Allied Members of the Association of Bahamas Marinas play an important role in the boating community providing products and services that make your stay in The Bahamas as accommodating as possible. Each week we will detail service groups of our Allied Membership so you know who they are and how they can make your boating experiences better.
Whether you are crossing the gulf stream or traveling inter island and around the wonderful world of Bahamas boating, working with our network of marina, resort and allied services companies insures the needs of the boater are available when they need it.
Bradford Marine Bahamas, Freeport
Based in Freeport Harbour and Fort Lauderdale, Bradford Marine is one of the leading shipyards in the region, with a drydock and lift crane, offering complete repair and refit services. Services include yacht brokerage, sales and charters.
Brown’s Boat Basin, Nassau
A 2nd generation boat yard, marina, fuel station and hardware store located in Nassau, The Bahamas, offering haul and launch services, bottom painting and topside cleaning plus long-term wet storage and gas, diesel, oil and ice. Many excellent 3rd party contractors for repair.
Brown’s Marine & Boat Storage Exuma,
Travelift up to 10,000 lbs or 12ft wide, dry and wet slips, Suzuki & Yamaha Marine dealer & engine repair, Exuma’s biggest marine store.
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R&B Boatyard, Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
Full service railyard for vessels up to 90 ft in length and up weighing up to 120 tons. Submersible Synchro lift for boats and catamarans up to 50ft long, 28ft wide. Specializes in boat bottom and running gear cleaning and antifouling. Steel, stainless steel, and aluminum welding and fabrication. Eleuthera’s top marine store.
Rybovich Boat Yard, West Palm Beach, FL
Full-service superyacht marina and service facility in West Palm Beach, Florida with direct and unobstructed access from the Atlantic Ocean. The marina offers first class yacht facilities and unrivaled shore amenities.
Bellingham Marine, Jacksonville, FL
Leading marina design, construction and dock systems. From the largest floating dock marinas to the smaller docks for homes. Any location. Working closely with Bahamian contractors.
RUBIS Bahamas, Nassau
International fuel and oil company with 35 locations in the Bahamas including 13 marinas. Also Ultra Tec fuels and lubricants.
Tactical Intelligence International
Comprised of former military special operations, law enforcement, and intelligence personnel, offering a diversified portfolio of security services including facility assessments, physical security design and installation, executive protection, and maritime security training. Since 2003, TII has provided operational support, policy development, and systems integration for the US Government, port authorities, shipping companies and private resorts.
Compass Marine, Nassau Harbour
Marine and industrial authorized dealers of MTU, Cummins, Volvo Penta, John Deere and Yanmar. Nationwide service.
SuperGreen Solutions (Bahamas), Nassau
World-leading advisor, supplier and installer of solar, battery and control systems for residential and marine product lines such as Victron Energy.
Tavares & Higgs Insurance Agents & Brokers, Nassau
Marina, resort, boat and yacht coverage. Efficient, local service. Shops for best price locally & overseas.
Triple A Marine Transport Ltd, Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
Triple “A” Marine offers a wide array of services, such as dredging, dock construction, sand mining, beach creation, salvaging, marina construction, and much more.
YACHT & CONCIERGE SERVICES
Bahamas Housecalls Concierge, Nassau
Medical mobile service that offers 24/7 care at your boat, hotel, home or office. COVID-19 assessments and testing arrangements.
(242) 427-8823 or (242) 814-2130
Fli Drone, Bahamas
Fli Drone provides on-demand drone delivery services to The Bahamas’ family islands and transient vessels. Long range and high payload capable.
Palm Winds Yacht Concierge, Nassau
Offering Bahamas-wide services, Palm Winds is more than a yacht concierge. They offer legal, financial and real estate consulting as well as office services. Yachting clients use Palm Winds for many types of assistance: customs clearance, guest and crew transfers, provisioning and spare parts sourcing with freight and clearance. The boutique concierge also provides cleaning, event organisation and catering.
Puressence Yacht Concierge Service, Nassau
Island concierge for yacht services, luxury ground transportation, exclusive air charter flights, FBO services, activities, event planning, provisioning or personal services throughout The Bahamas.
United Island & Yacht, Florida & Bahamas
One of the top yacht agency organization in our region, along with its sister company in Nassau, United Shipping. Full service agency and shore support to superyachts entering Florida & The Bahamas. United has offices in Fort Lauderdale FL, West Palm Beach FL, Nassau, and Harbour Island, Bahamas.
BWA Yachting Florida & Bahamas, Nassau Harbour
Worldwide leader in concierge and marine agency services for super yachts in Florida & Nassau.
Floral Arts, Nassau
For heavenly florals with the fresh tropical fragrance of The Bahamas, the expertise of Nassau-based Floral Arts will ensure your celebration is in full bloom. We offer exquisite, exotic, unique floral creations for yachts, parties, special events, weddings and much more.
Phillips Sailmakers & Bahamas Marine Surveyors, Nassau
The Bahamas’ leading Nassau-based sailmaker and yacht surveyor,
United Shipping Company Ltd, Nassau
Bahamas’ leading large-, mega- and super-yacht ship’s agents and chandlers serving the Bahamas • Centerville House, 2nd Terrace West, off Collins Ave, Nassau.
CHARTER, TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL COMPANIES
Albury’s Ferry Service, Abacos (now called The Ferry Ltd.)
Under new ownership and management. Scheduled and charter ferries between Marsh Harbour and Hope Town (Elbow Cay) and Man-O-War Cay and also between Treasure Cay and Great Guana Cay.
Dean’s Shipping Abaco Mailboat and Charters
Based in Nassau, Dean’s Shipping runs the M/V Legacy mailboat between Nassau and Abaco. With M/V Champion III, Dean’s provides individual charter services transporting cargo such as fuel, aggregate, heavy equipment and bulk materials out of Florida and throughout The Bahamas and the Northern Caribbean.
Grand Bahama Villa Rentals, Grand Bahama
The leading vacation rental agency on Grand Bahama Island, from luxury villas to fishing cabins to beachfront condos. Exclusive agency for villa rentals at Old Bahama Bay in West End.
Island Yachts Co, Nassau
On-island experts when it comes to chartering the beautiful waters of The Bahamas. With a fleet ranging in size from 30ft to 160ft, they can design a charter to fit your every need. Private Island excursions and bookings are also available.
Odyssey Aviation Bahamas
The largest and most trusted provider of general aviation services in The Bahamas, with two full service FBO locations in Exuma MYEF & Nassau MYNN, and two handling locations on Eleuthera at MYEM & MYER. Providing superior concierge service, assisting each aircraft with crew-rate hotel reservations, VIP transportation, government permits and escorting all visitors through the customs and immigration protocols.
Trans Island Airways
The leader in Bahamian aviation. Based in Nassau, Trans Island Airways provides on-demand and scheduled service throughout the Bahamas and between the United States and the Americas in jets, turboprops and seaplanes in the youngest fleet in the market.
Bluocean Charters, Nassau
Offering private yacht day charters and tours to locations in and around Nassau Harbour, including Rose Island as well as inter-island tours to the Exumas, Harbour Island and Spanish Wells.
Fly The Whale
Northeast USA’s largest seaplane operator offers land- and sea-based charter flights, specializing in transfers from Manhattan to and throughout The Bahamas and Caribbean.
On-line platform dedicated to facilitating the clearing process of private vessels into the Bahamas by automating the official customs and immigration paperwork. The partnership with Zale Maritime Management allows for a fast and easy clearing process for both travelers and government agencies.
Travel to the Out Islands in style with Makers Air—a Bahamas experience like no other. Feel like royalty without the complexity of traditional air travel. With more scheduled flights to more Bahamian Islands than any other airline, Makers Air connects passengers to paradise, crafting travel experiences and getaways with safety, reliability and convenience.
Snag-A-Slip Marina Search & Booking Site, USA
Snag-A-Slip’s online booking system and customer service team make planning your boat trip hassle free. Explore popular Bahamas marina
destinations and book slips easily from your desktop or mobile device. We never charge booking fees and offer a price match guarantee. Explore. Book. Boat.
Tropic Ocean Airways
Seaplane flights out of South Florida serving all of The Bahamas by runway or water. Fly directly to your yacht, home, or resort safely. The world is our runway. New pre-clearance facility in Florida.
FOOD & BEVERAGE OUTLETS & SUPPLIERS
700 Wines & Spirits Commonwealth Brewery, Bahamas-wide
Commonwealth Brewery Limited is the country's premier Brewery producing Heineken, Guinness and national beer, KALIK. Now with online shopping available and over 50 stores across 12 islands, 700 Wines & Spirits is conveniently located “just around the corner”. As the Bahamas’ largest distributor for beer, wines and spirits, it is easily the best choice for must-have alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for every occasion.
Chat ‘N’ Chill, Stocking Island, George Town, Exuma
Legendary beach, bar & grill. Amenities: Gift shop, conch salad, stingray feeding, Sunday Pig roast, volleyball, water sports.
Meristem Packaging, Georgia USA
Supplier of top-quality and innovative packaging solutions to the food and beverage and airline industries with Earth-Friendly options. Distributed by Bahamas Food Services (BFS).
Bristol Group of Companies, Bahamas-wide
Leading purveyor of premium wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages in The Bahamas. Bristol is both wholesaler and retailer with facilities in Nassau, Freeport, Abaco, Harbour Island, Eleuthera, and Great Exuma. Dock delivery on most islands.
Island Purveyors Ltd., Nassau
Leading specialist provisioners and suppliers to yachts and 2nd home-owners. Now with new deli store at Airport Industrial Park.
The Pirate Republic Brewing Co. & Tap Room, Nassau
The Bahamas’ first, and only craft brewery. Tap Room and Pirate Loot open daily. Located opposite the Cruise Terminal, Woodes Rogers Walk.
Coastal Angler Magazine Bahamas, Florida
Largest nationwide and local circulation for fly & sport fishing enthusiasts.
Marinalife is the leading source for premium marina content and information for the U.S., Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Central America.
Explorer Chartbooks by Monty & Sara Lewis: Navigational charts and cruising guide information for the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos.
Southern Boating is a full-service media company that reaches boating enthusiasts across the U.S., Bahamas, Caribbean, and beyond through marine-related content within our monthly print publication, website, email, social media, and SBTV webcasts.
Waterway Guide Media LLC, Virginia, USA
Leading publishers of US and Bahamas yachts’, captains’ and destination guides online and in print.
CONSERVATION & EDUCATION
Bahamas National Trust, Nassau
Conserving the natural and historic resources of The Bahamas and management of National Parks. Main HQ: Village Rd, Nassau.
Breg Environmental, Virginia
Devoted to helping preserve a cleaner environment by producing spill-control products made in the USA with pre-consumer, recycled waste which can be safely disposed in accordance with EPA regulations.
BREEF – Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation
A non-governmental nonprofit Bahamian foundation concerned with educating people about the value of and need for conserving The Bahamas marine environment.
LJM Maritime Academy, Nassau
A globally recognized institution of excellence in maritime education and training.
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