Terms and conditions for twilight sailing

  • All visitors on board are under the supervision and authority of the Duyfken crew.
  • High heels damage the ship deck, so flat soled shoes, please – no thongs. Sneakers are perfect!
  • Duyfken is a wooden ship, so smoking is a big no-no.
  • No intoxicated person will be permitted to board the ship.
  • For the safety of Duyfken’s passengers and crew, service of alcohol is strictly controlled.
  • Food or drinks are not permitted below deck.
  • Substitution of passengers is okay with us provided you advise us a day prior to your sailing date.
  • If, for any reason, you are unable to sail on the day that you nominate, then we will aim to re-schedule you to another sailing date. Please refer to our Cancellation and Refund Policy below
  • We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled sailing date at our discretion.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Your payment will be refunded in full if your scheduled sail is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions that prevent the ship from sailing.
  • Cancellations received by notification to the Duyfken office (administration@duyfken.com) 21 days or more before the scheduled sail will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received by notification to the Duyfken office (administration@duyfken.com) 14-20 days before the scheduled sail will receive a 50% refund.
  • Cancellations received by notification to the Duyfken office (administration@duyfken.com) 7-13 days before the scheduled sail will receive a 25% refund.
  • Cancellations received by notification to the Duyfken office (administration@duyfken.com) less than 7 days before the scheduled sail will not receive any refund.

Whenever possible, the Duyfken 1606 Replica Foundation will attempt to reschedule your sail, subject to availability.