Bahamas

George Town, Bahamas: Paradise Found

George Town, Bahamas: Paradise found. Photo by Rosie Burr

  Every year cruisers flock to George Town in the Exumas, some returning time after time. Stephen Pavlidis, the author of one of the ‘must have’ cruising guides to the area, calls George Town the ‘cruising mecca’ of the Bahamas. …

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Spearfishing: Catch of the Day

Spearfishing the Caribbean, Bahamas How-To

My wife Katie and I, along with our young daughter, Hoku, have spent the past six winters cruising in the Bahamas aboard our catamaran Makana. While Bahamian waters have a world-class reputation for sport fishing and we’ve had success with …

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Cruising the Ragged Islands

http://www.bahamas. co.uk/things-to-do/bahamas-Cruising the Ragged Islands: Johnson Cay. Photo by Rick Caroselli

It was our third attempt in as many years when we finally made it to the Ragged Islands. The third time was the charm. We’ve spent the last six winters cruising in the Bahamas and have been fortunate to have …

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Salty Dawg Cruising Rally and Atlantic Odysseys

Dawgs at Hog Heaven - Virgin Gorda BVI

As the well-established Salty Dawg Rally that goes from the US East Coast to the Bahamas and the Caribbean, continues to attract experienced offshore sailors, over in England three new transatlantic rallies, Odyssey I, Odyssey II, and the Barbados 50, …

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Message in a Bottle

Macy Barringer (6), Ben Barringer (4), Willy Gerritsen (6) and Charlie Gerritsen (5) all from St Thomas get ready to launch their ‘message in a bottle’ off the coast of Anegada

It’s the thing that childhood dreams are made of – a world of pirates, desert islands and treasure maps. And as seven children found out this summer adventure can be had with nothing more than an empty bottle, a piece …

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World Cruising Club Runs Three Atlantic Rallies This Fall

Caribbean 1500 - Nanny Cay resort and marina on Tortola British Virgin Islands. Photo: World Cruising Club

Whether you like passage-making or transatlantic sails, the Cowes, UK-headquartered World Cruising Club offers a rally that will put you in the sunny islands this winter. Here’s what’s new with the WCC’s three major Atlantic fall rallies.   ARC Caribbean …

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Regatta Time in Abaco

Courtesy of Regatta Time in Abaco

Congratulations to the South Florida participants in the 40th Anniversary Regatta Time in Abaco, July 3 – 11: Third Tri – Lonny Gellen – Lighthouse Point Alberbrile – Hector Arrillaga – Pompano Beach Tenacious – Richard Dwyer – Palm Beach …

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Mother Tubs Star in Regatta Time in Abaco

Dennis Gordon and the crew of Ice Man, overall winner among the Mother Tubs. Photo: David Ralph

Racers and cruisers flocked to the Abacos July 3rd -10th for the 40th anniversary Regatta Time in Abaco. What started as a way to raise money to enter an Abaconian fishing sloop in the Georgetown, Exuma, workboat races plus boost …

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Save $300 Staying at Resorts World Bimini

Resorts World Bimini.

As if boating to beautiful Bimini isn’t enjoyable enough, Resorts World Bimini is now offering a series of incentives to reward its loyal boating community!  Three offers are being provided to boaters who choose to stay with The Marinas at Resorts …

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Record-Catches at Bahamas Tournament

Tournament champion Brian Nelli with his dolphin fish. Photo by Jorge Bustamante

The 2015 Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament, Battle in the Bahamas, drew anglers from Canada, China and the United States who competed for $10,000 cash, trophies, prizes and an all-expense-paid trip to China. Snapper, dolphin fish, wahoo, blackfin tuna, grouper and …

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Visit Bimini for the Surf & Turf

Resorts World Bimini.

Getting away for the weekend just got sweeter in the Bahamas. Resorts World Bimini, a 750-acre beachfront resort and casino complex located in Alice Town on North Bimini Island, will open the second phase of its new luxury hotel later …

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It’s Summertime in the Bahamas

Photo courtesy of Rick and Helen Bell, s/v Symmetry III

What do I think about when I hear the word “summertime?”  I think of my boat in the Bahamas. Oh sure it’s hurricane season but for me it has always been the BEST time to be out there. While I’m …

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Fishing in the Bahamas

Photo by Pam Wall

I do not like to kill beautiful fish! But do I ever love to eat fish. While cruising in the Bahamas it is almost a sin not to have a fresh fish, or conch salad, or conch fritters, on your boat’s …

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Sign Petition to Support Two Bahamian National Parks

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Logo

The Bahamas is world-renown as an excellent bonefish fishery. In fact, the fishery is so popular for traveling anglers that the annual economic impact of the fishery exceeds $141 million. Yet the fishery will remain healthy only if the habitats …

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Wahoo Smackdown Series is Returning

Bimini Big Game Club Logo

Heading into its fourth wahoo fishing season, the popular Wahoo Smackdown Series is returning for its seventh engagement at the world renowned Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina. Tournament dates have been announced for November 12-14th 2015. Last November, a …

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My One Particular Island

Photo by Tommy Albury

I hope you have read enough in past All At Sea articles to realize some of the delights of cruising in the Bahamas. The gin clear water, the marvelous white sand beaches, the colorful reefs so full of live coral and …

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Out Islands of the Bahamas

Guana Sunset. Photo Credit: Barry Miller

At around this time of January every year I find myself setting out my goals for the following 12 months. Not to be confused with my pitiful New Year’s resolutions which have usually already been canned just hours after they …

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Bahamas Bound: Crossing The Tropic of Cancer

Our fleet of three finds safe anchorage as squally weather passes. Photo by Rosie Burr

The Tropic of Cancer is as far north as the sun travels above the equator during the summer months; it’s where the subtropics start before becoming more temperate further north. For several years we had talked about leaving the Eastern …

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