Mauritius is a small island located in the Indian Ocean, (855 kilometres off the east coast of Madagascar) Africa being the nearest continent with Mombasa (Kenya) some 1800 kilometres away. The Republic of Mauritius comprises of the main island Mauritius, together with Rodrigues, St. Brandon Island, and Agalega Islands as its dependencies. Yacht charter in Mauritius is mainly around the main volcanic island covering an area of 1,865 km2 (720 sq. miles).
The coastline of 330 kilometres is almost entirely surrounded by one of the largest unbroken coral reefs in the world.
The Central Plateau reaches 800 m in altitude with the highest peak, Piton de la Riviere Noire hitting 828 m
The capital of Mauritius is Port-Louis and the official language of the country is English though French and Creole are widely spoken.
Cap Malheureux marina is located in the North of the island, at 4 kms of Grand Baie. Many services on the spot.
Cap Malheureux is yacht charter starting point to Coin de Mire, Ilot Gabriel, Pain de Sucre, Ile Plate, Ile d’Ambre, Pain de Sucre, Ile ronde, Ile aux Serpents, Riviere Noire, Port Louis.