Antigua Yacht Charter
Interesting Facts About Antigua
Antigua and Barbuda are English-speaking islands in the Leeward Islands where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. Antigua is bordered by Anguilla to the northwest, Guadeloupe and Dominica to the south, Montserrat to the southwest. and St. Kitts and Nevis to the west. After 349 years as a British colony, Antigua and Barbuda gained independence in 1981. Antigua’s highest point “Obama’ was named in 2009 after President Obama.
Come join us in exploring Antigua’s winding coastline and seemingly limitless secluded powdery soft beaches. Navigate the same waters as Nelson. Scuba dive and snorkel from the decks of our yachts on the same coral reefs that were once the bane of marauding enemy ships. Antigua is the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Island in the Eastern Caribbean. Like most islands of the Caribbean, it benefits from a warm climate moderated by steady trade winds. This makes the region one of the world’s most desirable sailing destinations along with its complex coastline, abundance of safe harbors, and a nearly unbroken protective coral reef.
Cruising In Antigua
For your Antigua cruising area you can choose to cruise the beautiful Caribbean islands of Antigua & Barbuda or you can island hop south to the island of French Guadeloupe and Iles des Saintes. Guadeloupe is a 42nm sail from Antigua. For those looking for passage-making, we also offer two one-way sailing trips, the first to the island of St. Martin and the second to the nature island of Dominica.
Antigua & Barbuda offers coastal cruising that is a delightful mix of unspoilt anchorages where you can spend time snorkelling, swimming, kayaking and relaxing, to the bustling harbours of English and Falmouth Harbours where you will find waterfront café’s, restaurants and craft stores. The stunning Antigua cruising area offers something for everyone.
The sailing area of Antigua and Barbuda is simply stunning. There is something for every sailor; from coastal cruising and bay hopping, to passage making and blue water sailing. This is what makes sailing Antigua very unique and truly memorable. We have guests who return year after year and never sail the same islands twice.
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