Terms & Conditions – Website

Welcome to the Sailing Choices’ website. Please read the following terms and conditions of use before using the site. These, together with any documents or pages to which they refer, govern Sailing Choice’s relationship with you in relation to this website and any correspondence with Sailing Choices by email or through the website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to fully comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use this website.


The term ‘Sailings Choices’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website, Jeremy Friend, trading as Sailing Choices, whose place of business is 7 Grailands, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2RG, UK.  The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website. These terms “the Website” refers to the entire contents of the website under the domain name www.sailingchoices.com.


While we endeavour to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.  Access to the Website may be denied due to failure, maintenance or reasons beyond our control.


The content of the Website is for your general information and use only.  While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, timeliness, performance, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with the Website on the basis that Sailing Choices excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website). We may change the material on or content of the Website or the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. We accept no obligation and make no commitment to maintain, correct or update any information within any specific time.

None of the holidays or yachts described on this website, nor any of the prices given constitute a firm or binding offer to trade. Price and availability will be confirmed at time of booking. Sailing Choices acts as an agent only for UK and overseas tour operators and yacht suppliers. Packages including flights from the UK are provided by Jedlake Ltd trading as Sunscape Yachting, ATOL number 6899 and Best of Travel Ltd trading as Seafarer Cruising and Sailing Holidays, ATOL number 9511 for whom I am an appointed agent. Yacht only holidays are supplied by a range of operators. Details of the operator with whom you will be contracting your holiday will be advised at time of booking.

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see the booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate.

Many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see the booking conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate

Any reliance you place on any material on the Website is strictly at your own risk. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through the Website meet your specific requirements.

License, Copyright and Reproduction

The Website contains material and intellectual property which is owned by us, by the Proprietor (who grants permission for it’s use on the Website for as long as he remains Proprietor), or is licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. The Website and its content is copyright of Sailing Choices – © Sailing Choices 2012-6. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than as below:

a)      You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only, provided that no content or related graphics are modified in any way, the content is not disassembled or edited it any way (including separating graphics, photos or videos from associated text), and no copyright marks or trademarks are removed.

b)      You may copy the content extracted as above to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material, and include the Sailing Choices copyright mark.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it, store it, frame it or embed it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.  You may not download any part of the photo gallery pages, even for personal or non commercial use.  However, we are keen to share our content where appropriate and will be sympathetic to requests.

If you breach any of the above terms, your permission to use the Website is withdrawn and you must destroy any material printed or downloaded from the Website.

Links to and from other Websites

The Website includes links to other websites. These links usually open in a new browser window and you leave the Website. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse or recommend the websites or have reviewed their content. We have no responsibility for or control over the content of the linked websites, their availability, or their terms of use.

You are welcome to include links to the Sailing Choices Website from any site you own.  You may also post links to the Website in forums, blogs and bulletin boards related to sailing, travel or holiday activities, provided that the rules of the sites hosting these allow such links. No links may be posted to our website;

a)      that in any way imply we endorse any products, services, companies or organisations other than our own

b)      that in any way misrepresent your or anyone else’s relationship with us, or give any false information about us

c)      on any website that contains pornographic or other distasteful material, incites lawbreaking or unrest, or does not comply with all relevant laws.

Your Information and Conduct

Other than personal information covered by our Privacy Policy, any information or material you post or transmit to or through the Website, or by email to us, will be considered as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such information and material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that your supply of such material constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, copyright, or of their right to privacy.

You must not misuse the website, including attempting to or effecting any change to the content. You must not post or transmit to or through the Website, or by email to us any malicious, harmful, detrimental or logging software, code or data, including but not limited to viruses, Trojans, key loggers or adware.


To the extent permitted by law, we and any connected third party (whether or not involved in providing the Website) exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of business, income, profits, loss of anticipated savings, goodwill, data, contracts, loss arising from damage to computer equipment, software or data, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even of foreseeable.

This does not affect liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, nor liability for fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Any unauthorised use of this website by you may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.