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11:02 Jun 27, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase:Chartering can be hard on a yacht.
However, owners should not expect to recoup all their costs through chartering, much less earn net income. "It’s rare to make a profit," cautions Saia, who recalls only one yacht that earned $20,000 after a "very aggressive" 22-week season. "Chartering can be hard on a yacht. It’s a sensitive piece of equipment. There needs to be a lot of down time for repairs and getting from point to point, like New England to the Caribbean."