VIDEO: The overall winner of the 2019 Royal Southern YC Summer Series will win a fantastic all-inclusive entry to Antigua Sailing Week 2020!
The first of the Royal Southern Yacht Club Summer Series, which consists of four regattas, will be held on 18-19 May. The Antigua Sailing Week May Regatta is open to entry for non-members and members alike. The winner of the four regatta series will win a fantastic all-inclusive entry to the 2020 edition of the Caribbean's most famous yachting regatta.
The Royal Southern YC Antigua Sailing Week May Regatta is expected to feature approximately 70 sportsboats and keelboats, this year inviting entries from IRC, Club Class, Double Handed and Mixed Sportsboats as well as the J/88, HP30, J/70, Performance 40 and XOD classes. Competitors, family and friends, are welcome to the Royal Southern Yacht Club during the event to enjoy the view at Hamble River’s finest Yacht Club.
The prize for the overall winner of the 2019 Royal Southern YC Summer Series will receive a voucher from Antigua Sailing Week, which generously includes:
- Flights to Antigua, funded by Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority,
- Bareboat Dream Yacht Charter,
- Dockage in UNESCO designated Nelson’s Dockyard,
- and free entry to the 2020 edition of Antigua Sailing Week, April 25 – May 01, 2020.
Antigua Sailing Week will be launching this prize with a party on the Saturday night and will also be providing 5-year-old English Harbour Rum as prizes for the regatta itself.
“We hope to bring you some of our best Antigua weather for the May Regatta,”smiled President and commercial director of Antigua Sailing Week, Alison Sly-Adams. “The tagline for Antigua Sailing Week is 'race, chase, celebrate', and many Royal Southern YC members have been coming to Antigua for years, experiencing the fantastic conditions and party atmosphere that we have to offer. Through our partnership with the Royal Southern YC we hope to encourage many more sailors to come and join us in 2020.”