clearing in and out of Barbuda
Barbuda is regularly visited by experienced sailors who like to keep the secret to themselves, but the island also has almost 200 historic wrecks around the coast which are enough to put off casual sailors. We have lost boats in recent times too, it is so flat that it is very difficult to see until you are dangerously close to the reefs. A regular visitor to Barbuda, Chris Doyle is very familiar with the coastline and was here last year to update his essential guide. Most of those who do make the effort to visit us are delighted when finally anchored off a stunning beach without a soul in sight. But please ask a local person for advice if you are new to Barbuda and need to know where to moor your boat, and please do not anchor to our reefs, fish in the restricted areas or use jet skis, spear guns and other destructive equipment.