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bareboat Syllabification: bare·boat
Pronunciation: /ˈberbōt/

Definition of bareboat in English:


Relating to or denoting a boat or ship hired without a crew: bareboat charters
More example sentences
  • A fair number of crewed charter boats, both power and sail, are based in the marinas, but no bareboat firms were to be found when I visited a few months ago.
  • Bruce Baker, of Richmond, VA, is a veteran bareboat sailboat charterer.
  • But a better way to get the ‘feel’ of Europe is to do it yourself on a bareboat charter.


Example sentences
  • But the big charter firms are based on Raiatea - so if you're bareboating, Tahiti itself will probably not even be in your cruising itinerary.
  • ‘Even though we're bareboating, we hire a mate to do the cooking,’ he reports.
  • There is nothing more enjoyable and exhilarating than bareboating on a charter yacht.
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