Sailing Charter On 41' Bristol Cruising Monohull In Jolly Harbour, Antigua

Cruising Monohull
41 ft
6 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy the calm waters of Antigua’s West Coast by boat. Charter the 41 feet Bristol Cruising Monohull for up to 6 people.


• 6-7 hours (2 people): $590
• Additional Person: $70 per person

Day Sailing the classic Caribbean way: light two hour sailing takes us to one of various beaches from Deep Bay in the north to Carlisle Bay in the south. Enjoy a walk on the beach or a swim in the calm waters – or both. Meanwhile we prepare lunch and after some more relaxing we take the gentle cruise back to Jolly Harbour.

Day sailing tours last about 6-7 hours and include the charter of the yacht and crew, snorkel gear and for food and beverages an open bar of local beers, white/rosé/red wine, rum punch, sodas, juices and water as well as snacks throughout the day. Standard lunch is pan seared chicken breast and shrimp on a Mediterranean salad with olives and feta cheese, accompanied with freshly baked baguette bread. For dessert we serve an original Antiguan rum cake and a fruit plate. 


Extended tour to English Harbour including Sunset ca. 10.5 hrs

• 2 people: $770
• Additional Person: $100 per person

Visit English Harbour and take a glimpse into Antigua’s rich naval history. After a stop at Cades Reef for snorkeling we continue the trip to the famous historical Nelson Dockyards. Built under the tenure of famous Admiral Nelson in the 1770s these buildings have continuously been used for maritime activities ever since, until the mid 19th century for the British Navy, then for yachting and private vessels. Today it still is one of the most unique marinas in the Caribbean and beyond.

After a stroll among the charming stone buildings and amazing boats docked in the marina and a cup of coffee or cool drink we set sail again for the last leg of the trip back to Jolly Harbour. Going due West on a gentle run with the wind we literally sail into the sunset.

• Extended one day sailing version
• Sail down to Cades Reef, drop anchor for some snorkeling and lunch. 
• From there under engine on to English Harbour for a visit of Nelson Dockyard’s
• Finally a gentle sail back to Jolly Habour.
• Duration ca. 9:30 am till ca. 19:30.
• Open bar as usual, lunch, sunset snack
• Not included: food or drinks at Nelson Dockyards

Overnight option & Shirley Heights

• Overnight option with visit of Shirley Heights (2 people): $1,100
• Additional Person: $150 per person

If you want to extend your stay at Nelson Dockyards we offer you this trip with an overnight option sailing back the next morning. On Sundays this gives you the chance to visit the famous steel drum band and BBQ night at Shirley Heights, a short taxi ride from Nelson Dockyards.
Due to the number of cabins available we can offer this tour for a maximum of 4 participants

Includes in Extended overnight stay as above plus:

• Duration ca. 9:30 am day one till next day ca. 1:00 pm.
• Sundays – a visit of the Shirley Heights Party.
• Open bar as usual, lunch on day one, breakfast and snacks on day two.

• Not included: food or drinks at Nelson Dockyards, taxi to, entrance and consumption at Shirley Heights Party.



Hands on sailing with snack lunch

We dedicate as much time as possible to actual sailing and you can get as hands on as you want. As soon as we get out of the harbour we hoist the sails and get going. Depending on the conditions we sail up or down Antigua’s beautiful West coast.
After about 3 hours we squeeze in a short stop at anchor for lunch – sandwiches and snacks like Hummus, Guacamole and a fruit plate – and then get the sails back up and out on the water again on our way back to Jolly Harbour.

Rental of the boat and skipper for 6 hours, water and soft drinks throughout the tour and a light lunch of sandwiches and snacks.

• 6 hours (2 people): $480
• Additional Person: $55 per person



Sailing and scuba diving

This tour combines effortless sailing the calm waters along the island’s west coast down to Cades Reef with PADI standard scuba diving to explore the underwater world down below.

We offer various options covering all needs from the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program for beginners to special dives for advanced divers seeking to broaden their experience.

Our love for the sea comes with great attention to all things ecological related to the ocean. Sailing keeps our carbon foot print really small and our special programs teaching the identification of species or raising the awareness of and appreciation for sharks and their role in the ecosystem are close to our hearts.

Tours last about 7 hours and include rental of our 41 foot yacht Joy and a dive of about 45 minutes length including scuba diving gear rental as well as a freshly prepared lunch and drinks and snacks throughout the day.

• 7 hours (2 people): $700
• Additional Person: $125 per person
• Discover Scuba Diving: $150/person

If not everybody is diving non divers are on the day sailing rate and plain dives are USD 55/person, Discover Scuba Diving with instructor 80 USD/person.

If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer. 


  • Type: Cruising Monohull
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Make Model: Bristol
  • Year: 1984
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 41 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 14 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions (Day Sailing)

What do I have to bring?

Towels, swim suit, sunglasses and sun block. The sun is particular intense on the water, hence we strongly recommend to bring at least SPF 30.

How about snorkel gear?

Masks and fins are included in the tour price and provided by us.

What kind of food and beverages are included?

The tour includes an open bar of local beers, white/rosé/red wine, sodas, juices and water as well as snacks throughout the day. Our standard lunch is pan seared chicken breast and shrimp on a Mediterranean salad with olives and feta cheese, accompanied with freshly baked baguette bread. For dessert we serve an original Antiguan rum cake.

How about safety on board?

Our boat is inspected by the Antiguan Marine Authorities on a regular basis. At the beginning of your trip you will receive a safety briefing pointing out the most important things to keep in mind while on the boat. Wearing a life vest is mandatory for kids and guests who cannot swim when leaving the cockpit of the boat. For legal reasons we will ask you to sign an Indemnity Agreement before departure.

What if the tour has to be canceled?

That depends on who cancels. If we have to cancel for reasons beyond our control like technical defects, illness of crew, and of course weather (see below)  you will receive a full refund.

In case you cancel:
• more than 7 days before the trip your reservation will be refunded in full
• 48 hours before departure 50% of your deposit will be refunded
• less than 48 hours before departure, we unfortunately have to retain your deposit

What if the weather is really bad?

Sailing is an outdoor activity and weather plays an important role. Weather in Antigua is very stable and favorable but conditions may arise that make the planned tour untenable. This decision is taken by our skipper. If he decides to cancel your trip your deposit will be refunded in full. If you decide you do not wish to start the trip your deposit will be forfeited. Having said that whenever possible we will try to reschedule in order to accommodate you and not let the weather ruin the experience.

Frequently Asked Questions (Sail ‘n Dive)

Do I have to bring my own gear?

No, all gear for your scuba diving is included in the tour price.

What kind of diving activities do you offer?

We are fully PADI certified and we can offer a wide range of courses for beginners as well as advanced divers. 

What if my wife/husband/fiancé does not want to dive?

That is the beauty of Sail ‘n Dive. Non-divers have a comfortable 41 foot sailing yacht to relax, sip their drinks, go at least swimming or just relax in the sun or shade while you enjoy the underwater world of Antigua.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Inverter
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Head
  • Furling Headsail

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Meet Captain Alex

Captain Alex

From St. Mary’s, Antigua Barbuda

Member Since Aug 2017

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