Sailing and Boating Near Somerset Village

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If you're nautically inclined, you may be interested in sailing to Bermuda aboard a private yacht. Thanks to the island's location so near the east coast of the United States, this is a popular port for many sailors.

If you're simply wanting to enjoy a few hours on the open water, without the cost and complications associated with renting a boat you can take an excursion. Wanting to know more what it's like to go along for the ride? Take a look at the listing below to get contact phone numbers for area day sailing companies.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location Island
Andrea Christine Charters (441) 537-6614 Par-la-Ville Park Bermuda
Aquatic Bermuda (441) 236-2200 Suite 240 - Par-la-Ville Park Bermuda
Captain Kirk's Coral Reef Adventures (441) 747-2204 17-B West Side Street - Somerset Village Somerset Island
Hattrick Charters (441) 335-5077 Somerset Village Somerset Island
Rock Steady Charters (441) 331-6678 Mangrove bay - Par-la-Ville Park Bermuda

Starting to research chartering a boat? Take a look at this next table to find out how to contact a charter operator serving this area.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
Bermuda Wind Sail Charters Ltd. (441) 734-8547 Paget Parish
Rance's Boat Yard (441) 292-1843 46 Crow Lane - Paget Parish
Tam-Marina (411) 236-0127 61 Harbour Road - Paget Parish


The only port of entry on Bermuda is located on the opposite side of the island in Saint Georges Parish. As you make your way into Bermuda's waters, you can contact the Rescue Coordination Center at VHF Channel 16 to make them aware of your impending arrive, then take the Town Cut Channel to the harbor where customs officials will great you. At this point they will expect to see two copies of your crew list as well as two copies of your list of perishable stores, and you will need to pay the $15(USD) entrance fee.

Be aware that customs operates on regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. To 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you arrive outside of these hours you will have to sail into Powder Hole to wait until they are open once more. If you decide to bypass Customs all together and are caught, you will be fined.

Planning to sail to Somerset Village using a vessel you own, or one you charter elsewhere? This chart provides a quick summary of potential docking spots.

Name Phone Location
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (441) 295-2214 Downtown Hamilton
Royal Naval Dockyard Marina (441) 234-1709 Ireland Island North

Once you've cleared customs, you can head around the island to Somerset Village.


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