George Town Exumas

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George Town

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23°30.26′N, 75°46.14′W
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  • Very active cruisers net VHF 72 @ 0800 daily

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Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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  • Exumas Docking Services Marina - 52 slips. Entrance 6' at low tide, 9' at high tide. They have gas & diesel. (242)336-2578


  • Stocking Island has 3 hurricane holes with fixed moorings some of which can be rented on a monthly basis
  • Stocking Harbour west of Stocking Island has excellent holding and good protection but can be crowded with as many as 500 boats a large number of which are resident throughout the season. Swimming is not recommended

Yacht Repairs and Services

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Marine Stores

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Fuel, Water, & Electricity

  • You will find water at the dingy dock that is very good but must be containered. The marina sells water from a metered hose at $0.40 / gal
  • Sewage Pump out boat (donation expected) patrols harbour
  • Problems with gas (petrol) for outboards. Everyone was having these problems with the gas when I was there, 2008, 2009.

Things to do Ashore


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Grocery Stores

  • Exuma Market with dinghy dock through the bridge in Victoria Lake has the best range of provisions in the area





  • Yes in town

Motorbike & Car Rentals


  • Flamingo Air operates regular service to MIA and NAS
  • Charter flights to other islands readily available. (Staniel Cay $400)


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References & Publications

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{{Reference|Rod Heikel|Greek Waters Pilot|Imray Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire|9780852889718}}, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot Imray, Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718
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  • George Town is the destination for many Exuma cruisers with perhaps 300 boats resident for the winter season. There is a very active live aboard community with organized social events - volley ball, church choir, bridge etc.--Duchess 2013  

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