Information about Afloat's Marine Market

Terms of use

Afloat's Marine Market  

Terms of use

The Afloat marine market-service may only be used in accordance with these terms of use. The service provider reserves the right to change these terms of use if required. 

 Afloat Marine Market is marketplace that allows people to buy, sell and offer items to each other with a fixed price format.  Afloat Marine Market is not directly involved in the transaction between buyers and sellers. As a result, Afloat Marine Market has no control over the quality, safety, morality or legality of any aspect of the items listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to pay for items.  Afloat Marine Market does not pre-screen users or the content or information provided by users. Afloat Marine Market cannot ensure that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction.

Afloat Marine Market cannot guarantee the true identity, age, and nationality of a user. Afloat Marine Market encourages you to communicate directly with potential transaction partners through the tools available on the Site. 

You agree that Afloat Marine Market is a venue and as such is not responsible or liable for any content, for example, data, text, information, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links posted by you, other users, or outside parties on Afloat Marine Market. You use the  service at your own risk.


Afloat Marine Market allows all buyers and sellers to use their PayPal business or premier account to buy or accept payments for any items if they so choose. 


There is no charge to list items on Afloat Marine Market. If you choose to utilise PayPal , you will be charged 5% the sale price of the item and then an additional 3% approximately from PayPal . These are the only fees you will be charged for selling on Afloat Marine Market. If you prefer to meet locally and not utilise PayPal you won't be charged a fee but will have no recourse through our site if a dispute arises.


When listing please include as much information as you can and include shipping in your list price. 


Refunds and exchanges should be on a case by base basis. Whenever you list an item you should include whether it is available for refund and exchange prior to posting the listing. 


Afloat Marine Market will not sell or disclose your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent. Afloat Marine Market stores and processes Content on computer servers that are protected by physical as well as technological security.


Keep your password secure. You are fully responsible for all activity, liability and damage resulting from your failure to maintain password confidentiality. You agree to immediately notify Afloat Marine Market of any unauthorized use of your password or any breach of security. You also agree that Afloat Marine Market cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep your password secure. 

Rights of Content:

The users themselves retain the right to all text, pictures and other content that they create in the service. The users allow others to utilise the content in accordance with the nature of the service and furthermore allow the service provider to file information and data and make changes that are necessary for the service or the study, however other rights are not transferred from the users, unless specifically otherwise agreed. The responsibility of the content lies with the user, who has produced it to the service. The service provider has the right to remove any material when it deems it necessary.


No guarantees of the functioning of the Afloat marine market service are given. The users are themselves responsible for their actions in the service and they should estimate the reliability of other users before dealing with them. The service provider can under no circumstances be liable for damage that is caused to the user. The user may not store any information or data in the service, and expect it to remain there.

The Removal of a User:

The service provider has the right to remove any users from Afloat marine market and terminate their right of use of the service without any specific reason and without being liable for compensation.

Applicable Jurisdiction:

The jurisdiction that is applicable in this service and these terms of use is that of Ireland, unless something else is required by binding law.

Welcome to Afloat’s Marine Market, a peer-to-peer water sports equipment buy and sell marketplace and online service provided by Good Wind LLC. ("Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat," "we," or "us"). This Terms of Service Agreement ("Agreement") describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of and participation in Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat services. By accessing or using the Service, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement.  If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future amendments, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Service. This Agreement applies to all visitors, users, and others who access the Service ("Users").

Please read this agreement carefully to ensure that you understand each provision.  You understand and agree that Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat is not a party to any agreements entered into between renters and owners, nor is Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat an agent or insurer.  Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat has no control over the conduct of renters or other users of the service and disclaims all liability in this regard.This agreement contains a mandatory arbitration of disputes provision that requires the use of arbitration on an individual basis to resolve disputes, rather than jury trials or class actions, and also limits the remedies available to you in the event of a dispute.


This Service is intended solely for people eighteen (18) years of age or older, and any registration, use or access to the Service by anyone under 18 is strictly prohibited. Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat reserves the right to limit or restrict access by any person, in our sole discretion.

End User License:

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, freely revocable, license to use the Service for your personal, noncommercial use only. Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat may terminate this license at any time for any reason or no reason.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service or Products; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights or Intellectual Property Rights; (iv) your violation of any law, rule or regulation of Ireland or any other country; (v) any claim or damages that arise as a result of any of your User Content or any that is submitted via your account; or (vi) any other party’s access and use of the Service with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.

No Warranty:

If you choose to use the service and/or participate in a rental, you do so at your own risk.  The service and any products are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.  To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.  No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat or through the service will create any warranty not expressly stated herein.  Without limiting the foregoing, Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat, its subsidiaries, and its licensors do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that the service or any rental will meet your requirements; that the service will be available at any particular time or location, uninterrupted or secure; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the service is free of viruses or other harmful components.  You will be solely responsible for any damage or loss that results from your use of the service or products.

Limitation of Liability:

Except as expressly provided in the insurance provision, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, supplier, or its licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, that result from the use of, or inability to use this service, including without limitation any rental.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat assumes no liability or responsibility for any (I) Errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (II) Personal injury or property damage of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service or products; (III) Any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein; (IV) Any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the service; (V) Any bugs, viruses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our service by any third party; (IV) Any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the us of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the service; and/or (VII) User content or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party.  In no event shall Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers, or licensors be liable to you for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses or costs in an amount exceeding the greater of either (a) The amounts paid by Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat to you in the twelve (12) month period prior to the event giving rise to the liability; or (b) One hundred euros (€100).  The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat and you.  This limitation of liability section applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat has been advised of the possibility of such damage.  The forgoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.


This Agreement, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat without restriction.  Any attempted transfer or assignment in violation hereof shall be null and void.


We may terminate your participation in the Service at any time, for any reason or no reason, without explanation. We maintain sole discretion to bar your use of the Service in the future, for any reason that we determine or for no reason. This Agreement will remain in effect after your participation in the Service terminates.

Governing Law:

You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in Ireland; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive one that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Ireland. This Agreement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Ireland. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of a court located in Ireland for any actions for which we retain the right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation or violation of a our copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights, as set forth in the Arbitration provision below.


In the unlikely event that Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat has not been able to resolve a dispute it has with you after attempting to do so informally, we each agree to resolve any claim, dispute, or controversy (excluding any Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) arising out of or in connection with or relating to this Agreement, or the breach or alleged breach thereof (collectively, "Claims"), by binding arbitration in the county of Ireland. The award rendered by the arbitrator shall include costs of arbitration, reasonable attorney's fees and reasonable costs for expert and other witnesses, and any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing in this Section shall be deemed as preventing Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts as necessary to protect any of Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat’s proprietary interests. All claims must be brought in the party’s individual capacity, and not as a class member in any purported class or representative proceeding.  You agree that, by entering into this agreement, you and Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat are each waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action.

Entire Agreement/Severability:

This Agreement, together with all amendments, all documents referenced in this Agreement, and any other legal notices and agreements published by Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat via the Service, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat concerning the Service. If a court of competent jurisdiction deems any provision of this Agreement invalid, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.

No Waiver:

No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Baily Publications Ltd/Afloat ’s failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.