Cuba Boating

Take Your U.S Flagged Boat to Cuba – Know The Facts

Cuba by boat is only 90 miles off the coast of  Florida Keys,  Cuba is the largest Caribbean island nation. Its neighbors are the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Haiti. Cuba spans 44,200 miles, making it a bit smaller than the state of Pennsylvania.


The main mission of Cuba Boating is to provide U.S. boaters with up-to-date and accurate information on taking a boat to Cuba before the embargo is lifted.

For U.S. boaters, Cuba is easy to reach. A boater whose point of departure point is anywhere on the eastern seaboard of North America will find that the passage is via inland by the Intracoastal Waterway and coastal waters to the Florida Keys and an overnight passage of only 90 nautical miles to Cuba.

Cuba is the perfect destination for sea related sports. With 3,750 miles of coastline on the main island, Cuba has 200 bays, 370 miles of natural beaches, a biological wealth of exotic of marine life and 530 miles of beautiful coral reefs

Contrary to what you may have heard, you can take a  U.S. boat to Cuba today as long as the trip falls under one of the categories listed on an affidavit of categories allowed by Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). You will find the OFAC Affidavit with,other required forms under the section “Forms”.  The section also includes the forms to submit to Cuba and the U.S. Coast Guard

Cuba Boating provides factual and accurate information on taking your boat to Cuba at no charge.

Link to –  Cuba Tide Tables

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The Crew at Marlin Marina and the Hemingway International Yacht Club

Commodore Escrich, Fabrizio and George

The Crew – Fabrizio – Grorge – and me.

Oslaida our assistant in Cuba – Also my adopted Stepdaugther

Cecilia my Florida Assistant and Photographer

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