Definition of bareboat in English:



  • Relating to or denoting a boat or ship hired without a crew.

    ‘bareboat charters’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Packing for a bareboat charter is made even easier by Australia's famous informality.’
    • ‘This will definitely affect the Hotel industry and the bareboat charters in our region.’
    • ‘And compared with the rest of the Caribbean, the sailing is relatively easy: with a little experience, you can join a flotilla, charter bareboat or pay extra for a professional skipper.’
    • ‘La Paz and Loreto are home to a number of companies offering crewed trips as well as bareboat sailing charters.’
    • ‘There are crewed or unscrewed yacht charters, bareboat or even a motorised yacht.’
    • ‘Of the islands on our cruise itinerary, five struck me as ones I'd like to revisit in a bareboat.’
    • ‘Such dual registrations - also known as double flaggings - are largely illegal, but some countries make exceptions for bareboat charters.’
    • ‘These can be a combination of bareboat and skippered yachts, and can provide you with the right balance of educational support and local knowledge.’
    • ‘If you find yourself yachtless, fear not: A number of companies rent yachts either bareboat or with a skipper.’
    • ‘One possibility initially envisaged was a bareboat charter to its existing Estonian subsidiary, which would then become the employer of the crew.’
    • ‘Both bareboat and crewed yachts are available for as long as you require.’
    • ‘Most bareboat companies have staff captains you can hire for $100 to $200 a day.’
    • ‘Whether you choose to go bareboat, take a captain, or even an entire crew there is bound to be a destination to suit you.’
    • ‘This was our first bareboat sailing holiday; the previous three had been in the safety of a flotilla.’
    • ‘Pass the final written test, and you'll earn certification in basic and bareboat cruising.’
    • ‘Brasoil would in turn make the upgraded vessel available for use by Petrobras under a bareboat sub-charter for the same period.’
    • ‘A smaller 40-foot bareboat might go for about $600 per person per week, not including groceries, dock fees, and gas.’



/ˈberbōt/ /ˈbɛrboʊt/