Charter Boat Ownership for Dummies


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.


Knots you must know

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!


Top Ten Reasons to Own a Charter Boat

katlo-cruising-tortola-bviWe sold 'Katlo', a Lagoon 450 four years ago to owners, Kathy and Mackie. 'Katlo' was placed in the 204-795-4275and has quickly made a name for herself in the industry.  We have had glowing reviews from the owners, crew and charter guests and thanks to their great experience, they have given us their 'Top Ten Reasons To Own a Charter Yacht'.


Charter Boat Seamanship Manual

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:


What To Pack For A Charter

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.