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Central America Caribbean » Bahamas » Grand Bahama » Freeport December 27th 2005

Running aground is a great way to meet the locals. My alarm beeped at 6:00. I snoozed for ten. Then, I woke everyone else up. We pulled out after a prolonged breakfast, closer to 7:30 than the 7:00 we had planned. Doing so required a 180 degree maneuver, all the while clearing the other boats in the dock. We had discussed the operation the night before and , given the low amount of wind on this morning, decided that we should swing the stern around with the bow still at the dock, and then throttle away. Sounds easy. Somehow in doing so, the boat began drifting towards other expensive yachts and in order to compensate, the captain motored ahead... into the dock. I was standing on the bow pushing with all my might against the ... read more
Benjamin, Advardo & Arild

Oct 10, 2003 City official name :Freeport Founded date : Location :Grand Bahama Island Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Freeport is a city and free trade zone on the island of Grand Bahama, located approximately 100 mi (160 km) east-northeast of Fort Lauderdale, South Florida and gives its name to a district of the Bahamas. Freeport proper has 26,910 people. In 1955, Wallace Groves, a Virginian financier with lumber interests on the island, was granted 50,000 acres (200 km²) of swamp and scrubland by the Bahamian government. On this was built the city of Freeport, which has grown to be the second most populous city in The Bahamas (26,910 in 2000) after the capital, Nassau. The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) operates the free tra... read more

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