Boating and Sailing Near Seven Mile Beach

Sailing is a great addition to your Seven Mile Beach getaway

Although the Cayman Islands are not one of the most popular sailing destinations in the Caribbean due to the coral reef that surrounds the islands, if you are going to sail, Seven Mile Beach is not a bad location to choose.  This is because it is so near an official port of entry and two marinas. 

Boat Trips and Day Sailing

Seven Mile Beach is within easy reach of several great sailing sightseeing tours.  Some take guests out for a quick tour of the coast, others put on full shows that make guests feel as though they are on a pirate ship, while still others are special dinner cruises.  You can choose the style of excursion that suits your style below.  

If you're simply wanting to experience some time on the open water, without the cost and complications of sailing on your own you should take a day sailing excursion. Take a look at the chart below to get information on area excursion services.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Cayman Islands Sailing Charters (345) 525-1222 10 Market Street - Georgetown
Jolly Roger (345) 922-9922 West Bay Road - Downtown Georgetown
Pirates Of The Caymans (345) 623-7245 West Bay Road - Seven Mile Beach
Red Sail Sports Charter (345) 623-5965 3.1 mi. (5.0 km) North of Georgetown
Sail Cayman (345) 916-4333 The Yacht Club C31 - Georgetown
Sun Rays Tours -- West Bay

Boat Rentals and Charters

Specifically within Seven Mile Beach there is one well-known charter operation, and you'll be able to find several others in Georgetown and still more around Grand Cayman.  If you're considering taking a charter out for a few hours or even a few days during your stay, you'll find that this is a great place to find high quality operations. 

Starting to research chartering a boat or yacht? The following table indicates how to reach area charter companies.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Mainstay Sailing (345) 927-1127 West Bay Road - Crystal Harbour
Mooremarine Services & Boat Rentals (345) 949-6672 62 Lincoln Road - Georgetown
Pro Yacht (345) 945-4676 Unit 25, 69 Barnes Drive - Georgetown
Sea Voyages Ltd (345) 949-0008 53 North Church Street - Georgetown

Docking

Call VHF channel 16 as you approach the island to let port security know you're on the way, and keep your yellow quarantine flag up so that they know you have no gained clearance yet.  The official port of entry is located in Georgetown, and that is also where you'll find the area's top marinas.  After reviewing your documentation you'll have to pay $25(USD) to have your boat fumigated for mosquitoes before you may sail on to your desired point of anchorage. 

Are you going to travel to Seven Mile Beach in your own vessel, or one you charter elsewhere? The following chart provides a quick summary of marinas in the area.

Marinas
Name Phone Location
Cayman Island Sailing Club (345) 947-7913 320 Spinnaker Road - Georgetown
Morgans Harbor Marina -- West Bay
Safe Haven Dock -- Crystal Harbour
The Barcadere Marina (345) 949-3743 606 North Sound Road - Georgetown

Sailing can be at once relaxing and exciting, but it is always a great addition to a vacation in Seven Mile Beach.  

 

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