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Catamaran booking terms and conditions

 

TERMS

Prices for catamaran charter Croatia rental terms are per WEEK in € ( Euro) subject to type of vessel and time period.

TERMS OF PAYMENT
50 % – upon signing the contract
50 % – four weeks before catamaran charter commencement
Security deposit payable by cash or credit card

DISCOUNTS
5% for two weeks
10% for three weeks and more
5% for early booking

CHECK IN: Saturday – 5 p.m.
CHECK OUT: Saturday – 8 a.m.

OBLIGATORY (not included in the charter price):
Final cleaning: 80 – 120 € ( subject to size of catamaran )
Transit log: 30 EURO €

CHARTER PRICE INCLUDING
GPS chartplotter, dinghy, bedlinen, cooking gas

EXTRAS:
Price in € Euro per day:
Skipper: 100 – 150 €+ food
Hostess: 80 – 120 € + food

Price in € Euro per week:
Outboard engine: 90 €

Transport can be arranged on request
One-way charter (transfer) on request
Car parking as per marina price

WEEKEND PRICE:
50% of weekly price

NOTE:
Catamarans should be delivered with full fuel tanks, otherwise the charge is 200 € + fuel.

CONDITIONS

Charter fee and payment conditions

The charter fee includes charter of a catamaran with belongings i.e. equipment and full insurance for the catamaran and crew during the charter period, as indicated in charter contract between parties. Port duties, local taxes, when out of base marina, fuel, skipper, hostess, transit log, final cleaning and other extra services if any, are not to be considered as charter fee.

The chartered catamaran with equipment is ready for usage, i.e. charter, when payment of agreed amounts is done under following payment conditions:

30% or 50% of the charter fee upon signature of contract between parties involved
70% or 50% of the charter fee, at least four weeks before commencement of the charter
Charter of catamarans is to be considered final (closed) upon Charterer remits nor transfer contractually agreed amount to Charteree account within four (4) to maximum six (6) banking days and/or when invoice has been sent by Charteree to Charterer i.e. client.

Catamarans Security deposit
The security deposit has to be done in starting marina by the Charterer when taking over of the catamaran. Deposit can be made and accepted in: cash, cheques or credit cards. The security deposit shall be refunded in full amount unless the existence of damage or a defect on the catamaran or the equipment is founded during The Takeover of the catamaran, and unless there are no claims announced prior. In case of loss or damage off the equipment, particular parts of the catamaran or the catamaran itself, Charteree shall retain exact (TBA) amount, which matches the value of repair, acquisition and/or purchasing the equipment or particular part of the catamaran.

In case the caused damage has the consequence that catamaran cannot be further chartered, Charteree has the right to retain the amount which to match the loss of profit.

Charteree obligation

The Charteree is obligated to hand-over catamaran (s) to Charterer’s disposal, without any fault, clean and dry with full fuel and water tanks in the agreed time and place.
If for any reason Charteree didn’t fulfil above-mentioned conditions Charterer has right to claim for money refund, for the exact number of days he was not been able to use the catamaran.
If the Charteree is not able to deliver the catamaran to disposal, to the agreed location, 24 hours after the expiry of the time period for Takeover Of The Catamaran, or provide another, at least identical/similar or with better characteristics, the Charterer has to legal right to give up the contract and request the total amount of the charter fee and/or to request the exact compensation of calculated amount, for number days Charterers could have catamaran on disposal.

The Charterer is able to claim only the charter fee amount, as any other rights to indemnification are excluded.

In case of damage or any other malfunctions on the catamaran, and/or equipment/belongings of catamarans, caused by the normal conditions of catamaran usage the Charterer is obligated to inform the Charteree immediately.

The Charteree is obligated to remove/remedy problem failure or damage upon notification within time indicated herebelow

If the Charteree is able to remedy the failure/malfunction/of the damage within hours, the Charterer has no right to require any reimbursement whatsoever.

Takeover the catamaran
The Charterer will take over the catamaran at agreed time and place. During takeover over the catamaran, the Charterer is obliged to check and carefully examine the condition of the catamaran and equipment on board according to the inventory list of the catamaran.

Any possible complains have to be notified before the start of navigation/ usage of catamarans. The possible unknown defaults/issues, on the catamaran or equipment on board, for which The Charterer at the moment of takeover was not familiar with in any case, as well as defaults which could arise/overcome after the takeover of the catamarans, does not give option/ right to the Charterer to reduce the charter fee.

When requested by Charteree, the Charterers i.e. person(s) in charge for sailing/navigation, have to prove that they are capable to operate catamaran safely and according to international maritime laws/rules. Furthermore if the Chartreres does not comply with regulations relative to boat/catamaran seaworthiness, charteree and/or his representatives have legal right not to deliver the catamaran at all and/or not to permit sail out from starting point/marina. No any compensation/ request from Charteree can not be claimed. If any similar situation has happen, Charteree is allowed to request assistance from Port Authority Police/Coast Guard. If the Charterer does not takeover the catamaran within 48 hours for any reason, the Charteree is entitled to consider that the contract between parties is void/not valid any more.

Charterers obligation
After the Charterer has takeover the catamaran, the Charterer shall bear all expenses of the daily berth in the port, or in marina, coast of fuel, oil, water, cleaning and all other necessary items for safe navigation, as well as eliminating all damages and defaults, which can appear while the catamaran is charterer’s responsibility and which are not results of normal regular catamaran usage, provided the Charterer has previously contacted The Charteree and reached an agreement in regards to technical issues of the repairs that are to be performed.

The Charterer is obliged to sail/navigate within the Croatian territorial waters. If Charterers are to leave Croatian territorial sea waters, the Charterer is obligated to request from the Charteree licence and/or permission to take such action.

The Charterer undertakes to respect all regulations and rules, to take care of the catamaran and its equipment with caution and navigate/operate the same carefully and according to the maritime rules of navigation and sail only during safe weather conditions and good visibility. Charterers are to be informed about weather conditions via radio (VHF).

The Charterer, or skipper, hereby confirms that he is familiar with all necessary navigational skills and that he possesses the valid license/certificate to navigate at the open seas, and the radiophone operations authorised certificate, which has to be presented/shown to the Charteree, as per first request of same.

The Charterer undertakes and hereby agree that he shall not sub charter the catamaran or rent it to the any third person(s), that he shall not participate in regattas nor catamaran races, commercial purposes, any type of fishing, or sailing schools.

It is hereby agreed that Charterers will not navigate/operate the catamaran under influence of alcohol or narcotics, and/or any other illegal substances unknown to Charteree. It is strictly forbidden to tow of any other catamaran, neither is allowed to sail at night by unsafe weather conditions.
Number of persons aboard of the catamaran is to match to the crew list.
The Charterer is responsible for the consequences, which may arise of non-observance to his obligations.

Any accidents or damage the catamaran or equipment/belongings of the catamaran, during the charter time, the Charterer is dully obligated to inform the Charteree immediately without any time delay. 24 hours telephone numbers, which are to be used to notify the Charteree, as same are indicated in the catamaran documents.

The Charterer is fully obliged to notify the Charteree immediately, and the authorities in case the catamaran or equipment is missing.
If the further safe navigation is not possible or in case catamaran was dispossessed by third parties which are not part of contract, prized or if further navigation was prohibited by authorities or third parties for any reason. If the Charterer is to be fully responsible for all the consequences for the Charteree and he guarantees for them.

Any pets (dogs, cats, birds and similar) on the catamaran is prohibited, unless a previously is been agreed otherwise in that respect. The Charterer is obliged to check daily oil level in the engine, check any possible leakages, control pressure of oil and cooling water system, unusual sounds, and take care of sails because they are not insured by insurance policy.

Charterers liability
For the damage caused by actions and failure of the Charterer for which Charteree is liable to the third party if any, the Charterer is obligated to compensate financially any damages to Charteree fully, whether it is the case of material and/or legal expenses that resulted from such actions and failures.

The Charterer is explicitly liable for the catamaran in case any official authority repossess catamaran, due to inappropriate and illegal actions undertaken during the agreed charter time.

Charterer is obliged to bear all charges/expenses for failures done by himself, for which Charteree has criminal and financial responsibility.
Charterer is fully responsible for catamaran repossession by foreign state authorities in regards to any illegal actions.

In the case of damage or accident Charterer is entitled to inform in writing, authorities (Port HQ, Police, Medical Institutions) and the Charteree in case of disappearance of the catamaran, impossibility of operating the catamaran and/or any other actions performed by third persons and/ or legal representatives of government.

The Charterer allowed to sail out from safe berth or anchorage, until any possible failure is repaired properly.

The Charterer is not allowed to sail out from safe berth or anchorage, without been assured that fuel and water tanks levels are acceptable according to measuring instruments. Charterer is not allowed to leave safe berth and/or anchorage also if weather conditions does not allow so and if persons on board of catamaran and catamaran itself is not safe for normal manoeuvring/sailing generally.

Hand Over Of The Catamaran
The Charterer is obliged to return the catamaran in agreed time and place as agreed in contract at safe berth. The catamaran should be returned with full fuel tank. If the hand overt is not possible at the agreed time and place for any reason, the Charteree to be notified immediately in order to consult next step of this operation .

It is clearly stated herein that Charterer is informed/suggested that he should return catamaran to agreed port and/or marina at least one day before charter contract is to be considered terminated.

If such situation occurs i.e. if Charterer hands over catamaran when the contractual agreed time for delivery of catamaran has expired, Charterer is obliged to bear all below stated expenses / settlements:

For the delay up to max three (3) hours – Entire day rental amount. For the delay of more than three (3) hours – Four days rental amount + all any other expenses
For the delay caused by bad weather conditions, Charterer is obliged to bear all expenses of Charteree
Weather conditions are not to be considered as justified reasons for any possible delay of hand over.
Charterer must report all possible damages to Charteree during hand of catamaran. All possible damages to be settled on Charterer’s account. Based on inventory list done during Take Over Operation, the catamaran, equipment/belongings and machinery is to be inspected carefully. If during inspection is determined that some problems persists, Charterer is obliged to bear all expenses on his own account.
Catamaran is to be hand over cleaned, as it was delivered, and tided, without any personal belongings of Charterer and his crew. Hand over operations of catamaran takes about one hour time.

Insurance
The insurance is determined by the terms and conditions defined by insurance company where catamaran is insured. Catamaran and crew are insured against possible damage done by third persons. Terms and conditions of insurance are to be delivered to Charterer during Take Over Operations. In case of damage Charterer is obliged to report same, to nearest port authorities office, where damage log/record, will be made for the insurance company, and Charteree’s Office. If the possible damages are not reported on time i.e. with any delay, Charterer is to kept responsible by himself and liable for his actions.

Insurance covers damages, against possible natural/environmental impacts, but it does not cover any damages done purposely. If damage is done purposely, Charterer will bear all expenses by himself. Engine and Sails are not covered by insurance policy, and if any damage has happen, like lack of lubricating oil in engine, Charterer will be responsible and will bear all expenses. Personal belongings of crew are not covered by insurance.

Charter Contract Termination Terms
If the Charterer for any reason is not able to take over the catamaran, he is entitled to, if mutually agreed, locate another Charterer personally, which will use the rights and agreed conditions of this contract.

If Charterer is not able i.e. not in position to find substitution for himself, Charteree will forced to retain following:

30% of the amount of charter fee for termination of charter two ( 2) moths before charter commencement date. 50% of the amount of charter fee for termination of charter one (1) month before charter commencement date
Charter Fee in total for termination within last month of commencement of charter date
If for some reasons like for death of family member, health conditions and any other situations which may happen, the deposit will not be refunded F.Y.I. Chartereer will provide catamaran to Charterer for any other free and/or available time or within next season.

Complaints
Both parties hereby agree, that only written and dully signed complaints, are to be accepted and considered, during Hand Over Operations.

Arbitrage – Legal Claims
If any case occurs, that can not be solved on mutual benefit, Croatian Law to Apply, in place of Charteree.