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post #29 of Old 03-11-2010
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Originally Posted by RhythmDoctor View Post
Do any of you have nightmare stories about bareboat charters?
Other than forgetting to close the hatches when leaving the boat for dinner ashore and having to make a mad dash back to the mooring to close them when the evening rains came in the BVI, everything was great. The hassles involved in air travel today certainly do not add anything to the experience.

After our first charter I thought, why own a boat up north when the best sailing conditions and underwater activity can be had in the Caribbean for a week at a time...and even though we're going back in a few months for another charter, the draw of the sea and sailing has convinced me that I need to own a boat up north because one week every few years just won't cut it.

I've got blisters on my fingers
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