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Come aboard the magnificent Why Knot Private Sailing Day Charter for a unique sailing experience in Puerto Rico. All of our personalized trips aboard our amazing 35 foot Jeanneau will allow you to experience the highlight of your vacation in Puerto Rico. As the #5 company in Tripadvisor, we integrate our nautical expertise, commitment to the best service and culinary talent into our sailing charters so that you sit back and enjoy a lifetime of amazingly memorable moments. Our voyage takes us to the beautiful nature reserve of Piñeros Island, 35 minutes from the marina. Depending on the Captain we could decide to visit Palomino Island. (Our destinations do not include Culebra since it represents a 6-hour sailing time back and forth.) Get cozy on the sailboat’s deck, snorkel beautiful reefs, indulge in a delicious lunch, take a refreshing dip in the sea, or simply relax at the white sandy beach. Kick back and enjoy a beverage or two while soaking up some rays in our enjoyable floating lily pad. Our snorkeling spots are secluded and peaceful to make for a true one-of-a-kind experience. You will be amazed at the crystal clear emerald waters where you will discover stunningly beautiful sea life. The thousands of pristine reefs, healthy corals, and colorful fish create a perfect underwater oasis. As you work up an appetite exploring the reef, a delicious barbecue lunch is prepared on board with locally sourced ingredients. Guests will also enjoy assorted snacks and refreshing beverages including beer and wine. An impeccable boat fleet, the expertise in nautical tourism, and personalized service come together for a uniquely amazing sailing charter experience. Our vessels are meticulously maintained and outfitted for comfort and performance. Our sailboat has 1 guest bathroom, an outside deck shower and stereo speakers. Our positive testimonials have made us earn the top positions in TripAdvisor as well as being recognized with TripAdvisor’s 2020 Travelers' Choice Award for our nautical boating expertise and terrific customer service. Come and experience why we are in the very top positions on Tripadvisor out of 70 companies in Fajardo! Unlike the large boat charters, we have small private groups which make for a wonderful experience on the water. We take a maximum of 4 guests to be in compliance with our COVID-19 Safety Protocols. Our crew includes the USCG-certified licensed captain and 1 first mate. We meet in Puerto del Rey Marina, Fajardo which is a 45-minute drive from San Juan. There's plenty of free parking and state-of-art facilities in the marina. The GPS address for the location is ‘PUERTO DEL REY MARINA FAJARDO’. __________________ REGULAR TIME SCHEDULES: • Day Charters: We meet in Puerto Del Rey Marina at 8:30 am. Departure time is at 9:00 am to be back at the marina by 2:00 pm. (Please use this time schedule when asking for a quote. Thank you.) ___________________ IMPORTANT NOTES: • We do not offer overnight charters. The duration of our day charters is 5 hours. • We accept customers between 8 and 68 years of age in our 2015 Jeanneau 35' Sailing Private Day Charter. • We only accept guests 230 lbs or less in our 2015 Jeanneau 35' Sailing Private Day Charter . • When booking your 2015 Jeanneau 35' Sailing Private Day Charter please indicate the amount of guests so we can coordinate accordingly. The maximum amount of guests allowed is 4. __________________ If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer!
I feel great pride in being part of the best and professional crew to make your sailing day in our charter one that is fun with safety as our 1st priority. Our friendly first mates and I are bilingual and will ensure all guests receive the first-class service. I count with more than 15 years of expertise in the tourism industry. Our great reviews have been the reason to be in the top positions in travel social media. We are sure our sailing experience will bring memories that you will treasure forever. My credentials in the nautical industry include: • 6 years of experience • USCG Captains License OUPV Captains License • Master Motor Vessel 100 Tons • Auxiliary Sailing Endorsement • First Aid CPR Certified It will be more than a pleasure having you aboard! Captain Iván Purcell
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80% refund up to 5 days prior.
Terms & Conditions - Puerto Rico Sailing Trips (PRST) Age Limitations: • We accept customers between 7 and 68 years of age under 230 lbs. Children pay full price. • This activity is not recommended for persons 69 years of age or older and for children 6 years of age or younger. • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult (21 or over) who can sign a liability waiver for the minor in the presence of a PRST authorized representative. All customers must fill out a waiver and medical questionnaire on the day of the activity • An adult must sign the release form for a minor under 18 years of age in presence of a PRST representative. • An adult must accompany a minor of 18 years of age or under in order to participate in the charter. _________________________ COVID Safety Protocols: • For safety reasons we accept a maximum of 6 customers per charter to be in compliance with our COVID Safety Protocols and USCG boat permits. • Guests over 12 years of age must show proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid. Children under 12 years of age must present proof of a negative Covid test. Please send copy of vaccination cards and/or negative tests of the guests in your group via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To make the check-in process more efficient we request the documentation prior to the charter. We will also accept copy of your vaccination card or negative tests the day of the charter. • Customers are required to use their face masks at all times during the charter except when they are eating, drinking, or swimming. Customers not using their face masks will not be permitted in the charter and will not receive any refund. • It is recommended to our customers and crew to clean their hands frequently and wash for at least 20 seconds. • The frequent use of hand sanitizer is recommended for our customers and crew. _________________________ Cancellation Policy: • If the customer cancels less than 72 hours before the charter, the customer gets charged the full amount. If the customer cancels 72 hours or more before the charter, the customer gets charged 20% of the total amount. • Cancellation notices MUST be made by email. • If PRST cancels the charter, the customer receives a full refund. • If a customer requests a rebooking of the charter for another date or session, and the requested charter is available, the group will be charged $80.00 per person. If the requested charter is not available we will not provide any refunds. We cannot guarantee availabilities for a requested charter rebooking. • No refunds or credits will be issued for no-shows on the day of the charter. • PRST reserves the right to cancel a charter if the minimum amount of participants is not completed 24 hours before the charter or for safety reasons. Should this be necessary the customer will receive a full refund or credit. _________________________ Important Notes: • Our charter is not a party boat. • The customers are required to follow the instructions of our crew with the purpose of fulfilling the navigation in a safe manner. • If you are not on board by the departure time we won't wait for you or your group. This applies if your group is the only one on board or if there are other guests on board. • If you are late to the day charter we will not delay the return time since we may have a sunset charter right after the day charter. • If you decide to bring your own food and/or beverages please specify what you are bringing. • If bringing your own food please make sure it is fully cooked (take-out food) and does not require us to cook it or warm it up. • Beverages offered are not unlimited. • For safety reasons, alcohol consumption in the boat is only allowed after we reach our destination. • Consumption of alcohol is not allowed while sailing or motoring. • Smoking tobacco, cigarettes, hookah, cannabis, or any other controlled substances are not allowed in our certified Drug Free Vessel • Nudity is not allowed in the vessel or at the beaches we visit • Seeing wildlife in our charters is not guaranteed. • Seeing a clear sunset setting in our sunset charters is not guaranteed as the weather and cloud coverage change constantly. • Charters are not canceled due to rain. • Please be advised that your charter is not private unless you paid for 6 guests or you paid extra to make it private. Please notify our office if you want a private charter.