Sailing and Boating Near Boqueron

The fishing village of Boqueron welcomes pleasure sailors

Although it is not an official port of entry, sailing to Boqueron is still a great location if this is a pastime you're a fan of.  There are several marinas in the area, and for those who don't want to sail themselves, a few guided tour options to consider as well.

If you just want to spend a few hours on the water, without the cost and responsibility involved with renting a boat you should take a day sailing excursion. See the table below to find information on excursion providers.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Coastal Marine Boat Tours (787) 310-8458 La Parguera
Fondo de Cristal (787) 899-5891 Route 304 - La Parguera


The cost of a 12-month cruising permit is just $25 for U.S. visitors and $37(USD) for others, and getting through customs is not a terribly lengthy process.  You'll find the nearest port of entry to be in either Guanica or Mayaguez.  Customs is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday with a lunch break from noon to 1:00 p.m.  They request that you call 24 hours in advance to let you know you are on the way, and you can reach them at  787-729-6850 or 787-729-6802.  Once approved, you can sail on to Boqueron to get your vacation started.

Contemplating traveling to Boqueron using a vessel you own, or a charter from a different location? This next chart provides a quick summary of nearby marinas.

Name Phone Location
Boqueron Bay Marina -- 9.6 mi. (15.4 km) West-Northwest of La Parguera
Boqueron Yacht Club (787) 851-1336 Boqueron
Fisherman's Pier Marina -- Puerto Real
Marina Boqueron (787) 255-3130 Cabo Rojo
Mendeec Marina -- Puerto Real

Boqueron and its laid back vibe is a great destination for yachters who just want to relax and enjoy the scenery.  Whether you're sailing to the island yourself or you'd like to spend a bit of time out sailing around the area, this is a great place to plan for some sailing.  


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