The Bahamas
2
Sailing experience level
29 °C
Average temperature(Jun-Sept)

Our Abacos base and Conch Inn Hotel are temporarily closed, our Exumas base in Nassau is open.  Our Holiday Planners are available for any questions at 021 200 1837.

Please be aware that additional entry requirements and restrictions may still apply for this destination.

Beaches, bays, blissed-out sailing

Sailors love the Bahamas for its sheltered harbours, easy-to-challenging sailing areas, and pristine, deserted islands. Within many of its protected territories where fishing is prohibited, you’ll find the most enchanting diving and snorkeling. Stretches of mangroves play home to wildlife on sea and land. Legendary swimming pigs and three-foot iguanas greet you on white-sand beaches that dot the Caribbean islands, while sea turtles, friendly nurse sharks and colourful fish swim with you below the surface. A traditional vacation on land pales in comparison to seeing the world from your own private yacht.

Experienced sailors will enjoy the challenging Exumas sailing area that presents shallow waters, a long passage from the base and occasional heavy seas. Choose The Bahamas if you’re looking for year-round Summer-like temperatures and a private escape from the beaten path. 

Bareboat itineraries

Set sail on your own private yacht with a bareboat charter holiday in The Bahamas. Offering one of the world’s largest barrier reefs, a quarter of the world’s coral lying just beneath the surface, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, these islands are a favourite among families.

Please note: Current itinerary options may vary due to government COVID-19 travel regulations in this destination.

The Bahamas one-week bareboat

  • Shipwreck diving
  • Stunning island beauty
  • Fishing and water sports
  • Bright sand, verdant jungles
  • Colonial towns, island attitude
  • Unforgettable snorkelling and diving
Itinerary details

Experience required

Sailing experience level
3
At least 20 days or 400 miles as skipper on an equivalent size yacht

Our intermediate sailing destinations, Level 2 and 3 sailing areas offer a greater challenge for sailors more comfortable on the open water. Enjoy strong winds and longer spells of open water sailing, suitable for more experienced skippers.

Skippered Holiday

Try a skippered holiday

  • Relax and let your skipper take charge
  • Be as hands on or laid back as you like
  • Learn from an expert skipper
  • Gain local knowledge and recommendations
  • Peace of mind and safety on the water
  • Discretion and privacy when you need it
Learn more

Sailing conditions

Max temp
(°C)
Min temp
(°C)
Avg precipitation
(mm)
Avg wind speed
(knots)
Dominant wind direction
Rocky Bay/Elbow Cay (Abaco)
January25177015E
February25177014ESE
March26187015E
April27198012NE
May292216015E
June312318010E
July322422013SSE
August322420011SE
September312420012E
October302214011ENE
November282110019NE
December26188014E

Address

Sunsail Bahamas

PO Box AB20469

Marsh Harbour

Abacos, The Bahamas

Base opening hours

Mon-Sun: 7.30-18.00

Nearest airport
Marsh Harbour International