Cleaning and Disinfection Efforts - At this time, in addition to routine cleaning and disinfection strategies, more frequent cleaning of commonly touched surfaces such as handrails, countertops, and doorknobs will be done. The primary mode of COVID-19 virus transmission is believed to be through respiratory droplets that are spread from an infected person through coughing or sneezing to a susceptible close contact within about 6 feet. Therefore, widespread disinfection is unlikely to be effective. (CDC Guidance)
The bunks pads and all bunk room surfaces and hand holds will be cleaned between each trip.
All passengers must bring their own sleeping bag and pillow for overnight trips.
When safe and possible, ensure there is 6 feet of rail space between each person. Masks will be worn when 6 feet is not possible.
Consider alternating head and feet positions in bunks to keep respiratory distance between persons.
Rails, counters and seating areas are cleaned as frequently as possible but as reasonable for the circumstances.
When practical, we only permit persons in the galley who are ordering and consuming food. When possible, all patrons are invited to eat outside as is reasonable and prudent.
We encourage passengers to observe sanitization and social-distancing parameters to the extent reasonably possible, while being considerate of the customer experience.
Crew notifies Captain immediately if Covid-19, other respiratory illness of flu-like symptoms develop. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") the following may appear as symptoms of infection within 2 - 14 days after exposure to the virus:
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Repeated shaking with chills
New loss of taste
Captain notifies (US Coast Guard, Landing, Owner, County Health, etc.) if crew member or passenger develops symptoms and to take steps and implement responsive measures, if any, directed by County Health officials. Such measures may include imposition of physical separation of passengers to the extent possible within the physical confines of the Boat, early trip termination, diversion to nearer port for passenger treatment and/or medical intervention, and other individualized intercession as circumstances warrant.