Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta Returns To Sag Harbor This Weekend - 27 East

Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta Returns To Sag Harbor This Weekend

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Officials from Antigua and Barbuda are in Sag Harbor this weekend for the annual Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta. From left, Colin James, CEO of the country's Tourism Authority, Sag Harbor Mayor Jim Larocca, i-tri founder Theresa Roden, Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles H. Fernandez, his wife, Jill Fernandez, and Dean Fenton, the country's U.S. director of tourism. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Officials from Antigua and Barbuda are in Sag Harbor this weekend for the annual Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta. From left, Colin James, CEO of the country's Tourism Authority, Sag Harbor Mayor Jim Larocca, i-tri founder Theresa Roden, Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles H. Fernandez, his wife, Jill Fernandez, and Dean Fenton, the country's U.S. director of tourism. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Non-spinnaker winner Philip Walters at
the wheel of the J35 August Sky rounding the weather mark with the winner of the spinnaker division Bud Rogers, Commodore of the Breakwater Yacht Club, on his J-109 Big Boat.    MICHAEL MELLA

Non-spinnaker winner Philip Walters at the wheel of the J35 August Sky rounding the weather mark with the winner of the spinnaker division Bud Rogers, Commodore of the Breakwater Yacht Club, on his J-109 Big Boat. MICHAEL MELLA

Ray Pepi at the helm of his J-109 Cleo with
Daniel Montero on his J-109 Holiday in hot pursuit.   MICHAEL MELLA

Ray Pepi at the helm of his J-109 Cleo with Daniel Montero on his J-109 Holiday in hot pursuit. MICHAEL MELLA

Ray Pepi’s J-109 Cleo, Bill Lehnert’s LS-10
Lunatic Fringe and Daniel Montero’s J-109 Holiday on their final downwind leg.    MICHAEL MELLA

Ray Pepi’s J-109 Cleo, Bill Lehnert’s LS-10 Lunatic Fringe and Daniel Montero’s J-109 Holiday on their final downwind leg. MICHAEL MELLA

Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip, Ray Pepi’s J-
109 Cleo and Lee Oldak’s Henderson 30 Purple Haze with spinnakers flying.    MICHAEL MELLA

Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip, Ray Pepi’s J- 109 Cleo and Lee Oldak’s Henderson 30 Purple Haze with spinnakers flying. MICHAEL MELLA

Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip with Ray Pepi
at the helm of his J-109 Cleo and Daniel Montero on his J-109 Holiday trying to close the gap.    MICHAEL MELLA

Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip with Ray Pepi at the helm of his J-109 Cleo and Daniel Montero on his J-109 Holiday trying to close the gap. MICHAEL MELLA

Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip dueling with
Lee Oldak’s Henderson 30 Purple Haze.    MICHAEL MELLA

Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip dueling with Lee Oldak’s Henderson 30 Purple Haze. MICHAEL MELLA

Lee Oldak’s Henderson 30 Purple Haze
beating Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip to the finish line by mere seconds.  MICHAEL MELLA

Lee Oldak’s Henderson 30 Purple Haze beating Steve Kenny’s J-109 Gossip to the finish line by mere seconds. MICHAEL MELLA

Tom Wacker giving a “hats off.”   MICHAEL MELLA

Tom Wacker giving a “hats off.” MICHAEL MELLA

Doug Davies’ CAL 33 Gypsy Moon, Richard
Bockman’s J-95 Gale Force, Bill Coster’s Tartan 33 Silent Passage and Tom Wacker’s J-105 Trading Places enjoying racing at its best.    MICHAEL MELLA

Doug Davies’ CAL 33 Gypsy Moon, Richard Bockman’s J-95 Gale Force, Bill Coster’s Tartan 33 Silent Passage and Tom Wacker’s J-105 Trading Places enjoying racing at its best. MICHAEL MELLA

Non-spinnaker winner Philip Walters at the wheel of his J35 August Sky rounding the weather mark.    MICHAEL MELLA

Non-spinnaker winner Philip Walters at the wheel of his J35 August Sky rounding the weather mark. MICHAEL MELLA

authorStephen J. Kotz on Aug 12, 2022
The Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta is returning to Sag Harbor this year on Saturday, August 13, after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event, which... more

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