General Terms & Conditions of Yachts’ Charter

Reservation Procedure

In order to reserve for a specific date/s any of the Yachts offer by Mykonos Yachting, the following payment schedule shall be followed:

  1. Deposit payment: the 30% of the Yacht’s rate shall be paid upon booking confirmation.
  2. Balance payment: the 70% of the Yacht’s rate shall be paid the latest 14 days prior to the confirmed and reserved cruising date.

Payment Method

Bank Transfer
By choosing this method, the Charterer will be given Mykonos Yachting’s bank account, so as to proceed to the relevant bank transaction.

E-commerce link
The Charterer herself/himself can proceed to the payment by charging her/his credit card via the secure e-commerce environment of Alpha Bank or EuroBank of Greece. Subsequently, the Charterer shall receive
a notification from the automatic Bank System, concerning her/his transaction.

Cancellation Policy

If a confirmed Yacht’s charter is cancelled by the Charterer or the Charterer’s Representative, whatever the reasons may be, the Charterer or the Charterer’s Representative is liable to inform in written, per email (, Mykonos Yachting about the cancellation, without any further delay. Depending on how far in advance such a cancellation notice is received by Mykonos Yachting, the following cancellation policy shall be applied:

No cancellation fees are applied, if the cancellation notice is received 29 days or earlier to the confirmed and reserved cruising date. In such a case, the received deposit payment is considered fully refundable.
The 30% of the Yacht’s rate is considered as non-refundable, if the cancellation notice is received within the period of 28 to 15 days prior to the confirmed and reserved cruising date.

The 100% of the Yacht’s rate is considered as non-refundable, if the cancellation notice is received within 14 days prior to the confirmed and reserved cruising date. In these cases, the Charterer or the Charterer’s Representative is not entitled to any refund, payment, compensation, or credit whatsoever. The same applies to non-shown-up cases.

All laws and restrictions of Greek Port Authority are applicable to every Yacht’s category in reference to the departure, according to the weather conditions, thus all itineraries are subject to the weather forecast and the actual weather conditions and shall be adjusted accordingly.

Should the charter of a reserved Yacht be cancelled due to restrictions imposed by the Greek Port Authorities, on the grounds of specific weather conditions on the charter date:

  1. Mykonos Yachting shall be liable to suggest a different itinerary and adjust the booking accordingly, under the sole condition that embarkation and disembarkation point is in Mykonos island, where all Mykonos Yachting Yachts are based.
  2. Mykonos Yachting shall be liable to either suggest a different itinerary or propose a different date, according to the respective availability, under the sole condition that embarkation or/and disembarkation point are not in Mykonos island. If such rescheduling is not in accordance with the Charterer’s wishes, the total amount received by Mykonos Yachting, will be refunded back to the Charterer. Mykonos Yachting is not responsible for any additional expenses or losses that may incur to the Charterer, as a result of the cancelled booking, such as but not limited to, hotel fees, non-refundable transportation costs, loss of salary, time and enjoyment and all other expenses pertaining to the Charterer’s cruise.

Rescheduling A Yacht’s Charter

In the event that the Charterer wishes to reschedule his charter for a different date, depending on availability, then such a change can take place, with no additional fees or penalties, if the respective request is received per e-mail ( the latest 29 days prior to the initial reserved date.

However, if such a notice is received within 28 to 15 days prior to the reserved date, then after being adjusted both the date and the respective yacht’s rate, this booking shall be fully paid and shall be considered as non-refundable in all cases.

Mykonos Yachting Obligations

Mykonos Yachting is obliged to deliver the Yacht at the agreed place and time in fully operating condition. If Mykonos Yachting is unable to deliver the reserved Yacht, then Mykonos Yachting shall offer a different Yacht, which is at least equivalent or better to the initial booking, at the same price of the initial booking.

Mykonos Yachting shall ensure that the Captain shows the Charterer the same attention, as if the Charterer were Mykonos Yachting. The Captain shall comply with all reasonable orders given to him by the Charterer, regarding the management, operation and movement of the Yacht, providing that wind, weather and other circumstances permitting. The Captain shall not, however, be bound to comply with any order which, in the reasonable opinion of the Captain, might result in the Yacht moving to any port or place that is not safe and proper for her to be in.

Mykonos Yachting shall ensure that all Yachts are insured according to the industry standards and in accordance to the law and legislation imposed by the Greek Ministry of Maritime Affairs. The insurance does not cover any damages of the personal property of the Charterer and property brought to the Yacht. Additionally, it does not cover any damage made either by Charterer’s lack of diligence or caused intentionally by her/him.

All Mykonos Yachting Yachts carry a close circuit television system of the external parts of the yachts, in order to facilitate the yacht’s maneuvers in the utmost safety and security (in accordance to the §.3 of the Maritime Law).

Captain’s Authority

The Captain has the entire responsibility of every aspect of the cruise and the yacht. He set the course and the speed, ensuring the safety of all passengers and crew aboard, while following all the proper procedures.

If in the opinion of the Captain, the Charterer’s behavior is disrupting the peaceable enjoyment of the cruise or causing danger, distress, or annoyance to Crew or to Captain and/or other guests; such as but not limited to, excessive alcohol consumption, noisy or argumentative or abusive behavior or political, sexual, religious and racial slurs, the Captain shall inform Mykonos Yachting and the Charterer’s Representative, if any, and subsequently Mykonos Yachting may terminate the Charter forthwith or instruct the Captain to return the Yacht to the Port of Re-Delivery and upon such return the Charter Period shall be terminated. The Charterer and her/his guests shall disembark, after having settled all outstanding expenses with the Captain beforehand. The Charterer shall not be entitled to be refunded any part of the Charter Fee nor contribution to costs incurred resulting from such termination.

With particular regard to the use of watersports equipment, the Captain shall have the authority to prohibit the Charterer or any or all of her/his Guests from the use of any watersports equipment if, in his reasonable opinion, they are not competent to operate such equipment, they are not bearing the necessary certification, such as speed boat license, they are behaving in an irresponsible manner, or they are failing to show due concern for other persons, when operating such an equipment.

Charterer’s Obligations

The Charterer shall use the Yacht exclusively as a pleasure vessel for the use of herself/himself and her/his Guests.

The Charterer shall ensure that children are to be always under the supervision of an adult member of the charter party throughout the charter period.

The Charterer shall ensure that no pets or other animals are brought on board the Yacht, without the written consent of Mykonos Yachting.

The Charterer shall inform in written Mykonos Yachting should there be any allergies or dietary restrictions or any medical condition that needs special attention.

The Charterer shall ensure that the behavior of herself/himself and her/his guests shall not cause a nuisance to any person or bring the Yacht into disrepute.

The Charterer shall comply and shall ensure that her/his guests comply, with the laws and regulations of any country into whose waters the yacht shall enter during the course of this Agreement. The Captain shall promptly draw the Charterer ‘s attention to any infringement of these terms by herself/himself or her/his guests, and if such behavior continues after this warning, the Captain shall inform Mykonos Yachting and/or the Charterer’s Representative. Subsequently Mykonos Yachting may terminate the Charter and the Charterer will not be entitled to any refund nor contribution to costs incurred resulting from such termination.

If the Charterer or any of her/his guests shall commit any offence contrary to the laws and regulations of any country, which results in any member of the crew of the Yacht being detained, fined or imprisoned,
or the Yacht being detained, arrested, seized or fined the Charterer shall indemnify Mykonos Yachting against all loss, damage and expense incurred to Mykonos Yachting and as a result, the respective Agreement shall be terminated forthwith.

It is also specifically understood that the possession or use of any illegal drugs or any weapons (including particularly firearms) shall be sufficient reason for Mykonos Yachting to terminate the Charter forthwith without refund or recourse against Mykonos Yachting. The full data of all passengers on board (name, surname, date of birth, nationality and passport number) needs to be submitted to Mykonos Yachting at least 24 hours prior to the reserved cruising date. This information is essential, in order to prepare and submit all the necessary documentation required by the Greek Port Authorities. Once on board, all passengers shall carry either on digital or on hard copy their passport or identification details.

If there is any change on the passengers’ list, the Charterer or her/his Representative, if any, shall promptly, and no later than the beginning of the charter, inform Mykonos Yachting. The Charterer is responsible for the accuracy of the delivered passengers’ list information.

Force Majeure

Mykonos Yachting is not liable for failure to perform its obligations, if such failure is as a result of Force Majeure, which is considered as Acts of God, including changes in weather, earthquake, fire, flood, storm, hurricane or other natural disaster; or non-natural disasters including war, invasion, foreign hostilities, civil war, revolution, terrorist activities and government sanction. In such cases, Mykonos Yachting shall only refund to the Charterer the total received amount and shall not be liable for any additional compensation.


All parties will strive to resolve any dispute in a peaceful manner. If the parties are not able to reach an agreement among them, the Court in Piraeus, Greece has the jurisdiction over their dispute.

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Mykonos island, 84600 Greece