Yacht Charter vacation in Cuba

Explore regions, sailing spots and charter yachts in Cuba. Plan the perfect itinerary, select the right yachts and book at the best price.

Yachting vacation in Cuba

Officially referred to as the Republic of Cuba, Cuba is an island republic in the Caribbean's northernmost area. The nation is bordered to the north by the Strait of Florida,  dividing it from North America, and to the west by the Yucatán Strait. It comprises the island of Cuba, the Isle of Juventud, and many other islands that are a part of the Greater Antilles.

Travel season
Year-round
Sailing season
Year-round
Available Marinas
2
Charter Boats
11

Worth knowing

Capital:
Havana
Telephone code:
+53
Language:
Spanish
Timezone:
UTC-5
Currency:
CUP

Cuba is a country shaped by the many influences of Africa, Spain, and Latin America. The revolutionary ideals of Fidel Castro are deeply ingrained in the country's rich colonial heritage. Beyond its historical background, the island is a veritable treasure trove of nature.

Its year-round charm sets this location distinct from other Caribbean resorts and attracts visitors and yacht charters in Cuba. Travelers visiting Cuba's waterways will have a varied experience as the winter provides dry weather while the summer brings rainy weather.

Cuba — Yacht Charter Boatscribe
Cuba — Yacht Charter Boatscribe
Cuba — Yacht Charter Boatscribe
Cuba — Yacht Charter Boatscribe
Cuba — Yacht Charter Boatscribe
Cuba — Yacht Charter Boatscribe

Yacht rental locations in Cuba

Tourists can rent a yacht without a crew only in Cienfuegos. They can also rent a boat in Cuba with a skipper or team for a day trip or fishing in Varadero, Cayo Largo, and other places.

All 11
2249 €
per week
Athena 38 — LaPerla
8
People
4
Cabins
38 ft
Length
2003
Built in
2326 €
per week
Lagoon 380 — Marlene Cuba
8
People
4
Cabins
38 ft
Length
2005
Built in
2330 €
per week
Lavezzi 40 — Kupela Cuba
8
People
6
Cabins
39 ft
Length
2005
Built in
2852 €
per week
Lagoon 410 — Sofia Cuba
9
People
5
Cabins
41 ft
Length
2004
Built in
2920 €
per week
Lagoon 421 — Marimar
9
People
5
Cabins
41 ft
Length
2010
Built in
3060 €
per week
Bahia 46 — Carlos
12
People
8
Cabins
46 ft
Length
2004
Built in
3179 €
per week
Lagoon 440 — Victoria
10
People
6
Cabins
45 ft
Length
2007
Built in
3735 €
per week
Lagoon 421 — Estrella
9
People
5
Cabins
41 ft
Length
2015
Built in
4196 €
per week
Voyage 440 — Alboran Ron Punch Cuba
10
People
6
Cabins
44 ft
Length
2006
Built in

Sailing trips in Cuba

Cuba is a popular destination for sailing fans due to its pristine environment and wealth of marine life, even though it offers a very basic boat rental service. The country's distinctive geographic characteristics make it a desirable travel destination. It allows visitors to experience various unique attractions throughout the year.

The archipelagos of Punta Francesa and Jardines de la Reina, as well as Trinidad and Cienfuegos, are excellent getaway choices for those thinking about embarking on a sailing trip in Cuba. There are many marinas and more than 200 bays in the Cuban seas. Therefore, there are lots of options for boat anchoring.

José Martí International Airport in Havana is the central hub for flights to and from the island. Notably, the Cienfuegos yacht marina, 250 kilometers southeast, is the only place that offers bareboat yacht charter in Cuba. To ensure a varied selection of possibilities for an unforgettable sailing experience in Cuba, boats with a captain or crew are also available for day trips in Varadero and numerous other marinas for those who want a more guided experience.

Cuba sailing routes

Weather and wind in Cuba

Cuba boasts a tropical environment with monthly air temperatures averaging between 23 and 27 degrees Celsius. The distinct climate unfolds in two seasons:

  • Dry Season (autumn to spring): This season lasts from October to April, is dry, and offers ideal weather for outdoor pursuits.

  • Rainy Season (summer to autumn): Cuba receives more rainfall at this time of year, creating a verdant and colorful environment.

Interestingly, the island experiences 8–9 storms yearly between June and November, with September and October seeing the highest number.

Despite these weather patterns, Cuba's lowest temperatures remain pleasant, at +22 Celsius. It makes sailing a year-round option. Even during the brief rainy season, there are high-quality recreational activities accessible. Its consistent winds and low changes further mark Cuba's climate.

The water around the island provides good navigation conditions, including mild currents and few weather fluctuations. It ensures a safe and delightful experience for tourists experiencing Cuba's nautical beauties.

Water Season (°C) 26-29
Air Temperature (°C) 25-35
Wind Force (Beaufort) 2-5