Charter Boat Ownership for Dummies

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More and more people are buying monohulls and catamarans and placing them into charter programs all over the globe. Placing a yacht into charter management is a good way to reduce the cost of the boat and also offset the cost of ownership. There are different types of Management programs offered by the industry that I will analyze and explain to ensure that you have a good understanding of what you will be getting into if you decide to place a yacht into charter management.

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Charter Boat Seamanship Manual

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This 29-page seamanship manual is the only one geared specifically to charterers, seasoned or first-timers alike. It even includes a glossary!

Here is the table of contents:

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Heave To Maneuver

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I don't care what anybody says, one day or another, on charter, you will need to take action to protect yourself and your vessel against an unexpected strong squall, higher seas, etc! And you better know what to do!

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What To Pack For A Charter

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Have you ever seen charter newbies showing up at the dock with hard suitcases, only to find out there is nowhere to store them on the boat? Very often, simply because you did not know, or because you are a first timer, you really do not have the right stuff. Here is your guide of what to bring and not to bring on charter.

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Knots you must know

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Like other articles in this section, this is not an in-depth knot encyclopedia. Just 5 knots that you should definitely know to handle almost any kind of situation or need during your charter. As a bonus, knot-making is a great past time for kids and it should keep them happily busy for quite a while—watch their ecstatic face when they nail their first bowline!

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