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.

Read Local Weather Conditions – including news about a new harbor weather station!

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.

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

Peace River Sail & Power Squadron

CLASS: Partner in Command

WILL BE PRESENTED BY THE PEACE RIVER SAIL & POWER SQUADRON on Saturday, January 28, 2017 What if ...
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Monthly Meeting Jan. 19th, 9AM: Elections

Please attend this very important meeting! Officer elections will be held. We will be discussing and focusing on ...
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Alert: Channel Marker #17 in Ponce Inlet

Posted: January 4, 2017, 9:18 AM Please be advised that Channel Marker #17 in the Ponce Inlet is ...
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Punta Gorda Boaters Alliance

Classes: Peace River Sail & Power Squadron

The Latest Class Schedule is HERE THE UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS® Public In-depth Courses (typically run 6 to ...
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  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    8am-5pmPunta Gorda Isles Civic Association

    About Boating Safely Course will be held every 4th Saturday of the month (1/28, 2/25, 3/25, 4/22, 5/27, 6/24, 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 11/25, no class in December) from 8am – 5pm. The Cost for the class is $40 per person or $60 for a couple. [Click to Read More]

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  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    9:30 amBayfront Center, Punta Gorda

    What if the Captain suddenly goes overboard or has a HEART ATTACK? What would you do?

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  • Tue
    07
    Feb
    2017
    6pm-9pmPunta Gorda Isles Civic Association

    Basic Navigation (2 sessions) will be held on 2/7 & 2/9, 4/11 & 4/13, 9/12 & 9/14, and 11/14 & 11/16 from 1800 – 2100 each night. The cost for the class is $65 per person/couple.
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  • Thu
    09
    Feb
    2017
    6pm-9pmPunta Gorda Isles Civic Association

    Basic Navigation (2 sessions) will be held on 2/7 & 2/9, 4/11 & 4/13, 9/12 & 9/14, and 11/14 & 11/16 from 1800 – 2100 each night. The cost for the class is $65 per person/couple.
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