Boat Hire Rules

In particular, I acknowledge that I must:

-    Comply with the Salcombe Harbour Byelaws 1994 (a copy of which is available on request).

-    Ensure that I have the kill cord correctly attached while operating the boat.

-    Ensure that I correctly wear a life jacket as instructed at all times during the hire period and I must make sure that any passengers do the same.

-    Only operate the boat in a suitable environment, in a proper manner and in accordance with any instructions provided to me.

-    Pay charges for fuel on daily hires due under the terms and conditions.

-    Obey instructions limiting the area and time in which I can operate the boat during adverse weather.

I acknowledge that I must not:

-     Operate the boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

-     Smoke or allow others to smoke while on board the boat.

-     Alter the boat, remove components or otherwise interfere with the boat.

-     Do anything which could invalidate any insurance policy relating to the boat.

-     Allow more people on to the boat than it is licensed to carry.

-     Pilot, land or anchor the boat beyond the area that I have been instructed to operate it in. I acknowledge in particular that I must not anchor or land the boat off Sunny Cove or North Sands and I must not land or use ferry slipways in Salcombe or East Portlemouth.

-     Jump or allow others to jump from the boat into the water unless the boat is anchored safely near a beach with the engine turned off.

-     Exceed a speed of 6 knots.

-     Use the boat for any unlawful purpose.

-     Drive the boat outside of the business hours of Whitestrand Boat Hire.

-     Be late in returning the boat at the end of the hire period. I acknowledge that a £50 late fee may be charged if I return the boat late. 

-     Tow any object or person with the boat.

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