The concept of our boat club is to offer an easy alternative for people to adopt a boating lifestyle without the worries and troubles. Xclusive Boat Club provides you with unlimited access to a brand-new fleet of boats for you to experience without the charges and commitment of ownership. There is no need to worry about maintenance, cleaning, berthing, insurance or registration cost – we take care of everything.
The Xclusive Boat Club membership cost is substantially less than the average cost of owning a boat! Get in touch to get more information on our different membership packages and we will cater for your specific needs.
Members must be at least 25 years of age.
Currently in Dubai Marina only. The next locations will be on the Palm, Marasi Business Bay and Yas Marina.
Members can take the boat themselves and do not require one of our captains to skipper the boat. Captains are available upon request at no additional cost throughout your entire membership, subject to availability.
We have a variety of boats ranging from mini yachts to wakeboarding boats, bowriders and fishing boats.
We are currently operating from Dubai Marina but plan to add new locations over the upcoming seasons.
There are no restrictions, as long as you bring the boat back in time. Various anchoring locations and permitted driving zones will be briefed to you during the training sessions.
No! You are permitted to drive only outside the Palm Jumeirah areas. Various anchoring locations and permitted driving zones will be briefed to you during the training sessions.
The number of passengers depends on the booked boat’s capacity.
It’s our priority to ensure that all of our boats are well maintained have no mechanical issues. Preventive measures are taken to avoid such circumstances.
You are Insured! If a member causes damages under AED 5000, they are responsible for covering such damage. If the amount of damage exceeds AED 5000, then the member pays a maximum of AED 5000 towards the insurance. It is required of the member to provide all necessary documentation within 72 hours of the incident to support such a claim including but not limited to; a police report, copy of DMCA issued license, Emirates ID copy, and a detailed explanation of the events leading to the damage. In addition, if damage has occurred to interior or exterior due to any kind of negligence then the member is responsible for such damage. The damage will be reviewed, and the cost of repair will be sent to the member. Once the payment for the damage is settled then the membership will be resumed.
No prior experience is necessary or required. We will coach you, train you, and empower you to enjoy boating as much as we do.
All XBC boats are professionally maintained and repaired by certified marine technicians. Additionally, each vessel is thoroughly cleaned and inspected so it will be ready for you to enjoy.
Yes, the club is licensed under Dubai Government and regulated by the Dubai Maritime City Authority.
Membership is open to boaters of any skill level, 25 years of age and older. Whether you’ve never boated before, or you’ve boated for years, Xclusive Boat Club welcomes you as a member!
Yes, please contact us for more information on corporate memberships and we will tailor membership to your specific needs.
Memberships last for a full calendar year.
Our boats are purchased brand new and we plan on replacing them every 3 years.
The member has a choice to renew their membership or cancel their membership, in both cases we will need 1-month prior notice in writing. For renewal, you will only need to pay the membership fee. You will be eligible for renewal based on all previous dues paid.
You can make booking through our online booking system via desktop or mobile.
You will receive an instant confirmation of the booking.
All booking cancelation to be done before 18:00 on the previous day, online or through the reservations manager.
You can have a maximum of 2 bookings at any given time, and once your first booking is used, you can make your next booking immediately.
No! A member must be present.
Guaranteed Weekend Availability – we are transparent about how we are capable of offering this – we limit our membership in relation to the number of boats we have, and each member is only allowed to make 1 booking on the weekend to offer a fair usage policy. E.g. If we have 10 boats and 6 booking slots on Friday & Saturday (morning, afternoon, evening), then we have a total of 60 slots on the weekend. As we limit our membership, this allows us to offer every single member a booking on the weekend. Additional bookings on the weekend are allowed and are subject to availability and approval from the reservation manager.
You can book two slots at any given time. For example, if you have booked Monday and Tuesday then you can only make your next booking once you have completed your Monday booking.
Yes, bookings on the same day is subject to approval by reservations manager.
Once you have made payment and we have received all the necessary documents (signed contract, passport, visa, EID, DMCA license and a photo for your membership card) then you will have instant access to make bookings.
If you go early in the morning it can take 30 mins, otherwise it can take up to 3 days.
1 slot is guaranteed, and you can make more than 1 booking subject to approval.
Morning: 06:00 – 11:00
Afternoon: 12:00 – 17:00
Evening: 18:00 – 22:00
Booking cancelations must be made before 6:00 pm on the previous day, otherwise there will be a penalty of AED 500 for no shows.
No, there are other members who would have made a booking after your slot. And the boat club has to ensure that the boat is thoroughly checked and cleaned before its next trip. In such events if you are later than 15 minutes we will charge you AED 500 late fee. Repeat offenders would subject to suspension.
Fuel usage will be calculated digitally by a digital monitor. Charges will be according to the number of liters you have consumed and based on government fuel prices at the time.
No, you don’t have to refuel the boat yourself; however, you will have to pay for the fuel that you have consumed.
No, Deep Sea diving is prohibited in the permitted anchoring zones.
No! Spearfishing is prohibited.
Yes, you can even let a friend operate the boat if he has his license and follows our Rules & Regulations – so you can enjoy the water sport activities too.
Adults do not need to wear a life jacket, but we do encourage that you wear one at all times, any children under the age of 6 must wear a life jacket at all times.
Yes, you can.
You are not permitted to beach the boat at any of the Dubai locations.
Yes, we do train our members on power boat driving and provide extensive training on our fleet and emergency response plans. We have our own in-house Sea School and offer the RYA Power Boat Level 2 license which allows you to skipper a boat up to 12 meters anywhere in the world. We also provide unlimited free training bookings with our qualified instructors.
No, however we will offer you a complimentary 2-hour private Yacht charter valued at AED 8,000
Yes, and we would be happy to help you.
Yes, we will provide fresh dry cleaned towels for however many guests are on board.
Yes, we provide enough bottled water and ice for the capacity of the boat.
Our membership rates are subject to increase after your first renewal year.
We provide full comprehensive insurance for the boats and all passengers on board in case of any accident or collision.
No, you pay for the fuel, any damages caused by you and any add-ons (wakeboard, ski’s, tubes, fishing equipment & bait, knee board, barbeque, wake surfing board)
They are valid for the initial term of your contract.
Yes, at an additional cost of AED 100.
No, we do not provide soft drinks.
We provide you with a cooler box filled with bottled water & ice so if you would like to bring any additional drinks or snacks you may do so.
Yes, depending on the size of the dog and subject to approval from management.
No, commercial purpose is strictly prohibited, and will be in breach of contract.
You must settle all fines directly with DMCA.
Yes, as long as the member or one of our captain’s is on board, that they have a valid DMCA license and that they follow our Rules & Regulations.
Only after 5 months of the membership, the member can terminate his/her membership after giving us a months’ notice. Any membership amount that is owed will be reimbursed without penalty. The joining fee is non-refundable.
We have different membership options, please contact us to find out more information.
Only after 5 months of the membership, the member can terminate his/her membership after giving us a months’ notice in writing with no penalty.
After you have successfully processed all the necessary documents and you have received your membership card.
The garbage must be discarded at the marina.
Yes, children are allowed on the boat provided they are accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 6 must wear life jackets.
There is no age limit for children, however, we do advise parents to ensure that their children are safe on board at all time; children should wear the appropriate life vest.
Members should not exceed passenger capacity of the booked boat (capacity mentioned on the boat).
Only in specific boats which have a barbeque provision. Members are prohibited to bring coal onto the boat.
No footwear is allowed in the cabin area. Slippers will be provided for use.
Smoking is prohibited in the cabin area.
Yes, only if the next booking slot is available.
Fire extinguishers, Life Jackets, Life Buoys, Emergency Transponder Unit, Life Rings, First Aid Kit, Fire alarms.
All of our engines are in new condition, and they are regularly maintained. However, if anything goes wrong, the emergency action will have been explained to you in the training module, and all members should contact the emergency number on the boat immediately. Our staff will rescue you.
There is mandatory induction training where will show you how to use all different types of boats.
Our Qualified Trainer will provide you with hands on training on basic boat operations and maneuvering.
If you are stopped by the coast guard, please stop and follow their instructions.
We provide (Coast guard approved) updates on weather; the Club is not responsible for sudden and unpredictable changes. If the coast guard prohibits from boating, the message will be conveyed to you and you will not be permitted to drive the boat.
Call the club supervisor or manager and we will support you on next steps.
Yes, only in the permitted anchoring zones.
We request either of the members to call the club supervisor/manager immediately and report the incident. The member who caused the incident will be penalized. Your account will be suspended until due notice. If a member causes damage under AED 5000, they are responsible for covering such damage. If the amount of damage exceeds AED 5000, then the member pays a maximum of AED 5000 towards the insurance. Members are required to provide all necessary documentation within 72 hours of the incident to support such a claim including but not limited to; a police report, copy of DMCA issued license, Emirates ID copy, and a detailed explanation of the events leading to the damage.
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