Absolutely. It is a great way to start your first bareboat adventure.
He will help and mentor you on everything you need to know to have a successful bareboat vacation.
Some fleets even rent the captain for the whole duration of the charter.
Renting a captain is a great way to hone up your skills, give you confidence in yourself and perhaps give other members of your party a piece of mind that “we can do this.” Captains usually run about $250 per day. You are expected to feed them and tip them as well. Gratuities can be from $500 per week up to 10 to 15% of the boat rental cost.