Since the day they were first discovered by ship, the 700 islands of The Bahamas have increasingly become a magnet for sea vessels.
Fuel up. Chart a course. Uninhabited cays, hidden coves, annual regattas and modern marinas will enhance the voyage. With breathtaking scenery, variety and tranquillity within a single national coastal boundary, The Islands of the Bahamas attract over 100,000 boaters each year. Marine facilities range from state-of-the-art ports on the main islands to good and safe anchorages on the remote areas of the Out Islands. There are at least 63 active marinas with 3,140 slips, 12 boat repair yards, 6 bareboat charter companies and 34 ports of entry. Here's what you need to know before you reach port.