Terms and Conditions for Bareboat Charter in Greece
Yacht Owner Charters
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Below, you will find information on the general conditions for yacht charter in Greece.
You should send us your preferences, as:
• type of yacht,
• sailing period,
• the navigation area with the base of departure and arrival,
• number of persons (adults, children).
We will reply to you with availability and price.
Reservations and Payment Conditions
Your reservation order should be made in written form and sent to us by email, fax or mail.
For correct charter documents for the Greek authorities, GRsailing needs the following
personal data of each participant of the cruise:
First name, last name, date of birth, nationality, number of ID-Card or passport.
Theses personal data are stored on our server. We do not make those information available to any third parties.
To secure a booking, 50% of the total fee must be paid upon booking. The balance will be due 4 weeks before departure.
Payment of any deposit or payment of the full price of the cruise implies that the client agrees with all our terms and conditions.
We will confirm your booking by email (or mail) after reception of your prepayment of fees and send you the invoice and the charter contract in five copies to be signed and returned back to us with a photocopy of the license of your main skipper.
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
At least 3 days before charter begin we need:
• 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).
All participants of the cruise must have valid passports or ID-Cards (for EU members only) and valid visas were required.
Passengers will not be permitted to sail without proper documentation.
No refund of cruise fare will be given to any passenger failing to bring such documentation.
Embarkation / Disembarkation
In general, yacht charter commence and end on Saturday:
Embarkation and Check-in at 5:00 PM
Disembarkation and Check-out 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 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.
Cancellation fees are calculated according to the period between the date of cancellation and departure date as follows:
a) 30% of the deposit is retained for reservations canceled more than 98 days before departure
b) 50% of the deposit is retained for reservations canceled 45-98 days before departure
c) 100% of the deposit is retained for reservations canceled less than 45 days before departure
In the unlikely event that you have any reason to complain or experience any problems, you must immediately inform the office of GRsailing.
We cannot accept any complaints that were not reported during the cruise.
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 to the base and the type of boat, additional charges like end cleaning, linen, outboard motor etc. may be included or not.
In this case we will inform you about these extra costs when we send you our charter offer.
You can also hire a skipper and/ or hostess.
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