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Re: Chartering BVI? Stay far away from Conch Chrs
Sorry to hear about your bad experience with Conch Charters.
I've chartered once with Moorings and twice with Conch in BVI. Yes, the boats are older but we found them in great shape and the staff very helpful. Our 52 Jeanneau cost 30% less than Moorings. The cruise briefing was very detailed (more so than the first time) in which anchorages to avoid during the large swells we experienced during our cruise and the errors on some GPS units regarding the Anagada channel marker locations.
It wasn't a perfect trip, we did have trouble with the outboard late one afternoon. We called them and although they tried to help over the phone it was DOA. (The crew didn't want to miss Foxy's, we rowed!) They met us the next morning and replaced it. We will use Conch again next time.