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    Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

How do I register?

Just go to the App Store or Google Play on your phone, download the HOBA app, enter your email and that's it! It's free to register and easy to use!

How much does it cost?

How much does it cost?

Prices vary based on group size and boat options. You will be able select your group size within the app and a HOBA agent will contact you with pricing based on boat options. You won't be charged until you accept the trip and there are no processing fees for using the app. Just request, book and go!

How many people can I bring with me?

How many people can I bring with me?

Charters may not have more guests on the vessel than it is certified to carry. Check out the Captain's profile you're thinking of booking and you'll see their approved capacity on the top right. If you have a group size larger then what you see in the app let a HOBA agent know and we will work with you to find a boat to accomodate your group size.
X and XL Max is 6 Passengers
EXTRA takes on groups with more then 6.

What forms of payment are accepted?

What forms of payment are accepted?

Payments are done through the app and all major credit cards are accepted. You won't be charged until you accept the trip and there are no processing fees for using the app. Tips are always welcome for your boat captains and you can tip in cash or through the app after your day on the water.

What is the minimum age?

What is the minimum age?

Thee is no minimum age.

Is the boat covered?

Is the boat covered?

We do have covered boats available.

Can we bring alcohol?

Can we bring alcohol?

For guests over the age of 21 you can bring whatever alcohol you desire on your charter.

Is the boat handicap accessible?

Is the boat handicap accessible?

Some vessels are ADA compliant, some are not. Please check with a HOBA agent for more information.

What should I bring?

What should I bring?

You will definitely want to bring along a camera. We also recommend bringing along sunscreen, boat shoes, sunglasses and towels. You are welcome to bring whatever snacks and beverages you like on the boat as well as alcoholic beverages for guests over the age of 21.

What about bad weather?

What about bad weather?

If weather does not permit safe cruising, the charter can be rescheduled or reimbursed. You will be able to chat with your charter captain before leaving in the event of potential bad weather and the boat captain will also advise you on if it will be safe or not.

What is the cancellation policy?

What is the cancellation policy?

We asked for three to dive days notice but understand that situations do occure. You can chat with the Captain if an emergency comes up as it is up to each captain individually, they are all very reasonable and accommodating. We want to make sure you all have a great experience.

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