General conditions of accommodation on yacht are accepted by:
Name and surname:
Period of accommodation on the yacht:
(In further text Client)
Astarea d.o.o., Travel agency
Osječka 62, 21000 Split, Hrvatska
MB 2027593 OIB 92329731442
Agency ID: HR-B-21-060215087
(In further text Agency)
On the date:
Article 1. Client's obligations
Client who is on official crew list stated as skipper must have and present on Check-in valid sailing and VHF licence to proove that he is educated and competent for the sailing yacht on which he is accommodated. Sailing licence must be licence suitable for size and type of yacht on which he is accommodated. Agency has a right to inspect the skipper's sailing skills and navigation. If skipper's skills are not sufficient for safe sailing, Agency has a right to forbid sailing until competent skipper is onboard.
If the Client does not have valid sailing and VHF licence on check-in he is obliged to request skipper service.
The Client is obliged to check yacht's condition and equipment on check-in with Agency base manager and sign inventory list.
The Client is obliged to check all vital parts of the yacht and be sure that he will be able to sail the yacht and if he does not know how to use some of vital parts of the yacht, he is obliged to request explanation of the usage from the Agency base manager.
Article 2. Agency obligations
Agency is obliged to maintain the yacht on which Client will be accommodated in good condition with all obligatory equipment and prepare it for sailing, to clean it, refill the tanks of water and fuel, to be ready for Check-in at agreed place and on agreed time. Agency is obliged to provide an appropriate Check-in service.
Agency is obliged to give to the Client all necessary and important informations about yacht on which Client will use accommodation and to provide at least one mobile phone number of its base managers for cases of emergency, malfunctions, damage or losses on the yacht.
In case yacht is not ready for Check-in until agreed Check-in time, Client can in agreement with Agency prolong his time of agreed accommodation on the yacht for the time period that his Check-in was delayed. If the client does not want to prolong his accommodation on the yacht or Agency has no possibility to offer that, Agency is obliged to refund proportional part of the payment for accommodation on the yacht according to the time of delay of Check-in. If Check-in is delayed more than 18h Client has a right to receive a refund of 1 day accommodation.
In case there is a damage or a loss on any vital parts of the yacht during Client's accommodation time, Agency is obliged to repair damage or loss promptly according to it's possibilities and ensure safe sailing for Clients.
Article 3. Security deposit
Client is obliged to leave security deposit for the yacht on which he will be accommodated in amount of:
- 2,000.00 EUR for yachts larger than 45 ft and catamarans
- 1,500.00 EUR for yachts 40-45 ft
- 1,000.00 EUR for yachts smaller than 40 ft
Agency can accept Security deposit by credit card or in cash.
On Check-out yacht and it's equipment will be inspected by Agency base manager and diver. If the yacht, after inspection, is in good condition, without any damage or loss, with complete equipment as it was on Check-in, security deposit will be returned to the Client in full.
If the yacht, after inspection, is not in good condition, has any damage or loss, or has incomplete equipment, security deposit will not be returned to the Client in full. Any damage, loss or missing equipment will be charged out of Client's security deposit. If the amount of damage and repairment, or price of missing equipment is over the amount of security deposit, Client's security deposit will be charged in full and the rest of the amount will be covered by insurance policy of the yacht.
Article 4. Returning the yacht to the Agency
Client is obliged to return the yacht on which he used accommodation in same good condition and with all it's equipment, clean and without any damage or loss as it was on Check-in, to the agreed place and in agreed time for Check-out.
If the Client does not return the yacht on which he used accommodation in agreed time and/or to the agreed place for Check-out, Agency has a right to charge from Client accommodation on the yacht for all time until yacht is delivered on agreed Check-out place increased for 50% of accommodation price from the price list for yacht on which Client used accommodation.
If the Client returns the yacht on the place different than agreed for Check-out, Client is obliged to pay all expenses of returning the yacht to the place of Check-out including berth for the yacht in harbour/marina where yacht was left by the Client, all damage or losses made to the yacht until the moment Agency receives the yacht on Check-out place, fuel and skipper service that Agency has to pay to return the yacht to Check-out place, price of accommodation on the yacht for the time until Agency receives the yacht on Check-out place increased by 50% of accommodation price from the price list for yacht on which Client used accommodation.
Article 5. Accommodation on the yacht
a) Client shall not use yacht on which he is accommodated for racing with other vessels. Client shall not use yacht for towing other vessels or crafts, unless it is situation of emergency. Client must use yacht on which he is accommodated only in purpose of vacation and relaxation. Client is forbidden to have onboard a person who is not listed on official Crew list he received on Check-in and it is valid for the whole period of his accommodation on the yacht. Client is not allowed to sail outside Croatian territorial waters unless different is agreed with Agency in written form.
b) Client must not allow persons onboard violation of any Croatian laws, customs or regulations, especially laws and regulations regarding fishing, underwater-fishing, diving and archaeological foundings and monuments on land and underwater. Client is obliged to be responsible and caring regarding sea and environment, to preserve nature which he visits. Client and persons who are using accommodation on the yacht are obliged to respect regulations in National parks and Nature parks they visit during their sailing. If Client or one of the persons that are using accommodation on yacht are violating any Croatian law or regulation, this agreement will be cancelled and person will be responsible to authorities on it's own.
c) Client is obliged to take all necessary measures and actions to avoid leading the yacht and persons on it to any kind of dangerous or unsafe situation and to avoid the need of towing the yacht by other vessel.
In case towing is necessary Client is obliged to agree the price and terms of towing with captain of the vessel which will tow his yacht before towing action is started.
d) Client is forbidden to sail out of harbour/marina if wind force is more than 23 knots or is predicted by weather forecast to be more than 23 knots, if there is official warning about hard conditions on the sea, if the yacht is not in good condition for sailing meaning that some of her vital parts are not in function such as engine, rig, sails, bilge-pump, anchoring gear, safety equipment, navigation lights, if the yacht does not have sufficient level of fuel in tanks for planned sailing route, if the yacht or crew/passengers are not in condition to sail safely.
e) Client must always ensure that the sailing is pleasurable under reasonable weather conditions, without forcing the yacht or/and crew/passengers to sail under extreme weather and sea conditions. Client is forbidden to sail through areas which are not well marked on navigation charts.
f) Client has to plan his sailing route so he will be two days before Check out time not further than 40 NM sailing distance from agreed Check-out place.
g) Client is obliged to inform immediately Agency base manager in case of any malfunction, damage or loss on the yacht during his time of accommodation on the yacht. In case Client ignores to inform Agency base manager for any malfunction, damage or loss on the yacht during his time of accommodation on the yacht, Client will have to pay all expences regarding use of malfunctioned yacht and extra penalty of 300 EUR.
Article 6. Reservation and payment
Client can confirm reservation of yacht in written form by fax or e-mail message. The rented yacht, with its complete equipment, can be boarded only after the payment conditions ( 50% of charter price 7 days after booking confirmation , 50% 4 weeks before rental date) have been fulfilled.
The price for accommodation includes the accommodation service on the yacht and laundry. The price for accommodation does not include fuel expenses, marina expenses, extra equipment and end-cleaning fees. The yacht is handed over to client in clean and good condition with all equipment for charter.
Article 7. Cancellation
If the client, for any reason can not use the rented accommodation, he is free to find another person that will take over his rights and obligations, but with the agreement of the Agency.
If the customer does not find a person who will use accommodation, Agency is allowed to find another client in agreement with client.
If the Client or Agency does not find a replacement the Charter withholds:
- 50 % of the paid amount for the cancellation received within the closing of 31. Days prior to the beginning of accommodation on vessel
- 100 % of the paid amount for the cancellation received within 30 days prior to the beginning of accommodation on vessel
Article 8. Complaints
Client has a right to file a complaint during his time of accommodation on the yacht and on Check-in. Only complaints handed over in written form on Check-out, signed by Client and Agency are to be processed. In case Client has no possibility to hand over his complaint in written form on Check-out, complaint for accommodation service can be filed by e-mail or fax during next 2 (two) days from the Check-out day. Complaints filed later than that will not be processed.