Know Before You Go (Terms & Conditions)

Bookings and deposits
Any booking is not confirmed until the deposit has been paid.
You MUST call the skipper on (01308) 488515 OR 07734383440 the evening before your trip after 6pm to make sure the weather is suitable to go to sea and to confirm the time of departure (normally 8am). Should the trip be cancelled due to rough seas and strong winds a full refund can be issued or the opportunity to rebook on another day. The Skippers decision is final.

A deposit of £150 is required when booking the whole boat. The final balance will need be with either paid by cash only on the day or can be paid before the trip by BACS , cheque or paypal.
For individuals we require full payment at the time of booking either by BACS , cheque or paypal


Unless a prior arrangement has been made with the skipper you will need to provide your own bait. We can advise you on how much and what you will need for your day out. Below is the closest place to the marina. They also how a  large selection of fishing tackle.
Chesil Bait and Tackle
77 Portland Rd, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 9BE
01305 766222


Rod and Tackle Hire
Quality Rod hire is available for £5 Per person which includes Daiwa rods and Pennsquall Reels. Each rod is loaded with braid and comes with one end set of tackle. Should you require any extra tackle this will be charged at cost price.

Cancellations by the customer
The customer will forfeit any deposit if they cancel a trip within 4 weeks of the charter date and the entire fee will be payable unless another charter can be secured for the same date..
We will refund an individual’s full payment providing we have four weeks’ notice.


Cancellations by Fins-up Ltd
If for any reasons such as adverse weather condtions,  illness or  problems with the boat,  you will be notified in advance and either an alternative date will be offered or any monies paid will be returned.  Fins-up ltd  does not accept any responsibility for travelling or any other costs incurred by individuals if the trip cannot take place on the day booked.
Please allow up to 10 days for refunds to be processed.

Alcohol & Drugs
Alcohol may be consumed on board in moderation.
Drugs are not permitted on board.
Should these rule not be followed, the skipper has the right to end the trip immediately. Full payment will still apply.


Loss or damage

Any loss or damage to the boat or hire equipment will be charged to the person liable for this. A replacement or repair cost will be issued.

All fishing gear, diving gear, photographic equipment, personal items belonging to passengers on board the vessel are the individual’s responsibility whilst on board. Fins-up ltd accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal belongings.