About the Marina | Cruising Grounds | Around the Base | Provisioning | Things to Do | Water Toys & Sports

Whether this is your fifth trip or the first of many, we want you to feel at home when you're at a Moorings base. At Marina Engenho, we welcome you to explore the base amenities in Paraty before boarding and setting sail from the base.

About the Marina

Rod. Rio-Santos (BR101) km 576
23970-000 - PARATY - RJ - BRASIL
Marina do Engenho

Paraty base map

Base Hours 
8 am - 5 pm daily.         

Marina Facilities

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Cruising Grounds

Experience Level
A formal sailing licence is mandatory to charter here. Review the power or sail requirements for Brazil while planning your holiday. Please contact our Holiday Planners at 888.952.8420 if you have any questions.

Cruising Area Restrictions 
This information is covered in the chart briefing. Restinga da Marambaia’ is a Military restricted area and does not allow entrance into this area. The bay of Ilha Grande has navigational limits (sheltered waters) that are restricted.

Restricted night navigation.

Charts & Pilot Books
All the charts and pilot books you will need for the sailing area are issued at your chart briefing.  

Nighttime Sailing 
You must be moored at least one hour before sunset. Night Sailing is not allowed without permission from the base manager. The decision to allow night sailing is based on your skill level and can be requested in advance. You will need to fill out the Sailing or Power cv for the base to review but we cannot guarantee approval.

Cruising Permits & Taxes
No permits and taxes are required.

Moorings Fees & Taxes
No fees and taxes are required.

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Around the Base


Pousada Literaria
Address: Rua do Comercio, nº 362, Centro Historico Paraty – RJ, 23970-000
phone: (24) 3371 1568

Pousada da Marquesa
Address: R. Dona Geralda, 292 - Centro Histórico, Paraty - RJ, 23970-000
phone: (24) 3371-1263

Pousada Porto Imperial
Address: Rua Tenente Francisco Antonio, S/N – Centro Historico Paraty – RJ.
phone: (24) 3371 2323

Villa Del Rey
Address: R. Cinco, 2 - Portal de Paraty, Paraty - RJ, 23970-000
phone: (24) 2404-5628

Pousada Don Ruan
Address: Av. Candido Portinari, 156 - Portal das Artes, Paraty - RJ, 23970-000
phone: (24) 3371-2920

Pousada do Príncipe
Address: Av. Roberto Silveira, 801 - Centro, Paraty - RJ, 23970-000
phone: (24) 3371-2266

In the centre of Paraty there is a house of exchange, and agencies of the bank of Brazil / Bradesco and Itau bank.

Post Office 
Located 3 miles from the base.

On the main avenue of Paraty, Centro Historico, tourtists can find many restaurants and souvenir stores.

Great shopping can be found along Centro Historico.

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The Moorings Provisioning
Online Provisioning is not available in this destination.

Located approximately 3 miles from the base is:

Supercarlão Supermarket
Address: Av Roberto Silveira, Parque Ipe. Paraty – RJ
Phone: (24) 3372 1950
Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Things to Do

The use of flying drones may be restricted in some areas. For current drone regulations in this destination, please visit https://www.uavsystemsinternational.com/drone-laws-by-country/brazil-drone-laws.

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Water Toys & Sports

For your convenience, you can add water toys to your charter prior to arrival at the base. They will be waiting on your boat upon arrival. You are able to rent these at the base; please keep in mind that we have limited availability. For more information, please view our Water Sports Options.

Scuba diving  
Scuba Diving is not permited off the boat. Rendezvous dives can be arranged directly with Pousada Náutilus directly. Website: nautilusilhagrande.com.br
Phone: (24) 99858-2995
E-mail: [email protected]

The Moorings provides snorkelling gear (flippers, masks & snorkels) for all charters for your pleasure. Children's sizes are very limited; you may wish to pack your own snorkelling gear. 

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For more information on what's included on your yacht, please view the full list here for Bareboat Charters or here for Crewed Charters.

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