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Surfing in the Bahamas and the Caribbean?

Does anyone here have any experience or insight to offer about surfing in the Bahamas and the rest of the Caribbean? I see that some spots have waves (Eluthera, Abaco, etc), and I am wondering about the preparation that should be involved with planning to anchor out in remote spots throughout the Bahamas (then later on the Caribbean) to surf.

Can I expect to be able to catch fish for dinner? Am I allowed to do that in the Bahamas? What kind of food should/can I pack for say, 8 months? I am really wondering about just how much a cruising couple could reasonably expect to "live off the land" (catching and consuming fish and other sea creatures, sea vegtables, foraging food that grows on land, etc)? Basically, what is the best way to be as self sufficient as possible while cruising remote Bahamian locations for an extended period? Is it "fish and rice" every night? That really doesn't sound so bad honestly..

Anyway, I'd appreciate any insight on how to prepare for an extended Bahamian surf searching trip of about 8 months. Would like to avoid crowded cruiser hotspots, remote is better. Help? Experience?





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chrisncate,

There was a thread around here somewhere on a surfing spot in the bahamas. Maybe try this in a google search window: "surfing site:sailnet.com" Leave the quotes off.

Let me know when you get there, I could bring a ton of supplies from the state in April, in exchange for 7 or 8 nights near a surf spot. That would help with the cruising budget. But really, I'm actually looking into a flight to Nicaragua or Costa Rica in April instead.

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