Boating and Sailing Near Frigate Bay

Frigate Bay plays host to a vibrant yachting community

Photo credit: © Speedy 4 Charters

With a full-service yacht club, luxury accommodations, and numerous attractions, it is no wonder that Frigate Bay is popular among sailors.  You may have to make a stop at an official port of entry before docking, but the closest one is near enough that this isn't a problem at all. 

If you simply want to enjoy some time on the water, without the cost and responsibility of sailing on your own you can join an excursion. See the listing below to find information on area day sail providers.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Blue Water Safaris (869) 466-4933 Princes Street - Downtown Basseterre
Captain Sunshine (869) 663-9290 Old Road Town
Leeward Islands Charters (869) 465-7474 Bay Road - Basseterre
Speedy 4 Charters (869) 466-1472 Manchester Ave - Frigate Bay


If you'd like to get to Frigate Bay by sailing yourself, your first stop will have to be in Port Zante in Basseterre.  This is the official port of entry, where you will dock your boat and meet with customs and immigrations officials who will be responsible for approving all of the boat's official paperwork plus review the passport of everyone on board.  There will be a $7.50(USD) customs charge, as well as the fee that accompanies docking your boat at the marina.  

If you plan to sail to Nevis, make sure to ask for a Boat Pass, which will prevent you from having to clear customs a second time.  With any questions, you can contact Port Zante's marina manager at 869-466-5021 or over VHF Radio Channel 16 or 68.

Do you plan to visit Frigate Bay in your own vessel, or one you charter in a different location? This chart contains a list of potential docking spots.

Name Phone Location
Christopher Harbour Marina (869) 465-9755 Christophe Harbour
Marina at Port Zante -- Port Zante - Downtown Basseterre
New Guine Marina -- 5.6 mi. (8.9 km) South of Dieppe Bay Town
Nearby Anchorages
Name Location Latitude Longitude
Anchorage Frigate Bay - Frigate Bay 17.2804873591 -62.6899838448

After sailing in to Port Zante, you'll have just a few steps to take before you're granted official entry and be on your way to the gorgeous coastal town of Frigate Bay where if you're like most yachter, you'll agree it was absolutely worth the journey to get there. 


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