Sailing and Boating Near Mayagüez

Mayaguez is a great destination for those who have a love for sailing and the sea

If sailing is one of your favored hobbies, you may decide to take it to the next level and sail to Mayaguez for your next big adventure. Because the harbor is home to an official port of entry, you can sail directly into town and clear customs there, as well as dock your boat in Mayaguez Bay for a short time.

If you are just wanting to enjoy a few hours on the open water, without the complications and cost associated with renting a boat you should take a day sailing excursion. Check out the listing that follows to find information on area boating excursions.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Capital Water Sports Sailing Charters (787) 823-2789 Rincón
Katarina Sail Charters (787) 823-7245 Black Eagle Marina - Rincón

Considering a yacht or boat charter? The following chart indicates how to contact a local charter company.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Location
Rincon Sailing 568 Black Eagle Road (Marina de Rincon) - Rincón
Rincon Sailing Rincón

Docking

Customs officials request that you call 24 hours in advance of your arrival to let you know you are on your way. They can be reached by calling 787-831-3368 during regular business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, keeping in mind that they take a lunch break between noon and 1:00 p.m. You'll sail in via the Canal de Monal (or Mona Channel) and meet with an official who will review your travel paperwork as well as the documentation for the boat before clearing you to enter the country. You will also have to purchase a 12 month cruising permit for between $25 and $37(USD) depending on your country of origin.

Planning to visit Mayagüez in your own vessel, or a charter from another location? This next table provides a quick summary of potential docking spots.

Marinas
Name Phone Location
Club Deportivo Marina (787) 851-8880 Club Depotivo del Oeste - 7.5 mi. (12.0 km) South-Southwest of Mayagüez
Marina Boqueron (787) 255-3130 Cabo Rojo
Marina Pescaderaa (787) 851-4200 Cabo Rojo

Thanks to its easy access and its status as a port of entry, Mayaguez is a great destination to plan your next pleasure sail. Make sure to have all of your paperwork in order when you arrive and you'll be able to clear customs quickly before stepping ashore.

 

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