Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • adj. Being or pertaining to a charter for the hire of a boat without any crew or provisions included.

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  • n. a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisions

Etymologies

bare +‎ boat (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Eight of the vessels are on medium-term time charters, two are on long-term bareboat charters and two are operating in the Tankers International Pool.

  • Independent Tankers' business is mainly concentrated on the ownership and operation of crude oil tankers on long term bareboat contracts to major oil companies and two vessels operating in the spot market.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • term bareboat and professionally crewed luxury yacht charters and powerboat rentals.

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  • The vessel is managed by International Shipholding under what is known as a bareboat charter.

    Macon Telegraph: Homepage

  • The vessel is owned by Maersk USA and leased to International Shipholding, under what is known as a bareboat charter.

    news | GT | http://www.gadsdentimes.com

  • Shipholding, under what is known as a bareboat charter.

    WTVY - HomePage - Headlines

  • Consider a one-way bareboat charter, which saves on time.

    Susan Fogwell: Bareboat Sailing Options In The Caribbean

  • A bareboat charter is literally bare of a skipper, crew and food.

    Susan Fogwell: Bareboat Sailing Options In The Caribbean

  • Six of Prosafe's rigs are on bareboat charters in Mexico for end-user Pemex.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • - We estimate the project must now cover operating costs of about $11,000 per day on the Pioneer that were previously covered by BP Shipping, a wholly owned subsidiary of BP PLC A/Stable/A-1, under their bareboat charter.

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