Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta names winners

Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta names winners

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The total email address details are in, and the annual Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta was celebrated however you like because the race festivities provided entertainment and excitement for the winners and attendees.

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Close to 30 vessels entered the race; all passionate sailors who have been eagerly competing to win the prize: the opportunity to take part in next year’week s Antigua Sailing, from April 27 &ndash which is held; May 3,, 2020 in the UNESCO World Heritage site, Nelson’s Dockyard.

The fastest boat and overall winner &lsquo was;August Sky’ skippered by Philip Walters of the Lloyd Harbor/Centerport Yacht Club with a period of just one 1:14:58. Walters, because the winning captain shall happen to be Antigua along with his crew to take part in the 2020 Antigua Sailing Week, with a charter yacht supplied by accommodations and Ondeck by the Elite Island Resorts. Second place visited ‘Big Boat’ skippered by Bud Rogers of Breakwater Yacht Club and came in with a period of just one 1:15:49. They won lunch for 4 at the American Hotel, Sag Harbor and third place was awarded to ‘Firefly,’ that was skippered by Peter Carroll of the Peconic Bay Sailing Association with a period of just one 1:16:13 with a prize of a “mini barrel” of English Harbour Rum.  Trophies were presented including a Perpetual Cup to be engraved with the winning boat’s name and smaller cups for the runner ups.

“Week is becoming one of the primary events on the international sailing calendar and the Caribbean&rsquo antigua Sailing; s most largest and exciting Regatta,” says the Honorable Charles “Max” Fernandez, Barbuda and antigua Minister of Tourism and Investment. “It really is the most fantastic times to go to Antigua and Barbuda and benefit from an island-wide party, our 365 beaches, and all our islands have to give you.”

(L- R) Dean Fenton, Director of Tourism, USA; Colin C. James, CEO, The Barbuda and Antigua Tourism Authority; august Sky the winners from Team; and the Hon. Charles “Max” Fernandez, Minister of Investment and Tourism on the proper.

The Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta is really a handicapped race using ratings supplied by PHRF of Eastern Long Island.  The Organizing Authority may be the Peconic Bay Sailing Association. This awards and regatta party is financed by the Antigua & Week barbuda Tourism Authority in an effort to increase tourism and participation in Antigua Sailing.

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The Antigua Barbuda Cocktail Awards Party following race occurred at Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor, which flew the Barbuda and Antigua flag through the popular sailing event and was associated with live music, delicious celebration and food. An enjoyable experience was had by all.

Antigua (pronounced An-tee’ga) and Barbuda (Bar-byew’da) is situated in the center of the Caribbean Sea. Voted the global world Travel Awards Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination, the twin-island paradise offers visitors two distinct experiences uniquely, ideal temperatures year-round, a rich history, vibrant culture, exhilarating excursions, award-winning resorts, mouth-watering cuisine and 365 stunning white-sand and pink beaches – each day of the entire year one for. The biggest of the Leeward Islands, Antigua comprises 108-square miles with rich history and spectacular topography that delivers many different popular sightseeing opportunities. Nelson’s Dockyard, the only real remaining exemplory case of a Georgian fort a listed UNESCO World Heritage site, may be the most renowned landmark perhaps. Antigua’week s tourism events calendar includes the prestigious Antigua Sailing, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, and the annual Antigua Carnival; referred to as the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival. Barbuda, Antigua’s smaller sister island, may be the ultimate celebrity hideaway. The island lies 27 miles north-east of Antigua and is really a 15-minute plane ride away just. Barbuda is well known because of its untouched 17 mile stretch of pink sand beach so when the house of the biggest Frigate Bird Sanctuary in the Western Hemisphere.  Find info on Antigua & Barbuda at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Author: George Taylor

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