Island (Bahamas) dreams are just a few hours away!ing

Island Dreams in the Stuart News

Nice article on The Bahamas by Ed Killer in the Stuart News! Appearing Friday, June 24, on the front page of the Sports Section, many folks on the Treasure Coast may now be looking east and planning a Bahamas getaway.

“GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND — There has always been a strong connection between Treasure Coast boaters, anglers and divers and the nearby island nation of the Bahamas.

Its close proximity is a strong selling point — just 68 miles to Grand Bahama Island. Its crystal clear, pristine and warm waters welcome visitors…” Read Full Article

The article contains mentions of Coastal Angler Magazine, Talkin’ Tourism, and several of our Bahamian friends, as well as Sailfish Marina, one of the two Florida launch points for the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s Summer Boating Flings.

For those of you in Florida or along the southeast coast of the U.S., island dreams are truly just hours away!

If the Bahamas are calling you, here’s the Boating Fling schedule for the remainder of the summer so that you can choose your island or islands:

JULY 2011

July 6-17 – Abaco / Grand Bahama  (extended):  7 Port Lucaya Marina & Marketplace, 8-11 Treasure Cay Hotel Resort & Marina, 11-12 Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour, 13-14 Green Turtle Club Resort & Marina,  15 -17 Old Bahama Bay.  Participants dock rates starts at $1.20 per ft. – $2.00 per ft. at the above marina ports. Click here to register.

July 20-24 – Bimini: Bimini Big Game Club, Bimini – Participant dock rates $1.75 per ft.  Click here to register.

July 27-31 – Bimini: Bimini Big Game Club, Bimini – Participant dock rates $1.75 per ft. Click here to register.