Frequently Asked Questions

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General Information

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.
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.

Boat Owner Information

Yes. Contact your local SailTime base.
The SailTime fleet consists of sailboats 31″ and larger from leading builders like Beneteau, Jeanneau, Elan, Lagoon, First, and Hunter, as well as catamarans and powerboats. Each are equipped with virtually every available amenity and option. These boats are the perfect blend of comfort, ease of handling and good performance.
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 relationships with Beneteau and Jeanneau in North America who are committed to providing a quality experience to SailTime Members and Owner-Members. In Europe we work with Groupe Beneteau in a similar capacity.
Yes, with 9 months notice, you can remove your boat from the program.

Maintenance & Fees

SailTime’s local base
SailTime’s local base will pay the marina fees on the boat owner’s behalf and recoup those fees from the owner’s proceeds of the boat*
SailTime’s local base will pay the boat insurance on the boat owner’s behalf and recoup those fees from the owner’s proceeds of the boat*
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.

Additional Information

Each SailTime base holds frequent social gatherings for Members. You’re welcome to join in.
SailTime ensure’s 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.
SailTime’s local base will take care of it immediately and make sure that the responsible person covers the cost.
The Membership Agreement provides for the removal of Members who abuse SailTime’s policies.
* Varies by location