Details for Black Point Settlement Town Dock
Name

Black Point Settlement Town Dock
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 4.6 stars from 9 reviews

Address Black Point Settlement, Exumas

Phone

After hours contact



Facility type

Marina - NO
Club - NO
Fuel - NO
Repair - NO
Municipal - YES
Other - NO

VHF channel



Web site

Email contact



Owner, manager



Harbormaster



Dockmaster



Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Unknown

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Approach



Tide

Unknown

Current

Strong

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

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Dock typesWood - NO
Concrete - NO
Floating - NO
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

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Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

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Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

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Moorings

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

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AC power30 amp - NO
50 amp - NO
100 amp - NO

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Cable TV (and pricing)



Phone hookup (and pricing)



Water (and pricing)

Yes - Water is available at the top the town dock.

Dinghy access

Yes - Nice beach where you can land your dinghy.

The Town Dock is a conveniant place to land your dingy.

There is a small dock behind Rockside laundry.

Liveaboard info



FuelGas: NOT AVAILABLE
Diesel: NOT AVAILABLE

Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

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Diesel priceUnknown

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Propane



Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info: Pets welcome, but should be leashed as children can be curious and not dog smart.

Disability access



Launch service



Pump out



Ice

Yes - Deshammon's has ice available for sale.

Trash

Yes - There is a trash trailer at the top of the dock. There is a donation box on the trailer. The money goes to the school.

Showers

Yes - Showers are available at Rockside Laundry.

Heads



Laundry

Yes - Reported to be the best laundry in the Bahamas. Rockside Laundromat, 355-3113 and VHF 16. Rockside also rents golf carts.

Grocery

Yes - Adderlys has a good selection of groceries. Darlene's Food Store is on Kings highway east of government dock in a blue building.

Grocery service by www.FoodStore2Go.com or by calling 242-557-3663 (Nassau) or 855-3663-242 (North America).

Hardware



Restaurants

Yes - There are a couple of restuarants on Black Point.

Lorraine's is a popular restruarant. She has a buffet on Sunday evenings and takes reservations on the VHF. Lorraine's mother bakes a variety of breads and her coconut bread is great. 355-3095 or 355-3012.

DeShamon has good Pizza, great for lunch and has a BBQ night once a week as well, reservations recommended for BBQ night.

Scorpios is the Sports Bar and has occasional BBQ nights serving ribs, chicken and occasionally lobster. Good conch fritters.

Bars

Yes - Scorpio's is a popular bar.

Hotels or motels

Yes - Cottages available, usually a weekly rental.

Repair capabilities



Haul out capabilities



Storage facilities



Fishing supplies



Chartering capabilities



Internet access

Yes - BeTelCo has a office on Black Point but it is open half day once a week.

WiFi is available at Lorraines, Scorpios, Rockside Laundry, and Deshammon's.

Boat ramp availability



Transportation

Yes - There is an airport on Black Point and flights available from Nasau.

Rockside Laundromat, 355-3113 and VHF 16, rents golf carts.

Other services



Attractions

Blow Hole, Plane Beach, Garden of Eden, Sister Creek, Iguana Beach, and Shelling/ Beach combing.

Good place to be when there is a school fund raiser, lots of good food and music, usually at Regatta Point. It is advertised on the VHF.

Reviews for Black Point Settlement Town Dock
Deshamond's, 2016-05-04
Captain: , Bradenton, FL (90)

On April 25, 2016 we went to Deshamond's and it was awesome. Rambo, the proprietor, was above and beyond regular service. The food was very, very good....hot and tasty. He gave us information we needed to assist in our visit. He took very good care of his customers. We also visited Lorraine's, but the service was not as outstanding.



Upcoming Events at Lorraine's Cafe, 2016-01-19
Captain: , Punta Gorda, FL (40)

Lorraine's Cafe is better than ever! They have expanded their kitchen and lounge, and have added an outdoor deck. Food and hospitality continue to be first class. For Cruisers this season, they are offering several special events. On February 7th, they will be hosting the "Best Super Bowl Party in the Cays". On February 14th, Lorraine will host her "Hearts Beat As One" Valentine's Day Party. March 28th will be Lorraine's First Annual "Cruisers Appreciation Day" with special events to celebrate her new outdoor dining and limin' deck.



the best in the Exumas, 2015-05-25
Captain: , Cozumel, Mx (310)

I have spent many days at anchor here and just keep coming back. Lots of friends have flown in and out to meet the boat. The airport is very convenient .Ida at the laundry is wonderful. Rambo at Deshamons always has a smile and is so kind. Everyone makes you feel at home. 2 dinghy docks plus two sandy beaches to park. Huge bay that sees 30+ boats most nights but is not crowded. Pretty much everything you need. Love the place



Terrible dock to take your dinghy to.., 2015-04-09
Captain: , Southampton , UK (1327)

Use the dinghy dock 200 meters west of this dock, much better.

The building is a large white building, when you get close enough you will see a sign saying Launderette, there are generally a fair few dinghys there alreadt.



Black Point Settlement Nicest place in all of Exumas, perhaps Bahamas, 2015-03-10
Captain: , Kingston, Ontario (1880)

5th year here, not wven bothering with GT this year.
Great place, welcoming folks and wonderful community.
Garbage and water is by donation.
Two great eateries and a wonderful sports bar with good prices.
laundry, showers, fishing, free wifi.



Good dock but can be difficult, 2014-03-23
Captain: , Mooloolaba (301)

The dock is high and can be hard to access at low tide.
The mail boat ties up along the west side of the dock, at least it did while we were there.



Easy Dock to use, 2013-04-09
Captain: , Morehead City (390)

Easy dock to tie up to. Just make sure you're not where the big boat docks.



Great dinghy dock with free trash disposal, 2013-03-28
Captain: , Hampton, VA (2492)

This pier is the easiest place to bring the dinghy in to Black Point. Be sure to know when the mail boat is coming so you don't put your dinghy in harm's way.



Don't miss a visit to Blackpoint, 2012-08-29
Captain: , Atlanta, GA (291)

If you are looking for the authentic out island experience, be sure not to miss Blackpoint. Loved "Ocean Cabin". The entire island is populated with the nicest, warmest people you'll meet. I only wish we hadn't been on such a tight schedule so we could have spent more time here.

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