Gommiers (gum tree boats) in Tartane

     The tartane that gave its name to the village is a mediterranean sailboat. But the fishers boats of Tartane are traditional gommiers with oars and motor. They are painted of varied colors, and baptized traditionally of names praising God, Virgin Mary and all saints.

Grand Rivière  Macouba

  Le Prêcheur               Marigot

                           Ste Marie    Tartane

 St Pierre   FondsStDenis               Caravelle

   Le Carbet         Gros Morne

Balata                     St Joseph                                            Le Robert


                         Le Lamentin  Le François

          Fort de France

                        Les Trois Ilets

                                                Le Vauclin


                         Ste Luce  Le Marin

                        Le Diamant

                                          Ste Anne