Boating and Sailing Near Saint Georges Parish

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Bermuda is quite popular amongst sailors thanks to its location in the Atlantic Ocean so near the east coast of the United States. Many sailors flock to the island each year to participate in or watch one of the numerous annual sailing events, or just for a leisurely sea-based vacation. If you're one that is inclined towards adventure, you can sail your own private yacht, or hire a charter to take you to the island.

If you want to spend a few hours on the water, without the stress and cost associated with renting a boat you can join an excursion. Take a look at the chart below to find names and phone numbers for area boating excursions.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Andrea Christine Charters (441) 537-6614 Par-la-Ville Park
Aquatic Bermuda (441) 236-2200 Suite 240 - Par-la-Ville Park
Blue Hole Water Sports (441) 293-2915 11 Blue Hole Hill - Hamilton Parish
Ocean Breeze (441) 334-9846 Water Street - St. George's Parish

Considering the option of a yacht or boat charter? The following chart shows how to reach area charter services.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Bare Foot Boat Charters (441) 533-8333 Barr's Bay Park - Pembroke Parish
Bermuda Wind Sail Charters Ltd. (441) 734-8547 Downtown Hamilton
K.S. Watersports (441) 238-4155 K.S. Watersports St. George's - St. George
Tam-Marina (411) 236-0127 61 Harbour Road - Paget Parish

Docking

The only port of entry on the island is located in Saint Georges Parish, which is great for vacationers who have planned to spend most of their time in this town. As you're sailing in, you'll take the Town Cut Chanel to St. George's Harbour, being careful to steer around the coral reef. Contact the Rescue Coordination Center (ROC) on VHF Channel 16, so they know you're on your away. If you arrive between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, you'll present two copies of your crew list, two copies of all consumable stores, and $15(USD) for your entrance fee before you'll be permitted entry.

If you arrive outside of business hours, you'll be directed to anchor in Powder Hole while you await them to open. Your cruising permit will allow you six months of sailing time around Bermuda, and there are plenty of places to sail to around the island, starting right in Saint Georges Parish.

Considering the option of sailing to Saint Georges Parish using your own vessel, or a charter from another location? Check out the chart that follows to find summary information concerning marinas in the area.

Marinas
Name Phone Location
East End Mini Yacht Club (441) 297-0558 Convict Bay - St. George's Island
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (441) 295-2214 Downtown Hamilton
Royal Naval Dockyard Marina (441) 234-1709 Ireland Island North
St. George's Boatyard (441) 297-0877 19 Wellington Slip Road - St. George's Island
Nearby Anchorages
Name Location Latitude Longitude
Anchorage Coney Island Park - Castle Harbour 32.3563558516 -64.7152018547
 

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