Boating and Sailing Near Diamante

Plan for a day of sailing when you visit Diamante

If you're a lover of the seas and can't get enough sailing in, Diamante and all of the waters that surround Martinique are perfect for you.  Great sailing conditions and several annual yacht races and festivals draw sailors here in droves, but even if you don't have the skills there are ways to get out on the water. 

Boat Trips and Day Sailing

If you're hoping to a hire a local sailor to show you the waters that surround Diamante, you'll have better luck heading to another town like Trois Ilets near Fort de France. Here you'll be able to hire a catamaran service for a few hours of salty sea air and beautiful vistas. 

If you are just wanting to enjoy a few hours on the open water, without the cost and complications associated with renting a boat you can join an excursion. Want to know more what it's like to go along for the ride? See the listing that follows for contact phone numbers for area day sailing companies.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
La Créole Cata (059) 666-1023 Pointe du Bout
Matinik Croisieres (069) 617-5742 24 lot les Deux Mers - Trois Ilets
Ykeva Day Tours (069) 606-2039 3 Rue Schoelcher - Trois Ilets

Boat Rentals and Charters

There is one charter service set in downtown Diamante, and a few others around the island.  This is a great option for those who want to do some private sailing during their time on the island, whether it be for a few hours or a few days.  Each company offers something a little different from the next, so calling and speaking to a few businesses is recommended. 

If you're serious about renting a boat, you can contact one of these area firms:

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Aliotis Plongee (069) 690-4025 Trois Ilets
Association Hublot (069) 677-2948 Le Marin
Couleurs Excursions (069) 041-6568 Sainte-Anne

Docking

Anyone sailing to Diamante from international waters will need to be aware of coral reef and be able to avoid them as they sail north of town to Fort de France.  This is the official port of entry and where the captain will meet with customs and immigrations officials to present an original copy of the boat's registration and passports for each person aboard the boat.  

Planning to reach Diamante using your own vessel, or one you charter? See the listing that follows to find basic information for nearby marinas.

Marinas
Name Location
Le Ponton Marina Pointe du Bout
Marina De Cohe 3.7 mi. (6.0 km) East of Fort de France
Somatras Marina Pointe du Bout

There are so many ways to get out on the water in Diamante that there is no reason not to plan to spend some time sailing.  Whether you need a little help or you're skilled enough to go it alone, there are options available to make it work for you.

 

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