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LivinLarge
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: NCSailor]
      #1727324 - 03/21/17 08:09 AM (67.67.24.1)

Quote:

NCSailor said:
Does Captain's Compass still redline Anegada?




You can get permission to go to Anegada ... if you have skippered a boat there before and agree to the fact there is no chase boat available if a problem arises.

We sailed Island Fun there last year.

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GeorgeC1
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: LivinLarge]
      #1727333 - 03/21/17 08:50 AM (108.213.0.118)

"you can't go there unless you have been there!"

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LivinLarge
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: GeorgeC1]
      #1727352 - 03/21/17 10:50 AM (67.67.24.1)

Quote:

GeorgeC1 said:
"you can't go there unless you have been there!"




Exactly !



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LivinLarge
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: LivinLarge]
      #1727375 - 03/21/17 12:14 PM (67.67.24.1)

Actually I forgot this part (because we had already sailed there before) but if you could present a charted course to Anegada that would suffice too.

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IowaSailor
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: LivinLarge]
      #1727377 - 03/21/17 12:45 PM (75.170.211.80)

Question for Brent or others with experience with Brent's charter. I see from his website, the fleet is rather small, not surprising. Any experience with a charter going wonky because a boat is not available due to maintenance or any other reason? What is the fall back plan for a substitute boat on no notice, due to availability issues, with small fleet to draw from? Especially curious about this situation in peak March times. Thanks in advance for any info!

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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: IowaSailor]
      #1727406 - 03/21/17 04:04 PM (198.206.244.4)

I have found this to be an enlightening thread. And all I can say is that I'm glad we don't all want the same thing and that there are choices for everyone which is what I think this thread points out.

Personally I don't want to be MacGyver and either fixing, waiting for a fix, or accepting a problem in exchange for a somewhat cheaper boat. A large portion of the posts indicate they had problems but Brent fixes them quickly which impresses them. I admit that all boats will have a problem once in a while. But to be excited about how fast the service call happens baffles me - I don't want to see the service guy! I'm on vacation. I don't want my itinerary to be dictated by where spare parts and/or mechanic can be found. I don't want "adventure" to be defined by the broken boat. I only have so many days of vacation and want those days to be as enjoyable as I can possible make it. But happy there are choices for any budget - to each his/her own!

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SailingDoctor
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: agrimsrud]
      #1733447 - 05/21/17 10:54 PM (97.90.159.31)

I have been chartering boats from Brent Fennel since 1999. I have also chartered with other companies. The reason I keep coming back to Captain's compass is because Brent is a stand-up guy offering a great product.

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Capnmike
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: SailingDoctor]
      #1733448 - 05/21/17 11:16 PM (50.34.147.193)

I recently had some friends charter 2 large new power cats from a larger company.

They had more problems than I ever had chartering 3 times with Brent.

They spent a whole lot of money and lost 2+ days of vacation. Both boats had issues one was major.

You never know, but if it is going to happen, its gonna happen out there....


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SailingDoctor
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: Capnmike]
      #1733449 - 05/21/17 11:32 PM (97.90.159.31)

I agree. During my 3 week Charter, engines purred like a kitten, systems up and running great. My family had a wonderful and memorable Adventure in the BVI.

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shiloh8912
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Re: The Captain's Compass Bareboat Charters [Re: Brent]
      #1733503 - 05/22/17 05:53 PM (73.220.200.146)

Been 3 years since we sailed the Lom Dee with Captain Carol for 10 days, honestly the best vacation we've ever had. We had a slight hiccup on our second morning out, but we motored into Sopers Hole and Brent had the issue taken care of right away. Gave us an opportunity to drink a few more Painkillers...Hoping to head back in November of 2018.

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