Here is a basic schedule of our rates.
Please remember we are federally licensed professional merchant marines!
Our rate are basically industry standard rates, I don't try to be the the cheapest I am a professional captain I plan carefully
I am successful careful with the vessels I deliver And I give you what you pay for!
Sailboats all sizes 1 or more deck hand required.
Sailboats underway 24 hrs a day need for more than one person aboard.
Sailboats over 65 feet or any boat on very long passages 2 deck hands
Powerboats 1 deck hand required, larger boats may require a second hand
CAPTAIN: Starting at $325.00 per day for sailing vessels and up to $425.00 per day for larger vessels
sailboat daily rates is less than a power boat daily
DECKHAND : $125.00 per day
CREDENTIALED SEAMAN : $175.00 per day
PROVISIONS: $25.00 a day per person (food and water)
TRAVEL and OTHER COSTS: Transportation cost round trip using practical means -rental car, train, taxi, bus or plane for longer distances,
TRAVEL PAY is half the daily rate, plus cost of tickets
FUEL COST: fuel, oil or other consumables used during the trip will be at the owner's expense.
A DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUIRED ON EXPECTED FUEL COST
DOCKAGE FEES: we do not ad on to the cost of dockage fees, power vessels on the inter costal will have docking fees
we don't run the power boats 24 hours a day so we will sleep on the boats in marinas if appropriate anchorage is not available.
TRANSIT FEES or Port Cost, Sailing permits: At owners expense no ad on's
A DEPOSIT IS NECESSARY to schedule you on my calendar, obtain crew and become available
PAYMENTS: by Cash in person or Credit Card or Online through Pay Pal
A 45 foot sail boat on a 600 nautical mile relocation at 6 knots would take 100 hours. Or 4 days 1 hour if the prevailing winds and currents are ideal however anyone who has gone sailing knows that conditions are never ideal and weather can slow us or bring us to a complete stop.
Let be realistic and call it a 5 day run.
Captain @ $325 X 5 days = $1625
Deck Hand @ $150 a day X 5 days = $750
Provisions $25 a day X 2 people= $50 a day X 5 days = $250
$ 1625.00 captain
$ 750.00 deckhand
$ 250.00 provisions
$ 2625.00 sub total
plus travel expenses
Advanced reservations are required for all trips.
Payment is required to reserve a booking.
Payment can be made by: cash or credit card in person, check by mail, or online via paypal.
Checks must be cleared prior to the trip.
Captain James Lowe at his sole discretion may
cancel or postpone a delivery due to weather conditions or any unsafe condition of vessel or unforeseen circumstances beyond his control.
Every effort will be made to reschedule the delivery under the same terms and conditions.
Captain James Lowe is not responsible for any loss incurred by the customer as a result of a cancellation except for the fees paid, any fees would be refunded.
If the customer cancels the reservation for any reason, 50 % the amount will not be refunded.