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Private sailboat BAHAMAS cruise 7 days with captain
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Jun 21, 2012
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Nassau, Bahamas


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Destination: Exumas island, Bahamas Length of Cruise (Nights): 7
Available Dates of Travel: 00000000 Departure Port: Nassau, Bahamas
Travel Date: 99999999 Cruise Line: Grand Illusion

This listing is for maximum of eight occupants in four double cabin. The price is for the entire boat for yourself and your group, with a captain.



This includes:

- Live aboard a 50ft sailboat with a captain;

- 8 days 7 nights;

- Boarding the boat at 4pm and leaving the boat at 11am;

- One private cabin for two occupants;

- Sailing, anchorage, marina fee;

- Snorkelling, fishing, island hopping;

- Gas, Fuel, Propane.


What is NOT included:

- Food, drinks, alcohol, (can be purchased across the street at the grocery store)

- Cooking and cleaning;

- Airfare to Nassau, Bahamas;

- Taxi to/from the marina usually ±50$each;

- Non-boat related activities.


Other weeks and destinations are available, contact us for details.

Trip length can be shorten at no cost to fit your needs.

If you would like to buy an optional all inclusive package - hostess, food and drinks - let us know as soon as you win your bid.

RENTABOATSOUTH also offers Bareboat charter without captain.


This trip is design for safety and comfort.  The package is suitable for family with small children or people with no sailing or boating experience.



What to expect

As a yacht charter company, with many years of experience in boating and excellent knowledge of the best Southern destinations, RENTABOATSOUTH can book your charter and handle everything for you. We offer modern ships and competent crews. High standards, professional services and low rates.


Our services

Let RENTABOATSOUTH help you to plan your next cruising holiday :

Planning your cruise
Our representative will help you make your choice according to your needs and budget. We can provide all the information necessary to make sure that you make the right decision.  Contact us for any questions you might have.

A crewed yacht charter is perhaps one of the most memorable vacations that you will ever take. It is up to you to choose the type of boat, your destination and travel arrangements. Every crew will have the same preoccupation, making sure that you will spend the best vacation ever and to give you complete satisfaction.

A sailboat offers the best comfort : small number of passengers, privates cabins, well equipped kitchen, BBQ, inflated dinghy to reach land and an experienced skipper to undertake a safe cruise. With him, you can plan an itinerary to explore several islands, to visit isolated beaches or to extend your stay at your favourite spot. Relaxation, exoticism and comfort are the secrets for unforgettable holidays!

You will be surprised by the warm welcome of  our skipper and hostess (optional). You will appreciate their French culture during your holidays; your hosts are bilingual (french and english) and by experience, they are very familiar with the needs of vacationers. The crew is prepared to do all the sailing, but passengers can lend a hand.

Getting to your yacht
From your original destination, you will need to take a plane to Nassau, Bahamas. A charter during the most popular periods should be booked several months in advance if at all possible. Transportation between the airport and the yacht's marina is provided by taxi. Usually around 50$ one way, not included.

Chartering your sailboat
You can charter a boat exclusively for your party or share it with other passengers; most charters consist of between 2 and 8 individuals in comfortable double cabins. The minimum charter period is for 7 nights, usually from Saturdays to Saturdays; we encourage you to charter for a longer period for increased pleasure.

You may choose either to buy your own grocery and prepare your meals with the help of other passengers, or let your hosts do the cooking by buying an all inclusive package (not included).

Life aboard
Your own private floating hotel will take you to many interesting islands and your crew will act as expert guides, sharing their knowledge of the sea with you freely. You can plan your trip in advance or take each day as it comes. Do not expect to sail after dark for security reasons.

There are many marinas in our cruising areas, but boaters prefer to use the numerous anchorages located in bays or between islands; their choice for the day or the night depends on factors such as wind direction, passengers preferences, etc. In general, these places are calm and ideal for water sports.

What about the activity program during your cruise?

· Sailing cruises with several stops and moments of rest are part of each nautical vacation; it is time to learn basic navigation techniques, practice manoeuvres or complete your sailing knowledge. The skipper will be pleased to let you take the helm if you'd like to.

· Sunbathing, snorkelling, swimming, underwater photography, fishing and sea life observation are a must. Everyone, including non swimmers (wearing floatation devices), enjoys the crystal-clear waters and the many coral reefs and tropical fishes. Visit the countless uncrowned beaches and private coves where you can have a picnic lunch not far from the boat.

· Shopping, islands discovery, touristic excursions and sightseeing and even access to casinos and restaurants are possible on land during your cruise. Most sailing will be but brief interludes between one activity and the next, as there is always something to do; you will have plenty of time to lie back and relax each day.

· Reading, relaxing, music, gastronomy; bring your own favourite CDs to appreciate your vacation even more! After the day's activities are over, you can enjoy your dinner on deck while watching a spectacular sunset or dine below in a more formal setting. You will find that it is possible to prepare amazing dishes from the small galley. Good food, good drinks and good company are all part of cruising




A one week itinerary example in Bahamas

This itinerary is only to give you an idea of a week in the Exumas with RENTABOATSOUTH. The weather and your desire to see and do other things might change the Island you will see.


- Arriving in Nassau in the afternoon

- A 25 minutes taxi ride from the airport will bring you to the marina

- RENTABOATSOUTH team will welcome you and show you your boat

Your boat is available for you after 4PM.  But if you are early, you can leave your luggage's at the marina and go visit Paradise island

- You will meet with your captain

- The grocery store is a 5 minutes' walk from the marina

- Diner on board and take time to relax and enjoy your first night in Bahamas


- Around 8:30 am: A short meeting with your captain that will give you information for your 

  navigation to get to the Exumas islands.  You can discuss then with your captain of your ideal sailing destination and activities

- You leave the marina around 9:30 am for a 6h sail that will bring you to Highborn cay in mid


- Take time to swim and go walk on the beautiful desert beach in front of the anchorage



- Snorkelling and spear fishing with Hawaiian sling on a beautiful reef

- Visit the island and it nice marina where you can observe small sharks


- A 4h sail will bring you to Wardewrick Well which is the headquarter of the Exumas protected park.


- A lot of activities you can do:

        - Visit the interpretation center of the Island

        - Snorkelling on one of the super protected reef of the Park

        - Hiking on one of the many trails of the Island

        - visit the ruins of a loyalist plantation

        - Swim and relax on one of the 30 desert white sand beaches of the island


- A 3 h sail will bring you to Shroud Cay

- Explore the mangrove river in dinghy and discover one of the nicest beach of the Caribbean


:- A 1h sail will bring you to Normans Cay:

- Activities you can do:

       - Snorkel on a sink airplane

       - Visit the ruins of the resort of Carlos the drug dealer (learn more in the movie Blow)

       - Relax on one of the beautiful beaches of the island

       - Spear fishing for lobster on the East side of the island  


- Diner at the Mac Duff a nice restaurant with a unique ambiance on that almost desert island


- Leaving around 9 am for a 6h sail to Nassau

- Late afternoon is the happy hour time

- We dress well to go visit Paradise Island; Se the aquariums, shopping, visit the hotel Atlantis and diner at one of the nice restaurant of the resort


- We pack everything and check-out the boat before 11 am

This itinerary is only to give you an idea of a week in Exumas with RENTABOATSOUTH. The weather and your desire to see other things might change the Island you will see.


Payment terms

Full payment is required at auction closing.   Paypal is preferred, but we can negotiate another payment mode.   Reservation is not refundable.



By listing this auction I verify that I am the actual travel agent or travel provider and not a third party affiliate. The travel/accommodations in this auction will be booked directly through me and not an outside agency. I also verify that, other than the government taxes and related government fees stated within the listing description itself, there will be absolutely no additional fees, charges or after auction purchases associated with booking the travel within this listing.

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