All of our charters are private, which means it is just you and your party on board.

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Cancellation and Rescheduling Policies

  • 15+ days prior to charter date:
    • You may cancel your charter and you will receive a refund minus a 15% service fee. Hopefully, you will be able to join us another time and we will apply the 15% to a future charter.
    • We are happy to offer you the ability to reschedule at no additional cost until October 31st of the following year’s charter season.
  • 8-14 days prior to charter date:
    • Refunds are not available.
    • We are happy to offer you the ability to reschedule at no additional cost until October 31st of the following year’s charter season.
  • 0-7 days prior to charter date:
    • Refunds are not available.
    • Rescheduling is not available.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early:
    • Please understand that we have a set schedule, and we cannot add extra time past your scheduled completion time.
  • Last minute cancellations due to illness 0-7 Days (including Covid):
    • Refunds are not available.
    • Rescheduling is limited to Monday to Thursday at 10am, 12:30pm or 3pm. and is valid for same year the charter is booked.

Weather Policies

Weather Policies

  • Your charter will be cancelled if the weather is inclement. Only the captain of the vessel determines if a charter is to be cancelled due to the weather conditions. Examples of inclement weather include thunderstorms, excessive winds, and rainstorms.
    1. If your charter is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will receive an email voucher valid until October 31st of the following year’s charter season with details on how to reschedule.
    2. There are no refunds for weather cancellations except for the following: If your entire party has arrived by airline and cannot book another charter during your stay, we will make an exception to our cancellation policy and offer you a full refund minus a 15% service fee.
    3. Your charter will occur during the following conditions: Light rain, cloudy skies, cold / hot temperatures, humidity, and small craft warnings. Click here for the FAQ “What happens if it rains?” for more details.
    4. Please plan to arrive for your scheduled start time even if the forecast is for inclement weather. Charters will not be changed or cancelled due to weather forecasts.
    5. We will make every attempt to notify you two hours prior to your charter if there will be a cancellation.

Terms and Conditions

  • Rescheduled charters cannot be changed or cancelled. You may apply the original value of your charter to an equal or lesser value charter. You may upgrade with an additional charge to any charter of more value. Rescheduled charters of a lesser value will not receive a refund.
  • There are no full or partial refunds for charters ending prior to the scheduled arrival time. Charters will conclude early for cleaning if your party has warranted the necessity or if alcohol is abused.  Guests that are showing signs of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to board the vessel and no refund will be given.
  • All passengers, parents or guardians are required to sign a release form. Refusal to sign a release form will not result in a refund and you will not be able to board the vessel.
  • Life jacket policy:
    1. Tribeca Sailing NYC strongly recommends the use of our USCG approved life jackets for all passengers while on board. We will provide a life jacket to any passenger wishing to wear one
    2. Passengers twelve and under are required by the states of N.Y. and N.J. to wear life jackets while on the vessel.
    3. Parents or guardians are responsible for determining if their minors between the ages of 13-17 must wear a life jacket.
    4. The person booking the charter is required to share our life jacket policy with all members of their group.
  • Passengers under the age of eighteen must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Infants and children, regardless of age, are included in the six-person maximum allowed on board. This is requirement by the United State Coast Guard.
  • Gift certificates are non-refundable and are valid from the date purchased through October 31st of the following year’s charter season.
  • Privacy Policy and Personal Information: During registration on this website, we may collect personal contact and/or transaction-related information for Tribeca Sailing NYC use only. We may also collect certain website usage data. We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute this information to any third party without your consent and knowledge.