With its scenic plateus and jutting mountain range, Roseau is definitely a destination you'll want to see once in your lifetime. Few people consider sailing here, but perhaps in years to come that will begin to change. If you're up for the challenge, and want to plan an adventure of epic proportions when it wasn't necessarily "cool" to do so, now is the time.
If you want to enjoy some time on the water, without the cost and responsibility involved with renting a boat you can take an excursion. Curious what it's like and what's included? Check out the chart below to find contact phone numbers for area providers.
|Anchorage Dive and Whale Watch||(767) 448-2638||Castle Comfort - 1.4 mi. (2.3 km) South-Southeast of Roseau|
|(767) 440-2628||Dominica Marine Center - 1.4 mi. (2.3 km) South-Southeast of Roseau|
|Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co.||(767) 440-2628||Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co. - Downtown Roseau|
|Waitukubuli Eco Tours||(767) 275-7001||Roseau|
If you're thinking about renting a boat, you can reserve one from these area agencies:
|(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|
Though it isn't one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean for sailing, those with a sense of adventure might choose to travel to Dominica aboard a privately chartered yacht. If this is your preferred method of arrival, you'll be able to sail directly into Roseau via the ferry terminal or at to gain clearance to the island. Radio into to VHF Channel 16 to let customs known you are on the way, and be prepared to present them with a list of the ship's stores, documentation from your last port of call, and a list of all the passengers. After you've done this, you'll be issued a permit that will allow you to sail around the island.
There are several docking options nearby. The Roseau, as well as a couple of anchorages make sailing feasible.and in
Considering sailing to Roseau using your own boat, or a boat you charter in a different location? See the listing that follows for summary information for marinas in the area.
|(888) 790-5264||Anchorage Hotel and Dive Centre - 1.5 mi. (2.4 km) South-Southeast of Roseau|
|(767) 440-2628||18 Victoria Street - 1.4 mi. (2.3 km) South-Southeast of Roseau|
|(767) 448-5000||Fort Young Hotel - Downtown Roseau|
You can also contact theat 767-448-4431.
Go agrainst the grain by choosing to plan your next high seas adventure to Roseau. You'll find that this destination is not one of the most popular amongst pleasure sailors, nor is it even the easiest to plan a trip to, but the pay-off is definitely work any extra effort it takes to get here.
|Woodbridge Bay - Roseau||15.3156016906||-61.3898205757|
|Coast of Castle Comfort - Wall House||15.2844563525||-61.3754653957|
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