Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua
Held annually at Nelson's Dockyard, the Superyacht Challenge is the perfect way to begin the Caribbean season.
Nelson's Dockyard is the ideal place to host this wonderful event, providing the perfect environment for participants and visitors to soak up the Caribbean hospitality and enjoy the renowned Superyacht Challenge parties.
Following the 'Bucket Rating' system, the Superyacht Challenge promises close and thrilling racing across the crystal clear azure Caribbean waves. From the English Harbour, three 12-30 mile Pursuit Races are marked out each day, depending on the prevailing conditions off the southern coast of Antigua.
The three days of racing will adhere to the Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012 (RRS).
Stop off in Antigua towards the end of January on your yacht charter vacation to witness this spectacular event and to enjoy the clear waters and friendly locals.
... the Superyacht Challenge promises close and thrilling racing across the crystal clear azure Caribbean waves.
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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 by azure blue. Explore waters once travelled by Nelson, and discover enchanting coral reefs that once troubled enemy ships, from the comfort of your charter yacht. The winter home of A-list stars including Giorgio Armani and Oprah, an Antigua yacht charter offers some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts, nested in a myriad of bays and inlets.
Saturated with sun, this dazzling location offers the epitome of a paradise vacation, with sugar white sun-kissed beaches, a warm climate and beautiful scenery all year round. The Caribbean offers abundant water sport opportunities, clear blue skies and inviting azure waters. This captivating location is brimmed with aquatic life which surrounds dozens of picturesque islands, each unique in character and charm.