COST & TERMS OF CHARTER 2015
fishing charters can accommodate up to six persons and include all fishing
licenses, end tackle,
bait, rod/reels, cold drinks, ice and instruction if necessary.
Hire/Charter Terms for the
The following sets out the terms and
conditions under which the vessel
may be chartered. This document forms an
owner) and the club or individual/s hiring the
vessel (the charterer's).
The owner will make available the vessel
"ELECTRIC BLUE", licensed, insured and carrying
regulation safety equipment, as set out by
the USCG. The vessel will also
carry a USCG Captain & and a crew when
ACCOMMODATION.We do not endorse any
particular accommodation. Any accommodation must be reserved directly by
the charterer's with the Hotel concerned and as such
are not involved in reservation of rooms etc.
A deposit is
normally required to secure a
fishing charter booking.
This deposit is $100 for a daily
charter. The balance
is due on completion of the charter.
multiple charters, the full amount is
payable on completion of each trip; the
deposit is taken into account and deducted
from the final charter.
For Charters of several days a larger
deposit will be required. This is subject to
the Captains discretion.
SIZE OF PARTY.
Our license restricts us to a maximum of 6
passengers plus two crew. These limits will
not be exceeded under any circumstances. Please remember that
the charter cost is for the boat & the charterer's
are responsible for the full fee, regardless
of how many people are on board.
Every Charters Captain's
single biggest problem is the weather. However in Florida
this is not usually the case unless we have
a Hurricane forecast.
For single day charters, please call us on
Mobile (312) 330-6689
daytime and in the
evening prior to the trip to check
conditions. For multiple day charters,
please call us on your arrival.
We acquire weather information from a number
of sources; shipping forecast, inshore
forecast, internet buoy data, TV etc., and
use it in deciding whether or not to sail.
Intelligent interpretation of the best data
available does not guarantee a correct
decision; the owner cannot be held
responsible if the charterer's have a wasted
- If the
owner cancels the charter due to adverse
weather conditions, problems with the boat,
illness or indisposition on the owner's part
or Captain's part, no boat charter fee is
payable & the full deposit is returnable.
deteriorating weather conditions force an
early return to port, only that portion of
the trip spent at sea is chargeable, with
any part of an hour counting as 1 hour. It
is the discretion of the skipper if no
charge is levied.
decision to return early to port is the
Captain's & his alone. A return at the
insistence of the anglers qualifies as a
complete trip & the full fee is payable.
- If the
charterer's cancel a trip within 4 weeks of
its date, the deposit is forfeited. If such
cancellation is within 2 weeks of the
charter date, then HALF THE CHARTER FEE is payable.
Cancellation with less than 96 hours notice or No-shows will be
billed on your credit card at FULL PRICE! NO EXCEPTIONS.
- If a charter is cancelled due to an airline weather problem, we will
honor this position and refund any deposit.
- Please remember we are operating a business
and this is our livelihood.
All Charter Costs must be settled on or before the day of the Charter.
1. YOUR NAME AS PRINTED ON YOUR CARD
2. CARD NUMBER
3. EXPIRY DATE
4. SECURITY CODE
(THREE NUMBERS ON THE REAR OF YOUR CARD)
You can make PAYMENT
for the CHARTER by paying CASH ON THE DAY.
WE WILL SUPPLY YOU WITH AN INVOICE.
2015 FISHING TRIP RATES
Please note: All prices are for the carriage of 6 persons. You are in fact
booking the boat.
6 Hour Trip
8 Hour Trip
(Full Day Offshore)
25 -50 miles
10 Hour Trip
(Extended Full Day
|7 a.m.-1.00 p.m.
||7 a.m.- 3.00 p.m.
8 a.m.-4.00 p.m.
50 to 100 miles
ASH SCATTERING AT SEA
|7 a.m. to 7 a.m.
||Usually 2 hrs
released, no exceptions. Unless you catch a WORLD RECORD!
Offshore Trolling (12hrs) $1500. We usually run 50 to 100 miles
offshore. Any Bill Fish caught will photographed and also
Ash Scattering........up to six persons $250......late
afternoons/evenings only (From 4.30pm onwards) We can organize a second vessel at a further $250.
LICENSES ARE INCLUDED IN CHARTER COST.
Our Vessel also has the necessary Reef & Pelagic Permits required by the
We fillet and clean your fish at the end of the day and pack
in ice for your homeward journey.
from the Marina near Lake Worth Inlet, Florida or any other
location nearby by arrangement.
Wear Boat or Tennis Shoes.
No black soles please. They mark the boat deck.
camera/camcorder as we will probably see Dolphins and also to photograph your
catch should you want to release it. Fish always look better in photographs
immediately after they are captured. Not hours later!
We also have an ice maker to keep/make those drinks colder.
of food and beverages (Soft drinks such as Coca-Cola, Sprite provided free).
We have a microwave to warm food and we can provide sandwiches etc.
Wear or bring
seasonal clothing i.e. Light rain gear
If you are
prone to seasickness take a
seasickness remedy the night before and 1hr before arriving at the boat.
Do not over
indulge (DRINK ALCOHOL) the night before the trip, nothing's worse than a
spoilt day due to induced illness.
cooler for your fish if you wish to take fish home. (Leave this in your car until we
return to dockside) We will provide you with ice.
shared equally between the Captain and his mate.
Tips (15% is
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