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Our charter rates are fixed weekly prices from Saturday - Saturday. Charter rates cover all necessary equipment for sailing and the yacht's amenities. In addition, the water toys provided are included in the rate as well.
The quoted rates do not include VAT, skipper, fuel charges, harbor fees, local taxes, marina fees and all food and beverages purchased by the guest. On top of the charter fee you will also be charged with a safety deposit which will be returned upon the end of your stay, as well as APA. Advance Provisioning Allowance is a special budget allocated to the additional costs you may incur during your stay such as fuel charges and harbor fees. For this we ask for 2.500€ APA. The skipper will take care of all these payments to provide you a seamless stay. At the end of your stay the skipper will return the amount of that is left over along with the receipts.
Once we have verified your requested dates for charter, you will receive a charter agreement. In order to secure your booking the payment is to be done in two installments. A deposit of 50% of the total charter fee is required upon signing the charter agreement which will secure your booking. The remaining 50% along with the APA, and any VAT taxes is due one month prior to your stay.
Do I need to charter the yacht for a full week?
It is recommended to charter for a full week, but it is not obligatory. You can choose to charter the yacht for more or less than one week.
Can I select what day of the week the charter will start?
Yes, depending on the availability you can choose what day of the week you would like to charter experience to start. However, it is customary to start the charter on a Saturday.
How can I book my Charter?
Our team is here to help you book your stay. Please send an inquiry to: Laura@Pure-sailing.eu and we will assist you.
Can I choose my itinerary?
Yes, of course. Feel free to let our team know what you would like to do during your charter. We will do our best to accommodate your wishes. The itinerary will slightly depend on the wind and weather conditions and the distance between the destinations.
How many people can the Onyx accommodate?
Ideally the Onyx can accommodate 6 guests as she has 3 guest rooms. 2 cabins are in the stern, both comfortable for 2 people with each their own bathroom, and a luxury master bedroom is in the bow with an en suite bathroom. However, this is room for another 2 guests as the dining table in the saloon is convertible into an additional bed for 2 guests. The skipper (and hostess) will reside in a skipper cabin located in the bow of the yacht which has an external entrance.
How can I secure my booking?
You can secure your booking with a deposit payment. Once we have verified your requested dates for charter, you will receive a charter agreement. A deposit of 50% of the total charter fee is required upon signing the charter agreement which will secure your booking. The remaining 50% along with the APA, and any VAT taxes is due one month prior to your stay.
What if I want to cancel my booking?
Should you wish to cancel your charter reservation, our cancelation policy will apply. The amount charged depends on when you cancel your booking. If you cancel once you only paid the deposit, we will only charge the deposit. If the entire charter fee was due, we are entitled to retain the full amount, however we will return the Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA).
What is APA?
APA stands for, Advance Provisioning Allowance. As there are additional costs through your stay on the Onyx such as fuel charges and harbor fees, we ask for 2.500€ APA. The skipper will take care of all these payments to provide you a seamless stay. At the end of your stay the skipper will return the amount of that is left over along with the receipts.
What is included in the charter fee?
Charter rates cover all necessary equipment for sailing, amenities as well as water toys. Rates do not include VAT, skipper, fuel charges, harbor fees, local taxes, marina fees and all food and beverages. If you wish to embark and/or disembark at any location other than the yacht's home port, delivery/return expenses will be charged as well.
Can I charter the yacht without a skipper?
No, The Onyx is only available to charter with skipper and optionally a hostess.
Can I have a one way charter?
Yes, it is possible to embark and/or disembark at any location other than the yacht's home port. Please note that delivery/return expenses will be charged. Please contact us in order to plan your stay.
How can I get to the yacht?
If you wish, we can arrange a private transfer to and from the airport for you. Please contact us to enquire about this service.