Learning to sail in Antigua with Horizon – things you need to know

Our American Sailing Association affiliated sailing school is located in the heart of Jolly Harbour Marina on the beautiful west coast of Antigua. This is the perfect spot to begin your sailing adventure as you sail gently out into the leeward side of the island. What this means is incredibly flat water and less breeze … Continued

Barbuda sailing adventure – part 2

Now, where were we? Oh yes, avoiding wild donkeys and horses on Barbuda’s unspoilt land. Having bounced along to Cocopoint over the roughty toughty roads to see a handful of sailing yachts anchored at this idyllic anchorage, we next decided to take a drive to the even quieter (can this island get any more peaceful?!) … Continued

How I started a typical day in Antigua…. today actually.

The sun rises as it always does around 6.30am and I am up with the larks…or in fact the sound outside of a dolphin exhaling, I nip to the window and see her the next time she surfaces, she’s probably hunting food but looks smooth and relaxed, what a wonderful start to a Saturday. Coffee … Continued

Hiking boots; essential clothing for your next sailing trip.

When someone told me to bring my hiking books on my next sailing trip I thought they were joking! Until I stepped onto the Caribbean island of Dominica. Dominica is a lush, volcanic island and lies due south of Antigua and the French island of Guadeloupe. We offer the one way charter from Antigua to … Continued

Bavaria 33 looking smart for the photoshoot

When someone says you are needed with your Digital camera to spend a day on the water in Antigua filming a Bavaria 33 for the new Horizon charter website, you don’t often argue. Thoughts of “I’d rather be sitting at my desk” and “I’ve got far too much to do” don’t enter your head. It’s … Continued

365 beaches, 365 sailing days!

Antigua is lucky enough to have year round sailing opportunities. Come and experience our best, most secretive months.. Chartering in Antigua in May and October is simply the best. The kids are in school, people are still at work and Antigua still has those 10-15 knot breezes inviting you to come for a sail. May … Continued

Kids and Sailing vacations – like peanut butter and jelly in Antigua.

Where do you take the kids on their next vacation?  You only have to look at these pictures of kids having the best time and you know that Antigua offers so much for family sailing; for you and them. With water temperature at a lovely 26 degrees, and all day air temperatures not dropping below … Continued

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