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Location 
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Description
$ 1800
Sep 2008
Knoxville, TN
Huge 8 beds, two decks with a slide Atlantis boat
Spectacular weekend boat rental for 10th wedding anniversary  more... close row
$ 75
Jul 2006
Huntington, WV
Pontoon
Renting a pontoon boat with friends  more... close row
$ 200
Jul 2007
Cape Coral, Florida
pontoon
Rented very nice pontoon boat  more... close row
$ 85
Aug 2006
Myrtle beach, SC
pontoon
Boating is a great way to have fun with family  more... close row
$ 125
Jul 2008
Buckeye Lake, Ohio
16 foot speed boat
Family trip on a boat on a lake  more... close row
$ 85
Jul 2008
Columbus, Oh
center console power boat
5 hour rental plus gas for boat  more... close row
$ 50
Feb 2008
Clearwater, FL
16ft cape horn open
2 seater boat rented for one hour  more... close row

Description of service

I wanted to rent a 2-seater boat for an hour and as per my needs and requirements, the boat that i found the best was a 16 ft cape horn open. I paid $100 as advance deposit ($50 as rent and $50 as refundable security). Though initially i was denied the boat for an hour as they normally do not rent out a boat for less than 2 hours; but after some persuasion they agreed. It was a motor powered boat with 70HP engine.


Review of Service

The boat that i got was in extremely good condition. Along with the boat i got some additional items such as fish box, anchor, rod holders, etc. I don't think that the amount i had to pay for that service was justified simply because i thought it was too costly. Nevertheless, i received an amazing boat.


Tips

Firstly, go in for advance booking as that offers you a larger choice of boats and that too at a lesser price. Online booking might also help you in getting some extra discount.

Do some bargaining as these dealers are experts in extracting money from tourists. Do ask for the additional accessories if the dealer himself does not provide then; all such articles are included in the boat fare. Do return the boat on time to get back the amount paid as refundable security.


$ 30
Sep 2007
Dallas, TX
17 ft kayak manitou
Perfect boat for two hour rental  more... close row
$ 50
Sep 2008
Tampa, Florida
Row Boat
Rented a rowboat from a rude owner  more... close row
$ 15
Feb 2008
Saint Louis,MO
Row boats
Renting boats in a park with a lake  more... close row
$ 0
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$ 50
Aug 2008
Oceanside, CA
17' boat with 9.9hp
Booking boat in advance saves money  more... close row
$ 85
May 2006
Cleveland, OH
16' power boat big enough for 8 people
Boat for four hours plus gas  more... close row
$ 65
Sep 2008
San Diego,CA
18' capri
Rented an 18 foot boat for two hours  more... close row
$ 70
Sep 2008
Greenup, Ky
pontoon boat
Four hours of boat rental plus gas  more... close row
$ 30
Aug 2008
Dallas, TX
15' ft. Manitou
Two hours of boat rental  more... close row
$ 457
May 2008
Key West,FL
20' deck boat
Full day rental of 20 foot boat for family reunion  more... close row
$ 85
Aug 2008
Clearwater,FL
14' Skiff
2 Seater fishing boat for the day  more... close row
$ 180
Aug 2007
Marathon, FL
20ft ProSport Center Console
One day of boat rental  more... close row