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Sharing a crewed charter

Is there such a thing as a shared crewed charter with folks you don't know? for example, are there boats that charter berths rather than the whole boat?

Or is there a bulletin board that lists people looking to fill slots or add someone to a charter to reduce their costs?

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I'd imagine it is probably very unusual for this to occur, since most people wouldn't want to risk an expensive vacation being ruined by unknown people that they might or might not get along with in a relatively confined environment.
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I know that in the past a couple of times a year Kerry on Promenade Caribbean yacht charter offering diving, weddings and holidays in the BVI's does cabin only charters with mixed groups. They have been around a long time and get good reviews.
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Yes, there are several firms and privately run yachts that do it. Here's one example
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Do You have a location in mind?...........as it might be easier to identify & narrow possibilities

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Thanks for the great info so far! I couldn't find this stuff using google. Anyway, as far as a location in mind...nothing specific as I am driven more by pricing and last minute availability than location. Is there one region that is less expensive?

Looking forward to seeing more good info or links.
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No matter what & when this type of vacation will never be catagorized as cheap...........as far as cheaper region = Just like flights, resorts, etc....there are high, medium & low seasons usually driven by weather. For example, this is the low season in Caribbean......same islands but very hot with hurricane & rainy season coming into full bloom..yet bareboat rentals are cheaper & in some cases heavily discounted.

Not sure about the last minute opportunities in this segment but sure some exist.
Here are two more sites you can scan that may or may not be on point:
Crewed Charter Yachts: crewed sailboat charters, sailboat with crew, luxury crewed charters

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Is there such a thing as a shared crewed charter with folks you don't know? for example, are there boats that charter berths rather than the whole boat?

Or is there a bulletin board that lists people looking to fill slots or add someone to a charter to reduce their costs?

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We have had two partys in the last week or two want to split the cost of a charter with strangers...could be the makings of life long friendships..or a nightmare.
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Shared Charters

Sea Devil Charters do cabin charters, they try to match up like groups, and will give you general information on other guest.

They are at Sea Devil Crewed Catamaran Charters

Next cabin charter starts Sept 6

And yes I am related to the company,

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Moorings

Has a second division called signature with stateroom availability on crewed charters:
Sail-Away Stateroom Vacations

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we did that for our tenth anniversary-- St Lucia to Grenada-- and it was a fantastic holiday--one couple was from Italy, another England, our crew was S African and Scottish and we were Canadians-- great conversations and wonderful sailing--I would recommend it--and build in a few days before and after the sail...
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