Bahamas, Boat Life

Cruising in the Bahamas

Bahamas Collage

We’ve spent two seasons cruising in the beautiful waters of the Bahamas. There’s a reason why the Bahamian islands are such popular cruising grounds – friendly people, crystal blue water, wonderful sailing, and lots to explore (both on land and in the water).

The first time we cruised in the Bahamas was in May 2015, right after we bought our sailboat, Tickety Boo. We sailed her to the Abacos on a shake-down cruise to see how the equipment and systems were working and, more importantly, what wasn’t working. We returned in 2017, spending five months exploring more of the Bahamas including the Abacos, the Exumas, the Berries, Cat Island, and Eleuthera.

If you want to know why we loved our time in the Bahamas so much, all you have to do is check out these pictures. It’s a truly magical place.

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Exploring Hope Town, Abacos.
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Enjoying a chicken dinner at a local church fair in Rock Sound, Eleuthera.
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Visiting The Hermitage on Cat Island.
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Going for a hike on Stocking Island, Exumas.
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Feeding one of the swimming pigs at Big Major’s Spot, Exumas.
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Taking our dinghy to shore and exploring one of the islands near Hoffman Cay, Berries.
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Watching locals racing at Black Point, Exumas.

Have you ever been to the Bahamas? If so, what did you enjoy the most?

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