Sailing and Boating Near Gosier

Gosier is an ideal sailing destination

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Located on Grande Terre, just a few miles from Gosier, is the major port town of Pointe a Pitre.  This destination serves as one of the official ports of entry where pleasure sailors from afar can enter the country before sailing on to a marina closer to this popular resort town.

If you're simply wanting to spend a few hours on the water, without the cost and complications involved with renting a boat you can join an excursion. Want to know more about this option? Take a look at the chart below to find contact information for area providers.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Azimut Croisiere (069) 041-8808 Baie-Mahault
King Papyrus (059) 090-7171 Marina Pointe-a-Pitre - Bas-du-Fort

If you are evaluating the option of a charter boat, you can contact one of these area firms:

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Antilles Sail (059) 090-1681 Marina Bas-du-Fort - Bas-du-Fort
Corail Caraibes (059) 091-9313 Marina Bas-du-Fort - Bas-du-Fort
Karuloc (069) 043-8438 Marina Bas-du-Fort - Bas-du-Fort


As you sail into Pointe a Pitre, you'll fly your yellow Quarantine flag to let customs and immigrations officials know that you have no yet been cleared.  When you dock, the captain will meet with customs and immigrations officials while everyone else remains on board.  Necessary documentation includes a crew list and passports for every passenger, clearance papers from your last port of call, a list of items to be declared, and the original boat registration.  As you sail in, you can contact the Central Office of Maritime Security in the Antiles via VHF Channel 16.

When clearance has been granted, you can sail to a marina near Gosier, such as those listed below.

Seriously considering sailing to Gosier in your own vessel, or one you charter? Check out the listing below for information concerning area marinas.

Name Location
Marina Bas-du-Fort Pointe A Pitre
Marina Pointe-a-Pitre Le Mole Portuaire - Bas-du-Fort
Port de Peche de St. Felix 5.4 mi. (8.7 km) Southeast of Pointe A Pitre

The style of Gosier makes it just the type of town that yachters find to be welcoming, with its resort feel and French appeal.  Add in the gorgeous sailing conditions, and it is easy to see why this is such a popular sailing destination.  


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