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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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The company owns two of the ships, while the remaining are hired on bare-boat charter.
Most charter companies require the skipper of a bare-boat charter to demonstrate competence in handling an expensive piece of equipment like a modern sailboat.
Allow two days by bare-boat charter from Seattle, assuming the weather across the sometimes treacherous Juan de Fuca Straits is fair.