Pirate charters are an issue at different marinas in Majorca. | G. Alomar
Pirate boat chartering is like a "metastasis" spread of cancer, according to José María Jiménez, the president of the charter committee of the association for maritime businesses. Each summer in Puerto Alcudia and Puerto Pollensa there is unfair competition and there are irregularities, but little action is taken. One business owner says that the Guardia Civil haven't once gone to conduct inspections.