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Sailtime Introduction Presentatie 1229379570834075 2

  2. 2. What is SailTime? <ul><li>“ SailTime is a global network of fractional sailing bases providing intelligent, no commitment, low cost sailing and smart ownership programs to new and seasoned sailors. </li></ul><ul><li>Through the use of real-time on-line scheduling and management tools, we make sailing new sailboats practical, cost-effective and easy.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is SailTime and how does it work? <ul><li>SailTime is a way to get on the water at an affordable and accessible price </li></ul><ul><li>Each of our customers – or SailTime members joins a boat in a location in their local waterway </li></ul><ul><li>They can sail a minimum of seven times a month guaranteed and unlimited as available </li></ul><ul><li>We have two Sail times each day – from 10.30-6.00pm and 6.00pm-10.30am </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is SailTime and how does it work? <ul><li>Members can design their own calendar and book the boat whenever they like either from a day’s notice or up to 12 months in advance </li></ul><ul><li>We offer weekend, weekday, day and evening sailing with possible reservations up to a week long </li></ul><ul><li>Each boat has a maximum of eight members and they treat the boat as though it was their own </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is SailTime and how does it work? <ul><li>They make a reservation – turn up and use the boat – clean it down and leave </li></ul><ul><li>It’s just like a gym or golf club membership </li></ul><ul><li>Members pay a one time joining fee, a refundable security deposit and a monthly membership fee starting from $395 per month and increasing dependent upon size of the boat </li></ul><ul><li>SailTime takes care of all the running fees including insurance, marina fees and maintenance </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is SailTime and how does it work? <ul><li>Reservations are managed on-line through the SailTime Scheduler – an interactive internet based booking system </li></ul>
  7. 7. Technology on board <ul><li>On board each boat we also have a wireless hand-held PDA – our E-ttendant – which we use to manage and maintain the boats </li></ul><ul><li>Members check on upon arrival </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safety checks and equipment checks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples – is there water coming out of the engine? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have you briefed your guests on how to use a lifejacket? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is there any noticable damage to the boat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members check off upon departure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is there more than 1/4 tank of fuel? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have you cleaned the boat? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>This unique interactive system provides real time information to help the base effectively manage the fleet </li></ul>
  8. 8. Owner Member program <ul><li>In addition to our Member program we also have an ownership or Owner Member program </li></ul><ul><li>An Owner member buys a boat and leases it to SailTime for 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>SailTime takes care of all the operational costs including slip fees, maintenance and insurance </li></ul><ul><li>The Owner Member sails the boat as a Member a minimum of seven times a month but has no fees </li></ul><ul><li>After the lease term, the boat is returned to the Owner at which point he can trade it in against a new boat and start again, or keep the boat him/herself </li></ul>
  9. 9. Knowledge <ul><li>All SailTime bases are ASA or US sailing affiliated or have a relationship with a local sailing school </li></ul><ul><li>We also have two significant programs to help develop our members skills </li></ul><ul><li>SailTime University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An online interactive sail theory training program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Novice to Captain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allied to SailTime University we provide practical training covering ASA 101 to 106 enabling our customers to become SailTime Skippers to SailTime Commanders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upon Graduating as a SailTime Commander, Members are invited to join SailTime on a graduation flotilla in the BVI’s – giving them a taste and experience of sailing in a totally new and controlled environment </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What makes SailTime different from Charter operations? <ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based scheduler </li></ul><ul><li>E-ttendant wireless management system </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal staffing costs </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed minimum access </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited use when available </li></ul><ul><li>Low fixed monthly cost </li></ul><ul><li>No hidden costs for the Owner/Member </li></ul><ul><li>The same people stay on the same boat </li></ul><ul><li>Pride of Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>New boats </li></ul><ul><li>Recurring Income Stream </li></ul>
  11. 11. Current Status <ul><li>SailTime currently has approaching 60 yachts in our fleet </li></ul><ul><li>We have over 30 locations world-wide </li></ul><ul><li>29 locations here in North America </li></ul><ul><li>4 locations in Europe – including 3 in the UK and 1 in The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Our business model operates on a licensee basis whereby an entrepreneur starts a base in a local waterway </li></ul><ul><li>SailTime provide Branding, Marketing support, Sales support, Operations support and Technology – including a comprehensive web presence and business tools including the Scheduler, E-ttendant and CRM systems </li></ul>
  12. 12. SailTime’s Vision and Mission <ul><li>Vision – To have a successful SailTime base in every sailing location throughout the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Mission – Increase the number of people actively involved in the sport of sailing by making fractional sailing of new sailboats practical, cost-effective and easy. </li></ul>