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LEARNING HOW TO SAIL IN ANTIGUA
April 26th 2018
Ondeck
Check out visitor, Matt Poyner's fantastic video and review of his recent sailing experience with Ondeck.
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CREAM TEAS AND THE NOT SO SERIOUS RACES
April 26th 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The 2018 ACYR came to a humorous close on Tuesday during the highly anticipated Gig Races.
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DOLPHIN DILEMMA: THE ANTIGUA & BARBUDA STORY
April 25th 2018
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
This documentary is a must watch for all environmentalists and communities, young and old.
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A NIGHT OF WINNING TRADITION
April 25th 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Conditions were Caribbean perfect for the final evening of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 135
April 24th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua Sailing Week and more yachting news.
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TIGER TYSON HEADS TO KITEBOARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
April 24th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Though kiteboarder Tiger Tyson has already qualified to represent Antigua and Barbuda at the Youth Olympics Games this year, he heads to the next Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Qualification Event.
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A CRESCENDO TO THE END... 
April 23rd 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
On the fourth and final race of the 2018 ACYR, boats in the lead set off hoping to hold it, while the rest of the fleet went out in full battle mode.
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ASW 2018 POCKET GUIDE
April 23rd 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
Whether you are a sailor, spectator, or partygoer, the Pocket Guide has got you covered on everything you need to know about Antigua Sailing Week.
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WADADLI YOUTH PEN 2018 WINNERS
April 23rd 2018
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Kyle Christian, 28, author of ‘Creak’, is the winner of the Wadadli Youth Pen Prize Winner Take All Historical Fiction/Poetry Challenge.
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WINDRUSH TO LOVERS ROCK, AN ANTIGUAN STORY: CREATIVE SPACE #3 OF 2018
April 23rd 2018
What's On
When you say Windrush in the Caribbean, it’s understood that you’re talking about the mass migration.
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THE ACYR LOVES A PARADE! 
April 23rd 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The Kenny Coombs Memorial Cannon Course, perfectly set for four long and lively legs of reaching, is really the first parade of the day.
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A CLASSIC REGATTA, ANTIGUA STYLE
April 22nd 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
On the water, it was obvious that yesterday’s weather was a repeat so skippers employed cautionary reefing.
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WILD & WOOLLY WEATHER FOR RACE 1
April 22nd 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
After a night of blustery rain squalls, followed by hours of uncertain calm, the weather geared up to a respectable 20 knots.
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TEAM ANTIGUA DONATES TO MANGROVE PLANT RESTORATION PROJECT
April 22nd 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The rowers announced today that they will donate US$50,000 towards the project.
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NSA NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2018
April 20th 2018
National Sailing Academy
Read about the Youth Racing Team; winners of the AYC Round the Island Race, the Girls Sailing Team, Yacht Training Programme, and more.
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THE LAUNCH OF THE 31ST ACYR 
April 20th 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The energy in Falmouth Harbour spiked as each entry sailed in for the start of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, set over April 18 - May 24.
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UNITED NATIONS OF ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
April 20th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
More than 100 boats registered from 30 countries worldwide and crews from many more will be taking part in a nine-day festival.
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FOR RENT: DOCKYARD VIEW VILLA
April 20th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Four bedroom villa with superb sea views from which to watch the bustling marine activity is available from US$4,550 weekly.
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FOR RENT: HALCYON MEWS DOWNSTAIRS
April 20th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Two bedroom property located atop a hillside overlooking the beach and the acclaimed Sandals Grande Resort & Spa is renting at US$1,500 monthly.
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CARNIVAL 2018 LAUNCH & WHAT'S ON
April 19th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features the launch of Antigua's Carnival, regattas and events, special offers and news.
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PAAWS KICK-STARTS ANIMAL AMBULANCE FUNDRAISING DRIVE
April 19th 2018
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
Big-hearted animal lovers are being urged to donate to the major fundraising drive.
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STUDENTS OF THE VICTORY CENTER SHOOT HOOPS
April 18th 2018
Digicel
Each student got outfitted with their very own Jumpstart gear and took their chance at the hoops.
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A & B NOMINATED FOR 25TH ANNUAL WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
April 18th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Vote for Antigua and Barbuda to win the awards. Voting ends on August 12, 2018.
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ANTIGUA’S CARNIVAL SET TO LAUNCH THIS WEEKEND
April 18th 2018
Antigua Carnival
Commencing promptly at 2pm on Saturday 21st, the city will come alive with sweet steel pan music.
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CELEBRITY & LUXURY DESTINATION WEDDING PLANNERS
April 18th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua and Barbuda wedding planners are invited to plan romantic getaways.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ROCKED BY EARTHQUAKE
April 18th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
Reports are that the quake was a magnitude 4.4, and was felt in countries like Montserrat and St. Kitts.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2018
April 17th 2018
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Whether you're looking to buy or rent, find plots, commercial properties, and luxury homes in this month's real estate newsletter.
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SEVEN BASKETBALLERS SELECTED FROM DIGICEL NBA JUMPSTART CAMP
April 17th 2018
Digicel
Young basketballers from Antigua & Barbuda and St. Kitts & Nevis to go to Trinidad.
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CAMBUSA'S NEW RESTAURANT OPENING SOON IN PALMA DE MALLORCA
April 17th 2018
Cambusa Italian Restaurant
The new restaurant is scheduled to open in the Summer of 2018.
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CSA NEWSLETTER
April 17th 2018
Caribbean Sailing Association
Get the latest news on upcoming regattas and results from those recently concluded, and more.
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FOR RENT: ST. ANNE'S POINT
April 17th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
Set on 1.5 acres on a har­bour­side promon­tory, St Anne’s Point is built upon a 200-year-old cannon platform. Rates apply from US$28,000 weekly.
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FOR RENT: FEATHERHEAD
April 17th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
Stunning villa situated in Harbour View, just seconds away from Jolly Harbour and its facilities is renting from US$1,750 weekly.
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EXCAVATING HISTORY: CREATIVE SPACE #2 OF 2018
April 17th 2018
What's On
The latest installment in author Joanne Hillhouse's blog series, Creative Space, highlighting the book launch of Plantations of Antigua.
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FOR SALE: INDIAN VIEW
April 17th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
Beautiful three bedroom villa on Harbour Island in the heart of desir­able Jolly Har­bour is selling at US$1,350,000.
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FOR RENT: NEW 1-BEDROOM SUITE
April 16th 2018
Tamarind Hills
Take a peek at the new one-bedroom suite at Tamarind Hills
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FOR RENT: THE SEA HOUSE
April 16th 2018
Antigua - Barbuda Villa Rentals
An impressive 7-bedroom villa overlooking the bay and resort. From US$8,820/weekly.
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FOR SALE: VILLA BELLAVISTA
April 16th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Aptly named, this brand new 4-bedroom villa hits the market at US$1.995 Million
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FOR SALE: ST. JAMES CLUB VILLA 468
April 16th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Views that will take your breathe away and resort-style living at US$695,000.
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FOR SALE: VILLA ROMANA
April 16th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Breathtaking three-bedroom villa overlooking Half Moon Bay. Price set at US$925,000.
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PLAYING TO INSPIRE 2: CREATIVE SPACE #1 OF 2018
April 16th 2018
What's On
The first post of author Joanne Hillhouse's blog series, Creative Space, highlighting the recent performances of the Kanneh-Mason Family in Antigua.
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“SUCH A GREAT PLACE” REVIEW ON TRIPADVISOR
April 13th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society
Check out the 5-star review on Tripadvisor.com by zkemom of Woodstock, Georgia who visited the Donkey Sanctuary one week ago.
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FOR RENT: VILLA INAH
April 13th 2018
Island Living Ltd
Beautiful 2-bedroom villa on the South Finger of Jolly Harbour, a few minutes’ walk from one of the most beautiful beaches in Antigua is renting at US$350 per day.
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FOR RENT: VILLA LENA
April 13th 2018
Island Living Ltd
A newly renovated, two bedroom, one bathroom luxury villa located in the beautiful South Finger in Jolly Harbour is available for rent at US$300 per day.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 134
April 13th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and more yachting news.
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CANINE PARVOVIRUS & HOW IT CAN BE PREVENTED
April 13th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society
Parvovirus is a devastating disease that affects dogs of all ages, and unfortunately is very widespread in Antigua.
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DIGICEL & THE NBA CONTINUE TO DEVELOP TALENT IN THE CARIBBEAN
April 12th 2018
Digicel
Sixty aspiring players from Antigua & Barbuda will have the opportunity to showcase their talents.
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STAGE SET FOR OPEN-AIR OPERA CONCERTS & WHAT'S ON
April 12th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features the first ever opera performances, dining nights, party nights with live bands or DJs, special offers and much more.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK INSPIRING YOUTH
April 12th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
The Greig City Academy youth sailors from the London state school are all-up for showing what they can do at 51st Antigua Sailing Week!
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RENESHA GORDON WINS HARPER'S SCHOOL ART COMPETITION
April 12th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
The judges found that her design totally captures this year's theme 'Stop Plastic Pollution'.
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BLUE WATERS NOMINATED IN READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
April 10th 2018
Blue Waters Resort & Spa
Help them to win a well deserved place by voting for them in the Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards.
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ASW: DJ PUFFY ADDED TO REGGAE IN THE PARK
April 9th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
Barbadian DJ, Andre "Puffy" Parris who holds the coveted title of Red Bull Thre3style World Champion 2016 will perform on May 1st.
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CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH
April 9th 2018
Kiwanis Club of Wadadli
Kiwanis Club commemorates April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. Child abuse and neglect are not foreign concepts.
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ACME: APRIL 2018 REAL ESTATE NEWSLETTER
April 9th 2018
ACME Real Estate Agents
Check out the Five Benefits of investment property, and see the latest properties and plots on the market for sale and rent.
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AYC CAR PARK RULES & RESTRICTIONS
April 9th 2018
Antigua Yacht Club
Due to very limited parking spaces available, it is essential that restrictions apply and that parking is time limited.
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CDEMA TO LAUNCH MODEL SAFE SCHOOL PROGRAMME
April 6th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
Antigua & Barbuda is one of six countries in the Caribbean that will be seeking to strengthen the resiliency of their education sector.
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SHEER ROCKS IN NEWS AMERICAS TOP 5 RESTAURANTS
April 6th 2018
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
The restaurant has been named by News Americas as one of the top 5 Best Fine Dining Caribbean Restaurants you should know.
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NOTICE OF LOW-COST SPAY & NEUTER CLINICS
April 6th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society
The Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society hosts low-cost spay and neuter clinics every other Friday at 8:30 am at the animal shelter in Bethesda.
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CARICOM/CDEMA LEGACY PROJECT TO SUPPORT REHABILITATION IN BARBUDA
April 6th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
Two regional entities have joined together to offer support to Barbudans recovering from Hurricane Irma.
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ABHS EDUCATION OUTREACH PROGRAMME
April 6th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society
The programme is designed to excite, interest and engage elementary, secondary, and tertiary level school students.
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LETTER OF APPEAL FROM DR. ROBINS
April 6th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society
Read the letter from Dr. Radcliffe Robins, Vice President and Veterinary Advisor of the Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society.
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CRUISE SHIP CALENDAR: APRIL 2018
April 6th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Cruise Ship Timetable
View or print the PDF version of arrivals and departures of vessels scheduled to visit Antigua in April 2018.
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TALENTED PIANIST DEBORA MORI WILL ACCOMPANY STARS IN APRIL
April 6th 2018
Antigua Opera Society
Debora was born in Milano in 1973, the daughter of the famous Baritone, Orazio Mori and graduated in pianoforte.
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ACYR: CONGRATULATIONS MAH JONG
April 6th 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Extensive restoration work by Gannon and Benjamin on this 57’ Cheoy Lee Yawl already won her the Sparkman & Stephens Award for Excellence.
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REGGAE IN THE PARK RETURNS WITH TARRUS RILEY & WHAT'S ON
April 5th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features Antigua Sailing Week's headlining act, Reggae superstar, Tarrus Riley, farmers' market, dining nights with live bands, hash, parties, cooking show and much more.
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TARRUS RILEY COMING TO REGGAE IN THE PARK
April 5th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
Reggae superstar, Tarrus Riley will headline this year’s highly anticipated ASW Reggae in the Park on Tuesday, May 1st..
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LASER OPEN & OPTIMIST OPEN RACE RESULTS
April 4th 2018
Antigua Yacht Club
The Antigua Yacht Club's 17th Annual Laser Open & 2nd Annual Optimist Open Race took place over 24th - 25th March.
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ABMA MARCH NEWSLETTER
April 4th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
The latest newsletter from the ABMA highlights upcoming regattas and local yachting news.
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SEBASTIAN FERRADA - TENOR WILL PERFORM IN APRIL
April 3rd 2018
Antigua Opera Society
He began his solo career with the title role in Puccini’s "Edgar" at the Auditorium of Valladolid.
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CITIZENSHIP INVESTMENT UNIT SPONSORS ASW MEDIA TEAM
April 3rd 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
The team will deliver daily race reports, live broadcast and video edits from their base in Nelson’s Dockyard.
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ACYR: APOLLONIA SHINES AGAIN!
April 3rd 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Apollonia will be setting sail soon for Antigua. If anyone is interested in coming on this trip, there is a bunk and free beer.
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LE BISTRO AMONG EXPERTS' CHOICE WINNERS
April 3rd 2018
Le Bistro Restaurant
Reviews from publications like Lonely Planet, Concierge and Fodor's agree that it is an outstanding choice for dining.
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A & B DOUBLES MIAMI AIRLIFT THIS WINTER WITH AA
March 29th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The island will benefit from an additional daily flight with American Airlines from Miami during the upcoming winter season.
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EASTER WEEKEND IN ANTIGUA & WHAT'S ON
March 29th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features the best roundup of the best things to do in Antigua this Easter, special offers and much more.
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SOPRANO, FEDERICA VITALI WILL SING IN APRIL
March 29th 2018
Antigua Opera Society
Federica studied music privately with Maestro Davide Rocca and has attended many International Master classes.
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EASTER WEEKEND ZIPLINE HOURS
March 29th 2018
Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour
Hop on over to Antigua Rainforest Canopy Tour for a Zipline Tour, limited time and tours available
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EASTER RETREAT PACKAGE
March 28th 2018
Carlisle Bay Hotel & Blue Spa
Spa in the Caribbean doesn't get much better than Carlisle Bay's Blue Spa! Choose one of the treatments from the Blue Quencher package.
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ABTA SCOOPS BRONZE AWARD
March 27th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The UK Office has won the bronze award in the highly competitive CIMTIG Travel Marketing Awards for the Best Tactical Campaign.
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ACYR: IT ALL STARTED ON ASCHANTI
March 27th 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
The idea for a Classic Yacht Regatta was first conceived by schooner Captains Kenny Coombs, Uli Pruesse and Tony Fincham.
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DIGICEL LAUNCHES ITS MOST GENEROUS POSTPAID PLANS EVER
March 27th 2018
Digicel
The Freedom Plans offer up to 25GB of data with its top tier, Freedom Max plan.
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SHEER ROCKS WINS TRIPEXPERTS' AWARD
March 26th 2018
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Reviewers agree that it is an outstanding choice for dining out in Antigua & Barbuda. The award is bestowed on only the very best restaurants.
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OUTSTANDING BARITONE, OMAR KAMATA
March 26th 2018
Antigua Opera Society
To hear Omar sing in April, the Opera Society are offering two venues to choose from; Catherine's Café and the National Sailing Academy.
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