How to book a catamaran?
Chartering a yacht can be a daunting experience for many people, at Europe Yacht Catamaran Charter Italy is our job to make the process as quick and easy as possible.
Our experts will take you step by step through:
- understanding your needs and your expectations
- suggesting the best yacht for your group
- suggesting suitable charter areas and which islands to visit
- offering top quality service and support throughout your holiday
- arranging for any special requirements that you may need
Our aim is always to arrange a perfect sailing holiday for every one of our guests.
To get started simply contact us and let us know:
- Your experience with yachts (any sailing qualifications and if you would like a bareboat or skippered charter)
- The number of people in your party (and if any of them need a single private cabin)
- Any preferences in the islands you would like to visit
- When you are planning to be in Italy
- Any other information or questions you have regarding your charter
The Offer Process
In case we need any further details we will contact you to discuss your plans and confirm any unclear points. We then send our complete and detailed proposal and offer. If you have any further questions we are happy to answer any detail. The official charter contract, invoice and payment instruction will follow your final confirmation of your chosen offer.
Prior to your arrival we will ask for all your arrival information and a complete list of your requirements (transfers, hotel reservations, provisions, etc). We ensure to take care of each little detail so you can rest easy upon your arrival in Italy.
Bare boat charters terms & conditions
Charter rates in Euro referring to weekly charter period, including:
o Current VAT
o Use of yachts with following equipment: VHF, Radio CD, GPS, Autopilot, Echo sounder, Speedometer, Dinghy with Outboard motor, Warm water supply, Spray hood, Bimini/tent, Blankets.
Charter rates do not include:
o Fuel, water, provisioning, extra linen running expenses& mooring fees
o Provisions: Ask for our provisioning form. Fill it in and email or fax it to us. On your embarkation your food and beverages will be onboard.
o Travel services: Airport welcome and transfers, ticketing, hotel accommodation, rent a car, tours, exchange.
Compulsory per charter
o Standard Charter Pack (not commissionable, payable at the base in cash): final cleaning, bed sheets & towels (one set per person), first fill for outboard engine, spare bottle of gas:
o Catamarans: up to 39′ 140€, 40′-43′ 160€, 45-50′ 200€.
o Embarkation: starting date from 17h00.
o Disembarkation: ending day by 09h00.
Compulsory: return to base the evening before disembarkation, at 18h00, the latest. Check in/out procedures time is considered to be part of the charter period.
Optional Crew services:
Skipper and/or Hostess/Steward can be locally arranged with freelance providers, subject to independent hire Terms & conditions.
o Skipper: 150€ per day plus food provision
o Cook: 140€ per day plus food provision; Hostess: 130€ per day plus food provision.
o The Cook is taking care of the breakfast, 2 meals & yacht’s cleaning daily. The Hostess is taking care of breakfast, one light meal, saloon – kitchen & deck cleaning daily.
The said refundable Security Deposit (2.000-3.500 euro) is required upon embarkation and will cover any damage or loss of the catamaran and her equipment during the cruise.
All boats are insured against:
o Risks arising from liability to third parties and damage to hull, machinery and equipment
o Third party liability
o Sea pollution liability
o A deductible provision is applied, depending on the yachts value.
A down payment will secure your reservation. Final payment of the charter fee is due 3-4 weeks prior to your arrival. 1-2 weeks before your starting date you will receive details for your local contact person at the marina and a list of suggested items to bring with you from home for your sailing adventure!
o The down payment (50% of the total charter fee, depending on the booking date) is paid by bank’s transfer to our account upon contract signing.
o The balance (50% of the charter fee, depending on the booking date) is paid 45 days prior to embarkation.
Down payment by wire transfer -without surcharge- or on line payment with credit card -with related credit card fee on top-), should be settled within 1 week.
If the Charterer for any reason should not able to take over the yacht, he is entitled to, if mutually agreed, locating another Charterer 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 retain the following amounts:
30% of the amount of the charter fee, in case of termination of the charter two (2) months before the charter commencement date.
50% of the amount of the charter fee, in case of termination of the charter one (1) month before the charter commencement date.
Full charter fee in case of termination occurred within last month preceding the commencement of the charter date.
Should the deposit not be refunded due to death of family member or charter persons as well as any other situation which may occur like health conditions etc, the Charteree will provide the yacht to Charterer on any other free and/or similar available charter for another period or within the following season.