Best Sailing Route: FL to George Town, Bahamas (Video Cruising Guide)

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A step-by-step sailing route from south Florida to George Town, Bahamas, including some of the best places to stop along the way. This is the route we recommend to Rudy and Carol, who are sailing to the Bahamas for the first time this year. No overnight sailing, no hassle in Nassau.

This guide includes approaches, anchoring locations and activities for:
• Bimini – customs and immigration, BTC, provisioning
• Gun Cay – hermit crabs, beaches, rays and lighthouse
• Bahama Bank, Morgan’s Bluff, Frazer Hog Cay
• New Providence (Nassau)
• Rose Island
• Gilligan’s Island
• Allen’s Cay – rock iguanas, drift dive
• Norman’s Cay – including a sunken airplane, Whale’s Tail dive and low tide beach walk
• Exuma Land & Sea Park – Sea Aquarium near Bell Island, and low-tide beach walk
• Big Major’s Spot – Pig Beach, Thunderball Grotto
• Staniel Cay – Staniel Cay Yacht Club
• Musha Cay – private
• Lee Stocking Island – abandoned research station
• George Town, Exuma – anchoring locations, amenities, VHF radio net and social life

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