News & Updates

Easter Weekend Restrictions

The Cabinet met yesterday Wednesday 31st March 2021.

Antigua Classic Regatta Cancelled

Antigua Classic Regatta organisers made an announcement that the 2021 edition has been cancelled.

Dining Out to Resume

Good news for restaurants and diners alike is the relaxing of eating out restrictions.

Curfew Hours Shortened Today

From today curfew hours have been reduced by 2 hours.

Caribbean Regatta news

It seems that the pandemic is not releasing its hold on the region just yet, and several upcoming regattas have cancelled.

Curfew Hours Revised

An emergency Cabinet meeting was held on 15th February to address the rising number of COVID-19 infections.

Latest Travel Advisory

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective immediately to ensure the continued safety of travelers and residents.

Regional Regatta Updates

Two more regattas have fallen foul of the COVID pandemic this season.

New National Rules and Curfew

From tomorrow, Friday 29th of January the Government of Antigua has imposed new stricter protocols in light of increased Covid cases.

UK Arrivals Travel Update-revised

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Pre-departure testing for international arrivals to England came into effect from 15 January 2021.

2021 RORC 600 Cancelled

The increasingly popular RORC 600 has fallen foul of the worsening of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sunny Start To RORC Transatlantic Race.

The 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race started in glorious conditions outside Marina Puerto Calero on Saturday 9th January.

Latest Travel Advisory

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective immediately to ensure the continued safety of travelers and residents.

Caribbean Prepping for 2021 Racing Season

The Royal Ocean Racing Club has announced a new date for the RORC Transatlantic Race. Traditionally held in November each year the next, 7th, edition will start on 9th January 2021 from Lanzarote to Grenada.

ARC Rally Begins

Yesterday was the start of the 35th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. Despite the challenges of 2020, an impressive fleet sailed out of Gran Canaria heading for St Lucia.

Antigua and Barbuda Nationals in the field of Maritime Service Operations.

The Management of the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) has embarked on a capacity building programme, by equipping young nationals with the necessary skills and competencies, to carry on its 34 year maritime service operations.

Salty Dawg Fall Rally Underway

Hosted by the Salty Dawg Sailing Association the Fall Rally left from Hampton, VA in November 2nd after a week of preparation and fun! Around 50 boats set off, heading to one of two destinations – Antigua or the Bahamas. Both are offshore passage across the Gulf Stream.

SSB Coconut Telegraph to Resume November 9

The SSB (Single Side Band) Coconut Telegraph will resume its cruisers net on Monday November 9, 2020 as announced by the volunteer Net Controllers.

Current Yachting Protocol Guideline

1. Introduction
The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic and the resultant COVID-19 global crisis have resulted in a dramatic change to the ways in which the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and its related state-owned enterprises are required to work.

Antigua & Barbuda Travel Advisory

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective immediately to ensure the continued safety of travelers and residents.

The Antigua & Barbuda Marine Guide © 2021 by Lightwave Publications Ltd.

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