Tips For Taking A Boat Charter


If you want to make the most out of your Puerto Rican vacation, then you may decide to take a tour of the islands off the coast Puerto Rico. One of the easiest and safest ways to explore the islands is with the assistance of a boat charter service. Boat charters can be taken for sightseeing or they can be used as more of a taxi to cart you and your family to a day of snorkeling on an island. No matter what you decide, there are some tips that you should follow when taking the charter.

Arrive On Time

Charter services take care of all the details for you when it comes to your boat ride. However, you should understand that there are a lot of preparations that go on behind the scenes. The boat owner and the captain must communicate to set the time frame for your excursion. In many cases, boats are rented for charter purposes and being on time means that your family, the captain, and the boat owner can all be on the same page when it comes to your charter. 

If you choose to go with a larger charter company, then reservations will need to be honored for the day. If you are late to the charter, then your tour may need to be cancelled based on other arrangements made for the day.

Also, arrangements need to be made with the docks and the boat will need to be checked completely before the charter leaves. Safety and maintenance records will be checked and your family will need to be checked in on the boat. All of these things take time and are scheduled, so show up to the dock when you are scheduled so all tasks can be completed in a timely fashion.

Do Not Overdo The Alcohol

Many charters allow you to bring alcoholic beverages on your charter. You can typically bring food, luggage, bikes, snorkeling gear, and a variety of other belongings as well. While you can drink, it is wise to take it easy with the alcoholic beverages. Alcohol does affect your equilibrium and so can the movement of the boat. If you have never taken a charter or if you sometimes get seasick, then the combination can be disastrous.

If you happen to vomit on the charter, you should know that there is often a special clean-up fee that you will need to pay. In some cases, you will be asked to pay a deposit before the charter and the deposit may be completely forfeited if you vomit in the boat. Deposits may be forfeited as well for any accidental boat damage, so make sure to follow the rules of the boat and move cautiously. 

Check with a company like Charter Coach PR for more information.


7 June 2017

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