Set sail in Barbados for warm steady breezes, calm seas and sheltered harbours.
Whether you’re exploring the stunning Caribbean coastline by yacht, relaxing on a catamaran cruise, enjoying a romantic sunset sail or experiencing the thrill of whizzing across the water on a dinghy, sailing holidays in Barbados are unforgettable.
Locals and international sailors alike love sailing in Barbados for its racing, cruising and buzzing social life, and for cruising gently round the island or competing in some world-class racing, perfect sailing conditions are guaranteed. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to improve your seafaring skills, Barbados Yacht Club can arrange teaching for all. It’s also a laid back, relaxed destination with a great beach and fabulous restaurant, and HQ for race days.
The racing scene launches in January and runs until July and sees keen yachtsmen and women from all over the world competing in a packed calendar of fun and challenging racing. The season is kickstarted with the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, and every other weekend idyllic Carlisle Bay is host to the Round the Buoys series. There’s a great line up of regional regattas, including Angostura Tobago Race Week and the OK Dinghy World championship. Whichever race you join, the afterparties are legendary!
Whether you’re an avid sailing racer, keen cruiser, or a beginner eager to learn the ropes, sailing in Barbados is truly memorable. For an ever-changing horizon, tropical breezes and the sparkling blue waters of the Caribbean Sea lapping at your bows, set sail to Barbados!