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DOCUMENTATION Dominican Republic
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OFFICIAL PROCEDURES
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Pets
Currency: Dominican Peso

U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo
Av. Republica de Colombia #57
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Phone: (809) 567-7775

Crime Index Safety Index Corruption Index Corruption Score GDP x capita Pop (M) Life Ex. Cost of Living Groc. Rest. $ Loc.Purch.P.
71.07 38.65

137/180

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66%

7389.69 10.85 74.08 Cost of living in Dominican Republic is, on average, 40.09% lower than in United States.

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TOURISM

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Travel to Dominican Republic

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Sailing your own yacht in the Dominican Republic offers a rich and diverse experience with its stunning coastline, vibrant culture, and excellent cruising grounds. Here are some key points to consider:

Best Time of the Year

The best time to sail in the Dominican Republic is from November to April, during the dry season. This period offers favorable weather conditions with moderate winds and calm seas. The hurricane season runs from June to November, so it’s best to avoid these months for safer sailing.

Best Anchorages and Cruising Grounds

  1. Luperรณn
    • Located on the north coast, Luperรณn is known for its well-protected harbor, making it a popular spot for cruisers. The town has a laid-back atmosphere with good facilities and a welcoming community.
  2. Samanรก Bay
    • This large bay on the northeastern coast offers beautiful anchorages such as Cayo Levantado and Los Haitises National Park. The park features stunning limestone formations, caves, and lush mangroves, providing a scenic backdrop for sailing.
  3. Punta Cana
    • Known for its luxury resorts, Punta Cana also offers excellent marinas and anchorage spots. The turquoise waters and white sandy beaches make it a picturesque destination for yacht owners.
  4. La Romana
    • Casa de Campo Marina in La Romana is a world-class marina with top-notch facilities. The nearby Catalina Island and Saona Island are popular for their pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters.
  5. Boca Chica
    • Located near the capital city of Santo Domingo, Boca Chica is a good anchorage spot with easy access to the city. The area is known for its shallow, calm waters protected by a large coral reef.
  6. Bahรญa de las รguilas
    • Situated in the southwestern part of the country, this remote bay is part of Jaragua National Park. It’s considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic and is ideal for those seeking a secluded anchorage.

Cruising Grounds

  1. North Coast
    • The north coast offers a mix of well-protected bays and more open waters. Destinations like Puerto Plata, Sosรบa, and Cabrera are worth exploring for their natural beauty and vibrant local culture.
  2. East Coast
    • Sailing along the east coast provides access to popular tourist destinations such as Punta Cana and Bรกvaro. The region is known for its luxurious resorts, beautiful beaches, and excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities.
  3. South Coast
    • The south coast offers a more rugged and less developed cruising experience. Places like Barahona and Pedernales are known for their dramatic landscapes and off-the-beaten-path charm.
  4. Southwest Coast
    • This area is more remote and less frequented by cruisers, but it offers unique natural beauty and a sense of adventure. The waters around Bahรญa de las รguilas are particularly stunning.

Tips for Sailing in the Dominican Republic

  1. Check Local Regulations
    • Ensure you are aware of the local maritime regulations and customs procedures. Clearing in and out of ports can involve paperwork and fees.
  2. Weather Monitoring
    • Regularly monitor weather forecasts, especially during the hurricane season. The Caribbean weather can change rapidly, and it’s essential to stay informed.
  3. Navigation
    • Use updated charts and navigational aids. Some areas may have unmarked hazards or shifting sandbanks.
  4. Provisioning
    • Larger ports and marinas will have good provisioning options, but itโ€™s wise to stock up on essentials before heading to more remote areas.
  5. Local Knowledge
    • Engage with local sailors and communities. They can provide valuable insights and recommendations for safe anchorage and points of interest.

By planning your trip during the optimal season and exploring the diverse anchorages and cruising grounds, you can enjoy a memorable and enjoyable sailing experience in the Dominican Republic.

LOCAL AMBASSADOR
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Denise Simpson

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Whatsapp: +1 (829) 926-939
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Denise, Michael and Natasha.

DOMINCAN REPUBLIC SEARCH AND RESCUE SAR

MRCC โ€“ Dominican Republic โ€“ Maritime Operations Center

Type: , Country: , SRR:
Latitude, Longitude:

(18.4860573,-69.9312134)

Telephone:

1 809-604-6506/ 1 829-200-0370

com@marina.mil.do

Fax:

1 809 549 2734

Website:

https://www.marina.mil.do/armada/

INMARSAT:
Telex:
Notes:

1 809-604-6506 (WhatsApp)

ARCC Santo Domingo

Type: , Country: , SRR:
Latitude, Longitude:

(18.4316387,-69.6800232)

Telephone:

1 809 549 0137

rccsantodomingo@gmail.com

Fax:

operacionesnav.mdg@hotmail.com , operacionesnavalesm3@yahoo.es

Website:

http://www.idac.gob.do/

INMARSAT:
Telex:

AFTN NETWORK: MDSDYCYX

Notes:

esta solicitud es debido a que tenernos problemas con las comunicaciones entre los tripulantes de embarcaciones y nosotros, queremos que ellos se comuniquen directamente a a la Armada Dominicana, para evitar retraso en las comunicaciones. gracias

This request is due to the fact that we have problems with communications between the ship's crew and us, we want them to communicate directly with the Dominican Navy, to avoid delays in communications. Thank you