ART. 1 - Course Information
The information in the course detail sheets published on the centrovelicocaprera.it website and the Norms of Life, constitute an integral and essential part of these General Conditions, as published on the official centrovelicocaprera.it website, of which the student, if of age, or the parent/exercising parental responsibility, if the student is a minor, declares that he/she has read at the time of enrollment and accepts them, including with regard to the limitations and protective and safety precautions where provided.
ART. 2 - Application
The application must be completed and submitted online, using the appropriate Course Enrollment Form, completed in its entirety and duly signed. It is the right of the CVC not to accept the enrollment at its sole discretion or to revoke it after examination of the submitted documentation, with refund of the amount paid if the documentation is received before one month from the beginning of a course. In other cases, the penalties provided for withdrawal cases apply (Art. 7.2).
If there are no available places in the desired shifts, the Secretariat will recommend new shifts or Reserve enrollment.
For direct admission to courses above the first level initiation courses such as D2 - Drift Consolidation, D2J - Under 14 Drift Consolidation, D2D3 - Drift Refinement, D3 - Drift Refinement, D3D4 - Advanced Drift, C2 - Cabin Consolidation, C2C3 - Static Pre-cruise, C3 - Stationary Pre-cruising, C3C4 - Cruising, or special courses such as Pasquavela dinghy, Pasquavela J80, Maneuvering cabin cruisers, Skipper, Solo Navigation, and more generally where indicated in the prerequisites of the course detail sheet, the Application for Direct Admission must also be completed.
When submitting the application, the applicant, henceforth identified as a student, must pay the amount indicated in the application.
The application will be valid if the student is at least:
12 years of age for special Under 14 courses;
15 years of age, or turn them in the year, for Deriva courses D1 through D3 (and fortnightly) in rounds 24 through 31;
15 years of age, or turn them in the year, for courses D1 through D3 (and fortnightly) for those who have already taken (or passed, depending on the course) an Under 14 course;
16 years of age, or turn them in the year, for all Deriva courses;
17 years of age, or complete in the year, for C3 and HP courses;
18 years of age, completed, for all Cabin courses where not otherwise indicated;
If the student, on the date of application, has not yet reached the age of 18, the application must be signed by the person exercising parental responsibility.
ART. 3 - Courses
Course features are as described on the Courses and Course Detail Sheets page at www.centrovelicocaprera.it.
In case of selective courses lasting more than one week, or which involve attending several consecutive weekly courses, the transfer to the higher course is subject to the school's assessment of suitability for the previous week, and no right, or a refund, is payable in the event of a negative assessment, except for the right to repeat the previous course.
In the case of courses where direct admission is required, the School reserves the right, even if the application is accepted and the student is enrolled in the course requested, to redirect the same student, before or during the course, to a course, even of a lower level, that is considered more suitable with reference to the skills covered by the same student admitted directly.
ART. 4 - Duration of courses
The starting and running dates and duration of each course are published on the website centrovelicocaprera.it.
ART. 5 - Fees
The price of each course, with reference to each individual period, is indicated on the website www.centrovelicocaprera.it. The price of the courses will change according to the saturation level of the courses.
The fee must be paid by the student on the following terms and in the following manner. If a deposit is provided (see Art.2, Paragraph 4), this deposit must be paid when the application is signed; as for the remaining amount, no later than the 30th day before the start of the course. If the balance of the fee is not received by this deadline, this will be considered a waiver of the application (see Art. 7, Paragraph 2). In case there is no down payment, the full amount must be paid upon signing the application.
The fee required and listed on www.centrovelicocaprera.it includes:
transportation from La Maddalena to Caprera and back; accommodation activities: food and lodging except for itinerant courses whose participants provide their own food;
teaching activities, related services and use of technical instruments;
accident insurance, with the following limits: € 100,000 for Death or Permanent Disability. Compensation will not be paid when the Permanent Invalidity is less than 3% of the Total Permanent Invalidity; if, on the other hand, it is greater than 3% but less than 20%, the Compensation will be paid for the part exceeding 3%; if the Invalidity is greater than 20%, the Compensation will be paid without the application of any Deductible; if the Invalidity is greater than 50%, the Compensation will be paid at 100%; in addition € 4.000.00 for medical treatment with an overdraft of 10% with a minimum of € 100.00. It is not possible to insure against injury those over 80 years of age.
The following are the sole responsibility of the student and expressly excluded from the fee:
the outward and return journey;
the food for itinerant courses carried out independently (e.g., courses Cruise C4, Altura C5, the 2nd week Pre-cruise C3C4, etc.);
fuel and port expenses for the aforementioned itinerant courses conducted independently.
All such expenses and costs remain the sole responsibility of the student even if the course cannot have, or has not had, all or part of its regular course and/or has otherwise not taken place for any cause.
ART.6 - Faculty of the Sailing School
The School reserves the right, if the minimum number of 4 students enrolled for a course is not reached or for any other reason that makes the implementation of the course impossible, to cancel the course itself and to offer the student alternative periods. Any expenses and costs incurred, with the exception of the registration fee paid, remain the sole responsibility of the student.
ART. 7 - Withdrawals and penalties
In case of withdrawal from the course, the student must notify the CVC as soon as possible by e-mail to email@example.com. The date of receipt will be decisive.
The following amounts will be withheld as a penalty:
if the waiver is received more than 30 days before the beginning of the course, € 150.00 as reimbursement of expenses;
if the waiver is received between the 29th and 15th day before the beginning of the course, € 300.00;
if the waiver is received after the 15th day before the beginning of the course, the full fee.
If the renunciation is due to serious documented health reasons (hospitalization or serious illness that prevents the exercise of the activity covered by the course), provided that the communication is received with a medical certificate at least 36 hours before the beginning of the course, the sum of € 150.00 will be withheld as a reimbursement of expenses and the difference calculated as a discount for a course to be carried out within the following year.
Where the student must abandon the course already started for ascertained cause of force majeure, he/she must give notice. The Secretariat will refund, within an appropriate period, the sum of €50.00 for each day of non-attendance.
Nothing will be due from the School in the case of voluntary abandonment by the student or in the case of the student's removal, as indicated in the Norms of Life.
Shifts can only be made consistent with the availability of space. If shifting is possible: at the same price between the two courses (or if shifting to a lower priced course) the following penalties apply: € 50.00 for requests received before the 30th day from the start of the shift; € 100.00 for requests received between the 29th and 15th day; and € 150.00 if received after the 15th day and before the 3rd day. No transfers are allowed in the last 3 days before the start of the shift. If the price of the course to which you are moving is greater than the price of the booked and paid course, you will be asked to pay the price difference if greater than the penalty or the penalty if greater than the price difference.
ART. 8 - Consent of the person entitled
The School is exonerated from any kind of liability whatsoever for any damage to the student's person or property occurring during the course, or otherwise in the practice of any activity carried out at the School, as covered by the consent of the person entitled, with the consequent waiver of any and all liability of the school and the instructors in this regard.
ART. 9 - Exemption of Liability for Things or Valuables of Students
With the express exclusion of the applicability of Articles 1783 et seq. of the Civil Code, the School shall not be liable for the loss, misappropriation or deterioration of things or valuables and personal effects of students brought into the School and School facilities.
ART. 10 - Exemption of liability of the School and its instructors outside the activity of the School
Outside the hours of teaching activities on land or in the water, the School and its instructors are exempt from any liability, except for facts directly attributable to them and in any case only for wilful misconduct or gross negligence. The CVC Foundation - Centro Velico Caprera ETS, however, assumes no responsibility, and is expressly exonerated from this by the person entitled, for the consequences arising from any food intolerances or allergies of any kind, nature or genre not adequately reported at the time of enrollment in the manner indicated therein.
ART. 11 - Parental responsibility in the case of courses with underage students. Exclusion from liability of the School for self-harm.
The parent exercising parental authority over the same minor pupil declares that the maturity, mental condition and conduct to date of the pupil are appropriate for the age and do not impose specific educational interventions of a disciplinary nature, pertaining, by way of example, to alcohol intake to drug addiction, to conduct detrimental to one's own and others' mental and physical integrity, declaring also that the minor's psycho-physical condition, conduct and education are compatible with the discipline required for the course and with the conduct of life and activities in common.
In the case of self-inflicted damage caused by the minor outside the instructional activity on land or in the water, the liability of the school and its instructors is excluded, including for any fault for failure to supervise, if not for malice or gross negligence.
In the case of damage caused by the minor to other students and/or third parties outside the educational activity on land or in the water, without prejudice to the responsibility of the parent exercising parental authority, any liability of the school and its instructors is excluded except for facts directly attributable to them and in any case only for wilful misconduct or gross negligence, with indemnity, on the part of the parent exercising parental authority, towards the school and its instructors, for any consequences that may arise.
ART. 12 - Exemption from liability under Article 2048 of the Civil Code
With the express exclusion of the applicability of Article 2048 of the Civil Code, the School and its instructors are exempt from strict liability under Article 2048 c.c. for any self-created damages as well as for those caused by the student during the time they are under their supervision, responding in any case only for malice or gross negligence and with express indemnity, on the part of the responsible party, to the School and its instructors for any consequences that may arise.
ART. 13 - Partial Nullity.
The possible nullity of one or more clauses, as well as the nullity of only a part of the same clause, will not invalidate the remaining part of the clause and the other clauses, which will remain otherwise valid and effective.
ART. 14 - Jurisdiction
For the resolution of any dispute between the parties, regarding the validity, effectiveness, interpretation, execution and/or termination of this contract, including the Rules of Life and any other pertaining to the relationship with the CVC, the Court of Milan shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
ART. 15 - Size Change Policy
The Centro Velico Caprera gives the buyer the right to size replacement, even of a single product.Standard procedure:
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the purchase confirmation and the product you intend to replace.
- Once confirmation is received, the buyer must bring the product to be replaced to the Caprera base where on the day of its arrival he/she can proceed to the replacement of the product at the "Spaccio" during the evening opening hours.For any other non-standard request, please contact email@example.com
Note: Products must be returned in the same condition in which they were delivered to you. Items purchased as new must be returned undamaged, unused and undamaged.
ART. 16 - Policy product damaged in transport:
Centro Velico Caprera will replace the damaged product according to the same procedure as for size changes, with the only difference that the purchaser must attach a photo of the damaged product to the request email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ART. 17 - Right of Withdrawal
Send an email to email@example.com indicating your confirmation of purchase and your wish to withdraw from the purchase, which will be done in accordance with the procedures laid down by the regulations in force.