The Leeward Islands Charter
There is no better cluster of islands to explore via a superyacht charter than that of the Leeward Islands.
The Leeward Islands / Classic Caribbean
There is no better cluster of islands to explore via a superyacht charter than that of the Leeward Islands. These volcanic islands, dotted around the east waters of the Caribbean are famed for champagne-colored sands, turquoise waters, vibrant flora and fauna plus true Caribbean spirit in the bars and restaurants. The Leeward Islands stretch from Puerto Rico in the north, south towards Dominica encompassing the British and US Virgin Islands, Antigua, Saint Barths, Saint Kitts and many other smaller islands.Each one offers something new for the yacht charterer to explore whether that is botanical gardens, glitzy beach clubs, coral reefs or just dream-inspiring beaches. A yacht charter in the Leeward Islands has it all. The season runs from around late October when the luxury yachts arrive in the hundreds from the Med and ends in April. This fun-filled sunny winter season attracts millions from around the world –get involved with local festivals, New Years Eve fireworks in St Johns Harbor and the plethora of regattas including the St Barths Bucket. Choose your luxury super yacht, speak to your charter broker and head off on a Caribbean adventure.Take a yacht charter in Antigua –the 365 beaches are worth coming back to time and time again –St Johns the vibrant capital has many attractions including casinos, fine restaurants and a party scene to rival Caribbean party capital St Barths. Ask the captain to combine a charter to Antigua with the smaller, but stunning islands of St Kitts, for laid back, feet in the sand Caribbean, and St Maarten, French inspired and excellent for foodies. Destinations Antigua/St Kitts/St Maarten
Top Marinas - The Leeward Islands
Antigua Yacht club. Located to the south of the island and within walking distance to the historical Nelson’s Dockyard – this marina offers fine facilities, friendly locals and fine restaurants (for when you decide to give your yacht chef the night of). A top tip is to hire a driver and head up to Shirley Heights for a spectacular 360-degree view of the rest of the Leeward Islands, Antigua yacht club, Falmouth Harbor and Nelson’s Dockyard.
Top Anchorages - The Leeward Islands
Head to St Kitts and Cockleshell bay located on the southeast peninsular of the island. Ask the captain to drop anchor, take the tender ashore to the private beach for a laid-back beach day complete with Caribbean-style cuisine in the restaurant. Antigua –with 365 beaches the choice is yours. Try one, move on,try another, another and yet another. That’s the beauty of chartering a yacht in Antigua. White House Bay in St Kitts offers unrivaled snorkeling and diving opportunities. Look out for the shallow reefs and shipwrecks. Antigua/St. Kitts