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Great Guana Cay

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 01-May-2009

 We sailed the Abacos for one month. The best sailing grounds. Clean water, moderate waves, good wind, plain fun. Best guide to use I found is Guide to Abaco, Bahamas, Steve Dodge. Part of my book A Family Of Six At Sea, crossing the Atlantic on a cement boat,  also describes the Bahamas.
Werner [ Princess Del Mar ] 01-Apr-2009
We need some first hand accounts from people that have visited this area.

I have mapped out a 1 week cruise here based on this article from www.sailonline.com.
Howard [ Just Imagine ] 06-Mar-2008

Spanish Cay (Town Dock)

Port of entry.

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 01-May-2009

Matt Lowes Cay (Anchorage)

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 07-Feb-2008

Manjack Cay (Anchorage)

Maptech Chart

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 02-Feb-2008

Powell Cay (Anchorage)

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 03-Feb-2008

Hope Town (Mooring)

Beautiful beach. Good snorkling on the reef.

The old lighthouse is worth a visit. One of the last kerosene operated lights.

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 03-Mar-2008

Tahiti Beach (Anchorage)

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 04-Mar-2008

Treasure Cay (Anchorage)

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 02-Mar-2008

Green Turtle Cay

We spent about 10 days here and throughly enjoyed our time there. Stayed first 3 nights at The Other Shore Club and Marina but moved over to Leeward Marina which was much nicer for about the same price. This was in Black Sound which is a bit difficult to enter with a shallow approach. We only draw about 3 1/2' but had to stay in the middle of the channel to avoid shallows. The town of New Plymouth is charming and although a bit pricey, you can get most anything you need there. Very nice beach on the East side of the Island. We did dinghy up to White Sound to the Turtle Cay Marnia which is quite nice and  would recommend it as well but a long way to town. Plenty of mooring in Black Sound and a lot of boats anchored West of New Plymouth - probably not able to make the shallow channel into the sound.
Steve & Linda [ Headin'South ] 01-Apr-2011
Howard [ Just Imagine ] 01-Feb-2008

Marsh Harbour (Anchorage)

Very good holding on fine, firm sand.
Howard [ Just Imagine ] 29-Feb-2008

Man O War Cay (Mooring)

The Albury's build their famous boats here.

Howard [ Just Imagine ] 05-Mar-2008

Good Abacos maps (Link)

Little Harbor bay (Anchorage)

Crab Cay (Anchorage)