COVID-19 Information & Policy | TMM Yacht Charters

COVID 19 Information & Policy

BVI to re-open to International Visitors December 1, 2020

23rd September 2020

We are delighted that the Government of the BVI announced on 21 September that the British Virgin Islands would open to international visitors on December 1. A further announcement regarding the protocols has been promised soon.

We are now reaching out to all those with charters booked in October and November and will be happy to either reschedule or cancel your charters. There will be no change or cancellation fees.

Further details on protocols will be posted as soon as they are available.

Our reservations office in Wisconsin remains open and Karen or Didi will be there Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm to assist you and to answer your questions.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the beautiful Virgin Islands.

Our COVID-19 Safety Measures

The health and well-being of our guests and team is paramount. We are taking necessary precautions to keep you, your family and friends safe so you can relax and enjoy your time on the water. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and respond to the developing situation as necessary. Therefore, our policies may update accordingly in the future.

Our Team

Will be temperature-checked daily before the workday begins

Will be instructed to adhere to strict social distancing guidelines (2 meters / 6 feet apart)

Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) where necessary when dealing with our guests

Regular handwashing and adherence to TMM sanitation policies is required.

If a skipper has been assigned to your charter they will be instructed to adhere to social distancing while on charter and encouraged to wear PPE when this is not possible. We ask that you also do your utmost to maintain social distancing from our onboard crew

Our Facilities

Will be disinfected at the end of every work day

Office surfaces will be frequently disinfected thoughout the day

Appointments will be scheduled to complete necessary paperwork in the office to reduce the number of people congregating at reception.

Everyone on site is expected to follow social distancing guidelines (2 meters / 6 feet apart)

Masks are to be worn by everyone and will be provided if necessary

Our Yachts

We ask our guests to schedule appointments with the office to complete the necessary paperwork and office briefing

We will deal with one crew at a time to avoid cross-contamination.

All staff interacting with guests are required to wear PPE.

Masks (provided if necessary) should be worn by all guests where social distancing guidelines cannot be upheld during check-in or check-out.

Each yacht will be cleaned, sanitized, and disinfected via fogging between charters

Fresh linens will be provided and made up on the berths as usual prior to fogging of the yacht is commenced

Additions to the cleaning/care package will include; disinfectant spray, hand wipes and sanitization products as well as the usual cleaning products.

On Board Precautions

All yacht, chart and safety briefings will be carried out on board. PPE will be worn by the boat briefer and social distancing (6ft/2m) is to be conducted.

All charter skippers will be screened before boarding the yacht and instructed to adhere to social distancing while on charter and encouraged to wear PPE when this is not possible. We ask that you, our guests, also do your utmost to maintain social distancing from our onboard crew

All information is believed to be correct but not guaranteed.

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