Bookings are accepted subject to the yacht being available. The right is
reserved to cancel any bookings made and in the event of such cancellation,
no liability shall fall on Clyde & West Coast Cruising except that any
monies paid shall be refunded.
A booking deposit of 25% of the charter fee is payable.
Payment of the balance of the charter fee must be made four weeks
prior to the commencement of the charter. A £1200 security deposit should be
paid prior to boarding your yacht in cash, bankers draft or Building Society
Any deposits and charter fees paid are not refundable in the event of
the charterer not being able to proceed with his charter, and once the
deposit is paid the charterer is responsible for the entire charter fee. It
is therefore advisable for cancellation and/or holiday Insurance to be taken
out by the charterer upon confirmation of this booking form.
No liability or responsibility is accepted for any loss or additional
expenses incurred by accident, sickness, strikes, stoppages, lockouts of
workmen or of transport personnel not in the direct employment of the
A charterer returning a yacht late will be liable to a charge of
twice the daily rate for each day or part of day overdue. If it seems likely
that you will not be able to return your yacht on time, you must contact us
as soon as possible so that we may make the best possible arrangements for
the next charterer.
The charterer is responsible for leaving the yacht and its equipment
spotlessly clean. It should be left in the condition that you received it on
handover at your arrival. If required arrangements can be made for the yacht
to be cleaned for a fee of £50.
The owner shall throughout the period the yacht is on hire under this
agreement and so long as the yacht remains in the designated cruising area,
insure the crew and keep the yacht and her sailing gear, machinery and
equipment, (but not including consumable supplies) insured, subject to the
usual warranties, conditions and exclusions, under a marine yacht policy
against fire, marine and collision risks and maintain protection and
indemnity cover ("the insurance policies"). Provided that the obligation of
the owner to ensure shall not extend to insure against loss of life or
personal injury to or loss or damage to any personal effect or any other
property of the charterer or any other person on board or near the yacht
(other than a member of the crew) arising from any cause whatsoever. The
charterer shall indemnify the owner against all costs, proceedings, claims
and demands sustained by, or brought or made against the owner on account of
any loss, damage or injury arising from any cause whatsoever to which the
owner's obligation to insure does not extend.
The charterer shall give prompt notice to the broker of any event
giving, or which may give rise to a claim under the insurance policies.
The charterer shall not be liable to the owner for any loss, damage
or injury to, or caused by the yacht her sailing, gear, machinery or
equipment which is recoverable by the owner under the insurance policies but
shall be liable to the owner for any such loss, damage or injury which is
not so recoverable by reasons of any wilful or negligent act of the
charterer or his passengers.
The charterer undertakes to observe and comply with all seagoing
rules and regulations currently in force.
Unless otherwise stated, all yachts are fully equipped as per the
Yachts must not be occupied by more persons than the stated number of
No persons under the age 21 years may charter a yacht.
The owners exercise all reasonable care to see that the yacht and
equipment when chartered is in every respect in good order, but they shall
be exempt from all liability for loss, damage or injury to persons or
property however arising and whether occasioned or contributed to by the
act, the neglect default or omission of the owners, their servants or by
reason of any defect in or any insufficiency of the yacht and equipment
whether existing at the commencement of a holiday or at any other time.
No animals or pets of any sort may be taken on board.
No firearms may be taken on board.
Only those persons nominated on the booking form are permitted aboard
whilst the yacht is under sail unless permission has been given by the owner
or his agent.
In some cases the conditions 1 -19 may be superseded by a separate