The 57th show which would take place in December will showcase some of the finest yachts as well as the crews of the world to meet with brokers before the start of the Caribbean season. There is no doubt that Antigua has a wide yacht service amenities in the Caribbean which includes marinas, training, riggers, sail makers and other marine facilities.
The weather would be perfect and Christmas Day celebrated at the Nelson Dockyard. Franklyn Braithwaite, the commodore of Antigua Yacht Club invited all yachtsmen to gather and spend some time with them in Antigua. He said that competitors know that the events would be some of the most notable ones in the region and cruisers would find the event secure and safe.
The international racing event would be held during New Year’s Eve and designed mainly to attract the cruising boats from as far as Split. The boat which is known to be the slowest would start the race first and carry the French flag. The remainder of the fleet would represent the British with an attempt to capture the flag and show victory for the Britain. Every boat would be given a start time depending on the boat’s size and its expected speed. The first boat that would successfully cross the finish line will be declared as the winner. There is no better way to end the year than the celebrations which would take place in Nelson’s Dockyard. People will also get a chance to enjoy the splendid firework party.
Before the beginning of the main race, the first rowers will make an entry from the 3000 mile nautical rows starting from the Canary Islands into English Harbour. Antigua will also have an all-girl team in the race with this team known as Team Antigua Island Girls. Well, the arrival of the team won’t be anything less than historic and indeed worth being in the venue.