Sailing and Boating Near Rodney Bay

Always busy, Rodney Bay is a popular sailing destination on St. Lucia

Photo credit: © Rae Slater

The calm Caribbean Sea that edges the coast of Rodney Bay is known for its warm, calm waters which are ideal for yachting trips. Fortunately, this town is an official port of entry for visitors who plan to sail themselves to their getaway.

If you just want to enjoy some time on the water, without the complications and cost of sailing on your own you should take a day sailing excursion. Take a look at the listing that follows to obtain names and phone numbers for area excursion providers.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Adventure Tours St. Lucia (758) 452-0808 Rodney Bay
Endless Summer Cruises (758) 450-8651 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
First 4 Sail (758) 518-1187 Rodney Bay
Israel King Water Taxi (758) 717-3301 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Jus' Sail (758) 287-1071 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Saluna Watersports Boat Tours (758) 518-8236 Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa - Rodney Bay
Sea Spray Day Cruises (758) 458-0123 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Tropical Discoveries Cruises (758) 458-9656 Rodney Bay
Typhoon Tours (758) 284-7575 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Wave Riders (758) 452-0808 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay

Boat Rentals and Charters

Rodney Bay is home to probably the most charter companies on the island of St. Lucia. There are many different types of charters, and you will most certainly be able to find them all here. Want to sail the boat yourself? Need someone to do the work for you while you sit back and enjoy the sites? Working towards becoming a master sailor and want a crew to help you on your journey? The charter companies here and work with you to create the exact experience you're looking for.

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

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
B.B.C Yachting (758) 458-4643 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Caribbean Yatching B J (758) 452-9705 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
DSL Yachting (758) 452-8531 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay


...first class facilities and service ...


The Rodney Bay Marina is where you can meet with customs to gain clearance and is also a state-of-the-art facility featuring 253 slips as well as a dry dock with space for 120 boats. It offers first class facilities and service making sailing to this location the start of a luxury vacation. This destination is so popular, however, that you should book your slip in advance. Customs and Immigrations are open Saturday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and they can be reached at 758-452-0235 of VHF Channels 16 and 68.

Starting to research sailing to Rodney Bay using a vessel you own, or a charter from a different location? This next table provides a quick summary of places where you might be able to dock.

Name Phone Location
Greg Glace Dock Marina -- Rodney Bay
New Pointmarigot Marina -- Marigot Bay
Rodney Bay Marina (758) 452-0324 Castries-Gross Islet Highway - Rodney Bay
Vigie Marina -- Seraphine Road - 0.7 mi. (1.2 km) North-Northwest of Castries

Whether you have plans to sail direct to Rodney Bay, or you're going to spend some time on dry land before heading out on a charter, this port town has you covered with regards to all of your sailing needs.

Nearby Anchorages
Location Latitude Longitude
Bois D'Orange Bay - 1.3 mi. (2.0 km) West of Rodney Bay 14.0674365584 -60.9663105011
Rodney Bay - 1.4 mi. (2.3 km) Northwest of Rodney Bay 14.0869961203 -60.9599590302

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