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Boatingin The Bahamas

There is no finer journey than the one that leads you to paradise. Whether you’re planning a quick there-and-back trip to Bimini or a leisurely island-hop across multiple islands, The Bahamas’ crystal-clear waters and warm temperatures make it an irresistible destination for boating.

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Boating Highlights

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Boating Flings

Think of Boating Flings as the Bahamian equivalent of a summer road trip. Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a caravan of participating boaters trail behind a lead boat, and a sweep at the rear of the flotilla ensures that no one gets left behind. 

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Deep Sea Fishing

Wherever you find yourself in The Bahamas, you're never far from world-class fishing. Hire a local captain or set out on your own in search of the big predators.

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Day Charters

In The Bahamas, you might rent a boat before you rent a car. Spend a day out on irresistible blue waters—on your own or with the trusted guidance of a local captain—stopping to spot sea turtles, starfish, or a sandbar as it becomes visible.  

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Island Hopping

Chart your course to explore more of our island nation. Sail from Freeport down to Inagua, or spend some time in The Exumas or The Abacos. Wherever you choose to venture, you'll find a marina ready to welcome you.

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Marinas

Throughout The Bahamas, you’ll find well-equipped marinas with all the boating and docking essentials for boats of all sizes and stays of any length.

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Upcoming Events

Find an upcoming Boating Fling, sign up, and set sail for paradise.

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Top 10 Boating Tips

Ready to boat in The Bahamas? We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 things you’ll need to know.

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Pack Your Reels

The waters of The Bahamas have long been known for their bounty. Fish to your heart’s content, year round.

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$300 Boating Fuel Credit

If you’re cruising to the Out Islands, take advantage of the $300 Boating Fuel Credit available at participating resorts and marinas.

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We’re Just Next Door

A mere 50 nautical miles from Florida’s coast, The Bahamas awaits.

Easier Permits & Payments

Now you can apply and pay for your Bahamas cruising/boating permit online.

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Experience The Bahamas by Superyacht

InDepth Bahamas, a Superyachts.com magazine, offers a complete guide to luxury yachting in The Islands of the Bahamas.

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Sweet Cat Island

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Bimini

Poetry in Stone

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A World of Wonder

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An Artful
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SPIRITED ENDEAVOURS

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A Boater's Summer Fling

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A Culinary Revolution

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In True Bahamian Fashion

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Islands On The Fly

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The Albury Family

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Where The Artists Gather

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Fishing For The Big Catch

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A Fly Fishing Dream

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Bahamas BEATS

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Exploring a Deep-Sea Frontier

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Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park

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An Island Hopping Story

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Androsia Hand Made Batik

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The Last Light of Its Kind

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A Once-In-A-Lifetime Day

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The Hidden Coast

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People to People Experience

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Fly Away to Lenny's Bahamas

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You & Me Between the Cays

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Junkanoo, A Celebration

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“Fly Away” With Junkanoo

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The Conch Shacks

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An Island Full of Holes

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Something Blue, A Sandbar Wedding

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A Garden of Marvel

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All Day Fish Fry

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This is Nassau

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Naturally Majestic Queen's Highway

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A Race Across Dunmore

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Top 10 Boating Tips

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