Great post, I might take my family and do the same type of bareboat charter. I'm glad you had so much fun. Too bad about the dipsticks, people like that are cowards and bullies, as you are well aware. I'm glad you didn't let it ruin your trip.
Odyssey, '79 CSY 44 Cutter
Channel Islands, CA
"There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land (and work) again after a cheerful, careless voyage."