Frequently Asked Questions

What type of boats do you rent?

We rent pontoons ranging from 20 to 28 feet in length and ski/deck boats from 18 to 26 feet. 

Sorry, we do NOT rent jet skis.

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What is the minimum age to rent a boat?

You must be 25 years of age in order to rent.  ​

What lakes do you service?

We are located on Lake Keowee.  Sorry, we do not offer rentals on Lake Hartwell or Lake Jocassee. ​

Is a boating license required?

The state of South Carolina does not require a boating license.  You must have a valid driver's license in order to rent.

Do I need boating experience in order to rent a boat?

Ski and deck boats: boating experience is required.  ​

Pontoons:  if no boating experience, please mention this when reserving.  

Where is the boat picked up?

We are located at a private marina on the west side of Lake Keowee.  The  boats are in the water ready and waiting for you when you arrive.  For one day rentals:  Our parking is limited.  Please try to carpool and limit 2 cars per b​oat. 

What do we need to bring when picking up the boat?

Remember to bring your driver's license and credit card. Sorry, we do not accept debit cards.  Rental agreements are completed online at the time of the reservation. 

Should I reserve the boat in advance?

Reservations are needed.  Sometimes we are able to accommodate same-day reservations, however ​boats book up fast on weekends and holidays.

What is included with the rental? 

​All safety equipment is included. The boat is equipped with USCG life vests for each passenger, throwable, anchor, paddle, fire extinguisher and other equipment as required by SC DNR. 

The boat is full of gas when you arrive.  You are responsible for gas used during the rental period.  ​

When do we pay?

A deposit is required to hold your reservation.  The deposit is charged on your credit card upon receipt of the completed rental agreement.  Agreement must  be completed online within 72 hours of booking to hold your reservation. The balance is due when the boat is picked up. 

Is a damage deposit required?

A credit card is required (debit cards not accepted) for $500 pre-authorization. No charges will be made unless boat is returned with missing/damaged equipment, fuel charges, etc. 

Do you rent water toys?

We have tubes, skis, wakeboards and kneeboards available for our customers to rent with our boats.  Sorry, water toys are for rent only when renting one of our boats. ​

Are dogs allowed on the boat?

Dogs are allowed on some of our boats. Check the boat's description on our website. ​

 

Do your boats have barbeque grills?

​Sorry, we do not provide grills.  Grills CANNOT be brought on our boats, per insurance regulations.

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Is there a map on the boat​?

Ye​s, there is a lake map on each boat to help you navigate the lake.  

What if it rains?

Unfortunately we do not offer a cancellation policy.  

Good and bad weather for boating/ water sports activities is very subjective. Keep the following in mind regarding  weather:

As stated in “Cancellations”: We reserve the right, wholly at our discretion, to reschedule and/or cancel your reservation in the event of inclement weather.

For multiple day rentals: There are no refunds or additional days added to rentals due to weather. This is reflected in the discounted price of the multiple-day rentals.

​DO NOT Rely on weather forecasts which are only predictions (especially precipitation) and not necessarily what will take place. For example, there are many days throughout the summer that forecast a certain percentage of rain but turns out to be a gorgeous day. Do not be scared by the forecast...especially when its only a 10-30% chance.

Occasionally we get a brief afternoon thunderstorm.  While on the lake, there are weather radar apps which will help you determine if rain/storm is headed your way. 

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