Dutch Love is for sale
New adventures await Captain
and thus her future owners!
has been chartered to the Boy scouts of America during the spring breaks
and summer month of June, July and August for the last 19 years, out of
the Florida Keys, as well as private charters in the Bahamas, Roatan and Belize.
In purchasing Dutch Love a contract with the Boy scouts organization
facilitating financing and an enormous amount of experience gained with the boat
relatively short period of time of 12 X 6 day trips in the summer
For Dutch Love most these week long trips have been made out of Islamorada to
Key West, Marathon and Key Largo and everyplace in between, usually there will
be 6 scouts
and 2 adult leaders on board, only US citizen licensed captains can make
The Boy Scouts have bases in Islamorada Fl, Abaco Bahamas and St.Thomas US Virgin
Sea Base, a high adventure base for the Boy Scouts of America
in the June, July and August summer month hires a fleet of some 40 privately
owned vessels ranging
in size from 41' to Schooners in the 70' range to take crews of Boyscouts
with adult supervision sailing,
mostly in the Florida Keys out Islamorada and between Key Largo and Marathon,
with smaller fleets
in the Abacos Bahamas and now out of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.
These trips pay 2,700$ / week with the
Base providing all the provisions, fuel and docking facilities,
allowing for a 32,500 $ 3 month summer income, which will allow to make payment
on the boat and
pay for a sizeable amount of yearly expenses for the boat with free docking
Now having said this all above, I might
also mention that taking on 6 scouts and 2 adults as crew is not
for everybody, but should you come to terms with it is an incredible opportunity
to sail this boat with
8 man for crew, and really get her going, do this for a few years, and you will
master The Dutch Love
completely both as a sailboat, but mechanically as well, and also pay for
Please do not hesitate to call for
details on this!!
For me it has been a life changing experience I will carry with me for the rest
of my life.
If not for you, well then there is the
rest of the world waiting for you and the boat.
Act now. Time waits for no one!