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Grand Haven Boat Rental

In Beautiful Coast Guard City USA!

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 GRAND HAVEN BOAT RENTAL FAQs

Booking:

Call (616) 430-3434 to make a reservation, check availability, or for more information.

 

Hours:

9am to 7pm

 

Rental Hours:

4-Hour, 8-Hour & Multiple Days.

 

No Discounts OR 8-Hour reservations on July 2, 3, or 4 and August 6

 

If you arrive late for the start of your rental, the stop time does not change!

Late returns may be charged $25 for every 15 minutes past the end of your rental period!

 

Payment/Deposit:

A $100 deposit is required to make a reservation. The balance is due the day of your rental.  Reservation deposit must be on a credit card, not a debit card.  Sorry, we cannot hold a date without a reservation.

 

Reservations less than 7 days prior require payment in full.

 

Cancellation:

Cancellation policy is 7 days prior to rental date for refund of deposit minus a 10% processing fee.  If you cancel inside 7 days of your rental date, the balance due on the reservation will be charged to the credit card on file.

 

Weather:

If your boating time is reduced due to rain in Grand Haven, we will pro rate the balance due. If it rains all day in Grand Haven, you get a refund of deposit minus 10% processing fee. The decision is not made until the day of your rental, after 1:00 pm. There are no cancellations based on forecast. For rentals of 3+ consecutive days, there are no refunds for inclement weather.

 

Discounts:

We offer discounts for veterans and active military personnel.

 

Fuel:

Cruising Pontoons include fuel.

 

Sport Pontoons do not include fuel. Fuel consumption will vary depending on your usage. On average, you can plan on $10-$15 per hour of boating for gas. Gas dock is conveniently located on Spring Lake.

 

Water Sports:

Add water sports on a Sport Pontoon for $100. Price includes skis, tube, ropes, life jackets, and liability insurance. Sorry, we still have to charge $100 if you bring your own equipment. Water sports are not allowed on Cruising Pontoons.

 

Boat Location:

Keenan Marina at 1211 Jackson, Grand Haven. Private marina, private parking lot.

 

Waterways:

Our customers can explore Spring Lake, Grand River and the numerous bayous. Sorry, Lake Michigan is prohibited.

 

Who Can Rent:

You must be at least 25 years old with a valid credit card and have prior boating experience. No boating license is required in the State of Michigan.

 

Pet Friendly:

Grand Haven Boat Rental is PET FRIENDLY so don't leave the dogs at home!

 

Boat Equipment:

Each boat is equipped with all emergency equipment, including life jackets.

 

Check Out Process:

Please plan to arrive approximately 15 minutes before your start time for the Check Out Process.  You will start in our office with applicable paperwork and a short instructional video.  Check Out is finalized at the dock where we familiarize you with operation of the boat, and document the equipment and safety items on a vessel checklist.

 

During the Check Out Process if there is ANY indication of alcohol or drug

use by the renter, including smell, the rental will be cancelled

immediately with NO refund of deposit.

 

Check In Process:

Upon your return, please plan on approximately 5 minutes at the dock for the boat to be inspected.

 

Boating Regs.:

We highly recommend you consult and read all the Michigan boat laws at: https://www.boat-ed.com/michigan/handbook/book.html

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Grand Haven Boat Rental, LLC

1211 Jackson St.

Grand Haven, MI 49417