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#291659 - 08/03/08 08:02 PM boat rental?  
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Calirn Offline
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Hi Folks!

My dear husband and I will be out for a few weeks in Sept....any thought about renting a small boat while we are there? Not looking for anything fancy, just an open skiff to get us around and explore a bit....

#291660 - 08/03/08 08:08 PM Re: boat rental? [Re: Calirn]  
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Belize requires that you have a captains license to operate a boat. These can take a while to get, so you probably will not be able to drive the boat yourself. You might want to look into charting a small catamaran with a captain.


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#291662 - 08/03/08 08:35 PM Re: boat rental? [Re: Three_Palms]  
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Okay....well that answers that! Thanks for the quick reply! We can't afford a boat with a captain....we were seriously just wanting to tool around.

#291696 - 08/04/08 10:01 AM Re: boat rental? [Re: Calirn]  
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I don't know of anyone that rents motor boats to tourist, the waters are a little tricky with coral heads and shallows so that it wouldn't be profitable considering the possible/likely damage to the props and lower units if you weren't familiar with the local terrain.
However lots of places rent sunfish and Kayaks that can be taken to the reef independently to snorkel.


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#291697 - 08/04/08 10:02 AM Re: boat rental? [Re: elbert]  
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And wave runners are available if you want to travel further faster.

#299596 - 09/19/08 12:38 PM Re: boat rental? [Re: Amanda Syme]  
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anyoe have info on where you can rent wave runners, and approx. how much do they rent for?

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#299813 - 09/20/08 09:41 PM Re: boat rental? [Re: Honeymooners29]  
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for waverunners try
www.karibbeanwatersports.com

There site tells you everything you will need to know.


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