Terms & Conditions

The boat known as “Fortuna” (the boat) is offered for charter subject to acceptance by Falmouth Rib Charters (the owner) to the client (the charterer).

To reserve the boat for charter, the client should complete the booking form and return it to the address provided, together with the payment of the reservation deposit of £100 per booking. Following receipt of the booking form and reservation deposit Falmouth Rib Charters will send a confirmation invoice. This is the formal acceptance of the booking and no refunds are available. 

The full charter fee is payable not later than 4 weeks prior to the start of the charter period (reminders will not be sent). If payment is not received by the due date Falmouth Rib Charters reserves the right to give notice in writing that the reservation is cancelled and withhold the deposit. Reservations made within 4 weeks of the start date require full payment at the time of booking. 

In the event of a cancellation by the Client the reservation deposit will be refunded as follows:

  • 4 weeks before charter – Full refund
  • 2 weeks before charter – 50% refund
  • 1 week before charter – 25% refund

The maximum number of clients/guests must not exceed 7.

The client agrees to be a considerate guest at to respect the boat and other water users. The client also agrees not to act in any way which would cause disturbance to those neighbouring boats and the client should take steps to prevent other guests from acting in a disturbing and anti social manner. 
 In any event the owner’s liability cannot exceed the maximum as detailed in the insurance policy.
Under no circumstances shall the owner be liable for any loss damage or injury, which is the result of adverse weather conditions, riots, war, strikes or other matters beyond the control of the owner. 

Should the owner decide to cancel the charter due to safety or weather conditions (the decision of the owner is final), 85% of the charter of the final charter fee will be refunded or an alternative date will be provided. The owner will not be liable for reimbursement of any other fees/costs incurred by the charterer. 

All details contained in this website are provided in good faith to help you choose “Fortuna” and The Owner cannot be held responsible for any discrepancies or any differences or changes that may occur between viewing this web site and visiting the boat. 

Note: this contract shall be governed by English Law

Your comfort and safety is important to us and we respectfully advise that the skipper’s decision is final.

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