Yacht Charters in
Laid-back and friendly people, beutiful coral reefs and isolated cays are all part of a Bahamas yacht chater, but there’s so much more. Sailing in Abacos is a relaxing vacation for entire family.
Currency: U.S. Dollar and Bahamian Dollar
How to get Bahamas:
Marsh Harbour Airport. It’s only 1 hour flying from South Florida.
Servicing Arilines: US Air, American Eagle, Bahamas Air, Continental Connection and many charter airlines.
Transfers from the airport to the base are not included. The cost of a one-way transfer from the APT to the base is $8USD per person.
The tidal range in Bahamas is up to 3.5 feet. A copy of the tidal charts is provided in the client’s charter folder at the base.
Due to the shallow nature of these waters it is important that close attention is paid to the tide while underway as well as entering and departing harbours.
The dominant winds
Winter: NE 5 – 20 knots. Occasional cold fronts pass through bringing stronger winds from the West.
Summer: SE 5 – 20 knots. Occasional afternoon thunderstorms bring stronger winds and brief showers.
High temperatures range from 75 F (23 C) in January through to 95 F (35 C) in August. Temperatures can dip into the 60’s (16 C) with the occasional cold front in winter.
°C Max °C Min
January 25 18
February 25 18
March 26 19
April 27 21
May 29 22
June 31 24
July 32 25
August 32 25
September 31 24
October 29 23
November 28 22
December 26 19
7 days – Marsh Harbour Standard
Day 1: Marsh Harbour to Man O’War Cay. Take a walk around Hope Town. Visit the lighthouse, shop at the local stores. A short sail takes you to Man O’War Cay. Divers could stop at Johnny’s Cay on the way. Visit the boat bulding shops; take advantage of the local bakeries. Dinner ashore.
Day 2: Man O’War Cay to Fisher’s Bay. A morning walk on Man O’War could take you over to the ocean side of the island with your mask and snorkel. Head out for Guana Cay. Stop at Fowl Cay for snorkeling on the way. Anchor at Fisher Bay and head over to Nippers for dinner and relaxing in their 2 level pools.
Day 3: Fisher’s Bay to Baker’s Bay. Go ashore to see the settlement before heading up to Bakers Bay. Anchor for the night and explore the beach. There is a short trail takes you over the island to the ocean side. Dinner onboard.
Day 4: Baker’s Bay to Green Turtle Cay. Head up to Green Turtle Cay. Anchor off the settlement or go up into White sound. Explore the settlement with its quite museum and local stores.
Day 5: Green Turle Cay to Treasure Cay. Either anchor in the harbor or tie up at their 1st class marina. Ashore you will find a beautiful beach and resort. Snorkel off the beach or for those who want to golf, this is the place.
Day 6: Head from Green Turtle Cay to Matt Lowes Cay for the last night onboard. Stopping to swim at lunch in the Sea of Abaco. You will be able to see the lighthouse at Hope Town sending its signal to mariners as a great memory of this trip.
Day 7: Pick up the anchor early to return to the base, departing your vessel by 10 AM.