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Chartering Amid Covid-19

I’m a week away from having to get tested for Covid-19. I dread it. I’ve heard it’s like a brain swab, but less fun. Nevertheless, I have to get one, because I’m about to go on my first charter since the start of the pandemic. At press time, the Bahamas had entered Phase 2 of ...read more

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Charter Resource Directory

MAIN RESOURCE INDEX PAGE Although the bareboat charter industry was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic this past spring, things are opening up again. To help prospective charterers make sense of the situation, we’ve put together this online charter resources directory in ...read more

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Charter: Croatia’s Southern Coastline

It’s easy to run out of superlatives when you’re talking about sailing in Croatia: the 1,800 miles of coastline, arguably the most beautiful in the Mediterranean, stretching most of the length of the Adriatic; the hundreds of inlets and bays in the scores of islands that make it ...read more

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Charter Checkout Procedures

One of my favorite parts of a charter is the checkout. I know, weird. But that’s the time I learn the boat that will be my charge, my baby and possibly my headache for the next week or two. I get right down into the bilge, engine room and anchor locker, because I have people ...read more