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post #10 of Old 11-29-2009
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Maybe Red Hook in USVI. We've chartered Island Packets out of there a few times. I have a 31 and would be interested in chartering a 37 but I can't imagine someone pulling that off from the states. Are you going to live in the BVI? All it takes is cardboard from a case of beer to introduce the roaches to be enjoyed by the next charter customer. A good charterer spends a lot of time in boat prep between customers.

But it could be done. You spend time to find a trustworthy person to manage and maintain the boat. Maybe you can avoid charter taxes and additional insurance costs if you have an agreement with a few friends who are allowed to contribute toward expenses - that's usually allowed. I'd maybe sign up for a month. If you could get a few others, you might very well cover your expenses but I doubt you're gonna make any money.

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