Terms and Conditions


By scheduling a reservation secured with full, advanced payment, the charterer requests Keelforce, LLC to reserve the sailing vessel KEELFORCE, contract captain, crew and provisions.   

Rescheduling Fees

Charter fees are due and payable when reservations are placed. Rescheduling is granted, without charge, with a minimum of 72 hours’ notice and dependent upon availability. If Keelforce, LLC is unable to reschedule, a 50% refund is issued. Full payment is due and considered earned by Keelforce, LLC if the rescheduling request is received less than 72 hours in advance of the scheduled departure time.

Guest Cancellation

Guest cancellations will receive a 90% refund if received 72 hours in advance, 50% refund between 72 and 24 hours in advance and no refund if received less than 24 hours in advance. Alternatively, Keelforce, LLC will attempt to reschedule the charter if desired.

Cancellation Captain

Charters cancelled by the vessel’s Captain due to weather, environmental issues, mechanical problems or any condition impacting crew and/or guest safety will receive a full refund.

Smoking and Substance Abuse

Smoking aboard Keelforce is not allowed – no exceptions. The possession or use of illegal substances aboard Keelforce is expressly prohibited. Underage consumption of alcohol is also prohibited and monitored by the Captain and crew. Violation of either policy will result in immediate cancellation of the Charter without refund.


Charterer acknowledges, agrees and accepts the intrinsic risk of personal injury or accidents possible on, near or around marinas and sailing vessels. Charterer, therefore, agrees to release and hold harmless Keelforce LLC, its members, captain, crew and representatives from any and all liability resulting in personal injury, property damage or wrongful death however caused, including, but not limited to, environmental conditions, product deficiency, actions of other vessels or the negligence of the released parties.

Charterer has disclosed these potential perils with their guests, with each and every guest agreeing to release and hold harmless Keelforce, LLC, its members, captain, crew and representatives in the same manner Charterer has acknowledged in the above paragraph. The foregoing notwithstanding, Charterer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Keelforce, LLC, its members, crew, captain and representatives from any and all claims brought by Charterer’s guests.

Charterers and guests accept and acknowledge personal responsibility to pay for required medical expenses, regardless of cause, needed because of participation aboard the vessel Keelforce.

Disagreements over any policy contained within the Terms and Conditions shall be governed by Federal Maritime law. In any action against Keelforce, LLC, its members, captain, crew, and representatives resulting in a decision/judgment/decree/order/ stipulation or settlement substantially upholding Keelforce, LLC its members, captain, crew and representatives, the adversary party shall reimburse Keelforce, LLC attorney’s fees, court costs and all other related expenses.

Photography Release

Unless written request is received in advance, Charterer and guests are providing implied permission to use photographs taken on, around or on board the vessel Keelforce for future marketing and/or editorial purposes.


I have read and agree to the above Terms and Conditions which are acknowledged and agreed upon by reserving and paying for a Charter with Keelforce, LLC aboard the vessel Keelforce.