Sailing and Boating Near Rincón

Rincon is more than surfing – sailing is popular here as well

Copyright: Javier Nestor
 

The center for most of Rincon's watersports is the Black Eagle Marina. Fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, and sailing trips all disembark from the marina on a daily basis, and it is also the place where those who sail their own private yacht to Rincon will dock their boat.

If you want to experience some time on the open water, without the stress and cost involved with renting a boat you should take a day sailing excursion. Wanting to know more about day sailing options? See the chart below to obtain information on area excursion services.

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

If you are considering the option of chartering a boat, you can reserve one from these firms:

Charter and Rental Services
Name Location
Rincon Sailing Rincón
Rincon Sailing Black Eagle Marina - Rincón

Docking

Just south of Rincón in Mayagüez, which is one of Puerto Rico's official ports of entry. Sailors will have to stop there first and meet with customs to gain official entry to the island. Customs officials ask that you call and let them know of your arrival at least 24 hours in advance, which you can do at 787-831-3368. When you arrive, customs will go over your immigration paperwork as well as the official documentation for your boat, and issue a chart of $25 to $37(USD) for a 12 month cruising permit. When all of the official business has been handled, you will then be permitted to sail to Rincón.

Is your plan to visit Rincón using a vessel you own, or one you charter in a different location? This table provides a quick summary of nearby marinas.

Marinas
Name Location
Aguadilla Town Docks 2.0 mi. (3.2 km) North-Northwest of Aguadilla
Black Eagle Marina Rincón

From quick day sails to full adventures from international waters, sailing to and around Rincon is different for everyone. If you've got dreams of exploring the open waters in this area, there is no better time to begin planning for such an excursion than now.

 

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