Boat Hire Terms & Conditions

Our Terms & Conditions for hiring a boat at Stefanos Ski School @ Boat Hire

Is very important to know that when you book a boat from us, you agree to our terms and conditions. We will do our best to provide high-quality services for boat hire, but sometimes things can go a bit different from what we planned.

For example, if the boat has a mechanical failure, we will try to replace the boat with another one. Or if we don’t have another boat available, we will return your deposit.

Please find below more information about our Terms and conditions.


  • No license is required for handling a motorboat up to 30hp.

  • Valid Boat Driving license needed to rent the boat with an engine bigger than 30hp. You must have the driving boat license with you

  • Before renting, control of the boat’s condition is made by the customer and is delivered only if boat condition is satisfactory for the customer

  • The boat is delivered to the customer full of fuel. Fuel consumption is charged extra and is paid by the customer upon return at the company’s premises.

  • The boat is insured for accidents with third parties.

  • The Stefanos Ski School & Boat self-driveshall not be liable for loss or damage of property to the client during the rental

  • Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to drive self drive motor boats.

  • Not use the boat after dusk (no hire boats are licensed or insured for use after dusk).

  • Be responsible for extra hire fees if the boat is late in being returned for any reason except if such lateness is caused by the failure of the engine or of equipment in the the .

  • Be liable to the Company for all damage to the boat, its contents and equipment caused by the Hirer’s unreasonable behaviour or misuse of the vessel.

  • Return the boat after hire in the same state and condition as it was when it was hired. If the Company is obliged to clean and tidy the boat as a result of failure of the Hirer to comply with the Terms and Conditions then the Hirer shall pay the Company a reasonable fee for such extra work.

  • Boating can be Hazardous. While the Company has taken all reasonable care in the preparation of the vessel and in the provision of safety equipment, the Hirer is responsible for their own safety, the safety of third parties affected by their actions and the safe return of the vessel. The Hirer will be liable to repay the Company for any loss or damage to the boat or its equipment caused by the action or negligence of the Hirer.

  • The Company will:-

    Instruct the Hirer how to operate all safety and other equipment on board the boat and instruct the Hirer how to operate the engine but the Hirer uses the same at their own risk.

    Ensure that the boat and its equipment are in a functional state during the hire and that there is sufficient fuel for the hire.


The customer agrees and accepts:

  1. To deliver the vessel at Stefanos Ski School in the state that was received. The customer will be liable for any damage caused to the boat by misuse or neglect.

  2. To deliver the boat at 18:00 pm ( If you are running late you must call Stefanos to know the time of your return . If we have no notice for your delay there will be extra charges )

  3. Early return of the vessel does not entitle the customer a refund claim.

  4. Do not allow any of the persons on board during the hiring to handle the boat.

  5. The maximum distance of vessel from the coast should not exceed 2NM

  6. Customers agree not to go on the north side of Skiathos island. Only if this is agreed with Stefanos in the morning upon perfect weather conditions

  7. You are not allowed to go to Skopelos

  8. You

  9. Ensure that all members of the party comply with these terms and conditions.


The customer agrees and accepts:

  •  A Deposit should be paid to confirm the boat

  •  The briefing is at 10:00 am. If you are late for that time then there may be a delay on what time we can do the briefing again before you take the boat.

  • If you are not at the ski school till 10:00  and you haven’t contacted us by phone or text message that you are going to be late, we have the right to rent the boat to another customer and the deposit is NOT  returnable.

  • If for any reason you change your mind on a rental day without any warning, then the full amount of the rental boat should be paid.

  • Deposit is not refundable

    Deposit will be returned only if we judge that the weather conditions are not good to rent the boat

    Or if there is a mechanical failure

    Any other reason we keep the right not to return the booking deposit