FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frequently asked questions

How do I make a reservation?


Call or email us! (619)222-9051 or charters@koehlerkraft.com.




Is a deposit required?


All charter reservations require a 50% security deposit. We accept cash, credit cards, and checks.




Is there a fuel surcharge?


Nope! Fuel is included in the price of the charter.




Do you allow dogs on the boats?


Yes, we are dog friendly if your dog is people friendly. The captain will have final authority as to whether a dog is allowed.




Do you allow overnight charters?


Yes, all overnight charters are customized to the customer's desires.




What experience do I need to hire a charter?


No experience is needed on our power boats. Sailing experience is required for charters of sailing yachts during races. If passengers on sailing charters do not have experience then additional qualified crew will required.




What is included in a charter?


All charters include a captain and deck hands as needed. Also included is non-alcoholic refreshments. All boats have at least one head (marine toilet), a galley, and a refrigerator and/or an ice box. Life jackets are provided. Staff must be notified ahead of time if children or people with special needs are planning to be aboard.




Is alcohol permitted?


Yes, you are welcome to bring your own or it can be included in the charter.




Is food included?


Packages can be arranged with a light snack or full catered meals. Standard rates do not include catering.




Where is the passenger pick up dock?


Most charters pick up passengers at Koehler Kraft on Shelter Island. However, special pick up and drop off locations can be arranged. Call for details. 619-222-0981





619.222.0981  I  charters@koehlerkraft.com  I  2726-87 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106

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