Yachting World came on board in 2005 and is now a Gold Sponsor and the Official Yachting Media Partner of Antigua Sailing Week. Yachting World is the oldest yachting magazine in the world, established in 1894. Read in over 100 countries, it has become synonymous with quality, authority and excellence. From blue water cruiser to super-yacht, Yachting World has the best in nautical writing and photography, up-to-the-minute technical reports, equipment valuation, new boat tests and informed comment.
ANTIGUA DISTILLERY LTD.
After a partnership spanning nearly fifteen years, Antigua Sailing Week is pleased to count Antigua Distillery as a Gold Sponsor and its Official Rum Supplier. The Distillery was formed in 1932 from a group of small, individual rum shops. Originally, its full-bodied, aged Cavalier Muscavado Rum, named after the high quality sugar molasses from which it was made, pleased consumers. In 1992 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Distillery introduced English Harbour Rum as an international brand. Crafted in copper stills, aged in oak barrels, and with an assortment of vintage rums, it has received worldwide recognition ranking English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum as one of the ten most remarkable rums worldwide. English Harbour Rum continues to be a premium rum distiller in the Leeward Islands.
MINISTRY OF TOURISM, CIVIL AVIATION & CULTURE
Every year the Ministry of Tourism shows significant support not only financially and in the planning and organisation of Antigua Sailing Week, but it plays a major part in the marketing of the event year round.
LIAT (1974) Ltd.
LIAT The Caribbean Airline is a proud Silver Sponsor and "Official Regional Carrier" of Antigua Sailing Week and has been serving the Caribbean for over 50 years. Visitors are able to easily access any of 21 destinations of choice. LIAT provides excellent connections with international carriers serving the major hubs of the Caribbean with competitive and affordable fares. Visit www.liat.com today and book your Caribbean escape.
Sunsail offers a wide choice of sailing holidays and experiences with over 800 yachts in 30 locations worldwide. Alongside Yacht Charter and Flotilla Sailing Holidays, Sunsail also offers Beach Clubs, Sailing Schools, Team Building and Events, and new in 2011, Sunsail Racing. Sunsail was founded in 1974 and is owned by TUI Travel, PLC. For more information on sailing holidays and experiences, visit www.sunsail.co.uk or speak with a member of the Sunsail Team at UK 0844 463 6836. For Yacht Ownership information, visit www.sunsail.co.uk/yacht-sales.
Located at the junction of American Road and All Saints Road, Townhouse Megastore provides all the staging and production needs for Antigua Sailing Week. The Townhouse retail store is the largest homewares, electrical and household store in Antigua.
Communications provider Digicel will be ensuring Antigua Sailing Week is communicating in real team with the world about what is happening during Antigua Sailing Week using its Digicel 4G LTE technology both on and off the water. Look out for the booths and the LTE Zone to learn more througout the event. www.digicelantiguabarbuda.com
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA INVESTMENT AUTHORITY
The Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA) is committed to making Antigua & Barbuda a preferred place for doing business and promoting domestic and foreign investment in line with our strategic national objective. Visit www.investantiguabarbuda.org for more information.
AUA was founded in 2004 to address the coming physician shortage and to break down barriers that have prevented underrepresented minorities from obtaining a medical education. AUA is recognized by the Medical Board of California, approved by the New York State Education Department, and has provisional accreditation from the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA DEPARTMENT OF MARINE SERVICES AND MERCHANT SHIPPING (ADOMS)
The National Maritime Authority is the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) which has its principal office in St.John's. It has a secondary office in Germany which is engaged in maritime issues related to the registration of ships intending to fly the flag of Antigua and Barbuda. The objective of ADOMS is to maintain an international registry and it is the official body that runs the ship and yacht registry for Antigua and Barbuda. ADOMS recently had the official launch of its Yacht Registry. For more information visit the ADOMS website.
NATIONAL PARKS ANTIGUA
As the historic home to Antigua Sailing Week, the National Parks and more specifically Nelson’s Dockyard play an incredibly important role in creating the unbelievable event that is Antigua Sailing Week. Find out more details about both the marina and the park at www.nationalparksantigua.com
NONSUCH BAY RESORT
Enjoying a magical location in the sheltered waters behind Green Island and the barrier reef, Nonsuch Bay Resort is favoured by sailors for its unique accommodation, fine dining, sailing and water sports and as a haven of relaxation. Spacious and beautifully appointed accommodation affords stunning views of its surroundings and across the bay. Award winning chef Mitchell Husbands serves up a storm at the resort’s dramatically positioned waterfront restaurant, The Bay @ Nonsuch. Getting on the water couldn’t be easier. Sailboats from singlehanders and Hobie Cats to the RS Elite keelboats are ready to go, and the resort is also home to specialist kiteboarding school 40 Knots. www.nonsuchbayresort.com for further details.
JOLLY HARBOUR MARINA VILLAGE
Jolly Harbour Marina Village is a marina residential community located on the South West Coast of Antigua with more than 500 villas with the opportunity to dock your boat at your door. An 18 hole golf course, restaurants,bars and shopping as well as two of the most beautiful beaches in Antigua mean that this is a fantastic investment opportunity for yacht lovers. www.jollyharbourantigua.com
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin is both a champagne house in Reims, France, and a brand of premium champagne. Founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot-Muiron, Veuve Clicquot played an important role in establishing champagne as a favored drink of haute bourgeoisie and nobility throughout Europe. The 1811 comet vintage of Veuve Clicquot is theorized to have been the first truly "modern" Champagne due to the advancements in the méthode champenoise which Veuve Clicquot pioneered through the technique of remuage. www.veuve-clicquot.com