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Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht HarbourOld Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour

Marina

The Old Bahama Bay Marina is located in West End, Grand Bahama Island, only 56 miles from Palm Beach, FL.  The facility is a full-service marina destination with 72-slips with a controlling depth of 8 feet at mean low tide and 24-hour security.

One of the only night navigable nautical points of entry in the Bahamas, Old Bahama Bay offers quick and efficient on-site Bahamian Customs and Immigration. Its state-of-the-art facilities make Old Bahama Bay the ideal haven for transient and long-term marina guests.

The Marina at Old Bahama Bay is the perfect destination for boating flings and rendezvous. Group rates are available and our staff can arrange group activities, beach cookouts, mini-tournaments - whatever your group is looking for! Group rates are also available in our luxury resort accommodations.

Dockage Rates: Marina Rates

Marina Information

Fees - Bahamas fishing fee, cruising permit and vessel clearance for boats 30 feet and under is $150, over 30 feet is $300.  These fees cover entry for up to 3 people.  Additional passengers are charged $25.  The fees cover two entries into The Bahamas within a 90 day period. Customs only accepts cash payments

Dockage - 72 slips with dockage accommodating vessels up to 120'; 30' minimum fee

Vessel Check-In - After clearing, all vessels check-in with the Dockmaster on Ch. 16 for slip assignment and to register either on board or at the Front Desk. Check in hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Vessel Communication - Channel VHF 16 (Switch to Channel 10) Call sign: Old Bahama Bay

GPS Coordinates - 26° 42.189' N and 78° 59.872' W

Pet Policy - Old Bahama Bay is a pet friendly resort.  Boaters arriving with pets are asked to follow Bahamas regulations.  People desiring to bring their cat or dog and stay in a room are asked for a $200 refundable advance deposit to pay for any damage done by the pet. One pet, with no size restrictions, is allowed per room. The room is inspected upon departure before the deposit is cancelled.  Pets must meet Bahamian traveling regulations.

Groups - Boaters interested in organizing flings, rendezvous and other group activities should contact groups@obbresort.com. Group rates are available starting at just 10 slips and/or hotel rooms.

Blue Flag Marina - Old Bahama Bay was the first Bahamas marina to earn the Blue Flag accreditation. If boaters want an Individual Blue Flag membership, they can request an application from the Old Bahama Bay Marina.  A Blue Flag Membership costs $25.00. For more information, visit the Blue Flag website.

Old Bahama Bay participates in the Shark-Free Marina Initiative.  Its purpose is to reduce worldwide shark mortality. It encourages shark conservation at sport fishing and resort marinas by prohibiting the landing of any shark at the participating marina. Its goal is to work with, not against, the recreational and commercial fishing community.

With this initiative, fishermen will not be allowed to bring sharks into a Shark-Free Marina for any photographic or trophy display purposes or for any cleaning or processing of the shark for fins, meat, jaws, or any other by-product. Participating marinas encourages fishermen who are determined to fish for sharks to exercise safe catch-and-release techniques.

Navigational Tips

Daylight approach - From a distance of 5 miles, a red and white 100 stripped foot water tower identifies West End. Closer in, two entry jetties mark the entrance to the marina. There is a 30 foot weather service monitoring tower at the tip of the portside jetty.

Night time approach - Excellent red & green navigation lights at the end of the entry jetties are visible from approximate 3-5 miles.

View West End Navigation Chart

View a Map of our Resort

Resort policies, terms & conditions and FAQs

Bahamas Cusoms & Immigration Forms

Bahamas Customs Clearance Form - boaters print and fill out prior to arrival

Bahamas Immigration Card

Bahamas Import and Pets Information and Form