Are we guaranteed to get the boat we reserved even if we book months in advance?
Yes, we guarantee that, even if due to unforeseen circumstances a particular boat is not available, we will have the same boat (or better) available for you. We will never downgrade your boat to anything smaller than what you booked.
Are all your boats insured?
Yes, all our boats are insured by owner. Owner shall keep the boat fully insured for the full term of the rental period. Owner’s insurance policy, however, does not cover Renter’s protection and indemnity during the term of the rental, and Renter is responsible for obtaining such coverage, if desired. Renter shall not violate the terms of the Owner’s insurance policy, including, without limitation, the navigational limits it imposes.
Am I allowed to smoke on the yacht?
Smoking is not allowed inside the yacht. Only in outside spaces.
Can I bring any pets on the yacht?
Pets are not allowed onboard the yacht.
Can I charter the boat without a captain?
No. All our yachts come fully crewed with a captain and a mate. The crew aboard is there to maximize your enjoyment. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted onboard without the direct supervision of a nanny or adult guest at all times. We recommend hiring an extra mate specifically for child care for an additional fee.
How long is a rental period?
Half day rental is up to 4 hours. Full day charter is up to 8 hours. We also do multi-day rentals to Bahamas, Key West etc….You will have to setup the time prior to the day of rental and your multi-day rental cannot be cancelled unless due to weather conditions.
Can we see the boat before we rent it?
Yes, we can schedule a day and time for the viewing to make sure the boat is at the marina. Our yachts are in Miami, Miami Beaches, and Ft. Lauderdale.
How many passengers can we have on-board in a yacht?
Up to 12 passenger’s maximum by Florida law. If you have a bigger party we also have other options, feel free to give us a call us for more options of vessels that we can accommodate a larger party.
How much should we give the captain & mate for gratuity?
A crew gratuity of 10% – 20% of the base charter rate is customary, but given at the sole discretion of the Renter. On multi-day rentals a minimum of 15% will be added to the invoice unless otherwise specified by charterer in advance.
Can we rent a jet ski?
Yes, we can call a company to deliver & pickup a jet ski to your boat wherever you are at the moment. You may rent it by the hour. Keep in mind some of our yachts have a jet ski included.
Do we need Passport on board a yacht charter?
Only if you are leaving the waters of U.S.A and going, for example, to The Bahamas. In this case, everyone on the yacht is required to have their unexpired passport with them.