In pictures: Antigua Sailing Week comes to an end

Written by Georgia Tindale

The 51st edition of the annual Antigua Sailing Week drew to a close on Friday following five days of competitive racing off the rugged south coast of Antigua during which 116 teams from 37 different countries took part.Β 

KPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethKicking off with the Peters & May Round Antigua Race on Saturday 28th April, strong trade winds blew all week delivering perfect conditions to over 1,000 competitors from all around the world.Β KPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethKPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethOn the social side, over 3,000 revellers attended Reggae in the Park, featuring international reggae artist Tarrus Riley. Β 

Peter Harrison's superyacht Sojana was awarded the coveted Lord Nelson Trophy after a perfect scoreline, with the final awards ceremony and party taking place on Friday last week. KPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethKPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethEntry is now open for the 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week, which will take place from 27th April to 3rd May 2019. For more information visit the ASW website. If you can't wait until then for more Caribbean racing action, the second annual Antigua to Bermuda Race starts May 9, 2018. For more information visit their website.

KPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethKPMG Race Day 5 at Antigua Sailing WeekPhoto: Paul WyethTo see more of ASW's best bits, check out this highlight film below.Β 

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