An image of boats in the sand at The Annual Bahamas Poker Run

Bahamas Poker Run

Spanish Wells Marine skiff

A look at Chub Cay, Then & Now

Chub Cay


The islands of The Bahamas are paradise. The never-ending sun, friendly people and world-class fishing make The Bahamas a popular boating destination. Whether cruising to Bimini for the weekend or planning an extended stay, Southern Boating has all the information you need. With a little bit of insight and local knowledge, navigating the clear waters can be fun and memorable for everyone aboard. Browse The Bahamas section of our website to learn more about upcoming fishing tournaments, places to stay, recreation, safety tips, local hangouts, and so much more.

Spanish Wells Marine skiff

For those who want to own a really fine boat and be part of a Bahamian tradition, Spanish Wells Boatworks of Riviera Beach, Florida,...

The gist on George Town, Great Exuma

There are two full-service outboard shops in George Town: Minns Water Sports and Brown’s Marine. Minns is a Yamaha dealer and Brown’s sells Suzukis....
diving with sharks at bimini shark lab

Diving with Sharks in Bimini Sharklab

Diving with sharks helps researchers in Bimini BIMINI LIES JUST 50 MILES off the south Florida coast, so it is a popular destination for boaters, as...

Go for the grand on Grand Bahama

While the majority of yachtsmen enter The Bahamas through Bimini, Cat Cay or simply clear in at West End and cruise on to the...
cruising on thanksgiving

Southern Hospitality for Cruisers

Seasonal cruisers make their way toward warmer weather late in November, and many will arrive in the Southeast by Thanksgiving, this year on November...