Destinations

Destinations: Looking for information for your next cruising destinations? Whether you’re planning a sail in the Caribbean or summering in Newport, our destinations resources will help you plan the perfect excursion. Our expansive cache of destination information includes Monthly regional reports filled with seasonal tips and travel itineraries,  Local knowledge on great boating locales, Cruiser resources—complete with photos, Insider tips, marina information and more!

Ocean Reef, a residential club unlike any other

Ocean Reef Club Convenient to the Bahamas and encompassed by the famed waters of the Florida Keys, Ocean Reef Club’s 175-slip marina is nothing short of world class. One of finest marinas…

Southern Boating & Regal Boats Trip to the Bahamas

A Regal Crossing A trip to the Bahamas was the perfect way for Regal Boats to introduce its latest models.  When Regal Marine Industries thought about where to do a photo shoot to…

Chartering in the Windward Islands

Chartering in the Windward Islands This string of Southern Caribbean islands is perfect for those who’ve already cruised the USVI and BVI. The seven-square-mile island of  Bequia is a destination Rolf “Erik”…

Changes in Bahamas Travel Testing Requirements

TRAVEL PROTOCOLS & REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BAHAMAS Below are the procedures currently required by the Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas for the entering the country. We will continue to add…

New Relaxed Travel Protocols for Bahamas

Effective Immediately – the requirement for a travel health visa for inter-island travel within The Bahamas has been removed. Other important updates include: Vaccinated persons travelling inter-island from New Providence and Grand…

Cruising the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast

Go with the Flow Cruising the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast Along the Louisiana-Mississippi coastline, there’s a palpable hum having nothing to do with barges, drilling rigs, or signal horns. The musical…

Grand Caribbean Marinas acquires Villa Marina in Puerto Rico

Grand Caribbean Marinas establishes itself as a powerhouse in the Caribbean and the United States. Grand Caribbean Marinas, part of the Bacalia Group, a business group that operates subsidiaries in different sectors…

Fishing in the Bahamas goes PAPERLESS

Fishing in the Bahamas goes PAPERLESS All-New Permit & Payment Options Make Fishing in The Bahamas Faster and Easier Anglers heading to the Bahamas by boat can now easily apply and pay…

Bahamas Bonefishing

Bahamas Bones There’s nothing like experiencing bonefishing in the Bahamas firsthand. Bahamas bonefishing. It’s a simple alliteration that conjures marvelous visions of silver flashes slicing though beautifully pristine, calf-deep waters, a brightly…

The Unmistakable Grand Bahama

Americans can once again go to the Bahamas, and when you do, don’t skip Grand Bahama. Too many yachtsmen clear into the Bahamas at West End and then blow through on their…

Staniel Air’s Bucket List Day Tour

Over the past year, we’ve all had a bit more “reality” than might be ideal. An escape from it, even briefly, is wildly overdue. Enter Staniel Air and the Bahamas “Bucket List…

Conchin’ Out

Say the word Bahamas and what comes to mind? Many will picture big marlin or gin-clear waters or sugary beaches, or simply sitting in the cockpit enjoying a warm trade wind while…

Top 5 Dive Sites

Top 5 Dive Sites

Top 5 Dive Sites It goes without saying that the ocean has endless spots to explore and dive. From Central America to Indonesia, SCUBA nuts will all have their take on the…

Big Changes in Bahamas Travel as of November 1, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism and Aviation released the next phase of its plan to bring tourism back to The Bahamas. Beginning 1st November, The Bahamas removed the mandatory “Vacation in Place” requirement…

Lighthouses of the Outer Banks

Lighthouses of the Outer Banks The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a string of barrier islands jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean. Beyond them are the treacherous waters of “The Graveyard…