Terms and Conditions
- GHOST ELITE CHARTERS - CHARTER AGREEMENT (40 KB)
A deposit of 25% non-refundable is required at the time of booking to confirm the charter.
The balance of the charter fee is to be received as cleared funds no later than 7 days prior to the charter date.
If the charter is cancelled in writing more than 30 days prior to the charter date, a full refund of monies received minus the deposit will be issued. If the charter is cancelled within 30 days of the charter date a cancellation fee will apply.
A bond of $1,000 is to be paid prior to the charter date, which will be refunded within 7 days of the charter completion unless any of the following have occurred:
- Loss of or damage to the vessel, its fittings or equipment caused by guests of the charter
- An unreasonable amount of excessive uncleanliness caused by guests of the charter.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY
It is a condition of the charter that the liability of the Operator, its servants, agents and sub-contractors is agreed to be limited in accordance with the Limitation of Liabilities and Maritime Claims Act 1989
The Charterer agrees to indemnify, and hold harmless, the Owner, its agents and employees, from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, costs (including legal costs), expenses, fees, damages and liabilities which the Owner may sustain or incur resulting from:
any negligent act by the Charterer or members of the Charterers group.
any damage, loss or theft of any property belonging to and charter guest arising of the charter
any personal injury or death caused or contributed to by any negligent, reckless or willful act or omission of the charterer.
The owner is not responsible for the weather conditions and any adverse weather conditions do not give the charterer the right to terminate the charter. The Captain or the Owner will determine if the weather conditions are safe to operate the charter as planned.
It is acknowledge the Charterer is satisfied with the suitability of the vessel for the charter period.
SAFETY – CAPTAINS AUTHORITY
The Charterer and charter guests will comply with all directions given by the Captain of the vessel
The Captain can terminate the Charter at any time and return to the point of embarkation if the Captain believes the safety of the vessel or passengers is at risk or the guests refuse to comply with the Captains directions
Maximum number of persons on board will not exceed those specified in the vessel’s license
Responsible service of alcohol regulations apply. Any charter guest intoxicated or appearing to be intoxicated may be refused alcohol service.
LIABILITY OF SIGNATORY
It is acknowledged the person signing this agreement signs on behalf of the Charter guests and is authorised to do so. This person will be held responsible for the Charter guests and payment of monies under this agreement.
AGREEMENT means this agreement between the owner and charterer
CAPTAIN means the master of the vessel which is subject to the charter
CHARTER means the provision of the vessel to the charterer for the period stated for the charter fee
CHARTER GUEST means any person onboard the vessel as part of the charter
CHARTERER the person responsible for the payment of the charter fee and the charter guests onboard
OWNER means Bell Property Holdings trading as Ghost Elite Charters
VESSEL is the 87’ Warren Yachts Sports Yacht “GHOST”