Bahamas luxury yacht charter

A quilt of emerald isles and shimmering white cays, The Bahamas offers unparalleled cruising and tropical beauty in the Caribbean, from the Abacos to the Exumas. Embark on a luxury yacht charter in The Bahamas and explore dazzling reefs, secluded beaches and deserted islands offering pristine diving and swimming spots.

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Bahamas yacht season and weather

The Bahamas are blessed with more than 320 days of sunshine a year with temperatures rarely dipping below 24°C. December to April is considered the main high season, when the climate is dry, warm and sunny. Summer months from May to July bring hotter weather, averaging 30°C, but more humidity and a higher chance of rain. The sea temperature averages between 23°C and 29°C. The official hurricane season lasts from June to the end of November. If visiting some of the larger islands, such as Nassau, you may want to avoid spring break – a period of two weeks where American college kids come to the islands to party.

Bahamas yacht charter itineraries

Whether visiting the crescent beaches and exclusive retreats of the Abaco Islands, relishing the flame-red sunsets and world-famous fishing spots in Bimini, enjoying the escapism of the Exumas or heading to the Out Islands for tropical shores and uncrowded cruising grounds, Bahamian itineraries can include a great mix of island vibes, picture-perfect cays and remarkable natural beauty.

The Exumas are bursting with fish-packed reefs and kaleidoscopic coral plumes. Swim with friendly nurse sharks at Compass Cay, spot giant iguanas at Allen Cay and swim with pigs at the now world-famous Big Major’s Spot. Charters can easily spend a week or more exploring these exquisite far-flung isles, which run south-east from New Providence.

For more secret anchorages, world-class diving and spectacular fishing, consider a Bahamian Out Islands itinerary. Meet your yacht at Cape Eleuthera Marina, which can host yachts up to 60 metres, and head out for a first dive at Bamboo Point. Fish for mahi mahi and tuna before dropping anchor for the night under a star-studded sky. Tartar Bank on Cat Island lies to the east of Eleuthera and is another magnet for those fishing for yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi and blue marlin, while great diving and snorkelling can be found amid the coral canyons and sea caves at Cat Island’s Hawk’s Nest. More dazzling corals and reef fish await at Conception Island, 25 nautical miles south. The long, glittering sands of neighbouring Rum Cay are another top pick, with the cay famed for its reefs, deep drop offs and the wreck dive over HMS Conqueror.

The Bahamas by superyacht

Getting to the Bahamas

The Bahamas lie around 45 nautical miles off the coast of Florida. Charters commonly enter from US waters or arrive from other islands in the Caribbean.

There are several airports in the region that accommodate private and commercial aircraft including Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport, Exuma International Airport, Leonard M. Thompson International Airport (formerly known as The Marsh Harbour International Airport) in the Abacos and Grand Bahama International Airport.

Legal requirements

Yachts must notify officials of their arrival and await pratique before heading ashore. Clearance must be done on arrival (within 24 hours). Entry into the Bahamas must be made at an official Port of Entry. A Q flag should be flown.

Entry fees will apply to all visiting yachts and are inclusive of a 365-day cruising permit and a three-month fishing permit.

Anchoring fees apply in some of the marine parks including the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park boundaries.

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LADY JJ

Heesen  Price from $325,000 p/w •  55 m

SIREN

Nobiskrug  Price from €520,000 p/w •  73.5 m

PERLE BLEUE

Hakvoort  Price from €112,000 p/w •  38 m

KATHARINE

CRN  Price from €322,000 p/w •  61.3 m

INSPIRATION

Benetti  Price from $150,000 p/w •  38.1 m

INCOGNITO

Overmarine  Price from $235,000 p/w •  49.9 m

ILLUSION

Heesen  Price from $455,000 p/w •  65 m

GLADIATOR

Feadship  Price from $285,000 p/w •  44.65 m

G3

Heesen  Price from $168,000 p/w •  44 m

DREAM

Abeking & Rasmussen  Price from €420,000 p/w •  60 m

CYAN

Codecasa  Price from $175,000 p/w •  48.71 m

STEALTH

Palmer Johnson  Price from $140,000 p/w •  45.72 m

LIND

Amels  Price from $259,000 p/w •  52.3 m

DOUBLE DOWN

Codecasa  Price from $420,000 p/w •  65 m

ISLAND HEIRESS

Cheoy Lee  Price from $135,000 p/w •  44.2 m

ETERNITY

Codecasa  Price from $390,000 p/w •  65 m

COFINA

Ferretti  Price from $95,000 p/w •  33 m

CATALANA

Sunseeker  Price from $38,000 p/w •  27.43 m

ALESSANDRA III

Sunseeker  Price from $231,000 p/w •  47.25 m

MAREA LA NAUTICA

Azimut  Price from $80,000 p/w •  26.78 m

11.11

Benetti  Price from €650,000 p/w •  63 m

COME TOGETHER

Amels  Price from €600,000 p/w •  60 m

LEMON TREE

Sanlorenzo  Price from €485,000 p/w •  61.5 m

ATHOS

Holland Jachtbouw  Price from €200,000 p/w •  62 m

DOPAMINE

Overmarine  Price from $100,000 p/w •  33.3 m

SKYLER

Benetti  Price from €199,000 p/w •  42.6 m

AMARYLLIS

Abeking & Rasmussen  Price from $770,000 p/w •  78.34 m

MAN OF STEEL

Oceanco  Price from €1,200,000 p/w •  86.01 m

NEW STAR

Benetti  Price from €50,000 p/w •  30.24 m

VIVACE

Alpha Custom Yachts  Price from $95,000 p/w •  31.1 m

GIOIA

Ferretti  Price from $83,000 p/w •  33 m

IL CAPO

Broward Marine  Price from $49,000 p/w •  33.53 m

HELIOS

Lazzara  Price from $39,000 p/w •  28.04 m

O

Ocean Alexander  Price from $90,000 p/w •  30 m

FREDDY

Sanlorenzo  Price from $80,000 p/w •  32.31 m

WINDWARD

Cheoy Lee  Price from $39,000 p/w •  27.41 m

MY WAY

Westport  Price from $58,500 p/w •  34.14 m

CHILDS PLAY

Burger Boat  Price from $85,000 p/w •  34.44 m

QTR

Lazzara  Price from $64,000 p/w •  35.36 m

AMICA MEA

Hakvoort  Price from €185,000 p/w •  46.33 m

BROADWATER

Feadship  Price from $280,000 p/w •  55.5 m

UNFORGETTABLE

Sunseeker  Price from $32,000 p/w •  21.95 m

HARLE

Feadship  Price from €250,000 p/w •  44.65 m

PISCES

Delta Marine  Price from €185,000 p/w •  46.02 m

BELLA RONA

Princess  Price from $50,000 p/w •  30.12 m

ENTREPRENEUR

Ocean Alexander  Price from $115,000 p/w •  35.36 m

M2

Benetti  Price from $110,000 p/w •  36.6 m

BABA'S

Hargrave Custom Yachts  Price from $350,000 p/w •  56 m

LIONSHARE

Heesen  Price from $130,000 p/w •  39.62 m

CHASSEUR

Christensen  Price from $240,000 p/w •  49 m