GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS as of 01 August 2018

When a person (hereinafter referred to as ‘Client’) that is registered with Yacht Week East Africa (hereinafter referred to as ‘YachtWeekEA’) pays YachtWeekEA a deposit or full- or part-payment to attend a Yacht Week East Africa event, the Client enters into an agreement with YachtWeekEA for all matters relating to the event connected to the booking, and full acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, by the Client is assumed.

The Client affirms that s/he has read the YACHTWEEKEA FAQs, listed on the website and travel agreement.

YACHTWEEKEA CANCELLATION POLICY: A full refund, (less the $500 non-refundable deposit), is possible up until 120 days before the event. The client shall email us at [email protected] if s/he needs to cancel. Alternatively, the Client can transfer his or her reservation to another person.

TRAVEL/MEDICAL INSURANCE: It is a strongly recommended that everyone participating in the trip have a personal medical and travel insurance policies. It is the Client’s responsibility to buy/have these insurance policies. YACHTWEEKEA does not sell or organize travel/medical insurance.

YACHT SECURITY DEPOSIT: A Security Deposit is required for each yacht to cover the risk of damage to the yacht or loss of equipment. YACHTWEEKEA will pay the security deposit for the yacht(s). In the case of damage of a yacht, and/or loss of yacht equipment, the Client(s) on that particular yacht will bear all costs to be split evenly amongst them UNLESS one person acknowledges full responsibility. These additional fees, when charged by the Yacht Charter or Owner must be paid by the end of the event.

YACHT SPECIFICATIONS AND PICTURES: Yacht specifications and pictures provided at www.yachtweekea.com are intended to give Clients a general idea of the type of yacht they will be chartering. While we expect any differences to be immaterial, YACHTWEEKEA cannot guarantee that the yacht will be exactly the same as what is listed and shown on our website.

YACHTWEEKEA ITINERARY: While we expect to maintain our established itinerary, YACHTWEEKEA reserves the right to change the routing and/or the order of events due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather conditions. Any changes will be communicated to guests as early as possible. 

PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE: The client grants YACHTWEEKEA and its representatives and employees the right to use photographs and video testimony given by the Client during the YACHTWEEKEA event. I understand that at anytime during the trip I can decline to have my picture taken.

The Client authorizes YACHTWEEKEA and its transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. The Client understand that the video and photography taken during the trip will be made available online as well as print where available for such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.

The Client understands that YACHTWEEKEA will not disclose my name online or in printed media without additional expressed written consent from myself.

The Client affirms that s/he has read the terms and conditions in their entirety, fully understands them, and voluntarily accepts them on free will and accord, free of any and all duress, coercion, and/or undue influence of any kind. These terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the country in which the event is held, and will not be construed in favor of or against either party, but in a manner that is fair to both parties. Any dispute between the parties shall be resolved by binding arbitration, which shall be conducted in the country in which the event is held. These terms in conditions are listed in their entirety and are also listed in the Yacht Week East Africa Travel Agreement. No other agreement, statement, or promise made by the parties shall be binding on the parties. If any provision of these terms and conditions are held in whole or in part to be unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of that provision as well as the remaining terms and conditions will be severable and will remain in effect.

VARIATIONS OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These conditions are subject to variation at any time. Any variation will be displayed here, and the Client will be deemed to have accepted a variation if the Client makes a booking after it has been displayed.

These Conditions and any appendices shall take effect on the date displayed above until further notice, or as superseded by later versions.