Terms and Conditions

Licensed Boats

Just a reminder that fuel is an extra cost.
We will have the boat fully fuelled and ready to go and in the water, we will then refill upon your return. (we only charge you for what you use)

* Fuel is charged at Coral Sea Marina bowser price*

Airlie Boat Hire will contact you the night prior to your hire, we will confirm all details for your hire on the following day and any outstanding balance for hire will be charged. PLEASE NOTE – Hirers must arrive at the agreed time, failure to do so will result in loss of payment and hire, so please do not be late.

Please note this hire requires a valid National or International Boat Licence.

Please confirm your International Boat Licence is recognised in QLD by going to our website www.airlieboathire.com.au, click on the tab “helpful information” and check with the International Licence Information.

You must be physically fit and suffer from no medical condition which may prevent you from operating a hire boat safely or be aggravated by you taking part in any one or more of the activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and beach combing.

You must consent to receive medical treatment in the event of any medical emergency when taking part in any one or more activities stated above.

HIRE CONDITIONS: The vessel must be controlled at all times by the holder of a current, valid boat license or as the listed driver for vessels that do not require a licence. All other state marine licensing rules apply. The hirer will NOT allow any other person to control the vessel unless listed on the booking form & is responsible for all occupants and their actions. Operating the vessel is only permitted in day light hours from Sunrise to sunset.

Vessel to operate and comply with the requirements of the vessel operation and/or survey certificate including – D partially smooth waters or C class offshore waters, this may include distances of operation. Suitable PFD, (lifejackets) for all passengers i.e. adult, juvenile, child can be provided. (Compulsory for children under 12 years. The vessel is not to operate in non-smooth waters (at sea) if the swell exceeds 2 meters and if winds exceed 20 knots. The hirer must not operate the vessel in poor weather conditions or where such conditions are imminent, if these conditions are present before the hire proceeds a transfer of reservation will be granted or refund in full. Hirers will be offered alternative options when weather conditions are not suitable for Whitehaven or outer islands. If customer chooses not to take alternative options, 50% of the hire will be forfeited.

By signing the Hire Agreement you acknowledge and agree to these policies.

 

WEATHER FORECAST MONITORING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE HIRER TO ENSURE SAFETY OF PERSONS ON BOARD THE VESSEL. Vessels are required to log on /off with appropriate (coast guard or coastal patrol) volunteer marine radio base. Hirers will abide by all Maritime Authority, marine and environmental legislation, should the said vessel not be returned within the agreed time. An additional cost will be charged for a late return of $50 per hour if not prearranged. The hirer must pay penalty notices if issued by any Authority, occurring during the hire period. The hirer must pay for any damage or losses caused to the vessel/equipment/trailer during the hire period. The hirer is responsible for checking and ensuring that the tow vehicle meets the legal towing requirements of the vessel.

You will receive the vessel with a full tank of fuel and you must pay to re-fuel the amount you have used i.e. re- fuel it to a FULL tank. NO E10 FUEL ALLOWED – The hirer will pay all costs associated with removing any E10 from the vessel. TRAILER YOURSELF: The vessel must be returned with a full tank of fuel. Vessels will be refuelled by the AIRLIE BOAT HIRE operator upon return, fuel is charged as per the pump price on the day.

The Hirer acknowledges and accepts that the use and operation of this vessel, including for the purposes of water skiing, swimming, marine Stingers, towing a tube, and other such like activities, is subject to inherent risks and dangers. The Hirer accepts those risks and agrees to indemnify the Owner of the Vessel for any losses suffered by the Hirer, any passengers or any third parties as a result of the materialisation of those risks and dangers. The Hirer also undertakes to advise all passengers of the risks and dangers associated with the use and operation of the vessel prior to boarding. The hirer acknowledges & understands all safety material and briefings that have been presented. By signing below, the hirer acknowledges that they have read, understand & agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this rental agreement as printed overleaf and on the front of this document and have made themselves familiar with both the location & content of the safety management plan and understand this. The hirer is responsible for all occupants complying with all conditions. If they have presented their credit
card for payment, all amounts payable under the agreement and for any road or water violations may be billed to the credit card voucher. Confirmation and sighting of the hirer’s identification will be required.

Giving false or misleading information can result in a fine of up to $1,000.00.

 

General Terms & Conditions

Just a reminder that fuel is an extra cost.

We will have the boat fully fuelled and ready to go and in the water, we will then refill upon your return. (we only
charge you for what you use)

* Fuel is charged at Coral Sea Marina bowser price*

There will be an agreed time to pick up the boat in the morning and strictly returned by 4pm

Please note this hire requires a valid National or International Boat Licence.

Please confirm your International Boat Licence is recognised in QLD by going to our website www.airlieboathire.com.au , click on the tab ‘helpful information’ and check with the International Licence Information.

You must be physically fit and suffer from no medical condition which may prevent you from operating a hire boat safely or be aggravated by you taking part in any one or more of the activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and beach combing.

You must consent to receive medical treatment in the event of any medical emergency when taking part in any one or more activities stated above.

HIRE CONDITIONS: The vessel must be controlled at all times by the holder of a current, valid boat license or as the listed driver for vessels that do not require a licence. All other state marine licensing rules apply. The hirer will NOT allow any other person to control the vessel unless listed on the booking form & is responsible for all occupants and their actions. Operating the vessel is only permitted in day light hours from Sunrise to sunset.

Vessel to operate and comply with the requirements of the vessel operation and/or survey certificate including – D partially smooth waters or C class offshore waters, this may include distances of operation. Suitable PFD, (lifejackets) for all passengers i.e. adult, juvenile, child can be provided. (Compulsory for children under 12 years. The vessel is not to operate in non-smooth waters (at sea) if the swell exceeds 2 meters and if winds exceed 20 knots. The hirer must not operate the vessel in poor weather conditions or where such conditions are imminent, if these conditions are present before the hire proceeds a transfer of reservation will be granted or refund in full. Hirers will be offered alternative options when weather conditions are not suitable for Whitehaven or outer islands. If customer chooses not to take alternative options, 50% of the hire will be forfeited.

By signing the Hire Agreement you acknowledge and agree to these policies.

WEATHER FORECAST MONITORING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE HIRER TO ENSURE SAFETY OF PERSONS ON BOARD THE VESSEL. Vessels are required to log on /off with appropriate (coast guard or coastal patrol) volunteer marine radio base. Hirers will abide by all Maritime Authority, marine and environmental legislation, should the said vessel not be returned within the agreed time. An additional cost will be charged for a late return of $50 per hour if not prearranged. The hirer must pay penalty notices if issued by any Authority, occurring during the hire period. The hirer must pay for any damage or losses caused to the vessel/equipment/trailer during the hire period. The hirer is responsible for checking and ensuring that the tow vehicle meets the legal towing requirements of the vessel. You will receive the vessel with a full tank of fuel and you must pay to re-fuel the amount you have used i.e. re- fuel it to a FULL tank. NO E10 FUEL ALLOWED – The hirer will pay all costs associated with removing any E10 from the vessel. TRAILER YOURSELF: The vessel must be returned with a full tank of fuel. Vessels will be refuelled by the AIRLIE BOAT HIRE operator upon return, fuel is charged as per the pump price on the day.

The Hirer acknowledges and accepts that the use and operation of this vessel, including for the purposes of water skiing, swimming, marine Stingers, towing a tube, and other such like activities, is subject to inherent risks and dangers. The Hirer accepts those risks and agrees to indemnify the Owner of the Vessel for any losses suffered by the Hirer, any passengers or any third parties as a result of the materialisation of those risks and dangers. The Hirer also undertakes to advise all passengers of the risks and dangers associated with the use and operation of the vessel prior to boarding. The hirer acknowledges & understands all safety material and briefings that have been presented. By signing below, the hirer acknowledges that they have read, understand & agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this rental agreement as printed overleaf and on the front of this document and have made themselves familiar with both the location & content of the safety management plan and understand this. The hirer is responsible for all occupants complying with all conditions. If they have presented their credit card for payment, all amounts payable under the agreement and for any road or water violations may be billed to the credit card voucher. Confirmation and sighting of the hirer's identification will be required.

Giving false or misleading information can result in a fine of up to $1,000.00.