53rd Edition of Antigua Sailing Week – Conclusion – Sailweb

After a two-year hiatus, the 53rd edition of Antigua Sailing Week has been crowned with success. Trade winds blew all week, with the international fleet enjoying exhilarating races in sailing paradise.

The big winner of Antigua Sailing Week was Peter Corr’s invincible team racing the St Thomas USVI King 40 Blitz.

With back-to-back victories in CSA 4, Peter Corr and his team won the Lord Nelson Trophy and received a Locman Italy watch.


CSA Racing 1 and the Curtain Bluff trophy were won by VO65 Ambersail II skippered by Raimundas Slugzdinis.

Winner of CSA Racing 2, winning the English Harbor Rum Trophy and third overall in CSA, FAST40+ Tschuss (USA), with Christian Zugal at the helm. Tschuss was also the overall winner of the Peters & May Round Antigua Race.

CSA Racing 3 went all the way, Shahid Hamid’s British Swan 58 won the Chippy Fine Yacht Woodwork Trophy.

Ross Applebey’s Scarlet Oyster also scored back-to-back CSA 5 victories. An incredible feat for a Corinthian crew from the Guernsey Yacht Club in a 35-year-old Oyster 48.

As well as winning CSA 5 and the Governor General’s Cup, Scarlet Oyster was also Britain’s top yacht at Antigua Sailing Week, winning the Fletcher Trophy.

The new CSA Sportsboat class at Antigua Sailing Week was a resounding success. Jules Mitchell’s 1720 NSA Spirit won the class by three points and the Big Banana trophy.

2022 Antigua – Pogo12.5 Hermès by Alistair Langhorne. Itchenor SC GBR

The winner of the new CSA Pogo 12.5 class was Hermes, skippered by Alistair Langhorne with a team from Itchenor Sailing Club in the UK.

Only two multihulls presented at the resumption of Antigua Sailing Week. The brand new Gunboat 68 Tosca, co-skippered by Ken Howery and Alex Thomson, won the class.

Sir Richard Matthews was a winner again at Antigua Sailing Week with his ST370 Holding Pattern which took eight CSA Performance Cruising A victories to lift the American Airlines trophy.

Ten boats raced in Club Class, designed for teams who want to keep racing fun and relaxed; one of two optional spinnaker classes at ASW. The winner after the tie-break was Torben Lundgren’s Danish First 456 Daisy.

2022 Antigua Bareboat 3 – Contractors-Girl, Dufour 455 by Neil Harvey / Michael Cannon

Twenty-nine Bareboats raced in Antigua Sailing Week, the largest fleet of bareboat regattas on the 2022 Caribbean Circuit.

In Bareboat 2, Joaquín Vázquez’s team from Madrid in Spain won the Aproache Nevis race, winning the AHTA Cup, and in a close result won the Bareboat Overall, winning the Dream Yacht Charter Trophy and received a Locman Italy watch .

In Bareboat 1, Stevie Beckett’s Royal Southern YC team won the Antigua Slipway Trophy.

In Bareboat 3, Neil Harvey and Michael Cannon’s KHS&S Contractors ~ Girl won the BOAC Cup and finished second overall.

In Bareboat 4, Adrian Leutenegger’s Swiss team from Lake Constance racing Braque won the National Parks Authority trophy.

Race Journalist – Louay Habib

The Caribbean’s most famous regatta is attracting interest from supporting partners and race participants around the world. The 54th edition of Antigua Sailing Week will take place from April 29 to May 5, 2023.

Final results from Antigua Sailing Week, including winners of all classes, can be found here. . .

Check out the Antigua Sailing Week event website here. . .

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