Terms & Conditions
Safety first and foremost is the most important guiding principle on the water and we suggest all charter guests be conservative in their judgment and actions. All persons on sailing Vessel MR must obey the directions of Sail Lake Macquarie Captain and Crew and all maritime authorities to ensure compliance with all maritime regulations. Set out below are the conditions for engaging in a sailing activity with Sail Lake Macquarie.
Quotes are valid for 14 days. After which they may be subject to price changes.
Cannot be confirmed until full payment is received. Prior to conformation of booking, fees may change at any time without notice.
All Charters will proceed regardless of weather conditions unless the conditions are deemed unsafe by the Captain.
POSTPONEMENT OR DATE CHANGE
If the Captain decides the charter cannot proceed due to adverse weather conditions there is no charge. Sail Lake Macquarie will reschedule to an agreed upon date, or provide a credit or refund.
POSTPONEMENT BY GUEST
If notice of postponement is given
- Within 48 hours of charter, all monies are payable to Sail Lake Macquarie and not refunded.
- With at least 49 hours or more notice of charter, a 10% postponement fee applies.
CANCELLATION BY GUEST
If notice of the charter cancellation by is given
-Within 48 hours of charter, all monies paid are payable to Sail Lake Macquarie and not refunded.
-With at least 49 hour or more notice of charter, a 10% cancellation fee applies.
Sail Lake Macquarie reserves the right to change or cancel your booking in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If this occurs we will reschedule to an agreed upon date or provide a credit or refund.
RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL (No BYO Alcohol)
No outside Liquor is permitted to be brought onboard.
Sail Lake Macquarie is Licensed venue and is bound by the NSW Liquor Act and abides by the guidelines for the Responsible Service of Alcohol. The Captain and Crew must refuse service of alcohol to guests under the age of 18 and intoxicated persons. Intoxicated guests will not be permitted to board.
Hiring of this vessel does not give you access to cabins and some other restricted areas of the vessel, unless with permission of the captain.
The course to be undertaken during the charter will be determined by the Captain taking into account weather conditions and the safety of guests and crew.
The guest agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Operator and employees, from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, costs, expenses, fees, damages, fines and liabilities (including reasonable legal fees) caused by any negligent act or omission by the guest including:
1 Failure to follow any reasonable direction given by the master or crew.
2 Failure to comply with any of these terms or conditions.
3 Failure to comply with any warning sign.
4 Unreasonable or unsafe behaviour.
5 Wilful misuse of the equipment or facilities of the vessel.
6 Intoxication or the use of prohibited drugs.
7 Any person leaving the vessel to enter the water does so at their own risk.
8 Any person trying to re board the vessel from the water does so at their own risk.
9 If you choose to leave the vessel we hold no responsibility whilst you are in the water.
There are inherent risks and dangers on board any vessel. All passengers participate in the Charter entirely at their own risk.
The guest agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The guest acknowledges that he or she has read and understood these Terms and Conditions.