Photos: Bahamas After the Storm

Acklins Island, a remote island in the Bahamas, was battered by Hurricane Joaquin, but with the help of cruisers, the island is bouncing back.

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Acklins Island is one of the more remote in Southern Bahamas.Mark Pillsbury
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Hurricane Joaquin made landfall in the bahamas with winds just 2 knots shy of a category 5 storm.Mark Pillsbury
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After being hit hard by Hurricane Joaquin, the island is bouncing back.Mark Pillsbury
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Roads are rough in places, but repaired, and businesses are back open for business.Mark Pillsbury
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Businesses like Johnson's General Store and Chester's Highway Inn and Bonefish Lodge were shut for a time after the storm, but have returned to operation.Mark Pillsbury
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For cruising sailboats, Attwood Harbor offers solitude in a beautiful, well protected anchorage.Mark Pillsbury
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Despite the battering by the strong hurricane, the island remains a beautiful destination for cruisers.Mark Pillsbury
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The Bahamas Stop Off and Drop Off campaign is seeking the help of cruisers to help the island get back on its feet.Mark Pillsbury
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Read more about the landfall and lasting impacts of Hurricane Joaquin here.Mark Pillsbury
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Find out more about the Bahamas Stop Off and Drop Off campaign, and find out how you can help here.Mark Pillsbury