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A boat, such as a yacht, that is chartered without a skipper or crew and usually without provisions.

bare′boat′ing n.


a boat that can be chartered without crew, provisions, etc



providing a boat only, exclusive of crew, stores, fuel, and the like: a bareboat charter.
[1955–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.bareboat - a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisionsbareboat - a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisions
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
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Ship Finance announces that it has agreed to acquire a fleet of 15 feeder size container vessels, ranging from 1,100 TEU to 4,400 TEU, in combination with long term bareboat charters to a leading container line.
75m per vessel and will bareboat charter the ships back to Okeanis on 15-year charters.
Cash at hand exceeding a certain level will through a cash sweep mechanism will be distributed as repayment of the bank facilities and the bareboat charter in respect of the vessel Odin Viking will be amended to reflect that the charter hire of USD10,000 per day will not be payable in cash, but added to the principal amount outstanding under the charter party as payment in kind.
Ship is on Bareboat Charter that started on November 1 2014 for a term of 60 month @ 900,000 Annually.
The Epic Sicily was built at Sasaki Shipbuilding in Japan and is a long-term bareboat chartered from Kumiai Senpaku of Japan.
Whether bareboat chartering, hiring a whole luxury crewed vessel or just a cabin, chartering allows for spontaneity and a closeness to nature.
A weekend aboard Shetland Yachting's 37-foot yacht costs PS950 and a week's charter is priced at PS1950, both on a bareboat basis.
The above vessel is under bareboat charter with Seamec.
Malcolm Webb, chief executive of Oil & Gas UK, said: "It is perplexing given today's other good news that the Government has chosen to proceed with the bareboat measure.
Chris Jongerius is the owner of the Andaman Sea Club (ASC), a well-known bareboat and skippered yacht charter company and winner of the 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
This is OSC's third Medium Range (MR) size Tanker and the fourth Bareboat Charter vessel it has taken into the fleet this year from StealthGas Inc.