Broward to the Bahamas: Boats and Pre-Party Fare
To truly appreciate the Bahamas is to explore its myriad quiet harbors, vibrant coral reefs and secluded beaches. But covering the vast territory requires a fast boat designed to cut through shallow waters. These classic vessels offer the perfect ride.
–Albury Brothers Boats–
These bespoke Bahamian-built craft have become synonymous with the islands.
Man-O-War Cay, Abaco
–Bahama Boat Works–
Center console runabouts perfect for long-haul rides
West Palm Beach
–Hell’s Bay Boatworks–
Skiffs made for fishing the shallows and hauling ass
Before setting off in your boat from South Florida to the Bahamas, Enjoy a rite of passage for many Flora-hamians: dive into a fresh fish sandwich and cold drink at one of these three classic Broward dockside spots.
Perched on the Intracoastal Waterway, the favorite Fort Lauderdale waterfront seafood joint with local fare and a laid-back coastal attitude implores its guests to “be nice.”
429 Seabreeze Blvd. // Fort Lauderdale
–15th Street Fisheries–
The huge two-story restaurant overlooks a menagerie of mega- yachts tied up in the Intracoastal Waterway, and guests can feed the tarpon.
1900 SE 15th St. // Fort Lauderdale
–Blue Moon Fish Co.–
It has the quintessential Sunday brunch, for which guests frequently dock their yachts and ease up to the omelet station.
4405 W. Tradewinds Ave. // Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
–Margaritaville Beach Resort–
Tie up on the Intracoastal for some cold beverages, live music and
a cheeseburger pre-paradise. Don’t mind the bathtubs in the neighbor’s yard. That’s just Le Tub Saloon, another local favorite for booze and bites.