friday 27th May 2016
As we focus on youths for our 101st Antigua's Yachting Insider, 18 year old Rhone Kirby has set sail on his very first Transatlantic crossing.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 100

Friday 13th May 2016
50th Annual Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament and this month's yachting news.
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DONATE: SEND ANTIGUAN SAILORS TO YOUTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Tuesday 10th May 2016
Young Antiguan Sailors Jules Mitchell and Vincent Anfi are seeking donations to be able to take part in the 2016 Laser Radial Youth World Championships.
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SAILING AROUND ANTIGUA – BLOG POST

Monday 9th May 2016
Take a virtual tour of a few spots along Antigua’s coastline.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 99

Friday 22nd April 2016
Antigua Sailing Week and this month's yachting news.
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PHAEDO'S ANTIGUA BERMUDA DRESS REHEARSAL

Friday 22nd April 2016
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70 Phaedo3, skippered by Brian Thompson, left Antigua on Wednesday, April 20 2016 at noon local time bound for Bermuda.
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37TH OYSTER REGATTA RESULTS

Friday 15th April 2016
Read the final results for race four, Oyster Antigua regatta from Five Islands Harbour to English Harbour, sponsored by Pelagos Yachts.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 98

Monday 11th April 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and this month's yachting news.
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2016 OYSTER REGATTA PREVIEW

Wednesday 6th April 2016
An impressive fleet of Oyster Yachts, flying the flags of Germany, Ireland, Russia, Sweden, the UK and USA have gathered in Antigua for the 37th Oyster Regatta set over April 4th - 9th.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 97

Thursday 24th March 2016
Half Moon Bay sponsors Antigua Sailing Week and this month's yachting news.
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FOR SALE: BAVARIA 44 ‘WANDERLUST’ BOAT

Monday 21st March 2016
Bavaria 44 in excellent condition for sale by second owner – never chartered and hardly used.Teak deck in excellent condition. Recent survey (2015) and rigging check (2016). Selling at US$95,000.
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2015 TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE COMPLETED

Thursday 10th March 2016
Team Atlantic Endurance completed their rowing crossing in the early hours of March 10th.
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TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE UPDATE

Friday 26th February 2016
Nelson’s Dockyard has welcomed a number of teams and solo rowers completing the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 96

Friday 26th February 2016
This edition of the Antigua Yachting Insider brings you the big stories, local news and races and regatta results. Read also the latest on the exciting RORC Caribbean 600 and more.
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INAUGURAL ANTIGUA 360 RACE

Tuesday 16th February 2016
Boats and crews are gathering in Antigua in anticipation of The Inaugural Antigua 360 Race which takes place on Friday, February 19th. Entry to the Around Antigua 360 is exclusively reserved for boats entered in the RORC 600.
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ANTIGUAN SAILORS AT SAN JUAN INTERNATIONAL DINGHY REGATTA

Monday 15th February 2016
Maria Eldridge and Jalese Gordon went to Puerto Rico to represent Antigua in the Club Nautico San Juan International Dinghy Regatta over February 4th – 7th 2016.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH SAILORS AT SCHOELCHER SAILING WEEK

Friday 12th February 2016
Five young sailors representing Antigua took part in the 2016 Schoelcher International Sailing Week in Martinique over February 5th – 9th.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 95

Friday 12th February 2016
Team Wadadli completes Atlantic Challenge and this month's yachting news.
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CHANGE YOUR PROFILE PIC TO TEAM WADADLI ATLANTIC ROWERS

Tuesday 9th February 2016
Let's show the world how strong the support is for Team Wadadli.
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LOOK FORWARD TO TEAM WADADLI’S ARRIVAL

Thursday 4th February 2016
The excitement is building locally for the arrival of Team Wadadli, for which timing is currently not certain but estimated to be on Tuesday 9th or Wednesday 10th February.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 94

Friday 29th January 2016
Row Like A Girl arrives midday today and this month's yachting news.
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DINE AND DRINK FOR TEAM WADADLI

Thursday 21st January 2016
There are quite a few places to dine and drink while also donating to Team Wadadli’s charity.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 93

Friday 8th January 2016
Antigua, we need to do better for Team Wadadli and this month's yachting news.
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TWO NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Friday 8th January 2016
Things are looking good for the two new Kids on the Block in Antigua's one day races this year; the Round Redonda Race and the Antigua 360.
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JULES MITCHELL AT ISAF YOUTH SAILING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Wednesday 6th January 2016
Young Antiguan sailor Jules Mitchell recently participated in the 45th ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH EXCEL AT ORANGE BOWL YOUTH REGATTA

Monday 4th January 2016
Young Antiguan sailors recently returned from Miami where they participated in the Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta over December 26th – 30th 2015.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH WORLDS QUALIFICATION SETTLED AT EMERGING NATIONS PROGRAM

Tuesday 29th December 2015
Read about Jules Mitchell and Rhone Kirby’s battle for a spot at the ISAF Youth Worlds.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 92

Wednesday 23rd December 2015
This issue of the Yachting Insider newsletter highlights the newest sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week 2016, Peters & May, offering post Antigua Sailing Week yacht transport from Antigua to Europe.
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JULES MITCHELL HEADS TO YOUTH SAILING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday 21st December 2015
Young Antiguan sailor Jules Mitchell leaves for Malaysia on December 23rd to take part in the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, set over 27th December 2015 – 3rd January 2016.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: ISSUE 100

Friday 11th December 2015
This month's edition of the AYI newsletter features the Talisker Whisky challenge with our very own Team Wadadli, regattas and more.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 90

Wednesday 2nd December 2015
Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2015 and this month's yachting news.
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TRIBUTE TO MIKE VIDEO

Tuesday 24th November 2015
See the video of Mikie’s friends following his boat Vitamin-B, in a line out to the South Coast where they spread flowers as a tribute to him.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 89

Wednesday 4th November 2015
AYI Editor moves on, Caribbean Sailing Association has a new President and this month's yachting news.
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VIDEO: THE TEAMS - FOURS: TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2015

Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Watch all the teams in the FOURS category prepare for the biggest challenge of their lives.
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VANISHING SAIL FILM WINS AWARD

Monday 5th October 2015
Vanishing Sail wins the People’s Choice Award - Best Documentary Feature Film, Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: EDITION 88

Friday 25th September 2015
Take a look at what's inside this month's edition of the newsletter. Fishing tournament, regattas, and news.
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TEAM WADADLI PREPARES FOR ATLANTIC ROWING CHALLENGE

Thursday 24th September 2015
The countdown is on for the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Rowing Challenge in December.
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PHILIP WALWYN: CARIBBEAN COMPASS FEATURE

Thursday 24th September 2015
Read the tribute to Philip Walwyn in the September issue of Caribbean Compass Magazine.
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FUNDRAISING FOR RHONE KIRBY TO YOUTH REGATTA

Thursday 24th September 2015
Help Antiguan youth sailor Rhone Kirby get to the Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta.
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VANISHING SAIL WINS CARIBBEAN SPIRIT AWARD

Wednesday 23rd September 2015
The documentary film Vanishing Sail has won the Caribbean Spirit Award for Best Overall Feature Film at festival in Toronto.
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HELP JULES GET TO MALAYSIA

Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Jules Mitchell qualified to race for Antigua in the ISAF Youth Worlds held in Malaysia, this December and is seeking help in getting there.
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JEFF CAMPANA TROPHY IN GUADELOUPE

Tuesday 15th September 2015
Join Triskell to participate in the Jeff Campana Trophy In Guadeloupe from from October 30 - November 1, 2015.
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PASSING OF JAMES DOBBS OF LOST HORIZON

Wednesday 9th September 2015
It is with great sadness that we advise you of the passing of one of the Caribbean’s great sailors, James Dobbs.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 87

Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Jules Mitchell in Youth World Championships and this month's yachting news
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JULES MITCHELL FINISHES 9TH IN CANADIAN EVENTS

Tuesday 25th August 2015
Antigua's Jules Mitchell recently participated in two world class sailing events in Canada.
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ENGLISH HARBOUR POLICE STATION REOPENS

Tuesday 25th August 2015
The English Harbour Police Station reopened last week following an extensive upgrade.
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JULES MITCHELL MAKES IT TO ISAF WORLDS

Friday 31st July 2015
In this issue of Antigua’s Yachting Insider, we bring you the latest news on Optinam 2015 results, Summer Sailing camps and more.
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ROYAL BVI YACHT CLUB TO HOST OPTIMIST RACE CLINIC

Monday 27th July 2015
The Royal BVI Yacht Club will host an Optimist race clinic open to sailors from around the region.
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JULES MITCHELL TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUTH WORLD SAILING CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday 27th July 2015
Jules Mitchell to participate in 2015 ISAF Youth World Sailing Championship in Malaysia.
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VANISHING SAIL US PREMIERE

Friday 17th July 2015
The story of a Caribbean Tradition will take place at Newport's historic art house cinema, The Jane Pickens Theatre on August 5th, at 7:30 pm.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Friday 10th July 2015
Features Jonathan Cornelius, a Director of Antigua Barbuda Search and Rescue (ABSAR).
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 85

Monday 29th June 2015
Optimist North American Dinghy Championship, ISAF Emerging Nations Program, Youth Laser Worlds... a busy summer ahead.
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ST THOMAS INTERNATIONAL OPTIMIST REGATTA 2015

Wednesday 24th June 2015
Rocco Falcone and River Andrews were thrilled to represent Antigua in this annual event.
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SUPPORT CAMPAIGN: ANTIGUAN JULES MITCHELL TO YOUTH LASER WORLDS

Monday 22nd June 2015
Antiguan Youth Sailor, Jules Mitchell, is trying to get to the Youth Laser Worlds in Canada this August.
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US SAILING LEADERSHIP FORUM 2016

Monday 22nd June 2015
Register now for Sailing Leadership Forum 2016, at the Hilton San Diego Resort, February 4th-6th.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 84

Monday 1st June 2015
The latest issue of Antigua’s Yachting Insider highlights the recent Antigua & Barbuda Annual Sport Fishing Tournament and Marlin Classic, held in Nelson’s Dockyard over May 21st – 24th.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 83

Thursday 7th May 2015
Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and Sport Fishing Tournament Launch Party
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 82

Thursday 16th April 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Sailing Week and Sports Fishing Tournament Launch Party
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WORLD PREMIERE OF VANISHING SAIL - THE STORY OF A CARIBBEAN TRADITION

Wednesday 15th April 2015
The World Premiere of Vanishing Sail will take place during the 20th Anniversary St. Barth Film Festival on 30th April 2015 at the main dock in Gustavia - with the last remaining Sloops & Schooners of the West Indies in attendance.
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ALL-NEW VX ONE CARIBBEAN CUP IN 2016

Tuesday 14th April 2015
BVI Spring Regatta and St. Thomas International Regatta to host the all-new VX One Caribbean Cup in 2016
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MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 14th April 2015
Our ‘Many Faces of Yachting in Antigua’ series continues, this time featuring Logan Knight, Chief Instructor at Ondeck in Antigua.
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WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT NANNY CAY - 2015 BVI SPRING REGATTA

Wednesday 8th April 2015
With no less than six races and as many as 13, the BVI Spring Regatta provides an extensive time on the water in gorgeous conditions, all in just three days of racing.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 81

Wednesday 1st April 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Charter Opportunities for Antigua Sailing Week and Antigua Sports Fishing Tournament.
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LIONFISH HUNT RESULTS

Tuesday 31st March 2015
The latest Lionfish Hunt took place on Sunday 29th March, ending at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina.
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LES VOILES DE ST BARTH NEWSLETTER

Monday 30th March 2015
With just a few weeks to go before Les Voiles De St Barth, over April 13 – 18 2015, a record level of 76 boats are preparing to set sail in the 6th edition of the regatta.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 80

Wednesday 18th March 2015
Steel Pulse to headline Antigua Sailing Week, Antiguan sailor to join Team Abu Dhabi in Volvo Ocean Race and more.
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ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA SURVEY

Tuesday 17th March 2015
The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta concluded recently, and in an effort to improve the event and retain strong participation, they have released a survey to see how participants experienced some of the changes to the regatta and their stay in St. Maarten.
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LES VOILES DE ST BARTH NEWSLETTER

Tuesday 17th March 2015
Check out the latest news from Les Voiles de St. Barth in their newsletter, highlighting the show expected to be put on by the 30 – 60 foot class in the regatta in April.
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SAILORS FULL OF PRAISE FOR 35TH ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Tuesday 17th March 2015
With big breeze, sunshine and probably the largest racing fleet in the Caribbean this season, the 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was a roaring success.
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ANTIGUAN SAILOR LOUIS SINCLAIR IN VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Monday 16th March 2015
With years of sailing and racing experience under his belt, Antiguan Sailor Louis Sinclair is Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s new recruit, and set to race in Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race from New Zealand to Brazil.
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BVI SPRING REGATTA CREWS PREPARE FOR COMPETITIVE RACING

Monday 16th March 2015
With less than three weeks to go until the start of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, teams from several countries will join local sailors at one of the most popular and friendly regattas in the Caribbean.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #79

Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Phaedo3 and Bella Mente Shine in RORC Caribbean 600; Antigua Laser Championships Coming Soon.
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HEINEKEN REGATTA AT ST MAARTEN YACHT CLUB

Monday 2nd March 2015
Sint Maarten Yacht Club the place to be for sailors during the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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SUCCESSFUL 2015 EDITION FOR THE ROUND MARTINIQUE REGATTA

Monday 2nd March 2015
The third stage of the Round Martinique Regatta, a northern rounding of the island from the Robert to Fort de France, brought the annual regatta to a successful conclusion.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Monday 2nd March 2015
Our series, 'The Many Faces of Yachting in Antigua' continues this month featuring Kevin Moses, the owner and skipper of “Hawnalea”, a yacht in Miramar Sailing’s fleet.
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YB TRACKS TALISKER ATLANTIC ROW 2015

Monday 23rd February 2015
The world's toughest rowing race - tracked by the world's toughest trackers
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #78

Wednesday 18th February 2015
RORC Caribbean 600, Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta, Antiguan Youth Sailors Excel in Martinique
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH TEAM EXCELS IN MARTINIQUE

Sunday 15th February 2015
A group of Antigua's youth sailors excelled in the Schoelcher International Regatta in Martinique.
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SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA 2015

Sunday 15th February 2015
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua took place from January 30 to February 1 with 10 yachts racing.
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MAURICE UNDERWATER SERVICES SUPPORTS CHARITIES

Sunday 15th February 2015
Maurice Underwater Services supports local charities.
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HARMONY HALL YACHT CLUB DRAGON RACING RESULTS

Wednesday 11th February 2015
Dragon racing took place in Falmouth Harbour on Saturday 7th February for the Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge.
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HEINEKEN REGATTA NEWSLETTER

Wednesday 11th February 2015
There are lots of changes on the water for the 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, set for March 5th – 8th 2015.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH NEWSLETTER

Tuesday 10th February 2015
Registration is still open for the event, coming up in April, and the newsletter gives details on the latest entrants and cherished sponsors.
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TRISKELL CUP 2015 NOTICE OF RACE

Tuesday 10th February 2015
The Triskell Cup takes place over 11th – 15th March in Guadeloupe.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 77

Monday 2nd February 2015
Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge, Antigua Superyacht Challenge and JHYC Pursuit Race to Barbuda
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MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Thursday 29th January 2015
The Many Faces of Yachting in Antigua series continues as we highlight Vanroy ‘Festus’ Isaac, the Manager of Jolly Harbour Marina.
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VIDEO: CARRIACOU SLOOPS VOL I & II

Thursday 29th January 2015
The video highlights the “Vanishing Ways” of sailing on the last Carriacou Sloops and “Genesis”, the building of a Traditional Carriacou Sloop.
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THIRD ANNUAL INTER CLUBS CHALLENGE RESULTS

Tuesday 27th January 2015
The Mill Reef Yacht Club held the Third Annual Inter Clubs Challenge.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 76

Monday 19th January 2015
Super Yacht Challenge Antigua, CSA Multihull Rating Rule and AYC Round the Island Race.
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SUPER YACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA JANUARY 29 TO FEBRUARY 1

Friday 16th January 2015
The Super Yacht Challenge Antigua will take place from January 29 to February 1.
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AYC ANNOUNCES THE PASSING OF JUDY BYERLEY

Friday 16th January 2015
Antigua Yacht Club sadly announced the passing of Judy Byerley early this morning.
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GRENADA SAILING WEEK NEWSLETTER

Thursday 15th January 2015
Grenada Sailing Week is fast approaching with the Welcome Party set for Thursday January 29th and racing starting on Friday 30th.
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2014 CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY SUCCESS

Tuesday 13th January 2015
Christmas Caribbean Success for 2014. New dates and multihulls offer for 2015!
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #75

Friday 2nd January 2015
Nelson's Pursuit Race, Christmas Caribbean Rally Finish and Happy New Year to Everyone!
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH IN ORANGE BOWL REGATTA

Tuesday 30th December 2014
Several Antiguan youths participated this week in the Orange Bowl Youth Regatta in Florida.
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FIRST CCR 2014 BOAT ARRIVED IN ANTGUA

Tuesday 30th December 2014
The first Christmas Caribbean Rally participant arrived the early hours of this morning into Nelson's Dockyard.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 30th December 2014
This month we feature Nehesia Nicholas-Gore in our Many Faces of Yachting Feature.
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NEW SUPERYACHT HANDICAPPING RULE

Monday 29th December 2014
An initiative by the SuperYacht Racing Association (SYRA) led to collaboration with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) and ultimately the creation of a new superyacht handicapping rule – the ORC SuperYacht Rule (ORCsy).
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #74

Monday 15th December 2014
RS Eite Challenge Summer Series Final, AYC Hightide Series NOR, and Nelson's Pursuit Race on New Year's Eve.
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ATLANTIC ADVENTURES FOR CHRISTMAS

Monday 15th December 2014
The second edition of the CCR set off from Marina Rubicon, Lanzarote on 14th December at 12 noon.
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MEMORIES OF JOLYON BYERLEY

Friday 12th December 2014
Kay Pope presents ‘Memories of Jolyon Byerley’ on her blog, “Cabo Trafalgar in the Moonlight”.
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KARL JAMES PARTICIPATES IN CAC GAMES

Thursday 11th December 2014
Former Antiguan Olympic sailor Karl James participated in the CAC Games last month.
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CHANGES TO ISAF RACING RULES OF SAILING

Thursday 11th December 2014
ISAF has announced changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing effective January 1, 2015.
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JINGLE BELLS AND DOWNWIND TALES

Thursday 11th December 2014
The 2014 Christmas Caribbean Rally starts on December 14th, from Marina Rubicon in Lanzarote, bound for Nelson’s Dockyard Antigua.
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ROZALIA PROJECT ANNOUNCES THE ANTIGUA KITE MISSION

Thursday 11th December 2014
The Rozalia Project to Kitesurf 100 Miles in Support of Clean Oceans
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GRENADA SAILING WEEK NEWSLETTER

Wednesday 10th December 2014
Check out the latest updates on Grenada Sailing Week, set for 29 January to 3 February 2015.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #73

Monday 1st December 2014
The Passing of a Yachting Legend, ABMA Announces Low-Sulphur Fuel Available, Antigua Sailing Week Merchandise Launch
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LATEST ANTIGUA LIONFISH HUNT BIGGEST SUCCESS YET

Friday 28th November 2014
The Antigua Lionfish Hunters’ November 16 hunt recorded the most success to date with more participants than ever before yielding more than 300 of these predatory fish from Antigua’s waters.
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BEST IN THE WEST FISHING TOURNAMENT

Friday 28th November 2014
The 11th Annual Best in the West Fishing Tournament took place on Saturday, November 8.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Friday 28th November 2014
Our series ‘The Many Faces of Yachting in Antigua’ continues, this month highlighting Franklyn Braithwaite who has played a key role in the yachting community in Antigua for several years.
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WHAT'S NEW FOR THE SEASON

Thursday 27th November 2014
Here’s a list of some of the exciting happenings and changes for the season.
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VIDEO: ARE YOU EATING PLASTIC FOR DINNER?

Thursday 27th November 2014
This video gives a novel 3-D animation into how our consumption of plastics has affected marine species deaths and increased human health risks.
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NOTICE OF RACE RELEASED FOR THE ANTIGUA 2 FALMOUTH 2015

Friday 14th November 2014
The notice of race has been released for the Antigua 2 Falmouth 2015 event, run by Sailing Rallies.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 72

Tuesday 4th November 2014
CSA Conference, Karl James to CAC Games, Rocco Falcone Places 4th in Bermuda, ASW to Sponsor Triskell Cup Regatta
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KARL JAMES TO REPRESENT ANTIGUA AT CAC GAMES

Friday 31st October 2014
Antigua Yacht Club’s Head Instructor and former Olympian, Karl James, will be representing Antigua and Barbuda in the Laser Class of the sailing events at the XXII Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games.
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AYC 63RD OF 460 IN BART’S BASH FUNDRAISING RESULTS

Friday 31st October 2014
Sailors around the world participated in the fundraising event in memory of Andrew (Bart) Simpson.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Friday 31st October 2014
This month we’re featuring Ari James who currently works for Mainstay Caribbean.
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RENAISSANCERE 2014 JUNIOR GOLD CUP

Thursday 30th October 2014
Antigua's Rocco Falcone was invited to participate in the RenaissanceRe 2014 Junior Gold Cup Regatta in Bermuda over the weekend of October 23-26.
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BARBUDA BLUE HALO: USING THE OCEAN WITHOUT USING IT UP

Thursday 30th October 2014
Check out the video titled “Barbuda Blue Halo: Using the Ocean without using it up”.
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE FAST APPROACHING

Monday 27th October 2014
Start: Lanzarote: 29 November 2014 to Grenada
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SPONSOR JULES MITCHELL FOR ORANGE BOWL YOUTH REGATTA

Monday 27th October 2014
Make a contribution and help send a talented young sailor to represent Antigua & Barbuda in the international arena at the 2014 Orange Bowl Youth Regatta.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 71

Tuesday 30th September 2014
Antigua's First In-Water Sea Turtle Survey, Industry Newsletters, Regatta Updates, Fishing Tournaments and Other Yachting News
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JIG FEST FISHING TOURNAMENT 2014

Monday 29th September 2014
The first ever jigging and chunking fishing tournament took place in Antigua on Saturday, September 27.
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FALMOUTH HARBOUR MARINA SPONSORS NELSON’S PURSUIT RACE

Friday 26th September 2014
Falmouth Harbour Marina has agreed to sponsor the ever-popular and super fun end of the year race, the Nelson's Pursuit 2014.
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ANTIGUAN RHONE KIRBY TOOK PART IN THE 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

Friday 26th September 2014
Athlete Rhone Kirby competed in the Men’s Byte C II Class at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China last August.
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BARBUDA BLUE HALO: YOUR OCEAN YOUR FUTURE

Thursday 25th September 2014
Check out the video titled “Barbuda Blue Halo: Your Ocean Your Future”.
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LIGHT TACKLE NIGHT FISHING CONTEST RESULTS

Thursday 25th September 2014
The first ever Night Fishing contest was held on Saturday, August 30th, organised by the Antigua & Barbuda Light Tackle Fishing Club and hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and Resort.
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ANTIGUA JOINS BART'S BASH SAILING RACE

Thursday 25th September 2014
Antiguan sailors were delighted to be able to take part in this Guinness World Record attempt and do some fundraising at the same time.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Welcome to our new series, the Many Faces of Yachting in Antigua.
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SAILING RALLIES LAUNCH TWO NEW EVENTS

Friday 19th September 2014
Antigua 2 Falmouth is primarily for yachts sailing to Europe after the Caribbean season.
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CSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE IN ANTIGUA

Thursday 18th September 2014
During the last weekend of October, Antigua will play host to some of the most influential people in yacht racing from around the region when the Caribbean Sailing Association’s (‘CSA’) Annual Conference takes place.
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ANTIGUA CONDUCTS SEA TURTLE SURVEY

Wednesday 10th September 2014
The surveys identified a number of endangered green and hawksbill sea turtles using sea grass and coral reef habitats within the Cades Bay Marine Reserve.
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AYI ISSUE 70

Friday 29th August 2014
Francis Nunes Jr Memorial Tournament and Seafood Festival, Youth Olympic Games and Caribbean Sailing Association Conference.
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BLUE HALO IS LAW IN BARBUDA

Monday 18th August 2014
A sweeping new set of strict fishing regulations for Barbuda, including the introduction of five no fishing zones, were signed into law.
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AYI ISSUE 69

Thursday 7th August 2014
ASW 2015 Notice of Race, Royal Southern Yacht Club Inter-Club Challenge, Youth Sailing Successes and More.
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BARBUDA BLUE HALO KIDS OCEAN CAMP 2014

Wednesday 30th July 2014
The Kids Ocean Camp was held in July, where Barbuda students spent a week with the Waitt Institute team learning about the ocean and importance of conservation.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH SAILORS AT PREMIER’S CUP INTERNATIONAL YOUTH REGATTA

Tuesday 29th July 2014
The youth sailors representing Antigua included Jules Mitchell, Captain (15), Rhone Kirby (16), Vincent Anfi (14), Tyrese Loctar (14) and Abevia Parry (15)
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ANTIGUA YOUTH SAILORS PARTICIPATE IN OPTIMIST EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014

Tuesday 29th July 2014
Two of Antigua's youth sailors participated in the Optimist European Championships 2014 in Dublin, Ireland from July 12 to 20.
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PREMIER'S CUP INTERNATIONAL YOUTH REGATTA 2014 RESULTS

Monday 28th July 2014
Jason Putley helmed the Royal BVI Yacht Club team Tortola 1 to victory in the 16th Premier's Cup International Youth Regatta.
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ANTIGUA TEAM IN TRADITIONAL TOUR OF GUADELOUPE

Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Bernie Evan-Wong and his crew represented Antigua in the recent Tour of Guadeloupe in Traditional Sailboats.
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AYI ISSUE 68

Friday 4th July 2014
The latest edition of the Antigua Yachting Insider is out now!
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2014 - 2015 CALENDAR OF YACHTING EVENTS IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 1st July 2014
See a full Calendar of Yachting Events happening in Antigua over 2014 - 2015.
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ANTIGUAN SAILOR TO PARTICIPATE IN TRADITIONAL ROUND GUADELOUPE RACE

Monday 30th June 2014
Antiguan keel boat sailor Bernie Even-Wong has been invited to participate in the Traditional Round Guadeloupe Race from July 4-12.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH SAILORS PARTICIPATE IN ST THOMAS INTERNATIONAL OPTIMIST REGATTA

Monday 30th June 2014
The St Thomas International Optimist Regatta was held from June 21 to 23.
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FISHERIES ANNOUNCES CLOSED SEASON FOR CONCH

Wednesday 25th June 2014
During the closed season no person shall fish for, take, place for sale, purchase, or have in his possession any conch between July 1st and August 31st.
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SAILING RALLIES ANNOUNCE THE CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY 2014 TO ARRIVE IN ANTIGUA

Wednesday 4th June 2014
Following the success of the CCR 2013, event organisers Sailing Rallies have chosen the beautiful and historic Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour as the finish destination for the CCR 2014.
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AYI ISSUE 67

Monday 2nd June 2014
48th Annual Antigua and Barbuda Sports Fishing Tournament and Marlin Classic, Growth of Caribbean Yachting and More.
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ANTIGUA OPTIMIST RACE TEAM IN BVI

Thursday 29th May 2014
Antigua's Optimist Race Team participated in the BVI Dinghy Regatta this month.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH MAY NEWSLETTER

Thursday 29th May 2014
Check out the latest newsletter from Les Voiles de Saint Barth
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SEARCH FOR CHEEKI RAFIKI CREW ENDED

Thursday 29th May 2014
The search for the Cheeki Rafiki crew finally called off by US Coast Guard.
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KITE BOARDING IN ANTIGUA FROM SCUTTLEBUTT

Thursday 29th May 2014
Check out this video of kite boarding in Antigua from Scuttlebutt and originally published by BLEND Plus.
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"SAILING ROUND THE WORLD: DREAM CRUISING" - YACHTWORLD.CO.UK

Monday 26th May 2014
So many people dream of sailing round the world, but few make their dream a reality. Recently 23 more yachts achieved their aim with the help of the Oyster World Rally.
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SENSIBLE MANAGEMENT AND SOLID GROWTH

Friday 23rd May 2014
Peter Holmberg, President of the CSA, provides an update on the Caribbean season, and some additional notes on what’s working in the sport.
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ICS CELEBRATES WORLD OCEAN DAY WITH ONLINE CARIBBEAN SEAFAN FESTIVAL AND TELETHON

Wednesday 21st May 2014
The ICS will launch a Caribbean SeaFan Festival Online on June 8 as part of the celebration of UN World Oceans Day and in commemoration of June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month.
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SIGN THE PETITION TO RESTART THE SEARCH FOR MISSING SAILORS

Tuesday 20th May 2014
Sign the petition now to help get the search started again for the crew of Cheeki Rafiki lost at sea.
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RIP KENNY COOMBS: A TRIBUTE TO THE ANTIGUA CLASSIC FOUNDER

Friday 16th May 2014
Classicboat.co.uk has published a tribute article to Kenny Coombs with his widow and friends sharing photos and memories.
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AYI ISSUE 66

Tuesday 13th May 2014
Antigua Sailing Week Wrap Up - A Huge Success Once Again!
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WEST INDIES REGATTA HELD IN ST. BARTHS MAY 1-4

Sunday 11th May 2014
The annual West Indies Regatta was held in St. Barths from May 1 to 4.
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YACHTS AND YACHTING MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHTS ANTIGUA

Friday 9th May 2014
The May 2014 issue of Yachts and Yachting features a section on Antigua and its vibrant yachting community.
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AYI ISSUE 65

Thursday 24th April 2014
Read the latest issue of AYI’s newsletter to find out about Antigua Sailing Week, Classic Yacht Regatta review and more.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & RESULTS

Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Les Voiles de Saint Barth happened over April 14 – 19 2014 in St Barth.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH SAILORS AT THE OPTIMIST SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Two of Antigua's youth sailors returned from the Optimist South American Championships with big smiles.
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BLUE OCEAN CLASSIC: DAY 3, 2014 OYSTER REGATTA ANTIGUA

Tuesday 15th April 2014
Full on ocean conditions were the order of the day for the penultimate race at the Oyster Regatta Antigua.
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2ND EDITION OF THE CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY ATTRACTS TOP CLASS SAILORS

Tuesday 15th April 2014
Following the inaugural 2013 Christmas Caribbean Rally, Sailing Rallies are pleased to announce that the 2014 transatlantic event is set to be even better.
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FINAL DAY, 2014 OYSTER REGATTA ANTIGUA

Tuesday 15th April 2014
Glorious but lighter conditions prevailed for the final day of racing at the Oyster Regatta Antigua, sponsored by Raymarine.
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AYI ISSUE 64

Monday 14th April 2014
Oyster Regatta Antigua, Oyster World Rally Finish, Classic Yacht Regatta, Antigua Sailing Week and more.
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ASW, ABMA AND THE CSA SECRETARIATS JOIN FORCES

Thursday 10th April 2014
The office is now open upstairs at Antigua Yacht Club Marina to provide each of the organisations with a fully manned shop front five days a week
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OYSTER WORLD RALLY 2013 - 2014 BEGAN AND ENDED IN ANTIGUA

Thursday 10th April 2014
Saturday 5 April 2014 marked the official end of the inaugural Oyster World Rally, organised to celebrate the 40th birthday of Oyster Yachts.
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SUNSHINE AND SMILES IN DAY 2 OF THE OYSTER REGATTA

Thursday 10th April 2014
The 35-strong Oyster fleet enjoyed plenty of sunshine and smiles in day 2 of racing.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH APRIL NEWSLETTER

Thursday 10th April 2014
Read the latest news about Les Voiles de Saint Barth including participants news and how to get results.
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PREVIEW OYSTER REGATTA ANTIGUA

Thursday 10th April 2014
An impressive fleet of 35 Oyster Yachts, flying the flags of Brazil, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Russia, and more have gathered in Antigua, West Indies for the 33rd Oyster Regatta.
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WINNERS AWARDED AT 2014 BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL

Monday 7th April 2014
Sunshine and 20-plus knot breeze welcomed participants to the final day of the 2014 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival in Tortola.
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TONNERRE DE BRESKENS 3 CELEBRATES 5 YEARS WITH NANNY CAY CUP ROUND TORTOLA RACE WIN

Thursday 3rd April 2014
"It shows how good we are," joked Tonnerre de Breskens 3, Ker 46 owner Peter Vroon.
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MOST GREEN BOAT AWARD NEW FOR BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL

Wednesday 2nd April 2014
The award joins to a long list of sustainability efforts incorporated throughout the event.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH: MARCH NEWSLETTER

Tuesday 1st April 2014
Get all the latest news on the upcoming 2014 5th Annual Les Voiles de Saint-Barth in their March newsletter!
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AYI ISSUE 63

Friday 28th March 2014
America's Cup Trophy Comes to Antigua, The Lift Project Launched, Antigua Sailing Week Online Store Open and More.
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STRENGTH IN DEPTH FOR THE 2014 BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL

Wednesday 26th March 2014
87 yachts have entered and not only is the number of entries larger than last year but there is real strength in depth, both in terms of the standard of the yachts and the sailors that will be racing.
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AYI ISSUE 64

Monday 17th March 2014
Volvo 70 Monster Project Enters Antigua Sailing Week, AYC Annual Laser Regatta, JHYC Barbuda Pursuit Race and More
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MISSING: SHIP’S WHEEL

Thursday 13th March 2014
A Cast Bronze Ship’s Wheel has been stolen from the boat “Sarah Jane Riley” currently at Antigua Slipway.
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KEVIN JOHNSON’S PHOTOS FEATURED IN SUPER SAIL WORLD

Thursday 13th March 2014
Local photographer Kevin Johnson has covered many Antiguan Sailing events over the years, producing beautiful shots of luxurious yachts from around the world.
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EL OCASO EARNS "MOST WORTHY PERFORMANCE OVERALL" IN THE 2014 HEINEKEN REGATTA

Tuesday 11th March 2014
Richard Wesslund's El Ocaso Earns "Most Worthy Performance Overall" For The 2014 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
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WINNERS CROWNED IN 20 CLASSES IN DRAMATIC CONCLUDING DAY OF THE 34TH ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Tuesday 11th March 2014
In one of the closest and most dramatic concluding days in the long history of the Caribbean's biggest annual regatta, 20 division winners in a fleet of 210 boats were crowned this afternoon to wrap up the 34th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 61

Monday 3rd March 2014
Shockwave Wins RORC Caribbean 600, Antiguan Youth Sailors Participate in Olympic Qualifier and Much More
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OLYMPIC QUALIFIER FOR YOUTH SAILORS

Friday 28th February 2014
After the first two races in Jensen Beach, Florida yesterday, Antigua has an opportunity to qualify for a place in the 2014 Youth Olympics in August.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH - NEWSLETTER

Thursday 27th February 2014
Check out the February 2014 Newsletter of Les Voiles de Saint Barth, featuring Crossing the Atlantic to Race, a new CSA Racing system + more
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MILL REEF YACHT CLUB TEAM RACE CHALLENGE FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 2

Monday 24th February 2014
The inaugural Mill Reef Yacht Club Team Race Challenge invites members of prestigious yacht clubs to enjoy an exciting racing programme and fabulous social occasions at one of Antigua's most exclusive locations.
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UPCOMING SAILING RALLIES' FORUMS IN LONDON

Friday 21st February 2014
Need some inspiration to get back out on the water after a long, hard winter?
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 60

Monday 17th February 2014
Check out the latest edition of the Antigua Yachting Insider, Issue 60.
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PUBLIC CONSULTATION RE DREDGING OF ST. JOHN'S HARBOUR

Friday 14th February 2014
Antigua's Environment division will be conducting a consultation re dredging of St. John's Harbour on February 17th at 6:30 pm.
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ISLAND WATER WORLD GRENADA SAILING WEEK

Wednesday 12th February 2014
Grenada Sailing Week 2014 a huge success.
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YACHTING WORLD ANNOUNCES ELAINE BUNTING AS EDITOR

Wednesday 12th February 2014
Yachting World announces Elaine Bunting has been appointed the new editor, succeeding David Glenn who retires in April.
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ANTIGUAN TEAMS TO RACE GRENADA SAILING WEEK

Thursday 30th January 2014
At least two Antiguan teams will participate in Grenada Sailing Week January 30 to February 4.
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PREVIEW: ANTIGUA DRAGON YC CHALLENGE

Tuesday 28th January 2014
Inaugural Antigua Dragon Yacht Clubs Challenge set for February 2-9.
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ENGLAND POLO WINS FOURS CLASS

Wednesday 22nd January 2014
England Polo player team wins fours class in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
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POLO PLAYERS WIN THE NO.1 OCEAN ROWING RACE (FOURS DIVISION)

Tuesday 21st January 2014
Polo players win the No.1 Ocean Rowing Race (fours division) and are 2nd boat overall to reach land our of 13 rowing teams, pairs and solo.
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ROWERS ARRIVING TONIGHT AND TOMORROW

Monday 20th January 2014
Head down to Nelson's Dockyard tomorrow morning and again in the evening to meet the next rowers arriving on the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 58

Wednesday 15th January 2014
Latest and exciting enews with all the 2014 yachting events and article links.
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ANTIGUA'S THIRD LIONFISH HUNT JANUARY 26

Tuesday 14th January 2014
Antigua's third lionfish hunt is planned for Sunday, January 26 and all yachtsmen are encouraged to participate.
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BARBUDA BLUE HALO INITIATIVE BLOG

Tuesday 14th January 2014
A new National Geographic blog post explains the Barbuda Blue Halo Initiative.
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BRITISH TEAM WINS WORLD'S TOUGHEST ROWING RACE

Tuesday 14th January 2014
The Locura Rows the Atlantic Team arrived in Antigua on Tuesday afternoon, winning the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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RUM, SUN & CCR FUN!

Friday 10th January 2014
A few of the lasting memories from the inaugural CCR 2013, which draws to a close this week.
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TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE TO FINISH IN ANTIGUA

Thursday 9th January 2014
World's leading ocean endurance challenge culminates in Antigua next week
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OCEAN PHOENIX - FIRST ARRIVAL ON THE CARIBBEAN CHRISTMAS RALLY

Monday 30th December 2013
Ocean Phoenix is the first boat to arrive after sailing 3000 miles to Antigua from Lanzarote.
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CARIBBEAN CHRISTMAS RALLY UPDATE - NEARLY HALF WAY TO ANTIGUA

Tuesday 24th December 2013
Strong winds but a relatively smooth sea state provided a fast exciting start to the rally. The fastest boats in the rally, which set out from Lanzarote on December 16th, have about 1200 nm to go to Antigua.
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ANNOUNCING THE INAUGURAL ANTIGUA DRAGON YACHT CLUB CHALLENGE

Tuesday 24th December 2013
Harmony Hall Yacht Club, with the support of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and The Inn at English Harbour, will host the inaugural Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge.
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AYI: ISSUE 57

Monday 23rd December 2013
Nelson's Pursuit Race, Hightide Series, Christmas Caribbean Rally Underway, Jolly Harbour Yacht Club News and much more!
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ON THE TURTLE TRAIL IN BARBUDA WITH KATE LAVASSEUR

Friday 20th December 2013
Kate Lavasseur tells of her recent survey of nesting turtles in Barbuda.
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START OF THE CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY

Monday 16th December 2013
Christmas Caribbean Rally set off from Marina Rubicon, Lanzarote on December 16.
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TAYLOR CANFIELD OF USVI WINS ALPARI WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR

Wednesday 4th December 2013
After a dramatic final day, Taylor Canfield emerges as winner of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.
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TROPIC 4 CANCER ATLANTIC CROSSING

Saturday 30th November 2013
Richard Mayon-White and his 21-foot sailboat arrived in Antigua Monday morning in his bid to raise money for cancer charities.
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AYI: ISSUE 55

Thursday 14th November 2013
The Future of Caribbean Sailing – Caribbean Dinghy Championships, Youth Sailors Victorious, New Home for Antigua's National Sailing Academy
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ANN MARIE MARTIN AND DR. REGINALD MURPHY AWARDED

Monday 11th November 2013
Congratulations to Ann Marie Martin and Dr. Reginald Murphy on recent awards presented to them by the Governor General.
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WHO WILL COME TO YOUR PARTY?

Friday 8th November 2013
Republished from All At Sea Caribbean, this article talks about the mystical business of organising Regattas. By Sir Robbie Ferron
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LATEST NEWS FROM CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY

Friday 8th November 2013
Sailing Rallies and the Christmas Caribbean Rally share their latest news.
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SHANNON FALCONE AND THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Friday 8th November 2013
Antigua's Shannon Falcone shares his thoughts with Agathe Armand and volvooceanrace.com about participating in the Volvo Ocean Race.
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GUADELOUPE FESTIVOILES 2013 RESULTS

Friday 8th November 2013
Results of the Guadeloupe Festivoiles 2013 Optimist Regatta held last weekend now available.
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NEVIS YACHT CLUB 19TH ANNUAL SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT

Saturday 5th October 2013
The Nevis Yacht Club presents its 19th Annual Sport Fishing Tournament to be held October 25 and 26 on Oualie Beach, Nevis.
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ANTIGUA'S SHANNON FALCONE ON AMERICA'S CUP WINNING TEAM

Thursday 26th September 2013
Antigua's Shannon Falcone is a key member of Oracle Team USA, which won the 34th America's Cup yesterday.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #53

Monday 2nd September 2013
Read all the latest yachting news in Antigua's Yachting Insider Issue #53.
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AMERICA'S CUP SAILOR - ANTIGUA'S SHANNON FALCONE

Tuesday 27th August 2013
Antigua's Shannon Falcone is a key crew member with Oracle Team USA in the upcoming America's Cup Finals.
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CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY AT SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW

Tuesday 27th August 2013
Catch up on the latest CCR news with Sailing Rallies Ltd.'s latest newsletter.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #52

Thursday 1st August 2013
Antiguan youth sailors excel, Nelson's Pursuit Race gains sponsorship of Falmouth Harbour Marina, and more
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #51

Thursday 11th July 2013
Catch up on all the latest yachting news in this edition's round-up
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ANTIGUA BARBUDA HAMPTONS CHALLENGE RETURNS

Sunday 7th July 2013
The 2nd annual Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge race returns this year on August 17.
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2013-2014 CALENDAR OF ANTIGUA YACHTING EVENTS

Tuesday 2nd July 2013
A complete listing of all yachting events taking place in and around Antigua in 2013 and 2014.
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CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY WELCOMES FIRST ITALIAN ENTRY

Tuesday 2nd July 2013
The first Italian entry has been received for the 2013 Christmas Caribbean Rally.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL OPTIMIST REGATTA

Tuesday 2nd July 2013
Two young Antiguan sailors participated in the 21st International Optimist Regatta in St. Thomas recently.
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CARIBBEAN LASER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

Tuesday 2nd July 2013
The Heineken Light Caribbean Laser Championships were held in Saint Martin June 8-9, 2013.
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RIVIERE SALEE ACCESS TO POINT-A-PITRE GUADELOUPE CLOSED

Tuesday 18th June 2013
Marina Bas du Fort in Point-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe announces bridges in Riviere Salee closed for at least one year.
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ANTIGUA'S FIRST LION FISH HUNT A BIG SUCCESS

Monday 3rd June 2013
Antigua’s first ever Lion Fish hunt was held yesterday and close to 80 fish were rounded up.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING & MARINE CALENDAR 2013-14

Monday 3rd June 2013
The latest calendar of events for yachting and marine interests is out. Get the 2013-14 calendar here.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #50

Monday 3rd June 2013
Catch up on all the latest yachting news in this week's round-up
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CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY OFFICIALS VISIT ANTIGUA

Sunday 2nd June 2013
Plans are well afoot in Antigua in preparation for the finish of the Christmas Caribbean Rally.
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ST. BARTHS WEST INDIES REGATTA A HUGE SUCCESS

Thursday 30th May 2013
The 5th Anniversary of the recent St. Barths West Indies Regatta was a great success.
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OYSTER SUCCESS IN FRENCH POLYNESIA

Thursday 30th May 2013
The Oyster World Rally began in Antigua in January and will return in April 2014.
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CLARIFICATION OF CUSTOMS POLICY FOR YACHTS VISITING BARBUDA

Thursday 30th May 2013
Antigua’s Comptroller of Customs provides clarification on clearance requirements for yachts visiting Barbuda.
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SPORT FISHING SEASON KICKS INTO GEAR, ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK ROUND UP, SUMMER CHARTER SEASON AND MUCH MORE . . .

Tuesday 14th May 2013
Catch all the latest news, events, videos and photos in this issue
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ATLANTIC ROWING CREW TO HEAD FOR ANTIGUA ON DECEMBER 2

Sunday 12th May 2013
Five rowers plan to leave the Canary Islands on December 2 and land in Antigua in mid-January.
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RESULTS OF 2013 WEST INDIES REGATTA

Sunday 12th May 2013
West Indies Regatta took place May 2-5, 2013 and the results are in.
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VANISHING SAIL PROJECT UPDATE #18

Sunday 12th May 2013
With pressures of biblical proportions, Exodus made it to the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta start line on time!
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BEQUIA HEINEKEN EASTER REGATTA PHOTO GALLERY

Sunday 12th May 2013
Check out all the photos of the recent Bequia Heineken Easter Regatta.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS WRAPS UP, ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK GETS UNDER WAY

Wednesday 24th April 2013
Non stop excitement both on and off the water covered in AYI issue 48
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TRANSATLANTIC FORUM TAKES OFF

Friday 19th April 2013
Read all about the excitement surrounding the upcoming Transatlantic Weekend Forum
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THE INN CHALLENGE TROPHY, ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA, ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK, SPORT FISHING LAUNCH PARTY AND MUCH MORE!

Wednesday 17th April 2013
Get the latest yachting inside scoop in Antigua here!
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTHS WRAPS UP ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL EVENT

Sunday 14th April 2013
The end of racing was followed by the final prize giving in St. Barths on Saturday, April 13.
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OBSERVER MEDIA’S RORY BUTLER REPORTS ON BLUE HALO INITIATIVE: BARBUDA

Sunday 14th April 2013
Waitt Foundation launches initiative to sustainably manage waters surrounding Barbuda.
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VANISHING SAIL PROJECT UPDATE #17

Sunday 14th April 2013
Carriacou Sloop Exodus finally launched on Easter Sunday!
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CARIBARENA.COM REPORTS CHINESE BEING ACCUSED OF IGNORING FISHING REGULATIONS

Sunday 14th April 2013
Local fishermen, environmentalists and sports finishing enthusiasts decry destructive fishing habits.
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MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERS TO DISCUSS SPEAR FISHING

Sunday 14th April 2013
Officials from Antigua’s Ministry of Agriculture will discuss spear fishing regulations with fishers and others.
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THREE ANTIGUAN BOATS REGISTER SUCCESS AT BEQUIA EASTER REGATTA

Friday 12th April 2013
Overall winners in the four equally closely contested classes were Racing Class: Lost Horizon (James Dobbs, Antigua) with a typically impressive two first and a second, Cruising I: Frolic (Hans Lammers, Antigua)...
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2013 BVI SPRING REGATTA - WINNERS DECIDED

Friday 12th April 2013
Check out all the winners of the 2013 BVI Spring Regatta
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2013 BVI SPRING REGATTA & SAILING FESTIVAL REVIEW

Friday 12th April 2013
A summary of the 2013 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival.
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CLOSE RACING IN PARADISE...

Wednesday 10th April 2013
Racing at the Oyster Regatta Grenada got off to a fantastic start with an adrenalin pumping passage race to Le Phare Bleu on the rocky south coast of Grenada.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #46

Friday 5th April 2013
Check out the latest edition of our newsletter, featuring updates and more! ...
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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION ON TAP AT LES VOILES DE ST BARTH

Wednesday 27th March 2013
Les Voiles de St Barth will take place from April 8 to 13 and promises great international competition.
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IT WAS ALL ABOUT TIME AT THE 40TH INTERNATIONAL ROLEX REGATTA

Tuesday 26th March 2013
40th International Rolex Regatta held March 22-24 was a great success.
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AIYANA SMASHES ROUND TORTOLA RECORD AT BVI SPRING REGATTA

Tuesday 26th March 2013
82-foot Aiyana set a new record of 3 hours, 29 minutes and 44 seconds for the 37-mile race.
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OYSTER WORLD RALLY REGROUPS IN GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Tuesday 26th March 2013
After sailing 900 miles from Panama into the Pacific, the Oyster World Rally regroups in the Galapagos islands.
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SAILING RALLIES CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY NEWSLETTER

Tuesday 26th March 2013
Read about the latest happenings at Sailing Rallies Ltd.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR REPORTS ON LORO PIANA CARIBBEAN SUPERYACHT REGATTA

Tuesday 26th March 2013
Third edition of Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous a great success.
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SOLO CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF BVI TO BE ATTEMPTED

Tuesday 26th March 2013
BVI sailor to attempt first ever solo circumnavigation of BVI to raise money and awareness.
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ABORDO MAGAZINE FUN REGATTA 2013 IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Tuesday 26th March 2013
You’re invited to participate in the Regata Abordo to be held April 12-14 in Dominican Republic.
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THE CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY LAUNCHES IRC RACING DIVISION

Monday 25th March 2013
Christmas Caribbean Rally event will now have an IRC racing division under the auspices of the Royal Southampton Yacht Club.
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2013 ANTIGUA SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE

Monday 18th March 2013
Check out video footage from the 2013 Antigua Superyacht Challenge by Acquafilms
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NONSUCH BAY RS ELITE CHALLENGE, JOLLY HARBOUR NOTICE TO MARINERS, CABARET FUNDRAISER AND MUCH MORE . . .

Monday 18th March 2013
Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge, Jolly Harbour Notice to Mariners, Cabaret Fundraiser and much more
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MILL REEF YACHT CLUB HOSTS FIRST COMMODORE'S CHOICE REGATTA

Friday 15th March 2013
MRYC hosted its first Commodore’s Choice invitational regatta on March 8 and 9.
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MILL REEF YACHT CLUB ‘COMMODORE’S CHOICE’ INVITATIONAL REGATTA

Friday 15th March 2013
Results of MRYC's first annual event are now available.
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CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY 2013 ANNOUNCES NEW LOWER PRICE

Thursday 14th March 2013
Sailing Rallies has reduced the cost of entering the Christmas Caribbean Rally 2013 by close to £1,000.
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OYSTER WORLD RALLY TRANSITS THE PANAMA CANAL

Thursday 14th March 2013
Following the start in Antigua in January, over 26 yachts have now navigated the Panama Canal into the Pacific.
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VANISHING SAIL PROJECT UPDATE #16

Thursday 14th March 2013
Vanishing Sail crew interviews Douglas C. Pyle, author of Clean Sweet Wind.
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TRISKELL TOUR SCHEDULED FOR MAY 8 TO 12, 2013

Thursday 14th March 2013
This year’s Triskell Tour will include a visit to Dominica and sailors Caribbean-wide are invited to participate.
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ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT FOR THE DISCOUNTED ENTRY FEE FOR THE CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY

Friday 22nd February 2013
Enter by February 28 to receive a 10% discount on the Christmas Caribbean Rally entry fee.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600, JOLLY HARBOUR VALENTINE’S REGATTA AND RUM FESTIVAL AND MUCH MORE . . .

Friday 22nd February 2013
Full coverage of RORC 600 prize giving party and Valentine's Day Regatta and Rum Festival all in this edition.
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TRISKELL TOUR SET FOR MAY 8 TO 12, 2013

Thursday 21st February 2013
The Triskell Association will hold its Guadeloupe and Dominica Tour from May 8 to 12 this year.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR REPORTS NEWPORT CHOSEN FOR NEXT VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Thursday 21st February 2013
Newport will be the sole US port for the 2014/2015 Volvo Ocean Race.
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THE 33RD ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA HAS MORE OF EVERYTHING!

Thursday 21st February 2013
More races, more classes, more photos – the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has plenty to offer.
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CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY DEMAND FOR RACING CLASS

Wednesday 13th February 2013
Tjula is the most recent yacht to sign up for the inaugural Christmas Caribbean Rally.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: ISSUE 43

Thursday 7th February 2013
The Valentine's Rum Down, Youth Sailors Victorious RORC Caribbean 600 Breaking Records
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WORLDWIDE ACCLAIM FOR CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY

Monday 4th February 2013
Seventeen yachts have now registered with Sailing Rallies for the Christmas Caribbean Rally and many more are expected before the early entrants’ deadline at the end of February.
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AYI ISSUE 42

Friday 25th January 2013
ASW Entries Building; True North Smashes Round the Island Record; and Superyacht Challenge Gets Underway
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ANTIGUA SHARES THE TRUE NORTH EXPERIENCE

Friday 25th January 2013
Volvo 70 True North provided many Antiguans with a racing or sailing experience not to be soon forgotten.
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ANTIGUANICE.COM STORY GOES VIRAL IN INTERNATIONAL PRESS

Friday 25th January 2013
The recent story published on www.antiguanice.com about Pete Townshend's donation of six Laser Picos has gone viral.
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VANISHING SAIL UPDATE: VESSEL AND FILM PROGRESS

Thursday 24th January 2013
Vanishing Sail will be delayed by a few months while Alwyn completes building the latest Carriacou sloop.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR REPORTS GOOD NEWS FOR YACHT CREWS VISITING THE US

Thursday 24th January 2013
Crews planning to visit the US can now begin the Visa process while still in the Caribbean.
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VOLVO 70 TRUE NORTH’S BLOG SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2013

Thursday 24th January 2013
True North had a great day on the water last Sunday with yacht club members, youth sailors and family and friends.
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TRUE NORTH CHARGES TO RECORD-BREAKING VICTORY

Thursday 24th January 2013
Volvo 70 True North shaved almost 35 minutes off the monohull Round the Island record.
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INAUGURAL BARBADOS TO ANTIGUA OCEAN RACE TO FINISH THURSDAY

Wednesday 23rd January 2013
The inaugural Barbados to Antigua Ocean Race will finish off at English Harbour on Thursday afternoon.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: ISSUE 41

Thursday 10th January 2013
Volvo 70, AYC Around the Island Race & Valentine's Regatta
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VOLVO OPEN 70 TRUE NORTH TO VISIT ANTIGUA

Tuesday 8th January 2013
Volvo Open 70 True North will visit Antigua to promote Dubai’s bid for World Expo 2020.
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ST. JOHN'S HARBOUR TO BE DREDGED IN 2013

Tuesday 8th January 2013
Antigua’s Minister of Public Works says St. John’s Harbour will be dredged this year.
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SUPPORT GROWS FOR CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY

Tuesday 8th January 2013
Louay Habib interviews founder of Sailing Rallies Ltd., John Simpson.
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AN OYSTER ODYSSEY BEGINS

Monday 7th January 2013
The first ever Oyster World Rally began yesterday with a blast of cannon fire.
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OYSTER WORLD RALLY TO START FROM ANTIGUA JANUARY 6, 2013

Monday 7th January 2013
This 16-month adventure will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Oyster Yachts.
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CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY CONFIRMS PARTNERSHIPS

Sunday 6th January 2013
The Sailing Rallies team announces partnerships and confirms offers for participants.
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CARIBARENA REPORTS ON YACHT FIRE IN PARHAM HARBOUR

Thursday 20th December 2012
A yacht burned to the water in Parham Harbour last weekend for unknown reasons.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: ISSUE 40

Thursday 20th December 2012
Check out the 40th edition of the Antigua Yachting Insider e-newsletter for some exciting yachting updates!
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ABST POLICY ON YACHTS IN TRANSIT CLARIFIED

Thursday 20th December 2012
The Government of Antigua has provided positive clarification on the application of ABST to visiting yachts.
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EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNTS FOR CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY

Thursday 20th December 2012
Sailing Rallies Ltd. is offering an early booking discount for yachts entered by February 28, 2013.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR SPOTS MALTESE FALCON IN FALMOUTH HARBOUR

Wednesday 19th December 2012
Caribbean Boating/Newport Sailor compares shots of Maltese Falcon in Newport and Antigua.
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CLARENCE HOUSE RESTORATION PROJECT LAUNCHED

Wednesday 19th December 2012
Dr. Reginald Murphy says restoration project can surpass that of any island in the Caribbean.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: ISSUE 39

Monday 17th December 2012
Check out the 39th edition of the Antigua Yachting Insider e-newsletter for some exciting yachting updates!
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THE CHRISTMAS CARIBBEAN RALLY TAKES PARIS BY STORM

Thursday 13th December 2012
The CCR was well received by French press at the Paris International Boat Show last weekend.
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EXCERPT FROM SOJANA’S BLOG DURING TRANSATLANTIC SUPERYACHT AND MAXI REGATTA

Wednesday 12th December 2012
Read about Sojana’s very exciting start to her recent Transatlantic crossing.
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ANTIGUA OBSERVER REPORTS ON LATE NIGHT ABSAR RESCUE

Tuesday 11th December 2012
The ABSAR team performed a late night rescue at sea on December 5, 2012.
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ONLINE VERSION OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA MARINE GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE

Tuesday 11th December 2012
An online version of the A&B Marine Guide is now available and the website has been updated.
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AYI NEWSLETTER: ISSUE 38

Tuesday 27th November 2012
Just published: AYI Newsletter, Issue 38, November 2012
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NEW SAILING RALLY COMING TO ANTIGUA

Monday 26th November 2012
Launched by Sailing Rallies Ltd., the new rally will touch down in Jolly Harbour, Antigua late December 2013.
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BRITISH OCEAN ROWER TO ARRIVE IN ANTIGUA IN EARLY 2013

Thursday 22nd November 2012
Charlie Pitcher will attempt to break a record rowing from La Gomera to Antigua in January 2013.
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NEW ISAF COUNCIL ELECTED AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Wednesday 21st November 2012
A new council was elected to serve for four years at ISAF’s recent Annual Conference.
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CARIBARENA.COM REPORTS BARBUDA FISHERMEN WANT TOUGHER REGULATIONS

Wednesday 21st November 2012
Caribarena.com reported on November 15 that Barbuda fishermen are looking for tougher regulations.
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NEW RACING RULES OF SAILING SOON TO COME INTO EFFECT

Wednesday 21st November 2012
Check out ISAF’s ‘study version’ of the new Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016.
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YACHTS AND YACHTING ISSUES CARIBBEAN REGATTA GUIDE

Wednesday 21st November 2012
Yachts and Yachting has released its Caribbean Regatta Guide with highlights of Antigua.
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ANTIGUAN BOATS PLACE 1ST AND 4TH IN TRISKELL CUP REGATTA IN GUADELOUPE

Wednesday 21st November 2012
Antiguan boats Biwi Magic and Blue Peter were successful at recent Triskell Cup Regatta.
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ALEXIS ANDREWS PROVIDES VANISHING SAIL UPDATE

Tuesday 20th November 2012
Project Update #14 reports on the Grand Puzzle that is editing Vanishing Sail.
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LA COURSE DE L'ALLIANCE REGATTA TAKES PLACE THIS WEEKEND

Tuesday 20th November 2012
Registration is still open for La Course de l’Alliance Regatta beginning in St. Maarten this weekend.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR REPORTS ON LOSS OF HMS BOUNTY

Tuesday 20th November 2012
HMS Bounty was lost during Hurricane Sandy while Newport Harbour was largely spared.
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2ND ANNIVERSARY AYI ISSUE 37

Wednesday 31st October 2012
Check out the second anniversary issue of Antigua’s Yachting Insider, Issue 37, where as usual, they keep you up to date on all yachting news for Antigua.
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PUERTO RICO INVITES ANTIGUAN SAILORS TO FEBRUARY REGATTA

Monday 29th October 2012
Club Nautico de San Juan encourages Antiguan and Caribbean sailors to participate in upcoming regattas.
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COURSE DE L'ALLIANCE SLATED FOR NOVEMBER 23-25

Sunday 28th October 2012
The Course de l’Alliance Regatta takes in St. Maarten, St. Barths and Anguilla.
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CARIBBEAN SAILOR WINS ARGO GOLD CUP IN BERMUDA

Sunday 28th October 2012
Caribbean Boating/Newport Sailor writes about the recent win by Taylor Canfield of St. Thomas.
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MINISTER OF FISHERIES READY TO SIGN NEW FISHERIES REGULATIONS

Wednesday 10th October 2012
The Minister of Fisheries has confirmed that he will now sign the new Fisheries Regulations.
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JUST PUBLISHED: AYI ISSUE #36

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
Fishing Tournament Winners, Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta Online Entries Open, and National Sailing Academy Satellite Location Opened.
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BUDGET MARINE ST. MAARTEN WAHOO TOURNAMENT COMING SOON

Tuesday 2nd October 2012
The 5th annual Budget Marine St. Maarten Wahoo Tournament will be held November 2nd to 4th.
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ANTIGUA'S POUL HOI-JENSON WINS IRISH NATIONAL DRAGON CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday 30th September 2012
Poul Hoi-Jenson won the Brewin Dolphin Irish National Dragon Championship 2012.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 17

Sunday 30th September 2012
Antigua Sailing Week brochures captured in photos of the Newport Boat Show last month.
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VANISHING SAIL PROGRESS UPDATE #13

Sunday 30th September 2012
Alexis Andrews provides an update on the progress of the film Vanishing Sail.
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TRISKELL CUP REGATTA SET FOR NOVEMBER 1-4, 2012

Sunday 30th September 2012
The Triskell Association has issued the Notice of Race for the 2012 Triskell Cup Regatta.
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MORE BAD NEWS ABOUT CARIBBEAN REEFS

Sunday 30th September 2012
The International Union for Conservation of Nature says the Caribbean's reefs are in sharp decline.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA REPRESENTED AT MONACO YACHT SHOW

Sunday 30th September 2012
Antigua and Barbuda were represented at the 22nd Annual Monaco Yacht Show last week.
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HAMPTONS CHALLENGE WINNER TELLS HIS STORY

Friday 31st August 2012
Jim Ryan, winner of the Hamptons Challenge, tells us how he won the event.
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HAMPTONS CHALLENGE RESULTS

Friday 31st August 2012
Full results of the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge.
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HOT OFF THE PRESS: AYI ISSUE 35

Friday 31st August 2012
Check out the latest sailing and yachting news from Antigua and around the world in this week's Antigua Yachting Insider Issue 35 dubbed RORC Caribbean 600 fifth edition preview, Best wishes to Paralympian and more.
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ESEACLEAR LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

Wednesday 29th August 2012
eSeaClear launched its new website in early August for clearance into and out of Antigua.
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CARIBBEAN BOATING/NEWPORT SAILOR NEWSLETTER AUGUST 15, 2012

Wednesday 29th August 2012
Virgin Islands, Newport, Antigua – each has a special month of racing!
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ESEACLEAR ISSUES PRESS RELEASE IN RESPONSE TO NOONSITE ARTICLE

Tuesday 28th August 2012
eSeaClear issued a press release on August 9 to clarify issues in a recent article on Noonsite.com.
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SAILING ISN'T A SPORT . . . ACCORDING TO NICHOLAS HAYES

Tuesday 28th August 2012
Bestselling author Nicholas Hayes argues in his blog that ‘sailing isn’t a sport’.
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PETER HARRISON FOUNDATION TO FUND RESTORATION OF CLARENCE HOUSE

Tuesday 28th August 2012
Sojana’s owner, Peter Harrison, will fund restoration of Clarence House through his Foundation.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA'S FIRST PARALYMPIAN READY TO RACE

Tuesday 28th August 2012
Jamol ‘Grim’ Pilgrim first Caribbean sprinter to participate in the Paralympics sprints and long jump.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER: ISSUE #34

Thursday 2nd August 2012
New version of the Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta and more yachting news.
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OYSTER WORLD RALLY STARTS FROM ANTIGUA IN JANUARY 2013

Sunday 29th July 2012
The Oyster World Rally will begin on January 6, 2013 from Nelson’s Dockyard National Park.
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VANISHING SAIL FILM UPDATE FROM KICKSTARTER

Sunday 29th July 2012
The filming of Vanishing Sail, an Indian Creek film by Alexis Andrews, is now complete but there's still work to be done.
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SARGASSO SEAWEED IS BACK IN ANTIGUA!

Sunday 29th July 2012
The Observer Newspaper reports that Sargasso seaweed is back and the fishermen aren't pleased.
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ESEACLEAR NOW FULLY FUNCTIONAL IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 17th July 2012
eSeaClear, the Caribbean pre-arrival notification system, is now fully functional for entry and exit clearance in Antigua.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER: ISSUE #33

Thursday 28th June 2012
Protecting Antigua's Reefs, Summer Sail Training and more
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THE 2012 HURRICANE SEASON HAS BEGUN

Wednesday 27th June 2012

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12TH ANNUAL TRISKELL CUP PLANNED FOR NOVEMBER 1 -4, 2012

Tuesday 26th June 2012
The 2012 edition of Guadeloupe’s Triskell Cup promises to be the greatest sailing event of the French Caribbean Islands.
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ANTIGUA’S SHANNON FALCONE TO SPEAK AT ROYAL BVI YACHT CLUB

Tuesday 26th June 2012
Shannon Falcone of America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race fame will speak at Royal BVI Yacht Club on June 30.
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ANTIGUANS PARTICIPATE IN MARLOW ONE DESIGN REGATTA IN ST. MAARTEN

Tuesday 26th June 2012
Antigua was represented by Karl James and his team in the Marlow One-Design Regatta held in St. Maarten on June 16 and 17.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA HAMPTONS CHALLENGE SLATED FOR AUGUST 18, 2012

Tuesday 26th June 2012
The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism will sponsor a one-day sailing event in Sag Harbour, New York in August.
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READ ALL AT SEA CARIBBEAN’S STORY ABOUT THE FOUNDER OF CARIBBEAN CRUISING GUIDES

Monday 25th June 2012
Carol Bareuther tells the story of Donald Street and his over 50 years of charting and writing about the Caribbean.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER: ISSUE #32

Thursday 31st May 2012
This past weekend saw yet another fantastic Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament followed by the one-day Marlin Classic.
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LONE FOX AND THE MISSING WATCH

Wednesday 30th May 2012
This is the story of how the Panerai watch went missing from its rightful owner.
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SHIPWRIGHT CONCERNED ABOUT DYING TRADE IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 29th May 2012
This article, reproduced from Caribarena.com, expresses the concerns of an Antiguan shipwright.
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VANISHING SAIL COMPLETION SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED

Tuesday 29th May 2012
Alexis Andrews reports that 129% of the required funds have been raised to complete Vanishing Sail.
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CAPTAIN OF STARRY NIGHT OF THE CARIBBEAN DIES SUDDENLY AT SEA

Tuesday 29th May 2012
We are saddened by the news that Philip Scully passed away soon after Starry Night’s departure from Antigua.
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BVI DINGHY CHAMPIONSHIPS ATTENDED BY EIGHT CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES

Tuesday 29th May 2012
Two Antiguan youths pick up prizes at the recent BVI Dinghy Championships.
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SAINT MARTIN’S 15TH BILLFISH TOURNAMENT GETS UNDERWAY THURSDAY

Tuesday 29th May 2012
The 2012 Saint Martin Billfish Tournament begins Thursday morning at the waterfront in Marigot.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER: ISSUE #31

Wednesday 9th May 2012
This issue is a tribute to Antigua Sailing Week 2012 which has been dubbed a resounding success.
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PHOTOS FROM THE RECENT WEST INDIES REGATTA IN ST. BARTHS

Tuesday 8th May 2012
A few photos of the West Indies Regatta held in St. Barths from April 4 to 7, 2012.
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ANGUILLA REGATTA TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND, MAY 11-13

Tuesday 8th May 2012
Don’t miss the fun regatta coming up this weekend in Anguilla.
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VANISHING SAIL HAS SEVEN DAYS TO GO TO MEET ITS GOAL OF US $48,000

Tuesday 8th May 2012
With eight days to go, Vanishing Sail has raised about US $34,000 of its $48,000 goal.
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ANTIGUAN SHANNON FALCONE JOINS PUMA FOR LEG 6 OF THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Tuesday 8th May 2012
Shannon Falcone was called upon by PUMA to replace injured bow man for Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
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ANTIGUAN SHANNON FALCONE JOINS VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Tuesday 8th May 2012
Shannon Falcone was interviewed on board PUMA after the start of leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 30

Thursday 26th April 2012
Check out all the latest stories and updates on yachting here in Antigua. The Classic Yacht Regatta is over now and we’re gearing up for the start of Sailing Week.
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THE 2012 OYSTER REGATTA HELD IN BVI RECENTLY WAS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

Tuesday 24th April 2012
This year’s Oyster Regatta was said to be one of the friendliest and most enjoyable to date.
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YOUNG ANTIGUAN SAILS RAMBLER 90 FROM ST. BARTHS SINGLE-HANDED

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Antiguan youth sailor Rocco Falcone, 11, sailed Rambler 90 from St. Barths to Antigua with virtually no assistance following the Voiles de Saint Barth.
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VANISHING SAIL ACHIEVES 35% OF ITS GOAL IN TWO WEEKS

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Vanishing Sail’s fundraising drive enters its third week with more prizes and 65% of its goal still to be raised.
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A&B BUZZ HIGHLIGHTS THE YACHTING SECTOR

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Antigua and Barbuda’s North American Tourist Offices have released the April issue of A&B Buzz
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A GRAND FINALE TO THE 41ST BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL

Wednesday 11th April 2012
The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival wrapped up on Sunday, April 1 after a very successful event.
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SAILING ENTHUSIASTS INVITED TO SUPPORT THE ARTS; ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA & ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK GET UNDERWAY SOON

Wednesday 11th April 2012
In this issue we talk about Alexis Andrew’s film production and its need for support, and of course, how you can help. We get you ready for the upcoming regattas and give you all the news and updates on yachting in Antigua and Barbuda.
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SAINT MARTIN BILLFISH TOURNAMENT COMING SOON

Wednesday 11th April 2012
The 15th Edition of the St. Martin Billfish Tournament will be held from May 30 to June 3, 2012.
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CLASSIC YACHT EILEAN TO RETURN TO ANTIGUA

Wednesday 11th April 2012
The 1936 Fife Eilean, recently restored by Angelo Bonati of Panerai, will return to Antigua for Classic Yacht Regatta.
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BEAUTIFUL FIFE TUIGA TO PARTICIPATE IN ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA

Wednesday 11th April 2012
The beautiful Fife Tuiga, flagship of Yacht Club de Monaco, has arrived in Antigua for Classic Yacht Regatta.
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INDEPENDENT CARIBBEAN FILM PROJECT

Tuesday 10th April 2012
Superyacht photographer Alexis Andrews has teamed up with Kickstarter to raise funds to complete production of his film Vanishing Sail.
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BIG GREEN COLLECTIONS TO HOLD FUNDRAISING EVENT ON SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012

Tuesday 10th April 2012
Big Green Collections will hold its first Trashy Triathlon to raise funds for community recycling projects and clean seas.
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HUNGARIAN GABOR RAKONCZAY COMLETES ROWING TRIP FROM PORTUGAL TO ANTIGUA

Wednesday 28th March 2012
In only 76 days Gabor Rakonczay rowed across the Atlantic, arriving in Antigua on March 26.
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HOT OFF THE PRESS: AYI ISSUE 28

Wednesday 28th March 2012
This week's newsletter, Kathy Lammers talks about the yachting industry busy with a flurry of activities and highlight the fact that Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and Antigua Sailing Week are just around the corner and it would be great to see many Antiguans and Barbudans out to support these events and more.
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ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL ST BARTHS BUCKET REGATTA COMES TO A CLOSE

Wednesday 28th March 2012
Forty-seven yachts enjoyed spectacular racing conditions in last weekend’s St. Barths Bucket Regatta.
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PENDENNIS SHIPYARD CANCELS FALMOUTH TO FALMOUTH RACE

Wednesday 28th March 2012
Pendennis Shipyard regrets that it has had to cancel the Falmouth to Falmouth Race planned for May 7, 2012.
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BVI SPRING REGATTA AND SAILING FESTIVAL NOW UNDERWAY

Wednesday 28th March 2012
The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival got underway on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
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SECOND ANNUAL POKER RUN ANTIGUA

Wednesday 28th March 2012
The 2nd Annual Poker Run Antigua was held last weekend and a great time was had by all.
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INTERNATIONAL ROLEX REGATTA - NICE AND CLOSE

Tuesday 27th March 2012
The International Rolex Regatta was held in St. Thomas last weekend and saw exciting racing and very close results!
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LORO PIANA SUPERYACHT REGATTA & RENDEZVOUS VIRGIN GORDA

Tuesday 27th March 2012
Results of the second annual Superyacht Regatta at Costa Smerelda Yacht Club in Virgin Gorda.
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INDEPENDENT FILM MAKER INVITES SAILING COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT THE ARTS

Tuesday 27th March 2012
Sailing enthusiasts interested in supporting the arts will soon be able to do so with the click of a mouse!
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LORO PIANA SUPERYACHT REGATTA & RENDEZVOUS VIRGIN GORDA

Tuesday 27th March 2012
Lights winds played a significant role in the outcome of last week’s Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous.
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HORIZON YACHT CHARTERS BVI OFFERS SPACES IN ATLANTIC RALLY CUP 2012

Wednesday 21st March 2012
Horizon Yacht Charters BVI has individual spaces available for the Atlantic Rally Cup leaving from Nanny Cay Marina on May 3, 2012.
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RUSSIAN BUSINESS SAILING WEEK KICKS OFF IN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 20th March 2012
Over 200 prominent Russian businessmen have converged on Antigua for a week of sailing and exploring.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #27

Thursday 15th March 2012
Check out the lastest Antigua's Yachting Insider newsletter - read about MY Slipstream giving back, this weekend's Shamrock Regatta in time for St. Patrick's Day, a new Jolly Harbour Dinghy Club Easter Regatta and find out how you can get involved as a volunteer in Antigua Sailing Week 2012, plus a load more news and updates.
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PUERTO RICO'S SMILE AND WAVE WINS CLASS AT GILL COMMODORE'S CUP

Wednesday 14th March 2012
Jaime Torres on board Smile and Wave wins class in Gill Commodore’s Cup two-race series.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT-BARTH 2012: BEAUTY AND PASSION WILL ABOUND

Wednesday 14th March 2012
The third annual Les Voiles de Saint-Barth is set to get underway April 2-7, 2012.
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LORO PIANA CARIBBEAN SUPERYACHT REGATTA AND RENDEZVOUS MARCH 14-17, 2012

Tuesday 13th March 2012
This new regatta, now in its second year, takes place from March 14-17 in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.
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MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION WANTS GREATER APPRECIATION OF YACHTING

Tuesday 13th March 2012
Article by Shelton Daniel as published in the AntiguaObserver.com on Saturday, March 3, 2012.
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SUPERYACHT CREW INVESTS TIME AND MONEY IN AMAZING GRACE FOUNDATION

Monday 12th March 2012
It is often commented on, that the only parts of Antigua that see any benefit from the yachting sector are English and Jolly Harbours, those being the main destinations for visiting yachts.
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IN IDEAL CARIBBEAN CONDITIONS, CLOSE TO 200 YACHTS SET SAIL ON DAY 1 OF THE 32ND ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Monday 5th March 2012
On a glorious, sun-splashed day with solid easterly tradewinds coursing over the deep blue seas surrounding the Friendly Island of St. Maarten, an impressive fleet of 202 yachts in 15 separate divisions hoisted sail this morning to commence the 32nd edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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BIG BREEZE A BLESSING AND A CURSE ON DAY 2 OF ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Monday 5th March 2012
With piping easterly tradewinds continuing to rake the waters off the island of St. Maarten, the big breeze and boisterous seas played the central role today during Day 2 action of the 32nd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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SENSATIONAL SUNDAY SURF SESSION CONCLUDES 32ND ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA IN STUNNING STYLE

Sunday 4th March 2012
On the first day of the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the breeze was sharp and steady. On the second day of the annual Caribbean sailing festival, it blew harder still.
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BREEZY, EVENTFUL GILL COMMODORES CUP KICKS OFF ACTION AT 32ND ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Friday 2nd March 2012
There are many adjectives one might employ to describe the sailing conditions today in Simpson Bay off the south coast of the Friendly Island of St. Maarten for the running of the Gill Commodores Cup, the kick-off to the 32nd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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BIG GUNS, BIG FLEET LINING UP FOR ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Wednesday 29th February 2012
Close to 200 boats are entered for the Heineken Regatta which gets under way in St. Maarten on Thursday, March 1.
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CARIBBEAN SKIPPER ROLLS TO VICTORY IN BUDGET MARINE MATCH RACING CUP

Wednesday 29th February 2012
Caribbean skipper Colin Rathburn of the British Virgin Islands registered victory in Tuesday’s event.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE #26

Wednesday 29th February 2012
HOT OFF THE PRESS: AYI Issue # 26 has just been published!!
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YACHTING WRITERS NEEDED . . .

Tuesday 28th February 2012
If you love yachting and writing then we’d like to hear from you.
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OLD ROPE AND SAIL CLOTH OR CANVAS NEEDED BY GIRL GUIDES OF ANTIGUA

Tuesday 28th February 2012
Antigua’s Girl Guides are collecting materials to create a topiary sculpture for the Association's World Centenary celebrations.
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SEQUEL TO THE CORAL OF COWES STORY

Tuesday 28th February 2012
More history of the beautifully-restored Coral of Cowes that we wrote about during the Antigua Charter Yacht Show.
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PODIUM FINISH FOR PUERTO RICO’S SMILE AND WAVE IN RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 27th February 2012
Smile and Wave, a team loyal to Antigua, claims podium finish in the recent RORC Caribbean 600 Race.
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STILL TIME TO CHARTER FOR BVI SPRING REGATTA MARCH 26 TO APRIL 1

Tuesday 14th February 2012
There is still time to charter for warm weather racing at the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival March 26 to April 1, 2012.
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ENTRY LIST GROWING FOR THE ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Monday 13th February 2012
The entry list is growing as Starting Gun for the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta draws closer.
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THE WORLD IS SMALL!

Monday 13th February 2012
The story of the rescue of a Spirit 46 and how the yachting world is indeed small.
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POSSIBLE NAVIGATION HAZARD REPORTED ON APPROACH TO JOLLY HARBOUR MARINA ENTRANCE

Sunday 12th February 2012
The Caribbean Safety and Security Net reports a possible navigation hazard on the approach to Jolly Harbour Marina.
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SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE RESULTS, CRUISING, RUSSIANS AND WOW

Thursday 2nd February 2012
In this issue we report on the positive separation of the Youth Sailing Program from Jolly Harbour Yacht Club which will see Youth Sailing operate as a separate entity. And while on the topic of JHYC, its Valentine’s Regatta, open to everyone including visiting cruisers, is just around the corner and will be held on February 11 and 12. The Superyacht Challenge Antigua wrapped up on Sunday and was a bigger success than ever before, with 11 superyachts on the start line ranging from 80 to 184 feet with very close final results!
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A NEW YEAR AND A NEW BEGINNING IN JOLLY HARBOUR

Tuesday 31st January 2012
The youth sailing program became a separate and independent entity from Jolly Harbour Yacht Club early in January.
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GRENADA SAILING FESTIVAL FINAL RESULTS

Tuesday 31st January 2012
Final results of the Grenada Sailing Festival after four days of racing.
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INAUGURAL WOMEN

Monday 30th January 2012
The inaugural Women�s Offshore Worlds will race from Plymouth, UK to Falmouth, Antigua on the 28 October 2012.
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BLOGGERS MIKE AND REBECCA SWEENEY OFFER ADVICE TO CRUISERS

Monday 30th January 2012

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RUSSIAN BUSINESS SAILING WEEK COMING AGAIN TO ANTIGUA

Monday 30th January 2012
From March 16 to 24 Antigua and Barbuda will once again host the Russian Business Sailing Week.
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FIRST TIME VOYAGE ON THE CARIBBEAN SEA

Monday 30th January 2012
Nich and Patricia Cole tell the story of their first sailing adventure in the Caribbean.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER: ISSUE #23

Tuesday 10th January 2012
Help JH Youth Sailing Program & Regatta Updates in Antigua's Yachting Insider
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PUERTO RICO’S SMILE AND WAVE READY FOR 2012 CARIBBEAN REGATTA SEASON

Monday 9th January 2012
Puerto Rico’s Smile and Wave is ready to sail to podium finishes during the 2012 Caribbean regatta season.
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SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA 2012 COMING SOON

Thursday 5th January 2012
Now in its second year, the Super Yacht Challenge Antigua will be held from January 27-29, 2012.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING

Thursday 5th January 2012
This article provides an excellent overview of what’s on the yachting calendar during the busy winter season.
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NEW MARINE GUIDE WEBSITE FOR 2012

Tuesday 3rd January 2012
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Guide has launched a new website for 2012.
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CARIBBEAN COMPASS ISSUES ITS CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2012

Tuesday 3rd January 2012
Caribbean Compass has issued its marine-related Calendar of Events for 2012.
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FLYING OVER THE ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW 2011

Monday 19th December 2011
Roddy and Ian of AcquaFilms and Photographer Shelly Chadburn took a flight over the 50th Anniversary Antigua Charter Yacht Show.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER: ISSUE #22

Thursday 15th December 2011
Check out the The inside scoop on the Antigua Charter Yacht Show, Nelson's Pursuit & eSeaClear
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INSIDE THE ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW - IS IT WORTH IT?

Tuesday 13th December 2011
Yacht manager Captain Nick Line unveils some of the mystery of the annual private Antigua Charter Yacht Show.
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EXPERIENCE ANTIGUA

Monday 12th December 2011
A new addition to the Antigua Charter Yacht Show this year was Experience Antigua, an expo designed to bring Antigua to the Show’s participants.
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COURSE DE L’ALLIANCE REGATTA RESULTS

Monday 12th December 2011
Results are in from the Course de l’Alliance Regatta held November 25-27, 2011.
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ANTIGUAN JACE HECTOR AND HIS YACHTING CAREER

Friday 9th December 2011
Antiguan First Mate Jace Hector tells us about his career in the yachting industry and offers tips for those wishing to pursue a similar career.
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ATLANTIC CALLING – THE ULTIMATE ROWING CHALLENGE

Friday 9th December 2011
This month two men will set off from Agadir, Morocco and will row approximately 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to English Harbour, Antigua.
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THE RESTORATION OF CORAL OF COWES

Friday 9th December 2011
Coral of Cowes, formerly known as just Coral, received a complete refit over the summer and fall of 2011.
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SAILING YACHT BLISS - A PACIFIC YACHT COMES EAST

Friday 9th December 2011
At 121 feet, Bliss is a very sophisticated, high-performance sailing yacht combining style, comfort and speed.
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ESEACLEAR COMING SOON TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Friday 9th December 2011
eSeaClear, the Caribbean Pre-Arrival Notification System, will soon be available in Antigua and Barbuda.
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SOJANA SHARES ITS ONBOARD DIARY DURING THE TRANSATLANTIC MAXI YACHT CUP

Saturday 3rd December 2011
Marc Fitzgerald, Captain of Sojana, shares his onboard diary on the fourth day of the race from Tenerife to Virgin Gorda, BVI.
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ADOMS LAUNCHES ANTIGUA & BARBUDA YACHT REGISTRY

Monday 21st November 2011
At an official ceremony held at the Copper and Lumber Hotel on November 17, ADOMS launched the Antigua & Barbuda Yacht Registry.
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2011 TRISKELL CUP RESULTS

Saturday 19th November 2011
The Triskell Cup Regatta was held in Guadeloupe on the weekend of October 29-31, 2011.
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YOUNG ANTIGUANS EXCEL AT 2011 ST. MAARTEN SOL OPTIMIST CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday 19th November 2011
Antigua is once again proud of its junior sailors who excelled at the recent Optimist Championships in St. Maarten.
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KH+P YACHTCHARTER RETURNS TO ANTIGUA WITH THE 22ND KARIBIK TROPHY EVENT

Thursday 17th November 2011
Antigua is delighted to welcome back KH+P and the 22nd Karibik Trophy Event arriving in Antigua on November 24, 2011.
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NEWS ON THE RORC, ASW ENTRY COMPETITION AND MORE

Wednesday 19th October 2011
Check out this month's edition of Antigua's Yachting Insider bringing you up to date with what is happening on the yachting scene in Antigua.
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E3 LAUNCH NEW PRE-ACTIVATED DIRECTV DECODER SERVICE FROM ANTIGUA

Tuesday 18th October 2011
e3 recently announced the launch of its new DirecTV decoder service from Antigua.
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NATURE ISLAND REGATTA DOMINICA ORGANISED BY TRISKELL ORGANISATION

Tuesday 18th October 2011
The Triskell Organisation in conjunction with the Portsmouth Authorities announces the Nature Island Regatta November 11 and 12, 2011.
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JANE COOMBS UNDER THE LENS

Tuesday 18th October 2011
Jane Coombs, co-founder of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, photographer and artist, is shares her passions in this feature.
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COURSE DE L’ALLIANCE 2011 NOTICE OF RACE

Tuesday 18th October 2011
The Course de l’Alliance 2011 will be held from November 25 to 27, 2011 in St. Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barths and Anguilla.
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WHAT HAPPENED TO TITAN 15 AFTER ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2011?

Monday 17th October 2011
Update on Titan 15 after the disasterous fire on board during Antigua Sailing Week 2011.
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OMARI SCOTT HEADS UP ROYAL BVI YACHT CLUB SAILING PROGRAM

Monday 17th October 2011
Antiguan Omari Scott joins the growing list of young Antiguans who are pursuing their careers in the yachting industry.
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TRISKELL CUP 2011 NOTICE OF RACE

Monday 17th October 2011
The Triskell Organisation has issued the Notice of Race for the Triskell Cup 2011 in Guadeloupe.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER CELEBRATES ITS 1ST ANNIVERSARY

Wednesday 14th September 2011
Welcome to our 1st Anniversary issue of Antigua’s Yachting Insider. It’s hard to believe that it has already been a year since we started this publication and we’re amazed at how quickly our subscriber list has grown.
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MARINA FORT LOUIS PRESENTS: LA COURSE DE L

Saturday 3rd September 2011
The Notice of Race is now available and online entries are open for this regatta to be held November 25-27, 2011.
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RAMBLER 100 CAPSIZES IN THE FASTNET RACE

Tuesday 16th August 2011
Rambler 100 lost it's keel and capsized in the Fastnet Race on Monday, August 15, but with a happy ending.
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REBIRTH OF YACHTING WORLD ROUND ANTIGUA RACE AND THE SUMMER ROUND UP

Thursday 11th August 2011
While many of our readers may be on vacation in some exotic location in the world at this time of year, there is still plenty of activity in yachting in Antigua and elsewhere in the Caribbean!
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ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA 2012 IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES

Monday 25th July 2011
Online entries are now open for the 2012 version of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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2011 TRANSATLANTIC RACE FINISHES IN FORCE 10 WINDS!

Wednesday 20th July 2011
A 42-foot S&S-designed wooden yacht finished the 2011 Transatlantic Race in Force 10 winds.
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THE CARIBBEAN YACHTING INDUSTRY NOW WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? (AND WHAT’S THE STRENGTH?)

Monday 4th July 2011
Summer 2011 is a good time to look at the “big picture” of the Caribbean Yachting Industry — the enterprises that support recreational sailing in the region
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LEARN TO SAIL ANTIGUA STYLE NEWSLETTER

Friday 1st July 2011
Summer has now officially arrived in Antigua and while the seasonal changes are not quite as evident as they may be in more northern climes, for those of us who live in Antigua they are definitely evident, especially the quieter trade winds that make for wonderful boating weather all summer long! And so .
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ANTIGUA YACHTING YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Thursday 30th June 2011
Love yachting videos and everything that happens on and in the water? Then check out our Youtube channel.
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ST. MAARTEN – ST. MARTIN CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA TO RETURN IN 2013

Saturday 25th June 2011
The St. Maarten – St. Martin Classic Yacht Regatta organizers have announced that the Regatta will return in March 2013.
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LEARN TO SAIL IN ANTIGUA THIS SUMMER

Saturday 25th June 2011
Antigua is the perfect place to learn to sail or to improve existing skills this summer with a number of educational opportunities available.
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YACHTING IN ANTIGUA ALMOST 20 YEARS AGO!

Friday 24th June 2011
Don’t miss this article written by Antigua’s Jol Byerley and published in All at Sea in 1994!
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JUNE YACHTING INSIDER NEWS!

Tuesday 7th June 2011
Sport Fishing. Yacht Charters, NSA & the Migration North & more news
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HURRICANE SEASON IS UPON US

Tuesday 31st May 2011
NOAA hurricane outlook indicates an above-normal Atlantic season.
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MIGRATION NORTH

Tuesday 31st May 2011
This is the time of year that a large number of yachts migrate east or north for the summer.
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THE 2011 ANGUILLA REGATTA WAS HELD LAST WEEKEND

Thursday 5th May 2011
The Anguilla Sailing Association in collaboration with the Anguilla Tourist Board held the 2011 Anguilla Regatta from May 6-8, 2011.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA'S FOOD & DRINK GUIDE SAYS THANK YOU!

Thursday 5th May 2011
Antigua and Barbuda’s Food & Drink Guide says a great big thank you to all the yachts who supported their Tablemanners project.
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SUMMER-LIKE FINALE FOR RORC EASTER CHALLENGE

Wednesday 4th May 2011
Competitors went home from the RORC’s Easter Challenge wiser and with a suntan after three days of coaching and racing fun.
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20TH ANNUAL SAMU'S CUP HEADS TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Wednesday 4th May 2011
The 20th annual SAMU's Cup will visit Antigua and Barbuda from the 28th of May until the 2nd of June, 2011.
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INVASIVE LIONFISH SIGHTED IN ANTIGUAN WATERS

Wednesday 4th May 2011
The Antiguan Fisheries Department has confirmed a recent sighting of the invasive Lionfish in Antiguan waters.
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FIREWORKS AND FUN ROUND OFF A GREAT OYSTER REGATTA

Wednesday 20th April 2011
The smiling faces dockside at Port Louis Marina were testament to a truly memorable Oyster Regatta on the magical island of Grenada.
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SECOND ANNUAL LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH DEEMED A SUCCESS

Wednesday 20th April 2011
Les Voiles de Saint Barth announced its dates for 2012 after a successful 2011 event.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH WRAPPED UP ON APRIL 9, 2011

Wednesday 20th April 2011
The second annual Les Voiles de Saint Barth tallied its results on Friday, April 9.
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OYSTER REGATTA GRENADA ROUND-UP

Wednesday 20th April 2011
The 2011 Oyster Regatta held in Grenada last weekend has announced its results.
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14TH ANNUAL MODEL BOAT REGATTA WAS HELD ON APRIL 11, 2011

Wednesday 20th April 2011
The 14th Annual Model Boat Regatta held in Falmouth Harbour last weekend featured feirce competition along with fun and games for the whole family.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH GOT UNDERWAY ON TUEDAY, APRIL 5

Wednesday 6th April 2011
The first day of racing in the second edition of Les Voiles de Saint Barth featured 25 knots of tradewind breeze enjoyed by 48 boats!
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GENUINE RISK TAKES ON THE CARIBBEAN CIRCUIT

Tuesday 5th April 2011
Genuine Risk, the Ed Dubois designed 90-foot maxi with swing keel, arrived in the Caribbean in mid-February for its 2011 Caribbean racing circuit.
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NEW YORK YACHT CLUB/RYS CRUISE IN COMPANY AROUND ANTIGUA

Monday 4th April 2011
Welcome to the New York Yacht Club and the Royal Yacht Squadron members cruising around Antigua this week with a packed itinerary.
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KNOW YOUR LETTER AND NUMERAL PENNANTS

Sunday 3rd April 2011
With Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and Antigua Sailing Week just around the corner, now is the time for a refresher on letter and numeral pennants.
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ST. THOMAS INTERNATIONAL ROLEX REGATTA RESULTS

Sunday 3rd April 2011
The International Rolex Regatta was held in St. Thomas from March 25 to 27 and the results are now in.
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ST. BARTHS BUCKET RESULTS

Sunday 3rd April 2011
Results of the St. Barths Bucket held from March 24 to 27, 2011.
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AYI E-NEWSLETTER - ISSUE 12 HOT OFF THE PRESS

Friday 25th March 2011
You're going to enjoy our latest issue of Antigua's Yachting Insider. We have plenty of interesting reading in this issue including two very different versions of the same story - the tales of life aboard Spirit of Athena during the recent RORC Caribbean 600 Race as seen through the eyes of both an Englishman and a Scotsman.
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ABSAR FUNDRAISER PLANNED FOR APRIL 3, 2011

Wednesday 23rd March 2011
ABSAR will hold its annual fundraising event at Abracadabra Restaurant in English Harbour on Sunday, April 3, 2011.
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DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES NEMMA PROJECT WILL LAY MOORINGS AT GREEN ISLAND

Wednesday 23rd March 2011
Antigua and Barbuda’s Department of Fisheries is working on a project that will see the laying of several mooring buoys near Green Island.
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EASTER SEAFOOD FIESTA TO BE HELD AT URLINGS WHARF

Wednesday 23rd March 2011
The Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing & the Environment will hold a seafood fiesta on Sunday April 3 to promote sustainable livelihood.
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ST. BARTH'S BUCKET REGATTA GETS UNDERWAY THIS WEEK

Wednesday 23rd March 2011
The now-famous St. Barth's Bucket Regatta for yachts of a minimum 100-foot length will begin on Thursday this week and run through the weekend.
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ANTIGUA'S BLUE PETER WINS BEST J-BOAT AT HEINEKEN REGATTA

Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Tanner Jones of J-30 Blue Peter (1979) was delighted to be awarded with the trophy for the best J-Boat at the recent St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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LET'S RIDE WINS THE CASA DE CAMPO REGATTA 2011

Thursday 17th March 2011
The Overall Casa de Campo Regatta Award was won by the team “Let`s Ride” led by Joan Rodriguez after three days of competition in the waters of the east coast of the island.
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TEAM INTAC EARN MOST WORTHY PERFORMANCE AT HEINEKEN

Wednesday 16th March 2011
Caribbean Favorites Team INTAC Earned “Most Worthy Performance Overall" at the 2011 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
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THE ST. BARTH'S BUCKET IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Wednesday 9th March 2011
The St. Barth's Bucket, scheduled for March 24-27, 2011 is an exciting invitational event that is one-of-a-kind in the Caribbean.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH 2011 IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Wednesday 9th March 2011
Les Voiles de St. Barth promises an unforgettable experience for participating sailors from April 4 to 9, 2011.
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RACING ROUND-UP AT ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA

Wednesday 9th March 2011
Squally skies, fitful breeze, skillful sailing and lots of luck were the order of the day on the final day of racing in St. Maarten.
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CASA DE CAMPO REGATTA MARCH 11-13, 2011

Tuesday 8th March 2011
Casa de Campo Yacht Club, Dominican Republic, announces its upcoming regatta to be held March 11-13, 2011.
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GAVIN BRADY WINS MATCH RACING CUP

Tuesday 8th March 2011
Gavin Brady Defeats Peter Holmberg in Classic Final Race to Win 2011 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup at St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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SAYING GOODBYE TO PETER GLASGOW

Tuesday 22nd February 2011
Jolly Harbour Marina day work Peter Glasgow died last week following an accidental fall.
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INVESTMENT IN YACHT SECTOR PAYS OFF

Sunday 20th February 2011
34 ocean going yachts transcend on English Harbour for the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 and there is no room at the inn...Any inn!
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ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Saturday 19th February 2011
The 31st St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, scheduled for March 3-6 is just around the corner and things are really shaping up.
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AMENDMENTS TO THE RACING RULES OF SAILING

Monday 7th February 2011
Racing sailors are reminded that ISAF, the International Sailing Federation, made changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012, effective January 1, 2010.
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A FRIEND IN NEED . . .

Monday 7th February 2011
A friend of all of us in the local Antiguan yachting community is very much in need of our assistance after a recent diving accident.
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POSTCARD FROM PARADISE

Sunday 23rd January 2011
A wedding gift from heaven, this is the tale of an eight-day yacht charter beginning and ending in Antigua.
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GUNBOAT 66 PHAEDO HEADING FOR ANTIGUA

Sunday 23rd January 2011
Lloyd Thornburg's brand new Gunboat 66 is heading to Antigua for the RORC Caribbean 600 and Antigua Sailing Week.
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THE DOUBLE LIFE

Saturday 8th January 2011
Here is a poem representative of what exists in the hearts and minds of many sailors.
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KARIBIK TROPHY EVENT ROUND-UP

Monday 20th December 2010
The 21st Karibik Trophy Event recently returned to Antigua for a splendid six days of cruising and racing.
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SPECTACULAR AWARDS CEREMONY ENDS ARC 2010

Saturday 18th December 2010
The curtain fell on the 25th ARC at an elaborate awards ceremony held December 18, 2010 in St. Lucia.
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CLASS 40S ARRIVE IN ANTIGUA!

Tuesday 7th December 2010
In anticipation of the RORC Caribbean 600, a number of Class 40s have begun to arrive in Antigua following the finish of the Route du Rhum.
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ICAP LEOPARD BOWMAN FOLLOWS IN ANCESTORS' FOOTSTEPS

Monday 6th December 2010
At only 19-years of age, Louis Sinclair is an experienced and well integrated member of the ICAP Leopard racing crew.
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CUSTOMS UPDATE FOR YACHTS IN TRANSIT

Monday 6th December 2010
All goods and services for genuine yachts in transit will be free of all taxes and duties.
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ANTIGUA WELCOMES ICAP LEOPARD BACK TO ITS SHORES

Monday 6th December 2010
ICAP Leopard is back in Antigua once again in time for the 49th Annual Charter Yacht Show.
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BUSINESS BY THE BOOK ON ARRIVAL IN ANTIGUA

Sunday 5th December 2010
Following a number of incidents resulting in fines recently, be warned that Antigua Customs is operating by the book!
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ONBOARD SERVICES ABOUND IN ANTIGUA

Saturday 4th December 2010
Antigua has a large number of businesses offering onboard services to the many yachts that visit her shores each season.
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MALTESE FALCON RETURNS TO ANTIGUA IN STYLE

Thursday 2nd December 2010
Maltese Falcon is back on the dock in Falmouth Harbour in plenty of time for the 49th Antigua Charter Yacht Show.
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WET SAILING AND COOL NIGHTS AT THE 2010 COURSE DE L’ALLIANCE

Tuesday 30th November 2010
Results of the 2010 Course de l’Alliance Regatta are in and Antigua’s Jamie Dobbs picks up the trophy for first place in Cruiser-Racer Class in his J-122, Lost Horizon.
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ISSUE 4 - ANTIGUA

Monday 22nd November 2010
All routes lead to Antigua for the start of a phenomenal Autumn yachting season..............
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21ST KARIBIK TROPHY EVENT

Thursday 18th November 2010
The 21st Karibik Trophy cruising rally returns to Antigua with 12 boats and 80 participants in this year’s event.
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GREEN ISLAND ANCHORAGES

Wednesday 17th November 2010
In our continuing series featuring anchorages in Antigua, this month we write about Green Island.
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CUSTOMS TO PARTNER WITH THE YACHTING SECTOR

Tuesday 26th October 2010
Over the last two weeks some concern has been expressed in the yachting sector regarding proposed changes in procedures for the clearing of in-transit yachts and the provisioning of such yachts in Antigua and Barbuda.
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ISSUE 3 - ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER

Wednesday 20th October 2010
New J-Class Yacht Lionheart, environmental issues, Best in the West Captain's Briefing, the Karibik Trophy back in Antigua and info on the Nelson's Pursuit Race.
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TRISKELL BRIDGE OPENING TIMES

Wednesday 20th October 2010
The Triskell Organisation announces a special bridge opening in advance of the Triskell Cup.
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THE 21ST KARIBIK TROPHY EVENT RETURNS TO ANTIGUA IN NOVEMBER!

Wednesday 20th October 2010
The 21st Karibik Trophy Event returns once again to Antigua in November!
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ANTIGUA BY SEA - FIVE ISLANDS HARBOUR AND MOSQUITO COVE

Tuesday 19th October 2010
This is the third in a series about Antigua's anchorages and features Five Islands Harbour and Mosquito Cove on the west coast.
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THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF NEW J-CLASS YACHT LIONHEART

Monday 18th October 2010
Two young Antiguans were fortunate to be able to join the new J-Class Yacht Lionheart on her maiden voyage from Holland to Palma.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER - ISSUE 2 HOT OFF THE PRESS

Wednesday 15th September 2010
This month read about the record number of entries for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show, Mega dock expansion, The Russians and much more.
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NEW ANTIGUAN ENGINEER ON BOARD MEGA YACHT ADELA

Monday 13th September 2010
Twenty-three year old Antiguan engineer Shaun Carter recently began his engineering career in the mega yacht industry on board the beautiful 180-foot schooner Adela.
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JOL BYERLEY DISCOVERS HIS LOVE FOR SAILING!

Friday 10th September 2010
This is the first article in a series about some of the original and most influential sailors in Antigua. Jol Byerley writes about his discovery of sailing and how it turned into a passion which eventually lead him to Antigua where he has made his home since 1957.
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ANTIGUA BY SEA – MORE SAFE PORTS IN A STORM

Wednesday 8th September 2010
In this second issue of the Insider, we offer more suggestions for safe places to hide from a storm. Following Hurricane Earl’s visit at the end of August, we’re pleased to report that Antigua proved yet again to be a safe place for yachts to be in the event of a storm.
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ENDANGERED HAWKSBILL TURTLES

Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Since 1987 the Jumby Bay Turtle Project has enabled researchers to study the nesting habits of Hawksbill turtles in Antigua.
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ENTERING ANTIGUA BY WATER

Tuesday 3rd August 2010
If you haven’t visited Antigua for some time, you may not be aware of simplified entry procedures and online forms that are now available.
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RACE RESULTS - THE MARLOW ONE DESIGN KEELBOAT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Friday 30th July 2010
At the Marlow One Design Keelboat Championships held in Simpson Bay Lagoon, St. Maarten on June 19 and 20, 2010, the team of Karl James of Antigua Yacht Club finished in first place, followed by the St. Maarten teams of Frits Bus in 2nd place for the fourth year in a row, and Chris Marshall in 3rd place.
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ANTIGUA BY SEA - THE BEST PORT IN A STORM

Friday 30th July 2010
The first in a series about Antigua’s anchorages, we start this month with a timely article about where to hide in a hurricane.
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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HISTORY AND RUM

Friday 30th July 2010
Discover history and culture of the Eastern Caribbean through the exploration of island rum distilleries and forts, a historian’s dream vacation.
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RACE RESULTS - THE ANNUAL CARIBBEAN LASER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Friday 30th July 2010
The Annual Caribbean Laser Championships sponsored by Heineken Light were held in Orient Bay, St. Maarten on the weekend of June 12 and 13, 2010.
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NEW YACHTING NEWSLETTER LAUNCHES

Monday 10th August 2009
A new newsletter focussing entirely on the Yachting Industry in Antigua launched today.
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