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(@vaheel)
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Does anyone know if bareboat rental rates are typically negotiable? Thanks in advance.

 
Posted : March 23, 2014 1:15 am
(@alana33)
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They are usually set rates by companies that have the yachts in service tho they may be privately owned by individuals.

 
Posted : March 23, 2014 7:32 am
(@future-islander)
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Yes.

We just returned from a bareboat trip and were successful negotiating a reduced price.

However, it was a "last minute" reservation, we are repeat guests with the rental firm, and our schedule and boat size were very flexible.

F.I.

 
Posted : March 23, 2014 9:07 am
(@rickg)
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We get a guest loyalty discount and a seasonal booking discount at the time of the Annapolis boat show. If you're willing to book last minute you can negotiate. Another option is to go to a third-tier fleet, like Conch on Tortola, and book an older boat and ask for discount. CYOA and Island Yachts charter newer boats.

Cheers, RickG

 
Posted : March 23, 2014 9:19 pm
(@future-islander)
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We did the same 3 years ago......Annapolis Boat Show discount from Voyages Charters in West End, Tortola. We had a 44 foot Cat with 4 cabins & heads. Nice boat!

 
Posted : March 24, 2014 7:36 am
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