Boating and Sailing Near Vieux Fort

Vieux Fort ranks high on the list of places to sail to on St. Lucia

Photo credit © Spencer Ambrose Tours
 

If you have plans to spend time out to sea during your Vieux Fort getaway, you have some decisions to make. One of the most important things to consider is whether you will sail yourself or hire a charter when you arrive. This town, which is a popular port, makes it easy to do both.

If you want to enjoy some time on the water, without the complications and cost involved with renting a boat you can join an excursion. Wondering about taking a boat ride? See the chart below for contact information for area day sailing companies.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Feel Good Water Taxi & Tours (758) 721-2174 Downtown Soufriere
Mystic Man Tours (758) 459-7783 Downtown Soufriere

Boat Rentals and Charters

In Vieux Fort there are several diferent types of yacht charters to consider. Those who have the know-how to sail themselves will be able to hire a yacht and get out on the water all on their own. You can also hire an experiences local sailor to do the work for you, and some charters serve to be more like nautical tours with hooks like whale watching, or promises of taking you to the spot where you can find the biggest fish. Your best bet is to look at each company to review their offerings before making a final decision.

Considering the option of renting a charter boat? The following chart indicates how to contact area charter services.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location Island
Bateau Mygo Charters (758) 721-7007 Marigot Bay Saint Lucia

Docking

As an official port of entry, Vieux Fort is an easy destination to plan to sail to internationally. When you arrive to port, you can meet with customs immediately, getting all the formalities out of the way and get right to spending time sailing through local waters and exploring all the sites to be seen on land.

In town, anchorages can be found near the Fisheries Complex and at Anse de Sable Bay.

Is your plan to visit Vieux Fort in your own vessel, or a charter from another location? See the chart below to find information on marinas in the area.

Marinas
Name Phone Location Island
Fort Viuex Marina -- Downtown Vieux Fort Saint Lucia

St. Lucia is full of great ports of call, marinas, and sites to see from just off the coast, yet many people choose Vieux Fort over all other destinations each year. Now it is up to you to get out there and find out why.

Nearby Anchorages
Location Latitude Longitude
Vieux Fort Bay - Vieux Fort 13.7173424242 -60.9534788132
Maria Islands - 1.1 mi. (1.8 km) East of Vieux Fort 13.7236763836 -60.9331530319
Laborie Bay - Laborie 13.7506066798 -60.9967857599
 

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