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There is free Wi-Fi at Staniel Cay Yacht Club and cruisers have reported that there are several WiFi signals around, most of them are open and free.

Boater Net
VHF Channel 16, 14
0800 for weather and local information.
Post Office
Opening hours: 0900-1630(Mon-Fri)

Laundry

The Blue Grocery Store can arrange for laundry service.

Provisions

There are good supplies of groceries in Staniel Cay, especially just after the mail boat has been. Isles General Store is accessible via dinghy to their dock. The other two stores are closer to the Government dock.

The Blue Store is a five minute walk from the Yacht Club.

Between the three stores they cover most food essentials. Isles also stocks a few marine parts and lubricants.

For fresh eggs (non-refrigerated) contact Micellent Kelly on 242-355-2003.

Last updated January 2017.

Isles General Store
Tel:+242 355 2007 ,VHF Channel 16
Opening hours: 0730-1200,1330-1900(Mon-Sat)
Sell almost everything, including LPG and other marine supplies. Dinghy dock.
The Blue Grocery Store
Tel:+242 355 2014
Opening hours: 0730-1930(Mon-Sat)
A good selection of groceries, liquor, bread, fresh produce and household supplies. Also can arrange for laundry service.

Transport & Travel

Airport
The airport reopened to air traffic Nov. 18 with a new runway. This is a code 2b airport. It may be possible to organise a flight.
Island Rentals
Staniel Cay , Exumas , Bahamas
Tel:(242) 524 8191 or (242)-524-9600
Golf Cart Rentals
Staniel Cay Yacht Club Rentals
Staniel Cay , Bahamas
Tel:(954) 467 6658

Medical/Health

St Luke's Medical Clinic
Tel:225-2710 or 554-2275. ,VHF Channel 16 'St Lukes Clinic' or 'Nana 2'
Opening hours: 0900-1200,1430-1700(Mon, Tues,Thus,Fri), 0900-1200(Sat)
Resident nurse.

Attractions

Thunderball Grotto and the caves here are a must-see with no dangers and easy access. The coral formations outside the cave are also well worth exploring.

Noah D.
Noah D. says:
Jun 30, 2017 01:56 PM

From Bahamas Chatter re: Staniel Cay Yacht Club temporary closing for renovations:

SCYC doesn’t normally close in the fall, but we will be closing most of the SCYC facilities in October, 2017 for renovations.

The Hotel and Restaurant will close Oct. 6 and reopen November 2.

During that time, the Marina will be open for dockage, fuel, ice, and bait. However, the Marina will also be having work done on various parts so any boaters should expect construction noise if they chose to tie up.

The Bar will also be open, but in a limited capacity (no food).

Both the hotel property and the marina will be receiving significant improvements.

• All bungalows will be completely refreshed, both interiors and exteriors.
• Property walkways are being redone as well as upgrading landscaping and outdoor lighting.
• The restaurant will also be receiving expanded kitchen space to allow for greater capacity and quicker service.
• The marina docks will be completely refurbished and resurfaced.

Sue Richards
Sue Richards says:
Mar 02, 2016 10:52 AM

Staniel Cay Missing Mailboat:
The Staniel Cay mail and supply boat is once again absent for want of a part. Last weeks mail boat still has not arrived. Supplies of perishable groceries are in very short supply and some of the restaurants are closed.
From Bahamas Chatter.

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