Antigua Yacht Charters
TWO SAMPLE 7 DAY ANTIQUA YACHT CHARTERS
Below are two 7 day sailing options departing from Antigua. The first itinerary is for an open ocean sail from Antigua to St. Martin. The second itinerary is for those that would like to enjoy the sites of both Antigua and Barbuda.
SAMPLE 7 DAY CHARTER ITINERARY FOR ANTIGUA / ST. MARTIN
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This Antiqua Yacht Charter itinerary is ideal for an 8 to 10 day cruise allowing you to spend one or more days in Antigua to visit English Harbour as well as time to visit St. Barts and St. Martin.
Day 1: Welcome aboard at Jolly Harbour, Antigua. Visit the boat, meet the crew, discuss the itinerary around the charts. Cocktails and dinner on board.
Day 2: Morning sail to the island of Barbuda, about 3 hours of pleasant sailing to this magnificent coral island. Anchor in front of the beach, have lunch, swim, snorkel, stroll along this deserted beach.
Day 3: Morning sail to Nevis, a 6 hour downwind sail (spinnaker). Anchor facing a lovely beach lined with coconut trees. Enjoy dinner ashore.
Day 4: Start the day with a tour of the island along the coastal route. Visit some beautifully renovated old time plantations. After lunch, it's off to St. Kitts, anchor in small and lovely Chitten Bay. Or the skipper can take snorkeling enthusiasts to White House Bay. Dive on a wreck which dates from the 16th century. For the others, a local sugar cane train makes a tour around various plantations.
Day 5: Set sail for St. Barts. The sail is long (5 to 6 hr) but it's a comfortable one propelled by the wind from St. Kitts and St. Eustatius. A late afternoon arrival at Colombier Bay. Anchorage with a view of the beautiful white sand beach.
Day 6: Spend a lazy morning at Colombier, swim, scurf. After lunch it's off to the village of Gustavia. Dine ashore at one of the restaurants that animates the little harbor.
Day 7: Set sail for St. Martin (3 hr), anchor at Anse Marcel. Lunch and disembark.
SAMPLE CRUISE ITINERARY ANTIGUA to BARBUDA (7 days)
Welcome aboard at English Harbor, Antigua. Visit the boat, meet the crew and discuss the itinerary around the chart table. Cocktails and dinner on board.
A short sail along the coast to Cade Reef (1 hr.) . Snorkel amid magnificent coral. Lunch at anchor in Fries Bay. Swim, relax and sail to the evening anchorage at Five Islands Harbour or Jolly Harbour.
Sail to Barbuda (4 to 5 hr). Fabulous unspoiled coral island. Anchor at Codrington, in front of a beautiful white sand beach. Lunch, swim, snorkel, stroll along the long deserted beach...
Change anchorages and head to Cocoa Point. Spend the day like Robinson Caruso, swimming, snorkeling etc.
Morning sail to Nonesuch Bay in Antigua (4 hr). Picnic on Green Island, take a kayak around this huge bay which is protected by a coral reef and surrounded by mangroves.
A short sail to Falmouth (1 hr). Take a taxi to the capital, St. Georges. Lunch in one of the many restaurants, stroll through the market and then take a tour of the island. Return to the boat for dinner.
Swim and then sail to English Harbour (1/2 hr), Take a walk among the beautifully restored houses and visit the museum. Lunch and disembark.