Terms of Payment

The full amount or a minimum deposit of £150 per person is due with the completed booking form for each course that is booked more than 6 months in advance. The balance of the fee is due 120 days before the start of the course. The school “Yacht Sail Training” reserves the right without further notification to re-let reserved places where the balance of fee has not been paid by the due date.

 

Cancellation

Yacht Sail Training reserves the right to cancel any course or activity. Where this is necessary a proportional refund will be made or an alternative course or activity offered. No additional liability for compensation or expenses will be accepted by the School. Reserved places that are cancelled in writing by a student more than 120 days prior to the starting date will result in the deposit being forfeit. Cancellations by students within 120 days of the starting date will result in the full fee being forfeit but in either case it may be possible to claim under your personal or holiday insurance.

In the event that any activity or course has to be commenced or terminated at any other place or time than that indicated in the programme or joining instructions it will be the students responsibility to arrange and pay for any accommodation or travel costs involved.

 

Liability

Yacht Sail Training, its servants, agents, instructors, sailing masters do not accept any responsibility for any loss damage or injury suffered by any persons and/or their property arising out of or during the course of their activities whilst training, instructing or otherwise unless such loss or damage was caused by or resulted from negligence.

 

Application

You will have the best chance of reserving your first choice of dates if you e-mail or book your requirements now! Such reservations need to be confirmed with a completed booking form, “Important information” form completed out and deposit within 5 days. Any balance of fee is due 90 days before your course starts.

 

The Skipper

He, or she, will have command of the yacht at all times and will make every endeavour to look after the safety of all onboard. The Skipper will take whatever action deemed necessary in this respect e.g. adverse weather involving a change of port or final destination; a client may be placed ashore if instructions are not followed.

 

Sea Miles

No guarantee can be made that sea miles will be achieved and clients should consider attaining any of the RYA’s requirements beforehand.

Apps on the website: 

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Covid Extra Terms & Conditions

March 2020 Onwards: 

You have an absolute right to cancel your booking, without providing a reason, and receive a full refund at any time up until 120 days prior to your course / experience start-date.

Cancellation or refund requests received within the 120-day period may also be accommodated, if we can replace your booking with another (from our waiting list, for example) but we are not obliged to do this.

This is because your cancellation at such short-notice may make it financially unviable, or impractical, to run a course-date without your booking – meaning that we could have to cancel on the other customers already booked, and let them down too.

We think that 120-days is generally enough time for us to find another customer to replace your booking, but if you need to cancel or change dates, please try and let us know as early as possible so that we can start to find another customer to take your space. Thanks!

COVID-19 Cancellation’s and Rebooking:

If up to 14 days prior to an individual course or private yacht training booking: Croatia closes borders or Client / students country closes there borders OR quarantine is obligatory upon return from Croatia regardless of COVID-19 test. 

Students who have booked an individual course or private yacht training are entitled to:

• rebook same course in 2021 or 2022 that is priced similarly (subject to availability)* or
• rebook to a different course of equivalent price in different period in 2021 or 2022 (subject to availability)* or
• receive a credit note (voucher) valid for season 2021 or 2022. 

For Private Yacht / Catamaran Training If at the time of booking, the country the client is travelling from already has quarantine restrictions in place including being a amber or red list country, cancellations will not be accepted due to quarantine restrictions on return to client’s home country. Please make your own research regarding covid travel restrictions prior to making payment.

We can however do our best to try and re-sell the package and the yacht on to another client. However, last minute discounts of up-to 45% may be applied to the new sale price in order to achieve a re-booking for the yacht with an alternative client. There is no guarantee we will be able to re-book.

The obligation of Covid 19 test before or after the trip, obligated quarantine upon return, disruptions related to transportation difficulties, Government recommendations, Company travel restrictions or similar are not reasons for rescheduling.


This policy applies to new reservations made for the season 2021 (this policy is not applicable to the reservations that have already been transferred from the season 2020).

If for any reason the Client is not able to realise the charter (the Client who has already used the voucher or has rescheduled the charter from 2020) it is possible to reschedule the charter in the season 2022 by paying a fixed rebooking fee of 400,00 € (non-refundable), 21 days before the departure date at the latest.

The receipt of the rebooking fee confirms the cancellation of existing booking and rescheduling for the season 2022.
Fixed rebooking fee is charged as a separate payment and can-not be charged from a voucher.

RE-BOOKING

Is allowed up to 90 days prior to the individual course or private yacht training, Students / clients can choose one of these options:

• change individual course or private yacht training period with no extra charge for the same season*

• change the individual course or private yacht training to a different course in the same season*

*if re-booked course or private yacht training or week  is higher in price the difference must be made up but if the rebooked course has a lower price than what was originally booked, original price will be due; no refunds will be made.

Cancellation

Cancel before 120 days of booking for a full refund

Cancellation after 120 days but before 90 days of booking commencement receive a 60% refund

Cancellation after 90 days but before 30 days of booking receive 30% refund

Cancellation within 30 days of course start date 0% refund allowed. (Unless covid restrictions are applied above) 
Cancellation is allowed with a full refund up until 120 days prior to the course start date. 

(P.S. – Most other companies only offer limited refunds if you cancel your booking – at any time!) 

Re-Booking for a second year.

If for any reason the Client is not able to realise the charter (the Client who has already used the voucher or has rescheduled the charter from 2020) it is possible to reschedule the charter in the season 2022 by paying a fixed rebooking fee of 400,00 € (non refundable).

The receipt of the rebooking fee confirms the cancellation of existing booking and rescheduling for the season 2022.

Fixed rebooking fee is charged as a separate payment and can not be charged from a voucher.

 
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