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Charter Rates & Information

LOW SEASON

17 Oct – 15 May

MID-SEASON

16 May – 14 June

24 Sept – 16 Oct

HIGH SEASON

15 June – 23 Sept

Daily Insurance
Sailboats 7 Days & 7 Nights 7 Days & 7 Nights 7 Days & 7 Nights
Catalina 30
$2,159
$2,399
$2,519
$35
Beneteau 331
$3,118
$3,249 $3,315 $40
Hunter 33
$3,118
$3,249
$3,315
$40
Catalina 36
$3,125
$3,399
$3,448
$45
Hunter 386
$3,125
$3,399
$3,448
$45
Oceanis 400’s
$3,359
$3,599
$3,839
$50
Dufour 385
$3,849
$4,069
$4,289
$50
Hanse 400
$3,849
$4,069
$4,289
$50
Jeanneau 419 $5,220
$5,460
$5,700
$65
Lagoon 42 Catamaran (2017) $5,775
$8,211
$8,573
$70
Lagoon 42 Catamaran (2020) $6,900
$8,395
$8,798
$70
Bavaria 43 $4,345 $4,675 $4,950
$65
Bavaria 45 $4,799 $5,159 $5,399
$65
Hanse 455 $5,289 $5,519 $6,094
$70
Beneteau 50
$5,059
$6,071
$6,195
$65
Power Boats
Bayliner 3288
$2,975
$3,299
$3,635
$60
Silverton 34
$4,798
$5,159
$5,399
$70
Bayliner 3888
$3,599
$3,959
$4,199
$65
Mainship 430
$5099
$5399
$5699
$70
Grand Banks 49
$5,599
$7,699
$8,359
$70

All bareboat charter bookings are subject to the submission of a current boating resume approved by our marine insurance underwriters. A 35% deposit is required to confirm your booking.  All remaining balances are due 60-days prior to boarding.

Please read our rebooking and cancellation policy below.  If COVID-19 travel restrictions affect your booking, please contact us at info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com or 1 877 754 8601 / 1 250 618 5822 to discuss your re-booking options.

 

Tax

All prices are in Canadian Dollars and are subject to 12% Tax (7% Provincial tax & 5% Federal tax)

All prices subject to change without notice.


What’s included?

All our weekly charters include:

  • All essential domestic inventory, including a barbeque, dinghy and outboard
  • Transport Canada required safety and navigation equipment
  • Full bedding: duvets, pillows, linen and towels (sleeping bags available upon request)
  • Basic galley/head essentials to get you started:  garbage bags, paper towel, aluminium foil, toilet paper, basic cleaning supplies including BC Ministry of Health approved VIPER disinfectant
  • Starter pack of Tea & Coffee

Optional extras

Optional ExtrasPre-boardInstructor/Skipper

Parking is available on-site whilst you are out on charter at $20.00/week

Additional Equipment for Hire* (all requests must be made in advance):

  • Crab traps $50.00/week ~ trap, 150′ of line, bait and cooking pot
  • Prawn traps $75.00/week ~ trap, 300′ of line, bait and cooking pot
  • Additional Sails:
    • Cruising Chutes: Beneteau 33′, Beneteau 40′, Dufour 385′, Hanse 400, Beneteau 50′: $150.00/week
    • ”Code 0″: Lagoon 42 Catamaran ‘Water Dragon’ & ‘Firecat’:  $350.00/week
  • Kayaks: single $100/week – double $150.00/week
  • Stand Up Paddleboards $200.00/week

*Requests for these items form part of your final booking paperwork and must be ordered ahead of time.
*Fishing license must be purchased before departure and is required for crab and prawn traps.  Application for this license may be done online at Fishing Licence Application Website

For your added convenience, you may pre-board your charter boat after 14:00 the day prior to your first day of sailing!*
from $149.00 CAD plus Tax

Spend your time sailing not food shopping!  Contact us for more information and we can shop and stock the boat for you, prior to your arrival.

An Instructional Skipper can be contracted for the first day, few days or the duration of your charter aboard both power or sailboats. Contracted skippers are insured, certified and accredited by our local and international sailing associations. Contact us to discuss how you can achieve a sailing or power boating certification during your vacation.

Learn whilst you sail and bring the whole family.  Ask about how to create a customized sailing course to suit the needs of all members in your group.  We can provide instruction at all levels.


What’s next?

Reserving A BoatPaying for Your CharterCancellation/Booking change Policy
As a bareboat charter, reserve your boat of choice by completing an online boating resume; confirm your booking with a 35% deposit – balance due 60 days before your charter start date.
Payments can be made by email transfer, regular bank transfer, cash, debit, or cheque (in Canadian funds)

Rebooking/Cancellation Policy (January 2, 2021):

– >89 before departure, Raincheck Policy* or a cancellation fee of $600 plus transfer fees and applicable taxes applies.
– 89-60 days before departure, cancellations will incur a charge of 25% of the total charter fee plus applicable taxes.
– 59-0 days before departure, no refunds to cancel or rebook.
*Raincheck Policy: Retained funds, minus $400 administration fee, may be applied to re-bookings occurring within 12-months.

We strongly suggest purchasing travel insurance for protection against cancellation penalties and/or unforeseeable circumstances such as an emergency medical evacuation.

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC BC Canada V9S 4E1
1-250-754-8601 / 1-877-754-8601 Start Price 1000 CAD
Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC BC Canada V9S 4E1
1-250-754-8601 / 1-877-754-8601 info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd.
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC, Canada V9S 4E1
Email: info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com

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Bareboat Charters

Charters can expect a safe & relaxed experience on our docks.  Our COVID protocols include boat and cruising area video briefings, thoroughly disinfected boats, and a plan to keep our staff at a distance.  Join us for a 2021 bareboat charter today and sail away with your own little bubble.

Sailing School  

Instruction is our greatest passion and the cornerstone of our business. Sailing School course will resume when B.C. health and safety protocols allow. Complete this form to join our waitlist.

Your Safety is our #1 Priority

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