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Sailing Vacation in Grenada

Grenada, the spice island of the Caribbean is located at the southern tip of the Windward Islands, northeast of the Venezuelan coast and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Grenada is a mountainous island with rainforest; a wide variety of animal life, beautiful waterfalls, crater lakes, historic forts, spice plantations, rum distilleries, and colorful coral gardens surrounded by stunning, unspoilt white and black sand beaches. This island has for centuries been a major source of nutmeg, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and cocoa.

Explore Grenada with a tailor-made charter that suits you and your dreams on board of a yacht. Whether you prefer to charter a monohull or a catamaran – bareboat, skippered or fully crewed luxury yacht; sailing holidays aboard gives you the opportunity to explore exotic islands, or deserted shores and beaches, in a way that land-based vacations can never give.

Our many repeat customers and sailing enthusiasts confirm this every year. Our Hand-picked portfolio offers the very best charter yachts in Grenada and the Caribbean. Our portfolio includes bare boats, sailing yachts, and motor yachts. Whatever your preferred vessel is, we have the perfect yacht for you. 

Grenada and the Grenadines are a popular Caribbean sailing destination with perfect sailing conditions, the trade winds combined with exotic island, rainforest and much more. Grenada is also the gateway to the unspoiled cruising grounds of the Grenadines, which is known for some of the best sailing areas anywhere in the Caribbean

Located at the southernmost portion of the Windward Islands, a Grenada yacht charter holiday offers a variety of itinerary options to suits all Skippers’ levels from basic to experience. Experienced skippers will enjoy the challenging open water passages.

Grenada also hosts many exciting cultural celebrations and sporting events such as The Grenada Sailing Festival, Easter Round Grenada Race, Grenada Classics Regatta and various other informal races.

Grenada, officially the state of Grenada is an island of the Lesser Antilles, which forms the Windward Islands. The island state forms an independent member state of the Commonwealth Nations. The state consists of several islands of the Grenadines’  island group, a sub-arch of the small Antilles, of which the island of Grenada itself is the largest. Smaller islands are Carriacou, Petite Martinique, Ronde Island, Caille Island, Diamond Island, Big Island, Saline Island, Les Tantes and Frigate Island. The northern bordering part of the Grenadines belongs to the neighboring state of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The tropical climate is hot and humid but becomes cooler only in the rainy season. Grenada is located on the southern edge of the hurricane belt. The islands are of volcanic origin, fertile and mountainous. Grenada has been a supplier of ginger, nutmeg, cocoa, cinnamon and many other spices for centuries. The mountains in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve are overgrown with tropical rainforests, and many exotic animal species are found there. In the middle of this paradise, you will find crater lakes and some hidden waterfalls with picturesque shimmering ponds. Mount Saint Catherine is the highest mountain with its height of 840 meters. On the coast, you will find more than 40 stunning secluded, unspoilt white and black beaches surrounded by palm trees.

St. George’s is the capital of the nation consisting of the three islands of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petit Martinique and is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the Caribbean. On the main island of Grenada, the capital is St. George’s as well as the cities of Grenville and Gouyave. The horseshoe-shaped harbor of St. George’s is protected and dominated by Caribbean flair and lifestyle. Candy-colored houses, shops, restaurants and bars with many anchoring yachts from all over the world characterize the port and bay. There are various cultural events, events and popular regattas throughout Grenada. The best known are the Easter Round Grenada Race, the Grenada Classics Regatta, and the Grenada Sailing Festival.

Port Louis is the sailing capital of Grenada. There is hardly a better starting point than starting your sailing holiday from Port Louis Marina. The marina is located in the northern lagoon opposite the picturesque port of St. George. There are great bars, excellent restaurants, shops and a market – a popular meeting place on the island. Enjoy in one of the restaurants, overlooking the bay and let culinary delights spoil you. The restaurants serve the delicious Creole cuisine mixed with the classic West Indian flavors, fresh seafood, and international cuisine. The breathtaking landscapes, historic fortresses, traditional rum distilleries, spice plantations, the lively market of Grenada and perhaps a trip to the organic chocolate factory make the island very attractive, as there is more to discover. The untouched offshore reefs, colorful coral gardens, and sunken shipwrecks make snorkeling and diving a very special experience on Grenada.

The mini islets Carriacou, Petite Martinique and St.Vincent, are within easy reach. Carriacou is the southernmost island in the Grenadines, a chain of nearly 200 islands that lies between Grenada and St. Vincent. It has an area of ​​about 34 km² and about 7000 inhabitants. It is a mountainous island of volcanic origin. The highest hill of the island is only 291 meters high so that the clouds are over it and it rains only a little. Carriacou Island is a paradise for sailing divers, offering numerous untouched colorful reefs, coral reefs, superbly protected anchorages and magical sandy beaches. The beach of the Grand Anse is one of the most beautiful. On the island, there are authentic rum distilleries that you should definitely visit. “Jack Iron” Rum is burned extra for Carriacou on Trinidad, and it’s a rum with 87%! The real ones recognize that even the ice falls in it. As a rum punch sundowner, you should be careful. On Carriacou, there are no discos, no casinos, no five-star restaurants and no expensive boutiques. Pure Caribbean flair, combined with breathtakingly beautiful and untouched nature. Hectic is an alien word here. In the spring, the island celebrates Caribbean carnival. The traditional musical folklore festival “Carriacou Carnival” takes place in February. In July, the Carriacou Regatta takes place, rounded off with many Caribbean events on land. Experience the true authentic Caribbean lifestyle on your sailing trip in Carriacou.

The uninhabited island of Sandy Island on the west coast of Carriacou Island is just 2 miles from Grenada’s northern tip. Sandy Island is a Caribbean dream, crystal clear water with palm trees, white sandy beaches and coral reefs.

Union Island charms with fantastic beaches. The capital Clifton Harbor is located on the east coast, just a few miles from the Tobago Cays, Mayreau and Petit St Vincent. It offers numerous activities that you can combine with your sailing trip. Explore the rainforest and breathtaking exotic landscapes or stroll through the lively market. Clifton Harbor is known for its great restaurants with delicious lobster, mussels, and other Caribbean delicacies. In the bars, the Caribbean Rum Punch and the Carib Beer are served. Enjoy a rum punch to the sundowner with the Caribbean music of the steel bands topped with the wonderful view of the bay and the anchored yachts. Life is beautiful. Clifton Harbor is a popular meeting place for sailors from all over the world.

Grenada is an island nation in the West Indies in the Caribbean. It is located in the Antilles and belongs to Windward Islands, the “islands under the wind”. The small Antilles lie south of the great Antilles. The tropical climate is hot and humid but becomes somewhat cooler in the rainy season only. In the rainy season from June to November, there is also the danger of tropical hurricanes. Grenada is located on the southern edge of the Hurricane Belt.

Temperatures fluctuate only slightly in the course of the year. The proximity to the equator ensures humid, hot climate with about 27 degrees, but the northeast trade route moderates this. The dry season in Grenada is from January to May. Nevertheless, even during the dry season rain falls. On the coasts, the winds provide reduced humidity and refreshment. The best travel time for the Caribbean is in the months of December to the end of April.

On the Windward Islands, ‘under the wind’ are sailing trips with short passages and easy navigation, as well as challenging passages over reefs with anchorages at isolated islands and in the open sea.

As with all other Windward Islands, the climate is influenced by the northeast trade route. Constantly waving trade winds prevail: in the summer from the southeast with 3 to 4 Bft and in winter from Northeast with 4 to 6 Bft.

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Let us find the right yacht and the route for your charter with all the requirements and extras you wish! We look forward to design your tailor-made and bespoken yacht vacation, just lean back and enjoy the time of your life. 

You will for sure love and enjoy the deserted coves and the wonderful coasts and explore the smaller islands around.

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