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[attributive] Relating to or denoting a boat or ship hired without a crew.‘bareboat charters’
- ‘If you find yourself yachtless, fear not: A number of companies rent yachts either bareboat or with a skipper.’
- ‘Of the islands on our cruise itinerary, five struck me as ones I'd like to revisit in a bareboat.’
- ‘Brasoil would in turn make the upgraded vessel available for use by Petrobras under a bareboat sub-charter for the same period.’
- ‘But a better way to get the ‘feel’ of Europe is to do it yourself on a bareboat charter.’
- ‘Bruce Baker, of Richmond, VA, is a veteran bareboat sailboat charterer.’
- ‘Whether you choose to go bareboat, take a captain, or even an entire crew there is bound to be a destination to suit you.’
- ‘This was our first bareboat sailing holiday; the previous three had been in the safety of a flotilla.’
- ‘La Paz and Loreto are home to a number of companies offering crewed trips as well as bareboat sailing charters.’
- ‘Both bareboat and crewed yachts are available for as long as you require.’
- ‘Packing for a bareboat charter is made even easier by Australia's famous informality.’
- ‘Most bareboat companies have staff captains you can hire for $100 to $200 a day.’
- ‘Pass the final written test, and you'll earn certification in basic and bareboat cruising.’
- ‘And compared with the rest of the Caribbean, the sailing is relatively easy: with a little experience, you can join a flotilla, charter bareboat or pay extra for a professional skipper.’
- ‘This will definitely affect the Hotel industry and the bareboat charters in our region.’
- ‘There are crewed or unscrewed yacht charters, bareboat or even a motorised yacht.’
- ‘These can be a combination of bareboat and skippered yachts, and can provide you with the right balance of educational support and local knowledge.’
- ‘Such dual registrations - also known as double flaggings - are largely illegal, but some countries make exceptions for bareboat charters.’
- ‘A smaller 40-foot bareboat might go for about $600 per person per week, not including groceries, dock fees, and gas.’
- ‘A fair number of crewed charter boats, both power and sail, are based in the marinas, but no bareboat firms were to be found when I visited a few months ago.’
- ‘One possibility initially envisaged was a bareboat charter to its existing Estonian subsidiary, which would then become the employer of the crew.’
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