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The Antigua and Barbuda Connection

Mon, 08/07/2023 - 12:14
Celia Withers

It's time again for the Antigua Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta, an amateur sailing race in Noyac Bay, along with a day of Caribbean-themed fun in Sag Harbor. Both are planned for Saturday.

Boats can register in the spinnaker or non-spinnaker division at through Friday. The winning captain and crew of five will be invited to compete in Antigua Sailing Week. The cost is $150 per boat. A skippers meeting will be held at 11 a.m.; the race will begin at noon.

Also that day will be a Caribbean festival and craft fair at Marine Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a Caribbean cocktail party from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to benefit I-Tri, the nonprofit fitness and empowerment program for middle school girls. Regatta prizes will be awarded at the cocktail party, and there will be steel-drum music for dancing. Tickets will be sold online through Tuesday for $100 at Tickets will be $110 at the door.

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