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post #11 of Old 04-01-2011
Future Charter Operator
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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I am new to Sailnet, but no to the idea of being an owner-operator of crewed yacht charters in the BVI. Yes, we know it is fairly saturated but that many companies have recently failed. My husband and I are looking very seriously into this and would be happy to trade information as we continue to learn. We too have a target market in our area of people who have a great interest in booking with us. Our questions are more US citizens is it best to be a US business or a BVI registered business? Are their reliable & reasonable repair marinas? Are there restrictions on how long we can run the charters each year as US owner operators? Is a visa or work permit of some sort required?

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