News and Events

News and Events


Antigua, Where The Beach Is Just The Beginning.

With over 365 beaches to enjoy, one for every day of the year you may find it difficult to fit in all of the wonderful events to enjoy on our island paradise. A partial listing appears below.

And for even more activities  check out the event listings provide by The Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association


Upcoming Events

November 2016

Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Annual Regatta
November 19 – 20, 2016

December 2016

The Antigua Yacht Charter Show
December 4 – December 10, 2016
Nelson’s Dockyard Antigua And Barbuda

Not open to the public.

Budget Marine Hightide Series
December 18 – 26, 2016
Antigua Yacht Club, Falmouth Harbour

Nelson’s Dockyard Christmas Day Party
December 25, 2016
Nelson’s Dockyard Antigua And Barbuda.

Held annually, this fundraiser event is rated one of the top ten places to be seen on Christmas Day. Sponsored by The Hourglass Foundation for over 25 years.

Nelson’s Pursuit Race
December 31, 2016
Nelson’s Dockyard. English Harbour

An excellent fleet of yachts of all sizes participate in this fun racing event and include boats of less than 20 feet, Carriacou sloops and a wide range of larger racing and cruising yachts.

Nelson’s Dockyard Old Year’s Night Party
December 31, 2016
Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour

Each year on December 31st, there is an Old Year’s Night Party in Nelson’s Dockyard to ring in the New Year. They host live entertainment and a spectacular show of fireworks at midnight. More details to come.

January 2017

Antigua Yacht Club Round the Island Race
January 14, 2017
Antigua Yacht ClubFalmouth Harbour Antigua And Barbuda

The Round the Island Race is taking place on January 16th 2017, starting at the Antigua Yacht Club at 8:00 am. Yachts will circumnavigate the island and return to the Antigua Yacht Club. Details to come.

Superyacht Challenge Antigua
February 2, 2017 – February 5, 2017
Nelson’s Dockyard Antigua And Barbuda

In this annual challenge, yachts in excess of 80 feet are invited to participate. The beautiful setting of Nelson’s Dockyard is the perfect place to center social activities and moor up all the yachts together, providing a perfect environment for the famous Superyacht Challenge parties.

Wobbly Club Build Your Own Boat (‘BYOB’) Race
February 3, 2017
Catamaran MarinaFalmouth Harbour, Antigua And Barbuda

The ABSAR Fundraising event the Wobbly Club Build Your Own Boat Regatta will take place on 5th February 2017. Details to come.

Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta
February 10, 2017 – February 13, 2017
Jolly Harbour Marina,

An amazing annual event with participants including seasoned sailors as well as beginners, enjoying the great sailing conditions around Jolly Harbour.

Round Redonda Race
February 14, 2017
Jolly Harbour Marina,  Jolly Harbour

Hot off the heels of the Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta, get the opportunity for a true offshore race, the Round Redonda Race, new for 2017.

Antigua 360
February 17, 2017
English Harbour,  Antigua And Barbuda 

Enjoy a structured practice race day prior to the adrenaline rush of the RORC Caribbean 600.

RORC Caribbean 600 Race Start
February 20 – 24, 2017
Antigua Yacht Club,

The 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 is an exciting 600-mile offshore race that takes competitors around 11 Caribbean Islands, and will start in Antigua on 22nd February.

March 2017

Windies Legends Charity Cricket Challenge
March 3, 2017
Falmouth Cricket GroundFalmouth Antigua And Barbuda

The Windies Legends Charity Cricket Challenge is set for March 3rd at the Falmouth Cricket Ground.

Antigua Yacht Club Annual Laser Open
March 11, 2017 – March 12, 2017
Antigua Yacht ClubFalmouth Harbour Antigua And Barbuda

The Antigua Yacht Club will be hosting the 16th Annual Antigua Laser Open over 11th & 12th of March 2017.

April 2017

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
April 19, 2017 – April 25, 2017
Antigua Yacht ClubFalmouth Harbour Antigua And Barbuda

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta hosts between 50 and 60 yachts every year and enjoys a wonderful variety of competitors, including traditional craft from the islands, classic ketches, sloops, schooners and yawls making the bulk of the fleet, together with the stunningly beautiful Spirit of Tradition yachts, J Class yachts and Tall Ships.

Guadeloupe to Antigua Race
April 28, 2017
Deshaies, Guadeloupe to English Harbour, AntiguaDeshaieses Guadeloupe

Every year Antigua Sailing Week features a Guadeloupe to Antigua Race on the Friday before the week’s racing begins, serving as a feeder race for boats coming from the islands to the south of Antigua. The 42-nautical mile race is open to boats of all types, whether or not entered in Antigua Sailing Week.

Round Antigua Race
April 29, 2017
South CoastEnglish Harbour Antigua And Barbuda

The Round Antigua Race has been exciting and popular with many Antigua Sailing Week participants for many years. With Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta concluding only a few days before, the race provides an ideal way for many classics to complete their Caribbean racing season.

Antigua Sailing Week
April 29, 2017 – April 05, 2017
Antigua Yacht Club,  Falmouth Harbour Antigua And Barbuda

Antigua Sailing Week is the oldest regatta in the Caribbean, with the first event taking place in 1968. More than 100 boats congregate from more than 20 countries to race of the South East Coast of Antigua.

May 2017

Dockyard Day
May 06, 2017
Nelson’s Dockyard, English HarbourNelson’s Dockyard Antigua And Barbuda

The perfect island party to end the 2017 Sailing Week festivities. Come out with the family for the children’s procession, the Prize Giving of the Schools Art Competition, the Beating of the Retreat, live music and DJs.

June 2017

Barbuda Caribana
June 1, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Island Wide,  Codrington, Antigua And Barbuda

Barbuda Caribana sees a weekend of festivities in Barbuda and for 2017, the festival is scheduled for June 1st to 4th.

Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament
June 3, 2017 – June 4, 2017
Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour Antigua And Barbuda

The Annual Sport Fishing Tournament, taking place May 14th and 15th, starts with a Friday evening Captain’s Briefing, two days of fishing

New and improved look for Stanley’s Estate Agents

SEA office 2014

Stanley’s head office in the heart of English Harbour Antigua,
just down the street from Nelson’s Dockyard. December 2014.


If you are driving or walking along Dockyard Drive you can’t miss the gorgeous new billboard images adorning the front and side of Stanley’s Estate office and it’s worth a trip inside to check out the new table and wall prints. It’s all part of a fresh new look which has been underpinned by the website. With a new handy search function on every page of the website it makes searching for your dream plot of land, business or home a lot easier. The updated web site look and feel refreshed with a more ‘open’ look as well as improved navigation and new content.

And on both the website and outside the office there is a special feature on exclusive listings to Stanley’s another excellent addition to their marketing pushes for those properties.

Be sure to stop by the office and have a chat with the sales team whether you are in the market to buy or rent.

Check back here regularly to enjoy worthy news and events from and about Antigua & Barbuda, brought to you by Stanley’s Estate Agents.