Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) is the must do regatta on the Caribbean circuit for regatta chasers from around the world.
Ever evolving, the longest running international regatta in the Caribbean continues to be a melting pot of fiercely competitive international, regional and local sailors uniting at the end of the season for 5 days (plus one optional day) of racing in warm water, big seas and perfect tradewinds.
In 2024, Antigua Sailing Week celebrates its 55th regatta and a wide range of racing classes will be in competition in one of the world’s best sailing locations. State of the art racing machines across multiple CSA Classes, Multihulls, Cruisers and Racer-Cruisers, Pocket Rockets and Bareboats, especially Charters are all welcome. Through the Race, Chase, Celebrate mantra, spectators both local and and visitors from overseas can be part of the action on the sea, the island or from the air.
The packed schedule at Antigua Sailing Week, starts on Friday 26 April with the first day of the Antigua Wingfoil Championship. Rivalry between high performance Monohulls and Multihulls starts on Saturday 27 April with the stand-alone Peters & May Round Antigua Race. The five-day series for Antigua Sailing Week starts on Sunday 28 April with the Final Prize Giving Party on Friday 3 May.
Each afternoon, the best crews from each class can look forward to rocking up to the Antigua Yacht Club stage to their theme songs to celebrate their achievements. The afternoons are open to family and friends as a meeting place to exchange stories of the day’s activities while having drinks and meals from the various options on hand. The fun doesn’t stop after racing at Antigua Sailing Week and celebrations continue with a highly anticipated mid-week concert – Reggae in the Park, followed by the fun-filled beach activities of Lay Day.
A Certified Clean Regatta, Antigua Sailing Week has operated the Sailors for the Sea Clean Regattasprogramme since 2013. “We’re very proud of our 7 year streak with S4S and next year we will continue to take every step possible to make sure our regatta and everyone involved works in a way that’s sustainable and minimises impact on the environment.