SailNet Community - View Single Post - Deader in the Bahamas/Is Nassau getting that dangerous?
View Single Post
Old 05-15-2013
JonEisberg JonEisberg is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 4,295
Thanks: 0
Thanked 153 Times in 137 Posts
Rep Power: 5
JonEisberg will become famous soon enough
Re: Deader in the Bahamas/Is Nassau getting that dangerous?

Originally Posted by TropicCat View Post
I've been to Nassau many times, and never had a bit of trouble. Is this a recent development?
The current level of risk definitely has been ratcheted up a bit in the last few years, the recession hurts there, as well, of course... The highly-publicized mugging of a busload of cruise ship passengers by an armed gang a couple of years ago seemed to be the tipping point...

I checked into the Bahamas last winter at Nassau Yacht Haven after not having stopped in Nassau for several years, they still couldn't have been more helpful and pleasant... And, Nassau harbor is a fascinating place, a walk around Potter's Cay is always worthwhile... Strolling around after dark, or leaving the confines of a marina with security, however, could definitely be asking for trouble...
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook