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    Published on 11-17-2018 11:38 AM
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    Right Side Up And Upside Down

    On Friday, the second day of competition for the 11th St. Barth Cata Cup, the weather conditions made life difficult, not only for the race committee, which had to adapt the schedule in relationship to passing rain showers, and as a result could not start the day’s race until 3:30pm, but also for the racers who had to cope with winds between 20 and 25 knots and chaotic seas ...
    Published on 05-09-2018 03:39 PM
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    The 2018 Antigua Bermuda started on Wednesday 9th May off Fort Charlotte, Antigua. Brilliant sunshine and 20 knots of trade winds combined to produce a spectacular start for the 14 yachts and 96 sailors competing in the 935 nautical mile oceanic race. Eager to begin the adventure, a highly competitive start saw the fleet fully powered up, ...
    Published on 05-08-2018 04:05 PM
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    Record breaking conditions forecast


    Record breaking conditions are forecast for the second edition of the Antigua Bermuda Race, with strong easterly trades expected to provide fast reaching conditions for the first two days of the 935 nautical mile oceanic race. High pressure east of Bermuda is expected to decrease the gradient wind, shifting south to create ...
    Published on 05-02-2018 10:07 AM
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    Global Bank of Commerce Day at Antigua Sailing Week is all about supporting aspiring youth sailors. The Youth to Keelboat Programme (Y2K) was launched in January 2018 by the Antigua & Barbuda Sailing Association (ABSA) in conjunction with Antigua Sailing Week. The programme is aimed at giving youths aged 16-25 years keelboat experience during Antigua Sailing Week. Thirteen young sailors ...
    Published on 04-29-2018 11:21 AM
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    The Peters & May Round Antigua Race produced a record breaking start to Antigua Sailing Week. American modified Volvo 70 Warrior, sailed by Stephen Murray blasted around the 53-mile course in a record time of 3 hrs 55 mins and 38 secs, demolishing the previous record held by Peter Harrison’s British superyacht Sojana by over 42 minutes. With 20 knots of trade winds pumping up to over 25 knots, Warrior was in her element and after CSA time correction was also awarded the Peters & May ...
    Published on 04-15-2018 11:47 AM
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    In Saturday’s final act for Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Richard Mille, the 25 – 27 knot winds with gusts in the low 30s and big seas, took their place on center stage to create a spectacular finish for the 9th edition.

    The Maxi and Multihull classes raced 28 miles, while CSA 1 and 2 covered 22 miles, and CSA 3 fought it out over a course of 18 miles. These robust conditions were helpful to some and complicated life for others, resulting in some major changes in the standings. Yet at the end, there ...
    Published on 04-12-2018 10:14 AM
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    While the Maxis and Multis were off flying around the islands on a 49-mile hunt to win line honors for the inaugural Richard Mille Record Trophy, the CSA fleets battled it out in two 12-mile races.

    The top boats across the three CSA fleets are either tied on points in CSA 1 and 3 or within 2 points in CSA 2 after their first two-race day in the regatta.

    Richard Mille Record Trophy Winners



    This is the first year for the Richard Mille Record Trophy that rewards the fastest Maxi and Multihulls. The 49-mile course took the fleet up near Tintamarre, Saint Martin. ...