Penultimate day at Antigua Sailing Week

Antigua (May 5, 2022) – After the lay day yesterday, Antigua Sailing Week was blessed today with solid trade winds of 15-18 knots, just north of east for Locman Italy Women’s Day, with squall activity raising the tempo but all 15 classes completed their full program of races.

“A great spectacle today,” Race Officer Neil Andrew commented. “Six OCS, including four in one class (CSA 5) and one boat OCS in both races! All boats returned to start correctly.” Class winners are emerging after four days of racing and tomorrow two more races are scheduled to conclude the series at Antigua Sailing Week.

The penultimate race day at Antigua Sailing Week celebrated women on the water, noting how female participation at Antigua Sailing Week was on the rise and this year with 70% of the fleet have women crew. Six boats are skippered by women: Susan Glenny on Olympia’s Tigress; Katy Campbell on Panacea X; Lyssandra Barbieri on Hatha Maris; Melanie Rensing on KH+P Nolde; Alice Martin on Jack Tai II/Painkiller and Jocelyn Mclaren on Belafonte…

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