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Yacht Club Port de Plaisance

Cole Bay, Saint Maarten

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With nearly half of the marina’s alongside and Mediterranean-style berths available for megayachts, the Yacht Club Port de Plaisance has become a popular rendezvous for professionally-crewed yachts that migrate to Sint Maarten seeking a strategic winter base within the Lesser Antilles, extending from the Virgins to Venezuela.'

The Caribbean’s most elegant mixed-use marina, Yacht Club Port de Plaisance is a professionally managed full-service facility with 90-plus slips for sail and motor-powered vessels from 40’ to 250’ LOA, with drafts to 16’. Nearly half of the marina’s alongside and Mediterranean-style berths are configured to accommodate megayachts.

Inland Lagoon Offers Safe Anchorage
Conveniently located within Simpson Bay Lagoon, considered by many as the finest anchorage in the Caribbean, the Yacht Club Port de Plaisance can be accessed through Simpson Bay’s protected inland waterway via the Simpson Bay Bridge (from the Dutch Side) or through Marigot Bay via the Sandy Ground Bridge (from the French Side). The Simpson Bay Lagoon entrance channel maintains a controlled depth 15’ to 20’ monitored by the Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority.

‘Bridge-to Berth’ Escort Service
A full-service facility that prides itself on the professional delivery of services and a distinctly Dutch-French-Caribbean brand of hospitality, the Yacht Club Port de Plaisance stands ready to provide a Yacht Club tender to greet your vessel whenever you arrive at the bridge and provide safe passage through the 12-square-mile Simpson Bay Lagoon to your berth in Cole Bay, where capable and courteous dock attendants assist with securing lines and shore power connections.

Ultra-Convenient In-Slip Services
 Fueling with quality Grade ‘A’ Texaco and Shell brand products at competitive prices
 Metered power up to 2 X 200 amps at 220/380 volt, single or three-phase
 Metered R/O water (reverse osmosis)
 Certified waste oil removal
 Holding tank pump-out
 Telephone service
 High-speed hardwire Internet access, free with daily DSL equipment rental
 Direct broadcast satellite TV service

Port Clearance Services
Experienced Yacht Club Port de Plaisance personnel are available to provide port clearance services, to expedite your arrival or departure from Sint Maarten and ensure that your vessel, its crew, and passengers are in compliance with all applicable immigration, customs and harbor regulations.

On-Site Amenities
Professionally-crewed yachts of the caliber that frequent the Yacht Club Port de Plaisance appreciate a professionally-managed marina that is equipped to meet the demands of complex cruising itineraries with an array of on-site services and amenities, including:

 Airport-to-marina transfers for passengers or tax-free freight
 Duty-free provisioning, fine wines, spirits, ice
 Mailing and parcel delivery services (postal, courier, DHL, Federal Express)
 Banking, cash services, special Captain’s Account wire transfer assistance
 Convenience golf carts and handcarts
 Commercial and technical services
 Auto rental, limousine service, taxi transport
 Laundry services
 Hull cleaning, day worker referrals
 Floral arrangements
 Restrooms and shower facilities
 Peace-of-mind marina security 24/7
 Day charters, sailing, diving, or sport fishing
 Crew services For the convenience of our marina guests, the Yacht Club Port de Plaisance provides a Marina Office facility at both its North Marina (near the Princess Port de Plaisance Hotel & Casino) and South Marina locations. Daily Marina Office hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm AST, seven days a week.


  • Street: Union Road
  • City: Cole Bay
  • State: St. Maarten
  • Country: Saint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)


  • Telephone: +599 544 4565
  • Fax: +599 544 4566
  • E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it