FAQs

Sailing gives you a chance to go on a romantic ride at the sea way. This age old activity is not only a competitive sport, but also a relaxing hobby. Initially, sailing used to be considered an activity only for the rich and famous, due to the high cost of boats and non-availability of facilities that charter boats. However today, anyone can enjoy this amazing romantic ride with your partner and feel the thrill of sailing in the wide cyan ocean.

Oyster Sailing Services is a premier yacht charter company offers all types of sailboats, motorboats, sport boats, luxury yachts, party yachts, ferry boats to rent. They have the best range of yachts for charter in Mumbai at very competitive prices. They also conduct sailing training camp for kids and adults.

Consider changing into flats / firm grip shoes prior to arriving at the Jetty for your Sail.
Avoid sarees to leg tied dresses that might make you uneasy during transfer process. If experiencing an open sail yacht you may choose to opt for Sunblock, glares and caps.

Basic packages includes the rent and transfer addition services charged as per agreed upon.

We recommend that you arrive at least 10 to 15 minutes prior at the venue for small boats
with up to 8ppl transfers and 30min prior for crowd of more then 10ppl

Jetty No. 5, before The Taj Mahal Hotel, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001,
India. ( entry via Gateway of India – you need to pass through the Security check and metal
detector and take a right after the security check to reach jetty 5)

This experience is subject to weather and other conditions. If the experience can not be conducted due to weather, 3 alternate dates will be provided or a refund of up to 90% of the experience price.

Yes, any one above the age of 12 years.

We request you to go through the specifications of the boat you would be visiting prior your
sail as most of the smaller boats don’t have washroom facility/ A/c.

Yes, guest to carry National identity proof. If a foreign/ Non-Indian guest to carry Passport
and visa copy.

With reference to the safety measures on the yacht:

  • Life vest /  life jackets
  • Fire extinguisher
  • VHS system connectivity along with GPS
  • Cushions /mattresses  act as a floating material in case of emergency
  • Connectivity/standby rescue boats
  • First Aid Box
  • Captains & crew well qualified & experienced to handle any kind of emergency situation on board.

Sailing is an adventure, it’s your choice to sail, learn and relax any time.

NO. Liqour permitted on the Yacht, until prior permit issued.

No, the restrictions are stringent for the permit of addition entry due to safety reasons.

Please schedule your visit by prior calculating the time you would take to search parking,
avoid using Taj Valet parking. You may find some Pay and Park services behind Taj Mahal
Hotel, Near radio club or near Regal Cinema.

Inform the Captain on the same. Avoiding staying in the lower deck area/cabin of the boat
and sit on the upper deck front.

For persons with a tendency of motion sickness, do consult your medical practitioner.
Drinking plenty of water and eating a light meal prior are also recommended. Try staying
outdoor/ upper deck of the boat.

No! Our boats are equipped with life jackets and we ensure that all safety standards are
strictly adhered to.

We don`t have any locker or safekeeping facilities at the jetty, so consider carrying your
valuables in a backpack and leaving your hands free. Do restrict your backpack/luggage to
one piece due to paucity of storage space on the yacht.

Your sailing time opted for the package booked may or may not include the transfer process
time from Jetty to the boat/yacht, please check your package opted to get a better
understanding on the same. During sailing the engine may be used to make good time during
low wind periods depending on the yacht booked..

We suggest not to rely on the boat / yacht crockery and carry your own disposables if desired.

6 years and above / as per comfort of the guest and the boat type.

The Skipper of the boat is the Last Word on Safety on board the Yacht.

 Any loss and damage, caused by the guest, to any of the objects/ materials/ furniture
of the boats/ yachts/ any other things at the venue of the service provided by the
Service Provider, shall be borne by the Client.
 The Client shall take care of their personal belongings. The Service Provider or any of
the Crew Members will not be held liable and accountable for any loss of the
personal belongings of the Client or any of its members at the venue.
 The Client is required at all times to co-operate with the Crew Members and adhere to
all rules and regulations of the service
 No cancellations / refund / transfers will be possible if one does not show up. In the event
Oyster Services has to cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather
or any other restrictions, we will refund the entire amount or gladly reschedule the same.
Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged or refunded.
 Liq. Not permitted on the Yacht, until prior permit issued.