Tourists who choose sailing as their mode of transportation have likely already had quite an adventure before they pull into the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbor, which is the heart and south of Spanish Town. Those with an interest in chartering a boat when they arrive will have to do so from another island in the chain.
If you want to spend some time on the water, without the cost and complications involved with renting a boat you can join an excursion. Want to know more what it's like and what's included? See the chart that follows to obtain contact information for area providers.
|B&B Charters||(284) 496-9341||Leverick Bay Marina - Leverick Bay||Virgin Gorda|
|(284) 495-1401||Parham Town||Tortola|
|Island Rydes Boat Charters||(284) 541-3068||3.2 mi. (5.1 km) North-Northeast of Spanish Town||Virgin Gorda|
|La Boheme Charters||(284) 541-4861||Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbor - Spanish Town||Virgin Gorda|
|Sea It Clear||(284) 343-9537||Spanish Town||Virgin Gorda|
|Spirit Of Anegada Day Sails||(284) 499-0901||Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbor - Spanish Town||Virgin Gorda|
Thanks to the multiple islands and cays scattered throughout the Virgin Islands chain, chartering a boat for a day or two of sailing often proves to be a very fruitful and satisfying experience. If you're interested in seeing what the waters surrounding Virgin Gorda have to offer, you'll have the best luck chartering a boat from the nearby island of Tortola.
If you're thinking about renting a boat, you can call one of the following companies:
|(284) 541-9341||B&B Charters - Leverick Bay||Virgin Gorda|
|--||3.2 mi. (5.1 km) East of Road Town||Tortola|
|(284) 546-0026||3.9 mi. (6.3 km) East-Northeast of Road Town||Tortola|
The port of entry nearest Spanish Town is located inand was only recently made official. Once you've sailed in and cleared customs, you'll be able to make your way over to the fully functional marina. In order to do so, you'll need to present officials with your boat's documentation and a passport for every person aboard. Citizens of the United States and Canada need only a notorized copy of their birth certificate to enter the country, but in order to return to their home country, a passport will be necessary so it just makes good sense to have your passport on hand. Customs fees change regularly, but you can expect to spend somewhere in the realm of $25 and $35(USD) a day. Do note that they only accept cash.
The marina here has 120 slips available for rent, along with a 70 ton travel lift, full service boat yard, and a dry storage program which will haul and store your vessel out of water is need be. Amenities at the harbor include fuel, water, ice, power, access to cable and internet, and a garbage disposal service.
Within the marina complex you can take care of all of your provisioning needs, hit the ATM, dine at the restaurants, do your laundry, and get in some shopping before your sailing adventure takes you elsewhere.
Planning to travel to Spanish Town in your own vessel, or a charter from a different area? The following table lists marinas in the area.
|(800) 223-1108||Oil Nut Bay|
|(284) 495-7421||Leverick Bay Resort & Marina - Santu Patia|
|(284) 495-5500||Spanish Town|
|(284) 393-2000||5.6 mi. (9.0 km) Northeast of Spanish Town|
With so many ways to ensure a sailing excursion from Spanish Town, anyone interested in getting out on the water will have no trouble making it happen.
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