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25th April 2024 to 3rd May 2024

Volvo 65: Antigua Sailing Week 2024

From £4250 per person

Deposit 25%. Full balance due 12 weeks before departure.
Join the crew onboard of Sisi for the Antigua Sailing Week 2024 - our goal is to hit the water and have an incredible time!
Clear
Suited to
Groups, Couples, Individuals
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Volvo 65
Vessel length
65ft
Skipper
Yes
Crew
4 professional crew
Berth Style
Racing bunks
Insurance Required
Yes

Antigua Sailing Week stands out as a premier regatta in the Caribbean. Established sailors and well-known boats featured in glossy sailing magazines emerge from their retreats to gather for a round of authentic racing.

Duration: 7 nights - 25 April - 03 May 2024

Prices: 4,800 EUR / £4,250 per person*

*Trips are priced in the operator’s local currency. The sterling amount shown is a guide only and the amount you pay in sterling will change with currency fluctuations.

Be part of one of the world's most esteemed sailing events – a definite favorite for Kraken! Antigua Sailing Week holds a prominent place on the Caribbean sailing calendar, attracting sailors from around the world to the breathtaking waters of Antigua and Barbuda.

This event spans five days, offering a schedule filled with competitive racing. Known for its closely contested and strategic races, the courses wind around the picturesque coastline of Antigua. The regatta draws a diverse fleet, ranging from small local boats to high-performance racing yachts and luxurious superyachts.

Yet, Antigua Sailing Week transcends mere sailing competition. The onshore activities are integral to the event's charm. Each day of racing concludes with a lively party featuring live music, dancing, and a diverse array of local cuisine and beverages. The atmosphere is vibrant, and the camaraderie among sailors and spectators is unmistakable.

Daily Races Antigua

April 25, 2024: (10am) welcome, introduction and training

April 26, 2024: training, crew party

April 27, 2024: boat preparation and race briefing (no sailing)

April 28, 2024 – April 30, 2024: racing days

May 1, 2024: lay day

May 2 – 3, 2024: racing days

May 3, 2024: (5pm) official prize-giving ceremony

We are happy to accept your reservation, the minimum number of participants is 7 regatta participants.

  • Race Entry and fees
  • Yacht Charter
  • Accommodation onboard (hot bunking)
  • Meals at sea (self-service)
  • Certified Professional Skipper
  • Basic Training
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Mooring Fees
  • Insurance for the yacht
  • Lifejacket with AIS transponders
  • Personal locating beacon
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Onshore meals
  • Shore-based accommodation
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Alcohol is prohibited on board
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness recommended.

V.C Bird International, Antigua

V.C Bird International, Antigua

Daily Races Antigua

April 25, 2024: (10am) welcome, introduction and training

April 26, 2024: training, crew party

April 27, 2024: boat preparation and race briefing (no sailing)

April 28, 2024 – April 30, 2024: racing days

May 1, 2024: lay day

May 2 – 3, 2024: racing days

May 3, 2024: (5pm) official prize-giving ceremony

We are happy to accept your reservation, the minimum number of participants is 7 regatta participants.

20-25 litre dry bag
Wet weather gear top and trousers (optional, can be provided if required)
Thin thermal/breathable base layer x 1
Fleece top
Deck shoes
Sea boots (optional)
Sailing gloves
Warm hat
Sun hat
Sailing knife
Head torch with red lens
Sleeping bag (super lightweight, not to save weight, but because the Caribbean is warm!)
T-shirt x 3 preferably a quick-dry, breathable UV protection type
Shorts x 2
Sunglasses x 1