Antigua Classics begins with single-handed race in 20 knot breeze

2018-04-20T11:47:03+00:00 April 20th, 2018|News|

ACYR Thursday 19 4 18: The energy in Falmouth Harbour spiked as each entry sailed in for the start of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. 70’ Vendia and 42’ Free in St. Barth from Grenada; 86’ Ticonderoga from St. Barths; 100’ Ruth from Barbados; and the 141’ Schooner Columbia, made a last minute, ten-day dash [...]

When Antigua was in the pink

2018-04-23T18:18:18+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Features, Life Afloat|

The Antigua Classics started today, and the 31-year-old event is going as strong as ever. It holds an almost mythical place in many a sailor's heart, with the fantastic tradewind sailing in crystal cobalt seas mixed with some rum punch and a great party atmosphere down-island style. Kirsty Morrison The event attracts its [...]

Sea of masts at Antigua Classics

2017-09-11T12:24:32+00:00 April 21st, 2017|News|

The first of Panerai’s Classic Yachts Challenge for 2017 got underway Wednesday on island time as final members of the fleet pulled in 15 minutes after the close of registration but with plenty of time to partake in Mount Gay’s infamous Red Hat Party. With a backdrop of spectacular vessels flanking Nelson’s Dockyard - their [...]