About the Marina | Cruising Grounds | Around the Base | Provisioning | Things to Do | Water Toys & Sports

Whether this is your fifth trip or the first of many, we want you to feel at home when you're at a Moorings base.

About the Marina

Address 
La Marina du Marin
BP279, Le Lamentin 97285
Martinique French West Indies

Base Hours 
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Saturday 
8:00am – 1:00pm Sunday

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Cruising Grounds

Cruising Area Restrictions 
We highly recommend planning your cruising itinerary along the west coast of Martinique only due to the challenging conditions and open waters on the eastern side. You may travel to other islands however, clients must clear customs as they pass through each country and generally fees are associated with the clearing process. Please discuss with you Vacation Planner if you have any questions.

It is strictly forbidden to sail alone, we require two persons minimum on board.

Charts & Pilot Books
All the charts and pilot books you will need for the sailing area are issued at your chart briefing.

Nighttime Sailing 
You must be moored at least one hour before sunset. Night Sailing is not allowed without permission from the base manager. The decision to allow night sailing is based on your skill level and can be requested in advance. You will need to fill out the Sailing or Power resume for the base to review but we cannot guarantee approval.

Cruising Permits & Taxes
Each national territory, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent, the Grenadines & Grenada, charges fees. These are cruising permits, harbor dues and custom clearance fees. Average costs for a 45ft yacht with 6 people on a 2 week charter is approximately £60. Some marinas/moorings charge a fee of about £6-9.

Moorings Fees & Taxes
Anchorages and buoys are available all along the coast, a small fee is mandatory in a number of the bays.

Anchorage : Mayreau - Tobago Cays - Union  25€/night
                      Mustique : 75€/night

Clearances : Bequia - Union  35€ Per adult (crew included)
                                                50%  of adult per child

 

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Provisioning

Supermarkets
Appro-Zaguya, offers online ordering only and delivery.
Carrefour Market Marin, 7-10 Minute ride. Also offers online ordering.
Open Mon-Sat 8 am-8 pm Sun and public holidays 8 am-12 pm

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Water Toys & Sports

For your convenience, you can add water toys to your charter prior to arrival at the base. They will be waiting on your boat upon arrival. You are able to rent these at the base; please keep in mind that we have limited availability. For more information, please view our Water Sports Options.

Snorkeling 
The Moorings provides flippers with all charters for your pleasure.  Please bring your own snorkeling mask and snorkel and check availability for children sizes prior to your charter. 

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For more information on what's included on your yacht, please view the full list here for Bareboat Charters or here for Crewed Charters.

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