Charter rate is subject to a 14% Bahamian VAT and foreign charter tax
+ 30% APA
+ 30% APA
For 6 guests all inclusive of food, drinks and fuel (4 hrs) additional hour 500$/hr, addtional guests 250$/pers.
APA (yacht expenses) is additional to the charter rate. 15 % to 20% Gratuity of 15% for the crew is customary.
The yacht charter rates Bahamas relates to the cost for the yacht for your charter period. It includes the use of the yacht and and the service of the 3 crews for the duration of your charter.
The APA (advance account provisioning) is a budget to cover all the yacht expenses during your charter and varies with your food and drink preferences, itinerary and activities preferences. The APA is estimated at 35% of the charter rate. All yacht expenses are charge at cost. At the end of the charter the captain will present a detailed accounting of all expenses and included the following:
Our chef Annette will prepare an elaborate menu for you and will be provisioning the yacht according to your preferences including your choices of favorites drinks
You may want to stay a few nights at a marina along the way. Marinas average between 3 to 5$/foot/ day, plus electricity and water. ($400 to $500 per night)
M/V Bonaparte fuel burn rate is economical at 16 gallon per hour for both engines. Typical cruising time for a week is between 18 to 24 engine hours. Generator is 1.4 gph (include Air Conditioning, water making) Fuel expenses also include jet skis and tender.
Price per gallon of fuel is 6,83$ (November 2023)
On board Internet connection, taxi, fishing lure, diner ashore, special events, fresh fish from local fisherman, fishing guide, charter a plane, etc.