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We invite you to embark on unforgettable adventures exploring Chicago's vibrant summertime scene from the serene waters. Our charter boat experiences are crafted to infuse thrill, relaxation, and discovery into every journey. Our Mission: We are dedicated to curating exceptional boating experiences, offering day and night cruises, firework displays, and serene voyages along the Chicago River. Our goal is to share the magic of the city's waterways, blending the thrill of the open lake with the iconic skyline as a backdrop. What Sets Us Apart: We stands out for our commitment to personalized journeys. Whether it's cruising to popular spots like the Playpen, enjoying delectable eats onboard, or discovering hidden dining gems ashore, our charters promise an unforgettable blend of adventure and indulgence. Policies and Procedures: Catering Options: While we don't provide catering services, guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages, including alcohol. Alternatively, we can recommend third-party vendors. Please include any catering requests while booking, and we'll assist in arranging options. Charter Logistics: Parking: Ample parking is available at 31st Street Harbor. Further details and parking options are accessible via our website. Vessel Capacity: Each vessel can accommodate up to 12 passengers, excluding the captain and crew, ensuring a comfortable and safe experience. Chicago River Travel: Traveling on the Chicago River is possible, but please be aware of potential delays at the Chicago Locks, especially during peak traffic periods. Kindly inform us in advance about your river travel plans. Entertainment: Guests can enjoy their own music using the high-quality Bluetooth sound systems installed on all our boats. Captain and Crew: Captain Selection: After making a reservation, a list of approved Captains familiar with our vessels will be provided. Please note, Captains are independent contractors, not our employees. Captain Fees and Gratuities: Captains typically charge between $100-$150 per hour before gratuity. It's customary to leave a gratuity of 20% of the total charter price for the hired captain or crew. All payment details will be listed on the receipt. Charter Policies: Cancellation Policy: Please review our comprehensive cancellation policy for details on reservation changes, cancellations, rescheduling, and potential refunds due to weather-related cancellations. Arrival and Delays: Guests are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled charter time. Please notify us in case of any delays exceeding 30 minutes after the charter's start time. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Send Inquiry” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
Embark on thrilling journeys exploring Chicago's summertime scene aboard our boat. Join us for day cruises, night expeditions, firework shows, and docking along the Chicago River. Follow along as we navigate to popular spots like the Playpen and cruise down the iconic Chicago River. Indulge in the city's finest eats, discovering hidden gems for delicious dining experiences both on land and aboard our boat. Each Charter showcases the stunning beauty of Chicago's waterways, offering a taste of the joy of boat life during summertime. Come aboard for the thrill, serenity, and unforgettable moments that make boating in The Windy City an extraordinary adventure. Let's create memories and embrace the magic of life on the lake!
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Cancellation Policy Company Cancellation: In the event that our company cancels the charter due to adverse weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, your nonrefundable deposit will be retained. We will work with you to schedule the next available charter slot that suits your convenience. Customer Cancellation: If you, the customer, decide to cancel the charter, the charter fee will be retained by our company. Rescheduling Policy: If you wish to reschedule, requests must be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled charter. Captain's Right to Cancel: The Captain reserves the right to cancel a charter due to weather, failure to follow safety instructions, or inappropriate conduct aboard the vessel. The cancellation may occur at any time before or during the charter. In the event of a weather-related cancellation during a charter, a refund of 10% of the charter cost will be provided. Cancellation Process: Customers can cancel by contacting us. Charter Arrival and Delay Policy: Customers are required to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled charter time. If the charter departs early, the full allocated time will still be provided. Any delay beyond 30 minutes after the charter's start time, without prior notice, will result in the loss of the full charter duration. Please inform us of any delays to the harbor. If the Captain and crew are delayed, you will be promptly notified. Any time lost due to OUR delay will be compensated.