Charter Policies

All prices are subject to a 12% Waterfront City Tax

Deposit:

Public – 100% of the total charter, non-refundable and due the day reservation is made.
Member – 50% of the total charter, non-refundable and due the day reservation is made.
Member charter balance due must be collected 30 days prior to boarding.

Payment:

We accept Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, personal checks, traveler checks, money orders and cash.

Inclement Weather:

The Santa Barbara Sailing Center (Discretion of onsite manager) reserves the right to cancel (with refund) or postpone charter for inclement weather.

Change of Date:

Charter date & times are changeable with no fee, as long as there is no conflict with boat or captain for new desired dates & times.
Day-sail charters
Sept-May charters: Date changeable with $50.00 fee until 30 days prior to charter date.
June-Aug charters: Date changeable with $50.00 fee until 60 days prior to charter date.
Multi-day charters
Sept-May charters: Date changeable with $100.00 fee until 30 days prior to charter date.
June-Aug charters: Date changeable with $100.00 fee until 60 days prior to charter date.

Cancellation:

Public: 100% of charter or refer to change of date policy.
Member: 50% of charter until 30 days prior to charter or refer to change of date policy.

Extra Options:

  • 1 Hour Catalina Yacht Orientation – $50.00 (Does not include extensive demonstration of Radar and GPS)
  • Early board: This is a great way to get an early start to your charter!  Pre-board the night before (Generally between 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. depending on time of year and general charter activity) to get settled and finalize contracts and waivers.
    Public: $135.00
    SBSC club member: Free
  • Late Check-Out (Late board): Stay an extra night with us and check-out by 8:30 a.m. the day after your charter.
    Public: $135.00
    SBSC club member: $135.00
  • Stand Up Paddleboards, Single Kayaks and Double Kayaks are available for rent.
  • Linens are not included with your charter but are available for $35 per set which includes bedding and towels.
  • Chart Kit Rental: For $35.00, you can rent Chart 18720, Navigation Tools and a Cruising Guide to The Channel Islands National Park.

ATTENTION SBSC CLUB MEMBERS AND PUBLIC CHARTERERS

  • SBSC charges $7 per engine hour for fuel.
  • SBSC charges $85 cleaning fee on all multi-day charters.
  • State sales tax and 12% Waterfront City Tax is not included.
  • Charter yachts are fully insured, however, the charterer is responsible for hull deductible should damage occur.
  • Minimum 2 day charter for island trips.
  • All paperwork must be completed prior to boarding.
  • Charter yachts are equipped with roller furling (most), inflatable dinghy, BBQ (SBSC does not provide propane canister for BBQ) self-tailing winches, VHF radio, AM/FM/CD stereo, GPS, cooking fuel and complete galley set-up.
  • All boats return to docks for check-in by 5:30 PDT or 4:30PST.
  • 12 passengers is the maximum that we allow on our Catalina Yachts.
  • Absolutely no towing of our dinghy is allowed.  You may tow your own dinghy, but only if it is a soft bottom dinghy.

PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE