The Epic Caribbean Racing

Sailing will take you to places. The joy of cruising in the water is unfathomable. If you are a sailor, the first thing that you should do is join a club. It is nice to be with people who have the same interests and joys like yours. There are many sailing clubs here in Singapore. After securing the membership, the next thing that you should do is practice if you are keen on joining sailing events and competitions here in Singapore and abroad.


Perhaps the ultimate dream of an ordinary sailor is to sail in the Caribbean. However, the ultimate dream of an exceptional sailor is to join the epic Caribbean racing –Antigua Sailing Week. The Antigua Sailing Week is an annual regatta celebrated at Nelson’s Dockyard, St Johns, Antigua. It was founded in 1967 and it is one of the most anticipated events in Antigua. It attracts about 150 to 200 yachts with オンライン カジノ ゲーム 1500 participants/sailors and more than 5000 audiences.

This year, the Antigua Sailing Week was set on April 26 to May 2. 23 countries joined the prestigious competition. Here are some things that you need to know about Antigua Sailing Week:


  • The racing proper: The event comprises of five days or racing that usually begins on a Sunday. It would take three to four hours for the racing events. It occurs on Antigua’s South Coast – English and Falmouth Harbours.
  • Social scene: The Antigua Sailing Week will never be complete without the social scene. After a day of racing, the sailors and guests can party to celebrate good times. The parties are sponsored by international brands. In the middle of the week, sailors and guests can join the Antigua Yacht Club’s Lay Day. Lay Day offers fun events where sailors and guests can enjoy the sights and the activities Antigua has to offer.
  • Awards presentation: The fifth day marks the awards presentation. The winners in their fields and the overall winner will be announced. Everyone is also anticipating who will get The Lord Nelson Trophy.
  • Finale: The event does not end with the presentation of winners. After the awards presentation, the sailors and guests will enjoy rum drinking.

If you are not yet ready for this, you can still continue to practice. Anyway, the Antigua Sailing Week will be there to welcome you every year. If you did not make it this year, you can always join next year or the coming years. This will be a memorable experience for you and it can bring you closer to your goals.



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