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Enjoy some Caribbean regatta racing in April

'Start line - Antigua Sailing Week 2007'    © Ingrid Abery
Antigua Sailing Week is the Formula 1 of yacht racing in the Caribbean where you can compete against the stars - with huge parties! It takes you from historic Nelson's Dockyard to Dickenson Bay and back. Sailing in the sheltered waters of the Caribbean and the big rollers of the Atlantic, Antigua Sailing Week should be on every sailor's 'must-do' list.

Global Yacht Racing has some last minute availability on a Beneteau 47.7 for this fantastic regatta so if you fancy some Caribbean sailing action in April then get off the couch and start sailing! call us on +44(0)1983299736, email Andy on info@globalyachtracing.com for more info visit www.globalyachtracing.com

Global Yacht Racing places people on their yachts, trains them as the race crew and then competes in some of the world’s most fantastic yacht races and regattas. Our race programs really are for everyone, even crew with no previous experience have raced with us in exciting regattas including Antigua Week, Cowes Week and offshore races like the Rolex Sydney to Hobart and the Fastnet race.

The Antigua Week package includes three days of race preparation and practice. If you are a novice racer sailor then our race skipper will coach you to become a core crew member, for the more experienced this a great chance to get some top tips and hone your skills ready for the start of this impressive regatta on the Sunday 27th April. The six days of regatta racing will see some impressive action over short courses and longer ocean races.

Dates
24th April - Training and Coaching
27th - Regatta Start
The regatta offers some great varied racing and Includes a mixture of exciting short races mixed in with longer coastal courses between exquisite islands and harbours as well as a Round Antigua Race.
30th April - Lay day - chill out and enjoy the parties
3rd May - Prize giving and closing parties.

Crew fee
The price per berth onboard is GB £1850 and the cost includes a ten day package with three days race training, accommodation on board, Race entry fees, yacht insurance, mooring fees, race skipper, six days regatta racing

See you there for some fantastic regatta racing! For more Caribbean sailing check out www.globalyachttraining.com where we are offering sailing cruises around the BVIs, Antigua and st Lucia and RYA training in great worldwide locations.




by Claire Kennard

  

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