OK, I'm gonna straighten this out for you:
First of all, it's my understanding that the Bahamian $300 cruising permit (for boats over 35' LOA) is good for one year, EXCEPT that it's probably only good for 6 - 8 months depending on the whim of the customs
officer, BUT this entitles you to leave and re-enter once in any given 90 day period during the life of the permit, EXCEPT that maybe it's only during the first 90 days of the life of the permit, BUT
Second of all, this can all be clarified by calling the following phone
numbers and collecting consistently conflicting information:
Hope this helps, mon.