The Yacht Club has been an established part of the Staniel Cay community since 1956. The 3,000-foot airstrip, clubhouse, and wonderful restaurant and casual island bar make this the perfect day trip stop and tour departure point.. We’re Making You An Honorary Member Staniel Cay is approximately 75 miles south of Nassau and 250 miles southeast of Florida. The island itself is less than 2 square miles in area. There’s a small Bahamian village located on the western shore, just a short walk south from the Staniel Cay Yacht Club. The island has a population of less than 90 full-time residents and has the necessities for island living. This is an ideal way to experience island living and enjoy a captivating day on, and under, the waters of the Bahamas.