George Town Exumas

From CruisersWiki

Revision as of 18:24, 26 May 2016 by V-1 (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
WorldCaribbeanBahamasExumasGeorge Town Exumas

George Town

Small info.png (Click links for more information)
World icon.png
23°30.26′N, 75°46.14′W
Photo icon.png
Photo gallery
Chart icon.png
chartlet
Exuma3-chartlet.pngGeorge Town

Historic details, etc.

Submit details about the sailing/cruising in the area, etc.

Source
Chart Number - Chart Name
Chart Number - Chart Name
Source
Chart Number - Chart Name

Weather

Give local weather conditions or refer to another page (a region or island group) that covers these conditions.

Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.

Islands

List Islands

Communication

  • Very active cruisers net VHF 72 @ 0800 daily

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

Any navigation notes here. If this section does not apply remove it.

Entrance

If this is not a port of entry omit this section, otherwise submit details about facilities for checking in - location of immigration & customs, etc.

Berthing

Describe here the berthing options of this port. Are there moorings or you have to anchor? Do most boats moor side-to, stern-to, or bow-to? Etc.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Submit Marina details.

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

Anchorages

  • 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

List services. If no services are available on the island write "None" and remove all the subsections (Marine Stores, & Repairs/Yards, & Fuel, Water, & Electricity.

Marine Stores

Submit addresses and contact details of marine related businesses that are of interest to cruisers.

Repairs/Yards

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

Tourism

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Grocery Stores

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

Eateries

Internet/WiFi

Available?

Laundry

  • Yes in town

Motorbike & Car Rentals

Transportation

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

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

Books, Guides, etc. Use the Reference template or not at your discretion. For example:

{{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
  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number
  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number

You may want to remove the above entries and use instead a link to the Country or Region that lists the relevant references. If so enter, after removing {{MagentaText|xx}}, the following:

See [[Country or Region#References_&_Publications|Coutry or Region]].

If you do not use the above link, please remove it.

Comments

We welcome users' contributions to the Wiki. Please click on Comments to view other users' comments, add your own personal experiences or recommend any changes to this page following your visit.

  • 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  

Verified by

Date of member's last visit to George Town Exumas and this page's details validated:

If you provide a lot of info and this page is almost complete, change to {{page useable}}.



This page has an outline in place but needs completing. Please contribute if you can to help it grow further. Click on Comments to suggest further content or alternatively, if you feel confident to edit this page, click on the edit tab at the top and enter your changes directly.


SailorSmiley.gifContributors to this page

Names: Lighthouse, Duchess


Personal tools
advertisement
Friends of Cruisers Wiki