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Coming this Spring and brand new for the 2021 boating season! Experience the best of Vermilion, Ohio by boat! Book the 2012 Tidewater 196 Center Console for up to 6 person. Rate as low as $450 per day, $310 for 4 hours, $216 for 2 hours Maximum Passengers: 6 A nimble center console that is tailor made to fit the needs of a Lake Erie fisherman. A boat that's fun to drive and has what you need. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
We are excited to offer a brand new fleet of boats and jet skis for rent this 2021 on Lake Erie. Browse our selection of of Jetskis, Fishing Boats, Tritoons, and Ski Boats.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 7 days prior.
Lessee to read all pages of this agreement and initial each clause before signing this document In consideration of the agreement herein, Vermilion Marina (herein after referred to as the LESSOR) agrees to lease to the undersigned (herein after referred to as the LESSEE) the craft and equipment described herein. In the event the craft is not returned at time specified herein. Said LESSEE agrees to pay for OVERTIME at rate of $50.00 per every ten minutes. THE LESSEE CERTIFIES THAT HE/SHE HAS EXAMINED THE CRAFT AND EQUIPMENT AND FINDS IT ACCEPTABLE AND SUITABLE FOR THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH IT IS LEASED. THAT HE/SHE WILL OPERATE THE CRAFT IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS AS POSTED IN THIS OFFICE OR ON THE CRAFT, AND FURTHER CERTIFIES THAT HE/SHE HAS READ AND UNDERSTANDS SAID RULES AND REGULATIONS. LESSEE AGREES TO REPORT ANY ACCIDENT, MALFUNCTION OR BREAKDOWN OF RENTAL CRAFT TO LESSOR IMMEDIATELY This certifies that I (We), the LESSEE (S) am sufficiently experienced and capable in all aspects of the handling and operation of the craft such as the one rented above. LESSEE agrees said craft will not be occupied by a greater number of persons that is shown in this rental agreement. I, the LESSEE (S) am/are aware of the NO WAKE areas and am/are responsible for any damaged caused by my wake. I authorize and allow Vermilion Marina to charge my credit card for any damages or loss of equipment. Boat/PWC rental price does not include refueling or tax. The LESSEE acknowledges he/she has carefully examined the craft and finds it suitable for the purpose for which it is leased, and that or other accessory equipment is in suitable and acceptable condition: that he/she will maintain both craft and equipment in a safe, dependable condition while in he/she has custody. A major credit card authorization or CASH in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00) shall be retained by the LESSOR as partial compensation for failing to return said rental craft in as good condition, ordinary wear and tear excluded, as when received; for reimbursement of articles damaged, missing, or broken; or to be applied to the rental charges upon return of craft by LESSEE. LESSEE agrees not to use, nor permit the use: a. Of the rental craft for any unlawful purpose; b. Of the rental craft in a careless or negligent manner; c. Of the rental craft while under the influence of liquor or narcotics; or any other drugs d. By any other person not the signatory of the agreement, or not equally qualified Lessee acknowledges his/her responsibility for the safe and proper operation of the craft; and for the safety and welfare of other boaters, persons, and passengers. It is AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD BY LESSEE that the LESSOR shall not be held liable for damages inconvenience or time lost caused by accident, breakdown or malfunction of the rental craft. LESSEE FURTHER AGREES to indemnify and hold harmless the LESSOR and its agents, affiliates, and personnel from, and against any and all claims for loss of or damage to property or injury to persons (including death) resulting through the use, operation or possession of said rental craft. LESSEE further agrees to hold the LESSOR harmless should loss or damages occur to any LESSEE’S personal property while carried in, or on, the rental craft, including loss or damage by fire, water, theft or any other causes whatsoever. LESSEE expressly agrees to indemnify and hold LESSOR and its agents, affiliates and personnel, harmless of, from and against any and all loss, cost, damages, attorney fee and/or liability in connection with the enforcing of the forgoing rental contract by LESSOR, including expense incurred in connection with attempting to collect delinquent rent and in the event of suit by LESSOR, to recover possession of said rental property and/or to enforce any terms, conditions and/or provisions hereof. It is understood and agreed that Venue and any action hereunder shall be in the county of LESSOR. In the event of malfunction, breakdown, or if any defect is discovered after acceptance of the rental craft the LESSEE will immediately report it to LESSOR. Continued use of it shall be entirely at the LESSEE’S risk and thus LESSEE assumes all liability of injury and damage to all persons and property that may become involved by its continued use. LESSOR’S ability to provide a rental craft if reserved, is contingent upon and subject to the return of the unit by the previous lessee, or any other cause beyond LESSOR’S control. LESSOR reserves the right to cancel this rental agreement due to inclement or impending bad weather. Rental fees will be prorated based on time used. The rules and regulations contained herein and as posted in the office, on the craft and/or the grounds by the LESSOR are for the safety and welfare of all who use the facilities. The LESSEE certifies that he/she has read and understands said rules and regulations and further assumes the responsibility that his/her family and or guest(s) will obey the rules. Should any term or condition of Rental Agreement be held void or unenforceable, then that term shall be deemed severed from this Agreement and the unenforceable, then that term shall be deemed severed from this Agreement and the enforceability and the remainder shall not be affected and will remain in full force and effect. THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ON BOTH SIDES OF THIS CONTRACT CONTAINS THE ENTIRE UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN LESSEE AND LESSOR AND NO OTHER REPRESENTATION OR INDUCEMENT, ORAL OR WRITTEN, HAS BEEN MADE WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT. I (WE) HAVE READ ALL PAGES OF THE AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH ON BOTH SIDES; THAT I (WE) ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF A COPY OF THIS AGREEMENT. General List of Requirements: 1. You must be at least 18 years of age to rent from Vermilion Marina. If you were born after 1/1/1982, you must possess an Ohio Boaters Safety Card (which can be obtained at https://www.boat-ed.com/ohio/), or pass a 10-question multiple-choice quiz with 90% correct answers to pass. The quiz and the required 15-minute study guide are free. Taking the quiz online is more difficult and may cost money. But it will give you a permanent license. Getting it will save time every time you come! Here is the link to take the test ahead of time online: https://courses.boatus.org/course/id/BTUS100S 2. If you decide to not take the online quiz or acquire a boater’s license before the day of your rental and then are unable to pass the quiz at our location on the day of your rental, you will be required to find someone who can legally operate the vehicle. 3. You agree to strictly adhere to the driving guidelines listed below - DISTANCE You will keep a minimum distance of 300 feet between yourself and other watercraft at all times while operating the vehicle DRIVING AREA (Refer to illustration at the end of the agreement) You will stay within the designated driving area for your specific rental. This will be described to the customer prior to departure. Exercise extreme caution when driving up rivers. Boats are permitted to travel on very limited portions of a few rivers. LAWS You will not break any laws or local ordinances while operating the Jet Ski. This includes everything from illicit drugs to respecting idle speed zones. VERMILION RIVER IS A NO WAKE ZONE. YOU ARE NOT TO EXCEED IDLE SPEED UNTIL YOU ENTER LAKE ERIE. FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THIS LAW WILL RESULT IN YOU BEING TICKETED AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE. In addition to being ticketed, everyone in Vermilion will hate you. LIFE JACKETS The driver and passengers must have life jackets at arm’s reach from them at all times while underway. DRIVERS Only the driver(s) who have been declared in this agreement are permitted to operate the boat. No one may drive the boat who is below the age of 21 &/or has not completed a boater’s safety course. WEIGHT Refer to the specific weight limit for your vessel. You are responsible for knowing the weight of your group and their belongings. Number of passengers will not exceed the self-declared number above. TOWING No tubing, skiing, or any towed watersports activity is permitted without direct written consent from Vermilion Marina. We have an extensive offering of watersports items that may be rented with the boat at the customer’s discretion. SAFETY You will make every reasonable effort to keep yourself and the boat out of harm’s way. You will follow the rules of the water, keep a safety lanyard attached between you and the boat, and will remain in a safe driving position while underway. Vermilion Marina will provide you a 10 minute overview of the boat prior to departure. Throw cushions, fire extinguisher, and distress signals are not to be used for any purposes other than in the event of an emergency. Any equipment misused will have to be paid for in full. We provide safety equipment on board the watercraft. Anyone under the age of eight must wear a life vest at all times. All passengers must remain seated while the boat is underway. WEATHER You will immediately return to the marina if conditions deteriorate. We track the weather conditions very closely and will let you know what we think beforehand. We will not permit rentals to go out when waves exceed 3 ft. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule rentals due to adverse weather. SECURITY DEPOSIT We will hold a $500 deposit that will be refunded immediately upon return of the Boat in good condition. GASOLINE Rental must be returned with a full tank of gas or may opt to pay for it upon return to the marina. CLEANLINESS Any boats returned extremely muddy, dirty, with food bits and trash strewn about will be subject to an additional $50 cleaning charge. BOAT RETRIEVAL Any boats that Vermilion Marina must retrieve will be charged the full cost of towing in addition to a fee of $15 per mile from Vermilion, OH. Late fees will also be assessed if the rental is not returned before the end of its lease term. Your rental will not be refunded and your deposit will be lost if, on the day of the rental, you: Choose not to operate or cannot become legal to operate the vessel for whatever reason Fail to show up or show up too late to pass the boater’s safety quiz Consume ANY alcoholic beverages the day of the rental The boat must be retrieved (also subject to damage costs) Drive outside of the designated driving area Cancellation/Bad Weather Policy: If you choose to cancel your reservation at least 7 full days in advance of your rental time, we will try to re-book the boat. If we are able to, we will refund your rental fee, less a 15% handling fee. If you choose to cancel your reservation less than 7 days before your rental day, 50% of your rental fee will be retained. If you re-book (in the same season) we will apply your deposit to the new booking date. On occasion we may be forced to cancel any rentals for the day in the event of hazardous boating conditions. We will issue you a full refund, or reschedule your rental appointment. Late Fees: Late fees will be charged at a rate of $50 for every 10 minutes beyond the initial 10 minute grace period. Rest assured, if you arrive late, you will be charged this fee. Designated Driving Areas FOR JETSKIS (PWC's): Limited to coastal waters between Lorain in the East and Huron in the West. The mouths of each river will serve as the hard boundary line. Generally advised to stay with in 2-3 miles of shore. Strictly forbidden from driving more than 10 miles off the coast. Green Zone: Vermilion, Huron, Sandusky, Cedar Point, Kelley’s Island, Marblehead, Lorain, Avon Lake Blue Zone (Special Permission Required): Green Zone + Cleveland, Rocky River, The Flats, DO NOT go further east than the Cleveland breakwall Yellow Zone (Special Permission Required): Put-In-Bay, Catawba, Middle Bass, North Bass, DO NOT go further west than Rattlesnake and Green Islands, DO NOT GO TO ANY OF THE CANADIAN ISLANDS, THIS INCLUDES PELEE ISLAND, MIDDLE ISLAND, AND OTHER SMALL ISLANDS NORTH OF PUT-IN-BAY. Every boat in our rental fleet contains a GPS tracking device. Do not leave the safe driving area without direct written consent from Vermilion Marina. These cases will be incredibly rare and will require a very large security deposit. Drivers must stay within ten miles of shoreline at all times. Do not cross the maritime border with Canada without prior written consent from Vermilion Marina. Failure to comply will result in a $500 fine in addition to all legal fees associated with your illegal border crossing. The renter certifies that they have read and understood this rental agreement. The renter will legally operate this watercraft within these rules. The renter will assume full responsibility for any damage done to the vessel throughout the duration of the rental. The renter recognizes that the passengers alone are fully responsible for their own health and safety for the duration of the rental. 2021 Vermilion Marina Boat Rental Agreement