Charter Provisioning: Purchase OR DIY?

Photo courtesy of The Moorings
Photo courtesy of The Moorings

There’s something about the sea air that revs an appetite. No wonder one of the most common questions when booking a bareboat charter is about provisioning.

There are two ways to stock the galley.

  1. Do the shopping yourself.
  2. Purchase a provisioning package.

Both have their advantages and disadvantages, yet both assure you’ll never go hungry.

Let’s take a look at both…

Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian.