I can not help with Boat Taxi advice but hiring a boat is very easy. The nearest place is the beach just below the Paleo Inn. A bit further away there are also loads of hire boats in the main harbor.
Either way just turn up and at this time of year they will always be a spare boat.
Try and pick a calm day as it is a bit more difficult to moor when the waters choppy. Usually the sea is like a mill pond!
Pack a picnic and the boat owner will help and give clear instructions on how to moor up on one of the many secluded beaches.
It sounds a bit daunting at first as you approach the centre of the beach you have chosen. You now have to drop the anchor about thirty yards from shore then apply enough power to get you to drift onto the beach.
Just be careful to turn off the engine as you will damage the propeller as it keeps turning even if the engine is idling. After gently bumping the beach a volunteer jumps off and holds the boat so you can transfer your stuff off. Then you simply pull back the boat to sea on the anchor rope until it is about ten to twenty feet from shore and tie it off.
Jump in and swim to shore and don’t worry about the boat as waves and breeze will always try to be washed up to the shore so it just stops there. See my pics.
When you want to go home swim back out to the boat let the anchor rope out and you will drift back to the shore to pick up your belongings and passengers. Then pull back out on the anchor rope till you are well out and lift the anchor and start the engine.
It is great fun and these beaches are wonderful and you will find the water there much warmer.
Might see you out and about!
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