bareboat charter

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bareboat charter

[′ber‚bōt ‚chärd·ər]
(industrial engineering)
An agreement to charter a ship without its crew or stores; the fee for its use for a predetermined period of time is based on the price per ton of cargo handled.
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Bill Lipson - who founded Sail Whitsunday in 1990 with Leon Barlow and who left the business in 1997 to return to teaching - has rejoined the fray as CEO of Trinity Marine, the largest bareboat operator in the Whitsundays (with a fleet of 50).
Bill says that he is going to concentrate on the Whitsunday Rent-a-Yacht name, a brand that has survived since the first bareboat companies got into business in the late 1970s.
Lots of people with very little experience sail the Whitsundays all the time in bareboats.