The Association of Bahamas Marinas Partners with Marinalife to Launch Cruising Club

 

Nassau, Bahamas – The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM), in partnership with Marinalife, today announced the launch of Voyager, a membership program that offers participating boaters exclusive benefits such as discounts, cruising guides and invitations to special events.  The program, which is designed to encourage and support personal cruising throughout the U.S. and Bahamas, will also feature special benefits at participating marins who aim to attract more boaters and add value to their stay.

The Voyager program is geared towards boating enthusiasts and anyone can join by paying a $75 annual membership fee. A part of this program fee will fund the environmental protection work of the Bahamas National Trust and the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation. The annual fee also includes:

Within The Bahamas Voyager members receive:

  • Exclusive discounts at participating ABM marinas, including dockage, hotel rooms, food and beverage and more.
  • Exclusive discounts on ABM Allied members’ goods & services such as yachting guides, local excursion providers and much more.
  • Special guided boating flings to the islands at discounted rates.
  • Dedicated e-newsletter with information about member events and special offers.
  • ABM Bahamas cruising map.

Within USA and internationally Voyager members receive:

  • Discounts on fuel, dockage, service and repairs at participating marinas in the USA and around the world – up to 40% off.  Discounts nationally at including hotels, on car rentals and more.
  • Trip planning and access to popular cruise itineraries.
  • Navigation alerts with time-sensitive region-specific navigation updates.
  • Fuel locator to find nearby fuel docks at the best price.
  • Online marina reservations and access to a concierge desk.

Additional member benefits include:

  • A ticket to any Show Management boat show.
  • Access to expert advice and tips from captains. Topics range from cruising, anchoring and docking to maintenance and repairs.
  • Access to popular destination reports offering expert advice on what to do, where to dock and where to eat at many of the major ports in The Bahamas and the USA.
  • 1-year subscription to Marinalife magazine and 1-year subscription to an additional leading marine publication.

The Voyager program will be rolled out at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (October 31-November 5).

For more information on the Voyager program, call 844-556-5290 / 410-988-3829 or visit www.voyagermember.com.  For more information on the Association of Bahamas Marinas visit http://www.bahamasmarinas.com.

About the ABM: 

The Association of Bahamas Marinas is the official association in the Bahamas representing the interests of the boating, sports fishing and marinas industries. The association was formed in 2009 under the direction of The Bahamas Hotel Association and the Inter-American Development Bank. The association works with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism to assertively promote boating to The Bahamas and cooperatively with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Bahamas Defense Force to defend the interest of the sector. As a lobbyist to Government, the ABM represents the sector’s point of view on issues and promotes high standards of environmental management. Call: (242) 462-4376. E-mail: [email protected]