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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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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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NATIONAL DRESS DAY COMPETITION
October 27th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission is seeking the full participation of all Antiguans and Barbudans on National Dress day.
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SPONSORS CONFIRMED FOR CLASSICS 2018
October 25th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Newport Shipyard and Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame to join the faithfuls at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
October 18th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
One Hundred Volunteers are needed to assist with the Independence clean up efforts on Barbuda slated for October 25th.
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SUPPORT TEAM ANTIGUA ROWERS
October 9th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
With less than 64 days to go in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, help Team Antigua make it to the start line by being a sponsor or donate.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - BUSINESS AS USUAL
October 9th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, the highly acclaimed 600-mile offshore race will start as scheduled in Antigua on 19th February 2018.
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NEW RACING MANAGER APPOINTED
October 4th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The Royal Ocean Racing Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Stone.
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FRANCIS NUNES JR. MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT CANCELLED
September 25th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The upcoming Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament event at the Nelson's Dockyard expected to begin on September 23rd was tentatively rescheduled for September 30.
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FOR RENT: POP UP LAZY LOUNGE
September 18th 2017
Lazy Bones Beanbags
Transform your wedding, beach lime, event or party into stunning luxury. Up to 50 colour matched red and white beanbag loungers delivered and picked up anywhere in Antigua.
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MSJMC PREPARES FOR HURRICANE IRMA
September 4th 2017
Mount St. John's Medical Centre
Officials at MSJMC will activate Phase 3 of its Hurricane Management Plan from today in response to threats associated with Hurricane Irma.
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STUFF THE BUS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
August 29th 2017
Harper's Office Depot
Support Harper's initiative to empower young minds by participating in their Stuff the Bus promotion.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
August 22nd 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Antigua Sports Fishing is currently seeking a Website Administrator and VHF Operator to manage incoming calls from various boats during the tournament.
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TEAM ANTIGUA COMPLETE 200-MILE TRAINING ROW
August 21st 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Training for the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge continues for Team Antigua.
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ANTIGUA ATLANTIC ROWERS MAGAZINE ARTICLE
August 2nd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Eli shares an insightful piece in a new article for a magazine on the Atlantic Rowers feat and Antigua's selected charity.
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DOWNLOAD ANTIGUA CARNIVAL APP
July 28th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Watch all the fetes and biggest street parties live during Antigua 60th Carnival by downloading the App for Android, Iphone and Windows.
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OFFICIAL PARADE ROUTES FOR ANTIGUA CARNIVAL
July 27th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Don't miss out on the festivities or get caught in traffic. Check out the official parade dates and routes during Antigua Carnival 2017.
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HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR CARNIVAL
June 29th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Read the statement by Chief Medical Officer on major concerns during Carnival especially the excessive consumption of alcohol.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2017 SCHEDULE
June 29th 2017
Antigua Carnival
Check out the schedule of events for Antigua 60th Carnival which kicks off with the Iron Band Competition on July 27th and ends on August 8th.
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2017 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE WINNER
June 23rd 2017
Nicole's Table
For the third year in a row, Nicole's Table is proud to announce they have received the coveted award.
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51ST FISHING TOURNAMENT SET NEW PARTICIPATION RECORDS
June 9th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The tournament has now become one of the largest fishing events in the Caribbean registering a record 47 teams.
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REGISTER FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
June 1st 2017
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Get your recipes ready for the competition and submit your registration form by June 15th, 2017.
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FIRST SIX DELEGATES NAMED FOR JAYCEES QUEEN SHOW
May 25th 2017
Antigua Carnival
The first six delegates have been named and their pictures released for the 56th Miss Jaycees Queen show on Sunday, July 30th.
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SUMMER OF 60 DAY PASS AVAILABLE
June 12th 2017
Ana's On the Beach
Enjoy the ultimate beach day when you purchase the Summer Day Pass for Friday, Saturday or Sunday at Ana's on the Beach.
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BARBUDA CARNIVAL SCHEDULE
May 17th 2017
Barbuda Caribana
Take a look at the calendar of events for Barbuda Caribana and start making plans to enjoy music and splendor beyond your wildest dreams over June 1st - 5th, 2017.
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IMPORTANT RULE CHANGE FOR FRANCIS NUNES JR. MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT
August 21st 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
All boats who plan to enter the upcoming Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament must be in Nelson's Dockyard with their Team registered by 6:00 pm on Friday, September 22nd.
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ACYR - AND THE WINNER IS...
April 26th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
See the winners of the exciting 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai which concluded in Nelson's Dockyard on Tuesday, April 25th.
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ACYR - THE INCREDIBLE FINALE
April 25th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
At the end of Race 4, there was a unanimous decision amongst the fleet that the Regatta Committee ordered and received flawless weather.
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HIHO SPONSORS TEAM ANTIGUA
April 25th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Rowing 24-hours a day for an estimated 35-days in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, the team will be protected wearing HIHO Suntek shirts.
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ACYR - LOAD THAT CANNON
April 24th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Some consider the Cannon Course the easiest of the four races but on Sunday, April 23rd, the weather and seas turned it into more of a high test challenge.
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ACYR - IT JUST GETS BETTER AND BETTER
April 24th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Mother Nature turned up the volume for the second day of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Since it was the Butterfly course, yachts were tested on every point of sail.
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AND SAIL HARD THEY DID IN THE FIRST RACE OF CLASSICS
April 22nd 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The first race in the series of four took place with ENE winds of 14 knots accompanied by relatively calm seas.
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WHAT A WAY TO START ANTIGUA'S CLASSICS
April 22nd 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
With a backdrop of spectacular vessels flanking Nelson’s Dockyard, the first of Panerai’s Classic Yachts Challenge got underway on Wednesday.
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HAPPENING NOW IN THE DOCKYARD
April 19th 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
English Harbour is electric with excitement as boats sail in for the 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta set over April 19th - April 24th, 2017.
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ANNUAL KITE FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED
April 18th 2017
A & B International Kite Festival
Due to bad weather the Annual Kite Festival which was previously set for Easter Monday, has now been rescheduled to Sunday, April 30th.
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DIETITIAN WANTED
April 13th 2017
Mount St. John's Medical Centre
Mount St. John's Medical Centre are seeking suitably qualified applicants to fill the role of Dietitian. Submit resume with two letters of reference by May 5th, 2017.
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AFTERWORDS FROM CEO & RACE DIRECTOR OF TWAC
March 30th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Read the latest from Carsten Heron Olsen, CEO & Race Director of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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HIGHLIGHTS OF UPCOMING 51ST SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
March 24th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Take a look at the highlights of the upcoming tournament set over June 2nd - June 4th, 2017.
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DARYL ARRIVES SAFELY IN ANTIGUA
March 23rd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
After 96 days and 13 hours at sea, Daryl Farmer safely arrived on March 21st in English Harbour to an emotional reunion with friends, family and loved ones.
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TEAM ANTIGUA 100-MILE TRAINING ROW
March 23rd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Antigua continue their training for the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge with a recent row to St. Maarten.
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MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS TO 32º NORTH
March 8th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
32º North arrived on Friday, much quicker than the latest forecasts were predicting.
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REGISTER FOR ANNUAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
March 2nd 2017
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Register and drop off competition plants for Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society 8th Annual Flower and Garden Show on April 6th and April 7th.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TWAC17
March 2nd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Antigua have had some new and exciting developments recently in their campaign.
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IMPORTANT INFO FOR ABSF 51ST TOURNAMENT
February 28th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
All Bill fish caught & released during the Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic and Marlin Division must be authenticated by video only.
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FINAL HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO: REVIEW OF THE 2017 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 28th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
77 boats, 600 miles, 30 nations, 11 Caribbean Islands, 1 Amazing race. View the final highlights.
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A TOTALLY UNIQUE RACE - RORC CARIBBEAN 600 CONCLUDES
February 27th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The 2017 edition will be remembered for highly competitive racing throughout the fleet, with American yachts winning the major prizes.
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DAY 5: MORE WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 24th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Hap Fauth's American Maxi72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.
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VIDEO 3: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - EARLY FINISHERS
February 24th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Watch the video of the whale sightings, interviews with early finishers; Lloyd Thornburg, Giovanni Soldini & more in the RORC Caribbean 600.
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REGISTER FOR ANTIGUA & BARBUDA SPORTS FISHING TOURNAMENT
February 23rd 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Fish for an opportunity to represent your club and country in the Offshore World Championships in Costa Rica.
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30TH ACYR TO BE HOSTED AT WORLD HERITAGE SITE
February 23rd 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 30th Antigua Classics Regatta is set to be held in UNESCO World Heritage Site - Nelson’s Dockyard over April 19th - 25th, 2017.
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DAY 4: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - EPIC WIN FOR BELLA MENTE
February 23rd 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Bella Mente crossed the finish line just 14 minutes ahead of Proteus to set the bar for the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.
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DAY 3: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - RAMBLER 88 TAKES MONOHULL LINE HONOURS
February 22nd 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88 finished the race at 11 hrs, 56 mins, 17 secs.
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DAY 3: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - MULTIHULL LINE HONOURS FOR PHAEDO3
February 22nd 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
While the multihull race record was not broken this year, Phaedo3 and Maserati had an incredible 600 mile high-speed duel.
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DAY 2: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - MORE ARGYLL THAN ANTIGUA
February 21st 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
After a champagne start to the race there was a huge change in weather conditions by the end of the first day.
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VIDEO 2: START HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 21st 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Watch highlights with aerial footage from the spectacular start of the RORC Caribbean 600 as 77 boats took the start in Antigua for the race.
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SOLO ROWER ELAINE HOPLEY SETS NEW RECORD AND LATEST TWAC UPDATE
February 21st 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Elaine Hopley now holds the race record for the fastest female solo crossing.
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AN AWE INSPIRING START TO THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 20th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The race started in magnificent conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean.
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SPRING RAFFLE TICKETS AVAILABLE
February 20th 2017
Island Academy International
Pick up your tickets for Island Academy International School, Spring raffle to stand a chance to win some super prizes! Tickets on sale at the school and various outlets such as the larder.
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ABNORMAL WEATHER FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 20th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The 2017 edition can be summed up with "It's normally not like this". Where as most years have seen moderate to strong trade winds.
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VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 PRE-START HIGHLIGHTS
February 20th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Watch the pre-start party atmosphere and interviews with some of the owners and crews as they prepare for this epic race.
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SPECTACULAR OPENING FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 20th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
It was a busy scene around the docks as crews prepare for the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 on Monday, February 20th.
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HOW TO FOLLOW THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 17th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
See where to watch the race from shore-side, the exclusion zone, or where to track the fleet or join the virtual game.
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RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 17th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
A fleet of over 80 yachts is expected for the ninth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 in which 900 sailors from 30 different nations will race non-stop.
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CATERING SERVICE AVAILABLE
October 16th 2017
Ana's On the Beach
Ana's on the Beach has a newly revamped menu for the 2017- 2018 season, and are catering for large groups, private events, business conference lunch or any special occasion.
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WATCH THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 15th 2017
Dive Carib
Book your spot early to watch the start of the race from the water and then head out on a snorkeling trip on Monday, February 20th with Dive Carib.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 SHAPING UP
February 14th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
See how the RORC entry list is shaping up with a fleet of about 80 boats, the exclusion zone and where to watch or follow the race.
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CLASSICS IN THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 8th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Among the spectacular entries this year are two colossal schooners; Eleonora and Adela, with at least 12 classic-designed yachts joining them on the race course.
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ANTIGUA WELCOMES WAYNE AND OTHERS FROM TWAC16
February 8th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Nelson’s Dockyard has been buzzing with excitement recently with each team arrival for the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE
February 6th 2017
Steph & Vladas Studio
Learn how to take beautiful photos with Steph, every Thursday from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Underdog in Jolly Harbour. EC$25 per class for Jolly Harbour Yacht Club members & EC$35 for non- members.
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30TH ACYR TO BE HOSTED AT UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
February 3rd 2017
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The exquisitely restored 18th century Dockyard is the perfect stage for this world-class sailing event.
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COME OUT TO WELCOME WAYNE AND TEAM FACING IT IN THE TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
February 2nd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Antigua resident Wayne Johnson arrives tomorrow with Facing It in TWAC16.
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BOATS ARRIVING TONIGHT IN TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
February 1st 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Two more of the boats will be arriving; Soulo Gav - manned by a solo rower and American Oarsmen.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP AND RECORD ENTRIES
January 25th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The Royal Ocean Racing Club has partnered with Rolex SA, adding the RORC Caribbean 600 to the leading Swiss watchmaker's prestigious roster of yachting events around the world.
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TEAM ANTIGUA TRAINING AND SPONSOR SEEKING CONTINUES
January 25th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
A recent training trip to Redonda and continued appeal for sponsors for TWAC17.
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ROW 4 JAMES - A CHARITY RECORD
January 24th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The second vessel to complete the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and have so far raised over 500 thousand pounds, a record for their charity geared at suicide prevention.
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MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA VIBRATES WITH CREATIVE ENERGY
January 23rd 2017
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Seven writers explored the creative process, written and spoken word through exercises.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - WINNING WAYS
January 20th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
More than 70 yachts are expected to take part in the race with 16 entries, and several serious race teams with a chance of winning the overall trophy.
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LATITUDE 35 SMASH TWAC RACE AND WORLD RECORD
January 19th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Latitude 35 arrived in Antigua on January 18th at 09:33 pm local time after 35 days, 14 hours and 3 minutes.
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TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD - 2016
May 30th 2016
Nicole's Table
Nicole's Table earns TripAdvisor's coveted Certificate of Excellence a second year in a row!
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DOWNLOAD ACTION SHOTS
January 11th 2017
40Knots
Guests of 40KNOTS can now download their spectacular shots in action whilst kite-surfing, windsurfing and stand up paddling.
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TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE UPDATE
January 11th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The teams are rowing along at great pace – with teams Latitude 35 and Row for James well ahead of the fleet.
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GIVE THE GIFT OF ABHS MEMBERSHIP
January 4th 2017
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Give the gift of Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society membership by renewing your membership and giving one as a gift or sign up to be a volunteer.
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XMAS DAY CHAMPAGNE PARTY FOR CHARITY
December 23rd 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Your attendance will help to raise funds for various charities, so head out and support this worthy cause.
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THE RACE IS ON FOR TWAC16
December 21st 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
It’s now day 7 and we are dot-watching in Antigua for the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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CHRISTMAS TREATS AVAILABLE
December 14th 2016
Ticchio-Italian Food and Wine "The Shop"
Check out Ticchio Italian Food and Wine for Christmas cakes such as Panettone, Pandoro, Panforte, chocolate and more.
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WHAT’S IN STORE
December 7th 2016
Turtle's Surf Shop
Stop in to Turtle’s Surf Shop at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and check out a range of beach gear, focused on products that are environmentally friendly and sustainable.
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LET THE FINAL COUNTDOWN BEGIN
December 7th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
With considerable anticipation and excitement, the town of San Sebastian in La Gomera is again gearing up for the annual Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge!
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CASTAWAYS ANTIGUA REVAMPED
December 5th 2016
Castaways On The Beach
Now under new management, Castaways Antigua has a new look and vibe! They have revamped their entire facility, menu and decor.
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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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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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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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GIFT BASKETS & GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
November 21st 2016
Ticchio-Italian Food and Wine "The Shop"
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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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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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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BEACHLIMERZ OPENING TIMES
October 27th 2017
BeachLimerZ
This Sunday, October 29th, from 12 noon - 6:00 pm, BeachlimerZ presents a fabulous menu to prep you for the big relief concert.
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TEAM FACING IT SEEKS SPONSORSHIP
October 28th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
With the loss of their headline sponsorship they may not be able to enter the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and row for their charity.
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LIVE BANDS SCHEDULE FOR JUNE - AUGUST, 2017
June 19th 2017
Sottovento Beach Club
Check out the live bands schedule for June - August, 2017 and pass by for a drink and enjoy the music at Sottovento Beach Club.
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FRANCIS NUNES JR. MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT RESULTS
October 27th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Although the fishing was slow this year, 23 boats and teams entered. The land based activities were full of life.
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DRONE SERVICES OFFERED
October 27th 2016
Viva Caribbean Media Group
Book your real estate, commercial, concert, music video needs and much more with the best Drone operators in the Caribbean, Viva Caribbean Media Group.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TWAC17
October 25th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Antigua recently took on strong weather from (then) Tropical Storm Matthew in efforts to accustom themselves to harsh weather they may encounter in the 2017/18 rowing challenge.
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ACYR - EVERY ONE A CLASSIC
October 25th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Some of the world’s most celebrated vintage vessels are already registered for next year’s highly anticipated 30th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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INDEPENDENCE APP LAUNCHED
October 24th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Download the official App of Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission and watch the live events of Antigua and Barbuda 35th Independence Celebrations.
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NEW LONG RANGE DIVE BOAT FOR SUMMER 2017
October 3rd 2016
Dive Carib
Book your inter island dive trips for Antigua & Barbuda, Redonda, St. Kitts & Nevis, Guadeloupe, Montserrat and Ava’s island with Dive Carib.
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STEPH & VLADAS SALON AND PHOTO STUDIO REOPENS
September 28th 2016
Steph & Vladas Studio
With new hair products, luxury retail packages & items and an entirely new nail service from October 3rd.
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HOMES, FAMILIES & GARDENS FESTIVAL COMPETITION
September 16th 2016
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Register by September 30th to compete in the garden competition or the poetry and research segment in HFGF Competition.
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INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CALYPSO COMPETITION
September 8th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Register by September 16th at the Antigua & Barbuda Festivals Commission for the 35th Independence Anniversary Calypso Competition.
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SUBMIT IDEAS FOR INDEPENDENCE THEME
September 8th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua & Barbuda Festival Commission is asking members of the public to submit ideas for this year's 35th Independence Anniversary theme.
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ONLINE QUOTATION PLATFORM LAUNCHED
September 7th 2016
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
Brysons Insurance announces the launch of its new online quotation platform. Visit their website to get a quote for coverage on your vehicle, home or contents.
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COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR 30TH ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
August 29th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Preparations are in full swing for the ACYR, sponsored by Panerai, which will hold its landmark 30th annual event next April.
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HARPER'S STUFF THE BUS PROMOTION
August 26th 2016
Harper's Office Depot
Support Harper's initiative to empower young minds by participating in their Stuff the Bus promotion. A 40% discount will be applied to purchases of school supplies for the this cause.
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FUNDRAISING CONTINUES FOR TEAM FACING IT
August 24th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
South African Team Facing It with Antigua’s Wayne Johnson continue fundraising efforts.
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NEW SEASON, NEW HAIR MENU
October 11th 2017
Steph & Vladas Studio
Steph & Vlada's Studio has introduced a new hair menu for the new season. All colour services now include a blow-dry!
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SEVENSTAR CONFIRMED AS OFFICIAL LOGISTICS PARTNER
August 4th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
For the RORC Caribbean 600, starting in Antigua on February 20th, 2017.
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CARNIVAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY RESULTS
August 4th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for Carnival Monday and Tuesday winners of Band of the Year, King & Queen of the Band, J'ouvert and Mas troupes and more.
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BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING
August 4th 2016
Harper's Office Depot
Take in your Back to School checklist to Harper's Office Depot and they will help you locate and check off your items.
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OFFICIAL PARADE ROUTES FOR CARNIVAL 2016
July 28th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Check out the routes and assembly points for the parades such as J'ouvert morning, Parade of the Bands and Last Lap.
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CARNIVAL TICKETS OUTLETS
July 27th 2016
Antigua Carnival
View the outlets where you can purchase tickets for the Carnival events such as the Party Monarch and Soca Monarch competitions.
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TEAM ANTIGUA SEEKS SPONSORS FOR TWAC 2017
July 26th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Antigua has begun the appeal for sponsors to join them on their tremendous journey.
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NELSON'S DOCKYARD NAMED WORLD HERITAGE SITE
July 18th 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
UNESCO, at their 40th meeting in Istanbul, inscribed Nelson's Dockyard as one of four World Heritage Sites.
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VOLUNTEERS WANTED
July 5th 2016
Mount St. John's Medical Centre
MSJMC is recruiting healthy volunteers for Computed Tomography or CT Staff Training Participation from July 18th - 22nd, 2016.
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REGISTER EARLY FOR ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
July 4th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Get discounted rates when you sign up before March 1st, 2017 for Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, set over April 19th - 25th, 2017.
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PARTY MONARCH SEMI-FINALISTS
June 30th 2016
Antigua Carnival
See the semi-finalists in the Groovy and Jumpy categories of FLOW Party Monarch competition which was held on June 27 & June 28th.
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RULES FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
June 22nd 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
For those who have already entered the contest the requirements are different so make sure you read the new outline carefully.
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MATERNITY PHOTOSHOOT
June 22nd 2016
Viva Caribbean Media Group
Celebrate your pregnancy and make a booking for memorable and stunning maternity portraits done by Viva Caribbean Media Group.
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TEAM FACING IT FOR TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2016
June 16th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Antigua Resident Wayne Johnson will be joining in the grueling feat this year at the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge starting in December 2016.
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REGISTER FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MANGO FESTIVAL
June 13th 2016
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Vendors desirous in plying their trade at the Mango Festival on July 24th and July 25th are asked to register before July 15th.
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ADJUDICATORS WORKSHOP
June 8th 2016
Antigua Carnival
Individuals desirous of becoming a Pan Competition Adjudicator can sharpen their skills during a two day workshop set over June 24th - June 25th.
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TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TALISKER WHISKEY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2017
June 7th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
A new Antiguan team will soon begin training for the challenge starting in 2017.
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SAILORS FOR THE SEA AWARDS ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
May 27th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (ACYR) is the proud recipient of the Silver Level Clean Regattas certification awarded by Sailors for the Sea.
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ABSF - LIMING WITH THE FISHES
May 25th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
A unique Sport Fishing Tournament in Antigua & Barbuda, it's not just the fishing, it's the lime and an undiscovered Caribbean tradition.
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NATIONAL PARK EMPLOYEES MAKE DONATION TO FIENNES
May 20th 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The Institute was on the receiving end by gesture of a group of employees of the National Parks Authority.
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50TH A&B SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
May 20th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Results for the 50th A&B Sport Fishing Tournament and the Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic.
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THE LATEST ON PEARNS POINT
May 18th 2016
Orange Limited
At this point, 15 plots of prime land have been sold and this week marked the start of building the first Piet Boon villa on the beach.
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TURTLE'S SURF SHOP OPEN ON SATURDAYS ONLY
May 13th 2016
Turtle's Surf Shop
Stay tuned for some big changes in the very near future as they prepare to celebrate their upcoming 5th anniversary.
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PANERAI PRIZE GIVING FOR THE 29TH EDITION OF ANTIGUA CLASSICS
April 20th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Panerai Prize Giving for the 29th edition of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was held in Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour.
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FINAL RACE DAY - WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT ANTIGUA CLASSICS
April 18th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Racing at Antigua Classics, came to a conclusion today with the 20-mile Windward Race.
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MIKIE PIGOTT JR. MEMORIAL CLASSIC PRIZE PACKAGE
April 18th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
ABSF is honoured to share the special Prize Package that has been put together for the winner of this year's Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS RACE DAY 1
April 18th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
See the results for the top performers in the different classes on the first day of racing in the roughly, 11 miles course which took place on Friday, April 15th.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS RACE DAY 3
April 18th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Racing at Antigua Classics, Day 3 on Sunday, April 17th, continued with the Kenny Coombs Memorial Cannon Race, in honour of being 'The father of Classics' favourite.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS RACE DAY 2
April 18th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
View the results of Day 2 race of the Antigua Classic Regatta, which was held on Saturday, April 16th, in glorious conditions off the South coast of Antigua.
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ACYR - SINGLE HANDED RACE & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE
April 15th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Racing for the full fleet at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, starts on Friday, April 15.
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ACTORS AND ACTRESSES WANTED
April 13th 2016
Viva Caribbean Media Group
VIVA Caribbean Media Group is about to embark on a new TV Series project and suitable applicants are asked to submit their applications.
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ACYR - SIX OF THE BEST
April 13th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
A magnificent fleet of yachts is now assembling for the 29th edition of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai. Nearly every yacht that will be competing has sailed to Antigua on its own hull.
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COMMUNITY MEETING
April 11th 2016
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Nelson's Dockyard National Park, invites all to the community meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 6:00 pm at the Cobbs Cross School.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SPECTATOR GUIDE
April 8th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 29th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta returns over April 13th - 19th 2016.
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ACYR - S/Y ADIX JOINS RACING FLEET
April 4th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is pleased to announce one of the great cruising yachts, the 221 ft. three-masted schooner, Adix, will be joining the racing fleet.
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PROFESSIONAL RECORDING SERVICE
January 12th 2017
Viva Caribbean Media Group
Viva Caribbean is now offering a professional recording experience by giving you quality music of international standards.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
April 8th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta runs over April 13 - 19 2016.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS WELCOME JANLEY
March 23rd 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta welcomes Janley hull 14 of 24 Pacific Cruising Class yachts designed and built by George Kettenburg Jr. at Kettenburg Marine USA between 1946 and 1958.
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PASSPORT PHOTOS AVAILABLE IN JOLLY HARBOUR
March 8th 2016
Steph & Vladas Studio
Passport photos for any country, photos for driving license, police records and more are available at Steph & Vladas Studio in Jolly Harbour.
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT MSJMC
March 1st 2016
Mount St. John's Medical Centre
MSJMC is taking in volunteers and students are welcome during the Easter Holidays. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 9.
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2016 RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - WRAP UP FILM
February 29th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Take a look at the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 Race. 70 Boats from 30 different countries, 600 nautical miles, 11 Caribbean Islands. 1 Amazing Race.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - PRESS HIGH RES PHOTO GALLERY NOW LIVE
February 29th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
See the details on how to download high resolution copyright free images for editorial use only and more.
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GLORIOUS RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 29th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Five highly competitive starts thrilled hundreds of spectators lining the cliffs at Shirley Heights and Fort Charlotte.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - WINNERS DECIDED
February 26th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
On the fifth day of the RORC Caribbean 600 three yachts were still racing. The prize giving will be held tonight and all of the class winners have now been decided.
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VIDEO: FIRST FINISHERS IN THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 26th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Hear what the crews on the fastest yachts have to say about this year's race. A new course record for Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70 Phaedo 3 and more.
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PROTEUS DECLARED OVERALL WINNER OF RORC CARIBBEAN 600 TROPHY
February 26th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
George Sakellaris' Maxi72, Proteus has been declared the overall winner of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - TEASING MACHING SHOW THEIR CLASS
February 26th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Eric De Turkheim's French A13, Teasing Machine finished the RORC Caribbean 600 at 0710 AST on Thursday, February 25th winning IRC One and claiming third overall for the race.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - PROTEUS SETS THE BAR
February 25th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
A thrilling race between four Maxi72s came to a conclusion on the third day of the RORC Caribbean 600, with George Sakellaris' Proteus as the first Maxi72 to finish the race.
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TICCHIO LAUNCHES BREAKFAST SERVICE
February 24th 2016
Ticchio-Italian Food and Wine "The Shop"
Head out and enjoy a nice cup of tea, coffee or cappuccino along with some delicious cakes and sandwiches at Ticchio Italian Food and Wine from Monday, February 29.
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JOY & PAIN - MONOHULL LINE HONOURS FOR COMANCHE
February 24th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
American VPLP-Verdier 100 Comanche crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 taking Monohull line honours for the race.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - PHAEDO3 SMASH THE 600 AFTER EPIC DUEL
February 24th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
MOD70s Concise 10 and Phaedo3 came to a conclusion after 32 hours of hot racing with Phaedo3 emerging as the winner.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SPOOKIE'S FULL MOON
February 23rd 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
The record fleet for the RORC Caribbean 600 enjoyed a full moon on the first night of racing. At sunset on the first night, all of the fleet had rounded the Barbuda mark.
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START VIDEO - RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 23rd 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Watch video highlights, including aerials of some of the world's fastest boats and top racing teams as they battle it out.
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THE MAGIC CARPET RIDE - START OF THE 2016 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 23rd 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
The 8th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started in spectacular style with the record 70 yacht fleet.
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VIDEO PREVIEW OF THE 2016 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 22nd 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
The preview highlights video of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 interviews, atmosphere and on board footage prior to the Antigua start on Monday, February 22.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: LONG HAUL ARRIVALS AND WEATHER JABBER
February 22nd 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Comanche arrived in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua on Saturday, February 20th after sailing 1,500 nm in less than four days from Charleston to Antigua for the RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - HOW TO FOLLOW THE RACE
February 20th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
Press Release: February, 19 2016. See how to follow the RORC Caribbean 600 race starting on Monday, February 22, from the shore, in the water or using social media platforms.
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SUBMIT ENTRIES FOR HFGF POETRY AND RESEARCH COMPETITION
February 18th 2016
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Individuals interested in participating in the Homes, Families and Gardens Festival Poetry and Research competition to submit their entries by February 29th.
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RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC
February 17th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
A record entry of around 70 yachts are anticipated for the 8th edition of the offshore race around 11 Caribbean islands starting on Monday, February 22.
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TEAM WADADLI RETURN AND THE ATLANTIC CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED AS AN ANNUAL EVENT
February 11th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
At approximately 2:00 pm local time on Wednesday, the first horns began to sound as the team rounded the Superyacht dock on their final entry into the marina.
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NIKATA'S, MIKE BROUGHTON WALKS THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COURSE
February 8th 2016
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 is attracting some of the world's best yachts. Top professionals who have done the race before have often found it a tougher race than they had anticipated.
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ANTIGUA CLASSICS WELCOMES NEWCOMERS COLUMBIA AND EL ORO
January 28th 2016
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 2016 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is attracting a whole range of new competitors for its 29th annual Regatta.
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OCEAN REUNION SET NEW RECORD IN ATLANTIC ROWING CHALLENGE
January 27th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Four Brits have beaten 25 teams from across the world to win the world’s toughest row, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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DINGIE RENTALS
January 26th 2016
Dive Carib
Rent a dingie in Falmouth Harbour.
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REPUTABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE
January 19th 2016
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
Brysons is offering direct insurance through a dedicated facility underwritten by Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s.
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WELCOME TEAM WADADLI HOME
January 18th 2016
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The ABSFA invite all sports fishermen and other vessels to join them in proudly welcoming Team Wadadli Atlantic rowers home.
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ROWING FOR A CAUSE - ANTIGUA WE NEED TO DO BETTER!
January 8th 2016
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
As our fearless team of 4 row past the half way mark, let’s not forget that they are out there raising money for St. John Hospice.
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ABBOTT'S CHRISTMAS RAFFLE WINNERS
January 5th 2016
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
The two lucky winners in the Abbott's Christmas Raffle are Karen Walwyn, the winner of the Raymond Weil watch and Tannis Joseph who won the fragrance hamper.
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WORLD'S BEST HEADING TO ANTIGUA
December 28th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
World's Best heading to Antigua. Record fleet for the 8th edition is organized by The Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with Antigua Yacht Club.
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TEAM WADADLI ON TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
December 22nd 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
And they’re off! The 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge started on Sunday 20th December at 9:00 am from La Gomera in the Canary Islands.
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STEPH & VLADAS GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE
December 22nd 2015
Steph & Vladas Studio
Give the gift of beautiful hair styles and luxurious manicures and pedicures with a Gift Voucher from Steph & Vladas Studio.
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WATCH TEAM WADADLI START THE ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
December 18th 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Only days to go before the start of the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, set for this Sunday December 20 at 9:00 am.
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CASTAWAYS IS OPEN
October 17th 2017
Castaways On The Beach
Castaways is open daily, but will close to the general public to host their Taxi Appreciation Party on Saturday, October 21st.
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TICCHIO NEW OPENING HOURS AND PRODUCTS
December 14th 2015
Ticchio-Italian Food and Wine "The Shop"
Ticchio Italian Food and Wine has changed their opening hours. See also their new products including Christmas Cakes and Gift Baskets.
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T-4 DAYS AND COUNTING FOR TEAM WADADLI IN THE ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
December 11th 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Only 4 days left before the start of the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, beginning on December 15th.
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TICCHIO OPEN ON WEDNESDAY
December 8th 2015
Ticchio-Italian Food and Wine "The Shop"
For a tasty lunch and to accommodate shopping lovers, Ticchio Italian Food and Wine will be open on Wednesday, December 9.
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LAZY BONES BEANBAGS PORTFOLIO
December 3rd 2015
Lazy Bones Beanbags
Check out the full portfolio of services offered by Lazy Bones Beanbags...
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TRACK TEAM WADADLI AT THE TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
December 1st 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Wadadli left for La Gomera in the Canaries on November 28 to prepare for the start of their rowing journey on December 15th.
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
November 30th 2015
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda will host their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 28 at 5:30 pm.
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MAGNIFICENT FLEET FOR 8TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600
November 9th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Organized by The Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with AYC starting in Antigua on Monday, February 22,2016.
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KITESURFING WITH 40KNOTS
November 6th 2015
40Knots
The wind is blowing, the season has started! Get in the water and learn how to kite-surf with 40knots.
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WADADLI BEER INDEPENDENCE CALYPSO FINALISTS
October 30th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals wishes to announce the Finalists for this year’s Wadadli Beer Independence Calypso Competition.
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JORDANIAN PRINCE DINES AT BEACHLIMERZ
October 26th 2015
BeachLimerZ
Barry 'Scorpion' Edwards welcomed Jordan's Prince Ali bin Hussein to BeachLimerZ on Sunday, October 18 2015.
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HFGF POETRY AND RESEARCH COMPETITIONS
October 26th 2015
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Individuals between the ages 6 – 20 years are asked to participate in the Homes, Families and Gardens Festival Poetry and Research Competitions.
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INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS LAUNCHED
October 26th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Antigua and Babruda Festivals Commission successfully hosted the 34th Independence Anniversary Celebration Launch.
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ANTIGUA BUGGYS AND DIVE CARIB SCUBABUGGY TOUR
October 26th 2015
Dive Carib
Antigua Buggys and Dive Carib will soon launch a ScubaBuggy tour to include a buggy and single tank boat dive during the tour.
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HARPER'S BACK TO SCHOOL PRESENTATION
October 23rd 2015
Harper's Office Depot
The Management & Staff of Harper’s Office Depot extend a hearty thank you schools that partnered with them for the ‘Back to School’ promotion.
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ANA’S FEATURED IN LORD’S TAVERNERS BLACK TIE EVENT
October 13th 2015
Ana's On the Beach
As dinner for two at Ana’s Restaurant & Art Gallery with cricketing legend Sir Andy Roberts.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
October 12th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is the premier classic sailing event of the Caribbean with a steady 60+ Classics entering every year.
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VENDOR REGISTRATION ONGOING
October 9th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
For the National Food Fair, National Youth Rally, and Junior Panorama Competition.
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BOOM REOPENS ON OCTOBER 14TH
October 9th 2017
Boom at Gunpowder House
After a much needed break, Boom at Gunpowder House is all set to reopen this weekend.
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ABFC TO HOST CALYPSO ADJUDICATION WORKSHOP
October 7th 2015
Antigua Carnival
On October 17, in the Conference Room at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium.
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INDEPENDENCE SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
October 5th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The 34th Anniversary of Independence activities has been announced by the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission.
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STUFF THE BUS PRESENTATIONS
October 5th 2015
Harper's Office Depot
Harper's Office Depot and Caribbean Alliance Insurance Co. Ltd. presenting school supplies to the four government schools.
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ABBOTT'S SPONSORS MISS ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
September 30th 2015
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Abbott's proudly presents reigning Miss Antigua & Barbuda Queen with gift.
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HOMES, FAMILIES AND GARDENS FESTIVAL COMPETITION
September 22nd 2015
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The registration deadline for the competition has been extended to December 31, 2015.
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ANTIGUA'S 60TH CARNIVAL PROMOTED IN NEW YORK
September 11th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission promotes Antigua’s 60th Carnival during 2015 Labour Celebration in New York.
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FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY & BACK-YARD GARDENING
September 11th 2015
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Workshop is on September 22, at 2:00 pm at the Environment Division.
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HARPER'S FANTASTIC FUN FAIR
September 10th 2015
Harper's Office Depot
Held for orphans and disadvantaged children of Antigua took place on Saturday, September 5 2015.
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ABBOTT'S SPONSOR 2015 JAYCEES QUEEN SHOW
September 4th 2015
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
The winner, Miss Montserrat was presented with a Gucci diamond bezel by Abbott's Jewellery.
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ABBOTT'S SPONSOR 2015 TEEN EXPLOSION
September 4th 2015
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
The winner, Shaveesa Gasper was presented with a Tommy Hilfiger Rose Gold Diamond Bezel watch by Abbott's Jewellery.
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ANTIGUA'S FIRST EVER DIVE CLUB
September 1st 2015
Dive Carib
Creating a Dive Club for residents of Antigua who want affordable diving.
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HAS NEWSLETTER
August 31st 2015
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Issue #130 of the Historical & Archaeological Society’s Newsletter, covering July, August and September 2015.
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KEEP YOUR DEVICES FULLY CHARGED DURING THE STORM
August 21st 2015
Cameras Plus
Keep your cell phones or USB powered devices fully charged during the storm. Head down to the The Camera Shop for power banks starting from US$25.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA INDEPENDENCE THEME
August 19th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The public is welcome to submit a theme to be used for Antigua and Barbuda's 34th Independence. Submission deadline is August 31.
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BECOME A PADI INSTRUCTOR
August 18th 2015
Dive Carib
Divecarib to host an Instructor Development Course in April 2016
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ANTIGUA DIVE CLUB
August 15th 2015
Dive Carib
DiveCarib is soon to launch Antigua's first true Dive Club for residents.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2015 RESULTS
August 12th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The official results for Antigua Carnival 2015 announced by the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission. Floats, Band of the Year, Road March, Jumpy and Groovy Monarchs, Panorama.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA 2016
August 10th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
See the latest news from Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta April 13-19 2016, the most famous classic yacht regatta in the region.
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ADVENTURE DIVING AROUND ANTIGUA
August 1st 2015
Dive Carib
A brief explanation of some more adventurous diving around Antigua.
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ELEARNING COMES TO DIVING
July 30th 2015
Dive Carib
Divers can now complete their academics online on either PC or Touch devices.
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FANTASTIC ALL ROUND ON TRIPADVISOR
July 29th 2015
BeachLimerZ
Read some of the fantastic reviews on Tripadvisor.com of BeachlimerZ Restaurant and Bar.
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ANTIGUA ATLANTIC ROWING TEAM PREPARES FOR THE CHALLENGE
July 27th 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Antigua's Atlantic rowing Team Wadadli has started preparing for the Challenge coming in December.
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WIN A TRIP TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CARNIVAL
July 23rd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Win a trip to Antigua and Barbuda for the Caribbean's Greatest Summer Festival being held from July 25 – August 4 2015.
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MANGO FESTIVAL CHANGE OF VENUE
July 22nd 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival will be held on Sunday and Monday at the Botanical Gardens in the vicinity of the Environment Division.
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ANTIGUA COMMERCIAL BANK READY FOR 2015 PANORAMA
July 22nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
The ACB Panorama Competition is on Friday 31st July, at Carnival City beginning at 9:00 pm.
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REGISTER FOR THE ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW
July 14th 2015
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
Registration for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show is now open for the event being held over 4 - 10 December.
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MANGO PINEAPPLE COMPETITION WINNERS
July 13th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Winners and all participant chefs to receive awards and prizes at Christian Valley.
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MEET THIS YEAR'S TEEN XPLOSION CONTESTANTS
July 10th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Twelve teens from secondary schools across the country to compete in the Teen Xplosion competition.
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ABFC PARTNERS WITH KENNEDY’S CLUB LTD
July 8th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Kennedy’s Club Ltd. will be the first corporate entity to join the TOP Partner Program.
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JAYCEES QUEEN SHOW TICKETS ON SALE
July 6th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Purchases a ticket to the Jaycees Queen Show with a chance to win a 2005 320 BMW car.
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SHIP & WIN GIVEAWAY
July 6th 2015
Consolidated Maritime Services
Ship with Consolidated Maritime Services for a chance to win two (2) FREE airline tickets to Puerto Rico.
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ARG TRANSFORMATION TO CARNIVAL CITY BEGINS
July 2nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Recreation Grounds officially handed over to commence the transformation into Carnival City.
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TOP CHEFS RETURN FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
July 1st 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Over 18 professional chefs to compete in the Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition.
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MANGO FESTIVAL REGISTRATION
June 30th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Register in advance to vend at the Mango Festival, with the Ministry of Tourism. Registration deadline is 21st, July 2015.
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SPIRIT T- SHIRT MAS & ANGEL'S J'OUVERT TROUPE
June 30th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Jam with Angel's J'ouvert troupe on Monday, 3rd August 2015 at 4:00 am.
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MANGO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS
June 26th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival returns to Christian Valley on 26th - 27th, July 2015.
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SPIRIT T-SHIRT MAS TROUPE
June 26th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Sign up now for Spirit T-shirt Mas troupe and jam with them on Saturday, 25th July 2015.
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VIDEO: ANTIGUA & BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
June 26th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Check out a video of the 2015 Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament, filmed by Adam Anton.
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AAC JUNE NEWSLETTER
June 24th 2015
Antigua Athletic Club
Insights in AAC June newsletter: Roti Special on Thursday 25th, gym will not be open this Sunday, "Thabulous" our new summer class will be starting.
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SPONSORS FOR INAUGURAL MISS ANTIGUA BARBUDA PAGEANT
June 24th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The Hadeed Motors Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant 2015 will be held on Friday, 26th June at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium at 8:00 pm.
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TEAM WADADLI’S ATLANTIC ROWING BOAT
June 24th 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The boat is here and building buzz locally for Antigua’s bid in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2015 as Team Wadadli.
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IMPORTANT DATES FOR ANTIGUA’S CARNIVAL 2015
June 22nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Quarter and Semi-Finals dates for prospective Party and Calypso Monarch artistes.
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ANA'S PAY CARD
June 12th 2015
Ana's On the Beach
Pick up an Ana's Pay Card, put on a limit and swipe as you go.
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MANGO FESTIVAL COMPETITION
June 12th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival Competition seeks out the best to compete in Culinary Challenge.
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TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD - 2015
June 10th 2015
Nicole's Table
Nicole's Table earns coveted 2015 Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor.
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THE MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION 2015
June 8th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Deadline extended! Register now for The Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition, to be held on Saturday 11th - Sunday 12, July 2015.
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MISS ANTIGUA BARBUDA PAGEANT UPDATE
June 3rd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Preparations for the inaugural Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant are currently underway with the release of ticket information for the upcoming show.
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TEAM WADADLI UPDATE - TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE
May 29th 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Antigua’s Team Wadadli now has three of four crew members confirmed for the row across the Atlantic Ocean commencing on December 15, 2015.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
May 29th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Another successful Antigua and Barbuda Sports Fishing Tournament is behind us and what an event it was!
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TEEN XPLOSION SUBCOMMITTEE TO HOST A REBRANDED SHOW
May 27th 2015
Antigua Carnival
2015 Teen Xplosion, formerly “Teen splash”, Competition Subcommittee Chairman, Vinema Jarvis, says this year’s show promises to be one with a difference as the Antigua Barbuda Festivals Commission get set to mark the 59th anniversary of the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer festival next year.
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NEW REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR CARNIVAL 2015
June 11th 2015
Antigua Carnival
The general public is advised that registration for Antigua’s Carnival 2015, “The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival”, is currently still ongoing.
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ANGEL'S J'OUVERT TROUPE
May 19th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Join Angel's J'ouvert troupe for the best Jump up street party experience on Monday 3rd August 2015 from 4am.
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ABBOTT'S SUPPORTS 2015 FANTASY TENNIS CAMP
May 6th 2015
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Abbott's supports Curtain Bluff's 2015 Tennis Week, Old Road Scholarship Fund and annual auction.
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WHITEHAWK WINS THE PANERAI TROPHY - ACYR PRIZE GIVING
April 22nd 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, celebrated the winners at the Prize Giving Ceremony on the lawn of the Copper & Lumber Store, Nelson's Dockyard.
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ACYR FINAL RESULTS - RACE DAY 4
April 20th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Racing came to a conclusion today at the 28th edition of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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THE SPIRIT OF CLASSICS - RACE DAY 3
April 20th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, is a competitive regatta but the spirit of the event is just as important.
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WHALE AHOY AND SIX OF THE BEST - ACYR RACE DAY 2
April 20th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Mother Nature delivered once again perfect conditions for the second day of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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OVER THE RAINBOW - ACYR RACE DAY 1
April 20th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Glorious conditions greeted hundreds of avid sailors taking part on the first day of the Antigua Classics Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE & SINGLE HANDED RACE RESULTS
April 20th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
While Racing for the full fleet at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, started on Friday, on Thursday April 16th 2015, exponents of solo racing, enjoyed a stand-alone event, testing seamanship and dexterity.
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VIDEO: ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 16th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
A taste of the action to come with last year's video of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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PREVIEW ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 13th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Wonderful yachts and passionate sailors, from all over the world, are gathering in Antigua for the 28th edition of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai.
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2015 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
March 31st 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 28th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will take place April 15-21, 2015.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 5: BELLA MENTE OVERALL WINNER
February 27th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Hap Fauth's American JV72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner of the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 4: FIGARO AND CLASSIC FOCUS
February 27th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Four Figaro II teams, all from the Guadeloupe Grand Large sailing academy, are racing in this year's RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 DAY 3 & 4: 43 YACHTS STILL RACING
February 26th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
By the morning of Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 19 yachts had completed the race and 43 yachts were still racing.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 2 WRAP UP
February 25th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line followed by George David's Juan K designed Rambler 88.
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PHAEDO 3 BREAKS RORC CARIBBEAN 600 MULTIHULL RECORD
February 25th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo^3 crossed the finish line in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST on Tuesday 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 DAY 1: VIDEO & HIGHLIGHTS
February 24th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
66 yachts started the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, with hundreds of race fans watching the impressive fleet from Fort Charlotte and Shirley Heights.
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PHAEDO 3 AND PARADOX FLY INTO ANTIGUA
February 20th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Trimarans Phaedo 3 and Paradox fly into Antigua for the RORC Caribbean 600.
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FESTIVALS COMMISSION ROLLS OUT CARNIVAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
February 19th 2015
Antigua Carnival
A call is being made on residents who are interested in the Carnival Volunteer Program to register at the office of the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission.
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HOW TO FOLLOW THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
The Race Team from the Royal Ocean Racing Club, based at Antigua Yacht Club, is busy preparing for the start of 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL LAUNCH WEEKS AWAY
February 17th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Carnival is set to launch later this month, according to the National Festivals Commission.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SENSATIONAL FLEET GATHERS IN ANTIGUA
February 16th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
An amazing fleet of yachts from around the globe, have come together for a spectacular Caribbean rendezvous.
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KEN FOLLET MEETS ISLAND ACADEMY
January 26th 2015
Island Academy International
Internationally renowned best selling author and story teller, Ken Follet visits Island Academy.
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MAVERICK SABRE STOPS BY
January 26th 2015
Island Academy International
Maverick Sabre, UK singer-songwriter supports school fundraiser
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GILL NA SUPPORTS RORC CARIBBEAN 600
January 30th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
The Royal Ocean Racing Club is pleased to announce its partnership with Gill North America as official crew merchandise provider for the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting in Antigua on Monday 23 February.
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ATLANTIC ROWING CHALLENGE: TEAM WADADLI UPDATE
January 26th 2015
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Check out the latest news from Team Wadadli as they prepare to take part in the 2015 Atlantic Rowing Challenge, starting on 15th December 2015.
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TICCHIO'S SHOP AT VILLAGE WALK IS OPEN
October 25th 2017
Ticchio-Italian Food and Wine "The Shop"
The shop sells a wide range of wines, deli items, cookies, confectionery and more.
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ABFC MEETS WITH 2015 BARBUDA CARIBANA COMMITTEE
January 22nd 2015
Barbuda Caribana
The 2015 Barbuda Caribana is set for revitalization, scheduled for May 21 to 25.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SET FOR A REAL CRACKER
January 20th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
The 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is looking like a real cracker and proving irresistible to a variety of yacht racing teams from all over the world.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE ON SALE
February 16th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
Official RORC Caribbean 600 Musto merchandise now available in the car park at Antigua Yacht Club.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PROGRAMME & EVENTS SCHEDULE
January 14th 2015
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Check out the Programme and Schedule of Events for the 28th Annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, being held over April 16th – 21st 2015.
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ANA'S ART GALLERY NOW OPEN
January 12th 2015
Ana's On the Beach
Housed at the restaurant on Dickenson Bay, the collection features works of Antiguan artists.
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NOTICE ON TRADING LICENSES
January 5th 2015
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Notice is hereby given that the National Parks (Trading) Regulations, 2014, Statutory Instrument No.9 of 2014 and which was gazetted as Vol XXXIV No.21 dated March, 2014 will take effect on Saturday 31st January, 2015.
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE OVERALL REPORT
December 23rd 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Check out a wrap up of the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, which started on Sunday 30 November from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Canary Islands bound for Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada, West Indies.
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GIFT IDEA FOR THE ADVENTURER
December 22nd 2014
Cameras Plus
Those who go fast want a camera that goes with them. You can get the Isaw Extreme action camera at Cameras Plus, for the perfect Christmas gift.
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ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW WRAP UP
December 22nd 2014
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
Check out a wrap up of the 53rd Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show, over 5-11 December 2014.
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MAKE IT A TASTY CHRISTMAS
December 18th 2014
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
with beautiful chocolate diamonds from LeVian, available at Abbott's Jewellery & Perfumerie in Heritage Quay.
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LUPA SPICES IT UP FOR LINE HONOURS VICTORY
December 12th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Lupa of London sealed their Line Honours win in the inaugural 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race.
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PAS CARGO CHRISTMAS CONTAINER SCHEDULE
November 30th 2014
PAS Cargo Antigua/B&B Shipping
With a container leaving New York on Thursday, Dec. 4, customers can get goods into Antigua before Christmas.
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ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW 2014
November 28th 2014
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
With over 100 yachts registered, the annual Boat Show is set to kick off in English Harbour next Friday, December 5th
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TRAIL BLAZING START EXPECTED FOR RORC TRANSATLANTIC
November 28th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November 1200 CET from Lanzarote, Canary Islands
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE: LITTLE AND LARGE
November 24th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
There are a few to go until a highly competitive fleet competes in the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race from Lanzarote to Grenada.
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MY HERITAGE, MY CULTURE ART CONTEST FROM NAGICO
November 17th 2014
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
Students 6-16 years old are invited to enter artwork on the theme to Brysons Insurance for judging.
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REVIEW OF THE 2014 RORC RACE SEASON
November 14th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Season's Points Championship consists of a selection of races, both UK and abroad, that test the skill and endurance of offshore sailors.
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MSJMC DONATES TO BREAST FRIENDS
November 12th 2014
Mount St. John's Medical Centre
The medical centre announced a donation of over $7,200 to the breast cancer awareness organization, raised during the annual pink PARTY.
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ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW FLIER SERVICE
October 31st 2014
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
The Antigua Charter Yacht Show has a flier service for the Captains' bags in which flyers will be given to every skipper who registers for the Show.
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PAS CARGO ANTIGUA NOW SHIPS FROM INDIA
October 28th 2014
PAS Cargo Antigua/B&B Shipping
offering airfreight, ocean freight, and export consolidation from several cities in India to Antigua & Barbuda
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A & B 33RD INDEPENDENCE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
October 23rd 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The ABFC is pleased to release the official schedule of events for our 33rd Anniversary of Independence.
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HAS NEWSLETTER
October 16th 2014
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Have a read of Issue #127 of the Historical & Archaeological Society’s Newsletter, covering October, November and December 2014.
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2014 INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS
October 2nd 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
As we look forward our 33rd Independence in Antigua and Barbuda, we anticipate an array of activities highlighting the core of Antiguan and Barbudan culture and heightening the sense of civic pride.
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UPDATE ON TEAM WADADLI
September 22nd 2014
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Dr. Nick Fuller provides an update on Team Wadadli's progress in preparation for taking on the Atlantic Challenge for Rowers.
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FRANCIS NUNES JR MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT CANCELLED
September 16th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
We hope to see you at our future tournaments; The Best in the West Tournament in November and the main Tournament in May 2015.
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BEACHLIMERZ IS BIRTHDAY PARTY CENTRAL
September 9th 2014
BeachLimerZ
This beachside location has become a favorite spot for family birthday celebrations, with many extras added by the restaurant staff.
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FRANCIS NUNES JR MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
August 28th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The 7th Annual Francis Nunes Jr Memorial Tournament and Seafood Festival will take place on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27.
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2014 MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COOK OFF WINNERS
August 13th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The winning Dish was BBQ Duck, stuffed with pineapple sweet potato, braised with baby gem lettuce, prepared by Mr Duberry.
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VIDEO: MANGO FESTIVAL 2014
July 28th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Check out the video leading up to the 2014 Mango Festival, being held on Sunday 10th August from 9:00am – 7:00pm.
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FINALISTS FOR WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH FINALS
July 25th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Committee has announced the 10 finalists for the Calypso Monarch Finals to be held on Sunday, August 3 at Carnival City.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA MANGO FESTIVAL 2014
July 16th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
On August 10th, Mango will be in the spotlight at the Annual Mango Festival at the Christian Valley Agricultural Station.
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SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT PHOTOS
July 14th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The 48th Annual Sport Fishing Tournament took place over June 5th – 8th, with the Marlin Classic held on Friday June 6th.
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LIME PARTY MONARCH 2014 SEMI-FINALISTS
July 8th 2014
Antigua Carnival
See the semi-finalists who will compete on July 21st for a spot on the stage.
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NEW TROPHIES FOR RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE
July 4th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Two magnificent perpetual trophies will be awarded to winners of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's inaugural Transatlantic Race this November.
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ANTIGUANS TAKE UP ATLANTIC CHALLENGE IN AID OF CHARITIES
July 3rd 2014
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
All Antiguan crew and solo German take up Atlantic Rowing Challenge in aid of charities.
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53RD ANNUAL JAYCEES CARIBBEAN QUEEN SHOW PREPARATION UNDERWAY
June 30th 2014
Antigua Carnival
Planning has begun for the 2014 Jaycees Queen Show
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A&B SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
June 26th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Check out the results from the 48th Annual Sports Fishing Tournament that was held over June 5th – 8th.
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CDC REGISTRATION DEALINE FAST APPROACHING
June 24th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The registration deadline for applicants of all disciplines of Carnival is Thursday June 26, 2014.
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IREP DIAMOND SPARTAN J'OUVERT TROUPE FORMS
June 15th 2014
Viva Caribbean Media Group
Powered by Lava International, the troupe is now forming with a $75 package price if purchased by June 30
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"DELICIOUS" TV SHOW ON OJ'S
June 6th 2014
Viva Caribbean Media Group
The third episode of "Delicious," produced by Viva Caribbean Media Group, focused on OJ's Bar & Seafood Restaurant and aired on Tempo TV in late May.
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BARBUDA CARIBANA 2014: JUNE 6 - 9
June 4th 2014
Barbuda Caribana
Barbuda Caribana sees a weekend of festivities in Barbuda and this year, the festival is scheduled for Friday June 6th – Monday June 9th 2014.
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CDC ROLLS OUT CARNIVAL DATES
June 4th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee – (CDC) wishes to advise the general public of the official 2014 Carnival schedule which will be celebrated under the theme “Bringing the Splendour”.
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BRYSONS OFFERS SERVICES FOR CIP INVESTORS
May 26th 2014
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
Bryson's Shipping & Insurance offers CIP investors shipping, insurance and related services, with packages for their specific needs.
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CARNIVAL QUEEN DEADLINE APPROACHING
May 25th 2014
Antigua Carnival
This Tuesday, May 27, is the deadline for those registering to compete in Queen of Carnival 2014.
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NAGICO OFFERS INSURANCE FOR BAU PANEL HOMEOWNERS
May 14th 2014
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
NAGICO, through Bryson's Insurance, now offers special rates and discounts to all Baupanel homeowners.
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ABBOTTS OFFERS TACORI PROMISE BRACELET
May 9th 2014
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
This special piece made famous when rap mogul Jay-Z gave one to his wife Beyonce is now available at Abbott's Jewellery and Perfumery.
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ANTIGUA'S CARNIVAL REGISTRATION ONGOING
April 25th 2014
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee and The National Festivals Office wish to remind all concerned that registration for all competitions for Carnival 2014 is ongoing.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
April 24th 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
After a pleasant day in Nelson’s Dockyard, hundreds of competitors, family and friends, gathered on the lawn at The Copper & Lumber Store for the Prize Giving Ceremony.
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CATHEDRAL RESTORATION HOLDS FUNDRAISER
April 23rd 2014
St. John's Cathedral
The fund-raising committee of the Cathedral of St. John The Divine is hosting Nostalgia 3: Angels in the Night, an evening of entertainment on Friday, April 25 at Splash Fort James.
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CHEERS ON THE DOCK
April 22nd 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Racing at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai came to a conclusion today with the Windward Course, a reaching start with a tricky reverse triangle and a reach finish.
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A BARREL OF FUN
April 22nd 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Blue water gurgling through the gunnels with white foam hissing at the toe rail, the third day of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai was an absolute gem.
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BIG BREEZE ON THE BUTTERFLY
April 22nd 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Day Two of the 27th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai, will be remembered for exciting conditions on the Butterfly Course, which produced a variety of wind angles and manoeuvres for the stunning Classic fleet.
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ELEGANT FRIDAY
April 22nd 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 27th Edition of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta kicked off in glorious Caribbean weather, 20 knots of warm Trades' and two metre seas provided exciting conditions for the wondrous fleet of classic yachts that have gathered in Antigua.
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GATHERING OF THE CLASSICS
April 22nd 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
A forest of wooden masts on stunning yachts, with elegant lines, gathered at the Antigua Yacht Club for a celebration of sailing.
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CLASSICS YACHT PARADE ON EASTER SUNDAY
April 17th 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
As traditionally done, after the third race of the Classic Yacht Regatta, the yachts will parade through the Antigua Slipway and past Nelson's Dockyard on Sunday, April 20.
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BRYSONS OPENS OFFICE IN FALMOUTH
April 15th 2014
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
The insurance company recently opened an office in Falmouth Harbour.
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BRYSONS PRESENTS "INSURANCE ASSURANCE"
April 15th 2014
Brysons Shipping & Insurance
This informative radio show is aired every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 pm on Observer Radio 91.1FM.
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PREVIEW ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 2nd 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
About sixty yachts are expected, a rare rendezvous of breathtaking yachts, which are categorised in six different classes.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NEWS
March 26th 2014
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Latest info on registration, a volunteer amateur photographer needed as well as a committee boat.
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VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COVERAGE ON NC SPORTS
March 12th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Check out the video below from NC Sports on March 6th that starts off with a feature on the RORC Caribbean 600 that took place last month here in Antigua!
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INTERNATIONAL MAXI ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE
March 10th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
The International Maxi Association (IMA) has joined forces with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in the organisation of the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race and will be awarding an exquisite vintage sterling silver trophy to the Line Honours winner.
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RECORD 60 FOR THE 6TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600: WRAP UP
March 4th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
60 yachts from 11 different countries, with 682 crew from all over the world, took part in the 6th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 and enjoyed spectacular conditions and intense competition.
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SHOCKWAVE WIN OVERALL: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 28th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
With all 60 yachts accounted for, the Royal Ocean Racing Club announces that the winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy for the best yacht, overall in IRC on corrected time, is George Sakellaris' RP72, Shockwave.
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SUCCESS FOR ANTIGUA IN THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 28th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Antiguan yachts and sailors successful in the RORC Caribbean 600
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PARTY SPIRIT BUILDING IN ANTIGUA: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 28th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
At 0800 on Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 17 yachts had completed the race and six yachts retired.
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FIGHT TO THE FINISH: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 27th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Hap Fauth's JV72, Bella Mente crossed the finish line in Antigua to take Monohull Line Honours for the 2014 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 26th February
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: AERIAL HIGHLIGHTS: START & LEG 1
February 26th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
After starting at Fort Charlotte, Antigua, the 60-boat fleet beat to the east and above Green Island. Here they crack off and reach to the first mark at Barbuda before gybing towards Nevis and darkness.
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RAMBLER TAKES UP THE RUNNING
February 26th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
At 0700 local time, on Day Two of the RORC Caribbean 600, George David's RP90, Rambler, had opened up a four mile lead on the water from Hap Fauth's JV72, Bella Mente.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SPARKLING START
February 25th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
60 yachts started the 6th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 in spectacular conditions.
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PRE-START VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 25th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Here's a short video in the build up to the start of the race.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 WELCOME
February 24th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
On Saturday 22nd February, the RORC Caribbean 600 Skippers' Briefing and Welcome Party took place at the Antigua Yacht Club.
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INVALUABLE VOLUNTEERS - RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 24th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
On Friday over 50 volunteers gathered at the Antigua Yacht Club for a final meeting and get together.
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CARIBBEAN HIGHWAY - RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 24th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
On the 24th February the start gun will fire from Fort Charlotte, Antigua, and the largest fleet of yachts ever to race offshore in the Caribbean will begin their high speed adventure.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - HOW TO FOLLOW THE RACE
February 21st 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Where to watch the start and how to follow the race throughout.
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STRENGTH IN DEPTH: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 21st 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
With 65 entries, a record entry for the sixth RORC Caribbean 600 is a certainty and right through the fleet the quality and character of the yachts and sailors is strong and deep.
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RORC 600 START SPECTATOR POINTS
February 20th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Among best places to view the RORC racing is Shirley Heights, Fort Berkley and other spots
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE BOUND FOR GRENADA
February 19th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
Grenada has been chosen by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) as the destination for the finish of the 2,800 nm east-west race across the Atlantic.
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60 ENTRIES FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 14th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
The sixth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 will be bigger than ever.
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RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600, ANTIGUA
January 28th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
One month to go... and there's still time to take part
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ENTICES TOP OFFSHORE RACERS
January 13th 2014
RORC Caribbean 600
The 6th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is proving irresistible to yacht racing teams from all over the world.
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ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW A SUCCESS
December 20th 2013
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
The 52nd Antigua Charter Yacht Show was another great success!
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6TH ANNUAL HFGF WINNERS ANNOUNCED
December 17th 2013
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Leopold and Candia Richards are the overall winners of the 6th annual Homes, Families and Gardens Festival competition
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CELEBRITY CHEF COMING TO ANTIGUA
November 19th 2013
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
If you're a fan of Chad Sarno, you're in luck. The cooking king will be visiting Antigua for a wellness and plant-based cuisine seminar
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NOTICE OF RACE
November 8th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has issued its 2014 Notice of Race - April 15 to 22, 2014.
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KENNY COOMBS: 14/04/1950 – 05/10/2013
October 30th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
FOUNDER of ANTIGUA CLASSIC REGATTA, Gentleman of the Sea.
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INDEPENDENCE HOMECOMING CELEBRATIONS 2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
October 29th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Events scheduled for the 32nd Independence of Antigua & Barbuda
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BRISTOLIAN ANTIGUA BOUND FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
October 5th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
98-foot Bristolian is Antigua bound for another Caribbean season and the RORC Caribbean 600 followed by Antigua Sailing Week.
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FRANCIS NUNES JR MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT RESULTS
October 3rd 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Results of last weekend's Francis Nunes Jr Memorial Tournament.
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ABSF NEW FACEBOOK PAGE
September 16th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Like Sport Fishing new Facebook page to keep up-to-date with the latest updates and footage in fishing.
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SUGAR MILL TOWER TOUR REPORT
September 11th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Visit the museum to get the recent report on the condition and history of the mills left standing in Antigua
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 122
September 4th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society has recently published its latest quarterly newsletter for July-September 2013
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FRANCIS NUNES JR MEMORIAL SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
August 29th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Francis Nunes Jr Memorial Tournament and Seafood Festival will take place on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour.
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TEEN SPLASH, LEO AND CDC SEND OFF MARQUIS
August 21st 2013
Antigua Carnival
Supporters joined little Marquis George-Beazer and his grandmother ahead of his departure for a medical check-up
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FULL LIST OF RESULTS - 2013 CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS
August 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Carnival covered many exciting festivities and competitions. Here is a full list of the results for the 2013 Carnival Celebrations
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2013 LIME PARTY MONARCH WINNERS
August 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Tian Winter managed to hold his crown in the Groovy section, but Ezzy Rattigan stole his Jumpy Crown while hailing with his Golden Cup
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2013 WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH WINNERS
August 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
One monarch has fallen and another has risen - check out the winners of this year's competition here
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2013 JAYCEES QUEEN PAGEANT RESULTS
August 3rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for the 2013 Jaycees Queen Pageant right here.
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ACB PANORAMA 2013 RESULTS
August 2nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
This year's ACB Panorama 2013 boomed with talent and exciting performances. Check out the results here
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FORMER KINGS TO ADD TO EXCITEMENT OF CALYPSO MONARCH
July 31st 2013
Antigua Carnival
Calpyso Monarch legends will engage each other in a showdown to add to the excitement of the competition
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THE SOURCE TEEN SPLASH PAGEANT 2013 RESULTS
July 31st 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for this year's Teen Splash Pageant right here
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2013 RESULTS
July 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for the Antigua Queen of Carnival Pageant 2013 right here
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CARNIVAL 2013 KICKS OFF WITH PARADE AND CHILDREN’S CARNIVAL
July 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Carnival got off to a great early start with the launch of the Children's Carnival
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LOCAL ARTISTES NAMED GOODWILL AMBASSADORS AND CULTURAL ENVOYS
July 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Cabinet and the Ministry of Culture are employing the services of local artistes to market the twin-island nation
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STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION JUNIOR CALYPSO COMPETITION RESULTS
July 29th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Read the results on the competition here. And the winners are
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LIME JUNIOR CARNIVAL PRINCE AND PRINCESS COMPETITION RESULTS
July 29th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the results for the LIME Junior Carnival competition here
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2013 CARNIVAL ROUTES
July 23rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the official routes for the Carnival events of 2013
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8TH ANNUAL MANGO FESTIVAL REPORT
July 23rd 2013
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
This year's Mango Festival was abundant with all things mango - books, beverages, food, etc
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2013 STATE INSURANCE JUNIOR CALYPSO FINALISTS
July 23rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Here are the new finalists for the 2013 Junior Calypso Finalists
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2013 WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH FINALISTS
July 23rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
The CDC recently revealed the calypsonians who will go head to head in the finals
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MEET 2013 PARTY MONARCH FINALISTS
July 16th 2013
Antigua Carnival
With the close of last week's Party Monarch Semi Finals, the new finalists were decided and they'll be going all-out in the battle of the Finals
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REGISTER WITH MYST CARNIVAL FOR T-SHIRT MAS
July 15th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Myst Carnival takes to the street on the opening day of Carnival, July 28th, in 'prep'aration for Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
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CDD GRAFTING WORKSHOP DOES WELL
July 5th 2013
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Director of the CDD Dale O’Brien was pleased with the level of interest shown and spoke of the possibility of another workshop soon
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SEMI FINALISTS OF PARTY MONARCH 2013
July 3rd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Several big stars of soca, along with a few newcomers, made it to the semi-finals last week with the close of the Party Monarch quarterfinals.
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NEW WEBSITE ALMOST READY TO LAUNCH
July 2nd 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Antigua and Barbuda Sports Fishing Club is about to launch its new state-of-the-art website and tournament management system
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MANGO FESTIVAL 2013 DRAWS NEAR
July 2nd 2013
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Sweet Mangoes! Grafted Mangoes! Julie Mangoes! It's all about mangoes this month when the Christian Valley Mango Festival 2013 comes around
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CONTESTANTS OF THE SOURCE TEEN SPLASH PAGEANT 2013
June 28th 2013
Antigua Carnival
These are the brilliant contestants who will shine at the pageant this year
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MEET THE DELEGATES FOR QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2013
June 26th 2013
Antigua Carnival
This year six delegates will be vying for the title Queen Of Carnival 2013 to represents Antigua
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FIRST YACHT ENTERS 2014 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
June 21st 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Two previous competitors have been quick off the mark to confirm their participation in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 2014 Caribbean 600 race
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LUNCH TIME CALYPSO AT WADADLI BEER CALYPSO CORNER COMMENCES
June 19th 2013
Antigua Carnival
"Lunch Time Calypso" at Wadadli Beer Calypso Corner, located at the junction of High Street and Corn Alley, is back.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
June 17th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the schedule of events for Antigua Carnival 2013
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MUSEUM ANTIGUA BARBUDA CHILDREN'S SUMMER CAMP
June 13th 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Children aged 5-16 years will explore tonnes of exciting new activities in this summer camp and have lots of fun!
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KENNEDY’S CLUB EXPANDS SPONSORSHIP FOR CARNIVAL 2013
June 10th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Kennedy's Club Limited has just "up the ante" in respect of their already heavy involvement in Antigua & Barbuda's summer festival.
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CDC CONDUCTS CALYPSO AJUDICATORS WORKSHOPS
June 7th 2013
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee will be conducting a series of Calypso Adjudicators Workshops
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'FEISTY FIGHTS IN A HIGH WIND CLASSIC' AS PUBLISHED IN CARIBBEAN COMPASS JUNE 2013
June 2nd 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Louay Habib writes about Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2013 for Caribbean Compass Magazine.
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CDC REGISTRATION COMMENCES
May 30th 2013
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee – CDC wishes to inform the general public that registration has commenced for all disciplines of Carnival.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
May 30th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Check out the Sporting and Marlin Division Results here.
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'TAKE A RIDE' BY KIMMY (PROD. BY DJ KELLS) - NEW SOCA RELEASE
May 29th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Viva Caribbean presents a brand new soca release for Antigua Carnival 2013
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OFFICIAL VIDEO RELEASE FOR ‘IREP SPARTANS ANTHEM’
May 27th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Ali and Associates has released the official music video ‘iRep Spartans Anthem’ for Antigua Carnival 2013
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MYST CARNIVAL EVENTS 2013
May 22nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the 2013 Myst Carnival calendar.
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MYST CARNIVAL 2013 FEMALE COSTUMES
May 22nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Check out the 2013 Female zones: Adrenaline
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VITAMIN B AND GOLDFIN VICTORIOUS
May 20th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Vitamin B and Goldfin provide fierce competition for the rest of the crews at the 47th Annual Fishing Tournament.
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ANTIGUA SPORTS FISHING TOURNAMENT KICKS OFF
May 14th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Last weekend was the anticipatory launch party for the fishing tournament, which is set to take place soon
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC REGATTA 2013 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS
April 26th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Recap an exciting week of racing
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SPARKLING FINALE
April 24th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Spectacular conditions prevailed for the last day of racing at Antigua Classic Regatta.
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AFTERNOON TEA, GIG RACING AND PRIZE GIVING
April 24th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Two fabulous events round off another highly successful Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ADVENTURESS RECEIVES THE OVERALL WINNING CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE TROPHY
April 22nd 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Adventuress crew members praised after winning the overall trophy.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA GETS UNDERWAY THIS WEEK
April 15th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta registration takes place Tuesday and Wednesday and racing begins this Friday.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT LAUNCH PARTY ANNOUNCED
April 14th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Sport Fishing Tournament launch party will take place at Tides Restaurant on Saturday, May 11.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES GIG RACING
April 14th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Antigua Classics Committee has announced annual gig racing on Tuesday, April 23.
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REGISTRATION FOR QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2013
April 12th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Registration has begun for Antigua Carnival Queen contestants
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2013 SPORT FISHING GRAND RAFFLE ANNOUNCED
April 9th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Prizes include a Yamaha MOTX, Yamaha Scooter and lots of other great prizes.
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JOIN ANGELS J'OUVERT TROUPE FOR ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2013
July 22nd 2013
Antigua Carnival
Patrons of the Angels J'Ouvert Troupe for Antigua Carnival this year will be in for a treat, with a great package, fantastic entertainment and a guaranteed good time for all.
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PRINT VERSION OF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PROGRAM IS IN!
March 27th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The print version of ACYR program is in and the online version can be viewed here.
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NEW FORMAT FOR SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT IN MAY
March 18th 2013
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Antigua and Barbuda Marlin Classic set for an earlier start this year
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NEEDS A COMMITTEE BOAT
March 14th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta’s on-the-water competition!
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SPONSOR PANERAI ANNOUNCES NEW REGATTA ON CIRCUIT
March 14th 2013
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Officine Panerai announces Le Vela d’Epoca a Nopoli has joined the Classic Yachts Challenge circuit.
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US SKUTTLEBUTT REPORTS ON RORC CARIBBEAN 600
March 14th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
US Skuttlebutt describes RORC Caribbean 600 as ‘Incredible Race Track – Well Managed Event’.
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“MUST SEE ON ANTIGUA” REVIEW ON TRIPADVISOR
March 4th 2013
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Take a look below at this excellent review of Nelson's Dockyard.
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RORC INCREASE ENTRIES TO ROLEX FASTNET RACE
February 25th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Mass entries force RORC to increase the number of available places.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 PRIZE GIVING: A PARTY TO REMEMBER
February 25th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Packed with competitors, friends and family, Antigua Yacht Club was filled beyond capacity as close to a thousand revellers gathered for the RORC Caribbean 600 Prize Giving.
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DAY 5 RACE REPORT
February 22nd 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Spectacular Prize Giving Tonight: RORC Caribbean 600
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40 DEGREES BREAKS CLASS40 RECORD
February 21st 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
40 Degrees smashes the class 40 record by a whopping 3 hours!
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TIRED AND ELATED - DAY 4: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 21st 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Just after dusk at 19:34:34, Ron O'Hanley's American Cookson 50, Privateer came through the finish line off English Harbour, Antigua.
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GRINS ALL AROUND AS FIRST YACHTS FINISH
February 21st 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Mike Slade's crew on ICAP Leopard were enjoying a cold beer in the Antigua Yacht Club today and Leopard's owner, Mike Slade, was really enjoying winding down after a tough race in which ICAP Leopard took Line Honours for the second time: "That was definitely the toughest of the three races I have done, but I absolutely love this race; the course, the weather and the welcome we receive back in Antigua is just the best, anywhere.
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MONOHULL LINE HONOURS FOR ICAP LEOPARD
February 20th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
ICAP Leopard crossed the finish line in Antigua to take Monohull Line Honours for the 2013 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 20 February in an elapsed time of 45 hours 58 minutes and 05 seconds.
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DAY 3: A TOUGH DAY IN PARADISE
February 20th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
0700 (local time) Day Three RORC Caribbean 600
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MORNING GLORY: DAY 2 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Breaking news from the RORC Caribbean 600 race course is that the first finishers are expected in the early hours of tomorrow morning.
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CLOSE, BUT NO CIGAR!
February 20th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Paradox from California completed the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua on 20 Feb 03:22:52, in an elapsed time of 40:22:52, just missing out on the Multihull Course Record of 40:11:05.
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RACE REPORT: DAY 2 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Paradox shows record pace in 5th RORC Caribbean 600 race.
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SLEIGH RIDE CONTINUES: DAY TWO RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Close racing during the first night as the two majestic schooners Adela and Athos were virtually 'side by side'
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VIDEO ACTION FROM THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Check out video Highlights from the start of RORC Caribbean 600.
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GREASED LIGHTNING: 1700 RACE REPORT
February 19th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Paradox and Mike Slade's British Maxi, ICAP Leopard were both averaging a ballistic 18 knots covering the first 100 miles of the course.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 BLAST OFF
February 18th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
A flash of smoke, high above the 'Pillars of Hercules' announced the start of the 5th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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WARM ANTIGUAN WELCOME FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600 CREWS
February 18th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
5th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 was held at Antigua Yacht Club.
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LEOPARD SHARPENS ITS CLAWS
February 18th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Just 48 hours before a record breaking fleet sets sail for the 5th RORC Caribbean 600.
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5TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600: GETTING THE SHOW ON THE ROAD
February 15th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
The Yachting world eyes will be set on the much anticipated RORC Caribbean 600 race as top yachts and crew set sails.
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THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR SPONSORS PRIZE FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600 RACE
February 13th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 is a challenging race starting in Antigua on Monday 18 February, but the Inn at English Harbour is offering an even greater incentive for those competing in classes IRC 1, 2 or 3 to sail fast around the 11 Islands and 600nm race course.
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RECORD ENTRY SET FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 6th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Over 50 yachts will be competing for the 5th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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50 CLASSIC YACHTS LINE-UP FOR THE 5TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 1st 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
50 yachts will be on the start line for the 5th RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua with competitors representing 27 different nations
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ANGEL’S J’OUVERT TROUPE
January 28th 2013
Antigua Carnival
Angels J’ouvert Troupe, a product of Antigua Party People, is a fundraising troupe with the profits going to Colin Richards’ medical fund. At present they are in the process of organizing the 3rd Annual Angels J’ouvert Troupe for one of the highlights of Antigua’s Carnival, J’ouvert morning, set for Monday 5th August , 2013, from 4am to 10 am.
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2012 CHARTER SHOW PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS
January 25th 2013
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
See photo highlights of the 2012 Antigua Yacht Charter Show with new date announced for 2013 show and more news.
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RORC’S JOHN BURNIE SHARES HIS RECENT TRIP TO THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
January 24th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
Enjoy John Burnie’s Photos of the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City/Tiananmin Square.
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ICAP LEOPARD TO PARTICIPATE IN RORC CARIBBEAN 600
January 23rd 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
ICAP Leopard hopes to regain her course record in the RORC Caribbean 600 set to start from Antigua on February 18.
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 120
January 21st 2013
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society has recently published its latest quarterly newsletter for January- March 2013.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 BREAKS ANOTHER RECORD
January 7th 2013
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 already has 30 entries and expects a record fleet on the start line.
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BEST IN THE WEST FISHING TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS!
November 26th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Twenty-eight local boats competed in the annual fishing tournament held November 10.
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO. 119: OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2012 EDITION
November 14th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Historical and Archaeological Society (HAS) newsletter, published by The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. October-December 2012 Edition is out.
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31ST ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL AWARDEES
November 6th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
List of persons who received national awards as part of Antigua & Barbuda’s 31st anniversary of Independence celebrations.
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NATIONAL DRESS PARADE SETS EXCITING TONE FOR 31ST INDEPENDENCE
October 26th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The streets of St. John’s will spring alive this Friday with an imaginative and colourful spectacle of national pride.
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INDEPENDENCE MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA FOR ELDERLY
October 16th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Programme For the Elderly Seeks To Bridge Historical Gaps
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ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL CELEBRATES 169 YEARS
October 16th 2012
St. John's Cathedral
"Big Church" has reached a mile stone 169 years of existence.
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NOT CHIEF YET WINS CHAMPION BOAT
September 30th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Skipper JD Hall took home the prize for Champion Boat in the 5th Francis Nunes Jr Fishing Tournament.
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FRANCIS NUNES JR MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
September 30th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The winners of this weekend’s Francis Nunes Jr Memorial Fishing Tournament can be found here.
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FISHING, FUN AND RUM
September 13th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
So summer is over, but that doesn’t mean the fun ends. If you can wait a couple more weeks, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September will welcome in the 5th Annual Francis Nunes Jr. Fishing Tournament and Seafood Festival.
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NEW: VITALITY KITCHEN & BAR
September 5th 2012
Antigua Athletic Club
Antigua Athletic has unveiled a new kitchen and bar, Vitality that opens today at the fitness facility on Pavilion Drive in Coolidge.
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REGISTRATION OPENS FOR HOME & GARDEN FAMILY FESTIVAL
August 31st 2012
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The 2012 competition for the fifth annual Homes, Families and Garden Festival (H.F.G.F) is now open to residents.
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IMPRESSIVE CAST BOUND FOR ANTIGUA
August 30th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
In less than six months, the 5th edition of The RORC Caribbean 600 will start in Antigua. The race attracts a wide variety of yachts from all over the world, including ocean going performance cruisers and some of the world's most magnificent yachts.
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BURNING FLAMES TRAIL BLAZES TO NYC
August 16th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Burning Flames, will be bringing their sweet sounds to New York City for Labor Day to celebrate West Indian American Day
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ANTIGUA GRAMMAR SCHOOL MAKES A TEEN SPLASH
August 2nd 2012
Antigua Carnival
It was a tight competition but Antigua Grammar School's own Winston Pheonix made the biggest splash at this year's Teen Splash Competition.
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DOMINICA LACED WITH 51ST JAYCEES CROWN
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Miss Dominica, Nadira Lando takes the 51st Jaycees Crown.
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UNDOUBTED DE BEAR
August 6th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Check out this interview with the 2012 Calypso Monarch winner De Bear.
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WAVE GOODBYE TO CARNIVAL 2012
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Yesterday marked the end of the 11-day journey of called Antigua Carnival 2012, In Living Colour.
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CARNIVAL 2012 BAND OF THE YEAR AND ROAD MARCH RESULTS
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Check out Antigua Carnival 2012 Band of the Year Results and Road March Title.
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MEET THE GROOVY-JUMPY SOCA MONARCH 2012 KING!
August 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
After a splendid series of live performances on Saturday evening, the results were in and for the first time, Antigua’s Groovy and Jumpy King Soca Monarch was hailed Tian Winter!
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HAS NEWLETTER
August 2nd 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Every witnessed the demolition of a 17-year-old building? Check that out and more in this HAS Newsletter.
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CARNIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT
August 1st 2012
Antigua Carnival
Attention all jouvert troupes, here is a special announcement from the CDC.
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STILL NEED A COSTUME?
July 31st 2012
Antigua Carnival
Get your Carnival costumes, now.
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SAVE THE DATE: 5TH ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR. MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL!
July 31st 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
SAVE THE DATE! The 5th Annual Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Tournament and Seafood Festival Tournament scheduled for September 29th!
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL PAGEANT RESULTS
July 31st 2012
Antigua Carnival
Carnival 2012 continued with the Queen of Carnival Pageant last night at the Antigua Recreation Grounds. The results released by the Carnival Development Committee (CDC) are listed here.
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CALYPSO SCORE CARDS REVEALED
July 30th 2012
Antigua Carnival
A very impressed chairman of the Carnival Development Committee, Kayode O'Marde, congratulated and believes that the finals will prove to be one of the more recent, better competitions.
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DESTINATION DADLI II
July 30th 2012
Antigua Carnival
As Carnival 2k12 comes to an end make sure you leave this season with the hottest music! DESTINATION DADLI II: the brand new, second edition, CD compilation is all yours as of Thursday, August 2nd.
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IT'S TRUE, IT'S DRUE
July 30th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Special announcement from singer songwriter Ricardo Drue
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J'OUVERT CUTS A CORNER
July 27th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The route for this year’s J’Ouvert celebration has been altered.
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MISS OPTIMIST PETITE 2012
July 23rd 2012
Antigua Carnival
Presentation on bullying in schools helped 11-year-old Destiny Martin of Bolans Primary School win the 2012 Optimist Petit title.
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL CONTESTANT MOVED BY AMAZING GRACE
July 20th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Queen of Carnival contestant Miss Tenisha Sebastian shares her emotional experience at Amazing Grace Children's Hospital.
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CARNIVAL 2012 COMMITTEE PARADE ROUTES
July 18th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Carnival Development Committee Parade Routes for 2012.
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WADADLI BEER CALYPSO MONARCH QUARTER FINALS DATES
July 12th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee wishes to advise the general public of the NEW dates for the 2012 Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Quarterfinals slated for Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July.
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ANTIGUA BLACK PINEAPPLE AWARENESS DAY
July 10th 2012
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
As part of the Mango Festival 2012 activities, the Pineapple Awareness Day will be hosted at the Cades Bay Agriculture Station on Thursday, July 26th, 2012.
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40 YOUNG, VIBRANT, FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
July 9th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Are you young, vibrant and friendly with an outgoing personality? Well, Beautiful People is looking for you.
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CALL FOR VENDORS FOR MANGOFEST 2012
July 6th 2012
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Mangofest 2012 is set for August 18th and 19th and prospective vendors who are interested in joining in the Festival are asked to make contact with the Tourism Office at 1 268 462 0029.
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POWER RUMBLE TICKET GIVEAWAY
July 5th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Starting July 16th, visit our facebook page at noon for a chance to win tickets.
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JOIN ANGELS J'OUVERT TROUPE FOR CARNIVAL 2012
July 3rd 2012
Antigua Carnival
Angel's Jouvert Troupe has put together a package for J'ouvert morning for Carnival 2012.
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HELP THE MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
June 18th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Concerned citizens are lending a helping hand towards ceilings repairs for the Museum of Antigua & Barbuda.
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QUEENS WITH A CAUSE
June 18th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The 2012 contestants will be partnering with the Care Project, home to children with special needs at the Holberton Hospital, as part of their charity for this year.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA 25TH ANNIVERSARY
June 16th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
After 25 years, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta still attracts some of the most renown classic yachts in the world.
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JAM BAND REGISTRATION 2012
June 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee wishes to inform ALL Jam Bands that we are conducting registrations until Friday June 29, 2012.
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OPENING DATE ANNOUNCED FOR THE HFGF 2012 COMPETITION
June 12th 2012
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Opening of Community Development Division's Homes, Families & Garden Festival (HFGF), 21 June 2012
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SUMMER TIME FUN IN THE NELSON
June 20th 2012
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The National Parks Authority's Visitors Service Department presents Summer Time Fun in the Nelson's Dockyard.
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FANTASY 268 MAS TROUPE EVENTS
June 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Get the latest event information for Fantasy 268 Mas Troupe here!
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LEGGZ RELOADS WITH STAR STUDDED LINE-UP
June 8th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Leggz reloads in extraordinary fashion by bringing one of the biggest names in dancehall to meet the brightest stars in the soca business in a fete that is destined to go down as one to be remembered for a long time.
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EVERY BOARD COUNTS
June 7th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua & Barbuda needs your help!
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CALYPSO ADJUDICATORS WORKSHOPS
June 6th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee (CDC) is pleased to advise of the commencement of a series of Calypso Adjudicators Workshops. This series of workshops is extended to ALL persons desirous of becoming Calypso Competition Adjudicators.
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CARNIVAL 2012 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
June 4th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Check out the schedule of events for Antigua Carnival 2012!
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OVERDRAFT WINS MARLIN CLASSIC
May 29th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The 2nd Antigua and Barbuda Marlin Classic which took place on 28th May 2012 saw three boats leave Nelson's Dockyard Marina early in the morning in search of the big blue.
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PUBLIC LAUNCH SHELVED
May 29th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee (CDC) is confirming that there will be no public launch of carnival this year.
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SCALLY WAG AND BLUE RAPID VICTORIOUS
May 28th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Two boats cleaned up in the 46th Annual Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament.
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KICK OFF WITH 40 BOATS
May 26th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Last night heralded the opening of the 46th Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament. 40 boats from Antigua and around the Caribbean converged on historic Nelson’s Dockyard in time for the Captain’s Briefing and to size up the competition in times for this mornings bimini start at Fort Berkley.
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COUNTDOWN TO THE 46TH ANNUAL ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
May 21st 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
There are only a few days to go to one of Antigua's favourite events, the Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament, celebrating it's 46th year in 2012.
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SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT - THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!
May 15th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
And the countdown is now on! If you are bringing your boat, or joining a crew - take a look at our checklist - nearly there!
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CARNIVAL KICKS OFF
May 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The message from the Carnival Development Committee (CDC) was clear � Carnival 2012 is definitely on
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PUBLIC GETS GLIMPSES OF CARNIVAL QUEEN HOPEFULS
May 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Tenisha Sebastian, Alana Michael, Kimberly King, Daveile Payne Abbott, Ranee Laronde and Andrena Athill are the six delegates who will be vying for the Queen of Carnival crown this year in a show, which will be guided by the theme, Unleash Your Creativity.
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QUEEN OF CARNIVAL VISITS GERMANY
May 14th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Antigua and Barbuda Queen of Carnival, Latisha Greene has completed a visit to Germany, fulfilling one of her final duties as the 2011-2012 reigning Queen of Carnival.
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NO REGISTRATION FEE FOR CDC
May 10th 2012
Antigua Carnival
CDC Will Not Implement Registration Fee Process for Carnival 2012
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SPORT FISHING LAUNCH PARTY RAFFLE PRIZES ANNOUNCED
May 10th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Dinners for two; Stays for two; Mobile phones; Trip to Jamaica and more up for grabs!
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SPORT FISHING PARTY VENUE CHANGED
April 4th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Launch Party taking place on the 12th May has changed venues to Cloggy's at the Antigua Yacht Club - Mark your diary and see you there.
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REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 7TH ANNUAL MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
May 4th 2012
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Calling all Antigua's top chefs and bartenders.
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THE BIG ONE - THE LAUNCH - BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW
May 3rd 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Launch Party at Galleon Beach
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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MAS CAMP LAUNCH
May 2nd 2012
Antigua Carnival
A Grecian Temple, yep, in Antigua, that is what Beautiful People call their mas camp for carnival 2012.
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ACYR - GIG RACING & PRIZE GIVING
April 27th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Historical Nelson’s Dockyard was a sight to behold on Tuesday evening with so many beautiful classic yachts gracing the docks as the stage was set at the Copper and Lumber Store Hotel for the final prize-giving of the 2012 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - part of the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge and hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club.
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BUY YOUR TICKETS FOR THE SPORT FISHING LAUNCH PARTY NOW
April 25th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Enjoy the fishing, enjoy the lime! And this is the Lime that starts it all. This year at Calabash on Galleon Beach join Chickie and dance up a storm.
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HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
April 25th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Have a look at the Historical and Archaeological Society's latest newsletter, no. 117. Read the newsletter here.
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LONE FOX WINS PANERAI TROPHY IN ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 24th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Lone Fox, chartered by Don Ward, awarded the Panerai Trophy in Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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HUMPBACK WHALE JOINS IN ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 24th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Check out photos of a whale that showed up during Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta last weekend.
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CARNIVAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE INVITES TENDERS FOR PROVISION OF SERVICES
April 24th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee invites Tenders for the provision of the following equipment and services for Carnival 2012.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 3 & PARADE OF CLASSICS
April 24th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
This morning a patchwork sight of tan, cream and white sail patterns bobbing on a shimmering blue sea greeted those lucky enough to be out on spectator boats as again the regatta was blessed weather-wise on this the third day of racing in the 25th Antigua Yacht Regatta, the first regatta of the 2012 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 2
April 24th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
With a steady 12 – 14 knot wind and calm seas, today was rated by competitors and photographer’s alike as being a “Phenomenal” race day.
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SHOTS OF THE CLASSICS REGATTA BY TED MARTIN
April 24th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Check out some photos from the 2012 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta by Ted Martin of Photo Fantasy.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 1 & SINGLE HANDED RACE PRIZE GIVING
April 23rd 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Grey morning skies and heavy rain showers thankfully cleared in the nick of time as the first class in the 25th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta crossed the start line of the 20 mile ‘Old Road’ course.
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RESULTS OF CONCOURS D‘ELEGANCE OF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 23rd 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The judges of the prized Concours d‘Elegance competition again had a really tough job and some agonizing decisions this year with some fabulous entries not least of course, the immaculately restored Eilean, owned by the regatta’s platinum sponsor, Officine Panerai.
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EILEAN RACE TEAM GETTING READY
April 20th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Eilean crew getting ready to race in Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta,Falmouth Harbour.
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A & B SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT COMING SOON
April 18th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Check out the latest fishing news from Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing club.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL REGISTRATION 2012
April 16th 2012
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee wishes to remind stakeholders that registration for the various competitions for Carnival 2012 is open. Artistes registering for the first time are asked to present proof of Citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda.
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ENJOY THE FISHING, ENJOY THE LIME
April 11th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Annual Sportfishing Tournament launch party will be at Galleon Beach at 8 pm on May 12.
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RORC EASTER CHALLENGE
March 30th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Easter Challenge, due to take place on the Solent over the first three days of the Easter Bank Holiday (6th-8th April), will offer crews a unique opportunity to jump start their sailing programs.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA WILL ONCE AGAIN FEATURE SAIL MAINE PARTY
March 28th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The ‘Sail Maine Party’ with a New England feel will once again be a feature of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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CARIBANA ORGANIZERS PROMISE MORE WITH LESS
March 26th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Organisers seek to find innovative ways of minimizing expenses while delivering a remarkable product for Caribana 2012.
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MINISTER PROMISES BETTER 2012 CARNIVAL
March 26th 2012
Antigua Carnival
“Decisions are being made and it is just for the CDC-appointed committee to be in place. Carnival this year will run from July 28 to August 7 and I can promise you that this Carnival will be better than last year and previous years.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SUPPORTS YACHTING WORLD ROUND ANTIGUA RACE
March 14th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta invites all participants to enter Antigua Sailing Week’s Yachting World Round Antigua Race.
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2012 RORC CARIBBEAN 600: A RACE TO REMEMBER
February 27th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
The fourth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club was a sensational success.
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DAY 4 - LOOKS LIKE RáN
February 23rd 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
All of the yachts racing in IRC Zero are now accounted for. Rán are the class winners with George David's RP90, Rambler,in second place. Swan 80 Selene,skippered by Benjamin Davitt, finished the race this morning to secure third place in class and possibly lay claim to the Swan Caribbean Challenge Trophy.
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DAY 4 - TIME TRAVELLERS
February 23rd 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
Both Adela and Windrose capture the imagination of years gone by. In spectacular surroundings the golden age of the schooners was recreated in an epic battle between two magnificent yachts and just before dawn on the fourth day of the RORC Caribbean 600, the gentlemanly duel was settled.
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DAY 4 - 600 MILE SUPERYACHT MATCH RACE
February 23rd 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
Peter Harrison's 115ft ketch, Sojana and Gerhard Andlinger's 124ft sloop, P2 have never done battle before in an offshore race
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ESCAPE FROM GUADELOUPE - RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 22nd 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
Last night, the leading yachts in the RORC Caribbean 600 were approaching Guadeloupe, rising to 1,467 m (4,813 ft) above sea-level, the island produces the most significant wind shadow on the 600-mile racecourse.
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PM RACE REPORT - GAME ON - RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 22nd 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
At 1500 local time, the 214ft supermaxi, Hetairos claimed poll position in the RORC Caribbean 600. Passing to leeward of George David's 90ft maxi Rambler off the east coast of Montserrat.
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VIDEO FROM THE START OF THE 2012 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 21st 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
Race reports, blogs from the boats and video can be found on the Caribbean 600 website here.
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DAY 2: RAMBLER OUT IN FRONT - RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 21st 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
George David's RP90 Rambler has a commanding lead in the battle for line honours in the RORC Caribbean 600.
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4TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAZZLING SEND OFF
February 20th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
RORC Caribbean 600 Start Class Zero Credit: Tim Wright/Photoaction.com There was drama right from the start of the 4th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. Low cloud enveloped Antigua and a massive squall caused a torrential downpour.
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WARM ANTIGUAN WELCOME FOR CARIBBEAN 600 CREWS
February 19th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
Antigua Yacht Club hosted some legendary parties, however last night's welcome party for well over 500 competitors was the biggest in recent history.
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GETTING THE SHOW ON THE ROAD – 2012 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 18th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
The help of Antigua Yacht Club in hosting the RORC Caribbean 600 is a crucial part of the success of the event.
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CARIBBEAN 600 STARTS AT 1100 ON MONDAY IN ANTIGUA
February 17th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
The 4th RORC Caribbean 600, starts at 1100 on Monday 20th February. There isn't a single hotel room left near Antigua Yacht Club, as competitors fly in to the magical island of Antigua from all four corners of the world - Falmouth Harbour is filled to the brim with astounding yachts.
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46TH ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT COMING IN MAY
February 15th 2012
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The planning has started for the 46th Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament scheduled for May 25-28, 2012.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES ONLINE ENTRIES
February 12th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Kenny Coombs reminds participants of how easy it is to enter Antigua’s Classic Yacht Regatta online.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 SET TO GO ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
February 12th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 has more boats entered for this year’s event than ever before.
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SOCA DIVA CLAUDETTTE “CP” PETERS DANCE AUDITIONS
February 10th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Soca Diva Claudettte “CP” Peters Dance Auditions will take place on Friday 10th February 2012 at 6pm.
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THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR SPONSORS PRIZE FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COMPETITORS IN IRC 1,2, 3
February 8th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
Win a week's holiday for 2 at the exclusive Inn at English Harbour
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REGIONAL SOCA COMPETITION ADDED TO CARNIVAL LINE-UP
February 7th 2012
Antigua Carnival
Carnival organisers will this year scrap the Carnival Melting Pot show and replace it with a Caribbean soca monarch competition.
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DAY 3 - HETAIROS VICTORIOUS, RáN COUNT THE MINUTES
February 22nd 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
The 214ft superyacht Hetairos skippered by Vincent Fauquenoy, crossed the finish line in Antigua on Wednesday 22nd February 2012, completing the RORC Caribbean 600 in an elapsed time of 2 days 2 hours 39 minutes and 32 seconds to claim Line Honours.
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RACE OF NATIONS: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
January 30th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
With less than one month to go, the 4th RORC Caribbean 600 is set to get underway.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 START: ANTIGUA
January 27th 2012
RORC Caribbean 600
With less than one month to go, to the fourth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 2012 programme kicks off with a sensational cast in Antigua.
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 106
January 13th 2012
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
HAS Newsletter - Issue # 106 from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda!...
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REPORT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
January 8th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Chairman of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Kenny Coombs, provides an update on plans for the 2012 Regatta.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PROGRAM AVAILABLE ONLINE
January 8th 2012
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Program is now available online in advance of the print version which is coming soon.
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DAVID VS GOLIATH BATTLE SET FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
December 14th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
The 4th RORC Caribbean 600 Race looks set to stage a David versus Goliath battle in just over two months with a number of superyachts keen to do battle with each other whilst circumnavigating 11 Caribbean Islands, starting and finishing in Antigua.
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ARTISTE EMILE HILL TO LAUNCH HIS FIRST COLLECTION "THE ANGELS PROJECT"
December 1st 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
A labour of love and fascination for just over seven years, artiste Emile Hill will be launching his first collection. The Angels Project explores the realm of angels from various religions and spectrums of life and is handsomely reflected in Hill’s photography and art.
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HMS BOREAS MEMORIAL RACE WAS HELD ON NOVEMBER 20
November 22nd 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The HMS Boreas Memorial Race, conceived as a part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of Nelson’s Dockyard, took place in little wind last Sunday.
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DOCKYARD AT 50 IS A MODEL OF RESTORATION
November 18th 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Nelson’s Dockyard celebrated the 50th anniversary of its restoration with a fitting ceremony on Monday, November 14.
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 105
November 9th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
HAS Newsletter - Issue # 105 from the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda!
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BEST IN THE WEST FISHING TOURNAMENT WINNERS ANNOUNCED
November 8th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Best in West Tournament Winners Announced
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ANTIGUA'S CAPTAIN MICHAEL HALL, SPORT FISHING PROFILE
November 2nd 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Fishing has always been a family affair for Captain Michael 'Mickey' Hall, one of Antigua's most experienced and winning sports fishermen.
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4TH ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
October 18th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The catch is in and here are the results of the October 1st tournament.
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RORC ANNOUNCES 2011 SEASON’S POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS
October 18th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC announced the winners of its The RORC The RORC announced the winners of its sailing ‘Oscars’ earlier this month, many of which are regulars to Antigua.
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NELSON'S DOCKYARD RACE SERIES NEXT MONTH
October 18th 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, Nelson’s Dockyard will hold a series of two races on November 17 and 20, 2011.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ONLINE ENTRIES OPEN
October 17th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
Online entry for the 4th edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Caribbean 600 is now open.
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RESULTS ARE IN AT THE 4TH ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR FISHING TOURNY
October 2nd 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The twenty boats who entered the 4th Annual tournament were welcomed back to Nelson's Dockyard Marina by crowds of family, friends and well wishers.
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SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT BOAT FUEL STATION NOTICE
September 29th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Important notice for competitors of this weekend’s Sport Fishing Tournament
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4TH ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR. FISHING TOURNAMENT AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL - POSTPONED
September 21st 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Following a planning meeting which took place on the evening of 20th September, the Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Club regret to announce that the 4th Annual Francis Nunes Jr. Tournament and Seafood Festival has been postponed.
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FOOD-FUH-DAYS! AT THE FRANCIS NUNES JR. MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
September 8th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Technically, this is a sports story, specifically a sports fishing story, but it could just as easily be filed under food
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MANGO FESTIVAL 2011 COMES TO A CLOSE AT THE ANNUAL MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION AWARDS GALA
September 6th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Following four months of fruity festivities and events, Mango Festival 2011 officially came to close at a black tie turndown affair meant to reward participants of the annual Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition held on July 9th & 10th, 2011
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SIR VIVIAN RICHARDS DONATES PERSONAL ITEM TO AUCTION FOR WINSTON DAVIS
September 6th 2011
Sir Vivian Richards Foundation (S.V.R.F)
Cricket legend and golf enthusiast Sir Vivian Richards steps up and donates a personally signed limited edition poster to be auctioned during the prize giving ceremony for the INET International Pairs Golf Antigua and Barbuda Tournament organised by Golf Experience Caribbean (the regional franchise holders for International Pairs), slated to be held on Saturday, September 10 at the Cedar Valley Golf Course.
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HELP CREATE A NATURE PRESERVE AND NATURE TRAIL AND BEAUTIFUL GARDENS
September 5th 2011
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Help create a Nature Preserve and Nature Trail and beautiful gardens
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THE WONDER OF RACING CLASSICS
September 5th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Jonathan Bues has fond memories of his experience at Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta in April this year.
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JOIN THE LAUNCH PARTY FOR THE SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
September 4th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Don’t miss the launch party to be held on Saturday, September 17 at Cloggy’s at the Antigua Yacht Club
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4TH ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR. MEMORIAL FISHING TOURNAMENT COMING SOON
September 3rd 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
This exciting one-day fishing tournament and seafood festival will be held on September 24 in Nelson’s Dockyard.
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THE 4TH ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR. FISHING TOURNY LAUNCH PARTY
August 27th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
takes place at 8pm at Cloggys at the Antigua Yacht Club. Enjoy the fishing, enjoy the lime!
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HAS NEWSLETTER - ISSUE # 104
August 26th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Check out the latest newsletter from the Museum!
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REPRINTING OF THE 1933 CAMACHO MAP
August 24th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
The Museum of Antigua & Barbuda will offer a second printing of the 1933 Camacho map. The map shows all the names of the estates, roads and loco lines of that era.
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ANTIGUA
August 9th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The 4th Annual Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Tournament and Seafood Festival is scheduled to be held on September 24, 2011.
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ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS COMMITTING FOR ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
August 9th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Advertisers and sponsors are committing their support for the 25th annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta to be held April 19 to 24, 2012.
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CARNIVAL CLOSING PARADE
August 4th 2011
Antigua Carnival
Carnival Closing Parade will be held on Saturday August 6
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JUDGING OF TROUPES & GROUPES AND LAST LAP NOW POSTPONED - DATE TBC
August 2nd 2011
Antigua Carnival

NEW CD RELEASE: DESTINATION DADLI
July 28th 2011
Antigua Carnival
A brand new CD compilation featuring 15 blazing HOTT tracks from Antigua's Carnival 2011!!!
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RESULTS OF QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2011
July 27th 2011
Antigua Carnival

SIGN UP TODAY WITH A J'OUVERT TROUPE!
July 27th 2011
Antigua Carnival
Check out the different troupes available for this years J'ouvert jam.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NEWS UPDATE
July 27th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta has announced some of its plans for the celebration of its first 25 years!
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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF NELSON'S DOCKYARD RESTORATION
July 25th 2011
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Find out more about Nelson's Dockyard's 50th Anniversary celebrations.
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REGISTER FOR CARNIVAL WITH ALI & ASSOCIATES
July 22nd 2011
Antigua Carnival

CARNIVAL ROUTES
July 20th 2011
Antigua Carnival
2011 Carnival Routes
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2011 CARNIVAL TICKET PRICES
July 20th 2011
Antigua Carnival
Tickets will be on sale at various outlets around St.Johns.
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CHEFS AND BARTENDERS SHINE AT CULINARY COMPETITION
July 18th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The 6th Annual Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition took place on Saturday July 9th and Sunday July 10th, where chefs and bartenders from Antigua’s most prestigious establishments took top honors
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THE OFFICIAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO CARNIVAL
July 18th 2011
Antigua Carnival
The official start of carnival might be scheduled for next Wednesday in Antigua, but one wouldn’t be able to tell that easily.
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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MAS BAND COSTUMES - REGISTER TODAY!
July 13th 2011
Antigua Carnival

MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION 2011
July 13th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Chefs serve up a fresh twist in culinary competition
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MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION HEATS UP THIS WEEKEND
July 4th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Several of Antigua’s top chefs and bartenders, will face off this weekend in the 6th Annual Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition.
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45TH ANTIGUA BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS!
June 24th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Check out the video round up of the 45th Annual Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament which took place of the Whit weekend.
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RUM 'N COKE WINS INAUGURAL ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MARLIN CLASSIC
June 15th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The inaugural Antigua and Barbuda Marlin Classic saw four entries with a total of three tag and releases.
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SKYLARK AND SEA GHOST VICTORIOUS
June 13th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Antiguan boat Skylark and Guadeloupe boat Sea Ghost wiped the foor with the competition in this years' sport fishing tournament.
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SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT OFF TO A GREAT START
June 11th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
43 boats headed out of English Harbour this morning in search of the biggest catch.
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TRUDY, BRAND NEW ARTISTE, RELEASES SOCA TRACKS FOR ANTIGUA CARNIVAL
June 7th 2011
Antigua Carnival

WEATHER ROUTING INC TO SPONSOR SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
June 6th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Club is pleased to announce Weather Routing, Inc. (WRI) as sponsor to the 2011 Fishing Tournament. WRI is a private forecasting company specializing in marine weather since 1961.
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THE 45TH ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT BEGINS IN ONE WEEK!
June 1st 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
It's one week before the 45th Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament as well as the new 1 Day Antigua and Barbuda Marlin Classic Tournament.
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ROBIN MENDES WINS TICKETS TO LONDON FROM VIRGIN ATLANTIC
May 30th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
A very happy Robin received her winning tickets at the 45th Antigua and Barbuda Launch Party on Saturday evening.
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LOVE SCOOTERS? ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A YAMAHA CRYPTON WORTH EC$6,500!
May 26th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Love Scooters? Enter for your chance to win a Yamaha Crypton worth EC$6,500!
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MANGOFEST AT CADES BAY PINEAPPLE STATION
May 20th 2011
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
In light numerous efforts being initiated by the MangoFest Committee to create and enhance awareness of the country’s natural resources, especially the mango and the pineapple; a successful visit was undertaken to the Cades Bay
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HAS 2011 2ND QUARTER NEWSLETTER
May 19th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING ATTRACTING STRONG INTERNATIONAL INTEREST
May 18th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
With less than one month to go, the upcoming Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament taking place from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June is receiving very good interest from around the Caribbean.
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MINIATURE ANTIQUE WEST INDIAN FURNITURE EXHIBIT BY DESMOND JAMES
May 18th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MAS BAND REGISTRATION
May 18th 2011
Antigua Carnival

QUEEN OF CARNIVAL 2011 CONTESTANTS
May 12th 2011
Antigua Carnival
The Queen of Carnival Competition is the first staged pageant of Carnival, being held this year on July 26th. This show has maintained true to the core principles, however we have witnessed new innovative segments introduced to keep up with the times and enhance the overall production.
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2011 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA PRELIMINARY CUMULATIVE RESULTS
April 23rd 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
April 14th - 19th
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SINGLE HANDED PRIZE GIVING
April 20th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Following day 1 of the Regatta, the Classic Committee was set to hand out the prizes for the single-handed race.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA WRAPPED UP ON MONDAY
April 20th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The fourth and final race of the 2011 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was all set to top a long weekend of competitive racing.
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THE 24TH ANNUAL ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA ENDED FOLLOWING THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON TUESDAY EVENING
April 20th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The annual event, hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club and sponsored by Panerai, wrapped up Tuesday evening with a sumptuous buffet dinner followed by the prize giving.
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2011 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA - RACE 2
April 18th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The second of the four races in the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta took place today under varying light winds and sporadic rain showers!
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2011 PANERAI CLASSIC YACHTS CHALLENGE - DAY 1
April 17th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Falmouth - Antigua awoke to sunny skies and white fluffy clouds this morning, much to the relief of competitors and photographers on this the third race day in the 24th Antigua Yacht Regatta, the first regatta of the 2011 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge
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SINGLE-HANDED RACE & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE COMPETITION KICKS OFF THE 2011 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 15th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
FALMOUTH HARBOUR - As the registration desk closed last evening the committee confirmed that this year's regatta has the largest entry ever! With 65 plus entries the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is now without any doubt, the biggest regatta of its kind in the Caribbean.
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ENJOY THE FISHING, ENJOY THE LIME!
April 3rd 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Annual Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing tournament is taking shape.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA ONLY THREE WEEKS AWAY!
March 24th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
With only three weeks to go until the start of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, entries are pouring in and things are really shaping up!
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SPIRIT OF ATHENA THROUGH A SCOTSMAN
March 22nd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
Here is the story of Spirit of Athena's adventures in the RORC Caribbean 600 through the eyes of a Scotsman.
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STORMY WEATHER RETURNS TO ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
March 22nd 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Stormy Weather, one of the best-known and best-loved classic yachts sailing today, is expected back in Antigua next month for the 2011 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - A RACE COMES OF AGE
March 8th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
Louay Habib provides a wrap-up of the RORC Caribbean 600 Race.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA FEATURED ON SPORTS FISHING TV
March 8th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Antigua & Barbuda was featured on Sports Fishing TV; a popular television show about angling which airs on the Versus TV network in the USA.
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RORC REVIEW IN PHOTOS
March 2nd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
A few more fun photos from the race: by by Diane Morley-Ham
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FUN IN THE CARIBBEAN SUN
March 2nd 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Check out this great trip report on fishing while on vacation in Antigua..
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‘COMING OF AGE’ FOR THE NEW OFFSHORE CLASSIC: DAY 4 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 28th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
The sun has set on the 2011 RORC Caribbean 600 and the final results have been tabulated with Rambler 100 finishing on top of the pack.
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BUZZING IN ANTIGUA: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 25th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
With the big showdown done and dusted between the 100ft maxis, it was a full 10 hours before the third yacht crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua.
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RAMBLER 100 BREAKS RORC CARIBBEAN 600 MONOHULL RECORD
February 23rd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
George David’s maxi yacht, Rambler 100 crossed the finish line in Antigua in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
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CHARMING DESPITE DEFEAT: MIKE SLADE’S ICAP LEOPARD COMPLETES RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 23rd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
George David's Rambler 100 may have defeated Mike Slade's ICAP Leopard, but Slade was his usual charming self dockside, he even quoted Shakespeare:
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RAMBLER 100 TEAM TALK ABOUT THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 23rd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
A tired but elated team talk about the race and their plans on returning to Antigua for 2012.
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CHARMING DESPITE DEFEAT: MIKE SLADE’S ICAP LEOPARD COMPLETES RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 23rd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
ICAP Leopard finished second over the line in the RORC Caribbean 600 and graciously congratulated the owner and crew of Rambler 100 on line honours.
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THRILLS AND SPILLS
February 22nd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
Rambler on it's way to the line.
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BLAST OFF!!
February 21st 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
As if by magic, the tradewinds blew into the starting area off English Harbour, Antigua after several days of light winds.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: HOTTING UP IN ANTIGUA
February 20th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
The Antigua Yacht Club is buzzing with excitement, with only a day to go to the start of the 600-mile race around the central Caribbean. Yacht crews are busy at work making final preparations for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) Caribbean 600. Falmouth Harbour is an impressive sight with the RORC fleet safely moored up next to the yacht club.
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THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 12th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
John Burnie recalls some fun times in the 2010 RORC Caribbean 600!
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FAST FORMULA FOR FUN: RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 11th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
RORC Caribbean 600 Race 2011: Starts Antigua: 21 February
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RORC VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!
February 9th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
Once again the RORC Caribbean 600 yacht race is upon us and we are all working hard to make this year a bigger and better event as we build the reputation of this regatta.
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ABSF ONLINE ENTRIES NOW LIVE
February 7th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The planning has started for the 45th Annual Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament which takes place 10th-12th of June 2011.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA NOR NOW AVAILABLE
February 7th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Notice of Race for the 24th annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is now available and online application for entry is welcome.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA HISTORY
February 7th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was born in 1988 and now in its 24th year, the entries are coming in thick and fast!
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ONLY TWO WEEKS TO GO TO THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 7th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
With only two weeks to go to the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, there is a record number of confirmed entries at over 30.
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HAS NEWSLETTER NO # 112
January 27th 2011
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Historical & Archaeological Society Museum of Antigua & Barbuda
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA SPORT FISHING GETS AIRING IN US
January 26th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
On the 5th March with a TV programme being filmed this week called Antigua and Barbuda Shallows.
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CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION FACILITATES A PLAYWRIGHTING COURSE
January 24th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
The Drama Department within the Cultural Development Division presents a seven (7) week course in Playwrighting for persons 17 years of age and over, facilitated by the Drama Coordinator, Mr. Owen Jackson, graduate of Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica.
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA TAKING SHAPE
January 24th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 24th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is starting to take shape, and the first entries are coming in.
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COUNT-DOWN TO THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
January 23rd 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
With less than a month to go to the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, the entry list continues to grow with an unprecedented 14 nations represented.
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MOUNT GAY BECOMES GOLD SPONSOR OF CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
January 23rd 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is pleased to announce that Mount Gay has become a gold sponsor of the famous annual event.
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SPORT FISHING TV COMING BACK TO ANTIGUA
January 11th 2011
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Last year they were off shore, this year they will be back to feature in shore fishing in a new programme Antigua/Barbuda Shallows.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ENTRY UPDATE
January 10th 2011
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 is just around the corner and Jazz is the latest high-profile confirmed entry.
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TALES FROM ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
January 8th 2011
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Tales from Don Ward's Winsome, a regular participant in past Antigua Classic Yacht Regattas.
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DOCKYARD HOSTS ONE OF THE TOP FIVE CHRISTMAS PARTIES IN THE WORLD
December 22nd 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The annual Nelson’s Dockyard Champagne Party has, so says organizer Hans Smit, been described as “the fifth best Christmas party in the World”.
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CHRISTMAS IS UNIQUE IN ANTIGUA!
December 18th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Christmas in Antigua just wouldn’t be Christmas without the annual Nelson’s Dockyard Champagne party.
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BEHOLD THAT STAR CHRISTMAS CONCERT
December 16th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
“It’s the children that make this all worth it.” You might be singing the same tune after hearing them lift their voices in song at the Dean William Lake Cultural Centre. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets can be had from choir members or Glenette’s.
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ICAP LEOPARD VS RAMBLER 100 AT RORC CARIBBEAN 600
December 8th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
RORC Caribbean 600 announces one of the biggest showdowns for years with ICAP Leopard taking on Rambler 100 (formerly Speedboat).
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ST. JOHN’S CATHEDRAL TOUR DETAILS
November 25th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
Beginning in the grave yard and end outside at the base of the steps where the blessed stones are now located;
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2011 RORC CARIBBEAN 600 HEATING UP!
November 17th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Excitement is building for the upcoming 2011 RORC Caribbean 600 race scheduled to begin from English Harbour, Antigua on February 21, 2011.
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - AEGIR II MAKES ITS RACING DEBUT IN ANTIGUA
November 17th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Brian Benjamin's latest magnificent racing yacht, Aegir II, will make its racing debut in Antigua in the RORC Caribbean 600 in February 2011.
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PAPPY SHOW
October 21st 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Pappy Show is a visual feast of creative talent in commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the country’s independence. A cast of 80 models with 12 designers including makeup/body painting artists, hairstylists, dancers, soca performers have come together to showcase Antigua fashion and Caribbean style on Sunday 31st October at the Multipurpose Centre at 7:30 pm.
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HOMECOMING FASHION SHOW
October 21st 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
Come 24th October at 7:30pm the Multipurpose Centre comes alive with a grand fashion showcase featuring twelve (12) local fashion designers and highlighting leading Vincentian fashion designer Kimone Baptiste.
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BEST IN THE WEST
October 20th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Come along, fish and take part in the Calcutta. Put EC$100 in the pot, largest wahoo takes the lot!
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YOUTHS HAVE IT IN 2010
September 27th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The 3rd Annual Francis Nunes Tournament was definitely one for the youths with three of the major prizes going to youths aged sixteen and under.
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BRYDENS COCKTAIL LOUNGE AT SPORTS FISHING TOURNAMENT
September 20th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Brydens will be hosting their a cocktail lounge to show you how to enjoy Bombay Sapphire and Grey Goose Vodka at Friday 25th 3rd Francis Nunes Jr Memorial Fishing Tournament.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA TO LAUNCH 29TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN GRAND STYLE
September 15th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Independence Festival
under the banner Antigua and Barbuda - One Family celebrating our youth, the 29th Annual Independence celebrations will be launched on Thursday.
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SPORT FISHING LAUNCH PARTY VENUE CHANGE
September 12th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Now takes place in Captain's Quarters, Falmouth (at the Catamaran Hotel).
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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR FISHING LAUNCH PARTY
September 3rd 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
At only EC$20 per ticket, and ALL funds going to making the tournament a success, this fete is must. Being held at Captains Quarters, sounds from Chickie and a EC$5 bar, don't miss out - get your ticket now.
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DONATE TO CATHEDRAL RESTORATION PROJECT
August 26th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
Help restore one of Antigua's most famous landmarks, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in St. John's
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MANGO PINEAPPLE MENU 2010 AWARDS TO CHEFS AND BARTENDERS.
August 19th 2010
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
View the results of Mango Pineapple Menu 2010 Awards to Chefs and Bartenders
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THE 3RD ANNUAL FRANCIS NUNES JR TOURNAMENT AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
August 19th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Both Antiguan anglers and those from nearby islands enter this fun one-day tournament celebrating the contribution of Francis Nunes Jr to sport fishing in Antigua.
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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLANNING AND RESPONSE IN THE NELSON’S DOCKYARD
August 4th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
When hurricanes threaten our islands, our first response is usually to our homes and families. Historical sites that are government owned are often forgotten and neglected; left to the elements and luck. But in the Nelson’s Dockyard, things are different.
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SPECTACULAR RACING YACHTS BOUND FOR ANTIGUA
August 2nd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
ICAP Leopard and Beau Geste will be returning and Ran joins the RORC 600 challenge for the first time in 2011.
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SUMMER 2010 RESEARCH SEASON, NELSON’S DOCKYARD NATIONAL PARKS RESEARCH CENTER
July 28th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The annual summer research program has begun. Archaeologists and students from Chico Campus California State University, led by Professor Georgia Fox have returned to work at Betty’s Hope
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MEET THE SOCA FINALISTS
July 28th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Anticipated to be one of the biggest and hottest shows for Antigua Carnival, the artistes participating in the LIME Jumpy and Groovy Party Monarch competition are being given the star treatment.
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POWER LINE-UPS FOR LIME PARTY MONARCH
July 28th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee has released the order of appearance for the artistes participating in the Lime Party Monarch competition.
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WHO WILL BE THE NEXT JAYCEES CARIBBEAN QUEEN?
July 26th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Who will be the next Jaycees Caribbean Queen? ? Your guess is as good as mine
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CDC OFFICIAL PRESS CONFERENCE SERIES 2010
July 19th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The final set of Sponsorship Press Conference Series dates and venues for this week.
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REGISTRATION OF VENDORS FOR CHRISTAIN VALLEY MANGOFEST
July 16th 2010
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Persons wishing to be vendors at the Christian Valley Mango Festival scheduled for August 14 & 15 are asked to contact the the Events Cordinatotor Marcelle Freeland -John at 562-7439 at the Ministry of Agriculture, Headquarters on Independence Drive, to collect an applications form.
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ANTIGUA COMMERCIAL BANK ANNOUNCES MAJOR SPONSORSHIP OF PANORAMA
July 8th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Carnival Development Committee (CDC) has expressed its profound gratitude to Antigua Commercial Bank, the country's first indigenous commercial bank, for once again sponsoring the Panorama competition.
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PARTY AND GROOVY MONARCH PRELIMINARIES ALL SET TO EXPLODE
July 5th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The staging of the quarterfinals in the Lime Party and Groovy Monarch competition will begin on Monday.
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BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA OPENING OF CARNIVAL 2010
June 30th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Bank of Novia Scotia committing to being a carnival partner for 2010
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TIAN – ‘HITTING ALL THE RIGHT NOTES’
June 14th 2010
Antigua Carnival
By winning both the Party and Groovy Soca Monarch Competitions in 2009, Tian Winter enters the 2010 Carnival season with great expectations resting upon his shoulders.
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CHECK LIVE COVERAGE OF PRE-CARNIVAL
June 11th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Can't make it to the party, or even worse, no chance as it's a plane ride to get here, don't worry, check into our live feed and you won't miss out.
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FIESTA & FIREWORKS
June 11th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Rumbena Sections of LIME Dynamics...
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NEW FISHING TOURNAMENT
June 9th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The Antigua and Barbuda Marlin Classic is launched.
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BOOKS ON THE 2010 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA AVAILABLE
June 3rd 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Now Available: Memories of the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta..
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RED EYE FETE 2010
June 3rd 2010
Antigua Carnival
Full line up announced with International attraction
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REVELLERS MAS TROUPE GRAND RAFFLE
May 28th 2010
Antigua Carnival
The Revellers Mas Troupe in celebration of our 35th Anniversary of Mas is having a grand raffle.
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SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT INCREASES BOAT NUMBERS AGAIN
May 25th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
The curtains have come down on the 44th Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament and has been hailed a great success by all involved.
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SOLID INTERNATIONAL BAND LAUNCH TICKETS
May 25th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Tickets on Sale for Solid International Band Launch.
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THE FRENCH ARE COMING
May 19th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
From Guadeloupe, French St. Martin and St. Barts for this weekends tournaments as well as St. Thomas and Dutch St. Martaan.
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SPORT FISING LAUNCH PARTY ROCKED THE HOUSE
May 9th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
18 Prize winners and Claudette Peters, Sleepy and Taxik rocking the house.....literally!
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LAUNCH OF ENGLISH HARBOUR/FALMOUTH CCTV SECURITY SYSTEM.
April 23rd 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
In February of 2009 a Committee was set up to consider the introduction of CCTV cameras in the English Harbour and Falmouth areas.
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GARD’S RECYCLING DISPLAY
April 21st 2010
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The Antigua & Barbuda Waste Recycling Corporation (ABWREC) now has a permanent display at the Gilbert Agricultural Rural Development (GARD).
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ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA WRAPS UP WITH PRIZE GIVING
April 21st 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 23rd Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club and sponsored by Panerai and part of the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge, wrapped up last night with a sumptuous buffet and barbecue outside the Copper & Lumber Store Hotel in Nelson’s Dockyard accompanied by an impressive big screen slideshow presentation of the Regatta highlights as photographed by the many press photographers who covered the racing for newspapers and magazines around the globe
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DAY THREE RACE
April 19th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Patchy blue skies, brisk easterly winds and moderate seas – but thankfully no rain – greeted the vast fleet of classic yachts and spectator boats for the third race in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta this morning.
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CLASSIC RACE 1 & CONCOURS D
April 19th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The crew of the beautifully maintained Aage Nielsen Ketch, Saphaedra had plenty to celebrate last evening at the Boat International sponsored Concours d'Elegance competition prize-giving when they scooped both the the Professionally Maintained Private Classic Class trophy as well as the Overall Winners prize in this much esteemed competition.
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DAY TWO RACE
April 18th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Last evening the Carib Bean Coffee Single Handed Race prizes were awarded after a short delay due to a 'Dark (and only 'slightly') Stormy' rain shower! Meanwhile the Sundowner party got well underway with much swigging of the above, regardless of the weather!
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23RD ANNUAL CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA OPENS WITH BANG
April 16th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 23rd annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was launched Wednesday evening with a huge celebration bar-b-q followed on Thursday morning with judging for the Concours d’Elegance and the popular single-handed race Thursday afternoon.
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DARK AND STORMY - SEAS AND DRINKS
April 16th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
End of day one racing brings high seas and big drinks.
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FIRST RACE IN 2010 ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA UNDERWAY TODAY
April 16th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
This is it – the kick-off race of the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta gets underway momentarily outside the mouth of this harbour on a 20-mile course called “Old Road.”
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BAYWATCH MEETS ANTIGUA CLASSICS IN A CLOUD OF PINK
April 16th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
A rope caught around their propeller halted the pink bikini clad crew as they tried to leave the marina.
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CONCOURSE D'ELEGANCE TO HONOUR OUTSTANDING CLASSIC YACHTS
April 15th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The enormous array of classic yachts at the 23rd annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will be judged this morning for trophies honoring the Best Professionally Maintained Yacht” and the “Best Privately Maintained Yacht.”
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FRUIT OFF
April 14th 2010
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
On April 26th, the Mango Festival Committee will be holding a Fruit – off among schools at the House of Culture.
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SINGLE-HANDED RACE KICKS OFF ANTIGUA CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA
April 14th 2010
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 11th annual single-handed race for classic yachts up to 75 feet in length will kick off the 23rd annual Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta tomorrow in a 12-mile course outside Falmouth Harbour.
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REGISTRATION FOR CARNIVAL 2010
March 26th 2010
Antigua Carnival
NFO is presently distributing and accepting completed registration forms for and from contestants
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ANTIGUA SPORT FISHING GETS INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE
March 25th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Club and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority hosted a four day visit from the film crew responsible for the international television show Sport Fishing Television
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DONATIONS SOLICITED FOR RESTORATION NATIONAL LANDMARK
March 5th 2010
St. John's Cathedral
After forced to close its doors after a section of its floor collapsed and was scene of an accident when a teacher fell through the floor.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - HATRICK FOR BEAU GESTE
February 26th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
RORC Caribbean 600 - Hatrick for Beau Geste
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 LATEST
February 25th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
The latest from Day 4 of the RORC Caribbean 600
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 LATEST: DSK PIONEER INVESTMENTS FINISH
February 25th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
The latest from the RORC Caribbean 600
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RORC CARIBBEAN NEWSFLASH
February 25th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Beau Geste takes monohull line honours finishing the RORC Caribbean 600
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GLIMCHER CATAPULTS TO THE FRONT
February 24th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Marc Glimcher and his crew are having a great race and currently lead the RORC Caribbean 600 overall on handicap
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FINGERS CROSSED FOR THE WIND
February 24th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Day three of the RORC Caribbean 600 and Richard Bamford’s Swan 38, Dolfijn is the new overall leader.
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REGION GUADELOUPE TAKES LINE HONOURS IN CARIBBEAN RORC 600
February 24th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Claude Thelier & John Burnie’s ORMA 60 trimaran, Region Guadeloupe, finish RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 24th February 18:49 03
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ANTIGUA YACHT CLUB 20:00 TONIGHT
February 24th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
John Burnie's ORMA 60, Region Guadeloupe is expected to finish the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:00 tonight.
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SHOTS FROM BELOW FORT SHIRLEY
February 23rd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Photography Jason Pickering captured some fantastic shots of the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 which started at midday Monday 22nd February.
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BLESMA CHARTER ONDECK YACHT TO COMPETE.
February 23rd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
BLESMA is the British Limless Ex-Service Man's Association, and each team member racing is an amputee.
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MONDAY BLUES
February 23rd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
“It has been a long time coming.’ Said Karl Kwok, skipper of Beau Geste. “I was going to come to sail in Antigua 11 years ago but had to miss out. I have been looking forward to this race for some time and as a RORC member, I am very happy to support this race and my club.”
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WHALES AND WIND SHADOWS
February 23rd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
As dawn broke on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, ORMA 60 Region Guadeloupe had just rounded St.Maarten, the most northerly part of the course.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 OPENING PARTY
February 22nd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
The RORC Caribbean 600 got off to a great start on Saturday night with the official launch party at Cloggy's at the Yacht Club.
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THE RORC RAISING THE STANDARD
February 22nd 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
The Antigua National Parks conservation area of Fort Charlotte will be used to start the 2010 RORC Caribbean 600. It is named after one of Lord Nelson’s commanders and dates back to the 1700s
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 GETTING READY TO START!
February 18th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Final preparations are under way for the biggest offshore sailing race in the Caribbean.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 8th 2010
RORC Caribbean 600
Fancy Volunteering? The RORC Caribbean 600 Needs You
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SECURITY INITIATIVE TO BE LAUNCHED IN THE NATIONAL PARKS AREA
January 26th 2010
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The Antigua and Barbuda National Parks Authority is continuing on its drive to make the National Parks area safe and secure for residents and visitors alike.
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HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TRANSFORM ROAD CENTRE INTO A THING OF BEAUTY
January 26th 2010
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
The Antigua and Barbuda Horticultural Society continued with its master plan this weekend to transform gardens around the island into beautiful places for us to be proud of
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MEL AND ANNIE ATLANTIC CROSSING
January 19th 2010
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Mel and Annie bump into a friend in the Atlantic Ocean.
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2010 CARNIVAL REGISTRATION FORMS ARE READY!!!!
January 19th 2010
Antigua Carnival
Registration Forms are available at the NFO during business hours (Mondays to Thursdays 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and on Fridays 8:00 am to 3:00pm.
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FILM CREW IN ANTIGUA SHOOTING FISHING FOR NEW US TV SERIES
January 12th 2010
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Marlin Magazine today did their first days shoot of the half hour TV programme about fishing in Antigua to be aired at the end of March.
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ATLANTIC ROWERS FINALLY AT THE START
January 6th 2010
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Atlantic Rowing Race finally starts after a month delay
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ATLANTIC ROW RACE DELAYED AGAIN
December 22nd 2009
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
New start date December 29th.
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KOFI’S ART INSPIRES YOUNG ARTISTS AND ART LOVERS
December 7th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Saturday, December, 05, 2009 – St. John’s, Antigua: Students from the Antigua State College, the Antigua Girls High School and the Mary E. Piggott School were just some of the visitors to the upstairs gallery of the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, where they viewed the 26 images of the ‘Colour & Movement – Images Past and Present’ collection presented by Alvin Kofi Ferris.
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ATLANTIC ROWING RACE 2009 TEAMS
November 27th 2009
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
See Atlantic rowing race 2009 Solo & pair teams
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RACE 2009 FROM LA GOMERA, CANARY ISLANDS TO IDYLLIC ENGLISH HARBOUR, ANTIGUA
November 27th 2009
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
There are now just 9 days to go until the start of the Atlantic Ocean Rowing Race 09 and all 72 competitors are now in La Gomera.
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KOFI DELIVERS MASTERCLASS AT ANTIGUA STATE COLLEGE
November 23rd 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Art students at the Antigua State College had a special Master Class with visiting visual artist, Alvin Kofi Ferris. The 16 ‘A’ level students and their lecturer, Mark Brown had an opportunity to see how Kofi creates his figurative drawings. There was also a question and answer session, where students learnt more about Kofi’s art journey and how to make a living as an artist.
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LEADING UK BLACK ARTIST TO EXHIBIT IN ANTIGUA
November 16th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Artist, Alvin Kofi Ferri will be showcasing his art show ‘Colour & Movement’, which will take place in the upstairs gallery of the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda from November 28th to December 3rd, 2009.
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HELP THE MUSEUM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
November 4th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
An urgent call to the Antigua & Barbuda Diaspora
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THE DORNIER FLYING BOAT
September 14th 2009
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
From the Great Dornier flying boat landing in St. John’s Harbour in 1931 to present day..The Museum recounts the epic journey of the history of Aviation in Antigua and Barbuda in a multimedia presentation, Saturday 26th September, 7:00pm
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