Selected Cruisers’ VHF Nets in the Caribbean

One of the best ways to get up-to-the-minute news on what’s happening in individual anchorages is to tune in to the daily cruisers’ VHF nets.

By Daria Blackwell - 31/12/2019

Cruising guides, apps, happy-hour chitchat — these can all be good sources of
information for sailors in the Caribbean. Here are some popular VHF Nets suggested by cruisers, organized from north to south, courtesy of Caribbean Compass magazine.

• Nassau, Bahamas - 0715 hours, channel 14
• Luperon, Dominican Republic - 0900 hours, channel 72
• St. Martin/St. Maarten - 0730 hours, channel 10, Monday through Saturday
• English Harbour, Antigua - 0900 hours, channel 06, daily
• Le Marin/Ste. Anne, Martinique - 0830 hours, channel 08, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
• Rodney Bay, St. Lucia - 0830 hours, channel 68, Monday through Saturday
• Bequia, St. Vincent Grenadines - 0800 hours, channel 68, daily
• Grenada - 0730 hours, channel 66 (International), Monday through Saturday
Note: If the 66 repeater is unavailable listen on the alternate channel 69
• Chaguaramas, Trinidad - 0800 hours, channel 68, daily
• Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela - 0745 hours, hours, channel 72 as available
• Curaçao - 0745 channel 72, Monday through Saturday


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