Boat use fee

Fees are excluding fuel. Fuel price depends on engine running time. Maximum capacity 6 persons including captain. The boat is equipped with an electrical or manually operated winch.

The fees listed here apply to users of knowledge institutions according to the definition in the Caribbean Research programme of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). For other non-commercial use CNSI charges an additional 25% for indirect costs. Commercial and consultancy use fees are 200% and 216% of the listed fees, respectively. Please contact CNSI if you are a commercial business interested in using CNSI services and facilities.


Quarter day (up to 2 hours)*

Half day (up to 4 hours)*

Whole day (up to 8 hours)

Excluding captain

US$ 70

US$ 140

US$ 200

Including captain

US$ 130

US$ 240

US$ 360

*If time planning for quarter day or half day use prevents other use of the boat during the same day, half day fee and whole day fee applies, respectively