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boat rental? #291659
08/03/08 08:02 PM
08/03/08 08:02 PM
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Calirn Offline OP
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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....

Re: boat rental? [Re: Calirn] #291660
08/03/08 08:08 PM
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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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Re: boat rental? [Re: Three_Palms] #291662
08/03/08 08:35 PM
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Calirn Offline OP
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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.

Re: boat rental? [Re: Calirn] #291696
08/04/08 10:01 AM
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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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Re: boat rental? [Re: elbert] #291697
08/04/08 10:02 AM
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Amanda Syme Offline

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And wave runners are available if you want to travel further faster.

Re: boat rental? [Re: Amanda Syme] #299596
09/19/08 12:38 PM
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Honeymooners29 Offline
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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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Re: boat rental? [Re: Honeymooners29] #299813
09/20/08 09:41 PM
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for waverunners try

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