Private Charter Terms & Conditions

Please read and understand the terms and conditions below before making a booking. If you have questions, please inform us as soon as possible. By confirming your booking you accept the terms and conditions included here below.   Charter rates are in Euro, referring to weekly (7nights/6days) charter period, including: Current VAT 12% VAT), bed sheets & towels (one set per person), first fill for outboard engine, spare bottle of gas, first & last night at the marina / home port, use of yacht with her equipment ( equipment confirmed upon submission of offer ).

Charter rates do not include:

Fuel & water consumption, crew’s fees (i.e. skipper/cook), berthing fees, provisioning, transfers, charterer’s expenses & extras. Provisioning: Food & beverage can be arranged for Charterer in advance, using our Provision List. Travel services: Airport welcome and transfers, etc. can be arranged upon request. Embarkation: charter period start date from 17h00 Disembarkation: charter period end date by 09h00 Return to Re-delivery Base – Compulsory: return to base the evening before disembarkation, at 18h00 the latest. Check in/out procedures time is considered to be part of the charter period.

Charter Bases:

Athens, Lavrion, Skiathos, Volos, Kos, Rhodes, Lefkas, Corfu. Pick up possibilities: Mykonos, Paros, or other ports upon request & availability.   Discounts: 2 weeks charter: 5%; 3 weeks charter: 10%; 4 weeks charter 15%; Early booking till 31/01/2020: 10%, Maximum discount: 15%.   One-way fees: Rates as stated in our current price list   Optional Crew Services*: Skipper: 186€ per day plus provisioning Hostess/Cook: 170€ per day plus provisioning Insurance of Security Deposit is mandatory for skippered charters. Optional Services: Pets are allowed onboard, only upon request. Optional Equipment arrangements * : Blister/Gennaker for sailing yachts up to 44ft: 150€ per week plus extra security deposit of 500€ Blister/Gennaker for sailing yachts from 45-57ft: 200€ per week plus extra security deposit of 500€ SUP (Stand up Paddle): 130€ per charter week Safety net installed: available upon request, according to the yacht’s size. Extra linen: 10€ per person INTERNET Pack: Wi-Fi router for Internet aboard, for the first 2GB, at 50€. FAST TRACK Pack: Fast track access to the yacht: by 14h00, 130€ per charter VIP Pack: Airport/Port welcome, transfer to the yacht, welcome pack with sparkling wine and fruits, departure transfer to the airport: 250€ per charter * Extras by independent providers are subject to availability, payable upon embarkation directly by the Charterer in cash. Listed Prices include local taxes and VAT calculated as per current rates applicable and valid to this date (VAT 24%), subject to change without prior notice or responsibility of the Broker, the Stakeholder or the Supplier. Should any changes in applicable tax legislation take place after booking, that result in change of VAT and hence of total amount(s) due, then the difference will be credited or debited accordingly to the Charterer.

Security Deposit:

As per Charter Party Terms, Charterer will provide before embarkation a Security Deposit as per our validated offer; payment by cash or credit card, VISA , MasterCard or American Express (no debit cards). The Security deposit applies per insured event (damage or loss). This means that should an incident occur, in order to be covered against a 2nd incident, the Charterer must replenish the Security deposit to the initial amount. In any other case, Stakeholder and / or Owner may treat the charter agreement as repudiated by Charterer and end the charter.

Insurance of Security Deposit & Waiver: As per our current price list. Mandatory in case of a skippered charter. Not available for regattas & races. Prices subject to change without notice.   Yachts’ Insurance: All boats are insured against:

  • Risks arising from liability to third parties and damage to hull, machinery and equipment
  • Third party liability
  • Sea pollution liability
  • A deductible provision is applied, depending on the yacht’s value

Prices

  • All prices are in Euro, pricelist subject to change without
  • Charter Prices include local taxes and VAT calculated as per current rates applicable and valid to this date (VAT 12% on charter fee, 24% on all other prices), subject to change without prior notice or responsibility of the Broker, the Stakeholder or the Owner. Should any changes in applicable tax legislation take place after booking, that result in change of VAT and hence of total amount(s) due, then the difference will be credited or debited accordingly to the Charterer.

Payments

  • Charter Price: 50% of the total charter fee due and payable upon reservation to confirm booking. Balance payment due 45 days prior to
  • Extras are payable upon embarkation directly by Charterer in cash (i.e. crew arrangements, optional equipment , charter packs & services )
  • Booking is not confirmed until 1st payment is cleared to our bank account stated on booking form. Charter will take place only if all payments are confirmed in cleared funds in due
  • All amounts must be received in full, in cleared funds net of payment / credit card / banking commissions and expenses.

Booking Cancellation Policy

Time of Cancellation Charter Fee
1 to 45 days prior to departure 100% of total charter fee
46 to 90 days prior to departure 50% of total charter fee
91 days or more prior to departure 30% of total charter fee

  Cancellation of Crew arrangements (Skipper/Hostess): if notice of cancellation is given 1 to 45 days prior to departure, 30% of agreed services fee is due.   No-Show Cancellation: 100% of all amounts including charter price, mandatory/optional extras and any crew’s fees are due.   In any event of cancellation, Pelagos Yachts guarantee that in case the yacht is re-let, for the same charter period and under the same conditions, all amounts received will be reimbursed to Charterer, net of a processing fee of Euro 300. Please ask us for our Travel cancellation Insurance program.  

Bookings

  • Options placed upon request for maximum one
  • Bookings confirmed only when: duly signed Charter Party has been provided and

1st payment has been cleared in Pelagos bank account in due time.

  • Pelagos Yachts reserve the right to, without any liability, cancel bookings for which documentation and / or payments have not been provided in due time and in compliance with booking and charter party terms & conditions

Responsibility

  • Yacht’s specification and equipment may vary from those presented on internet or promotional material, exact yacht & equipment details are valid only as listed / described in the specific offer statement provided by Pelagos, in response to each inquiry. Information, photos and videos on Pelagos webpages are not binding and do not constitute contractual document, it is only indicative as to the type and model of the yachts offered. Described services and facilities are indicative. They may vary depending on actual conditions (for example the period, base or yacht chartered).
  • Only documentation (forms / contracts / checklists) issued by Pelagos can be accounted for as official proof of the conditions of each charter and guest comments and evaluations on such forms ONLY are to be accounted for as testimony on the services provided. Any other documents / forms aside those issued by Pelagos (i.e. for Inventory, Delivery and Redelivery etc.) will be
  • By requesting Charter Party to be issued by Pelagos, Charterer and Agents acknowledge to have read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions of booking and of Charter
  • By taking delivery of the yacht, even if affected and signed by Skipper, Charterer confirms acceptance without modification of all Charter Party terms and conditions and assumes full responsibility pursuant to those
  • In cases of complaints, notice must be given to Pelagos, by written communication specifying the precise nature of the complaint within 24-hours of the event or occurrence and not after the charter period has ended. Any claim or complaint after such period may be
  • Pelagos Yachts are not responsible for any typing errors that may happened.

Sailing Qualifications

  Minimum requirements involve that

  • one crew member presents to the Port Authority an appropriate sailing certificate, proving his competence as Skipper, and
  • One experienced crew member is declared as Co-skipper; Co-skipper should possess equivalent certification as Skipper or may otherwise sign a self-declaration statement for the port authority verifying his sailing
  • Subject to applicable Greek legislation, qualifications are to be approved by the local Port Authority on the day of departure. Charterer is at all times liable for suitability of his qualification and certification. Day Skipper Certificates may be rejected by the Port Authority and Charterers are therefore advised to ensure they have an International Certificate of Competence (ICC). Please contact your yachting association in time for your trip, allowing sufficient time for any additional certificate to be issued. Also any other certificates bearing daylight use limitations are being rejected by Greek port authorities, if charter duration exceeds 24 hours. Other causes of license rejection may include navigation limited to less than
  • Broker, Stakeholder and Owner shall not be responsible if skipper certification is rejected by Port Authority and Pelagos reserves the right to require that charterers hire a professional skipper, if their sailing skills and qualifications are deemed

References

Pelagos Yachts is licensed by GNTO (license number 0261E6300 06209 00) since 1987 and supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism

  • SITESAP (Greek Professional Yacht Owners Association)
  • HPYOA (Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association )
  • HYBA (Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association )
  • HARBURGER YACHT VERSICHERUNG

Present statement of Terms & Conditions is issued the 01st of September 2019 and replaces any previous statements.