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Terms and Conditions

The Boat/Reservation

Leasing requirements

Age - Anyone renting and/or operating a boat must have prior boating experience operating the type of boat reserved and be born before January 1, 1988. If born on or after January 1, 1988, operator has to of completed a NASBLA-approved boater education course prior to operating a vessel powered by a motor of 10 horsepower or more. The law requires that persons affected by this legislation have in their possession a Boating Safety Education I.D. Card issued by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission and photographic I.D. while operating a vessel.

Experience – Anyone operating a boat must have prior boating experience operating the type of boat they are Lessing/operating. Example types would be power boats, outboard, equivalent size, wheel steering, exc.

Photo ID and valid Credit Card - You will also need to provide a government issue photo I.D. such as driver’s license, passport or state I.D. and credit card in your name prior to ever taking possession of the vessel your leasing. If born on or after January 1, 1988, You will have to provide your Boating Safety Education I.D. Card issued by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission as well.

Additional Terms and Conditions
1. At no time is Lessee permitted to remove engine cover, fuel, work on vessel in any mechanical way shape or form.
2. Lessee will follow all boating laws.
3. Safety equipment is to be used for emergency purposes only.
4. Lessee is to remain a safe distance from
-Diver Down Flags
-Emergency personal/Tow vehicles
5. Entry and exit of vessel while under power is strictly prohibited.
6. Towing of person(s), objects or other vessels is strictly prohibited.
7. Passengers will not lean out of vessel while under way, including arms or legs over the side.

Permitted Areas of Navigation.
Northern Boundary- Card Sound Road Bridge. Northern Boundary- Carry’s Fort Reef.
Western Boundary- Inner Coastal Waterway (ICW) and Inland Waterways. Eastern Boundary- Edge of reefs.
Southern Boundary- Tavernier Creek. Southern Boundary- Tavernier Creek.

Out of Bounds Charges- $100.00 will be charged to Lessee if Lessee leaves the navigational boundaries listed. An additional $100 will be charged for every boat remains out of permitted navigational zone.

Late Charge- A $100.00 late charge will be charged to Lessee if Lessee returns after the agreed upon time on front of contract. Lessee will be charged an additional $100 for every hour.

Tow Fee- I the lessee fully understand and agree to pay a tow fee if responsible for disabling watercraft by crash, damages to the engine, running watercraft out of fuel or any other action resulting in watercraft's inability to move under its own power. I the lessee fully read and understand and agree to being responsible for paying an assistance fee of $35 plus $25 per mile when requesting help be sent out to my location while on the water, parked at a dock, or aground.
Lessee does have options to call Sea Tow or Tow Boat U.S. if desired. Lessee understands he/she is not permitted to allow any tow assistance from private party vessel or commercial vessels unless it is of the U.S. Coast card, Tow Boat U.S., Sea Tow, or other Law enforcement such as Monroe County Sheriff, Florida Wildlife Conservation, National Park Services.

 

Fueling

You leave with a full tank and are responsible for paying the fuel you use. The boat must be fueled upon return and you pay for what you use. Only Atlantis Boat Rental staff is authorized to fuel the boat. Fuel price subject to change. Fueling of rental craft is to be fueled by Atlantis Boat Rental LLC. Lessee is not permitted to fuel rental craft at any time. Lessee will be charged for a full tank of fuel and oil mix if Lessee fueled boat with any amount. Fuel price charged will be at the sole discretion of Atlantis Boat Rental LLC.

 

$8 Service Oil/Maintenance

To insure our fleet stay reliable for your boating experience there is an $8 maintenance service fee per day charged with your reservation. This money helps fund mechanic charges to service the fleet. Oil checks, spark plugs, filters and other routine maintenance. This does not apply to incidentals during your rental.

$750 Incidentals/Miscellaneous Payment

Lessee is responsible for paying a $750 incidentals/miscellaneous payment the day of rental pick-up. The payment will be returned after inspection of boat. Depending on your method of payment it may take 1-5 business days to return to you. If cash payment is paid payment may be returned same day.

Credit Card Charge Authorization

Credit card holder authorizes Atlantis Boat Rental LLC to charge provided credit card of Lessee for any and all additional incidentals/miscellaneous exceeding payment amount. Lessee agrees to pay property replacement cost to Lessor determined by Lessor. Lesser further authorizes Lessor to charge Lessees credit card on file without dispute to Lessor.

 

Cancellation Policy

Atlantis Boat Rental LLC Bare Boat Charter
CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Isolated thunderstorms in a weather forecast are not an eligible reason for refund. Small craft advisories, rain, wind or chop are not reasons for cancellation, however your boundaries may be limited to inland waterways on the bay side, the vessel is still yours.

Acceptable reasons for cancellation:
Hurricanes in your area entitle you to a full refund.
The inability to access the reef or ocean side due to sea conditions does not constitute or entitle you a refund.

All cancellations outside of the 2 week time period of scheduled date will have the option to reschedule to a later date or cancel the reservation completely as follows,

Remedy
(All cancellations outside a 2 week time period only)
A remedy is provided in that Atlantis Boat Rental LLC will apply the non-refunded portion of canceled agreement to a future boat rental if used within six months.

All cancellations within a 2 week time period of scheduled date are NOT entitled to any refund.

 

Reschedule

Reschedule outside of two weeks, A $25.00 reschedule fee will be available to you if you would like to add time to reschedule. $25.00 for every six month extension.
There is no guarantee the boat you want will be available the dates you choose so reschedule as early as possible.

 

 

Refunds

All refunds will be at the discretion of Atlantis Boat Rental LLC. Typically 50% of the rental fee will be refunded by check which will be mailed to you within 15 business days. The remaining 50% of agreement is non-refundable. The reason for this is to cover handling and any potential lost sales that may or may not have occurred as a result of your not fulfilling the original agreement.

Refunds and Reschedule Options:
All cancellations within a 2 week time period of scheduled date are NOT entitled to any refund.