"Cruising The Caribbean Sea"
With the easterly trade winds providing
idyllic conditions for sailing in Barbados, you will have the
opportunity to get out there and really make the best of this Barbados
The amount of freedom you will feel, if you do go sailing in
Barbados, is indescribable. You will be king or queen of the waves as
your boat swishes gently through the crystal-clear waters of the
Many of the
waters around the island, especially off the west coast, are well known
to for their calm, picturesque conditions offering you a safe
venue for sailing.
Where Can I Dock My Sail Boat Or
Yacht in Barbados?
There are two locations on the island which are ideal for you to dock
your boat while sailing in Barbados. The first being The Harbour in the
capital of the island, Bridgetown, and the
more luxurious Port
St.Charles Barbados Marina.
The Bridgetown Harbour
Situated within the
Bajan capital itself at the south-west corner of the island,
this is an ideal place to
moor if you want to be close to all of the action of Barbados.
site offers all of the facilities you will need and there are
opportunities to arrange repairs to your boat here.
You may very well
be docked close to some very impressive cruise liners, as this dock is
also used by them.
Port St. Charles Barbados Marina
Port St. Charles is
a rather exclusive place for you to dock up in the
north west of the island, very close to the Speightstown
The harbour is
surrounded by beautifully opulent villas which are for rent, so if you
decide to stay in one of the 1 to 3 bedroom luxury properties, you
your own boat moored very close by.
Here you will find 6 berths which can cater for yachts up to
length. Further, there are two other moorings offshore that are able to
cater for vessels that are even larger than this.
Island Hopping While Sailing in
Island hopping to and from
Barbados is a very common sailing activity for both visitors and locals
lucky enough to have their own boat or yacht.
There are so many
wonderful places for you to explore around this part of the Caribbean
with St.Vincent and The Grenadines being one of the most popular
There are over 600 islands that make up the Grenadines just southwest
of Barbados with the tiny island of Bequia being a hot spot.
You could also consider heading further south to the islands of
Trinidad and Tobago.
But I Don't Have A Sail Boat
Or Yacht....Can I Go Charter Cruising?
For those who do not have access to their own boat, there are companies
which offer charter cruises in the waters around the
island of Barbados.
If you are looking for total relaxation and
pampering, this is most certainly the way to do it. Not only are all of
your desires well taken care of, whilst on these Barbados sailing
cruises, but you can
also sit back and relax safe in the knowledge that you are enjoying an
entirely safe sailing excursion.
If you are interested in sailing in Barbados this
way, there are a number of reputable companies to choose