Terms and Conditions

  • Enquiries

Please make enquiries over whichever channel you prefer, email, phone, Messenger, WhatsApp but not Ch16.

We are very happy to answer any questions you may have about the voyage, to discuss the route, arrangements in the yacht, your aspirations for the trip, anything.


  • Bookings and Payments

The client engages in a contract with Paul Taylor, trading as Solstice Sailing, for an individual berth or cabin as required, for the agreed duration on board, usually 4pm on the first day until 9am on the final day, when, unless otherwise agreed, the yacht must be vacated.

Solstice Sailing will confirm any prices, dates and other arrangements made on the phone by email, text or WhatsApp message.

Our Terms and Conditions are on our website These T&Cs form the basis of the contract between you, the client, and Solstice Sailing, should you wish to proceed.

The fee paid to Solstice Sailing is for the onboard accommodation only, excluding flights and transfers that must be arranged and booked by the client.

The crew of the yacht will operate a “kitty’ (usually €60-€80 per person per week) to cover the extra expenses of the voyage. Extras include fuel, harbour fees, on board food (breakfasts and light lunches) soft drinks, charter pack (cleaning, bed linen, diver service, gas bottle) and any miscellaneous expenses incurred by the group. Clients should expect to eat evening meals ashore at least 3 or 4 times.

Bookings will only be secured upon receipt of 50% deposit.

The balance of the price will be due 6 weeks prior to departure.

Bookings made within 6 weeks of departure require full payment to secure trip.

Please make payments by BACS

Account name Solstice Sailing
Sort code: 80-47-13
Account number: 10412863

Once payment has been received you will receive a booking confirmation and receipt and this shall form the contract between you and Solstice Sailing