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Old 28-03-2008, 05:50   #1
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Antigua Race Week - Any Fun ?

I notice John from Swagmant says, in another thread, he's going to Antigua for Race Week at the end of April.

I am sorta tossing up us taking a look at it in the cruising, no extras division. Just for fun and as a test sail.

Whats it like?

The rules state 3 crew are needed and Nicolle and I can only count to 2. Can willing 'nice' people be found in Antigua looking for a berth?


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Hi Mark,
Yes. We've even got pals Paul and Annette who will be there on a their cat and probably seeking a race week ride if you get caught short. If you want to contact them I'll pass on email details.
And we're parking up in English Harbour for Race Weeek so if you see us there come on board for a beer.
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And we're parking up in English Harbour for Race Weeek so if you see us there come on board for a beer.
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Great, thanks. We will do.
We are hoping to have the registration for the boat through by then and I thought it would be a nice way to start our little adventure.

Perhaps we can use the old method of Press Ganging a crew... head to the local bar at closing and pick up any drunk thats fallen asleep
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I think US Air flys to Antigua. Polly and I can be on the red eye!

If it is at all like the St Martin Heiniken Ragatta you'll have a ball.

Congrats on the new boat.

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I think US Air flys to Antigua. Polly and I can be on the red eye!

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That could be a done deal! If we can get the registration through in time I'll see if you can get the time

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The Antigua classic boat regatta has much better parties.
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