Long Island and her people are historically connected to the sea and to sloop sailing.
This page will contain information in the subject but in the meantime check this story in Blue Water Sailing magazine
For the cruiser whose anchor is not permanently mired in Georgetown [Exuma] sand, Long Island is an easy 35-mile sail and a great opportunity to begin extending one’s cruising grounds. Provision at Long Island and jump off to the Jumentos Cays to the south, Acklins to the east, and Conception, San Salvador or Cat Island to the north. [ FULL ARTICLE ]