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St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Offices

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Head Office Upper Bay Street, P.O. Box 834, Kingstown St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tel: (784) 457-1502 Fax: (784) 451-2425 Email:tourism@vincysurf.com website:www.svgtourism.com

Canada

St. Vincent and the Grenadines received the award for the “Best Caribbean Sailing and Yachting Island 2004” from the Caribbean World Travel Magazine. General Information – Sailing and Power Yachts: •Friendship Rose: 784 458 3556 3661 •Grenadine Escape: 784 457 4028, E-mail: escape@vincysurf.com •Ossobolo: 784 457 3187 •Michael Tours: 784 457 3801 / 458 3782 •S. Y. Pelangi: 784 458 3255, E-mail: frangi@caribsurf.com •Quest: 784 458 3917, E-mail: quest@bequiasvg.com

For more information please contact any of St. Vincent ad the Grenadines Tourist offices.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Office 333 Wilson Avenue, Suite 601, Toronto M3H 1T2, Canada Tel: (416) 630 9292 Fax: (416) 630 9291 Email:svgtourismtoronto@rogers.com

United Kingdom

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Office 10 Kensington Court, London W8 5DL, England Tel:0207 937 6570 Fax:0207 937 3611 Email:svgtourismeurope@aol.com

New York, USA

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Office 801 2nd Avenue, 21st Floor, New York N.Y 10017, USA Tel: (212) 687 4981 or 1(800) 729 1726 Fax: (212) 949 5946 Email:svgtony@aol.com

Sailing


The islands offer a diverse range of activities to suit every holiday-makers requirements. Set sail for St. Vincent and the Grenadines and you’ll think you’ve sailed into paradise. The Grenadines stretch for 45 miles south from the island of St. Vincent. Explore them in a few days or take a lifetime, in conditions which are consistently near perfect. Visibility of 30 miles or more is quite common with NE.SE trade winds of 10 to 25 knots and gentle West North West currents of 1-2 knots. These friendly waters welcome the novice and experienced sailors alike.

Regattas

Sailing and Yachting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

A necklace of 32 islands and cays in the Eastern Caribbean, with spectacular landscapes, beautiful beaches and turquoise blue waters. Welcome to one of the most unspoilt island groups.

The Bequia Regatta and the Easterval (Union Island) take place during the Easter Weekend. The weekend activities include boat races, sports and games, calypso and other competitions. The Canuoan Regatta takes place during the Whitsuntide weekend.

General Information

Sailing and power yachts, bare boat and crewed are available from the following: Barefoot Yacht Charters: Telephone: 784 456 9526 Website: www.barefootyachts.com E-mail: barebum@caribsurf.com Sunsail: Telephone: Website: E-mail:

784 458 4308 www.sunsail.com sunsailsvg@vincysurf.com

TMM: Telephone: Website: E-mail:

784 456 9608 www.sailtmm.com sailtmm@vincysurf.com

The Moorings: Telephone: 784 482 0655 / 0653 Website: www.moorings.com E-mail: moorcan@vincysurf.com Footloose Sailing Charters: Telephone: 784 458 4308 ext. 126 Website: www.footloosecharters.com E-mail: info@footloosecharters.com

A wide range of service supplies for visiting yachts people are available, including complete yacht provisioning, well stocked chandleries, sail lofts, fuel, water and propane. Yachts can be hauled at Bequia Slip and Ottley Hall shipyard. “Always make sure you’re supplied before Sundays”.

On arrival in or departure from St. Vincent and the Grenadines waters, yachts must clear customs and immigration at a designated port of entry. T hese are Wallilabou Bay and Kingstown Harbour on St. Vincent; Port Elizabeth on Bequia; Britannia Bay on Mustique; Charlestown Bay on Canouan; and Clifton Harbour on Union Island.


English Sailing