Chicago Private Yacht Rentals, Inc.

Rules of Conduct.

Rules of Conduct

  • Boaters and their guests must respect the property of their fellow boaters, i.e. boats, personal belongings, etc.
  • Boaters should be courteous towards their fellow boaters, their families and their guests.
  • No one should in any way impede access on the docks or otherwise interfere with anyone’s access to their boat. In particular, the main walkway on the dock must be kept unobstructed at all times.
  • Appropriate attire is required on the docks or elsewhere in the harbor, consistent with that which would be appropriate in any public setting.
  • The permit holder is responsible for the conduct and behavior of guests to their boats, regardless of whether they are present..
  • Lewd or lascivious behavior, excessive intoxication, verbal abuse or any other dangerous or unsafe behavior are not allowed.
  • Obscene or offensive language is not permissible at any time. In addition, boaters should be particularly aware of their language whenever children may be present.
  • Alcohol should never be left accessible to minors at any time

Party Guidelines

  • The Harbor Master must be informed, well in advance, of any parties or other gatherings in which musicians, bands, DJ’s, catering, or large groups will be in attendance.
  • All musicians, bands and DJ’s must cease their performances at 10:00 p.m.
  • Music, radios, and or other noise should be kept at a level appropriate to be heard on the dock and area in which the party is held. It should also not interfere with the enjoyment of the harbor by fellow boaters.
  • Hosts of parties are not to give out harbor gate codes to guests, either verbally, in print or through any other means. Hosts must arrange to admit guests individually as they arrive. All harbor gates must remain closed and locked at all times.
  • Hosts of parties should inform their guests about parking, rest rooms, access to docks and other pertinent information regarding their harbor.
  • No parties are allowed unless the boat owner is present.
  • Parties larger than 12 people must get prior approval from the Harbor Master.
  • The Harbor Master and designated harbor staff reserve the right to end a party at any time.
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