SailNet Community - View Single Post - Having paying passengers - International
View Single Post
post #17 of Old 02-21-2012
Mermaid Hunter
SVAuspicious's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: on the boat - Chesapeake
Posts: 3,993
Thanks: 0
Thanked 158 Times in 141 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Originally Posted by aeventyr60 View Post
Off shore most crew contribute to the costs.
Not on Auspicious. I pay costs from the time we leave the dock until we hit the dock again, and have even helped beyond that in some circumstances. Crew are not passengers. They have duties and responsibilities.

Sure there are a lot of people who want to sail with me, but not all are qualified. Not all will be available. Frankly, some are more talk than action and won't show up.

In my experience many of the really good and experienced crew (with some exceptions) have lots of rides to choose from.

If you're talking about day-sails then food and beverage contributions are always appreciated. I would never ask anyone to contribute to boat costs.

sail fast and eat well, dave
S/V Auspicious
beware "cut and paste" sailors.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SVAuspicious is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome