| The coasts of Antigua are ideal for yacht
cruising and racing, with constant trade-winds, and many harbours
for exploration. Easily a week could be spent
cruising around this picturesque island of the Caribbean. The sister island of
Barbuda has shell laden beaches so long that they dip below the horizon.
There are good airline connections from the UK and Antigua is centrally situated
for Caribbean cruising.
English Harbour and Jolly Harbour make ideal yacht headquarters. For English
Harbour's fine facilities, see the following site: Nelson's
The main events of 2003 will be:
- 1st Week December, ANTIGUA YACHT SHOW, operated
by V.E.B. Nicholson & Sons.
Other events of the year organised by the Antigua Yacht Club are the annual
High Tide Series, Green Island Race, informal Round-the-Island-Race and the "after
work" Thursday afternoon races for all-comers.
regatta has become one of the foremost classic yacht regattas. This will be
the 16th annual event.
- Spirit of Tradition
- Tall Ships
For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Tel/fax: 268 460 1799 or 268 460 1879
Send entries to: Classic Yacht Regatta, c/o Antigua
Yacht Club, P.O. Box 103, St. John's Antigua
Sailing Week web site
Caribbean Yachting Association (CYA) handicap certificates are required.
For more Sailing Week info tel: 268 462 8872, Fax: 268 462 8873. email@example.com. See
the CYA site at Antigua Online. or
All the above information is subject to change
The Yacht Show is organised and operated by V.E.B. Nicholson & Sons (Antigua
Ltd). It takes place during the first week of December each year. This will
be the 39th year this firm has invited agents from all over the world to inspect
large charter yachts that have sailed from North America and Europe. A Marine
Trades Show is also organised by the Marine Trades Association.
Some of the events are:
- Inspection of yachts by agents for the upcoming charter season
- Marine Trades Exposition
- Lectures & slideshows
- Luncheon & cocktail parties (by invitation)
- Beating of the Retreat by the Royal Antiguan Police Force
For further info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org