Let your imagination run wild. A day charter can encompass anything from a snorkeling adventure, luxury dinner on the water, corporate gathering, sandbar parties, or water-sport activities. Day charters usually range from 4 to 8 hours on the water, the choice is yours on what you choose to do with your time.
Standard gratuity for the crew is 10 to 20 percent. For your convenience, gratuity can be added to the charge for your charter at the time of contract.
The max amount of people that are allowed on a yacht charter are the charterer plus twelve guests.
FL Yacht Charters accepts the following form of payments; ACH, Wire, Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Amex).
Smoking is prohibited inside the yacht, there are however certain charters where smoking is permitted in designated areas.
Pets are not permitted to be on charters, there are no exceptions.
Minimum number of hours for a day charter is four hours.
Yes you can go to the Bahamas, however this would require you to purchase a term charter. A day charter would not provide enough time for you to get the Bahamas and back.
Upon completion of your contract with our sales agents, you will be provided with our boarding information. Boarding will be dependent upon the vessel, it will either be located in a marina or private dock and you will be notified well in advance of your travel.
Some water activities are included with the yacht; please inquire in advance of your charter. If you plan on drinking alcoholic beverages on your charter, we ask that you use the water sports equipment in advance of your consummation of such beverages.
Fishing is not allowed on luxury yacht charters.
Typically you should consider bringing items that you would bring to a picnic, that do not need to be cooked. We suggest such items as snacks, beverages, sandwiches, lunches, etc.
No cooking is permitted on charters; upon booking the charter you can request that a chef be included.
The process of booking a day charter starts with one of our charter specialist who will find the yacht, destination, and vacation experience of your choosing. Once these items are selected you will then be sent a charter agreement for signature and payment processing.
We cannot control mother nature, most yachts can stay out of the bad weather or navigate around it. If conditions are deemed unsafe your charter can or will be rescheduled.
Our private yachts are mandated to only allow a maximum of 12. You can however contact us for party boats and dinner cruises as we do have options for both of these available.
Hourly charter rates include; the yacht, the crew, local cruising fuel, ice, soft drinks and our services
Yes, you can view the yacht before the charter, we do however require a refundable deposit.
Yes, you can bring alcohol onboard; though the crew is not allowed to serve any beer, wine or liqueur to guests.
Catering is available for all of our luxury yachts; please inquire ahead of time if this is something that you require.
Our yacht specialists will be happy to help you choose the right vessel for your needs.
Due to the high demand in volume we recommend you contact us as soon as you decide you are interested in scheduling a charter. Please keep in the mind the more advance notice you provide the larger selection of fleet you will have to chose from.
FL Yacht Charters prides ourselves in the relationships that we have developed in all of the local venues; we have partnerships with these services and can provide you with a list of options.
Charter times are to be promptly abided by, there are captains and crews that are there to service you. They will wait for you to arrive, however it will be deducted from your charter time.
No, our luxury yachts are required to have licensed captains to charter the boat.
There are many activities to do on a charter, some ideas include; cruising, sandbars, restaurants, sunbathing, watersport activities, relaxing, etc. For detailed daily charter activities please click here.
Yes sales tax is to be paid depending on where you charter, in most cases state sales tax is required.