Frequently Asked Questions: SailTime Owner
You will be the sole owner of the boat and have all the benefits of ownership without all the costs.
Not yet. SailTime Power is available in select markets at this time and will come on line in more markets over time. Please call us, and we will provide you with the latest information on where SailTime Power is available.
This depends on the boat size; however, our Owner-Member program is designed so that you will receive a monthly payment from SailTime’s local base that will allow you to defray a considerable portion of the monthly expense.
Typically, there are very advantageous tax advantages. Please investigate these with your CPA so that you can receive maximum benefit.
SailTime’s local base will professionally manage your boat for up to 5 years while you enjoy a SailTime Premier membership. This 5 year period is broken into a 3-year initial plan with two one year options.
Yes, with 9 months notice, you can remove your boat from the program.
SailTime’s local base
SailTime’s local base
SailTime’s local base.
SailTime’s local base will take care of it immediately and make sure that the responsible person covers the cost.
The SailTime fleet consists of Beneteau, Jeanneau, Lagoon, and Hunter 33′ and larger sailboats, as well as catamarans and powerboats. Each is equipped with virtually every available amenity and option. These boats are the perfect blend of comfort, ease of handling, and excellent performance.
As an Owner-Member, you are guaranteed a Premier membership – giving you 14 sail times per month, as well as unlimited as available use. This is more than the usual boat owner uses their boat on average.
We only put new boats into our program. This gives a consistent and excellent experience to all our Members worldwide.
We are very proud of our exclusive relationship with Beneteau America and Jeanneau America for sailboats in our North American fleet who committed to providing a quality experience to SailTime Members and Owner-Members. In Europe, we work with Beneteau and Jeanneau in a similar capacity.
The Membership Agreement provides for the removal of Members who abuse SailTime’s policies.
Typically you will put down 20% of the sales price.
SailTime Marine Financing partners with financing companies who can fast track your application through. Learn more about Marine Financing through SailTime here.
Each SailTime base holds frequent social gatherings for Members. You’re welcome to join in.
SailTime ensures that only qualified users are on your boat. Every new member is given ASA-certified training, as well as docking practice, boat systems review, and more on their membership boat. Additionally, each SailTime Member must sign a Care Commitment document, which ensures that they treat the boat as if they own it. Each Member is familiar with your boat’s operation and standards of care.