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Bahamas Kite Cruise

When to go

Peak season: December – April
Avg. Air temp: 28˚C / 82˚F
Avg. Water temp: 25˚C / 78˚F

Useful Contacts

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www.bahamaskitecruise.com
info@bahamaskitecruise.com
+41 76 467 23 29 (WhatsApp)

The Lure

Bahamas Kite Cruise will take you to some of the most mind-blowing kite spots imaginable on their luxury catamaran cruises. Providing an exclusive service with a top notch crew for a truly unforgettable trip, you’ll ride at some of the most breathtakingly beautiful kite spots in the Caribbean. Staying on a boat is an incredible way to discover the Bahamas and you’ll wake up in a new location day after day and either kite to your heart’s content, or go snorkelling in coral caves and explore submerged wrecks. You can even check out a plane that Pablo Escobar abandoned near the islands when on the run from the law!

Bahamas Kite Cruise

The setup

The Bahamas Kite Cruise Lagoon 450 catamaran is comfortable and luxurious and the crew will take care of your every need. The experienced captain guides the boat from one spot to the next and there are two kite instructors as well as a chef onboard who will prepare all your meals. 

Bahamas Kite Cruise

Photo: Deborah Kressebuch

Bahamas Kite Cruise

Photo: Adrian Raez

Wind, weather and water

You’ll set sail from Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, and venture into a diverse area with regular winds from 12-25 knots during the season from December to April. Take a range of kite sizes and perhaps even a foil to make sure you maximise the conditions on offer, but Bahamas Kite Cruise also have strapless boards and a foil that you can rent. The crew will guide you to the right spot for the conditions each day.

The water averages a perfect 25°C / 78°F so you can kite in swimwear and a rashie most of the time, but a shortie wetsuit might be useful on a northerly wind if you really feel the cold.

The temperature drops at night to around 20°C / 68°F degrees normally, so it’s perfect onboard the boat. A light jacket or hoody is worth having if you’re going to be out on deck during night passages when it can be a little chillier, as being out there under the stars, sailing through the Bahamian waters, is an incredible experience.

Bahamas Kite Cruise

Photo: Deborah Kressebuch

Bahamas Kite Cruise

Photo: Adrian Raez

Accommodation

The catamaran’s four double cabins are spacious and well-equipped with private bathrooms and built-in showers. All have air conditioning, large windows and 12v / 220v electrical outlets as well as plenty of luggage room, too. The communal area and the open deck have comfortable sofas to chill out and take it all in!

SAFETY

The boat has a rescue dinghy that follows clients at every spot and the crew will ensure you never get you into a situation beyond your ability.

RIDER LEVEL

All levels are welcome and the Bahamas Kite Cruise catamaran plays host to everyone, from pro kiters to total beginners. Two IKO certified instructors sail with the boat from December to April and they teach and coach all levels with lessons available on a private or group basis. Downwinders are run in some locations and the boat is fully loaded with everything from harnesses to hardwear if you’re not bringing your own gear.

www.bahamaskitecruise.com
info@bahamaskitecruise.com
+41 76 467 23 29 (WhatsApp)

Bahamas Kite Cruise

Photo: Deborah Kressebuch

NO WIND 

If you sail into lighter breezes during your trip then worry not. The wild islands of the Bahamas are a beautiful, natural setting with incredible marine wildlife (as well as swimming wild pigs!). You’ll explore secluded beaches and get straight to the gold as the Bahamas Kite Crew know the area intimately. If you want to get involved in the boat sailing then you can do that too and of course develop your knot tying skills. The boat is safe and well set up for families with kids.

Bahamas Kite Cruise

Pablo's whip remains
Photo: Adrian Raez

 

GETTING THERE

Fly to the international airport on Nassau and then it’s just a 30 minute transfer to the harbour. There are many connections from the USA and Bahamas Kite Cruise recommends flying with bigger airlines, such as American Airlines or British Airways as their regular board bag rules / charges apply.

FOOD

Food is prepared to fit in with the day’s kite sessions, with delicious meals served up from morning to night. You’ll be treated to a mix of international cuisine as well as local specialties as chef can adapt dishes to suit all palates and requirements. Meals are included in the price of the cruise and they’re communal events, so you’ll sit down with your fellow guests and look back at a day of shredding!

Bahamas Kite Cruise

From bed to breakfast
Photo: Adrian Raez

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