Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary
The Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary is ideal for everyone. Puerto Rico is a small island with over 270 miles of glorious coastline with white sandy beaches. The Caribbean island is a US territory, with luscious forests, beaches, natural wonders, heritage, delicious flavors, a dynamic culture, colonial architecture, cultural events and adventure.
Our Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary not only offers great sailing, but world class surfing, miles of coral reefs, marine life, white sand, and turquoise waters waiting to be discovered and explored.
Our Guide to the Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary
The Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary is ideal for all levels of sailing with perfect year round conditions. The area has a small number of beautiful islands and is home to some of the best beaches in the world, along with natural wonders. Puerto Rico is the ideal location to undertake a large number of activities such as birdwatching, swimming, snorkeling, hiking and it has beautiful places to discover.
Puerto Rico’s San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport serves flights from all across North America and the Caribbean. There are also regular flights from Spain and Germany. The airport is a 45-50 minute drive from the starting point of our Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary in the beautiful Puerto Del Rey Marina.
Puerto Rico’s tropical climate keeps the temperature warm all year round with the hottest temperatures occurring in June (average of 27C) and the coldest in January (average of 24C). May tends to be the wettest month with an average rainfall of 152mm. July has an average of 12 hours of sunlight every day and between July and September the sea temperature averages 29C.
The calm seas and mild winds make Puerto Rico the perfect sailing destination for all experience levels. From November to January the northeasterly winds average at around 15-20 knots but the Christmas winds often reach 25-30 knots over several days. From February the winds move to an easterly direction and by June these come from the southeast at 10-15 knots. Throughout the summer and into September and October the trade winds cause unsettled weather and unpredictable conditions, but by November high pressure stabilizes and the winds average 15-20 knots. The tide ranges between 12 and 18 inches and anchoring is recommended throughout our Puerto Rico Sailing Itinerary.