TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Equipment


Please note for any loss or damage of fishing equipment including rods and reels on any charter, this will incur a full replacement fee by the booking party.

Bookings


For all charters booked online or by phone through Renegade Blue Water Charters, we require bookings in advance to ensure your charter experience is professionally organised. Full payment is required at this time and 100% refundable only if the charter is cancelled at the captains discretion. 25% deposit is required to secure all bookings (no refund if cancelled 14 days prior to charter). Full payment prior to all charters. 100% refund if cancelled by unfavourable weather conditions.

In the event of a mechanical problem to the booked vessel


The Operator reserves the right to cancel the charter and all monies paid to Renegade Blue Water Charters will be refunded to the Charterer. Renegade Blue Water Charters will not be liable for any third-party expenses and suppliers expenses incurred.

Weather Conditions


All Charters will proceed regardless of weather conditions unless deemed unsafe by the by the Master on the day.

Charter Course


The course to be undertaken during the Charter may be agreed in advance with the Operator or
with the Master on the occasion of the Charter. The Charterer acknowledges that the Master has
the sole discretion at all times to take whatever action is necessary to protect and maintain the
safety, welfare and good order of the vessel, its passengers and crew with regard to the weather
conditions and other activity on the Harbour.

Embarkation and Disembarkation


The Vessel will dock at the times stated on the booking confirmation. All guests have 15 minutes
to board and 15 minutes to disembark from the times stated in the booking confirmation.

Responsibility of the Charterer:


The Charterer is at all times responsible for the conduct of the Charterer’s group.

Damage to the Vessel


The Charterer shall be liable for any loss or damage to the Vessel or its equipment or fittings
howsoever caused by the Charterer’s Group. Fair wear and tear excepted.

Limit of Liability


It is a condition of the Charter that the liability of the Operator, its servants, agents, employees and
subcontractors is agreed to be limited in accordance with the Limitation of Liabilities and Maritime Claims Act 1989 (Cth) and that any claim for loss or damage must be notified in writing within 7 days
from the day of the Charter and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought within 1 year of that date.

Indemnity


The Charterer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Operator, the Agent, their agents
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 Charterer or members of the Charterer’s Group including:

(i) Failure to follow any reasonable direction given by the master or crew;
(ii)Failure to comply with any of these terms or conditions;
(iii) Failure to comply with any warning sign;
(iv) Unreasonable or unsafe behaviour;
(v) Wilful misuse of the equipment or facilities
of the vessel;
(vi) Intoxication or the use of prohibited drugs.

Risk warning


There are inherent risks and dangers on board any vessel. All passengers participate in the
Charter entirely at their own risk.

Swimming


Swimming is only permitted during daylight hours when the vessel is stationary and in the absolute
discretion of the crew. Any persons who are intoxicated and or deemed under the influence of
any other substance or drug, whether holding a valid prescription or otherwise, shall be prohibited
from swimming at any time. Any persons who are intoxicated and fail to follow the directions of the
Master or crew in respect to swimming will not hold the operator or crew liable in case of any injuries.

All passengers who participate in jumping off the vessel do-so entirely at their own risk and will not
hold the operator or crew liable in case of any injuries from jumping off the vessel.

Acceptance


By accepting the quotation and paying a deposit, the Charterer agrees to be bound by these Terms
and Conditions.

The Charterer acknowledges that he or she has read and understood these Terms and Conditions
and has or will convey these conditions to all of the Charterer’s Group.