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Rental conditions boat rental

You can move the booking to another date free of charge up to 24 hours before the start of the rental. You keep this credit in the same calendar year. Money back is NOT possible for boats booked online.

Whisper boat

The whisper boat gives you the opportunity to sail through the Weerribben-Wieden National Park with a battery capacity of 5 to 6 hours. The following conditions apply to renting a whisper boat:

    • Registration and deregistration at the reception of Recreation Center De Kluft
    • Put the whisper boat back in place, attached to both eyes
    • All damage to or caused by the rented boats or paddles is at the expense of the renter
    • The rent per day depends on the opening hours of the reception
    • Dogs are allowed in the whisper boat and also in the National Park, provided they do not cause any nuisance
    • Our whisper boats are made of aluminum. No pillows are supplied with the whisper boat
    • The lessor is not liable to the tenant or third parties for personal accidents, damage, injury or theft

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Canadian canoe / kayak

  • Each canoe or kayak has 1 or 2 paddles
  • Registration and deregistration at the reception of Recreation Center De Kluft
  • You must put the canoe / kayak back in its place yourself
  • All damage to or caused by the rented boats or paddles is at the expense of the renter
  • The rent per day depends on the opening hours of the reception
  • Dogs are allowed in the canoes and also in the National Park, provided they do not cause a nuisance
  • The lessor is not liable to the tenant or third parties for personal accidents, damage, injury or theft

Electric boat (6 and 8 persons) and Diesel boat (8 persons)

Reservation

Telephone, written or electronic reservation is considered a legal and binding agreement of will

Number of persons on board

The maximum number of persons on board the sloop is 6 (or 8) persons. If more than 6 (or 8) people are present in the boat, this will be charged.

Dogs are allowed in the boats and also in the National Park, provided they do not cause a nuisance. Please ensure that your dog does not get on the seat cushions of the sloops, if necessary we ask you to bring a blanket for your dog.

Establishment of lease agreement

Before departure, the tenant must sign a rental agreement in his name by the lessor and identify himself by means of a passport, driver's license or identity card. The owner is entitled to make a copy of this identification. Boats are only delivered after signing the lease and after payment of the rent.

Rent and payment

The rent is the amount stated on the rental agreement. The rent includes VAT. Other costs such as bridge and lock fees and any fines are not included in the rent.

Deposit for diesel boat

Before the lease can happen, the tenant must pay a € 150.00 deposit on the spot and present a valid ID. The ID must belong to the tenant. If the agreement has ended according to the agreed conditions and no damage has been found, the deposit will be returned, deducted from the diesel used.

Electric boat (6 and 8 persons) and Dieselboat (8 persons)

Damage and own risk

The tenant must treat the rented with  care and immediately report damage and / or missing items to the boat, inventory or rigging to the lessor. Recreation center de Kluft has insured the sloops on behalf of the tenants against legal liability, hull damage and theft for navigation on the Dutch inland waterways. The insurance has a deductible of € 450.00 per claim that is borne by the tenant. This deductible cannot be redeemed. The lessor reserves the right to inspect the boat upon return at the end of the rental period.

Liability of the lessor 

The lessor is not liable to the hirer against third parties for personal accidents, material damage and / or injury resulting from the use of the boat of recreation center De Kluft. The lessor cannot be held liable for theft or loss of and damage to the tenant's private property..

Responsibility of the tenant

The minimum age of the tenant is 21 years. The tenant must have sufficient experience to be allowed to sail the boat. The renter declares to be the sole driver of the boat. Renter is responsible for inspecting the boat at the start of the rental period. Without notification to the lessor, the renter tacitly accepts the boat as in good condition without damage, defects or defects. During the rental period, the tenant is fully responsible for the correct use of the boat, engine and inventory.

The renter is responsible for the adequate and safe mooring of the boat and will do everything to prevent damage, loss or theft of the boat. During the rental period, the tenant is responsible for order and safety on board. The tenant will adhere to the instructions of the lessor. Children are the responsibility of parents or their supervisors. The tenant is deemed to be aware of the applicable sailing regulations, this includes speed limits and the use of the correct lighting. If you commit a speeding offense, the fine will be charged to you on the spot or afterwards.