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On deck of the schooner Dream Catcher and, below, a view of her starboard side.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much deposit is required?
$500 to hold dates.

2. Refunds?
120 days full refund, minus $500.

3. Fishing equipment?
We have handlines, yo yo's and one trolling pole.

4. Do you have snorkel gear?
Yes, though we do not have fins for feet larger than size 12.

5. Do you dive with tanks?
No, though, we can make arrangements with a dive company to meet us at the reef and those that dive have all certification and make arrangements with the dive company.

6. Do you have cookware, plates, etc, cooking facilities?
Yes, we have full galley and grill. No oven.

7. Do you have kayaks?
Yes, we carry one double kayak and also we bring along a 32 long boat for 6 rowers.

8. Do you have sheets and blankets?
No, each person is to bring their own set of sheets and blanket and deck mat if they choose to sleep on deck. We do have pillows, although you may prefer your own .

9. Do we purchase the food for the menu?
Food is an extra expense, not included in the cost of trip. We encourage each crew to purchase their food at one of three local food stores. We do have a suggested menu for groups. We will purchase food at an additional cost of $250.

10. What else do you supply?
We supply seasonings, and whatever is available in our galley, so check with us - maybe we have many items that you can avoid purchasing. Group would supply charcoal, ziplock bags, drinking water (RO) at 30cents per gallon, bait, fishing licenses if needed, garbage bags.

11. Showers?
We shower on deck, salt water wash, salt water rinse, and a good hose shower with fresh water: and yes, we do have an interior shower for special people (cold).

12. Life jackets?
Yes, we have life jackets.

13. Food storage?
We have aboard two large ice boxes and a freezer.

14. Do we sign a waiver?
Yes, everyone must sign a waiver.

15. Do you accept credit cards?
No, we accept cash, travelers checks or the easiest - a certified check. For deposits we will accept a personal check.

16. Is there parking available?
Yes, parking for cars is available and free.

17.What duties will be required?
There are duties to be posted by each crew: dishes, cooking, and cleanup. Make a roster to those duties, at least 3 persons on each duty for the whole day,one of those persons is to be an adult, you may place 4 persons on the duty if you wish.

18. Do you have Dream Catcher hats and shirts?
Yes, we have a great Dream Catcher t-shirt, long-sleeve and short-sleeve, with a line drawing of Dream Catcher. Also we have hats with the Dream Catcher logo. Let us know in advance if you would like to purchase a shirt or hat.

19. What is the cancellation policy?

Charter deposits are non-refundable except for:

1) cancellations due to the vessel Dream Catcher is not in a functioning condition
2) cancellations due to named storms as defined by the National Hurricane Center and/or pro rated as to the number of days at sea previously paid for less expenses & costs.
3) charters who cancel within 7 days of signing the charter contract, less a $300 service fee. If Coastal Sailing Adventures/Dream Catcher is able to rebook those dates, less a $100 service fee.

Call us now 305-304-5100 or e-mail us for more information.

 

 

 

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