The island of Saint Martin is a popular destination for those people who love water-sports. It is situated in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Martin belongs to the group of Leeward Islands in the West Indies. In 1648, this small island was divided into two nations, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. St. Martin is the north French part of the island with Marigot as its main capital. Collectively, the two territories are known as "St-Martin / St Maarten".
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Wind Surfing in Dickenson Bay, Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Dickenson Bay is just 10 minutes, by car, away from St. John, the capital of Antigua. Its sugary white sandy beach and the calm sea attracts many tourists.
The north-east winds that blow in Dickenson Bay, make it an imaginary spot for wind-surfing. The winds blow on-shore, making Dickenson Bay a safe place for wind-surfing. They are two high seasons when experienced wind-surfers really enjoy the winds. The first one is from December to March, when the intensity of the winds averages at 20 knots. The same conditions are met during the second season, lasting from June to July. As for the rest of the months, the wind speed is quite lower and is about 15 knots. The temperature of the water averages between 23˚C/73.4˚F and 26˚C/78.8˚F.
There is a wind-surfing school at Dickenson Bay. Great instructors, with many years of experience, will assist beginners as well as experienced wind-surfers. With the appropriate tips that they give you, they take you for sure to the next level of adrenaline boasting.