Sailboat Hire / Charter in Port Vila, Vanuatu

Residents and visitors to Vanuatu may hire a sailboat for leisure sailing in Port Vila


Sailing in Vanuatu
Sailboat Hire / Charter in Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Vanuatu Sailboat Hire / Charter

 

RS Sailing Vanuatu offer both residents and visitors to Vanuatu who already know how to sail the opportunity to hire a sailboat for leisure sailing in the Iriki Island / Port Vila Harbour / Ifira Island tidal zone.

All sailboat rentals are subject to the terms and conditions, the most important of which are listed at the bottom of this page.

To book a sailboat hire telephone Paul on +678 22909 / +678 7767360 or click here to email us.

 

The sailboats available to hire and the cost is as follows:-

 

RS Tera - A safe and sporty single handed sailing dinghy suitable for young sailors with body weight of 28 to 54kg.

The RS Tera may also be sailed two-up by smaller youth but performance / speed will be affected accordingly.

VSA Members / RS Sailing School Graduates

VU 2,000 for first 90 minutes or part thereof and VU 1,000 per hour or part thereof thereafter.

Other Sailors As above plus VU1,000 VSA membership fee.

RS Quba - A sporty sailboat able to be sailed singled handed or two up.

This boat is most suitable for an adult or an adult / child combination.

VSA Members / RS Sailing School Graduates

VU 3,000 for first 90 minutes or part thereof and VU 2,000 per hour or part thereof thereafter.

Other Sailors: As above plus VU1,000 VSA membership fee.

Laser Sailing Dinghy for Hire in Port Vila Vanuatu

RS CAT16 - A top of the range performance catamaran with a single trapeze.

This boat may be sailed single handed, two up or even by a small group of adults and children whose combined weight does not exceed 280kg - perfect for a family day on the water or a blast for more experienced sailors.

VSA Members / RS Sailing School Graduates

VU 5,000 for first 90 minutes or part thereof and VU 3,000 per hour or part thereof thereafter.

Other Sailors: As above plus VU1,000 VSA membership fee.

Laser Sailboatsw for hire - Port Vila - Vanuatu

LASER - The ultimate high performance singlehanded sailing dinghy for the experienced Laser sailor complete with the all the Laser XD race upgrades, and with your choice of standard or radial sail.

Important: This singlehanded racing machine is a top of the range Olympic sailing class and will only be hired to experienced Laser sailors able to demonstrate their sailing ability.

VSA Members / RS Sailing School Graduates

VU 8,000 for first 90 minutes or part thereof and VU 5,000 per hour or part thereof thereafter.

Other Sailors: As above plus VU1,000 VSA membership fee.

 

To book a sailboat hire telephone Paul on +678 22909 or +678 7767360 or click here to email us

 

Basic Terms & Conditions of Vanuatu Sailboat Hire / Charter

 

The following are key elements of the terms and conditions of hire that form part of the rental agreement applicable to all sailboat rentals.

 

  1. Sailboats will only be hired to capable persons (the sailor) who already know how to safely and properly sail the class of boat they wish to hire without any third party assistance. Our sailboats are not toys and need to be treated with the same care, respect and responsibility you would be expected to show when hiring a motor vehicle.

  2. In event it is determined by RS Sailing or any member of their staff after the rental period has commenced that the sailor is not capable of safely and properly sailing the class of boat they have hired without third party assistance the hire will be terminated forthwith, the sailor will not be entitled to any form of refund and still remain liable for any damage caused to the boat.

  3. The sailor is completely and solely responsible for any damage of any nature whatsoever sustained to the sailboat or any part thereof during the rental period irrespective of how and by whom this damage was caused and will pay the full cost of reinstating the boat to it's original condition.

  4. Depending on the class of boat hired a damage deposit of up to VU100,000 may be requested at the commencement of the rental period. Sailors who are not permanent Vanuatu residents are required to lodge a credit card as security to cover the cost of any damage and/or loss to the sailboat whilst in their care.

  5. The sailor is responsible for rigging, launching, sailing, landing, de-rigging and washing down the boat they hire themselves and the time taken by them to do this will form part of the rental period. Limited assistance rigging, launching and landing the hired boat may be provided by RS Sailing but is not guaranteed to always be available.

  6. Suitable buoyancy aids must be worn at all times by all persons when sailing the boat. Use of approved buoyancy aids are available free of charge for the duration of rental period.

  7. The sailor is responsible for their own safety as well as the safety of all other persons in their party and others at all times during the rental period.

  8. Unless due to a radical and unexpected change in weather conditions should the sailor need to be 'rescued' whilst using the hired sailboat a fee of VU5,000 per rescue will be charged.

  9. Use of the hired sailboat by the sailor and any other persons during the hire period is entirely at the sailors risk. RS Sailing do not accept any form of liability for damage, injuries or any other event whatsoever whether caused by the sailor or not during the hire period and any such liability shall be that of the sailor and by entering this agreement the sailor agrees to waive any and all right they and any other person may have to seek any form of recourse from RS Sailing or any other person associated with RS Sailing arising from anything whatsoever before, during and after the hire period.

 

The full terms and conditions of hire will be made available and need to signed by the sailor (or their legal guardian if the sailor is a minor) prior to the commencement of the hire period.

 

To book a sailboat hire telephone Paul on +678 22909 or +678 7767360 or click here to email us