Category: Boat Sharing

You will never find a boat sharing partner online!

As a practical matter, has anyone ever found a boat sharing partner online?  Even a quick look at the various boating blogs, forums and bulletin boards indicates there are a large number of people actively looking for boating partnerships, but has anyone ever found one through one of these avenues? I see post after post […]
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Would Warren Buffett Share His Boat?

While the question is a little fanciful, it is actually designed with a serious purpose – to examine whether there are good reasons, other than cost savings, for bringing partners on a boat.  To be sure, money is a perfectly valid and compelling reason to share a boat, but it may not be enough to […]
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Wanted: Tales of Boat Sharing

Give us your good, your bad and your ugly. We want it all. Best story gets a free year of Nautical Monkey and, of course, Accolades, Fame and Notoriety Worldwide!! Who can take part? Anyone who has experience with, an opinion about, or wants to start a dialog about, sharing a boat. What we want […]
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Boat Sharing – How Many Partners is too Many?

One of the primary questions we get asked when people are thinking of sharing a boat is how many partners they should have. Most people can get their mind around two people sharing a boat. Communication and scheduling aren’t too difficult with two people and if something happened to the boat and you didn’t do […]
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Top Five Questions to Ask a Potential Boat Sharing Partner

We have seen a myriad of different partnership arraignments work. Family partnerships, business partners or friends who purchase a boat together, relative strangers who become a member on a boat and remain for years – there really doesn’t seem to be a single defining characteristic that insures success in a boat sharing relationship.   There […]
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