Boat FAQ's

Yes you can take our boats to the World Famous sandbar is right behind our marina less that 1 mile boat ride.

While you still responsible for the vessel, to many things can go wrong at night when the vessel is not being supervised. Here’s few good reasons, – Vessel sink due to dead battery / Most stolen Vessels, Engines and electronics happen at night / As a rented Vessel you are not allowed to use the Vessel after sunset so no sense to have the responsibility for the Vessel if you can not use it at night.

Unfortunately we do not allow or offer overnight rentals. All boats must be returned by 6:00 PM everyday.

No we don’t.

Yes! Please check out our Boat Rental page for more details.

99% of our customers receive a full refund of their deposit. Deposit charges on boat rentals are most commonly propeller related caused by operating in shallow waters (depth colors are outlined in our maps and chart). Using common sense, listening to instructions, operating safely, and maintaining safe distances and water depths are smart ways to ensure a fun, yet safe, rental with no unfortunate complications.

Cash deposits are returned at the end of the rental. Credit card authorizations only verify funds are available and are not charges. The issuing bank will place a hold or “freeze” for the deposit amount and typically release it in one to three business days.

Boat security deposit is $1000 per vessel, accepted as cash or credit card authorization.

All of our boats are equipped with VHF radios, VHF channels are constantly monitored by our staff, the United States Coast Guard, local marine police and almost every other boat on the water.

Outside of 72 hours changes to the reservation may be permitted, inside 72 hours no refunds, returns or credits are issued for any reason other than un-rentable weather conditions. Weather cancelation is determined by FKWSC ONLY. Refunds or rescheduling will be permitted only when weather conditions do not permit safe rental of original reservation.

life jackets are provided and required to be on-board, and passengers ages 6 and under must wear a life jacket at all times.

We will be happy to point them out on the chart aboard the boat.

yes, absolutely!

The Florida Department of Revenue regulates sales tax at 7.5% in Monroe County.
Several gas options will be presented prior to your rentals including prepaying or paying at return.

The price is per boat. Most of the boats in our fleet will hold up to 8 – 10 passengers but you can see the maximum capacity for each boat in the boat details section of the site.

It’s actually very simple, if you can drive a car then you should have no problem driving a boat. Our staff will provide complete and thorough instructions prior to your rental. We also provide you with a customized map of the area that will make it easy.

Jet Ski FAQ's

Anyone born after 01/01/1988 is required to have a NASBLA approved boater safety license in their possession along with a government issued ID. BUT DON’T WORRY the license is FREE and EASY. You can go online at http://www.boatus.org/florida/ and do the course for FREE. Or you can come to the docks 30 minutes early and we can provide you with the course for a $3 fee.

The safety guides try to cater the adventure to the skill levels of the guests on each particular trip. We are very good at keeping it fun for the speedsters while making sure the more timid in the group feel safe and not rushed.

Government issued ID with birth date clearly visible, credit card for guarantee, cash for gratuity, sunscreen, and a big smile to have some fun!!!

You are NOT required to know how to swim. You are provided proper water sports life jackets prior to boarding the skis.

All fees are included in the booking price. Gratuity for the safety guide is NOT included.

The price is per machine. Two adults allowed per machine. Max weight per machine is 420 lbs. A small child can be added in addition to the two adults as long as the total weight is under 420 lbs.

99% of our customers receive a full refund of their deposit. Deposit charges are usually the result of physical damages to the jet ski(s) caused by operator negligence. Using common sense, listening to instructions, operating safely, and maintaining safe distances are smart ways to ensure a fun yet safe jet ski rental with no unfortunate complications.

Cash deposits are returned at the end of the rental. Credit card authorizations only verify funds are available and are not charges. The issuing bank will place a hold or “freeze” for the deposit amount and typically release it in one to three days. If necessary we can usually assist in an immediate release.

Security deposit is typically $300 per jet ski, accepted as cash or credit card authorization. One person may leave the security deposit for multiple jet skis within their group. Accommodations can be made for larger groups or under special circumstances.

If another licensed company in Islamorada offers a lower rate using our same model jet skis, same year or newer, we will beat their advertised rate. Verification may be required.

The earlier the better. Mornings start of slow and progressively get busier as the day goes on, with peak times early to late afternoon.

Our staff constantly monitors our ride zone for safety and will personally let you know when your time is up and assist in returning jet skis to the dock.

Our ride zone is always monitored by our staff on their own jet ski to help and assist with any issues or questions. Our tour guides all carry waterproof phones and a safety box on every tour, and are never more than a whistle away at all times.

People on the same jet ski can switch from driver to passenger at any time throughout the rental. The skis are stable and this can be done very easily.

Yes, life jackets are required by law and are provided with your rental at no extra charge. We have all sizes from infant to XXXL and everywhere in between.

State law requires a person to be at least 18 years old to rent, 14 years old to operate, and passengers can be any age. Those born on or after Jan. 1st, 1988 may require a Flordia Boating Permit to drive. We can issue temporary permits at our location.

Modern jet skis are very stable, you can stand on one side without flipping the jet ski over. Extra passengers may increase the risk of tipping over or falling off, but ultimately safe control rests with the driver.

Yes. Our staff will provide complete and thorough instructions prior to your rental. We rent to thousands of “first timers” every year ranging from teenagers, to athletes, to seniors.