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Liveaboard #469915
08/09/13 05:06 PM
08/09/13 05:06 PM
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Alberta, Canada
Morg Offline OP
Morg  Offline OP
Does anyone know if there is moorage on Ambergris Caye for living aboard my boat longterm?

Re: Liveaboard [Re: Morg] #469975
08/11/13 05:33 AM
08/11/13 05:33 AM
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San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline
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Belize Yacht Club was the only one ......... not sure what the situation is there now.
Simon is our resident boating expert - maybe he has some helpful info?

Re: Liveaboard [Re: Morg] #469992
08/11/13 07:19 AM
08/11/13 07:19 AM
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I would contact Belize Yacht Club directly to see what their status is. Don't be fooled by the name, it's just a dock with no facilities. I've heard of transient boaters being turned away from there.

I don't know about other docks but the ECP for our pier permit prevents us from having persons living aboard the boats even short-term.

If you plan on staying long term you'll also have to pay a yearly temporary import duty on the boat. I'm not sure what the time limitation is on a cruising permit, probably 90 days.

Re: Liveaboard [Re: SimonB] #470003
08/11/13 01:38 PM
08/11/13 01:38 PM
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Alberta, Canada
Morg Offline OP
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Thanks for the information - not sure it would work out now anyway so I willlook for long term rental smile

Re: Liveaboard [Re: Morg] #470039
08/12/13 12:36 AM
08/12/13 12:36 AM
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seaglass Offline
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I also looked into this, Belize Yacht Club was the only thing available....way over priced for no more than offered, the conditions are terrible

Re: Liveaboard [Re: Morg] #470055
08/12/13 08:49 AM
08/12/13 08:49 AM
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Another excellent example of the value of this board when used properly..cudos to Simon and Diane

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