Bahamas

Bahamas
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.

Fall Brings Seasonal Closings

Seasonal closings begin in September and last until mid-November, causing a noticeable dearth of festivals and events at many venues throughout The Bahamas. This...
an image of the marina at Schooner Bay

The Marina at Schooner Bay, Great Abaco Island, Bahamas

Built in 2011 on Great Abaco in The Bahamas, Schooner Bay was fashioned as an authentic harbour village. This idyllic island offers unique restaurants, tranquil...

Autumn Festivals Kick Off an Active Event Season

October welcomes the national public holiday of Discovery Day-Columbus Day on October 12th, with weekend celebrations throughout the islands. As to the actual location...

Take care of sea grass and coral when you cruise and...

The Bahamian government is currently drafting new regulations—that include severe penalties—to protect coral throughout the islands. All vessels, from yachts to cruise ships, will...

Lobster Season Kicks off Late Summer Celebrations

Crawfish (aka lobster or bug) season begins this month (August 1-March 31) along with Emancipation Day weekend festivities on August 1-4, so the number...

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