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CONDITIONS OF HIRE

1 BOOKING:
A boat is not booked until the completed booking form and deposit of 160 has been received.
2 BALANCE OF TOTAL HIRE CHARGE
This must be received 5 weeks before the departure date. If the booking is cancelled within these 5 weeks then half the total amount will be refunded. If the booking is cancelled within 2 weeks the deposit is not refundable
3 DEPOSIT AGAINST DAMAGE
A returnable deposit of 300 (per Skiff) is required payable by cash or check on the day of departure.This will be returned by mail less any charge that may arise due to loses breakages or damage to equipment or craft whether accidental or otherwise.
4 EQUIPMENT
Hirer’s are responsible for reporting and paying for any equipment lost, stolen or broken. Unsuitable substitutes will not be accepted.
5 NAVIGATION
No boat may travel after work or navigate in tidal waters without prior permission. No boat shall navigate under flood conditions. priority of passage must always be given to working boats, including passenger steamers. INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY LOCKKEEPERS MUST ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED. As a general rule you should always enter a lock after motor craft have entered unless told otherwise by the lock keeper.
6 REPAIRS
All faults must be reported by telephoning 07767-385056 Every effort will be made to provide assistance as soon as possible. ACCIDENTS: In case of accidents the name of boat, its master owner and witnesses should be taken down. NO LIABILITY SHOULD BE ADMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

7. GENERAL

a) Hirer’s must take every care not to disturb other river users or wildlife. b) Navigation bylaws must be read and obeyed.c) pets are WELCOME but must be kept under control at all times and must not chew the rudder lines! d)NO ALCOHOL (For your own safety). will be consumed on board and no person who is under the influence of alcohol is by any means to maneuver the boat.

Craft must not be taken up or down rollers. No more than 4 people may occupy a four person camping skiff. No more than 3 people may occupy a 3 person camping skiff. No more than 2 people may occupy a 2 person camping skiff. All craft and equipment are let to hirers at there own risk. Thames Skiff Hire Company Limited ( hereinafter “the Company”) will not be responsible in any way for any accident, injury, damage or loss, whether direct or indirect, arising from the hire or use thereof (save the company’s liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Company, its employees or agents). The hirer shall be responsible for any accident,injury,damage or loss and for all damage to the craft and the equipment arising from the hire or use thereof or from any breach by the hirer of these conditions and shall indemnify the Company as a resault of any accident,injury or loss arising from such hire use or breach(other than death or personal injury resulting from negligence of the company, its employees or agents).

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About Thames Skiff Hire
Thames skiff hire is a traditional boating holiday company based on the Thames River in London. We offer a comprehensive range of unique holidays tailored to your requirements. Many of our classic boats are over a hundred years old