(Originally posted October 18, 2019)
As you prepare for a trip to The Bahamas, be aware of changes to the charges and length of stay given on your cruising permit.
The new policy on fees for pleasure vessels clearing into the Bahamas is:
Under 35ft–$150 for 3 months; $300 per year.
35-100ft– $300 for 3 months; $600 per year.
100-150ft–$500 for 3 months; $1,000 per year.
150-200ft–$800 for 3 months; $2,000 per year.
Over 200ft–$1,000 for 3 months; $2,000 per year.