CHARTER AGREEMENT - STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS
In order to reserve a specific trip, a 40% advanced deposit of the agreed rate is required due within three business days from the date of the booking. The booking is confirmed upon the clearance of the advanced deposit in the bank account of Spetses Cruising. The Client or the Client’s representative is kindly asked to forward the payment receipt to Spetses Cruising [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Spetses Cruising will confirm via e-mail the receipt of the advanced deposit payment. The balance shall be paid not later than 30 days prior to scheduled cruising date.
Payments can be made by bank wire transfer. Please let us know if you intend to pay by bank wire transfer so we can confirm receipt of payment. Payment by credit card or PayPal will incur and additional 4.0% of the total amount transaction charge. The bank wire transfer instructions are as follows
Bank wire transfer
Bank: Alpha Bank
Account name: Spetses Cruising IKE
SWIFT code: CRBAGRAAXXX
IBAN number: GR1701401550155002002013921
Passengers’ list and Charter Party documents
In order to prepare all the relevant documents for the charter that will be submitted to the Port Authorities, Spetses Cruising kindly requests the following information that need to be provided at least 72 hours prior to the embarkation date:
For the Charterer
Name, Surname, Nationality, Passport number
Telephone number, email address
If Charterer is a Broker or Agent please provide the following information, as well: Fax number, ID number, Tax number, Tax offic
2. For all the guests on board the yacht
a. Name, Surname, Nationality,
b. Passport number
Once on board, all passengers should have either a digital or a hard copy their passport or identification document. If there is any change in the passengers’ list, the Client shall promptly and before the embarkation date, inform Spetses Cruising. The Client is responsible for the accuracy of the delivered passengers’ list information.
Spetses Cruising is not liable for any failure to perform its obligations, if such failure is the result of Force Majeure which are considered as Acts of God, including changes in weather, earthquake, fire, flood, storm, hurricane or other natural disasters; or non-natural disasters including war, invasion, foreign hostilities, civil war, revolution, terrorist activities and government sanction in the area to perform the charter activity. In such cases, Spetses Cruising shall only refund to the Client the total payment received and shall not be liable for any additional compensation.
All Spetses Cruising vessels are insured according to industry standards. The insurance does not cover damages of personal property of the Client and property brought to the Yacht. Additionally, it does not cover any damage caused by either the Client’s lack of diligence or intentional action.
The decisions of the Captain operating the Yacht will be final especially on matters related to the safety and peaceful enjoyment of all Clients on the cruise. By booking with Spetses Cruising, the Client agrees to abide at all times to the authority of the Captain and not to undermine him or create mutinous conditions.
If in the opinion of the Captain, the Client’s behavior is disrupting the peaceable enjoyment of the cruise or causing danger, distress, or annoyance to Crew or to the Captain and/or other guests; such as but not limited to, excessive alcohol consumption, noisy or argumentative or abusive behavior or political, sexual, religious and racial slurs, Spetses Cruising may terminate the cruise. In such cases the Client is not entitled to any refund or to any contribution to costs incurred resulting from such termination.
The Client must at all times be compliant with the local laws, customs and regulations of the country being visited. Should the Client commit any illegal offense when on cruise, Spetses Cruising may terminate the cruise. In such cases the Client is not entitled to any refund or to any contribution to costs incurred resulting from such termination.
Use of photography for promotional use
During the course of a Client’s cruise, photos or videos may be taken by Clients and/or Spetses Cruising. Photos or videos, taken by or sent to Spetses Cruising, may contain images of Clients that can be used by Spetses Cruising, on a lifetime royalty free basis, only with the Client’s consent. Such images and videos will be used exclusively for the purpose of marketing and advertising Spetses Cruising.
All parties will strive to resolve any dispute in a peaceful manner. If the parties are not able to reach an agreement among them, the Court in Athens/Piraeus, Greece has the jurisdiction over their dispute.