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GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
December 12th 2017
40Knots
Share the love this Christmas by giving the gift of Kite-surfing, Windsurfing or Stand-Up Paddling lessons with 40Knots.
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SANDALS GRANDE REOPENING
December 12th 2017
Sandals Grande Antigua
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort on schedule for December reopening.
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LIFE'S-A-PICNIC BACK IN THE WATER FROM 20 DECEMBER
December 12th 2017
Life's-a-Picnic
Start planning and booking your Champagne and Gourmet Picnic charter with Life's-a-Picnic.
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"BUILDING BACK BETTER" WORKSHOP
December 12th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
In aid of Barbuda crisis recovery efforts, NODS and the UNDP presented a technical workshop on Friday, December 8th.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 126
December 8th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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SUNDAY SESSIONS ON THE ROCKS, AT THE BEACH AND IN THE BAR
December 7th 2017
What's On
Around the island there are some excellent options to celebrate, party, and chill, depending on your preferences.
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MIX AND MATCH WINES AND SPIRITS AT CORK AND BASKET
December 7th 2017
A. S. Bryden and Sons (Antigua) Ltd.
Re-discover the Mix and Match special on select bottles of Wines and Spirits at The Cork and Basket
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SUBWAY PLATTERS FOR YOUR CHISTMAS PARTY
December 7th 2017
Subway
Choose from preset platters or design it your way, then throw in a mix of tasty cookies to top it all off.
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CSA REAFFIRMS FOCUS ON SAILING DEVELOPMENT
December 6th 2017
Caribbean Sailing Association
The 2017 Caribbean Sailing Association’s Annual General Meeting was held last week in Antigua.
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WE WANT YOU TO STAY
December 6th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
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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CQS TAKES LINE HONOURS
December 6th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Ludde Ingvall's Australian Maxi CQS finished the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race taking Monohull Line Honours.
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ABSAR DECEMBER 2017 NEWSLETTER
December 5th 2017
Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue
ABSAR highlights ongoing hurricane relief efforts, the Calendar of Events 2017 – 2018, and more.
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RICHARD WATSON & CO: DECEMBER NEWSLETTER
December 5th 2017
Richard Watson & Company
View the hottest property, featured listings and building plots, and more in this month's real estate newsletter.
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DOLPHIN, THE ARCTIC SEAL CHILDREN’S BOOK
December 5th 2017
The Best of Books & Made In Antigua
Author, Joanne C. Hillhouse releases her latest children’s book, Lost! A Caribbean Sea Adventure.
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XMAS INCENTIVE - EARLY ENTRIES FOR ASW 2018 
December 5th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Early entrants will be gifted a copy of the informative book - Antigua Sailing Week: The First 50 Years.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ONE WEEK OUT FROM TWAC START
December 4th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Depending on weather, the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge will start on 12th December.
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TIGER TYSON 2ND IN THE WORLD AFTER YOUTH WORLDS
December 4th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
A great performance for Antigua's Tiger Tyson despite collisions and penalty points.
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NOCTURNAL 8 NYE PARTY
December 4th 2017
What's On
Read all about the party including the entertainment line-up, ticket outlets, and watch the introductory video of DJ Willy Chin of Black Chiney Sounds.
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SAILABILITY ANTIGUA TO OPEN IN JOLLY HARBOUR
December 4th 2017
National Sailing Academy
Sailability Antigua is going to open a second location in Jolly Harbour in January.
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SEASHELL & BEACH THEMED XMAS DECORATIONS AVAILABLE
December 1st 2017
Silver Chelles
Silver Chelles has an amazing collection of old favourites plus some gorgeous newbies in store.
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CREW WELCOME FOR SATURDAY SAILING
December 1st 2017
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
The Jolly Harbour Yacht Club welcomes individuals to join the crew for Saturday Sailing.
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DINING SPECIALS & ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTS
December 1st 2017
Club House
The Club House will have music nightly from now and through to December 10th. Don't miss their weekly dining specials and entertainment nights.
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ART FOR THE ISLANDS & WHAT'S ON
November 30th 2017
What's On
This week's newsletter features Art for the Islands fundraiser in aid of Barbuda and Dominica, Christmas fairs, party nights with Guest DJ, Luyo from Italy,special offers & much more.
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HURRICANE SEASON ENDS
November 30th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Although the season has officially ended residents should continue to be on alert since storms have formed and made impact outside of the season.
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THROWING DOWN THE GAUNTLET FOR ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2018
November 30th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week moves into a new era in 2018 as the start of the next 50 years of racing kicks off from April 28th to May 4th, 2018.
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NEW BOOK "EXPLORE ANTIGUA & BARBUDA" SET TO LAUNCH
November 29th 2017
What's On
From Amerindians to Carnival. This new book invites you to explore Antigua & Barbuda’s rich history and culture.
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ISLAND FUSION OPEN AT NATIONAL SAILING ACADEMY
November 29th 2017
Island Fusion
Island Fusion has moved to their new home in the grounds of the National Sailing Academy in English Harbour.
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JHYC ANNUAL REGATTA 2017 RESULTS
November 29th 2017
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
A wonderful couple of days, over 18 - 19 November, sailing with 16 boats entering the event.
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DOGS & CATS OF ANTIGUA CALENDAR 2018
November 29th 2017
Dogs and Cats of Antigua
The calendars are EC$25, and all proceeds benefit Dogs and Cats of Antigua. It enables rescues, feeding, foster programmes and much more.
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STCW UPDATING THIS WEEK WITH ONDECK
November 28th 2017
Ondeck
Ondeck offers MCA approved STCW Updating courses this week: US$525.
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WHY ANTIGUA? WE ASKED A SAILOR, WHO ELSE!
November 27th 2017
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Gordon Cossar is embarking on his tenth winter in Antigua and living in Jolly Harbour.We asked him why.
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CHRISTMAS FAIRS
December 6th 2017
What's On
Save the dates and don't miss the Christmas Fairs and Markets happening island-wide through December 2017.
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FOR RENT: VILLA 220A
November 24th 2017
Island Living Ltd
Beautiful waterfront villa on the South finger of Jolly Harbour with magnificent views across the Marina is renting at US$1,250 Weekly.
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FOR RENT: VILLA 229F
November 24th 2017
Island Living Ltd
This perfect holiday spot for couples or families is available from 11/12/17 to 10/01/18 at £995 per week for the Christmas period, and from 19/02/18 to 19/03/18 for £799 per week.
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REPAIRS AND REBUILDING IN BARBUDA
November 24th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
NODS is winding down the emergency phase following Hurricane Irma and is getting ready for phase two of the operation, which is the re-building process.
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FOR SALE: TOWNHOUSE #2
November 23rd 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Newly built and fully furnished three bedroom, two en-suite bath waterfront townhouses in Jolly Harbour are available for sale at US$650,000.
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DO TURKEY DAY THE ANTIGUAN WAY & WHAT'S ON
November 23rd 2017
What's On
This week's newsletter features where you dine at for a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal, party nights, cooking, classes,farmer's market and lots more.
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FOR RENT: TRADEWINDS #65
November 23rd 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Situated on a hill overlooking Dickenson Bay, superb views of the Caribbean Sea can be seen from every room in this house. Seasonal rates apply from US$665 per week.
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FOR SALE: STARDUST
November 23rd 2017
Luxury Locations Antigua
A sensational abode ideally located within the popular gated community of Jolly Harbour with its abundant amenities. Price: POA.
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VOTE FOR THE CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
November 21st 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua and Barbuda's two nominees are Jake Kelsick, Professional Kiteboarder & Jetworth "Pat" Richardson - Frigate Bird Tours.
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DETAILS OF BARBUDA ASSESSMENT
November 21st 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
A detailed damage assessment conducted in Barbuda has revealed that the highest number of structures received little or no damage from Hurricane Irma in September.
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ENFORCEMENT OF SMALL CRAFT REGULATIONS 2017
November 21st 2017
Dept. of Marine Services & Merchant Shipping
Unless excepted, it is now an offense to operate small craft, without a valid Safety Certificate and License and be properly marked.
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TWO APARTMENTS AVAILABLE FOR RENT
November 20th 2017
Lord View Manor
Short term rental for one month has been reduced to US$2,000 and includes US$100 electricity & water credit and more.
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NELSON'S DOCKYARD ERECTS BINS FOR RECYCLABLES
November 20th 2017
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Join the National Parks Authority in not only keeping the environment clean but adopting prudent and conscious waste management habits.
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DIGICEL TO RECTIFY BILLING ERROR ON LTE HOME INTERNET
November 20th 2017
Digicel
The error has resulted in incorrect charges being posted to accounts. Credits are currently being applied to all accounts.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 125
November 17th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
10 Reasons to Support Team Antigua and more yachting news.
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10 REASONS TO SUPPORT TEAM ANTIGUA
November 17th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
If you needed it, here are 10 reasons to support Team Antigua in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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UWI & DFID TEAM REVIEW RESPONSE TO HURRICANES
November 17th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The teams will be conducting a review of Antigua and Barbuda’s response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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8TH SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA
November 17th 2017
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
The magnificent fleet will take part in five spectacular races held over four days from January 31st - February, 4th 2018.
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SALTY DAWG RALLY ARRIVING IN ANTIGUA
November 17th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The 2017 Salty Dawg Fall Rally is underway and Antigua has so far welcomed a number of participants.
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FOR SALE: THE LONG HOUSE
November 17th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A spacious 4-bedroom estate home located in the private, upscale residential community known as “The Peninsula” is for sale at US$2.45 million.
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DIGICEL ENHANCES CUSTOMER CARE IN RETAIL STORES
November 17th 2017
Digicel
The team, headed by Athena Joseph will play a critical role in delivering after sales support to all Digicel customers on island.
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ROCCO FALCONE 2ND IN CORAL REEF REGATTA
November 17th 2017
Antigua Yacht Club
Congratulations are in order for Rocco who excelled at the Annual Coral Reef Regatta in Miami – he tied for 1st in points and on a count back got 2nd Overall.
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FLEET BUILDING FOR 10TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600
November 17th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Over 40 yachts have officially entered the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting from Antigua on February 19th, 2018.
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LA DOLCE VITA IN ENGLISH HARBOUR & WHAT
November 16th 2017
What's On
This week's newsletter features the continuation of restaurants who have reopened for the new season in the English Harbour area, events this weekend, thanksgiving menus and more.
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GET 20% DISCOUNT OFF TAKE-OUT MEALS
November 16th 2017
Club House
The Club House is open for lunch from Mondays - Fridays only! Delicious pastas and a special Sushi lunch menu are available every week.
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GIFT CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE
November 16th 2017
Irie Fire Studio
Make this Christmas special by giving a loved one the opportunity to make music in a world class recording facility; Irie Fire Studio.
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CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES TO VISIT ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
November 16th 2017
What's On
His Royal Highness’s visit comes following the widespread devastation in the region caused by Hurricanes Irma & Maria.
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TIGER TYSON OFF TO TT:R YOUTH WORLDS IN BRAZIL
November 15th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Tiger leaves on 20th November for Barra Grande, Brazil, for TT:R Slalom Youth World Championships (Under 19).
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SUN RA RESTAURANT IS OFFICIALLY OPEN
November 14th 2017
Sun Ra
They would also like to say a big thank you to their guests for supporting them on this incredible journey.
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DIGICEL PARTNERS WITH BONNIE FLOYD MINISTRIES
November 14th 2017
Digicel
Digicel recently cemented their commitment to Bonnie Floyd Ministries to bring the Miracle of Christmas to the children of Barbuda.
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APARTMENT HOUSE, FALMOUTH
November 14th 2017
Richard Watson & Company
Six bedroom house in Horsford Hill with superb sea views across Falmouth Harbour is selling at a reduced price of US$450,000.
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FOR SALE: TWILLINGATE HOUSE
November 29th 2017
Richard Watson & Company
2-bed, 2-bath detached house set on half an acre of secluded private gardens in the rain forest close to Wallings Dam. Just reduced to US$325,000.
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ONDECK NEWSLETTER
November 14th 2017
Ondeck
The latest edition of the newsletter highlights the 2018 Caribbean Regatta Season, Regatta Calendar 2018 - 2022, Training Courses and more.
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BARBUDA RESTORE AND REBUILD FUNDRAISER
November 13th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
Only 150 tickets are available for the fundraising Dinner, Gala & Auction on Thursday, November 16th at Jumby Bay Estate House.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 229F IN JOLLY HARBOUR
November 13th 2017
Antigua Estates
A newly refurbished and modern two bedroom waterfront villa is for sale at a reduced price of US$249,000 from $350,000.
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