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Frequently Asked Questions – basic questions

1. Are there any additional charges?

The following additional charges may apply:

  • Deposit – Refundable Security Deposit
  •  Fuel – The boat should be delivered topped up with fuel.
  • Options – Any optional extras that you might have specifically requested.

2. What is the security deposit?

The boat is comprehensively insured, including third Party cover, beyond a deductible “excess” figure.
The Refundable Security Deposit is held against the yacht’s insurance excess and, if there is no damage or loss to the boat or her equipment, this amount is refunded to you.

Exception: for any loss or damage caused by gross negligence or wanted or willful misuse by the charterer or by any of his party, to a value in excess of the Security Deposit amount, the charterer will be held liable for the total amount of loss or damage.
Normally, we will refund the Security Deposit immediately at the end of the charter. However, if any damage and/or loss are extensive, the deposit or appropriate proportion will be returned, if applicable, as soon as possible after full assessment of rectifying such damage or loss has been made.

The Refundable Security Deposit covers:

  • Loss of or damage to the boat or to third parties.
  • Loss of or damage to the equipment listed in the inventory and given to the charterer at check-in.
  • Costs incurred if the boat is returned in an extremely dirty condition.
  • Cost of returning the yacht to the prearranged harbor if the charterer fails to do so by the scheduled date and time.
  • Cost of refuelling if the boat is returned without refilled tank.

The payment of the Refundable Security Deposit is designed to cover only one incident of a substantial nature at any one time, ie: in case of loss or damage to equipment of significant value such as outboard engine or dinghy, the charterer will have the right to an immediate replacement whilst on charter, provided that the charterer pays a new Refundable Security Deposit immediately upon receipt of replacement or repair.
The Refundable Security Deposit is payable at the yacht’s base before embarkation.

3. What should I bring with me?

The boat is fully equipped for charter and apart from provisioning and your personal belongings, you could step onboard as you are! If You need some extra thinghs like snorkeling equipment, fishing equipment or water sports equipment we can provide it.

4.Do you provide boat briefings?

The charterer and his or her party will be given general briefing covering the local cruising grounds. Questions about navigation, anchorages, prevailing conditions, or any part of the desired itinerary can be answered. A more specific boat briefing aboard the boat will then be given, covering all the operating systems.

5.Should I have travel insurance?

In your own interest, you are strongly advised to buy suitable travel insurance before leaving home, including cancellation insurance to protect your booking deposit. Also it is smart to pay insurance for everything You may brake on Your holiday.

6.Which documents do we need?

For chartering out boats You need valid maritime licence and passport.

7.What does the charter fee include?
Boat prices are in EURO, per week, depending on the period of the year. Charter fees include the rental cost of the boat, insurance, final cleaning and VAT (tourist tax not included).

8.Do I need to charter all boats for a week?

No, we can offer You day charter or week charter. Only difficult period is July and August becouse in that period all boats are booked for a week or more.

9.What’s a bareboat charter?

A bareboat is simply a boat that is rented without crew or skipper – you will need to skipper and navigate it yourself. If You are not fitted to do it yourselfe we can provide skipper.

10.Once I book a charter, how do I pay?

The two most common means of paying are by bank transfer or cash. Prior to payment, we will give you a full invoice that clearly shows the payments due in the currency of your charter. For booking/reservation You need to pay 20% of total amounth in euro. Rest You pay at charter base before taking a boat.