With Sailica, yacht charter in St. George’s has become more simple. We know everything about boat rental in St. George’s and will provide you with all the necessary information on how to rent a boat here. You can get a bareboat charter in St. George’s or hire a skipper if you wish.
Charter boat in St. George’s
The St. George’s port has recently been completely restored. Now it has become one of the favorite places for yachtsmen from all over the world. Grenada companies are known for their reliability, and yacht rentals are in high demand here. Also, there are good prices for food here in comparison with the other islands nearby.
How to get
There is Maurice Bishop International Airport in 5 miles from the town. It handles flights from Toronto (Canada), Miami, Atlanta and New York (the USA), London (the UK), Frankfurt (Germany), as well as from the islands of St. Lucia, Trinidad and Barbados.
Climate: tropical. Sailing season: from December to April. Rain season: May-November. From August to November (rarely in June and July) there are hurricanes in the area. Language of communication: French, Creole. Visa: citizens of the United States, Canada, Great Britain, the Caribbean Islands, the European Union, Russia, South Korea and Japan (the amount of 97 countries) can stay in the territory up to 3 months. Citizens of most post-Soviet countries can get a visa for 14 days after the arrival.
Sailing routes from St. George’s
The best way to travel from Grenada is the Grenadines which are a group of islands north to St. George’s. Find a yacht or catamaran rental in St. George’s and plan your rest for any period. Usually, sailing yacht journeys last a week here.
Sailing route from St. George’s, 7 days: St. George’s — Grand Anse — Carriacou — Sandy Island and Mayreau — Tobago Cays — Union Island — Mopion — Petit St. Vincent — Isle de Ronde — St. George’s.
St. George’s anchorages
- There are anchorages outside the Martins Bay cliffs and inside the Lagoon. North Bay, Carenage, is designed for commercial ships only
- There is not much space for anchorages in the Lagoon, especially in the high season
- Beware of large yellow buoys intended for Med-Moor yachts when entering the Lagoon at Port Louis: navigation is difficult close to them
- Anchoring in Grand Anse Bay to the south of 12 '02.05' north latitude is prohibited. As it is to the north of St. George’s harbour entrance.
What to see in St. George’s
St. George’s has three forts and is a godsend for fortification fans. If you plan to spend the whole day in St. George’s, drop by the St. Margaret Waterfalls, a cascade of seven waterfalls near the town. And in the second week of August, a carnival takes place in St. George’s, symbolizing liberation from slavery. Sure take part if in Grenada at that time.