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CHARTER AND RYA COURSE SCHEDULE
December 2nd 2016
Ondeck
Ondeck is offering RYA courses throughout December along with daily charters and tours.
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ABSAR NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER 2016 EDITION
December 2nd 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue
Read the letter from the director, about the music festival fundraiser, Wobbly Club regatta and more in this issue.
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THE WINTER YACHTING SEASON KICKS OFF AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
December 2nd 2016
What's On
Antigua Yacht Club Marina and the surrounding area is the place to be this weekend for parties including the annual Dock Party, Ron Zacapa dinner and more in dining and other events. See also the latest offers in specials for the festive season.
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GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE
December 2nd 2016
Steph & Vladas Studio
Let your loved ones look their best this holiday season in the form of gift vouchers for manicures, pedicures or a beautiful hairstyle at Steph & Vladas Studio.
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CSA NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2016 ISSUE
December 2nd 2016
Caribbean Sailing Association
Read the President's letter, RORC transatlantic race Lanzarote to Grenada, job vacancies for CSA Measurers and more in this edition.
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JOLLY HARBOUR YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA RESULTS
December 1st 2016
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
The overall winners were the National Sailing Academy’s student team on “Spirit”, skippered by Jules Mitchell.
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WISHING WELL INC. DONATION REACHES THE HEART OF STUDENTS
December 1st 2016
St. James's Club & Villas
This month’s donation will provide breakfast for over 100 students who attend the Irene B. Williams Secondary School.
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RISE AND SHINE AUDIO INTERVIEW WITH WAYNE JOHNSON
December 1st 2016
English Harbour Radio 93.5FM
Interview with Wayne Johnson about the upcoming Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Rowing Challenge.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 107
November 30th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
F4 Flying home, How Come it's Private and the latest yachting news.
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DIGICEL SPACE CUSTOMER ADVISORY
November 29th 2016
Digicel
Digicel Space will be discontinued on November 30th, 2016. Visit the store to find out how you can transfer your files to an alternate free storage.
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THE F4 IS ON ITS WAY HOME
November 26th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Shannon Falcone and team Falcon are finally on their way to Antigua onboard the first one design foiling cat.
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CHRISTMAS ITEMS IN STOCK
November 25th 2016
Harper's Office Depot
Get going this Christmas season with Harper's Office Depot! Shop Caribbean Christmas cards, decorations, hats and much more.
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WISHING WELL CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP FOR MIKO’S BIKE MANIA
November 25th 2016
Galley Bay Resort & Spa
The foundation continues on the journey with Tamiko Butler, the driving force behind Miko’s Bike Mania.
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SELWYN JAMES RECEIVES THE ORDER OF MERIT
November 25th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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THE CARIBBEAN WINTER CIRCUIT 5 YEAR CALENDAR DATES PUBLISHED
November 25th 2016
Caribbean Sailing Association
The CSA now keeps a 5 year rolling calendar of international events. View the latest version of the calendar from 2017 - 2021.
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AMERICAN THANKSGIVING IN ANTIGUA AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
November 24th 2016
What's On
Why suffer the stress of trying to please everyone's palate this Thanksgiving? See where you can get your Thanksgiving fix and also check out the Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals and more.
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TEAM FACING IT PREP FOR TWAC 2016 START
November 24th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Antigua resident Wayne Johnson, alongside Stuart Connacher and Charl Gale, make up Team Facing It, representing South Africa among 11 other teams.
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HOW COME IT IS PRIVATE?
November 23rd 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The annual question about the upcoming Boat Show, why can I not go on board and walk the docks?
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NONSUCH BAY RS ELITE SUMMER SERIES FINAL RESULTS
November 23rd 2016
Antigua Sailing Week
1st and 2nd place winners, Rhone Kirby and Bernie Wong will represent Antigua in the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge.
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1ST ANNUAL COMPUTER SCIENCE WEEK
November 22nd 2016
Causes@antiguanice.com
All Schools are encouraged to sign-up to learn to code at Antigua's 1st Annual Computer Science Week from December 5th - 11th, 2016.
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GIFT BASKETS & GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
November 21st 2016
Ticchio Italian Food and Wine
For a special occasion or the holiday season, give the gift of fine Italian food and wine in the form of a gift certificate or gift basket, from Ticchio Italian Food & Wine.
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NOR FOR ASW & PETERS & MAY ROUND ANTIGUA RACE AVAILABLE
November 21st 2016
Antigua Sailing Week
The Notice of Race for the 50th Antigua Sailing Week to be held from April 29th - May 5th, 2017 is now available.
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AYC UPCOMING EVENTS & MEMBERSHIP DETAILS
November 21st 2016
Antigua Yacht Club
Read the latest release from the Antigua Yacht Club on membership including sailing and non sailing benefits and upcoming events.
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FITNESS & MINDFULNESS OPTIONS LAUNCHED
November 21st 2016
St. James's Club & Villas
Elite Island Resorts Group, a collection of beachfront resorts in the Caribbean, launched new fitness and mindfulness options to its growing menu featuring free of charge well-being activities for guests.
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THANKSGIVING CATERING SERVICE
November 21st 2016
The Larder
No time to prepare for Thanksgiving dinner? Save time by calling the larder to have them roast, bake or deep fry a whole Turkey with all the trimmings.
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A & B CELEBRATE PRINCE HARRY'S VISIT WITH SPECIAL COCKTAIL
November 19th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
‘The Prince’s Ginger’ is made with the twin-island nation’s world famous, award-winning English Harbour rum and features fresh locally sourced ingredients.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2016
November 18th 2016
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Find the latest homes on the market in the most sought after areas on an island that is rapidly developing. Read the latest on Sehil Villa which was recently featured in The New York Times Magazine and more.
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FOR SALE: NONSUCH BAY
November 18th 2016
Island Living Ltd
Located on Ayers Creek, these waterfront residences are in the heart of the marina expansion project of Phase Two and will overlook the marina. Price on request.
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FOR RENT: DATE HILL HOUSE
November 18th 2016
Island Living Ltd
Stylishly furnished and well maintained house with amazing coastal views, and just 5-minutes away from popular restaurants is renting at US$2,400 - EC$6,480 Monthly.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 247E
November 18th 2016
Island Living Ltd
Located on the South Finger in Jolly Harbour, Antigua’s largest gated community and only a short walk away from South Beach. Selling at US$275,000.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 325B
November 18th 2016
Island Living Ltd
This charming waterfront villa ideally located in the gated community of Jolly Harbour, on the North Finger is selling at US$895,000.
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PMG CURRENT REAL ESTATE LISTINGS
November 18th 2016
PMG Property Management & Real Estate Service
Lots of houses, properties and land for sale in Crosbies, Fort Road, McKinnon's, Galley Bay and more areas by PMG Property Management Service.
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YOUNG SAILORS EXCEL IN ST MAARTEN
November 18th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Young Antigua sailors excel in recent St Maarten Sol Optimist Championship.
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HISTORY UNFOLDS AT CLARENCE HOUSE WITH PRINCE HARRY'S VISIT
November 18th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
This weekend history will unfold before our very eyes in the UNESCO Heritage site of the National Park.
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HISTORY, PRINCE HARRY & CLARENCE HOUSE AND WHAT'S HOT...
November 17th 2016
What's On
Check out this week's WO newsletter for details on Prince Harry's historic visit, American Thanksgiving menus and more...
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CAMBUSA THANKS YOU
November 17th 2016
Cambusa Italian Restaurant
Alessandro and team thank all of their customers and friends for their support at the opening party and look forward to entertaining everyone throughout the season.
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WISHING WELL INC. DONATES TO TOURISM CADET CORP
November 16th 2016
The Verandah Resort & Spa
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Cadet Corp received the donation to make their upcoming Fun Day & Luncheon fundraiser a memorable event.
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CAST YOUR VOTE FOR CURTAIN BLUFF
November 16th 2016
Curtain Bluff Spa
Vote for Curtain Bluff in this year's Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards to stand a chance to win a Dream Trip worth $10,000, Baume & Mercier watches and more fabulous prizes.
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PETERS & MAY INCREASES COMMITMENT TO ASW
November 15th 2016
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week announced a further 2 year partnership with Peters & May as the Official Yacht Transport and Logistics Partner.
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PRINCE HARRY'S STOPS IN ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
November 15th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Read the details for the Royal tour which begins in Antigua on Sunday, November 20th, 2016.
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SHIRLEY HEIGHTS NEW FEES
November 14th 2016
Shirley Heights Lookout
The entry/entertainment fee for Shirley Heights Lookout will now attract Government tax and will be at the revised rate of US$10.00 or EC$25.00.
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FOR SALE: SEAGRAPE VILLA
November 14th 2016
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A must see, newly completed luxury home ideally located in a well sought after area within Antigua’s National Park system is available for sale at US$3,195 Million.
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CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE
November 14th 2016
Exotic Antigua
Exotic Antigua is stocked with lots of fabulous, fashion items for the perfect Christmas present. Check out the store's operating hours for December.
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SETTING SAIL FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
November 14th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Thirty-four yachts, almost double the number of entries at this time last year, have officially entered the 9th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 starting from Antigua on February 20th, 2017.
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NATIONAL SWIMMING RECORDS SMASHED
November 11th 2016
Antigua Swim Team
Stefano Mitchell broke five National records at the ABSF Nationals in Antigua and will be heading to St. Vincent to compete in the the OECS Championships.
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FOR SALE: VILLA ENSUENO
November 11th 2016
Luxury Locations Antigua
If outdoor living is an incentive for purchasing a tropical home, this spectacular contemporary property located in Crosbies is the perfect place. Selling at US$3,500,000.
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NONSUCH BAY RS ELITE SUMMER SERIES FINAL AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
November 10th 2016
What's On
See what's taking place this weekend and next weekend; Cambusa's Restaurant reopening party, art show & sale fundraiser for Haiti, Reggae night, dining nights, dance shows, regatta and more.
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COUNTDOWN TO THE OYSTER WORLD RALLY 2017-2019
November 10th 2016
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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FOR RENT: PELICAN VILLA, ST. JAMES'S CLUB
November 10th 2016
Antigua - Barbuda Villa Rentals
This stylish and comfortable villa offering unrivaled views of Mamora Bay is conveniently located for enjoying the beaches and sports facilities of the club. Renting from US$2,450 weekly .
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FOR RENT: THE YELLOW HOUSE
November 10th 2016
Antigua - Barbuda Villa Rentals
Set on Monk’s Hill this Caribbean Styled house in excellent condition with heated swimming pool, hot tub and with views of Falmouth Harbour is available for short term rental from US$1,750 weekly.
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SEHIL VILLA FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES
November 10th 2016
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Sehil Villa, on the market for sale at $2.3 Million via Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd. was featured in The New York Times Magazine on November 9th, 2016.
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FOR SALE: ADMIRALTY BEACH HOUSE
November 10th 2016
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
A rare find in the historic confines of Antigua's National Park and its most recent status of a UNESCO world heritage site is for sale at US$1,800,000.
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FOR SALE: WILLOUGHBY BAY PLOT
November 9th 2016
Blue Palm Real Estate
Approximately, one acre of prime land in the much sought after Willoughby Bay, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean is selling at US$595,000.
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FOR SALE: THE COCO HOUSE
November 9th 2016
Blue Palm Real Estate
Located in Lions Hill, Mount Joy, this cute 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home, set on approximately 0.07 of an acre with views of the valley is for sale at US$120,000.
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FOR SALE: LIMORA HOUSE
November 9th 2016
Blue Palm Real Estate
This luxurious property located in the sought after area of Red Hill, Willoughby Bay with breathtaking ocean views of the bay and surrounding areas is selling at US$1,195,000.
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FLATTIES OPENING HOURS
November 16th 2016
Flatties Flame Grill
Flatties Flame Grill is open from Tuesday - Sunday at 6:00 pm until midnight. Closed on Monday's.
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ABMA - AGM REMINDER
November 4th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
Gentle reminder of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 10th, at 6pm in the event centre at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina.
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ANNUAL BEST IN THE WEST FISHING TOURNAMENT AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
November 3rd 2016
What's On
This week's newsletter features the Annual Best in the West Fishing Tournament, 5th Annual Food & Wine Festival, fundraising book sale, BBQ's, mini regatta, sports and live bands, specials, news and more.
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ELITE ISLAND RESORTS WINS FOUR 2016 MAGELLAN AWARDS
November 3rd 2016
St. James's Club & Villas
The leading Caribbean resort group was awarded multiple Silver and Gold Magellan Awards.
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OUTSTANDING DIVE CENTRE
November 3rd 2016
Dive Carib
Take a look at the raving review on TripAdvisor for Dive Carib. "Outstanding Dive Centre, highly recommend Dive Carib if you are planning any diving or snorkeling.
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TOP UP WITH FLOW LEND
November 3rd 2016
FLOW
The application allows Flow prepaid customers to request a credit advance (loan) for their account and can be used for voice calls, data/Internet and SMS.
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DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA BOOT CAMP FOR BUSINESS
November 3rd 2016
A & B Coalition of Service Industries
Learn about Internet Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Search Engines and more, with Mr. Chalita Rose of the Marketing Machine.
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