The easiest way to get a yacht or catamaran charter in Marsh Harbour is to ask Sailica. We will help you choose the right yacht or catamaran rental in the Marsh Harbour area, plan your route and provide the information you need. On Sailica, you can find boat rental at hot prices even in high season. For beginners, it is possible to hire a skipper for a yacht charter in Marsh Harbour.
Marsh Harbour is one of the largest Bahamas cities. It is called the ‘Abaco Hub': it is convenient to reach the remote islands in the Bahamas from here. The town has a good selection of marinas, yachts and catamarans, restaurants and shops. Marsh Harbour is the perfect option to rent a sailing yacht and take a trip to the Bahamas.
Planes from Miami and Atlanta, USA arrive at the local airport of Marsh Harbour, the second in the Bahamas. There is also Treasure Cay Airport on the island, where planes fly from Florida, USA. Travellers recommend sailing here from Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas because it’s easier to get there. There are also regular ferries from the Florida state (USA) to Marsh Harbour.
Sailing season: from December to April.
Rainy season: May-November. You can get into a hurricane in this period — especially from August to October.
Language of communication: English.
Visa: not needed.
‘Mini Bahamas' is considered to be the best route for a holiday with a sailboat rental in Marsh Harbour. Here you can visit the nearest bays to the city, explore local beaches, coral reefs and sights.
7 days route: Marsh Harbour — Hope Town — Man-O-War Cay — Great Guana Cay — Green Turtle Cay — Ambergris Cay — Treasure Cay — Marsh Harbour
Navigation lights often don’t work in the harbour. It can be difficult to navigate at night.
It is hard to notice Anchorage in Marsh Harbour from the first sight. It is hidden around the corner in the southern part of the channel.
You can put anchor anywhere in the harbour, except for the channel
When arrived at the shore, watch for your belongings and do not leave them on both yacht and dinghy boards. Petty thefts may happen
In Marsh Harbour, you will find traditional cafes and souvenir shops, though there’s a little place to walk in the town. Find a charter boat in Marsh Harbour and go to the nearby Hope Town, where a unique lighthouse and a museum of whales are situated. You can sail to the other side of the Great Abaco island where the mangrove forests (the Marls) grow. Also, visit local beaches: there are plenty of them near Marsh Harbour.