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2022 Events Calendar

Antigua Yacht Club Round the Island Race

January 21, 2022
Antigua Yacht ClubFalmouth Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

The Round the Island Race is taking place on January 21st, 2022, 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.

Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta
February 11, 2022 – February 13, 2022
Jolly Harbour Marina

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

RORC Caribbean 600 Race Start
February 21, 2022
Antigua Yacht Club

The 2022 RORC Caribbean 600 is an exciting 600-mile offshore race that takes competitors around 11 Caribbean Islands and will start in Antigua on 24th February.

Superyacht Challenge Antigua
March 08, 2022 – March 13, 2022
Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua and Barbuda

In this annual challenge, yachts measuring more than eighty 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.

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
March 30, 2022 – April 03, 2022
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.

Round Antigua Race
April 39, 2022
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 30, 2022 – May 06, 2022
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 one hundred boats congregate from more than twenty countries to race off the Southeast Coast of Antigua.

Dockyard Day
May 07, 2022 
Nelson’s Dockyard, English HarbourNelson’s Dockyard, Antigua and Barbuda

The perfect island party to end the 2022 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.

Antigua Carnival
July 23, 2022 – August 02, 2022

Ten days of steel band music, calypso competitions and parties that culminate in street dances and parades through the island capital St John’s, and thereafter in the Antigua Recreation Ground. Dancers spill out onto the street for j’ouvert morning (on the first Monday in August) and then rig up with their carnival costume for the street parade

Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show
December 2022. (Dates to Be announced)
Historic Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua hosts their 58th Annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show taking place in December (dates to be announced). The show is held over six days and takes place at the Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour, the Falmouth Harbour Marina, and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina both located in Falmouth Harbour.

Christmas Day Champagne Party
December 25, 2022
Historic Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

Every Christmas day from midday English Harbour residents and visitors gather in the Nelson’s Dockyard around the Capstan for a huge Champagne Christmas Day Party. The funds from the party go towards a worthy cause, and a fun time is had by all.

Nelson’s Pursuit Race
December 31, 2022
Antigua Yacht Club, English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

Nelson’s Pursuit Race traditionally attracts an excellent fleet of yachts of all sizes – which in the past have included boats of less than 20 feet, Carriacou sloops and a wide range of both racing and cruising yachts. This is an all-comers event and provides an afternoon of fun and excitement for everyone, particularly Caribbean cruisers who are not otherwise set up for racing events.

Old Year’s Night Fireworks Party
December 31, 2022
Historic Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

Old Year’s Night (or New Year’s Eve) sees hundreds of people flocking to the Dockyard for a fantastic party with a live band, lots of drinks and at midnight wonderful fireworks from Fort Berkeley light up the sky and the sea all around.

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