To most the islands of the Bahamas are equated with paradise. The never ending sun, friendly people and world class fishing make this one of the most popular boating destinations worldwide. Easy to access for short trips off Florida’s coast, getting there for short or long stays is a breeze. With a little bit of insight and local knowledge, navigating the clear and shallow waterways will be easy, fun and memorable for the entire family. Southern Boating has strong roots in the Bahamas and prides itself on providing the best information for boaters headed to this region. Browse the Bahamas section of our website to learn more about the upcoming fishing tournaments, places to stay, recreation, safety tips, local hangouts and much more.
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A bit of American History in Eleuthera

A little-known yet fascinating bit of 20th century United States history lies partially hidden in the steadily encroaching forest behind a beautiful Atlantic beach...
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All That Jazz

Bahamian Jazz takes center stage this spring. At Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, from March 29th to April 2nd, the annual All That Jazz festival will bring...
Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

Hurricane Matthew Updates, Snake Cay and other Bahamian Updates

On October 6th and 7th, 2016, Hurricane Matthew roared northward through the central Bahamas leaving a trail of damage behind. The storm was at Category...
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Little Farmer’s Cay, Exumas

Winter may be here, but the Bahamas are still warm and buzzing. Don't despair in the winter blues-- there are Bahamian festivals to attend,...
Exploring Eleuthra

Exploring Eleuthera and the Out Islands

There's much to see when exploring Eleuthera. Eleuthera is one of the better-known Out Islands and frequently serves as a jumping off point or first...