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The Best Sailing in Mexico is in
San Carlos, Sonora

The winner is San Carlos

Long popular with snowbirds and vacationers from nearby Arizona, San Carlos offers plenty of services and a beautiful coastline

The San Carlos / Guamas area has beautiful marinas in the calm clear waters of the Sea of Cortez.1

And the runners up are....


Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
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Good sailing; big marina, annual regatta in March. Marina in Nueva Vallarta does repairs. Good days trips include a sail to the Tres Marias islands or to Yelapa.


Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo
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Loreto, Baja California Sur
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Calm waters in the Sea of Cortez - many islands and anchorages.


Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Day cruises and charters combine sailing with other activities; classes


Mazatlan, Sinaloa
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El Cid Yacht Club; good sailing


Mulege, Baja California Sur


Punta Banda, Baja California
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Large marina in Ensenada; annual Newport Beach to Ensenada regatta in April


San Blas, Nayarit
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The new marina is complete and at $12 a night one of the cheapest in Mexico. Anchor at the beautiful Matanchen Bay or sail to Isla Isabel


Ensenada, Baja California
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Annual Newport Beach to Ensenada regatta in April. Large marina does repairs.


Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit
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Large marina in Nuevo Vallarta


Huatulco, Oaxaca
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A lovely place to sail, and a new marina; sunset cruises for the masses


Bucerias, Nayarit
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Facilities in nearby La Cruz; private charters out of Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta


Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo
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Tulum, Quintana Roo
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Cozumel, Quintana Roo
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