Do the crew need to be tipped?
Tip is not mandatory, however it is customary to leave a gratuity for the work of the crew and the captain at the end of a charter. Most brokers recommend a tip of 15% of the charter fee. The captain will make sure any tips are split accordingly with the crew.
CAN I BRING FOOD AND ALCOHOL ONBOARD?
You are welcome to bring food and alcohol. All charters and boats include ice and water. However, if you wish to request catering that can also be provided with adequate planning time.
Are children allowed on charters?
Children are welcomed! All boats are child friendly. Children under the age of 12 are federally required to wear a life jacket unless inside the cabin or at anchor. Boats will provide life jackets for children however it is suggested purchasing one beforehand to guarantee they are well fitted.
Can I choose the yachts destination and anchor location?
This is subjective to the captain, most will consider and accept a reasonable request. It must be noted that vessels have operational restrictions that make some requests impossible.
Is smoking permitted on board?
MOST captains accept smoking in certain areas. All boats have banned smoking indoors. Hookah is strictly forbidden on all boats as it poses a fire and damage hazard.
How many guests are allowed on board?
Each vessel has their own max passenger capacity which will be listed on the website. All bareboat or “Demise” charters allow a max capacity of 12 guests not including master/owner/operator and charterer who is signing the contract.
Do We Have Jetskis?
Jetski’s are available for an additional $200 per hour, per ski. The jetski’s will meet you out on the water while your yacht is anchored. To ride a jetski you must be 18 years old with a valid Florida boaters safety education course or any equivalent certificate or be born before the date of January 1, 1988.
How old do I have to be to rent?
You must be at least 21 years old to sign the bareboat agreement. Always consult with us first prior to booking.
What should I bring with me?
Most importantly, the charterer must bring their ID and a credit card for incidentals if a damage deposit hasn’t already been paid. Bring any food, alcohol and beverages you may want during your voyage. It is suggested you bring a towel, change of clothes, sunscreen, and any medicines you may need during the voyage. If you have allergies make sure you bring an epipen. Bringing a phone charger is a good idea as well.