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Offshore Sailing School Expands Adventure Sailing Programs

Offshore Sailing School's BVI Flotilla

With the launch of Colgate Offshore Sailing Adventures™ this year, Offshore Sailing School is doubling its focus on special sailing events at its key resort operations and broadening the scope of its cruising program for graduates and sailing enthusiasts. “As we head into our 53rd year of teaching sailing and organizing sailing adventures, we have made two exciting strategic business …

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Before You Go to The Bahamas

Essential Information US, Canadian and EU visitors will not find any Caribbean island which requires an entry visa, although US visitors require special permission to visit Cuba. Travel insurance is recommended for any trip to the Caribbean, particularly emergency evacuation coverage in case airlift is required. Check also that insurance policies cover so-called dangerous activities such as scuba diving. BAHAMAS …

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How to Get to the Bahamas

Airports and airlines: Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) Nassau; Served by Air Canada, American Airlines, Bahamas Air, British Airways, Copa, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines, US Airways. Cruise ports: Carnival, Disney, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean, all go into Prince George Dock, Nassau and many have their own private resorts in the Bahamas, such as Coco Cay and Half Moon Cay. …

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How to Get Around The Bahamas

Traffic on the Bahamas drives on the left. Car rental is the most convenient, but expensive, way to travel around the island. Visitors staying in Nassau can easily get by without transport. Cars can be rented from the airport, port and some hotels. Minimum 21 years and valid driver’s license required, but home license acceptable for up to three months. …

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Where to Stay in The Bahamas

More than 15,000 rooms with a 49% occupancy rate. Overview The Bahamas covers all the options from small guest houses to big, brand-name all-inclusives. Deals Come during the off-season, from after Easter to mid-December, and hotel rates can be up to 50 percent lower than during high season. All-inclusives offer the biggest savings, with Sandals and Club Med the big …

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Where to Eat in the Bahamas

At the top end, Caribbean dining stands toe to toe with anything on offer in major North American or European cities, not least because a trail of renowned chefs have made their way to the Caribbean to take charge of restaurants in the luxury resorts. The real joy, however, is discovering those unannounced roadside stalls and beach bars where the …

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Where to Go in the Bahamas

Although the Bahamas archipelago spreads across a vast area almost the size of Colorado, most of the action is centered around Nassau and Grand Bahama, where the cruise ships dock. Focus on these areas for the best shopping, dining and accommodation. In Nassau, the looming salmon-colored towers of the Atlantis resort are one of the Bahamas’ most-photographed and film-featured landmarks, …

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