Guest Conduct Policy

By accepting the Beds on Board Terms & Conditions you are agreeing to comply with this policy.

The boat and the marina, waterway or local authority may have their own guidelines or policies and these must be followed at all times.
During your stay you remain a guest and the responsibility of the Host (the boat owner or their agent) at all times.


1. General

a. Boats must not leave their mooring

b. Arrange a suitable time to meet the host and if this changes inform them prior

c. Guests on board must not exceed the number of guests booked

d. Alcohol should be consumed responsibly

e. No parties or undue noise

f. No smoking on board

g. Remove all shoes before boarding

h. Observe and follow all signs and rules onboard and onshore

i. Request a handover by a person familiar with the boat and the marina that includes;

(i) Safety & access 
(ii) Operating instructions
(iii) Environmental issues of being on board (toilets and rubbish etc)
(iv) Marina guidelines
(v) Emergency contact number(s)



a. Never run near the water or on board

b. Stay within the boat’s cockpit and living area

c. Wear suitable clothing and shoes

d. Watch for any trip hazards

e. Be careful getting on and off the boat

f. Be careful when walking on pontoons

g. Make sure you have a torch(s) for use when going ashore

h. Children and non swimmers should have access to lifejackets


Respect your neighbours

a. Parties are not allowed

b. Make no more noise than your neighbours

c. Do not have loud music or TV

d. Do not invite other people onto the boat without prior consent from the host


Respect the environment

a. Observe and follow all signs and rules onboard and onshore

b. Do not throw anything into the water

c. Do not swim in marinas

d. Always dispose of rubbish responsibly


Respect the boat

a. Observe and follow all instructions

b. Do not use any equipment you have not been instructed on

c. Save power and water whenever possible

d. Do not try to move the boat or adjust the mooring in any way


You can download our Guest Conduct Guidelines as a PDF here.