Rental Agreement

ATTENTION:

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT ANY PONTOON BOAT AND ENTER ANY CONTRACT WITH PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC.  ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 25 YEARS OLD, SHALL NOT “OPERATE” ANY OF OUR PONTOON BOATS AT ANY TIME.  IF YOU WERE BORN AFTER 1988 (Under 30 years old), YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR:

 
 
Florida Boating Safety Card
 
“OR”

TAKE A “FREE” ONLINE BOATING SAFETY COARSE (as per FLORIDA BOATING LAW) THE COURSE IS LOCATED HERE: boatus.org/florida/. YOU MUST PROVIDE US WITH A CERTIFICATE OF COURSE COMPLETION UPON DEPARTURE.

Sample Boating Education Certificate of Completion

USCG issued Master of Vessel Certificate or ID card is also a acceptable proof of boater education.

 
 
PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC
PONTOON BOAT RENTAL AGREEMENT
 

This Pontoon Boat Rental Agreement is made by and between PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC and the Renter identified below and is effective as of the date located next to the signature of the renter below.

1. Renter.
The Renter is: ________________________________________________________________ (print full name)
Street Address: _______________________________________________________________
State, Zip Code: ______________________________________________________________
Phone #: ______________________________________________________________________
Cell Phone #: _________________________________________________________________
Email Address: ________________________________________________________________
Driver’s License Number: ______________________________________________________
Date of Birth: ________________________________________________________________
Credit Card Type:______________________________________________________________
Name (as printed on card): ___________________________________________ (must match Renter name)
Credit Card Number:____________________________________________________________
Expiration:____________________________________________ Security code:________

Emergency Contact: __________________________________________________________ (print full name)
Emergency Contact Phone Number: ______________________________________________

2. Rental Rate and Rental Duration.
The pontoon boat and all associated equipment is rented for $_____________, on ______________________, 20___ (date) from _____ a.m./p.m. (departure time) until _____ a.m./p.m. (return time).
Payment is due immediately upon execution of this agreement. Any pre-payment made in the amount of $________________ through credit card last four digits ending __________ shall be honored in accordance with the renter’s credit card agreement and obligations.
Sales Tax 9%: $______________.
Balance due is $_____________.
Balance Paid: $______________. Cash ___ or Last four digits of CC used:________
Approval #:__________
Grand Total tendered: $__________________.

3. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This Rental Agreement sets forth the entire agreement with the exception of the attached Liability Waiver, and furthermore, understanding between the parties, and all previous discussions, understandings, representations, negotiations, and agreements with respect to the matters included in this Rental Agreement are merged herein. Additionally, the consideration recited herein is the full, complete and entire consideration for this Rental Agreement, and there is no further consideration to be paid by any party to any other party except as recited herein. If any provision or part of this Rental Agreement shall be determined to be void or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the Rental Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable by any party to this Rental Agreement. This Rental Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Florida and a venue in Escambia County, Florida. In the event PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC prevails in any litigation or claim relating to the enforcement of the provisions contained herein, I agree to pay and indemnify PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC for its litigation expenses, including without limitation, reasonable attorneys fees and court costs not to exclude collection costs incurred. I acknowledge and agree that PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC is not affiliated with Pensacola Beach Marina or any other subsidiaries or affiliates of those entities and that this Rental Agreement is a contract solely between PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC and me the below signed.
Initial Acceptance __________

4. OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
I acknowledge and certify, I have received a minimum of 30 (thirty) minutes of hands on operation instructions aboard the watercraft by a PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC agent prior to my scheduled departure time. My hands on training included motor boating the vessel into the Inter coastal Waterway in and out of no wake zones allowing me to operate the vessel under PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC Agent supervision. After receiving said hands on instruction, I am confident and physically capable in all aspects of the operation of said Watercraft and following all safety instructions provided by PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC.
Initial Acceptance __________

5. USCG SAFETY CHECKLIST
I have been adequately shown the location/s and procedure/s of how to access and utilize all safety equipment aboard the vessel to my satisfaction. I have been provided a copy of the signed USCG Pontoon Boat Safety Checklist for further review if necessary. I am confident of my knowledge & physical capacity to execute the procedures outlined within the attached 2 (two) page USCG Pontoon Boat Safety Check List.
Initial Acceptance __________

6. Rules for Use of Pontoon Boat and Equipment.
Renter agrees that he or she shall use all equipment, including the pontoon boat, safety (life) vest, engine, gas tank, ropes, anchor, and safety flares/whistle (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “pontoon boat equipment”) only for the purpose of personal entertainment, with safety always in mind and your first priority in accordance with ALL of the following rules.

Please initial each statement and sign below to indicate you understand the requirements of operating this vessel and further acknowledging acceptance of the following rules:

A. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will obey all federal, Florida, and local laws, ordinances, rules or regulations with respect to the use and operation of the pontoon boat equipment and shall obey all lawful directives of the Pensacola Beach Marina Dock Master, emergency or law enforcement personnel while operating the pontoon boat equipment.
B. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will NOT, at any time, dangle their legs off the sides of the pontoon boat while the engines are started and/or in motion. This is against the law and dangerous. You can be pulled under the boat resulting in serious injury or death.
C. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will close and secure the front and back door with all riders safely inside BEFORE/PRIOR to the ignition key is inserted and pontoon boat engine started. All riders must not sit, stand and/or ride on the upper deck and/or ladder to upper deck while pontoon boat engine is started/running and/or in motion.
D. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will ensure the motor is to be in down position and key out of ignition before anyone is allowed access to upper deck to slide and/or engage in any in water activities.
E. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will not allow No more than 4 people up top on upper deck at any time.
F. __________ Renter understands and knows how to use the three step fold up ladder located on port side (left side if sitting in captain/pilot chair) for access to and from boat, using it as the exclusive/only point of access, furthermore, ensuring the ladder is properly stowed before/prior to starting the engine.
G. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will not jump and/or dive from lower and/or upper deck at any time while aboard the vessel. Access to and from water is to be by ladder or slide only.
H. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will designate a capable and sober look out for in water activities .
I. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, has been instructed/shown and understands where all safety equipment is located on this vessel (upper and lower deck).
J. __________ “Renter and/or Operator” shall not consume, nor be under the influence of, any intoxicant (including but not limited to alcohol or any other controlled substance not to exclude prescription drugs that may make you drowsy and/or impair your judgement) while operating the pontoon boat equipment and supervising his/her guest/s are obeying said rules herein. I (renter) also understands that I am responsible for the safety of all persons on-board. I (renter) understand where all safety equipment is and have no further questions.
K. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will not allow pets onto the pontoon boat with out first paying a $50 per pet fee.
L. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will not make unreasonable or excessive noise while operating the pontoon boat equipment. Other boaters including the marine police may assume you are signaling for help in distress.
M. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will return all of the pontoon boat equipment, in good working order and condition, at the end of the rental agreement and if any equipment has been lost, Renter shall inform the Pensacola Pontoon Rental INC’s employees/agent upon return. Renter shall be financially responsible for all lost equipment cost at current market value.
N. __________ Renter shall/will follow all posted speed limits, including obeying the NO WAKE ZONES and rules of navigation while on the water, and furthermore, shall stay clear of all other boats in operation on the water. Renter shall not attempt to board another vessel from the pontoon boat. Renter shall take care not to allow the pontoon boat to collide or damage other vessels that may be docked in the marina or in operation on navigable waters.
O. __________ Renter and renter’s guest/s, shall/will not throw trash or litter from the pontoon boat, into the water or otherwise, and acknowledges that they may be operating in environmentally sensitive areas. All trash or litter must be secured to keep it from accidentally falling into the water and upon the end of the rental, all trash and litter shall be deposited in the appropriate trash receptacles.
P. __________ Renter shall/will not take the pontoon boat more than 5 nautical miles from Pensacola Beach Marina.
Q. __________ Renter shall/will not allow anyone other than Renter and/or guest to use or operate the pontoon boat equipment. Only the renter is authorized to pilot/drive/operate/navigate the pontoon boat.
R. __________ Renter shall/will not, “except in an emergency” to return to dock or place fuel in the gas tank from any other source other than Pensacola Beach Marina.
S. __________ Renter shall/will not maneuver the pontoon boat into the Gulf of Mexico and or the Pass (waterway leading into the gulf) at no time! The waters are too rough for the pontoon boat to operate safely.

7. CAUTION!!– PHYSICAL DAMAGES
By my authorized signature below, I agree that I have read and fully understand the attached Waiver and Release of Liability and furthermore, agree to pay for any and all repair costs and other physical damages that may occur to the watercraft during my rental, operation or other use from any cause whatsoever whether deliberate or unintentional as specifically set forth in Exhibits “A” “B” and “C”.
Initial Acceptance __________

EXHIBIT “A”
I hereby voluntarily and of my own volition give PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC the right to immediately charge my credit card in the event there is any damage to, accident or incident of any kind regarding the rented watercraft during the rental period. This includes damages done to the rental watercraft, motor, or equipment as a result of beaching, running aground, reckless operation, negligence, equipment loss, or violation of the rules. I understand that PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC will conduct an estimate for repairs by a reputable licensed repair company of their sole choosing and provide me with a copy for review. I further covenant and agree not to challenge the charge on my credit card with the bank or financial institution issuing my card. I recognize that PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC has a good faith basis for requiring this provision as it is the only way to protect them from me canceling my credit card or challenging the charges in the event of damages to the watercraft. All damages deemed extreme by PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC are subject to investigation by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department.
Initial Acceptance __________

EXHIBIT “B”
I hereby voluntarily and of my own volition give PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC the right to immediately charge my credit card, provided via photocopy on file, and agree not to challenge the charge on my credit card with the bank or financial institution issuing my card.
Initial Acceptance __________

EXHIBIT “C”
In the event the credit card declines, I agree to reimburse PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC immediately for any and all accidental and/or intentional damages incurred while watercraft is in my possession not to exclude all accessories provided aboard the vessel. I agree to make PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC whole again for any losses they incurred. I also agree to pay for collection costs and cooperate with PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC affiliates, not to exclude their insurance providers/underwriters and/or investigators of all capacity.
Initial Acceptance __________

8. CANCELLATION POLICY!
Cancellations may be made one week (7 days) or more prior to the scheduled boat rental departure time without penalty. I agree Cancellations within one week (7 days) of scheduled boat rental departure time shall be charged 50% of agreed upon rental price. I agree Cancellations due to “NO SHOW” shall be charged 100% of agreed upon rental price on the credit card I provided. PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC reserves the right to cancel any reservation due to inclement weather that would make the rental unsafe in which a full refund will be given. Decision to cancel due to inclement weather belongs solely to PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC not the Renter.
Initial Acceptance __________

9. PRIVACY
PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC DOES NOT sell nor share Renter and/or their guest’s information with NO ONE! We shred and destroy all sensitive information (IE. credit card numbers) after you return from your rental and finalize the service/s you (Renter) received. Only in the event of an emergency would PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC share Renter’s name and guest itinerary with the proper authority personnel cooperating with rescue, emergency and/or criminal investigation efforts.

10. FIRST AID KIT AND FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
First Aid kit and Fire Extinguishers are provided aboard the vessel in the event of a emergency. I agree to reimburse PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC for the use of any First Aid equipment accessories used and/or replacement of any safety equipment not to exclude Fire Extinguishers used while aboard the watercraft at current fair market value.
Initial Acceptance __________

11. Scheduling Times & Punctuality
I agree to arrive at Pensacola Beach Marina 1 (one) hour early prior to my scheduled departure time to complete all paperwork, tender payment, and participate in my hands on safety training and orientation. If i arrive late, the scheduled safety orientation time allotted will be deducted from my scheduled rental time and i agree my charges will not be compensated nor adjusted for my tardiness. I also agree If i return the pontoon boat later than the scheduled return time, I will be charged at the rate of $200 per hour additional, unless arrangements has been made prior. Furthermore I agree that the additional hours are not prorated. 15 minutes late = 1 (one) billable hour! I agree and understand my punctuality is paramount to prevent additional charges.
Initial Acceptance __________

12. Fuel Costs
When returning to Pensacola Beach Marina, the dock master and/or PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC Staff will assist you in replenishing the fuel consumed during your rental. Once the tank is topped off, Pensacola Beach Marina will need to swipe your credit card for payment of fuel. Cash is also accepted. PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC is not responsible nor provides the fuel for your rental. Renter assumes the cost of fuel at current market value.
Initial Acceptance __________

I EXPRESSLY WARRANT AND REPRESENT THAT BEFORE EXECUTING THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT I HAVE FULLY INFORMED MYSELF OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND EFFECT OF THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT, AND THAT I HAVE RELIED SOLELY ON MY OWN JUDGMENT IN EXECUTING THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT. I HAVE READ THE TERMS OF THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE PROVISIONS REGARDING ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND INDEMNITY, AND I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM WAIVING SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS IN CONSIDERATION FOR MY USE OF PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC WATERCRAFT. I ENTER INTO THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.

Renter’s Signature: ____________________________________________________________
Date: __________________________

PENSACOLA BEACH PONTOON RENTALS, INC Staff: ____________________________________ (print full name)
Staff Signature:________________________________________________________________
Date: __________________________