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  1. bluewater pocket cruiser

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    I'd like to buy a sailboat that I can tow with my Suburban 2500 and launch from the trailer in Ft. Lauderdale and sail to the Bahamas safely. I'd be going SCUBA diving so easy access to the water would be ideal. Any suggestions?
  2. Crew wanted: Puerto Rico to Turks and Caicos

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Hi, I'm looking for one crew member to help me make a passage from the west coast of Puerto Rico (Boquerón or Mayaguez) up to the Caicos island of Providenciales (~450 nm). We would depart PR during the first weather window starting April 10th. Ideally potential crew would fly into San Juan...
  3. What Questions Would You Want Answered?

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    My hubby and I quit our jobs a couple of years ago and cruised the Caribbean and Bahamas for a year. We're going to be doing a webinar on how to prepare to cruise the Caribbean and Bahamas on a sailboat (to help those of you out that are aiming to do the same thing we did). What questions would...
  4. Couple and a toddler, which boat to look for?

    Cruising and Sailing with Children
    The Crew: Young couple and a Toddler The Plan: Live and cruise for 2-3 years through the Bahamas and Caribbean Boat budget: $30k Boat Size: Under 35' ideally Experience: New to cruising; Sailed a 22 footer for 4 years in Biscayne Bay. Requirements: A boat that can be single-handed if needed A...
  5. florida to nassau, looking for a ride

    Caribbean Islands
    hi, I'm trying to get back to my cross trimaran in nassau with an outboard, bicycle and other sailing gear will share expenses and crew duty please call jeff at 941 735 5330 thanks
  6. Crew Available for trip to Bahamas

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Anyone headed down to the Bahamas and looking for a competent deckhand / mate to help out with the trip? Well, the semester is just about over, and it's time to start thinking about heading back home to the Bahamas. I'm currently a student at the College of Charleston, trying to find a ride...
  7. Bahama traffic

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello, I have questions about traffic I guess. How often do you actually run into people out of port? Local/Gov officals? If I do not land in the bahamas and cruise through is it mandatory to check it? I've searched and its a bit muddled to me.. If it is posted and I missed it, I apologize...
  8. Future Sailor?

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello, I joined this site as I wish to learn to sail and then potter around this small planet utilizing the abundant water supply. I live in Northerly Palm Beach county near to the Loxahatchee river and to begin with am thinking of taking a one week live-aboard sailing course in order to get...
  9. Looking for crew member: Florida, Bahamas, and Caribbean

    Crew Wanted/Available
    I'm sailing south; my journey began in Maryland and Im looking to spend the winter in The Bahamas and the Caribbean and return to Florida next spring. As of 11/08/2013 I am in the Jacksonville area. From 11/10/2013 to 11/12/2013 I'll bein St. Augustine. After that various stops along the coast...
  10. U.S.-Bahamas, Crossing the Stream

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Good morning, My father and I have just completed leg 1 of our journey, taking our '98 Dufour 45 classic down the Chesapeake, through the ICW to Charleston, SC. We're taking a two weeks off to perform boat maintenance, plan, etc. Knowing that a north wind makes the Gulf Stream nearly...
  11. Day or two trip to Nassau, Bahamas

    Crew Wanted/Available
    I am currently doing courses and intend to sail a boat back from Florida to Nassau. As I know its quite the undertaking I am looking for anyone who has significant experience and would like to come along at no cost to you to The Bahamas. Currently the timeframe im looking at is Monday Sep 9 to...
  12. Crew wanted - nc - fl - bahamas

    Crew Wanted/Available
    :):laugher Experienced captain on well-equipped 38’ sailboat looking for crew from NC to Florida, then on to the Bahamas this fall. Prefer fit female 50-65, but will consider other. Single person only due to limited space. Sailing experience desirable. Good sense of humor a must. Captain has...
  13. Mayaguana Island, Bahamas

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Is anyone familiar with the entrances to Abraham Bay, and fuel availability, on Mayaguana Island.
  14. Corpus Christie to The Bahamas!

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hey y'all! We are a couple guys who bought a Hunter 340 In Corpus Christie, TX about 4 weeks ago with the intention of sailing to the Bahamas, and, with any luck, down through the Virgin Islands. At the time, we had very little sailing experience, but we are quickly learning the ropes. So far...
  15. Bahamas Trailer Sailing Logistics

    Announcements and Suggestions Box
    I want to sail my trailerable boat to the Bahamas from Florida, and I have some questions about logistics. I don't live in Florida. So, I'm not familiar with the departure points. Hence, first set of questions - what are some good options for departure points in Florida that: 1-have a launch...
  16. Sailing outside on the East Coast

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am sailing from Michigan to Puerto Rico this fall and I am too tall to go the ICW below Norfolk. I plan to come out the NY harbor about mid Oct and get down as far as time allows me before returning home for a month. I hope to make Virginia Beach.I plan to be back at the boat Nov 25. I do not...
  17. Can I sail to the Bahamas with NO experience?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I'm 23 years old. My girlfriend and I are bored and looking for a tropical adventure. I've come up with a few ideas but the one I'm most seriously looking into the feasibility of, is buying a sailboat and spending like 6-12mth just cruising down the Bahamas; gaining more experience along the...