2 Brookside Business Park, Brookside Avenue, Rustington, West Sussex, BN16 3LP07847 206 309

Terms And Conditions

DEFINITIONS Terms and conditions “LCF” means the company Littlehampton Charter Fishing. “Customer” means the person, company or organisation booking a trip. “Fee” means the cost of the trip as published on the LCF website or otherwise agreed in writing. 1. BOOKING 1.1 A booking will be provisional until LCF receives the following: a. Deposit or Payment as defined in Section 2 below. b. Customer name, address, telephone number and (if possible) an email address 1.2 upon receipt of the above LCF will confirm the booking in writing or by email. 1.3 These Terms and Conditions of Booking apply to all bookings confirmed to a Customer by LCF and by entering into a confirmed booking the Customer agrees to be bound by them (unless otherwise agreed in writing). 1.4 A copy of these Terms and Conditions of Booking is available on request, on the LCF website 2. DEPOSIT OR PAYMENT 2.1 A minimum deposit of £150 is required for booking the whole boat. The remainder of the fee is payable on the day. 2.2 On the day we can only accept cash as payment for the remainder of the fee, not cheques or credit cards. 2.3 For Individuals payment for the entire cost of the trip is payable in advance to secure the booking. Unless advised by LCF. Deposits which are returned after 60 days will be charged 10% handling. Deposits which are not used in 24 months will be forfeited unless prior arrangements have been made with LCF. Vouchers are valid for 12 months and are non-refundable. 2.4 Vouchers purchased are valid for 12 months and are not transferable without consent from LCF. Vouchers are non refundable, every effort shall be made by LCF to find substitute dates where weather or mechanical breakdown force LCF to cancel a planned trip. 3. CANCELLATION BY CUSTOMER 3.1 More than 6 weeks before the booked date then the Deposit or Payment is returned. 3.2 Less than 6 weeks before the booked date then the Deposit or Payment is forfeited. 3.3 Less than 4 weeks before the booked date then the full Fee is payable. 3.4 If the Customer requests an early return to harbour then the full Fee is payable. 4. CANCELLATION BY LCF 4.1 Due to bad weather either the previous day or on the morning of the trip, the Customer has the option of the Deposit or Payment being returned in full or moved to another suitable day. 4.2 Due to illness, mechanical breakdown or other unforeseen circumstances, the Customer has the option of the Deposit or Payment being returned in full or moved to another suitable date. In this case every attempt would be made by LCF to find another suitable boat for the customer within the same port, if suitable to the customer. 4.3 LCF cannot be held liable for any loss incurred by the Customer in arranging the trip if LCF has to cancel the trip. Party trips /Hen/Stag day trips. If the sea is too rough to go out to sea{Skippers decision}the trip will continue in the shelter of the river Arun at the departure time that was arranged and the price reduced accordingly 5. WEATHER 5.1 The Customer MUST telephone LCF the evening before the trip before 1800 to check that the weather is suitable for the trip to go ahead and finalise details. Telephone 07847 206309 5.2 Failure to telephone will be taken as acceptance by the Customer of any decisions made by LCF for the following day. 5.3 LCF decision is final with regard to the weather but we try to get out if possible with due regard to safety and common sense. 6. ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND SAFETY 6.1 Due to changes in insurance company requirements only a small quantity of low strength alcohol will be allowed on board and always at the discretion of the Skipper. 6.2 Drug abuse or excessive alcohol consumption will cause an immediate return to port. 6.3 Any injury or loss sustained on board must immediately be reported to the Skipper. 6.4 Children under 16 years old are only taken by prior agreement by LCF in writing. 6.5 LCF,s Vessel, “Moonstone” is licensed for a maximum of eight passengers and two crew. 6.6 Any medical conditions that might affect a customer during the trip MUST be reported to the Skipper at the time or booking or before departure. INSURANCE AND LEGAL 7.1 Anything you catch you can keep if above the minimum landing size and not subject to a temporary landing ban or bag limit. 7.2 It is illegal to sell any fish caught on board.7.3 LCF’s Vessel and Skipper are licensed to operate as required by the MCA – Maritime and Coastguard Agency. 7.4 LCF maintains £2 million Public Liability Insurance. 7.5 These Terms and Conditions of Booking and all other express and implied terms of the contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and the parties agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. 7.6 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Booking shall affect the rights of Consumers. 7.7 All clauses and sub-clauses of this Agreement are severable and if any clause or identifiable part thereof is held to be unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction then such enforceability shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions or identifiable parts thereof in these Terms and Conditions of Booking. Littlehampton Charter Fishing Revised December 2015