Classic Conditions for Start of Antigua Sailing Week:
(April 24, 2016) – Hundreds of spectators watched the start of racing for Antigua Sailing Week from the Shirley Heights Breakfast Party and from the Half Moon Bay spectator boats, but none of them got as good a view as the curious whale that lined up in the pre-start area with the racing fleet.
Warm air, 14 knots of breeze and a moderate sea state provided glorious conditions for the first day of racing sponsored by English Harbour 5 Year Old Rum. Three of the seven classes racing under the CSA Rule were just as hot as the weather, with seconds deciding the winners.
Jonty Layfield racing Antiguan J 11s Sleeper corrected out to win Race 1 in CSA 4 by just 11 seconds from Jim …
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