Bareboat Charter Application and Sailing Resume

The following inquiry is being made in order to determine if your knowledge and experience are appropriate for the vessel you wish to charter. While we do not expect you to display the knowledge and proficiency of a professional seaman, we are vitally interested in your ability to complete a pleasure-boat voyage in safety and without placing undue risk upon yourself and your crew and the vessel. Please answer each question as completely and informatively as possible. This resume will be attached and become a part of your charter contract. There is room at the end of the form for remarks or any questions for which you may wish to elaborate.


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Skipper's Name     Birthdate  
Occupation
Street
City State Zip
Daytime Phone Home Phone
Fax Email Cell Phone
Which boat are you interested in chartering? Number in Party
Dates Desired ( First Choice )     ( Second Choice )  
Charter Fee     Amount being sent  ( 50% )  

Please List Companies with whom you have chartered
First
Company Address/Location
Boat Type/Size

Second
Company Address/Location
Boat Type/Size

Third
Company Address/Location
Boat Type/Size

If you have never formally chartered before, list the boats you have skippered ( where you have been the sole person responsible for the navigation, and safety of the vessel), and the duration and nature of the cruise, the location, dates, etc.

How many years have you been sailing? What boats have you owned? (if any), Types(s), Length(s)?

Where have you done the majority of your sailing?

Are you familiar with the rules of the road, Colregs, and inland Rules? ( Yes or No )

Are you familiar with aids to navigation? ( Yes or No )

Are you familiar with the use of a vhf radio? ( Yes or No )

Are you able to plot navigational courses and then accurately sail those courses in order to reach a destination in limited or restricted visability? ( Yes or No )

Are you able to determine a vesselís position with the use of visual sighting, charts and navigational instruments? ( Yes or No )

Are you able to determine the meaning of another vesselís lights? ( Yes or No )

Are you familiar with anchoring requirements of a vessel the size you wish to charter? ( Yes or No )

Are you experienced in picking up a mooring in a crowded harbor? ( Yes or No )

Are you experienced docking and undocking a vessel of the type you wish to charter within the confines of a crowded harbor or marina? ( Yes or No )

Are you familiar with meteorological aspects of boating? ( Yes or No )

Please list any courses and or certifications in piloting, coastal, or off shore navigation., seamanship, etc.

Safety:
Can you perform a man overboard maneuver? ( Yes or No )

Can you perform small boat maintenance if necessary? ( Yes or No )

Can you bleed the air in a diesel system? ( Yes or No )

Do you know the proper procedure to check the oil? ( Yes or No )

Do you know the proper procedure if an engine overheats and how to clear a blockage if that turns out to be the cause? ( Yes or No )

What is your approximate itinerary for this charter?

If you have ever been involved in a grounding, collision or any other incident while skippering a vessel which resulted in a damage or liability claim, please explain the circumstances.

Please list the names, with daytime and evening phone numbers of two individuals who can best verify your ability to take full responsibility for the type of sailboat you wish to charter. (Please inform them to expect a call.)

How is this person in a position to judge your sailing ability?

DEPOSITS AND CANCELLATION POLICY: A 50% DEPOSIT CONFIRMS THE BOAT FOR SPECIFIC DATES. IF YOU ARE FORCED TO CANCEL YOUR RESERVATION less than 60 days prior to the time of charter, YOUR DEPOSIT, LESS A $125 CANCELLATION FEE IS REFUNDABLE IF, AND ONLY IF, THE YACHT CAN BE REBOOKED FOR THE DATES YOU HAD RESERVED. WE WILL DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO ACCOMPLISH THIS IN THE EVENT YOU ARE FORCED TO CANCEL!

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