Great Abaco, Bahamas
The Abacos shaped like a boomerang covers from Walkers Cay to the north to Hole-in-the-Wall to the south, just 175 miles to the east of Palm Beach in Florida and 106 miles to the north of Nassau.
Begin the itinerary in the marine of Marsh Harbour and sail towards Elbow Cay, the most known of the colonial towns thanks to the famous lighthouse of 130 years of age. If you wish to tour around and get to know more of the local history, we recommend going for a walk to the peak of “Elbow Reef Lighthouse”.
Staying in Hope Town, you can observe moorings from Hope Town Marina where you can also find wonderful bars and restaurants such as Cap’n Jack’s and Harbor’s Edge. Around 3 miles to the south of the White Sound entrance, you will find “Abaco Inn”, one of the best options to have dinner in Abaco.
Begin the third day of the itinerary in Tahiti Beach, a perfect place to anchor the sailboat or catamaran. Tahiti Beach Bahamas is a peaceful option to spend time. You can sail to Tilloo Cay in the evening, just to the north, a deserted island with an astonished wild life.
The fourth day will begin sailing to the west to reach Sandy Cay, you will see the reefs building the sea park of Pelican Cays. Notice that you can be exposed to the Atlantic weather and its currents.
The Little Harbour town was founded as an art colony 60 years ago and it still conserves a fanciful design. Before exploring the town, immerse yourself in the nearest coral reef or explore the caverns to the west side of the port.
Man-O-War Cay is a relaxing opportunity of about 200 inhabitants many of them build boats for a living. Some suggestions to have lunch are “Dock & Dine” in Man-O-War Marina, “Hibiscus Café”, “Sally’s Take Away” and “Tamarind Tree Shoal”.
During the last day sail towards Great Guana Cay to land in the bay next to Grabes port. Enjoy the incredible beaches before going back to Abaco island, Bahamas.
The trade winds that blow almost continually throughout The Bahamas give the islands a warm agreeable climate, which varies little year round. The most refreshing time is from December through February when the temperature averages 70-75°F (21-24°C).
The rest of the year is a bit warmer with temperatures between 80-85°F (27-29°C).
The weather at this base is comparable to Miami, Florida; mostly sunny with some clouds.
Historical weather (Averages by month):
The tidal range in The Bahamas is up to 3.5 feet.
Client can obtain the weather situation at any time by listening to the maritime weather forecasts. Weather updates are given hourly during severe weather.