Boating and Sailing Near Somerset Village

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 just wanting to enjoy a few hours on the open water, without the cost and responsibility involved with renting a boat you should take a day sailing excursion. Want to know more about day sailing options? Check out the table below to obtain contact phone numbers for area excursion services.

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

Contemplating renting a charter boat? The following chart shows how to get a hold of charter services that operating in 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

Docking

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.

Are you going to reach Somerset Village in your own vessel, or a charter from a different location? See the chart below to find information on nearby marinas.

Marinas
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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