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post #2 of Old 11-28-2009
davidpm
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I'm no expert on this but the way I understand it charting in the BVI is very, very competive. You will need.
  • Insurance
  • An agent to find people and book them and take their money.
  • Someone to meet the people and check them out.
  • Someone to fix stuff that is broke.
  • A chase boat to help out if something happens on the water.
But if you can book a couple people yourself that you trust maybe you could eliminate some steps at some risk.
If you are offering an older boat with limited services what are you offering to make someone choose you over the regulars. How much you thinking? Price is an obvious option.
The solution is to charter to me first then saildog last so he can fix everything I broke.

We chartered with Bareboat Sailboat Charters on the Maryland Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay this summer. Someone like him would just add you boat to his charter fleet and take care of all the details.

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