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J Class Debut

Superyacht Challenge Antigua 11-15 March, 2020 Since the first edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua, 33 magnificent superyachts have taken part in the regatta. However in the past nine editions, the historic J Class has not featured … that is about to change. Five J Class yachts have expressed their interest to race in the 10th anniversary edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua, 1...
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Record Entry Expected for 2020

A record entry for the 10th birthday party of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is expected with 15 superyachts expressing their interest, including five J Class yachts. In excess of 400 hundred sailors, from all over the world, will be racing on the stunning sailing grounds of the south coast of Antigua, and enjoying laid back parties in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nelson's Dockyard. The ...
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Winners and new Date Announced

After four days of exciting racing and fabulous parties the 9th edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua came to a conclusion on Sunday 3rd February. The 2020 Notice of Race for the 10th edition was announced with the 2020 edition moving to a new date 11-15 March. “The change in date is better for all sorts of reasons including the fact that in late January accommodation in English Harbour...
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Sparkling in Antigua

DAY TWO 112ft (34m) Frers sloop Spiip. (www.clairematches.com) The second day of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua had all the hallmarks of spectacular racing. The magnificent fleet enjoyed exhilarating conditions on the south-side of Antigua with brilliant sunshine, solid breeze and a good sea state. With all but one of the magnificent fleet measuring well over 100ft, boat handling was at...
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Underway in Antigua!

DAY ONE Racing at the 9th edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is underway with the fleet enjoying spectacular conditions off the south coast of Antigua. Race One was approximately 23 nautical miles with seven legs providing a full range of wind angles in solid trade winds. In the Corsairs Class, Nilaya won the first race by just 64 seconds after ORCsy time correction after a great batt...
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Antiguan Superyacht Ensemble

The 140ft (42m) German Frers ketch Rebecca (www.clairematches.com) The ninth edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua will take place from Jan 30 – Feb 3, featuring a programme of four races held over four days for yachts of 80 feet and over. The fleet for this spectacular regatta has now assembled in Antigua. With just over a week to the first race, boat captains and their team are readyi...
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