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This new 9th edition of the Explorer Chartbook Far Bahamas brings you the most up-to-date charts and cruising guide information for the islands stretching from Eleuthera to the Turks and Caicos. Every chart and each settlement’s Need-to-Know Info has been revised and updated so that you can confidently explore the outer reaches of the Bahamian/TCI archipelago. (published October 2023)



  • Covers Eleuthera, Little San Salvador, Cat Island, Conception Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador, Long Island, Crooked Island, Long Cay, Acklins Island, Samana Cay, Mayaguana, Inagua and Turks & Caicos
  • Tide Tables 2024
  • 91 cruiser-friendly Explorer Charts
    • Overview Planning Chart of the Bahamas
    • (8) Small Scale charts
    • (11) Medium Scale charts
    • (49) Large Scale charts
    • (21) Closeup charts
  • Chart Detail:
    • Notes on "Joins page..."
    • Chart page overlaps
    • Extensive hydrographic and topographical features to scale, plus road maps for land travel
    • Updated variation on compass roses
    • New and corrected hydrographic data
    • Shaded depth contours
    • 1/10-minute grid and border scales
    • On-scene GPS waypoints and routes
  • Printed on water- and tear-resistant material
  • The most up-to-date and complete source of information on services and facilities (Need-to-Know Info)
  • Latest table of recommended marinas and services for all of the Bahamas
  • Special Articles including: 
    • Far Bahamas History and Description
    • Customs and Immigration
    • Emergency Medical Evacuation
    • Flight Services
    • Bahamas National Parks
    • Waypoint List
    • Father Jerome
    • Cruising the Bight of Acklins
    • Negotiating the Columbus Bay Reef
    • The Samana Debate
    • Turks and Caicos History and Description
    • Turks and Caicos Help Menu

Far Bahamas - 9th ed.

  • All Chartbooks are water- and tear-resistant. Use special care!

    • Ink softens and can be scratched off if wet. Rinse off any water and pat dry carefully.
    • Store out of sunlight.
    • Write with soft lead pencil and erase gently.
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