Issue 124 - October 20, 2017
Superyachts bringing relief aid and more yachting news.
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Photo: M/Y Slipstream (Top), M/Y Va Bene (Bottom Left), M/Y Sequel P (Bottom Right) all bringing aid to the region.

THE SUPER YACHT INDUSTRY COMES TO THE RESCUE
Yachts are beginning to make their annual pilgrimage to Antigua and the Caribbean, this time full to the gunnels with aid. Read more.
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THE BIG STORIES
YACHTING INDUSTRY READY FOR THE SEASON
We don't operate in a bubble! Antigua needs to lead the charge to ensure that all visiting yachts know that the region is open for business this season.
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AID TO DOMINICA IN A DAY ON VA BENE
Captain Nick Line made a 24 hour dash to Dominica with a super yacht full of aid on M/Y Va Bene before heading North to Fort Lauderdale.
Read more.
CLARIFIED CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES FOR CLEARANCE OF AID
The ABMA have issued a summary of key instructions for aid arriving whether by sea, yacht or in transit.
Read more.
TEAM ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - RACING INTERNATIONALLY
TIGER TYSON NUMBER 1 IN THE WORLD
After his win at the TT:R Open World Championships, Antigua's Tiger Tyson is now #1 in the world in the TT:R Slalom World Ranking 2017 - Under 19.
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LASER MASTERS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Antigua's Karl James was in Croatia in September where he took 17th overall of 68 sailors at the Laser Masters World Championship.
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REGATTAS AND RACES
JOLLY HARBOUR YC ANNUAL REGATTA
Join in the Jolly Harbour Yacht Club's Annual Regatta with two days of racing over November 18 - 19, along with shore-side entertainment.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - BUSINESS AS USUAL
The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is confirmed for February 19th, starting and ending in Antigua with record entry anticipated for the race.
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FEVER-TREE RECOMMITS TO ASW
The world's leading premium mixer brand, Fever-Tree, has renewed sponsorship for Antigua Sailing Week for the 2018 and 2019 regattas.
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2018 BVI SPRING REGATTA ON TRACK
Enter now for the 2018 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, confirmed for 26th March - 1st April, following devastating hurricanes through the region.
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RORC ANNOUNCES NEW RACE MANAGER
The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) announces the appointment of Christopher Stone as the new Racing Manager as of Mid-November 2017.
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LOCAL NEWS
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY GENERAL MEETING
The ABMA invites the business community to a 'State of the Industry' general meeting on 26th October at Akropolis Greek Taverna in Jolly Harbour.
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SPONSORSHIP OPEN FOR TEAM ANTIGUA
Sponsorship opportunities yielding international coverage are still available with Team Antigua, taking part in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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COCKTAIL FUNDRAISER FOR TEAM ANTIGUA
Ana's hosts their Art Gallery 3rd Anniversary Cocktail Fundraiser on 1st November, benefiting Team Antigua as they head toward TWAC17.
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ANDREW SIMPSON FOUNDATION SUPPORTS NSA
A grant from the Andrew Simpson Foundation enabled 10 youths in Antigua to successfully complete the RYA Dinghy Instructor Course to instruct at the NSA. 
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NSA SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER
The latest newsletter from the National Sailing Academy covers the Bart's Bash in Antigua, their training progress, swimming lessons, and more.
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CAUTION ADVISED FOR OUT-ISLAND MOORINGS
Cruisers are asked to exercise caution and check for reliability when using moorings near offshore islands like Green and Bird Islands.
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CRUISING AND CHARTERING
COME SAILING WITH JABBERWOCKY
Back in the water and ready for the new charter season, Jabberwocky is your yacht for a day, with a number of charter options available.
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OKTOBERFEST BOAT CRUISE & BEACH PARTY
Coconut Grove teams up with Quin Farara and Wadadli Cats for their Jaegermeister Oktoberfest Cruise and Beach Party on 22nd October.
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TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
Book a cruising holiday with Nicholson Yacht Charters and Services.
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Learn kite surfing, wind surfing and stand up paddling with 40Knots.
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SERVICES
Browse the Cruise Ship Schedule for October for ports in Antigua.
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See inventory, request a quote and more on Outdoor World's new website.
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KEEP ANTIGUANICE
Antigua and Barbuda is in Stage One of the nationwide Styrofoam Ban, with alternative products available for purchase.
EVENTS AND ASSOCIATIONS
2017 - 2018 ABMA calendar of yachting events in Antigua & Barbuda.
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Click for a list of yachting Associations and Clubs in Antigua.
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