Caribbean/Bahamas Bareboat Charter Companies 2008-2009 Page 3

Unless otherwise noted, prices shown are for a 40-foot monohull and a 38-foot catamaran for a weeklong charter in high/low season (in Tortola, if multiple bases). 800-626-5690;; Charter base: Hope Town, Abaco (15 boats). Offers monohulls 28'–46' (38' monohull, $628/d) catamarans 35'–48' (37' cat, $635/d). Services: Hotel nearby.We are
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Bitter End Yacht Club (Virgin Gorda): 800-872-2392;;

Club Colonna (Hodges Bay, Antigua): 888-350-3568;;

Emerald Coast Sailing (Pensacola Beach): 888-204-0241;;

Florida Yacht Charters (Miami Beach, Key West): 800-537-0050;;

Fun in the Sun Yacht Charters (Ft. Lauderdale): 800-327-0228;;

Go Native Yacht Charters (Miami Beach): 800-359-9808;;

Pensacola Yacht Charters (Pensacola): 850-432-3199;;

Sailing Florida (St. Petersburg): 866-894-7245;;

St. Augustine Sailing Enterprises (St. Augustine): 800-683-7245;;

St. Petersburg Yacht Charters (St. Petersburg): 727-823-2555;;

Southwest Florida Yacht Charters (Ft. Myers): 800-262-7939;;

Treasure Harbor Marine (Islamorada): 800-352-2628;;

Yachting Vacations (Punta Gorda): 800-447-0080;;



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