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Sunday in Antigua They Party At Shirely Heights
April is the big sailing month in Antigua so we are dedicating this issue of CC to the island. You will see below reports from the Classic Yacht regatta, a video of the classics racing and a recipe for delicious Caribbean jerk chicken. There is the big Classic Yacht Regatta going on this week and next week the hot shot racers come to the island for the annual Sailing Week. All of this is based in and around English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour. To say that sailors in Antigua for the April regattas like to party would be an understatement. There is something going on somewhere every night. But, the longest running party in the sailing capital of the Caribbean is Sunday night music and barbecue at Shirely Heights. The old fort is the southernmost point on the island and looks down from atop the great hill on English Harbour in the foreground and Famouth just beyond. Sunday at Shirely Heghts is an all island party that attracts locals, sailors and some tourists. The music is reggea and rock that you can dance to and the jerk chicken and ribs are spicy and hot. Oh, and they have rum, beer and wine on hand, too. If it’s Sunday, we’ll see you at Shirely Heights.
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