Southwest Florida Yachts

Charter Information
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  • Charges for losses or damages incurred will be deducted from your damage deposit. The balance of your deposit will then be returned to you within 30 days after the end of your charter, unless damage occurs or parts and equipment must be ordered. You will also be liable for labor involved in effecting repairs should that be necessary. We will do our best to make repairs as quickly and cost effectively as possible; however, we need your help in reporting to us anything which might need our attention.

  • We pride ourselves on the clean and well-maintained yachts in our fleet. We expect to have the boat returned to us in essentially the same condition as it was received. If the yacht is returned In less than satisfactory condition, we may charge you for a clean up fee.

  • Pets require special approval and an additional non-refundable service charge of $300. Please call us with your special request.

  • We would like to remind you that many suntan lotions and oils leave stains on decks, sails, cockpit cushions and Interior upholstery, Please keep this in mind when selecting and using a tanning/screening product. Non-oily lotions are best.

  • Use of the VHF radio should be kept to a minimum. You should know that Marine telephone calls are very expensive. (These are ship to shore calls using a Marine Operator.) You will be billed for any calls made from your yacht during your charter.

  • Please remember to wear deck shoes only on board your yacht. This does not include black-soled shoes such as running shoes. Boat shoes only, please.Nautical Flag Artwork

  • All of our vessels are equipped with the proper Marine Sanitation Device (MSD). Their use will be covered during your briefing.

  • NO SMOKING below decks, please. If you smoke inside your yacht cabin, you will be charged a fee to steam-clean all upholstery and carpeting on board.

  • As private yachts, most include inflatable dinghies and motors. Please check your yacht's inventory list. We offer Inflatables with motors for your use during your charter (One week minimum). See our rate sheet for prices.

  • Captains and instructors are available. If you require a Captain, crew or instructor please let us know in advance. We can arrange for qualified personnel to join you for all or part of your cruise. See our rates webpage for Captain/Crew fees.

  • At least one individual must have experience and demonstrate proficiency inTurtle Photo handling a vessel of similar size and complexity as your charter yacht. You should also have a working knowledge of navigation, charts, compass, mechanics, and on board electronics. Upon receiving your Cruising Resume, we may have additional questions for you. However, you should also know that if, upon boarding, we are not satisfied with your vessel handling ability, we may place a Captain or Instructor on board at your expense until such proficiency is demonstrated.
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Southwest Florida Yachts
6095 Silver King Blvd • Cape Coral Florida 33914
(239) 656-1339 (800) 262-7939 Fax (239) 656-2628

Tarpon Point Marina 26° 32' 14" N;  82° 00' 06" W

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