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What is Abaco Excursions?

Abaco Excursions (AE) is a web-based booking site for boat charters, residence rentals and other day adventures. It is all about the journey and the Abaco’s are a terrific collection of barrier islands to explore. Boat charters are handled with our partner’s Bahamian charter license, Abaco boat works and Charter. Our residence rental program qualifies under the member referral program at the Abaco Club on Winding Bay. Any rental will comply with the rules of Abaco Club. We only refer rentals and all booking and services will be completed by the club.

Regarding Boat Charters, Boat captains are either employed or outsourced by Abaco boat works and charter. Abaco boat works and charter confirms the captain’s qualifications and assure the boats are in sufficient working order to provide quality charter services. Charter boat Insurance is carried by all boats individually and are documented on the site.

As a booking agent, Abaco Excursion expressly denies any liability in guest activities held at the club or on the water. By booking through this site, you agree to the terms and agree that Abaco Excursions bears no liability in disagreement or injuries incurred in the rental or charters performed.

Who owns the rentals?

As a referral site the rules of the boats and homes are individually organized by the owner, respective club rules and particular insurance characteristics for each home or boat. Abaco Excursions bares no liability or responsibility for injury, harm in or out of the water or during any excursion organized by the site or weather related to these transactions.

Do you have a cancelation policy?

  • On cancellations within the first 24 hours of making a reservation, you are charged 20% of the amount paid.
  • When arrangements cannot be made due to foul weather, your reservation can be moved to Marsh Harbor or to a different day.

What policies apply to your transactions?

When you are considering purchase, you will have access to the individual rules and policies and by clicking agree to a transaction you are accepting the previous policies.

Who owns the rentals?

As a referral site the rules of the boats and homes are individually organized by the owner, respective club rules and particular insurance characteristics for each home or boat. Abaco Excursions bares no liability or responsibility for injury, harm in or out of the water or during any excursion organized by the site or weather related to these transactions.

What are the terms and conditions that apply to the charters?

AE does not itself offer or provide boat transportation services. This website simply connects boat riders with boat captains (who are provided by Abaco Boat Works & Charter ____ (ABW) and riders (Riders) and chartered boat transportation services (charters). All of the following terms and conditions are between ABW and Riders, such that AE, as the booking agent, does not have any liability or obligations with respect to the following or relating to any boat transportation services provided by ABW to riders:
  • Rider agrees to contract for boat transportation services from ABW for such period as designated in the Rider’s reservation of the boat transportation services through AE.
  • Times for pick-up of the Rider and return of Rider are subject to extensions resulting from force majeure events. Force majeure is defined as any cause directly attributable to acts, events, non-happenings, omissions, accidents, or Acts of God, beyond the reasonable control of the Boat Captain or the Rider (including, but not limited to, strikes, lockouts or other labor disputes, civil commotion, riots, adverse weather, invasion, war, fire, explosion, sabotage, storm, collision, grounding fog, governmental act or regulation, major mechanical or electrical breakdown beyond the ABW’s or the Rider’s control and not caused by either the ABW or the Rider’s negligence).
  • The boat captain provided by ABW (Boat Captain) agrees to perform the following duties for Rider:
    • Report promptly to Rider any observable deficiencies in the boat used to provide the transportation services (Boat) which causes concerns for the safety of Rider, Boat Captain, passengers or property, including the Boat, property of the Boat Captain and/or Rider, and third-party property.
    • Pilot and maintain control of the Boat in a safe and legal manner exhibiting seamanlike conduct at all times.
    • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations applicable to the performance of the duties and the operation of the Boat as well as any equipment used in the performance of the Duties.
    • Take reasonable and prudent actions as deemed necessary by the Boat Captain to protect and preserve the safety of persons and property.
    • Use best efforts to make any necessary repairs, if reasonably possible, to protect the safety of the Rider, and any guests of the Rider onboard the Boat, the Boat; and any property at risk.
    • Clean and refuel the Boat prior to providing boat transportation services, as necessary.
  • Riders will follow any rules set forth on AE’s website and any instructions of Boat Captain.
  • The charter will commence and end at the marina or pickup location designated on AE’s website.
  • In consideration of the boat transportation services to be rendered to Rider, Rider shall pay to AE the charter fee agreed upon when booking the charter on the AE website.

If you have additional questions, please visit ourcontact page. You can read our terms and conditions here, including general cancellation policies.