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bare·boat

 (bâr′bōt′)
n.
A boat, such as a yacht, that is chartered without a skipper or crew and usually without provisions.

bare′boat′ing n.

bareboat

(ˈbɛəˌbəʊt)
n
a boat that can be chartered without crew, provisions, etc

bare•boat

(ˈbɛərˌboʊt)

adj.
providing a boat only, exclusive of crew, stores, fuel, and the like: a bareboat charter.
[1955–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Queensland Yacht Charters is offering a 'honeymoon' special - five nights afloat on one of its bareboats and three nights at Palm Bay, where breakfast is served on your verandah and you are pampered just as newlyweds deserve to be.
The Whitsunday Bareboat Operators Association (WBOA) and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), which manages the marine park surrounding the Whitsundays, have devised an accreditation scheme for bareboat operators.
He told us about unseamanlike behaviour by charter skippers of the maxi boats and the perils of the bareboats who used his own boat as a guide for anchoring.