Boating and Sailing Near Portsmouth

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Envisioning chartering a vessel? The following chart indicates how to contact a local charter company.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Dominican Marine Center (767) 440-2628 18 Victoria Street - Roseau
Sanctuary Yacht Charters (561) 735-4472 Prince Rupert Bay - 1.2 mi. (2.0 km) South of Portsmouth
Wave Dancer (767) 265-3654 Picard - 1.8 mi. (2.9 km) South-Southwest of Portsmouth


When you reach Dominica's waters, contact the Port Authority via VHF Channel 16, and they will direct you where to go. Be prepared with two copies of the ship's stores as well as two copies of your crew and passenger list. When everything has been checked and you have been cleared, you'll receive a cruising permit and be allowed to sail around the island for one month.

Nearby Anchorages
Location Latitude Longitude
Prince Rupert Bay - 0.6 mi. (1.0 km) West-Northwest of Portsmouth 15.5814841108 -61.463227272
Toucari Bay - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) North of Portsmouth 15.6101974895 -61.4655661688
Marceau Bay - Capuchin 15.6295427829 -61.4644289017

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