English Harbour, Antigua
31 Jan - 4 Feb 2018
Don’t miss the Superyacht Challenge Antigua which, extending from three to four days in 2018, will treat sailors and spectators alike to even more racing at its upcoming eighth edition.
Running from 31st January to 4th February, 2018's extended Superyacht Challenge Antigua will see an incredible fleet of sailing yachts undertake daily pursuit races, ranging from 12 to 30 miles, along the beautiful coast of south Antigua in the sparkling Caribbean sunshine.
The fleet will assemble in the historic surroundings of Nelson’s Dockyard before making their way to the start and finish line located off the entrance to English Harbour.
Each day of the regatta will see a different course chosen in response to the prevailing sailing conditions, adding to the excitement and unpredictability of the much-loved event.
Last year saw a strong turnout of charter yachts, with the 34m/112ft sailing yacht KAWIL and the 34m/112ft sailing yacht SPIIP winning their respective categories. As SPIIP is signed up to compete in this year's edition, anticipation is building to see if the Royal Huisman build can retain her title.
Anticipation is building to see if KAWIL and SPIIP will challenge to retain their titles at the upcoming eighth edition
LOCAL DESTINATION INFORMATION
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.