BOAT AND EQUIPMENT STATUS
Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC, assures that the boat was inspected thoroughly and the motor is in great condition.
All safety equipment is included in the rental and are listed on a safety checklist which will be thoroughly reviewed and signed by the renter when first onboard the vessel.
It is the responsibility of the renter to inspect the boat for any damage or issues before taking if from Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC.
The driver/operator of the boat attests that he/she has at least two years of prior boating experience. And will provide a valid driver's license and if born after 1/1/1988 a valid Boating Safety Ed course certificate.
The rental period will start from the date selected and will end on the date selected. The dates cannot be cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded without at least 48 hours notice to Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC via phone call.
The renter agrees to pay a $50 deposit on this agreement if rental date is more than 7 days out. If the rental period is less than 7 days prior to this agreement, the full rental amount is due.
The renter will be responsible for any damages, issues or bad conditions done to the boat during the rental period. The repair or replacement fees will be charged on the renter's credit card.
The renter agrees and acknowledges the risks of driving on a boat in the water. And will abide all Florida rules, laws and regulations while on the water.
The renter is aware that any person age 6 and under must wear a USCG life jacket at all times while onboard the boat. The renter will be shown where all USCG approved life jackets and safety equipment will be while onboard. All infant/youth/child life jackets are subject to availability by Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC, and if cannot be provided at the date of this rental, it will be the renters responsibility to provide.
The boat will be delivered with a full tank of gas. If the gas tank is not returned full, a MINIMUM CHARGE of $30.00 will be due by the renter and charged by Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC. Every 1/4 tank used thereafter, will incur another $30.00.
WAIVER and RELEASE TO HOLD HARMLESS
The renter/operator is required to complete and sign a waiver including all names and ages of everyone on board before the rental date.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR DAILY RENTALS
If cancellation is 48 hours PRIOR to the start of the rental date signed on the rental agreement, the renter will be eligible for a credit, refund or date change. A cancellation less than 48 hours prior to the start of the rental period will not be eligible for a credit, refund or date change. (All cancellations must be done via phone call to Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC.)
MULTI-DAY RENTAL CANCELLATION AND WEATHER POLICY
A multi-day rental is considered two or more rentals days in a row and will be required to give at least ONE WEEK'S NOTICE for cancellation or date change prior to the start of the rental period signed on the rental agreement. A multi-day rental WILL NOT be eligible for a refund or credit if there is inclement weather during the dates on the signed rental agreement.
If the renter is late picking up the boat at the designated date and time on the rental agreement, Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC will not be able to extend the rental time or change to another day. It is the renter's responsibility to get to the designated pickup location on time.
If on the day of the rental there is 80% chance of rain or small craft advisory issued in the Bradenton Beach area via Bay News 9 Doppler Radar, then there will be the option for to move the rental to another day, subject to availability.
CONDITIONS WHILE ON BOARD THE BOAT:
Adhere to the person and weight limits per boat
No towing, tubing or skiing behind the boat
No Grills or open fires
No Illegal drugs or Firearms
No alcohol permitted to be consumed by the driver/operator
No one driving the boat that has not signed the liability waiver
No one onboard that is not listed on the liability waiver and that has not signed the rental checkout agreement
Renter/driver/operator agrees to use the boat in a safe and legal way
PERMISSIBLE NAVIGATION AREAS:
Jewfish Key and Beer Can Island areas
Gulf waters-no further out than 1/2 mile=0.43 nautical miles
No further North than Egmont Key**
No further South than Cannon's Marina on Longboat Key-Channel Marker #33
**Egmont Key is permissible with prior permission from Twisted Anchor Boats, LLC. This will depend on the current weather conditions, number of people onboard and driver experience.