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Get Ready To Cruise The Bahamas!

Get Ready To Cruise The Bahamas!

Get Ready To Cruise The Bahamas covers 30 topics you need to know about for a great time in the Bahamas, all collected in one place to make it easy for you to prepare for your trip.

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Full price $39  helps me weather this storm
Half price $19.50 - I help you some; you help me some
Rock bottom $5 if you're really having a tough time

All material (except the photo album) is written. Checklists and downloads are included, as are links for items you need to sign up for or buy.

  • Introduction
    • Bahamas Photo Album
    • 15 Things to Know About Cruising the Bahamas
    • Ciguatera
  • Bahamas Re-Opening Requirements
  • Legalities
    • Pre-Departure Checklist
    • Insurance
    • Getting a Bahamas Pet Permit
    • The Q Flag
    • Checking In
    • Money
    • CBP ROAM App
  • Crossing the Gulf Stream, Charts & Cruising Guides
    • Crossing the Gulf Stream
    • Charts
    • Cruising Guides
  • Weather and Tides
    • Getting Weather Info
    • Bahamas Tides
  • Provisioning
    • Provisioning in General
    • Calculating Amounts to Buy
    • Have a Tiny Refrigerator?
    • Prescription Medicines
    • Fuel, Water, Propane
  • Communications: Internet, Calling & Texting
    • Bahamas Internet
    • VPNs (Virtual Private Networks)
    • Phone Calls When In the Bahamas
    • Communications Apps
    • inReach Satellite Communications
  • In Case of Emergency
    • Overview
    • Float Plan
    • Your Emergency Contacts
    • Your Ditch Bag
    • Medical Assistance/Evacuation

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Get Ready To Cruise The Bahamas includes membership in a private Facebook group to ask additional questions and get to know others headed to the Bahamas.

All this for just $39, or $49 bundled with Unwritten Rules Of The Cruising Life. Yes, it's ridiculously cheap for the time and frustration it will save you!

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Going to the Bahamas should be fun, not stressful! With this course, it is.

COVID-19 SPECIAL - PAY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD

Full price $39  helps me weather this storm
Half price $19.50 - I help you some; you help me some
Rock bottom $5 if you're really having a tough time


9 Modules

Introduction

A short introduction to this course:

  • Overview
  • Join the Facebook Group
  • Bahamas Photo Album
  • 15 Things to Know About Cruising the Bahamas
  • Ciguatera

Bahamas Reopening

The Bahamas are reopening Monday, June 15 for private boats, but with new regulations that must be followed or you'll be denied entry. Get the latest here.

Legalities

BE SURE to read the new COVID requirements for entry to the Bahamas! If they conflict with anything in this section, you must follow them.

Seven items to make your entry to the Bahamas smooth and enjoyable:

  • Pre-Departure Checklist to be sure you've got all the documents and other items you need
  • Insurance
  • How to get a Pet Import Permit if you are taking a pet
  • The Q Flag: how to fly it
  • Checking in: how to do it with the least amount of fuss
  • Money in the Bahamas
  • US CBP ROAM app for checking back into the US, regardless of your nationality

Crossing the Gulf Stream, Charts & Cruising Guides

Deciding where you want to go:

  • Planning a fast, safe and comfortable Gulf Stream crossing
  • Getting the best charts, electronic and paper
  • Up-to-date information on anchorages, marinas and ashore through cruising guides

Weather and Tides

Two important keys for staying safe:

  • Getting good weather information
  • Accurate tide and current data

Provisioning

A step-by-step plan to have exactly what you need:

  • Provisioning Realities
  • Calculating What and How Much to Buy
  • Have a Tiny Refrigerator? Don't Despair
  • Prescription Medicines
  • Fuel, Water, Propane

Communications: Internet, Calling & Texting

Staying connected in every way possible:

  • Internet Options
  • VPNs
  • Phone Calls
  • Communication Apps
  • inReach Satellite Communications

In Case of Emergency

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. Few people have serious problems on a trip to the Bahamas, but being prepared dramatically boosts the chances of a good resolution:

  • Overview
  • Float Plan
  • Your Emergency Contacts
  • Your Ditch Bag
  • Medical Assistance/Evacuation

Final Thoughts

Congratulations! You've completed Get Ready to Cruise the Bahamas!

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