Most of the hurricane damage was on Andros, Berry Islands, Grand Bahama, and Nassau on New Providence. In the other islands, damage was slight or nil. Read More!
We were unable to contact a number of marinas, probably due to the phone lines not yet being repaired, particularly in the Berrys and Grand Bahama. We would appreciate it if our subscribers send us any current information so that we can share it with the larger Bahamas Chatter group.
In our recent fuel survey, rates were in general up, rather than down, but not by much.
Bimini sources report that another cruise ship operation is coming to the island. Details are unconfirmed at this point.
Albany Marina on New Providence is closed for repairs and set to open November 1, 2016. There was a considerable amount of damage from the hurricane.
We were unable to contact the Berry Islands Club, Chub Cay Club, Grand Bahama Yacht Club, Man o War Marina, Port Lucaya, and Spanish Cay for an update on the hurricane. All other marinas in the area are open.
Brown’s Boat Basin had some damage to their docks but are open.
Great Harbour Cay Marina is open but the phones are not working yet. There are a lot of trees down over wires. Also Steve Johnson is the new manager there.
Knowles Marine Yacht Services with minimal damage. However, there is a boulder partially in the entrance channel. There is room to pass by. Hopefully, it will be removed soon.
Leeward Yacht Club is making renovations to their dock.
Nassau Harbour Club had some dock damage but they are open.
Old Bahama Bay is open and are taking relief supplies for the village of West End. No water, electricity or phone and they can’t take credit cards or pump fuel.
Palm Cay Marina has several channel markers missing. Although there was damage to the beach, the marina is fully operational.
In Elizabeth Harbour, there were some boats that sank in the hurricane holes, but they have been pulled up. The reported fire at Exuma Market was minor and the damage has been repaired.
Exuma Yacht Club had extensive damage to the piers. They can accommodate only about three boats, yet they are able to fuel boats.
We were unable to contact Farmers Cay Yacht Club.
Highbourne Cay Marina is open with no damage.
Davis Harbour Marina had some damage and they are currently dredging the channel. They are open.
No damage at Flying Fish Marina.
Long Island Petroleum fuel dock had no damage, but the fuel pump had to be moved to land and has not been relocated at the dock. They can pump fuel from the truck.
We were unable to contact Harbour Island Marina and Stella Maris Marina. All other marinas and fuel services in this area are open with no damage.