Originally Posted by Hawgwash
800/day skippered. No, prep, no pre cruise time. Just walk on and cast off. You could see a lot of the area in 4 nights-5 days from La Conner and that in itself is a great place to start.
Bookend the above with motel rooms and round trip airfare to my airport of choice for a shade over $5,500 + fuel and food. That's a cheap vacation considering it includes a skippered yacht charter.
Hell of a lot cheaper than owning the boat