Terms & Conditions

  • Amaretto Sport Fishing will make available the vessel AMARETTO IV, licensed and insured and carrying regulation safety equipment, together with skipper and crew (as deemed necessary by Amaretto Sport Fishing) for each charter. AMARETTO IV is licensed and insured for 12 passengers and 2 crew, under no circumstances will she carry any more than 12 passengers.
  • AMARETTO IV generally departs from The Cobb, Lyme Regis at approximately 9 a.m. and returns at approximately 5 p.m. By arrangement, times can be altered to a certain degree but it is at the discretion of the skipper and any significant changes and extra fees must be agreed in advance.
  • AMARETTO IV is able to pick up from West Bay, Bridport, but any requests for departure from this location must be made in advance and the charterer will be responsible for any extra fees that may be incurred and any delays will form part of the day’s charter. All fishing gear, photographic equipment, items of personal clothing etc and any personal items belonging to passengers on board the vessel are the individual’s responsibility whilst on board. Amaretto Sport Fishing accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal equipment when stored on the vessel overnight. Rod Hire – rod and reel hire is available, if bait and terminal tackle are provided by Amaretto Sport Fishing the cost will be charged to the hirer on the day and we may charge for lost tackle. Should the hirer break or loose the rod or reel overboard we will charge for replacement equipment.


  • When booking the boat, on request from Amaretto Sport Fishing, you may be asked for a deposit to be paid within 14 days to secure your booking. If a deposit has been requested and not received and there has been no other communication regarding the booking within the 14 days Amaretto Sport Fishing may offer the date(s) to other customers. Any price quoted may be subject to a variable fuel surcharge or should there be any change in VAT regulations which affect the cost of any agreement you will be notified.
  • Once the boat trip has been booked and the deposit paid or confirmation of the booking has been given by Amaretto Sport Fishing the balance will be due on the day of the trip. For a single day charter the balance is due on the day. For multiple charters, the full amount is payable at the end of each trip and any deposit is deducted from the last payment. The agreed fee for the boat is the cost of hiring the boat for a specified period and is payable regardless of the number of passengers on board.
  • Once the deposit has been paid, or confirmation of the booking has been given by Amaretto Sport Fishing, if the charterer cancels a trip any deposit is forfeited and if it is within 4 weeks of the charter date the entire charter fee will be payable unless we are able to secure an alternative charter for the same date.
  • If Amaretto Sport Fishing cancels the charter due to adverse weather conditions, problems with the boat, illness or indisposition on the skipper’s part, if possible, you will be notified in advance and either an alternative date will be offered or any deposit paid will be returned immediately. Amaretto Sport Fishing does not accept any responsibility for travelling or any other costs incurred by individuals if the trip cannot take place on the day booked.
  • All charterers are requested to telephone Amaretto Sport Fishing after 6.00 pm the evening before the trip to check for favourable weather conditions. If after due consideration of various sources, shipping forecast, inshore forecast, TV, internet etc, in the opinion of the skipper, the conditions are not favourable for the following day the trip may be cancelled and if possible an alternative date will be offered or any deposit returned immediately. Amaretto Sport Fishing does not accept any responsibility for any expenses incurred by individuals if trips have to be cancelled due to weather conditions.
  • If deteriorating weather conditions cause an early return to port, only that proportion of the trip spent at sea will be payable at the hourly rate as set in our tariff, with any part of an hour counting as 1 hour. Any decision to return early to port is the skipper’s and any insistence of return by the anglers qualifies as a complete trip and the full fee is payable. Trips to specific destinations will be subject to conditions on the day and we reserve the right to change the destination if necessary and will, where applicable ,reduce the fees accordingly.
  • The items above set out the terms and conditions under which AMARETTO IV may be chartered. This document forms an agreement between Amaretto Sport Fishing (the owner) and the club or individuals hiring the vessel (the charterer). Please keep for your information.