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MUSIC UNDER THE STARS AND EXPLORE WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK!
March 27th 2015
What's On
This week’s What’s On Newsletter highlights a great fundraising event this weekend, Music Under the Stars, hosted by the National Sailing Academy on Saturday evening.
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D-BOAT RE-OPENING
March 27th 2015
D-Boat Antigua
The unique floating restaurant and waterpark is now operating as a day time excursion
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ROCK UP AND RACE – EVEN JUST FOR A DAY
March 26th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Ondeck have individual places on their Dehler 39 to ‘Rock Up and Race’ for just a day in Antigua Sailing Week 2015.
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FLYING COLOURS FOR ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
March 26th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
With less than a month to go to the 48th edition of Antigua Sailing Week, over 100 yachts are entered to take part in the Caribbean's longest running regatta, with more entries expected over the coming weeks.
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PEARNS POINT TO SPONSOR ROUND ANTIGUA RACE AND ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK GREEN TEAM
March 25th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce Pearns Point as the official sponsor of the Round Antigua Race for 2015 as well as a Development Sponsor of Antigua Sailing Week through Pearns Point's parent company Orange Limited.
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49TH ANNUAL ANTIGUA SPORTS FISHING TOURNAMENT & MARLIN CLASSIC
March 25th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
This year’s 49th Annual Antigua Sports Fishing Tournament will be held from May 21st - 24th, hosted in Antigua's historical marina Nelson's Dockyard.
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GEOFFREY PIDDUCK RETIRES
March 25th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Co-founder and managing partner of a successful real estate agency, Geoffrey Pidduck has retired.
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ADMIRALS INN & "HAVING A DRINK WITH HORATIO NELSON"
March 25th 2015
Admiral's Inn
Admiral's Inn is a historic & iconic part of Nelson's Dockyard; check out this link to an article from the Caribbean Journal about this location's famous visitor & unique history
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FOUR FIRST TIMERS VIE TO COMPLETE TINMAN ROHR
March 24th 2015
Wadadli Tinman Triathlon
Four Antiguans and Barbudans have signed up for the ultimate 70.3 mile swim, bike and run AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon challenge set to take place at Morris Bay this Saturday March 28th, 2015.
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YOUTH MEDIA EASTER TRAINING WORKSHOP REGISTRATION OPENS
March 24th 2015
A & B Department of Youth Affairs
The Department of Youth Affairs, in conjunction with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has opened registration for its annual Youth Media Easter Training Workshop, which will run from Tuesday 7th April to Saturday 11th April.
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HILLSIDE HOUSE FOR SALE
March 23rd 2015
Executive Realty
Two bedroom house, with a separate cottage and loft nestled on a hillside at the entrance to Jolly Harbour
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SHOWCASE ANTIGUA BARBUDA DESTINATION SYMPOSIUM
March 23rd 2015
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
The Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association in collaboration with the Antigua Barbuda Tourism Authority hosts the second edition of their Showcase Antigua Barbuda Destination Symposium that will take place at the Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort on June 6th 2015.
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A&B SHOWCASES A FRESH NEW LOOK FOR CRUISE SHIPPING MIAMI
March 23rd 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua and Barbuda Showcases a Fresh New Look for Cruise Shipping Miami (CSM) – North America’s largest Cruise Convention
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EXPLORE ANTIGUA ON A 4WD TOUR
March 23rd 2015
Antigua Buggys
Embark on an exciting off-road adventure in Antigua with Antigua Buggy's guided, 4WD tour.
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BUENA VISTA
March 20th 2015
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
2-bedroom main house with 2-bedroom guest cottage in Paradise View for sale
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SUNSET HILL
March 20th 2015
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
3-bedroom villa overlooking picturesque views of English Harbour within minutes of swimming, sailing and water-sport activities
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TGIF WEEKEND AND EXPLORE WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK!
March 20th 2015
What's On
TGIF! This week’s What’s On Newsletter kicks off the weekend with Friday activities, from chill out spots to party nights around the island.
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SOFT OPENING RATES AT SOUTH POINT
March 19th 2015
South Point
Soft-opening rates offers excellent value for stay at South Point Hotel during Antigua Sailing Week and Antigua Classic Week.
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TED & CLAIRE WEDDING TESTIMONIAL
March 19th 2015
Indigo - Antigua Wedding Planners
Take a look at this raving review of Indigo, written by newlywed couple, Ted and Claire Fletcher
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ADAMI & MARTUCCI NEW SHIPMENT
March 19th 2015
Sterlings/Shades
A new shipment from Adami & Martucci Spring Collection is in store at Sterlings.
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PANDORA'S NEW SPRING COLLECTION
March 19th 2015
Sterlings/Shades
Style comes naturally with these freshly picked favourites from PANDORA's new Spring Collection now in store at Sterlings.
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TGIF WEEKEND EVENT GUIDE
March 18th 2015
What's On
It's almost TGIF time — that calls for happy hour drinks and dinner specials. Click on any of the links for event details and additional information.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 80
March 18th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Steel Pulse to headline Antigua Sailing Week, Antiguan sailor to join Team Abu Dhabi in Volvo Ocean Race and more.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA URGED TO SUPPORT APRIL TEST MATCH
March 18th 2015
Sports, Trade, Industry and Commerce & Culture
The Government of Antigua & Barbuda is urging citizens and residents as well as Caribbean cricket fans to support the first Test match between the West Indies and England from April 13-17, 2015 at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds at North Sound.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK SCHOOL ART COMPETITION
March 18th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week invites school children age 5 – 18 years to enter its Annual Art Competition. The competition will run from Monday 16th March - 17th April 2015.
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“EXQUISITE” ON TRIPADVISOR
March 17th 2015
Catherine's Cafe' Plage
Happy guest uses one word to sum up Catherine’s Café Plage in a five-star rave review on TripAdvisor.
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LIME ONE RATE
March 17th 2015
LIME
Upgrade to LIME One Rate and get one flat affordable rate for pre-paid calls to any network, at any time.
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BLUENOSE II EXHIBITION PART 5 & 6
March 17th 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
The Antigua Yacht Club is announcing the Penultimate Bluenose II - Part 5 (mini) exhibition, which will take place in the AYC Events Centre on Saturday 21st March from 5-7pm.
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ST. MAARTEN HEINEKEN REGATTA SURVEY
March 17th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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
March 17th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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
March 17th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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NAGICO AUTO ASSISTANCE
March 17th 2015
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
Don't get stuck on the side of the road - roadside assistance is now available for private comprehensive policy holders.
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HAMILTON ESTATE APARTMENT #1
March 16th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A fully furnished 2-bedroom apartment in a desirable and private location, on the upper level at Hamilton Estate.
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ALBERTO'S RESTAURANT
March 16th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Priced reduced on 72-seater+ freehold restaurant with fixtures and fittings for sale on 0.5 acre hillside at Willoughby Bay
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NONSUCH BAY APT #711
March 16th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
2-bedroom luxury apartment overlooking the bay and near by islands at Nonsuch Bay for sale at US $550K
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JOLLY HARBOUR BEACH PLOT
March 16th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Beachfront and marina frontage plots for sale within the gated community of Jolly Harbour’s north beachfront development
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ANTIGUAN SAILOR LOUIS SINCLAIR IN VOLVO OCEAN RACE
March 16th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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AYC EASTER SAILING CAMP
March 16th 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
The Antigua Yacht Club hosts an Easter Sailing Camp for ages 8-18 in March and April.
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VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600: STORIES FROM THE RACE COURSE
March 16th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Watch this spectacular film of stories from the race course of the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK NEWSLETTER
March 16th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Steel Pulse to Headline Antigua Sailing Week and Course and Race Updates
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BVI SPRING REGATTA CREWS PREPARE FOR COMPETITIVE RACING
March 16th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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SUNSET LANE
March 13th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
4-bedroom home featuring glorious sunset vistas as name suggest for sale in Dickenson Bay
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LAGOON VIEW
March 13th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
This charming 4-bedroom villa with open lagoon views, situated in a a residential development for sale at 450K
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PRICE REDUCTION - FRECKLES VILLA
March 13th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
4-bedroom villa on Antigua’s winsome west coast price reduced from 495K to 440K for quick sale.
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NEW PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIVISION
March 13th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Absolute Properties announce new division with Ian Drysdale as the head to assist you with your projects from conception to completion.
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COTTON COTTAGE FOR SHORT TERM RENTAL
March 13th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Brand new luxury 4-bedroom villa for short term rental at The Palms
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JHYC PUDDING CLUB RAISES FUNDS FOR SAILABILITY
March 13th 2015
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
The Jolly Harbour Yacht Club’s recent Pudding Club event, held at De Underdog Bar in Jolly Harbour on Monday 2nd March, helped raise a significant sum for the Sailability Programme at the National Sailing Academy.
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SWALINGS EASTER PLAYLIST
March 13th 2015
Swalings Antigua
The Easter Playlist is just around the corner and caters for children 4-12 years with action packed fun.
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STEEL PULSE TO HEADLINE SAILING WEEK AND EXPLORE WHAT’S HOT THIS WEEK!
March 13th 2015
What's On
This week’s What’s On Newsletter highlights the announcement of Steel Pulse set to be the headlining act of Antigua Sailing Week 2015.
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STEEL PULSE TO HEADLINE ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
March 12th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
The big party is finally announced for Tuesday 28th April during Antigua Sailing Week.
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PLOT 448 LIGHTHOUSE DRIVE
March 12th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Pristine beachfront lot on the south-west at North Beach, Jolly Harbour for sale with additional services
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CRABB HILL LAND
March 12th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
A stunning 0.86 acre plot of prime beachfront land for sale on the southwest coast.
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SMITHS APARTMENT
March 13th 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
2-bedroom apartment in Cedar Valley Springs including water, cable TV and internet for rent at $1,100.
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VILLA LA ROTONDA
March 12th 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Luxury 4-bedroom villa with pool set on a hill overlooking Half Moon Bay for rent at 7K.
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RYANS TOWNHOUSE APARTMENTS
March 12th 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
2-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom furnished townhouse apartments for rent in Crosbies at US$1,500.
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“A PERFECT DAY AT SEA!” – CATAMARAN SAILING ANTIGUA
March 11th 2015
Catamaran Sailing Antigua
Tripadvisor.com allows travelers to review where they stayed, dined, and what they got up to on their vacation. Check out this review a happy guest wrote about Catamaran Sailing Antigua.
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VILLA 413F FOR SALE
March 10th 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathrooms house overlooking Jolly Harbour waterfront for sale
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A&B ATTENDS CONFERENCES ON ENERGY, INVESTMENT & TOURISM
March 10th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Delegation attends multiple Conferences in Berlin to Secure Energy Initiatives, Hotel Investment and Increase Tourism Business for the Country
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JOLLY HARBOUR YACHT CLUB NEWSLETTER
March 9th 2015
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
The latest newsletter from the Jolly Harbour Yacht Club highlights the recent Valentine’s Regatta, with a full report on the races and social events.
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SEA CRUISES ABOARD OUR NEW SEA RAY WEEKENDER
March 7th 2015
Bargain Motors
The beach is just the beginning when you board and take a tour by sea in our 24' Sea Ray Weekender and enjoy Swimming, Snorkelling or just relax on one of our many beautiful beaches.
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YOUNG LADIES INVITED TO REGISTER FOR MISS ANTIGUA BARBUDA
March 6th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission is urging females across the country who are interested in vying for the title of the first ever Miss Antigua Barbuda to register.
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THE COVE SUITES FOR SALE
March 6th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
Colonial-style elegance meets first-rate facilities. These exclusive one-bed luxury suites set in an award-winning resort start at just US$425,000.
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RENTAL: VILLA 250E
March 6th 2015
Lush Locations
Weather getting you down? This lovely two-bedroom holiday home is within walking distance of one of Antigua’s best beaches. Available from just US$600 a week. The sun is free of charge.
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ENJOY SPRING BREAK AND EXPLORE WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK!
March 5th 2015
What's On
The Antiguanice.com What's On newsletter brings you all the entertainment, dining, accommodation, tours, services and more to make life in Antigua more enjoyable.
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3 PALMS VILLA
March 4th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
A fantastic three bedroom, two bathroom villa situated on the South Finger of Jolly Harbour.
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ST. JAMES CLUB LAND FOR SALE
March 4th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
This stunning 0.7 acre plot sits on a ridge overlooking the beautiful Willoughby Bay with views that just simply take your breath away.
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SHEER ROCKS CREATES POP UPS
March 4th 2015
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
On three days in the coming months, Sheer Rocks will take their great food and music to a Pop Up location in English Harbour
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“FANTASTIC VIEWS AND GREAT FOOD” - CARMICHAEL'S
March 4th 2015
Carmichael's
Check out this review a happy guest wrote about Carmichael's Restaurant.
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DONATE FOR A VOICE FOR KEVORN
March 4th 2015
Causes@antiguanice.com
Kevorn is a 22 year old young man with so much intelligence, a wonderful nature and a beautiful character but does not have the tools to speak.
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REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR CARNIVAL 2015
March 4th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Registration for Antigua’s Carnival 2015, “The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival”, has officially begun.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2015 LAUNCHED
March 4th 2015
Antigua Carnival
In front of a large crowd, The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission under the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports, Culture & National Festivals, launched the 2015 Carnival festivities on Saturday on Redcliffe Street.
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SPIRIT T-SHIRT MAS & ANGELS J’OUVERT TROUPE
March 4th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Spirit tee shirt mas & Angels J’ouvert Troupe is a fundraising Carnival troupe with the profits from the troupe going to Colin Richards’ medical fund.
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PLOT 27: HALF MOON BAY
March 3rd 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
CIP-approved development plot available for sale near by Half Moon Bay
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PRIVATE SECTOR TRADE MISSION TO GUADELOUPE & MARTINIQUE
March 3rd 2015
A & B Coalition of Service Industries
The Antigua and Barbuda Coalition of Service Industries invites interested firms to participate in a Private Sector Trade Mission to Guadeloupe and Martinique.
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FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING IN BARBUDA COMPLETED
March 3rd 2015
National Office of Disaster Services
Thirteen individuals in Barbuda completed a one-week training to establish a team of persons on the sister-isle as first responders.
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ISLAND ACADEMY ART SHOW
February 25th 2015
Island Academy International
Wine, Sushi & Art on March 7 at The Larder, featuring student art
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CARIBBEAN JR. INVITATIONAL RAFFLE
March 3rd 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tennis Association
The ABTA thanks LIME, Jumby Bay, Blue Waters and Sign's and Impressions for being a part of the Caribbean Jr. Invitational Raffle.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #79
March 3rd 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Phaedo3 and Bella Mente Shine in RORC Caribbean 600; Antigua Laser Championships Coming Soon.
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AUA EMIG ATHLETIC HEALTH FAIR
March 2nd 2015
AUA Medical School
Athletes urged to get immediate attention after injuries
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FIT & FUN UNDER THE SUN, MAY 16-23
March 2nd 2015
Curtain Bluff Spa
Join Curtain Bluff for another fit and fun-filled week in May with celebrity fitness trainer
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VILLA 421A
March 2nd 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Stunning and spacious waterfront residence with dock on Jolly Harbour North Finger for sale
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14TH ANNUAL ANTIGUA LASER OPEN
March 2nd 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
Antigua Yacht Club will host the 14th Annual Antigua Laser Open March 28 and 29.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: THE FINEST YACHT RACE IN THE CARIBBEAN
March 2nd 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Antigua witnessed possibly the finest yacht race in the Caribbean as the 66-boat fleet racing in the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 set off on 23 February.
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SUCCESSFUL 2015 EDITION FOR THE ROUND MARTINIQUE REGATTA
March 2nd 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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VILLA FLORIANA DUPLEX FOR RENT
March 2nd 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
5-bedroom apartment, upper and lower units with fantastic views for long and short term rental
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VIDEO: PHAEDO 3 AT THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
March 2nd 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Check out this fantastic video of the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 from Phaedo 3’s perspective.
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HEINEKEN REGATTA AT ST MAARTEN YACHT CLUB
March 2nd 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Sint Maarten Yacht Club the place to be for sailors during the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.
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MIRAMAR SAILING NEWSLETTER
March 2nd 2015
Miramar Sailing
Check out the latest news from Miramar Sailing in their newsletter, highlighting their RYA Maritime Courses, Day Sailing and Yacht Racing Opportunities.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA
March 2nd 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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