1. No reservation is confirmed until we (Pembroke Water Sports) have received a deposit & you (renter) have received a written confirmation.
2. We must have your name, phone number, e mail address (or fax number), cash deposit, boat size/type, pickup location, arrival & return date & time, location where you will be staying in Malta.
3. Reservations for boats are subject to certain availability.
4. With your reservation you are committing to the specified dates, should you wish to change your reservation depends on a. If you decide you dont wish to use the boat because of what you deem bad weather you will still be financially responsible for the above commitment. If the weather is too bad for safe boat operation (usually 20 + MPH) & you contact us you will not have to pay for that day.
5. A non refundable deposit is required for all reservations made.
Deposits are non-refundable unless you contact us 4 weeks or more ahead of the rental period. Should you need to cancel/change plans with less than 4 weeks till your reservation we can: [A] Apply the full amount of your deposit to a future rental or [B] Refund you if we can obtain a similar rental for your reserved time period.
Rental Agreement Terms
This Rental Agreement consists of the terms & conditions listed below, the separate rental document signed by the renter & any return document with the final charges (Agreement). This Agreement is for the rental of the boat described on the separate rental document & includes all its equipment, accessories, parts & keys (boat). This agreement is between the person signing this Agreement (You or your) & Pembroke Water Sports Malta(PWS). You agree to all terms & conditions, both written & printed, of this Agreement.
[A] Nature of this Agreement
You guarantee that the boat will be operated as required by this agreement. Except for ordinary wear & tear, You must return the boat in the same condition You received it, to the PWS location on the return date & time noted, or earlier if requested by PWS & pay all fees & charges due under this agreement, even if you did not specifically authorize the driver of the boat to incur the charges. You agree to dock, anchor or secure the boat & equipment as appropriate to prevent damage to the boat, motor & equipment & / or dock, other boats or property as a result of existing or changing weather conditions. You agree to defend, indemnify & hold PWS harmless from & against any & all loss, liability or damages whatsoever, caused by or arising out of the maintenance , use or operation of the boat during your rental. You will not repair the boat without the consent of PWS. Further You agree to stop operating the boat should any warning signs become apparent during the rental period & You agree to inform PWS of the problem as soon as possible. You further agree not to tamper with the boats meter. The boat is in good overall condition with no apparent defect.
[B] Who may operate the boat?
boat may only be operated by an Authorized Driver (You) Under this Agreement an authorized driver is the person whose signature appears
on this Agreement as primary renter & any additional person who appears at the time of the rental & signs this Agreement.
An authorized driver must satisfy the age requirements of PWS, have a valid Government issued photo identification. By signing this
Agreement You represent You are a capable boat driver and must be 18 years of age or older. You further agree to operate the boat
in accordance with all the rules & regulations controlling the operation of boats in the
[C] Damage or loss. A returnable deposit of 500.00 shall be held in Case of Damage
YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO THE BOAT, EVEN IF SOMEONE ELSE CAUSED IT OR THE CAUSE IS UNKNOWN, WHETHER DUE TO STORM, SINKING, THEFT, VANDALISM, FIRE, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE WHATSOEVER. YOUR LIABILITY WILL NOT EXCEED THE FULL VALUE OF THE BOAT, ACTUAL TOWING & STORAGE CHARGES, LOSS OF USE & REASONABLE ADMINISTRATION FEES. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK THAT THE BOAT IS UNDAMAGED PRIOR TO YOUR DEPARTURE. NO REPRESENTATION OF PRIOR DAMAGE WILL BE CONSIDERED UNLESS SUCH DAMAGE IS INDICATED AT THE START OF THE RENTAL & NOTEED ON THIS AGREEMENT.
[D] Prohibited uses of the boat
The boat may not be used: (1) After sunset or before sunrise, (2) Outside Maltese territorial waters 3) To go no further than Gozo or no further than Valletta Harbour, (4) To pull or tow anything, (5) While the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, (6) For any illegal purpose, (7) In a race or similar type contest, (8) To cause damage to the boat intentionally, or by wilful, reckless or wanton misconduct, (9) By anyone other than an authorized driver. For the purposes of this Agreement wilful or wanton misconduct includes, but is not limited to the following conduct or use: (A) If the boat is used in violation of the Maltese Maritime Regulations, (B) If the boat is improperly loaded or used to transport weight exceeding the boats maximum capacity, (C) If you rent a PWS boat without knowing how to properly & safely operate such a boat, (D) If the operator of the boat allows passengers to sit on the bow or sides of the boat while underway. ANY PROHIBITED USE OF THE BOAT VIOLATES THIS AGREEMENT & VOIDS OR DEPRIVES YOU OF BENEFITS, PROTECTION & OPTIONAL COVERAGES, IF ANY, TO WHICH YOU WOULD HAVE OTHERWISE BEEN ENTITLED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. FURTHERMORE, NEGLENCE WHICH RESULTS IN THE LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF THE BOAT SUCH AS FAILURE TO SECURE THE BOAT PROPERLY OR FAILURE TO SAFEGUARD THE BOAT KEYS WILL RESULT IN THE VOIDING OF ANY OPTIONAL COVERAGE &LEAVE YOU WITH THE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE VALUE OF THE BOAT, MOTOR & EQUIPMENT.