2020 45' Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charter in Annapolis/ Edgewater MD

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This 2020 Fountaine Pajot Elba 45 redefines sailing in comfort. With it's massive and elegant layout, you can be guaranteed to have an unforgettable, reunion, graduation party, bachelorette/ bachelor party, company outing, or just, nice day on water exploring the historic Chesapeake, the best way it can be! Captains are paid directly at the end of the charter, $400/day for up to 6 guests. $500/day for Capt + Crew for up to 12 guests. You may bareboat or bring your own captain, so long as their captain resume is sufficient. All full day (8 hr) or half day (4 hr) charters must operate between the times 9 am and 7 pm or they will be considered a multi-day charter. We do only book half-day charters, less than 2 weeks out from the date of your charter, if it lands on a Friday-Sunday. Half-day charters, Monday-Thursday, can be booked if your charter date is less than 30 days away.   Half Days - $2000 + $300 Cleaning fee + MD state taxes and fees = $2,800  Full Days - $2600 +  $300 Cleaning fee + MD state taxes and fees = $3,200 Multi Days - $2100 + $350 Cleaning fee + MD state taxes and fees = $2,900  Multi Days (Fri-Sun) - $2200 + $350 Cleaning fee + MD state taxes and fees = $3,000/ day Please inquire for weeklong rates and itineraries  As for day trip itineraries, they are very flexible, and thus comes down to how you would like to experience your charter. Most will spend time sailing the bay, then find a restaurant to dinghy-in and enjoy some local cuisine. And then spend the rest of the day, drinking and swimming at a sandbar, sunbathing on the trampoline, or dancing to music in the salon. Some spend more time on land than others, such as explore local beach and park areas, so it really depends on your crew’s preferences and cruising agenda. You may bring any food and drinks that you would like, but we do not recommend glass. If you are interested in Catering we have a few options we can discuss with you.   InDoses 3 Cabins (3 queen beds) 3 Heads (electric flush toilets, main with walk-in shower, second en-suite with shower). Saloon accommodates up to 10 at the table; can also be converted into a day bed or space for two additional guests. Galley-Up with great design features. The doors open right up to to cockpit to create an ideal living space Separate fridge and double-freezer. 3 burner cooktop and oven, double basin sink with pressurized hot and cold water. Propane grill in the aft cockpit. Fully cushioned seating directly behind the trampolines for relaxing while underway or enjoying sundowners. Blackout/insect screens on all hatches. A/C in both full berths and salon.   Sailing Features:  - Self-tacking jib, makes for easy single or short-handed sailing - Power winch to help raise the mainsail - Three-way door between cockpit and saloon for protected space when the weather is bad or the ultimate in open-air entertainment. - Twin outboards provide plenty of power for motoring and maneuvering, but tilt up when sailing to reduce drag and improve performance. - Fitted with the latest navigation electronics such as chart-plotter including radar and sonar depth indicator). - Navigate skinny waters comfortably with the shallow draft and knowledge of what lies ahead of you beneath the waves. - Generator provides for AC and convenience of power when not moored at dock

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
12 guests


I am local charter and catamaran broker. I love getting to help people get out on the water and experience how comfortable and enjoyable sailing a catamaran is!

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Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • BBQ
  • Bluetooth
  • Climate Control
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Toilet
  • Bimini
  • Outboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Twin Engine
  • Generator
  • Berth
  • Head

Approximate Location

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Cancellation Policy

80% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

CANCELLATIONS: 2. The Charterer can always reschedule a charter for later in the sailing season (within one year) with no penalty and any funds paid will be applied to the new charter.  Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to the start date will receive a full refund less a $350 cancellation fee.  If cancellation occurs less than 30 days but more than a week prior to the charter, the Charterer will receive a full refund less a $750 cancellation fee. Charters cancelled within a week of the start date will forfeit all funds. 3.  If it is deemed unsafe to go out due to weather on the day of the charter, the Owner may cancel the charter and all monies will be refunded or the Charterer can reschedule for another date during the calendar year. 4. We reserve the right to cancel or abort the charter if it is deemed that the vessel, the charter guests, or hired crew are at risk of harm due to intoxication, reckless actions, or aggressive behavior (whether verbally or physical) of the guests. 5.  We strongly recommend purchasing cancellation/trip insurance in case unforeseen circumstances occur.  We offer information on outside trip insurance providers upon request OR the Charterer may purchase cancellation protection from us for an additional 15% of the base charter rate. If purchased, the Charterer can cancel the reservation for any reason giving 48 hours notice without penalty and will receive a full refund of all funds paid, including tax and any additional options selected. The 15% cancellation protection fee is not refunded under any circumstances once paid.   DAMAGE AND LOSS: 6.  The Owner will keep the Yacht fully insured under a standard marine yacht policy with a deductible of $5000.  The Charterer agrees to be financially responsible for the cost of any damage to the Yacht, the Dinghy and motor (if included), and all associated equipment, up to the security deposit amount listed above by providing a credit card.  The credit card will be placed on hold for this amount, and the hold will be removed after the Yacht is returned provided there is no damage or loss.  We offer a damage deposit buy-down option (damage waiver) for $35/day which reduces your liability from $5000 to $1500 for single day trips with a pre-approved Captain or $2500 for multiple day trips or bareboat. If you choose a Captain from our pre-approved list, you will not be liable for any damage caused by the Captain. If any damage or loss occurs, you are responsible for contacting the Owner immediately and providing a detailed report of the incident in writing (including other parties/vessels involved, witnesses, description of damage, etc.) and a police report if requested by the Owner.  7. Although the Charterer will only be liable to the extent of the amount mentioned in Paragraph 5 for normal operation of the Yacht, the Charterer will be liable in excess of this amount if the damage or loss occurs as a result of gross negligence, an intentional act, or a flagrant disregard on your part of rules for the usage and operation of the Yacht noted below.  This unlimited liability extends to the loss/damage of the dinghy and/or dinghy motor if included. 8. The Charterer agrees that no repairs will be made without the Owner’s permission.  The Owner agrees if the Yacht sustains a mechanical breakdown or is disabled by any cause after delivery that prevents the use of the Yacht, and if the breakdown is not brought about by any act or default of the Charterer, the Owner will make a pro-rate return of the charter fee for the amount of time that the Yacht was unfit for use.  The Owner will not be responsible for any other consequential loss or damage.   DELIVERY AND RETURN OF THE YACHT: 9. The Owner will deliver the Yacht at the boarding port in proper working order and outfitted/equipped appropriately for a Yacht of her size and type, in clean and good condition and ready for service.  The Yacht will be delivered to Charterer with fuel, water tanks topped off, and pumped out.  It is the Charterer’s responsibility to examine the Yacht and all equipment before departure and bring any issues that were ascertainable by due diligence to the attention of the Owner. No refunds will be granted for issues that are not discussed prior to departure.   - If it is impossible for the Owner to deliver the Yacht due to causes beyond their control, and If delivery cannot be made within 24 hours of the start of the charter period, then this agreement may be cancelled by the Charterer and all money paid in advance will be returned.   - If the Charterer is not present or not ready to accept delivery of the Yacht at the specified time and place, for whatever reason, the Owner reserves the right to set the time of delivery within a 24-hour period.   12. The Charterer is responsible for allowing sufficient time for unforeseen contingencies to permit return to the port on time.  If you cannot return the Yacht to the time/place stipulated, you agree to pay a pro-rated fee to the Owner for the time that the delivery is delayed plus any losses (including lost charter income) that the Owner may have sustained due to the delay. 13. The Charterer agrees to surrender the Yacht at or before the expiration date/time of this charter at the release port, free and clear of any debts that may have been incurred by the Charterer.  The Charterer agrees to keep the Yacht in good running order and condition, and in substantially the same condition as when they accepted delivery with only reasonable wear and tear as to be expected. 14. The Charterer is responsible for the cleaning fee.  Cleaning fees are quoted on page one of this agreement.  Your damage deposit also serves as a cleaning deposit.  While it is not expected that you do a deep cleansing of the boat inside and out, it must be returned in respectable condition for our cleaning crew:  dishes washed, trash gathered, food removed, and dirty linens gathered.  Additionally, the use of spray-on sun lotions of any kind is not allowed to be used on the boat as they can stain the gelcoat and fabrics. The Charterer agrees to allow the Owner to deduct a fee of up to $1000 from their security deposit if excessive cleaning is required.  Notice will be given by the Owner to the Charterer prior to any charges taking place.    AUTHORITY FOR OPERATION OF THE YACHT: 15.  Only pre-approved members of the charter party that are at least 21 years of age are allowed to operate the Yacht.  The Charterer is responsible for the navigation of the Yacht and agrees that they fully understand and are experienced in the navigation and operation of the class of Yacht chartered and have experience in the use of the equipment provided.  The Charterer will demonstrate this competence by trial sail or otherwise as requested by the Owner prior to the start of the charter.  If, after check-out of your skills in the Owner’s opinion, you or your party are deficient in number, training, experience, or ability to undertake the proposed cruise, the Owner may require that you hire an approved captain for a period to be determined by the Owner.  The Charterer is responsible for paying these fees (see Captain’s rates above) directly to the Captain. This responsibility is removed if you hire a Captain from our pre-approved list.  16.  As a bareboat demise charter, the Owner will give full authority regarding the management of the Yacht to the Charterer for the charter term.  Although the Charterer will have full control of the yacht, if a Captain is hired, that Captain will be the sole judge as to whether it is reasonable and safe to operate the Yacht at any given time or to any given place.  Subject to the above, the Captain and the crew will do their best to respond to all reasonable requests of the Charterer. If at any time during the charter period, the Charterer wishes to release/fire the Captain that they hired for any reason, the Charterer must contact the Owner prior to letting the Captain leave in order to arrange a suitable replacement.   RULES OF USE: 17.  The Charterer will restrict the cruising of the Yacht to the hours of day from one hour after sunrise to one hour before sunset.  Dinghy use in harbors is permitted after dark with use of appropriate lights and safety gear. 18.  The Charterer will restrict the cruising area to the Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries. 19.   The Charterer will not leave the Yacht unattended overnight except in the event that severe weather conditions make it necessary to depart.  You must immediately advise the Owner of such action; however, in such cases you are still responsible for ensuring that the Yacht is properly safe and secure.  20.   The Charterer agrees that the Yacht will be used exclusively for pleasure and will not transport merchandise or carry passengers for pay (without prior written approval from the Owner), engage in trade, participate in races, or in any way violate the laws of the United States or any other government within the jurisdiction of which the Yacht may be. No drugs or illegal substances may be carried or used on board the Yacht.  The Charterer further certifies that they will not operate the vessel while under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances or permit any other person to operate it in such condition. 21.    No pets or other animals are allowed aboard the Yacht without the permission of the Owner.  22. The Charterer agrees to pay dockage and other port charges incurred during the Charter period. 23. There is NO SMOKING on the yacht.  Not on the bow, not on the transom, there is no where on board where smoking is allowed.  You will be imposed an additional cleaning fee for odor or burns. 24. Failure to comply with any of the rules above may result in immediate termination of the charter with forfeiture of all monies paid.   LIABILITY 25. For charter periods in which a pre-approved Captain is aboard, the Charterer is not relieved of liability under section 5 and 6 of this agreement and will still be responsible for damage or loss to the Yacht, dinghy/motor, and equipment, caused by the Charterer or their party. Make sure all members of the Charter party understand how to use the equipment aboard (heads, safety equipment, stove/oven, grill, etc.). 26. The Owner and their insurance underwriters accept no responsibility or liability for accidents, injuries or death due to swimming, or the use of snorkels, masks, or other equipment such as SCUBA equipment, whether or not it is provided by the Owner or the Charterer.  27. The Charterer agrees that the Owner of the Yacht, Liberty Marina, and the insurance underwriters will not be responsible for liability to you, your crew, or your personal belongings. 28. The Charterer agrees that any controversy or claim related to this contract will be settled by arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association.  The arbitration will be held in the City of Annapolis, in the State of Maryland.  Judgement upon the award rendered may be entered in any Court having jurisdiction. In the event that any court action is filed in relation to this agreement, the unsuccessful party in the action will pay the successful party the award in addition to all other fees/costs incurred by the successful party during the action to include attorney fees and costs. 29. The Owner accepts no liability for Acts of God, Acts of War, or similar events. The Owner makes no representation other than those contained in this agreement.   To the true and faithful performance of the afore going agreement, the said parties hereto bind themselves, their heirs, personal representatives and assigns, each to the other.

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