Antigua Sailing Week 2018 Move Into New Era

The Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) in 2018 has now moved into a new era as the beginning of the next 50 years of racing started off from April 28th will conclude on May 4th.

According to the anticipations of a week, this professionally managed racing fleet is taking the shape well and things are getting on the track. Till date forty-eight boats have entered in the completion from 24ft – 115ft and this includes racing, bareboat, club classes and multihull. All these boats will take to the big turquoise seas off the south coast of Antigua for a complete week of competitive racing.

For any event, the significance of returning sailors is important as a testament of its success and for the year 2018 some of hardy supporters are lining up for Antigua Sailing Week’s well against new returnees.

The 115-foot ketch Sojana of Sir Peter Harrison is probably the best known of these. He is the winner of A Lord Nelson Trophy in the year 2011, the spirit of Team Sojana shines every year after that both on and off the water. Sojana won its class, back after a two-year refit in 2017, and now looking forward to returning for a re-match in 2018.

The skipper of Sojana, Loz Marriott, shared the enthusiasm of Sir Peter for their return in 2018.
“Since long time, Sir Peter and Sojana have been coming to Antigua; this is the place which Sir Peter calls his as his second home. He has a great love and respect for this island and he has made very close friends here over the years he has been visiting Antigua. Sojana will make into Antigua Sailing Week 2018 to firstly. Rest the performance will decide.

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