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Old 02-18-2013
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Update on Charter contract

Well, I have searched the Net carefully, and it seems that this clause (Point of return reached in 1/3 of the charter period) is indeed a standard one at least in this area of Greece (Saronic Gulf). Every contract form I was able to find on line from charter companies in that region have this clause.
Just want to let people who are planning to charter boat in Greece know that they have to plan accordingly. Not sure how enforceable this clause is in the best case scenario, but it seems to be tided up with the boat insurance. So if you break that clause and something happens with the boat, the boat insurance is void and everything is on your dime. That can be an expensive proposition
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Re: Charter contract

Originally Posted by sony2000 View Post
Nothing is written in stone. Write in the destination port by 2/3 of rental, and initial it. It they accept, they initial it. And Bobs is your oncle.
You reminded me of my favorite law school professor who would cross out the disclaimers on the back of his airline tickets, knowing that the ticketing clerk would not look or care what he did. He said that something to argue in court is better than than nothing to go in with.
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Re: Charter contract

Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
It's a normal clause.

Check what your insurance covers too - most policies only cover topsides i.e. if you run aground it's on your nickel.
That's an interesting point. I'm wondering if there's a rider I can get through BoatUS for charter coverage.

If offered I imagine it would have a lot to do with where you're chartering.
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