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What are the boat rental qualifcations ?

The insurance requires that the operator is at least 25 years old and has a valid driver’s license. In Florida, you do not need a boat operator license, if you were born before January 1st, 1988. If you were born on or after January 1st, 1988, you will need a “Florida Boating Safety Identification Card” or a ”Florida Boater Education Temporary Certificate”. You can get this Certificate with a small test (valid for one year). Please contact us in this regard.

Specific experience in dealing with boats is not necessary, exapt for boats are indicated. Everything else we provide you with the briefing.

What about Safety Gear ?

All required US Coast Guard safety gear is supplied with each boat. Life preservers for adults and children are provided. Special size life preservers for infants and small children are available and provided when needed. We recommend www.weartherbugs.com (online or app) to load/install on your smart phone for current/future weather conditions.

What navigation help do you provide?

Waterways in our area are well marked. Day markers clearly indicate the intra-costal waterway. Canal maps are provided to navigate the Cape Coral canal system. Navigation charts and destination charts are reviewed during orientation, and are provided for your use during the rental. All boats are equipped with GPS navigation systems and depth finders. During orientation, the recommended beaches, marinas, and waterfront restaurants are identified and reviewed.

What do your provide for orientation?

Orientations/briefings are given by US Coast Guard trained captains. Providing all the information necessary for your safe boating is the main focus of our orientations/briefings sessions. During your orientation/briefing, a review of the tide tables, Cape Coral canal maps, navigation charts, operation of marine radio, and destination charts are covered. Current local boating conditions are reviewed. Instructions for all of the operating systems on the boat are also given. On-the-water boat handling is provided. For the inexperienced boater, this session is a training session. For the experienced boater, this session is an opportunity to familiarize yourself with handling of the boat.

Orientations are required by the insurance carrier.

What if I need a Tow ?

Sea Tow provides 24 hour/7 day towing services on the water. Sea Tow has boats at various locations and will respond to a call within minutes. Sea Tow provides towing for boats on soft groundings, and fuel on the water when needed. For a one time fee of $35, all towing and services are free. The fee is for any length of rental time: 3 days to 3 months.

What locations do you serve ?

Cape Coral, Fort Meyers, Forth Meyers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Pine Island. Special deliveries are made to Marco Island and Naples.

Do you require a deposit?

A deposit is required to hold a reservation. The amount of the reservation deposit depends on the type of boat and the length of the rental time. We accept domestic personal checks and all major credit cards: Visa; MasterCard and Discovery. We do not accept American Express.

Is there a cleaning fee?

If the boat is returned in a clean condition, there is no charge. If you wish to have us to clean the boat, there is a $50 charge.

What additional equipment is available?

A fishing equipment package is available which includes: rods, reels, tackle, bait bucket, air pump, and landing net. Water ski package includes water skis, tow line, and water ski life jacket. Every boat has a cooler and additional coolers are available.

Do I need insurance?

All boat are covered by liability insurance, and complete hull damage with a deductible. There is no charge for this insurance. The deductible amount is the amount of the security deposit for each boat.

What is your cancellation policy?

A full refund of the deposit is given if the cancellation is received in writing/e mail one month prior to the start of the scheduled rental start time. We do not accept cancellations for any rental days once the rental has started.

ADDRESS
Boating Cape Coral
Capt.John
1714 Bikini Ct #205
Cape Coral, FL 33904

CONTACTS
Email: info@boatingcapecoral.com
Phone: +1 (239) 333 9156