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Covid-19 Operating Policies and Procedures

COVID-19 VIRUS POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Subject to change based on federal, state and county regulations or at discretion of the owners (based on data driven decisions for the safety of our Hubbard’s Marina family)

General

  • If you are not feeling well, either guest or staff, you are not permitted to join
  • If you are in a venerable class we strongly encourage you to stay at home
  • 6ft minimal social distancing is REQUIRED anytime you are inside the boats or office
    • No handshakes, fist bumps or high fives
    • If you are in a group together traveling & staying together this does not apply among your group
  • We are limiting numbers of guests to groups of 50 or less, unless a trip’s normal capacity is less than 50
  • We encourage all guests & staff to wear a mask, even if it is a fishing buff – not required, but highly encouraged to all – we sell masks & fishing buffs in our shop (while supplies last)
  • We encourage proper glove use (no cross contamination) but in the least heavy hand washing **20 seconds**
  • Proper hygiene during the visit is mandatory, wash hands & bring hand sanitizer (we sell it in the shop too)
  • We are limiting trip options, times and schedules are subject to change. Please make reservations so we can contact you if we need to adjust schedules
  • BE COURTEOUS and kind to those around you, please work with us to work with you
  • Realize things may be a little different, we need your cooperation & flexibility
  • Cooperation is key, we need your help to continue operating safely and healthy
  • All trips subject to weather, minimal number of fares & practical social distancing requirements. We reserve the right to change schedules, times and capacities as necessary to keep you safe and healthy

CAPACITY CHANGES ON VESSELS

PHASE 2 CAPACITY CHANGES

**Due to the Social Distancing order, we have limited our capacity on our vessels to insure that we are practicing safe social distancing to help stop the spread of Covid-19**

  • 5 hour half day – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -65-70ft vessel that is licensed for 110+ passengers
  • 10 hour all day – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -65ft long vessel that is licensed for 110 passengers
  • 12 hour night – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -65ft long vessel that is licensed for 110 passengers
  • 12 hour extreme – LIMITED to 16 Passengers
    -46ft long vessel that is licensed for 24 passengers
  • 39 hour – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -72ft long vessel that is licensed for 120 passengers
  • 44 hour – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -72ft long vessel that is licensed for 120 passengers
  • 3 hour shelling – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -54ft long vessel that is licensed for 82 passengers
  • Shell key ferry – LIMITED to 49 Passengers
    -42ft long vessel that is licensed for 49 passengers
  • Egmont key – LIMITED to 49 Passengers
    -45ft long vessel that is licensed for 49 passengers
  • Dolphin watching – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -54ft long vessel that is licensed for 82 passengers
  • Sunset cruise – LIMITED to 50 Passengers
    -54ft long vessel that is licensed for 82 passengers

**Private Charters no restrictions on group sizes since they are all the same group coming from same unit – social distancing not required

Office

  • Please utilize handwashing or hand sanitizer before entering office
  • Office is one-way traffic only, enter in front doors and exit through the back
  • Please listen to staff behind counter who will be directing traffic to different check in stations
  • Please cooperate with signage and taped arrow & lanes on the floor
  • For checkout or check in at the registers, please listen to staff members
  • You will not be permitted free flowing movement in office for the safety of other patrons, we will have a flow of guests that requires your cooperation

Boats

  • THERE’S NOT ONE SPOT BETTER THAN ANY OTHER ON THE BOAT
  • We will load vessels more slowly to allow for spacing between groups
  • Inside cabin areas on all boats are LIMITED CAPACITY, everyone must be prepared to be outside in open air deck areas (keep in mind shade is available on deck too)
  • Social distancing between people outside your immediate group is necessary when inside any cabin area
  • HANDWASHING stations on boats required in multiple locations, buckets with heavy bleach/water solution
  • Bunk spots on 39 & 44 hour trips are NOT guaranteed – we will need to spread guests out (inside cabin area only)
    • Downstairs enclosed cabin area is super limited on bunking, it will be first come first serve to those who originally booked downstairs
    • If you booked upstairs bunk the bunk you booked is the bunk you will get
    • If you booked downstairs you will be boarding in order that you arrived and limited bunking downstairs will be first come first serve
    • Upstairs bunking in open air cabin will not have restriction of downstairs bunking area, you are able to move upstairs – HOWEVER, if you did not book downstairs you will not be able to move downstairs
  • Galley areas on the boat are open for food & drink sales, but consuming food and drink must be done outside in open air as much as possible since cabin areas will have limited capacity and seating due to social distancing requirement INSIDE

Staff

  • Please follow and ENFORCE all guidelines listed above + the ones to follow – you are required to know, adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures outlined on this page
  • Must wash hands often & use sanitizer as often as practically possible on area of operations
  • No one permitted in office unless necessary
  • NO ONE besides Jason, Amanda, Dylan or the scheduled staff reservations team permitted behind counter
  • Sanitize EVERYTHING OFTEN as possible – hand washing stations on boats must be maintained often with fresh water and bleach solutions
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