Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands.
The country is nicknamed « Land of 365 Beaches» due to the many beaches surrounding the islands. Its governance, language, and culture have all been strongly influenced by the British Empire, of which the country was formerly a part.
St. John's is the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, a country located in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. With a population of 81,799, St. John's is the commercial centre of the nation and the chief port of the island of Antigua.
Yachts from all over the world will arrive in English and Falmouth Harbours to participate in the one of the world’s major sailing events, the 53rd Antigua Sailing Week – to be held from the 24th to 30th April, 2021. From small beginnings this regatta has developed over 50 years to become one of the preeminent yacht racing events in the Caribbean and one of the most prestigious worldwide.
English Harbour is a natural harbour and settlement on the island of Antigua, in the extreme south of the island.
Antigua and Barbuda is famous for its beaches, estimated at 365, particularly those on Antigua itself. The most noteworthy feature of Barbuda’s coastline is the natural lagoon on the western side of the island.