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The Cruising Guide to Abaco, Bahamas

2009 edition Cruising guide: Abaco, Bahamas

Whether planning that trip to the Bahamas or just thinking about it, the 2009 edition of “The Cruising Guide to Abaco, Bahamas” ($24.95, White Sound Press, 2009) by Steve Dodge is an indispensable resource.

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Softcover and spiral-bound, the guide in its 20th year features full-color photos and illustrations of each of the island destinations, and is the only annually updated guide to the area. This year’s edition includes two new charts of Abaco, and 14 others that have been significantly revised since the summer 2008 re-surveys of the area.

The guide also includes local knowledge for each destination, this year’s tide tables, marina maps and an updated business directory.

Dodge has cruised the area for many years and published his first guide in 1989. He is the author of several other nautical books. For information, visit

This article originally appeared in the March 2009 issue.