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Abacos Sailing

These islands are a great cruising ground and have charter boat options too. So if you want to try Bahamas cruising this might just be the spot!

UPDATE: We revisited these islands summer 2014 and hauled out at the excellent Green Turtle Cay - Abaco Yacht services. Here are links to our newsletters.

Bahamas - Green Turtle Cay and Boat Yard Fun
How to Find a Good Boatyard while Cruising
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We visited the Abacos in June and filmed in Hopetown.
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The lighthouse keeper showed us how the old light is still lit the old way!
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Boatbuilding is a tradition here still carried on.
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We had a summer storm pass through but no real worries in the protected harbour at Man-O-War Cay.
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Also nice snorkelling here! Got some good footage of Cuttlefish.


The Cruising Guide to Abaco - very detailed on Abaco and North Eleuthera
Yachtsmans Guide to the Bahamas - Published annually since 1950!
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Don't be surprised if after a couple of episodes you find yourself trying to figure out a way to go cruising yourself.
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