of the star attraction in this years Angosturas
Photo: TIM WRIGHT
annual Angostura Tobago Sail Week The Spirit of Racing
celebrates its 24th anniversary this year.
The regatta takes place at the Crown Point Beach Hotel from
Sunday to Friday and promises the perfect blend of superb
racing and excellent on-shore fun.
It attracts yachts from as far as Europe, Britain and the
United States and has the largest racing class in the Southern
Many foreign racing class boats are participating in the regatta
including a boat of note Storm, Caribbean-built
and owned by American, Les Crouch, which rivals some of the
best in its class and has a racing record which is the envy
On opening day is the Skippers Briefing and the regatta kicks
off for four days of sailing on Monday with a Lay Day
Race classes include Racing, Charter, Cruising/Comfort Cruising
Details of races and events plus articles and photos are on
the website, www.sailweek.com
Without sponsors it would not be possible to have this event
and the title sponsor is Angostura Caribbean Club.
Other sponsors who contribute to the success of the regatta
include the Tobago House of Assembly and their input over
the years on a committee level has been invaluable,Tobago
Hilton, CLICO, Carib, Pepsi, Lucozade, Water One, FT Farfan
and, on board this year TSTT bMobile, Yacht Services
Association of T&T (YSATT), Chaguaramas Boatyards (Power
Boats, Peake Yacht Services, Coral Cove Marina, Industrial
Marine Services and Crews Inn).
The businesses that contribute to the success of the regatta
are the Tourism Development Company, Power Boats, Crown Point
Beach Hotel, Johnstons Apartments, Golden Caribbean
and Virgin Holidays