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 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, and 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 for Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Members must be at least 25 years of age.
Members can take the boat themselves and do not require one of our captains to skipper the boat. Captains are available upon request and subject to availability.
We have a variety of boats ranging from mini yachts, wakeboarding boats to bowriders and fishing boats.
We have two locations.
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 only permitted to drive 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 capacity of the boat you will book.
It is our priority to ensure that all of our boats are well maintained and has no mechanical issues. Preventive measures are taken to avoid such circumstances.
You are insured. If a member causes damages under AED 15,000, they are responsible for covering such damage. If the amount of damage exceeds AED 15,000, then the member pays a maximum of AED 15,000 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 or FTA 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.
We have dedicated team to take care of the cleaning for you. All Boat Club boats are professionally maintained and repaired by certified marine technicians. Each vessel is thoroughly cleaned and inspected so it will be ready for you to enjoy.
Yes. The club is licensed under Dubai and Abu Dhabi 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 to replace them every 3 years.
The member has a choice to renew their membership or cancel their membership in Dubai and or Abu Dhabi. 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.
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You can book through our online booking system via desktop or mobile. An instant confirmation will be sent after you make your booking.
All booking cancellation request should be done online or through our reservations manager before 18:00 on the previous day.
You can have a maximum of 2 bookings at any given time. Once your first booking is used, you can immediately make your next booking.
NO. The member MUST be present.
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. For example, 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 provide every single member a booking on weekends. Additional bookings are allowed and are subject to availability and approval of our reservation manager.
You can book two slots at any given time. For example, if you have booked Monday and Tuesday then you can make your next booking only after you have completed your Monday booking.
NO SAME DAY BOOKINGS – All bookings must be made day before by 9PM.
You will have to make payment and submit all the necessary documents (signed contract, passport, visa, EID, DMCA or FTA license and a photo for your membership card) first. Bookings can only be made on completion of orientation. All the above processes can take 3 – 7 days.
If you go early in the morning, it would take 30 mins. Otherwise, it may take up to 3 days.
You can use 1 slot a day.
Booking cancelations MUST be made before 8:00 pm on the previous day. Otherwise, a penalty of AED500 will be charged for no shows.-
NO. There are other members who may have made a booking after your slot. Our boat club team has to ensure that the boat is thoroughly checked and cleaned before the next trip. In such events, if you are LATE we will charge you AED 500 late fee. Repeat offenders are subject to suspension.
No. Our team will take care of the refueling for you. You will only have to pay for the fuel that you have consumed.
No. As per Dubai and Abu Dhabi sea regulations, deep sea diving is prohibited in the permitted anchoring zones.
No. Spear fishing is prohibited in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
YES definitely! You can enjoy water sport activities.
Adults do not need to wear a life jacket, but we do encourage that you wear one at all times. Children below 6 years MUST wear a life jacket at all times.
Yes, you can.
You are not permitted to beach the boat at any locations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Yes, we do train our members on powerboat 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 provide unlimited free training bookings with our qualified instructors.
Yes, and we would be happy to help you.
Yes. We provide an ample amount of bottled water and ice for all trips.
Our membership rates will not increase after your first renewal year.
We provide fully comprehensive insurance for the boats and all passengers on board in case of an accident or collision.
No. You will only pay for the fuel, any damages caused by you and any add-ons (wakeboard, ski’s, tubes, fishing equipment & bait, kneeboard, 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.
No pets are allowed onboard.
No. Commercial purpose is strictly prohibited and will be in breach of your contract.
You MUST settle all fines directly with DMCA or FTA
No. The member MUST be present.
No. Only the registered member of Xclusive Boat Club can drive the boats.
Yes, only after 6 months of the membership. The member can terminate his/her membership after giving us a month notice. Any membership amount that is owed will be reimbursed without penalty. Moreover, the joining fee is non-refundable.
Yes, only after 6 months of the membership. The member can terminate his/her membership after giving us a month’s notice in writing with no penalty.
Provided you have successfully processed all the necessary documents and you have received your membership card.
We will take care of your garbage after the trip
Yes, children are allowed on the boat provided they are accompanied by an adult. Children below 6 years old 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 times. Children should wear the appropriate life vest.
Members should not exceed the passenger’s capacity of the booked boat (capacity mentioned on the boat).
Only on specific boats which have a barbeque provision. Members are prohibited to bring coal onto the boat.
No. Footwear’s are only allowed in the cabin area. Slippers will be provided for use.
Smoking is strictly prohibited in the cabin area.
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. All members should contact the emergency number on the boat immediately. Our staff will rescue you.
Yes. There is mandatory induction training to 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 the weather. The Club is not responsible for sudden and unpredictable changes. If the coast guard prohibits boating, the message will be conveyed to you and you will not be permitted to drive a boat.
Call the club supervisor or manager and we will support you on next steps.
Yes, in the permitted anchoring zones only.
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 15,000, they are responsible for covering such damage. If the amount of damage exceeds AED 15,000, then the member pays a maximum of AED 15,000 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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