Explore sheltered harbours, easy sailing areas, and deserted islands

About this program

This is a 7 day sailing trip starting and ending in Marsh Harbour.

Please note that all restaurants and activities listed are only suggestions, and are not included in the price. The trip can be changed according to your wishes, meaning stops can be added or removed.

About the route

Starting point: Marsh Harbour

About: If you start from Marsh Harbor, which is a good choice, you have several marinas on your disposal. You will have the chance to explore the heart of the Caribbean.

Bahamas are perfect destination for sailors because of its sheltered harbours and bays, easy sailing areas, and unspoiled islands. There are many territories in the Bahamas where fishing is not allowed and those are perfect spots for diving and snorkeling. Meet the legendary swimming pigs, three-foot iguanas, sea turtles, friendly nurse sharks and the colourful world of fishes from your own private yacht.

 

Itinerary

Day 1
Marsh Harbour

Marsh Harbour is a town in Abaco Islands, the third largest in Bahamas. It is also a shipbuilding and commercial center.

Activities
Scuba diving & snorkelling
Kayaking in the open shallows and virgin mangrove habitat rich in wildlife
Gastronomy
Island Bakery, very casual
Cracker P’s Bar and Grill
Wally’s fine Dining
Day 2
Hope Town, Elbow Cay

Go and sail to Hope Town on Elbow Cay. Hope Town has the picturesque coloured houses typical of the Bahamas.

Activities
Visit iconic red and white striped lighthouse. It is possible to climb to the top of the lighthouse and take in the views
Yannie Malone Historical Museum, the best place on the island to catch a little of the history of Hope Town and the Abaco Islands
You can rent a bike, great for anyone who is not in a rush and want a better understanding of the Elbow Cay Bahamas environment
Gastronomy
On Da’ Beach
Firefly Grill& Bar
Cap’n Jack’s
Day 3
Man-O-War Cay

If you’re looking for an INCREDIBLE place to take the family … THIS IS IT! Totally safe, relaxing, comfortable, and friendly. Over on Man-O-War Cay, there is a long boat building history, and there are still many handmade boats on the island. The island has a small population and a very quaint atmosphere.

Activities
Activities for the whole family. Snorkelling, swimming, walking, hiking…
Check out the Gospel Chapel
Joe’s Place for nice gifts
Gastronomy
Hibiscus café
Cracker’s P’s Bar and Grill
Dock & Dine
Day 4
Great Guana Cay

One of the best snorkeling places and diving spots in the entire Caribbean. Approximately 150 people live on the island, mostly along the five and a half mile long stretch of beach

Activities
Enjoy on seven miles long beach Guana Beach
Explore the underwater sea park
Play golf or rent a bike
Gastronomy
Nipper’s Beach bar & grill
Lorraine’s caffe
Kidds Cove Seafood bar & grill
Day 5
Green Turtle Cay

Further north, you will reach Green Turtle Cay. This island is named after the turtles than inhabit the area

Activities
Visit museum featuring the paintings of Albert Lowe, a famous artist from the island
Diving, swimming, beach combing
Gastronomy
Green Turtle Club and Marina
Pineapples Bar and Grill
The Wrecking Tree
Day 6
Ambergris Cay, Bonefish Cay & Powell Cay

From Green Turtle Cay you can sail further north to explore some of the uninhabited out islands such as Ambergris Cay, Bonefish Cay, High Cay and Powell Cay

Activities
Relax and swim, make snorkelling, walk or just lie down and read a book
Gastronomy
Prepare a nice sea food dinner onboard and enjoy the scenery
Day 7
Treasure Cay

A parcel of land connected to Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas

Activities
On the journey back to Marsh Harbour, it is worth stopping at Treasure Cay where there is an excellent golf course and more splendid beaches
Visit Abaco ceramics shop
Gastronomy
Touch of class
Treasure sands club
Coco Beach bar & grille
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Picking a boat type

Picking out the type of boat to go with will generally come down to your budget, the group size, and preferred method of sailing. Moreover, different sailboats available can be chartered independently or with a fully-staffed crew.

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Sailboat
2-12 people
Choose a Sailboat if you are an active traveler or you’re looking for a romantic getaway. Sailboat offer the classic sailing experience and tend to vary in size from 30 up to 64 feet
Starting from 160 EUR per day
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Catamaran
2-12 people
Catamaran is a top choice if you’re looking for a smoother sailing experience compared to sailboats. Since the size ranges from 38 to 70 feet, this is a right vessel for bigger groups or families.
Starting from 500 EUR per day
Motor yacht
2 – 12 people
Depending on what you’re looking for, you may find motor yachts from one up to five cabins and their size tend to range from 30 to 100 ft. These beautiful vessels are perfect for a luxurious touch on sailing vacation
Starting from 500 EUR per day

Have a question? We have the answer!

You ask yourself what kind of boat to choose? Which places to visit? We have answers to those questions and many more. So don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today!