- The persons listed below agree the following for the joint implementation of charter trips in the area of for the period __________________ to ____________________
The person listed under 1 is the designated skipper. The crew member listed under 2 is the skipper’s deputy. He takes over the skipper’s duties if the latter is unable to fulfil them.
- The skipper, on behalf of the crew, acts as lessor of the vessel. When rigging it to sail, the crew recognises the skipper can give them instructions.
- The content and meaning of the charter contract is known and understood by each crew member. The skipper is responsible for the preparation of the vessel.
- The skipper takes out a travel insurance on behalf of the crew for the estimated cost of the charter and trip. In the event that one or more crew members falls out before or during the trip the following is agreed:
- In the case of non-departure of the vessel, any costs not covered by the insurance will be split equally amongst the crew members.
- Any amounts already paid will only be repaid if covered by cancellation insurance. Remaining costs to be divided amongst the crew members.
- This rule is only valid if a substitute crew member cannot be found. The crew agrees to only reject a substitute if there are strong reasons for doing so.
- It is agreed that all claims arising out of the joint cruise costs – such as deposit, fuel, catering, port fees and other cash and in kind – be equally apportioned among the crew members. The same is true, regardless of liability for consequential costs from the cruise – such as damage to the ship, loss of equipment, etcIt is agreed that each crew member pays a fixed amount to the skipper to cover all expenses incurred on board and for the operation of the ship. When ashore, the crew members make their own arrangements.
- Each crew member participates at their own risk and is responsible for his/her safety. The same applies for all the costs associated with the cruise and related operations. He/she must accept responsibility for all necessary security measures for themselves, for example, attaching the harness and/or wearing a life vest. Notwithstanding they must obey the instructions of the skipper as appropriate.
- It is agreed to waive mutual claims, against the CBYA, providing the damage was not caused deliberately. This also applies for any misconduct of the skipper or a crew member.
- The maritime rights and duties of the skipper, or leader of the vessel, will not be affected by the above agreements.
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