Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2018

English Harbour, Antigua

18 - 24 Apr 2018

By Rebecca Bradbury

Combining serious racing with laid-back Antiguan hospitality, the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will return to the Caribbean in April 2018 for its 31st edition.

The first event in the annual Penerai Classic Yachts Challenge, the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will bring some of the world’s finest classic sailing yachts together in the beautiful waters of Antigua.

Close to 60 yachts are expected to compete across four days of racing as people gather in the Caribbean from all over the world to share the passion of sailing classic, vintage and traditional yachts.

For those who want to be part of the action, it’s possible to race alongside the most elegant classic yachts of all time as part of a regatta charter. Alternatively, watch from the sidelines from the comfort of a luxury charter yacht.

On the first day, proceedings get underway in the evening with an opening ceremony and this is followed on day two with the Concours d'Elegance judging and single-handed race.

The main racing then takes place from 20th to 23rd April, with a cream tea party at Admirals Inn in Nelsons Dockyard concluding the action on the final day of the event. 

For further details on arranging a charter in Antigua, speak to your preferred charter broker.

Or, browse and compare all luxury yachts available for charter in Antigua.

People gather from all over the world to share the passion of sailing classic, vintage and traditional yachts


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    Antigua’s picture-perfect coast is home to what feels like endless stretches of powder-soft beaches with secret caves surrounded by nothing but azure blue waters. To best enjoy the areas once traveled by Nelson, and to best discover the enchanting coral reefs which historically troubled enemy ships, you'll want to be on board a charter yacht. What's more, as the winter home of A-list stars such as Giorgio Armani and Oprah Winfrey, an Antigua yacht charter offers access to some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts, nestled in a myriad of bays and inlets.

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