Yacht Charter Conditions
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Reservations and Payment Conditions
Your reservation order should be made in written form and sent to GRsailing by email, fax or mail. Proper charter documentation according to the Greek authorities requires that the following personal data of each participant of the cruise: First name, last name, date of birth, nationality, number of ID-Card or passport to be provided to GRsailing. These personal data are stored in our server and will not be made available to any third parties.
To secure a booking, 30% of the total fee must be paid upon booking, 90 days before embarkation 20% of the total fee must be paid and the balance of 50% of the total fee must be paid till 30 days before departure. A deposit of 30% of the total charter price is required to confirm your booking. Payment of the deposit implies your acceptance of our terms and conditions.
If the charter date is shorter than 30 days, the full amount of the charter fee is payable upon booking. In all cases, should the balance is not paid by due date, GRsailing reserves the right to cancel the booking without refund of the deposit. Confirmation of the booking will be sent upon deposit payment followed by the invoice.
Payments can be done by direct bank transfer and by credit card (Master card or Visa) with no personal cheques accepted.
Any bank transfer costs that may occur have to be handled by the charterer.
Experience and Qualification
According to Greek legislation, two skippers must be on board for the safety of the crew and the boat. One of the skippers must have a sailing license or certificate that proves his skills. Don't forget to bring your original sailing license with you, it has to be presented to the Greek authorities to start the charter. If the second skipper does not have such a license he can make a written statutory declaration to attest his sailing skills.
Documents required for the Greek authorities
The charter contract in five copies signed by yourself
The skipper license (original) and a written statutory declaration of the 2nd skipper attesting his/her sailing skills
Crew list (name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, mobile No)
Embarkation / Disembarkation
In general, yacht charter commence and end on Saturday:
Embarkation and Check-in at 5:00 PM
Check out at 17:00 one day before disembarkation
Disembarkation at 9:00 AM
Other arrangements can be made by special agreement.
On check-in an inventory list of the boat will be given to you check and agree. A person on site will be happy to explain the essential elements for the proper functioning of the sailboat.
Feel free to ask questions you think appropriate for the handling of your boat. After return of the yacht we will inspect together the whole boat which must be left clean, in good working condition and with completely filled fuel and water tanks.
A refundable security deposit is required on embarkation and must be paid in cash or by credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD). This deposit is refunded on return of the boat in case of no accident or damage. The security deposit varies according yacht size and will be between 1000 and 3000 euros.
Bookings cancelled between 90 & 61 days prior to embarkation, 30% of the total Charter fee is charged.
Bookings cancelled between 60 & 31 days prior to embarkation, 50% of the total charter fee is charged.
Bookings cancelled less than 30 days prior to embarkation, 100% of total charter fee is charged.
In the case that the yacht is chartered again, under the same conditions, then full refund of the received amount is applicable and only 200 € administration fees will be charged. In case that the new charter fee is lower than the former, a charge of the amount equal to the fees’ difference is applicable.
Instead of cancellation, a charter reschedule can be accepted (in the same season) only when notification is given at least 60 days before embarkation and according to booking availability strictly. In case the charter fee is different, the difference is charged to the client. Charter reschedule requests that are made less than 60 days prior to embarkation will not be accepted and normal cancellation policy will be applied.
For cancelation or reschedule 200 € administration fees will be applied.
In the event of official government restrictions announced in the host or originating country that affect the dates of charter, a reschedule (in the same season) will be arrange free of charge. In the event that a reschedule that suits the clients’ needs is not possible, a credit note valid for 18 months will be issued. The clients are responsible for communicating their travel restrictions in a timely manner. Any delays or no-shows will be treated as a normal cancellation and the normal cancellation policy will apply.
According to Greek law, all boats are fully insured (liability insurance). You are covered for damages to other boats caused by you and the passengers. You are covered for damage to your own boat and crew. This insurance also covers pollution that can cause. According the insurance all the yacht have tracking system.