Bahamas Cruisers Guide

Updated: 20 September 2019; Edition: 2020-2

Post - Hurricane Dorian Edition

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Hurricane Dorian, 1 September 2019, as it makes landfall on Elbow Cay, Abacos as a Class 5 Hurricane with sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts to 220 mph on Sunday Afternoon (NOAA GOES-East).

Bahamas Cruisers Guide
A Directory of Services, Facilities, and Attractions for Cruisers Throughout the Bahamas


Now is the time to come to the aid of the People of the Bahamas!

What you can do:

1. Send badly needed cash to reputable entities who are working on-site.

2. Cruise to the Bahamas in the 2019 - 2020 Season!

  • The People of the Bahamas need continued tourist income to maintain their economy
  • The majority of the Islands, Cays, and Resorts of the Family Islands and Nassau are undamaged and open for business.
  • While the Abacos and Grand Bahama overcome the devastation, explore the Family Islands to keep their economy going and create jobs for those displaced from the Abaco and Grand Bahamas

Note: See New Webpages for more Information:
Dorian & Bahamas

  • The Bahamas Cruisers Guide will report on the status of all affected areas as information becomes available.


  • Caution! The USCG has recommended that the Abacos and Grand Bahama areas are not safe for any vessel traffic except for emergency vessels

  • In all of the sub-areas of the Abacos and Grand Bahama covered by this guide, all support services for cruisers / recreational boaters are no longer in operation — except for a very few essential services.
  • See new Dorian & Bahamas sections of the Guide for
    • Details of how Cruisers can provide assistance to the wonderful but beleaguered Bahamians.
    • Status and recovery information
    • Information on Dorian - the Storm

Updated: 18 August 2020; Version: 2020-7

Index of Areas Covered by Island Group / Island

  • See Topics Covered for information tracked by the Bahamas Cruisers Guide for geographic locations.
  • Click on a location below to view its directory of information.

Abacos See Caution

Acklins Island
Berry Islands
Cat Cay
Cat Island
Conception Island
Crooked Island
Grand Bahama Island See Caution
Great Inagua
Jumentos Cays & Ragged Islands
Little San Salvador
Long Island
New Providence
Rum Cay
San Salvador