Grenada Explorer Travel Guide

Sailing in Grenada & the West Indies

Sailing Grenada and the Grenadines

One sure way to get the most out of a Caribbean holiday, is to charter a yacht. There is a wide range of options open to visitors interested in sailing. In Grenada and Petite Martinique, where the sailing is world class, it's possible to charter a crewed yacht or bareboat for a day or longer.

Footloose Yacht Charters Slogan is: "A yacht vacation gives you the opportunity to explore exotic islands, or deserted shores and beaches, in a way that land based vacations never can."

A number of local operators run regular day trips around the islands, and these packages generally include leisurely excursions to nearby harbours and islands with food, drinks and a variety of watersports.


Marinas and Boatyards in Grenada

Grenada Marine Boat Yard

Grenada has a range of large well appointed boatyards and smaller marinas where yachts can dock or anchor. There you can re-supply, clear immigration and customs and have access to boat repair facilities, including dry dock and long term storage. There are also well stocked ships chandleries for parts and spares. The marinas are:


Crewed Sailing Boat Charters & Bareboat Charters in Grenada

Footloose Yacht Charters

Footloose Yacht Charters is a Caribbean yacht charter service that offers Caribben exotic weddings, Sailing charters to the Grenadines, St. Vincent, St. Lucia and Bequia. Plus, day tours and scuba diving charters.

Horizon Grenada Yacht Charters

Whether you prefer to charter a monohull or a catamaran - bareboat, skippered or fully crewed - Horizon Yacht Charters offers a wide range of charter selections for Grenadines sailing at its best.

First Impressions Day Tours

For the last 20 years, First Impression is sharing the marine environment of Grenada with summertime visitors. From Whale Watching and Deep Sea Fishing, to the Sunset & Wedding Cruises, Sea Safari Tours, First Impression are the experts in marine excursions and entertainment.

Island Windjammers

Escape on a tall sailing ship to breathtaking secret corners of Grenada and the Grenadines! Pack your swimsuit and a couple of t-shirts, and join 11 shipmates on the beautiful 100' schooner Diamant. You'll sail in comfort in one of 6 air-conditioned double cabins with ensuite bathroom facilities.

Sail Grenadines

Sail Ionian is a friendly, family owned and run yacht charter company. Our Caribbean Yacht Charter base is in Grenada in the Port Louis Marina, ideal for exploring the Grenadines including the islands of Bequia, Canouan, Mustique, St. Vincent, Tobago Cays and Carriacou. Charters available from Grenada and Union Island.

Sailing School Grenada

Learn to sail with us on the beautiful island of Grenada. Our courses are for everybody, for beginners as well as for sailors who would like to enhance their skills. You decide how many hours a day you want to sail and when, so you have still enough time to explore Grenada.


Recommendation - Day Excursion to the Grenadines

Scaramouche Day Excursion Grenadines

In the morning, fly by small plane to Union Island, where your skipper will pick you up and take you on a sailing trip through the Grenadines. Mayraeu, Tobago Cays, Palm Island and many more! On each island you visit, you will have around an hour for snorkelling or just relaxing on the white sand beaches. The only thing you should leave, are your footprints. Enjoy the crystal clear waters with their untold number of colorful inhabitants, or relax in the shade and let the ocean breezes caress your skin. The cost of an idyllic outing like this is about USD 325 per person. It is best to book this in advance - there are several companies which offer this type of tour.

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