Successful June Regatta and Dock Party

The NSA was delighted with the success of the first June Regatta and Dock Party which took place on Sunday, June 23, 2019. 15 boats entered in two classes, RS Zest and RS Fevas with some highly competitive racing just off the new dock at the Sailing Academy in Falmouth Harbour. Race Officers were Jules

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Padi Women’s Dive Day 2019

Join Dive Carib for the largest event of the diving calendar on Saturday the 20th of July, on the lawn at the National Sailing Academy.Free try dives for men, women, boys, and girls!(sign up at 9am only, minimum age 10, and children must have a parent/guardian sign their paperwork) .This will be followed by games,

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Learn to Dinghy Sail – RYA Level 1,2 or 3

Learn to Dinghy Sail Level 1, 2 or 3 is available at the National Sailing Academy. The course can be taken over 2 full days and at the end of the course you will be qualified to sail in light airs with supervision. Level 1 is the perfect first step for novices wanting to learn

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Three new instructors complete CSA Resort Instructors Course in Antigua

Above photo from left to right: Sylvester Thomas (National Sailing Academy), Kemoir Martin (CSA Secretariat), Rocky Simon (Blue Waters Hotel), Keith Connor (Pineapple Beach Club), Carlos Merrick (Verandah Resort and Spa), Shawn ‘Turban’ Ambrose (Antigua Yacht Club). May 29, 2019, National Sailing Academy, Antigua: The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) is delighted to confirm that three

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NSA Fun Day – Bring your friends and family

The National Sailing Academy invite you to their family friendly OPEN DAY on December 2nd in English Harbour.  During this FREE event youth and adults can discover sailing & swimming throughout the afternoon with qualified instructors. Food & drink will also be available for purchase. The National Sailing Academy offers the opportunity for Antiguan school

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Adults Sailing Lessons and Boat Hire

The NSA is not just for youths, but offers adult sailing lessons also. Try a learn to sail lesson with one of our instructors for US$40 or book three classes for US$100. You will be taken out on an RS Venture which is a 14ft fixed keel boat.  A very stable boat it’s the perfect

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Elizabeth Jordan – The Visionary

To know Elizabeth Jordan is to wonder where she gets her energy to do what she does. At the age of nearly 75, according to tradition she should have hung up her boots many moons ago, and be happy to sit on her porch and watch the action and the world pass her by.  While

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Changing Lives One Tack At A Time

It’s interesting in life when you come across people who don’t understand the impact they are making. In the case of Sylvester Thomas, Chief Sailing Instructor at Antigua’s National Sailing Academy, that’s probably because what he does and how he does it is so much a part of him. A few days before we sat

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Barts Bash Antigua 2018 – 5 Classes, 35 Boats, 45 sailors

The 5th Annual Barts Bash took place on Sunday 16th September at sailing venues around the world. In Antigua sailors from around the island convened at Antigua Yacht Club for a 9am skippers briefing given by Race Officer Steve Spanis and assistant Rhone Kirby. A total of five classes: Laser; RS Feva;, RS Venture; RS

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NEWSLETTER APRIL 2018

NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2018 Firstly, I am delighted to report that our Youth Racing Team on the Cork 1720  ‘Spirit’, Skipper Jules Mitchell, were the overall winners of the AYC Round the Island Race in January. The traditional prize is the Skipper’s weight in rum – so the Academy took home 84 bottles of English

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