Sailing and Boating Near Frederiksted

You can't beat a day of sailing around Frederiksted

Sailing enthusiasts from the east coast of the United States and around the Caribbean often make the journey to Frederiksted aboard their private vessel, or one that they have charted from a company back home, but even if they don't make the long journey they will still be able to captain a boat and get some yachting in. 

Boat Rentals and Charters

If you can't sail the whole way to Frederiksted, chartering a yacht when you arrive his highly encouraged.  There are a few operations on the island that will allow you to do so, and you'll still get the remarkable experience of sailing local waters even if you aren't doing it on board your own private vessel from home.  


Sailing to the island is one of the ways to directly gain access to Frederiksted, so if you're up for an adventure and will be staying on this part of the island, memories are to be made using this method of transport. Docking privileges in Frederiksted are available at the Frederiksted Harbour.

Is your plan to reach Frederiksted using your own boat, or one you charter in a different location? This next table contains a list of potential docking spots.

Name Phone Location Island
Salt River Marina -- Clairmont St. Croix

There are also several mooring sites in the area, but they do require permits. You can contact the Department of Planning and Natural Resources at 340-773-1460 for details about mooring, as well as how to register your vessel if you'll remain in U.S. Virgin Islands waters for more than six months.

Nearby Anchorages
Name Location Latitude Longitude
Anchorage Frederiksted Harbour - Frederiksted 17.7119103678 -64.8869007826

Sailing is one of the most popular and important pastimes available in Frederiksted and those who make an effort to get out on the water will be rewarded with remarkable vistas and a relaxed and enjoyable time. 


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