Please read these terms and conditions before you book a sailing trip

  • Passengers should take a flexible approach to sailing. Plans may change because of weather or for a variety of other reasons.  Passengers must be physically able to move about on uneven surfaces, climbing several steps including a 2 foot step up and down.

  • You must manage any medical condition you have and you should not rely on there being sophisticated medical capability during a sail. You must bring your own medication with adequate supply beyond your expected time on the schooner. Notify the captain of any serious medical conditions before the schooner departs.

  • Passengers who are physically disabled, have learning disabilities,  and/or need personal care are required to bring an able-bodied friend (buddy) with them. That buddy should have experience helping with their particular needs.

  • All travel involves risk and by buying a ticket you acknowledge and accept that sailing carries an element of personal risk. We strive to minimize risks wherever possible by implementing stringent safety measures and procedures.

  • You agree Schooner Clearwater will not be liable for any loss or damage to your personal property.

  • You agree you will not hold the captain or crew legally responsible for any accident or misadventure that may occur during or as a result of the sail.

  • All children must be supervised by an adult and are subject to follow the captain’s orders. Children under the age of 5 are not permitted to sail.

  • Well behaved children may be invited by the captain or crew to participate in activities such as hoisting sails or taking a turn at the helm. Any passenger has the right to refuse such an invitation. Any passenger who accepts, however, assumes responsibility for any risk the task may involve.

  • By joining us on the sail you consent to Schooner Clearwater using images of you taken during your sail in any medium we choose, royalty-free. Images may be used for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes. Should you provide Schooner Clearwater with copies of images that you have created yourself, you grant Schooner Clearwater permission to use them for the same purpose.

Refund Policy


You may cancel your tickets at least 24 hours before your sail time for a full refund. Your tickets are valid only for your scheduled date and time. You may schedule a different date and time if you make your change 24 hours in advance. Once inside the 24hour period, we will refund tickets only if we cancel the sail because of weather. There are no refunds if you miss your sail.


We will not sail in heavy rain, thick fog, high winds, thunder and lightning etc. However, we will sail in overcast conditions, light to medium fog and in intermittent sprinkles. The final decision to sail resides with Schooner Clearwater. If you’ve purchased a ticket and do not show up because of the weather, and the boat sails, your ticket is not refundable.


You may cancel your charter at least 7 days before your sail for a full refund. Your charter is valid only for your scheduled date and time. You may schedule a different date and time providing you make your change 7 days in advance of the sail, depending on availability. Once inside the 7-day period, we will refund tickets only if we cancel the sail because of weather. Catered food is 100% refundable up to 3 days prior to your charter.