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.

News & Alerts

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Boater’s Alliance Meetings

The Punta Gorda Boater’s Alliance meets on the third Thursday of each month.  Meetings are held at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association , located at 2001 Shreve St in Punta Gorda.  Meetings begin at 9:00 AM.


Thank You, Sarah Buck

The Boater's Alliance wishes to thank Sarah Buck for her years of service to the Boater's Alliance. We ...
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Thank You, Dave Cleaverly

The Boaters Alliance Board also wishes to thank Dave Cleaverly for his 5 years of service as the ...
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Thank You, Brian Gleason

The Boaters Alliance Board wishes Brian Gleason all the best in his new job! Brian was our Board ...
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Alligator Creek Access Summer Update

With residents traveling and Council on their summer break, it may seem as though the Alligator Cut project ...
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June 17th Council Meeting to discuss Alligator Creek Access project

At the June 17th Punta Gorda Council meeting (9AM) - City Council will also be discussing implementation options ...
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