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Terms & Conditions

Boat Charter Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions

  • Client: The individual or entity chartering the vessel.
  • Company: The boat chartering company.
  • Vessel: The boat or yacht being chartered.

2. Booking and Payment

  • The booking is confirmed when the advance payment is received from the client.
  • The full amount of the advance payment must be settled before the charter begins.
  • All balance payments are due no later than 1 month prior to the yacht charter.

3. Charter Price

  • The price for yacht charter includes:
    • Vessel costs
    • Moorings and usual harbor dues
    • Fuel for cruising (usually up to 4 hours per day)
    • Ship’s laundry
    • Half board (breakfast and lunch) for the charter party

4. Additional Services (Extras)

  • Extras may include:
    • Skipper services
    • Gennaker or auxiliary engine
    • Transfers
    • Additional equipment (as agreed upon)
  • Any requested extras must be confirmed in writing at least 10 days prior to the charter start date.

5. Berthing Fees

  • If the yacht charter starts or ends in an alternative base (other than the homeport), berthing fees in the alternative base are not included in the charter price.
  • The client acknowledges that any berthing fees in the alternative base must be settled separately.

6. Cancellation and Refunds

  • If the client cancels the vessel booking after the stated deadlines, the company reserves the right to retain the advance payment.
  • The company may cancel the booking without refunds if the client fails to settle the balance payment.

7. Trading Warranties

  • The charter contract specifies where the vessel can go (trading warranties).
  • The client must adhere to these trading warranties during the charter period.

8. Insurance

  • The client must carry the required insurance while operating the vessel.
  • The company will provide details on the type of insurance needed.

9. Crew and Services

  • Crew wages, food, and ship’s laundry are included.
  • Crew standards, permitted cargoes, and indemnity agreements apply.

10. Miscellaneous

  • The charter contract is governed by the laws of the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Any disputes shall be resolved through arbitration.