Sample Itineraries: Abaco Islands

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Abaco Islands – 14 Days Our sample itinerary for sailing the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. This is a two-week sail starting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Day 1 – Arrive at Fun In The Sun Marina by 12:00 Noon, do inventory, mechanical check out, chart briefing, provisioning, and load boat. Make for a late evening departure from Ft. Lauderdale so … Read More

Sample Itineraries: Bahamas

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The Bimini Island Chain in the Bahamas Across the Gulf Steam from Florida’s east coast lies the Bimini Island Chain. These sub tropical low-lying islands are a fantastic destination for a weeklong sail. Bimini offers some of the finest SCUBA diving, snorkeling, fishing and beachcombing anywhere. These “islands in the stream” offer water clarity, which is nothing less than spectacular. … Read More

Sample Itineraries: Florida Keys

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All Aboard A Florida Keys Yacht Charter Explore the Florida Keys’ Coastline aboard a Fun in the Sun Florida Keys Yacht Charter. Below we have a few sample itineraries for you to plan your next sailing adventure. The Florida Keys are a perfect charter for both 3-day and week long sails! Upper Florida Keys – One Week Day 1 – … Read More

Dry Tortugas

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The Florida Keys are the only place you can cruise within the continental United States with Caribbean-like climate and conditions- and around this area, the farthest point of all the keys is the Dry Tortugas, best accessed from Key West at a distance of 70 nautical miles/80 land miles. The Dry Tortugas is a collection of reefs, shoals, and islands founded by conquistador Juan … Read More

Bimini Island

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Bimini is the true Island in the Stream, located about 49 miles Southeast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; it is the closest point in the Bahamas to the United States. The Gulf Stream rushes north and makes Bimini very accessible to sailors from our base in Ft. Lauderdale. It has become a prime destination for our charterers. The warm waters of … Read More

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is located in Key Largo between 3 & 8 miles offshore off the coast of the Florida Keys and is the first underwater park in the United States. The park was established in 1963 to preserve and protect the only living coral reef in the continental United States. John Pennekamp Park, combined with the … Read More

Fort Jefferson – Guardian of the Gulf of Mexico

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Dry Tortugas – Guardian of the Gulf of Mexico Almost 70 miles west of Key West lies a cluster of seven islands, composed of coral reefs and sand, called the Dry Tortugas. Along with the surrounding shoals and waters, they make up Dry Tortugas National Park. The area is known for its famous bird and marine life, its legends of … Read More