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  • US Coast Guard Southeast response to Bahamas
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    Bahamas marinas ‘closing ranks’ following Hurricane Dorian

    2019-10-16T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Marine industry rallies for Bahamian relief

    2019-09-09T13:25:00Z

    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
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    Significant marine damage caused by Hurricane Dorian

    2019-09-06T08:27:00Z

    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.

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    Bahamas targets US$50m in yacht charter fees

    2019-05-22T14:06:00Z

    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.

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    New 'eco-friendly' Bahamas marina taking shape

    2019-04-25T08:24:00Z

    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

    2019-02-22T08:09:00Z

    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.

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    Bahamian Marinas initiative to increase boat traffic to the islands

    2018-11-06T11:43:00Z

    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.