Bareboat Charters


The Formation of a Bareboat Charter

2.1 No special form is required for a bareboat charter. The normal rules of the English law of contract as to offer and acceptance, intention to create legal relations and consideration thus apply.1 However, judicial doubt has been expressed as to whether a bareboat charter can be constituted except by a document in writing. In the case of William Cory & Son Limited v. Dorman Long & Co Limited,2 Slesser LJ said as follows:

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, click Log In button.

Copyright © 2024 Maritime Insights & Intelligence Limited. Maritime Insights & Intelligence Limited is registered in England and Wales with company number 13831625 and address 5th Floor, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD, United Kingdom. Lloyd's List Intelligence is a trading name of Maritime Insights & Intelligence Limited.

Lloyd's is the registered trademark of the Society Incorporated by the Lloyd's Act 1871 by the name of Lloyd's.