Antigua and Barbuda is located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country is part of the Leeward Islands, in the Lesser Antilles. As well as the main islands of Antigua and Barbuda, there are a number of smaller islands and islets.
The capital city is St. John's, which is located on Antigua. This is the main port, and where most of our luxury catamaran charters are based. Being an island nation which welcomes tourists you will find several well appointed marinas and harbours dotted around the main island of Antigua. These include Jolly Harbour, English Harbour, and the Antigua Yacht Club among others. The largest town on Barbuda is Codrington, which dates back to colonial times and has a chequered history, synonymous with the slave trade.
Notable residents of Antigua include Giorgio Armani, Silvio Berlusconi, Richard Branson and Oprah Winfrey.
Sailing in Antigua and Barbuda is the quintessential Caribbean sailing experience. You can expect exhilarating trade winds, hidden coves and small bays to explore. White sandy beaches and stunning clear turquoise water.
Island hopping and diving are the favourite activities in this area. Don't forget that we can make arrangements for any of your favourite water sports such as snorkelling or jet skiing etc. This is all included in the bespoke Boataffair curated sailing experience.
Many visitors choose to sail around Antigua at a leisurely pace. A complete circumnavigation of the island usually takes between 5-7 days. This depends on how long you choose to linger in any of the rich and varied towns and harbours scattered around the coastline. Why not consider our Antigua Yacht experiences, which can be tailored to your exact requirements.