by Louay Habib
Antigua Sailing Week has less then four months until the start, and entries are coming in fast and plans are well underway to make the most famous regatta in the Caribbean, a truly memorable event. If you want to take part, there are many charter opportunities for groups of friends or individuals to enjoy sailing and partying in one of the best places in the world.
Antigua Sailing Week
Gold sponsor, Ondeck has a range of easy solutions to get you racing whether you are a beginner or a seasoned racer. Based in Antigua, OnDeck are Caribbean specialists, providing top quality, whole boat yacht charters and places for individuals to sail in the official Antigua Sailing Week programme.
As well as great service on the water, Ondeck pride themselves in the best possible shore support by using their own local maintenance team along with the help of trusted local Antiguan contractors. The hospitality side is not forgotten with complimentary happy hour frozen cocktails, Chivas Whisky and cold Carib being served to their guests each evening after sailing, from their hospitality tent right in the heart of the action at Nelson's Dockyard.
Business Development manager Simon Hedley commented 'We are looking forward to a fantastic regatta in 2011 and will be working with the organizers and other supporting sponsors to help maintain this regatta's reputation for great sailing and serious partying! We have a limited amount of yacht availability with 40.7s, one last Farr 40. There is also a limited amount of individual places available on one of our Farr 65s if you are quick. The recent addition of two beautiful Shipman 63s, under management to Ondeck, will also be a great addition to the regatta and we are looking for charters for these yachts.
Ondeck are also the official merchandiser for the event and as well as having a merchandise tent in Nelson's Dockyard during the event, they also have gear available online and are actively taking advance orders for your own team branded kit.