Sag Harbor, NY – August 4, 2022 – Sag Harbor will celebrate its sister port English Harbour in Antigua with an all-day free festival featuring Caribbean music, dance and crafts and the 6th annual Antigua and Barbuda Challenge Regatta. Festivities will culminate that evening with a Caribbean cocktail party. The day-long celebration is presented by the Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and sponsored by “IGY Marinas” and their superyacht membership program “IGY Trident” as sponsors.
“We are delighted to welcome IGY Marinas and IGY Trident as inaugural sponsors of the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Festival to benefit i-tri,” stated Theresa Roden, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of i-tri.
First-time Family Festival with Music, Dance, Steel Drum lessons, Stilt Walkers and Interactive Activities and Crafts, 10 AM – 3 PM
Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta, 11 AM -4 PM
Sailors compete in and around Noyack Bay for the Biggest Sailing Prize in the Northeast. The winning captain and crew will receive an all-expense paid trip to Antigua to race in Antigua Sailing Week.
Awards Presentation at Caribbean Cocktail Party, 5 PM – 7:30 PM
Sailors and landlubbers alike invited to gather under the waterfront tent for Caribbean food and drink and dancing to an Antiguan band.
IGY Marinas and IGY Trident are also donating an auction festival prize of 4 complimentary berthing nights across the company’s global marina network for yachts ranging from 14 feet to 700 feet! This exciting berthing opportunity encompasses IGY’s growing network of elite superyacht marinas including St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Manhattan, Miami, Ibiza, Sardinia, Málaga, and many more amazing destinations.
Admission to the Festival is free. Tickets for the Cocktail party are $50 in advance and $55 at the door. For more information and tickets, visit ABHamptonsfest.com. The event is sponsored by the Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and IGY Marinas. All proceeds benefit i-tri, a local non-profit that empowers girls, ages 11-14, through supportive training in the sport of triathlon.
About i-tri – i-tri is an inclusive, community-based program that builds self-respect, personal empowerment, self-confidence, positive body image and healthy lifestyle choices for adolescent girls. Participants gain the tools to achieve seemingly impossible goals through supportive athletic training coupled with an empowerment curriculum and trauma-informed care. www.itrigirls.org
About IGY Marinas – IGY’s worldwide network of properties sets luxury standards for service and quality in nautical tourism. IGY has the only global portfolio of premium yachting destinations, serving over 8,000 annual customers at 23 marinas in 12 countries. IGY’s unprecedented collection of marinas in the U.S., Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America caters to a variety of vessel types and serves as the exclusive home port for many of the world’s largest superyachts. www.igymarinas.com
About IGY Trident – IGY Trident is a next generation by invitation only membership collective specifically designed to simplify the experience of superyacht ownership. IGY Trident members enjoy a wide range of highly exclusive benefits, including guaranteed dockage, fuel, yacht management, insurance, crew training, provisioning, health and wellness, and events and experiences. www.igytrident.com
Contact: Benita Gold (917) 570-3147; [email protected]