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  • US Coast Guard Southeast response to Bahamas

    Bahamas marinas ‘closing ranks’ following Hurricane Dorian


    Following the destruction of five marinas in the path of Hurricane Dorian that slammed the Bahamas in August, the Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) is “closing ranks” in an effort to hasten recovery, according to ABM executive director Basil Smith.

  • Hurricane Dorian

    Marine industry rallies for Bahamian relief


    Hurricane Dorian battered the east coast of the US and Canada over the weekend without nearly the force or destruction predicted earlier in the week. The devastation seems to have been largely in the Bahamas, where the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama suffered the worst from sustained winds of ...

  • US Coast Guard Southeast response to Bahamas

    Significant marine damage caused by Hurricane Dorian


    While reports of the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian over Great Abaco island, Grand Bahama island and other islands are only just filtering in, it is inevitable that significant damage will have been caused to the marine infrastructure of these two main islands, both important yachting locations.

  • News

    Bahamas targets US$50m in yacht charter fees


    The Bahamian government is focused on improving revenue and is targeting what one official calls the “low hanging fruit” of existing, uncollected revenue sources such as the island nation’s 4% yacht charter fee.

  • Condos and Marina - Courtesy of Studio Hillier

    New 'eco-friendly' Bahamas marina taking shape


    Extensive use of solar power and hydroponics add to eco crendentials of new 640-berth  Port St. George

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    MarineMax Vacations expands to Bahamas


    MarineMax Vacations has expanded its power catamaran charter operations to the Bahamas, where it will be operating from the Abaco Beach Resort in Marsh Harbour.

  • ABM Membership

    Bahamian Marinas initiative to increase boat traffic to the islands


    The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) has launched an initiative to drive more boat traffic to the island nation as well increase boating participation by its citizens. The Voyager program, unveiled at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), offers participants discounts, cruising guides and invitations to special events.