Booking Form: Terms & conditions, Please read carefully.

A booking is only confirmed after this booking form has been read, signed and a deposit of 50% of the total hire charge has been received by Dry Barge. The final 50% balance/payment outstanding must be received by Dry Barge, no later than 14 days prior to date of event booked. If the balance is not paid within this time frame, then the booking will be deemed as cancelled and the deposit will be non refundable.

In the event of cancellation by you the Hirer, the deposit is non-refundable and the Hirer will have no further claim on Dry Barge.

Dry Barge will only accept bookings for 18th and 21st birthday celebrations for friends & family events (mixed ages) In the event of a large group of young person arriving the boat hire will be terminated and all monies will be non-refundable

Whilst Dry Barge will endeavour to operate the cruise on the date and time agreed, no liability will be accepted for any cancellation that is beyond Dry Barge’s control, some of which include mechanical breakdown, acts of God, failure of power supply, war, fire, flood, terrorism, drought, lockout, strike or any other action by employees. The hirer has the right to terminate the hire agreement as long as it is received in writing before 14 days of the hire date.

The Hirer must also be aware that the Dry Barge is under contract to travel to all Manchester United Home fixtures and this will have precedence over any other booking. Whilst Dry Barge will strive not to take a booking when a home game is scheduled the Hirer must be aware that fixtures are occasionally altered. In this event, another cruise date and time will be offered, if this is not possible then all monies paid to Dry Barge will be returned to the Hirer in full, and there will be no further liabilities to Dry Barge.

The Hirer will be held liable for any damage caused by their guests/ passengers to the boat and its contents. Dry Barge will not be liable for any accident or injury to person embarked nor for any loss or damage to their personal possessions, passengers use the vessel, steps and landing stages etc. at their own risk.

Persons deemed intoxicated or not suitable to travel with Dry Barge, will be refused to board. Dry Barge run a zero tolerance to the use of drugs. Any person found to be using drugs will be asked to leave the vessel. The management reserves the right to refuse admission and has the final say on who is permitted to board.

The hirer and his/her attendees are not permitted to bring beverages on board of any nature. The management reserve the right to confiscate such from any person found in possession of such. It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure their party are made aware of this prior to the agreed departure date.

Dry Barge reserve the right to vary the trip for any reason at the discretion of the ‘Skipper’ who shall be in full charge of the vessel during the trip. The Hirer must accept the Skippers decision at all times.

The craft is licensed to carry no more than 60 passengers by the Marine and Coast guard, and the maximum number of passengers authorized may not be exceeded, under any circumstances. Any more than 60 passengers will simply not be allowed to embark the vessel. It is also the Hirers responsibility to ensure when organising the group attendance that there will be no more than 60 persons invited aboard by the hirer. An attendance count is taken by the skipper prior to departure.

CCTV in operation.

What we provide and is included in the hire charge.

All staff & management
Sound system suitable for all type of events.
Club style lighting
Fully stocked licensed Bar
Tables & chairs
Male / female toilets

Any further decorations required ie balloons, confetti etc, must be agreed 14 days prior to the agreed hire date

Upon booking the and receipt of payment the hirer agrees to the above terms.



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