Barbados is a sovereign country in the Lesser Antilles with a population of around 300000. English is the official language. It is 34 km in length and up to 23 km in width. It is about 168 km east of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 400 km north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. The dry season is between December and May, average temperatures range from 21 to 31 °C during that time.
The average annual income in Barbados is slightly higher than Poland.
The Barbados Yacht Club was organizing several Dinghy World Championships in the past, the 2013 World Championship in the 505 was sailed there and the 2016 GP14 Worlds will be held there.
The Barbados Yacht Club is located on Carlisle Bay, about one mile south of the capital city of Bridgetown within the historic Garrison area. The bay is blessed with steady trade winds, calm waters and excellent beaches.
The Club offers sailing, dining and recreational facilities including bar and restaurant, boatshed and tennis courts. The facilities are also used for learn-to-sail instruction by the Barbados Sailing Association.