Terms and Conditions

1. The Boat known as "Oceanique" (The Boat) is offered for Charter subject to confirmation by The Boat Company (the Company/Owner) to the Client (the Charterer).

2. To reserve the boat the Client should complete the Booking Form and return it together with the payment of the reservation deposit of £400 per booking. Following receipt of the Booking Form and reservation deposit The Boat Company will send a confirmation invoice. This is the formal acceptance of the booking and no refunds are available.

3. The full charter fee is payable not later than 4 weeks prior to the start of the Charter period. If payment is not received by the due date The Boat Company reserves the right to give notice in writing that the reservation is cancelled and withhold the deposit. Reservations made within 4 weeks of the start date require full payment at the time of booking.

4. A security deposit of £500 for every charter period is required. This will be refunded at the end of the charter by post providing no damage has been caused to the boat during the charter period by the Client/Guest.

5. In the event of a cancellation by the Client/Guest the £500 security deposit will be refunded but the reservation deposit will be refunded as follows:

6. The charter period shall commence at 9am and end at 5pm on a full day charter. Hours to be agreed for a half day charter.

7. The maximum number of Client/Guests must not exceed 10.

8. The Client/Guest agrees to be a considerate guest and to take good care of the boat. The Client/Guest also agrees not to act in any way which would cause disturbance to those neighbouring boats and the client should take steps to prevent guests from acting in an anti social manner.

9. "Oceanique" and equipment are insured with a Yacht Insurance Policy by GJW Direct with a minimum of £3,000,000 third party cover. The policy applies for Channel, Brest, Elbe limits. In the event of a claim for damages caused by the guests the Client will be liable to pay the policy excess of £1,750.

10.For details of the policy wording please go to www.gjwdirect.co.uk

11.In any event The Company/Owner/Skipper liability cannot exceed the maximum as detailed in the Yacht Insurance Policy.

12. Under no circumstance shall the owner's liability to the Client/Guest exceed the amount paid to the Company/Owner/Skipper for the Charter period.

13. Under no circumstances shall the Company/Owner/Skipper be liable for any loss damage or injury, which is the result of adverse weather conditions, riots, war, strikes or other matters beyond the control of the owner.

14. If the Company/Owner/Skipper decides to cancel the charter due to safety or weather conditions (as to which the opinion of The Company/Owner/Skipper is final) 85% of the charter fee will be refunded or an alternative date will be provided. The Company/Owner/Skipper will not be liable for reimbursement of any other fees/costs incurred by the charterer.

15. All details contained in this website are to help you gain some insight into "Oceanique" and The Company/Owner/Skipper cannot be held responsible for any discrepancies or any differences or changes that may occur between viewing this web site and visiting the boat.

Note: this contract shall be governed by English Law

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