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 initiation, D2J - Drift initiation under 14, D2D3 - Consolidation of drift principles, D3 - Drift refinement, D3D4 - Drift refinement, C2 - Cabin initiation, C2C3 - Static Pre-cruise, C3 - Pre-cruising sedentary, C3C4 - Pre-cruising itinerant, or special courses such as Pasquavela derive, Pasquavela cabin cruiser sedentary, Pasquavela J80, Maneuvering cabin cruisers, Skipper, Solo sailing, 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
The characteristics of the courses are those described on the page Courses and Course Details on the website 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 the courses
The start and end dates and the duration of each course are published on the website www.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 changes according to the level of saturation of the courses.
The fee must be paid by the student according to the following terms and conditions. If an advance payment is envisaged (see art.2, paragraph 4), this should be made 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 as renunciation of the application (see art.7, paragraph 2). In the case of no down payment, the full amount will be paid when the application is signed.
The fee requested and indicated on the website www.centrovelicocaprera.it includes:
transport from La Maddalena to Caprera and back; accommodation activities: board 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 Invalidity. The indemnity shall not be paid when the Permanent Invalidity is less than 3% of the Total Permanent Invalidity; if, on the other hand, it is more than 3% but less than 20%, the indemnity shall be paid for the part exceeding 3%; if the Invalidity is more than 20%, the indemnity shall be paid without the application of any Deductible; if the Invalidity is more than 50%, the indemnity shall be paid at 100%; in addition, € 4.000.00 for medical treatment with a 10% coinsurance with a minimum of €100.00. It is not possible to insure those over 80 years of age against accidents.
The student is solely responsible for the cost of the following which are not included in the fee:
the outward and return journeys;
the food for itinerant courses carried out independently (e.g. Cruise courses C4, C5, the 2nd week of Pre-cruise C3C4, etc.);
fuel and port expenses for the above-mentioned itinerant courses carried out independently.
All these expenses and costs shall be borne exclusively by the student, even if the course cannot be held, or has not been held, in whole or in part, regularly and/or has not taken place for any reason whatsoever.
ART.6 - Faculty of the Sailing School
The School reserves the right, if the minimum number of 4 students for a course is not reached, to cancel the course and to propose alternative periods to the student. Any expenses and costs incurred, with the exception of the registration fee paid, are the sole responsibility of the student.
ART. 7 - Cancellation and penalties
In case of renunciation of the course, the student must inform CVC as soon as possible by e-mail at email@example.com. The date of receipt will be considered as effective cancellation.
The following amounts will be withheld as a penalty:
if the cancellation is received more than 30 days before the start of the course, € 150.00 as reimbursement of expenses;
if the cancellation is received between the 29th and 15th day before the start of the course, € 300.00;
if the cancellation is received after the 15th day before the start of the course, the full fee.
If the cancellation is due to serious and documented health reasons (hospitalisation or serious illness that prevents the exercise of the activity of the course), provided that the communication is received with a medical certificate at least 36 hours before the start of the course, the sum of € 150.00 will be withheld as reimbursement of expenses and the difference will be calculated as a discount for a course to be held within the following year.
If a student has to abandon a course that has already begun due to confirmed case of force majoure, he or she must notify the Secretariat. The Secretariat will refund, within a reasonable period of time, the sum of € 50.00 for each day of non-attendance.
There will be no refund by the school in case of voluntary abandonment by the pupil or in case of removal of the same, as indicated in the Code of Conduct
Courses can be made subject to the availability of places. If a change is possible, the following penalties apply: € 50.00 for requests received before the 30th day of the course start; € 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 course.
ART. 8 - Consent of the contracting party
The School is exonerated from any kind of responsibility for any damage to the student's person or his property that may occur during the course, or in any case in the practice of any activity carried out in the School, as it is covered by the consent of the person entitled, with the consequent waiver to assert any responsibility of the school and the instructors in this regard.
ART. 9 - Exemption from liability for students' belongings or valuables
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, theft or deterioration of students' belongings or valuables and personal effects brought into the School and its 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 - Parents' responsibility in case of courses with underage pupils. Exclusion of responsibility of the School for self-harm.
The parent exercising parental authority over the underage pupil declares that the maturity, psychological conditions and conduct of the pupil to date are appropriate for his/her age and do not require specific educational interventions of a disciplinary nature, relating, by way of example, to alcohol consumption, drug addiction, conduct detrimental to the psychic and physical integrity of oneself and others, also declaring that the psycho-physical conditions, conduct and education of the minor 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 of the didactic activity on land or in the water, the responsibility of the school and its instructors is excluded, even for any fault due to lack of supervision, if not for malice or gross negligence.
In the case of damage caused by the child to other students and/or third parties outside of teaching activities on land or in water, without prejudice to the responsibility of the parent exercising parental authority, the school and its instructors are excluded from any liability except for facts directly attributable to them and in any case only for wilful misconduct or gross negligence, with the parent exercising parental authority indemnifying the school and its instructors against any consequences that may arise.
ART.12 - Exemption from liabilityas per art. 2048 c.c.
With the express exclusion of the applicability of art. 2048 c.c, the School and its instructors are exonerated from the strict liability referred to in art. 2048 of the Civil Code for any self-inflicted damage as well as for that 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, by the person responsible, towards the school and its instructors for any consequences that may arise.
ART. 13 - Partial Invalidity.
The possible invalidity of one or more clauses, as well as the invalidity of only part of a single clause, does not invalidate the remaining part of the clause and the other clauses that remain valid and effective for the remainder.
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 Code of Conduct and any other matter related to the relationship with CVC, the Court of Milan shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
ART. 15 - Size Change Policy
The Centro Velico Caprera gives the purchaser the right to change size, even for a single product.Standard procedure:
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the purchase confirmation and the product to be replaced.
- Once confirmation has been received, the purchaser must bring the product to be replaced to the Caprera base where, on the day of his/her arrival, the product can be replaced at the "Spaccio" during 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.