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Charter for Sea Burial (Scattering Ashes)

Dallas, Texas
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Charter for Sea Burial (Scattering Ashes)

I am in need of suggestions for chartering a boat out of Dana Point to scatter a loved one's ashes. Thank you in advance!

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Corona del Mar...
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for San Diego, Orange County, California
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435 reviews
1. Re: Charter for Sea Burial (Scattering Ashes)

CVV88, welcome to the forums.

Dana Wharf and Captain Dave's have good reputations.



Anaheim, California
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for Tijuana, Anaheim
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10 reviews
2. Re: Charter for Sea Burial (Scattering Ashes)

I will say, though, you need to tell them your plans BEFORE you book. Some places may be uncomfortable with the idea.

Santa Cruz...
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for Santa Cruz
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3. Re: Charter for Sea Burial (Scattering Ashes)

And some places require a permit to scatter ashes, even at sea.

Huntington Beach...
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for Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach
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189 reviews
4. Re: Charter for Sea Burial (Scattering Ashes)

You don't need a permit to scatter the ashes. You just need to follow the rules. I found a private boat owner who took my family out a a few miles to scatter our relative's ashes. The companies that advertise this service all wanted a LOT of money.

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