Boaters Welcome to Punta Gorda & Charlotte Harbor

Why Boat to Punta Gorda & Charlotte Harbor?

If you have visited Punta Gorda in the past, you have already experienced a pleasant, casual cruise on Charlotte Harbor. You have likely discovered our upscale marinas, friendly people and an active, FUN community.

Many people who call Punta Gorda home, arrived by boat and decided to stay. They found a gem of a destination with plenty to see and do.

Charlotte Harbor is the second largest harbor in Florida covering over 200 square miles of sparkling waters and aquatic preserves. Sail Magazine has listed Charlotte Harbor as one of the top ten places to sail in the United States.

Our Punta Gorda Welcome Chart tells you where to tie up, anchor or launch. Our Calendar of Events gives you insight on what’s happening around town.

So, start planning and looking forward to a pleasurable boating experience. We loo forward to seeing you soon!

Image Trio- Punta GordaThis website is compliments of Punta Gorda Boaters Alliance and is designed to meet the needs of all boaters who wish to explore Punta Gorda and the waters of Charlotte Harbor. Skippers of yachts, fishing boats and kayaks will find a friendly Welcome.

Our Boaters Resources section lists special services and facilities to accommodate the needs of visiting boaters.

Charlotte Harbor waters and Punta Gorda are nationally acclaimed destinations for visiting cruisers, tourists and potential new residents.


You’re invited to enjoy all our area has to offer.

Electronic Navigation Course

Want to learn how to use the GPS chartplotter on your boat more effectively? This class, hosted by the ...
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US Sailing Level One Instructor Course

On Feb. 20,21st & 27-28th: Jabbo Gordon will conduct a Level One Instructors Course at Charlotte Harbor Yacht ...
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Proceeding to Phase 2 for the Additional Harbor Access

At the Feb 3rd Punta Gorda City Council meeting, the Council approved moving on to Phase 2 of ...
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Coast Guard to Relocate Buoys in Boca Grande Pass

Between Feb 10th and Feb 20th, the Coast Guard will be relocating all buoys in Boca Grande Pass ...
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“Additional Harbor Access” Council Notes

Council has made public these notes for the Wed., Feb 3 meeting concerning the report from Hans Wilson ...
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