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    Sterling Global Financial gets preliminary go-ahead for US$350m Bahamas project

    2020-06-24T13:41:00Z

    Montage Cay and Marina will create nearly 3,000 jobs during the life of the project

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    Bahamas reopens for private yachts

    2020-06-17T15:02:00Z

    As of Monday this week, the Bahamas has reopened to private yachts and private aircraft. A full reopening of the islands, including international tourists, is set for July 1.

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    New marina projects planned for Bahamas and Costa Rica

    2020-04-03T14:58:00Z

    South Abaco island and Puerto Limon to get new facilities

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    Marinas remain open amid coronavirus fears – for now

    2020-03-16T14:49:00Z By Tony Esposito,

    The coronavirus pandemic has already taken a toll on the cruise industry, especially in the Caribbean where several destinations have placed a ban on all cruise ship calls for the remainder of the season. But superyacht marinas remain open and welcoming – with some cautions.

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    1st Bahamas Charter Show exceeds expectations

    2020-03-03T15:00:00Z

    The first-ever Bahamas Charter Show was held last weekend and organisers claim the participants exceeded expectations by 50%.

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    Bahamas to host Yacht Charter Show

    2020-02-04T14:57:00Z

    Citing the economic benefits of the yachting industry to the islands in general, and the role the yachting community played in hurricane recovery efforts, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has announced the first-ever Bahamas Charter Show, to be held 27 February to 1 March. The show will produced by ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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.