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Have a blast on beautiful Lake Gaston! Our 2022 Viranda Vistaview 150HP Tritoon rips at over 30mph with a light crew, and even fully loaded with 13 persons there's plenty of power to tow the included tubes, wakeboard, or kneeboard. If you're never ridden a Tritoon before, you're in for a treat. Tritoons handle like a hull boat with tight cornering and performance, but like all pontoons, they're hugely spacious. Multiple families can spend all day on the water in comfort, especially when you throw out the huge Lily Pad. It's like your go-anywhere private island. Cruise to Eaton Ferry for dinner on the water, pull up to Goat Island for beach and BBQ, or drop anchor at one of the many quiet coves to splash and sunbathe. Boat comes with 6 adult life jackets, 4 youth, 4 child, and 1 infant jacket. NOTE: Two-day minimum rental. For use at your own dock. Pickup and drop-off at Eaton Ferry Marina. TOYS The wake board is adjustable and should fit most teenagers/adults. The kneeboard is the easiest to use for beginners. There are two tubes: a two-person model with chair back and a disc-type that can be ridden with one or two people. Lastly, we have a 6'x12' floating island you can tether to the boat (when still, do NOT drag it) or your dock. These items are big and bulky, so leave whatever you do aren't using at home. There are two ropes provided. The stretchy one is for the tubes. The taut one is for skiing/boarding. Have fun! If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Send Booking Inquiry” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
We had a superior experience renting with Gene. This is a fantastic boat with all the toys, perfect for our large group. Gene was highly communicative about the rental, and he and his on-site liaison made for seamless pickup and drop-off. We will rent with Gene again, and highly recommend both the boat and the owner to anyone looking for a great experience on Lake Gaston.
Gene's boat is great and is the nicest pontoon we have rented on Lake Gaston. It's in great shape, can pull tubes for the kids, and is a breeze to drive. And it's surprisingly really good on gas I found. Crystal who helped us with the pickup and drop-off was great to work with and very easy to get ahold of. We had a great time and would recommend Gene's boat to anyone else. Hope to be back!
Boat was absolutely fabulous! It was much bigger then I expected and even with "toys" on board we had plenty of room. My family had soooooo much fun! It added so much to our vacation! The Boating Manager was great and easy to communicate with. Overall we just had a great time and wouldn't bother looking elsewhere for a rental when we return to the area!
This was a great experience, allowing us to have the boat delivered right to the home with all equipment as promised. Communication went very smoothly and the boat was in fantastic shape! Would definitely rent from them again!
Boat has a great sound system. Really easy to captain. Had all the toys which made life really easy. Crystal who coordinated to pick up and drop off, was extremely helpful. I would definitely rent this boat again.
As a missionary kid, I grew up in the Caribbean and love the water. My wife and I have five children and are looking forward to years of Summer fun on the lake. We hope you'll have as much fun on "The Mackerel" as we do!
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Full refund up to 14 days prior.
RENTAL DETAILS Check-in / check-out times are 9am and 4pm. Rental is a two day-minimum, so 9am Monday to 4pm Tuesday, for example, or 4pm Monday to 9am Wednesday. Guests of our AirBnB will pickup and return the boat at our neighborhood dock, slip 1. Anyone else using the boat will pick it up from and return it at Washburn's Marina, 2192 River Rd, Henrico, NC 27842. If your dock is nearby, we may be able to deliver it directly to your home rather than meet at Washburn's. The property manager will meet you on site to complete an orientation of the boat and do pre and post walkthroughs. To honor the property manager's time, late arrivals will be charged $1 per minute after a 5 minute grace period. Per NC Law, any operators born after 1988 will need to show proof of a valid boater's license. The boat will start with a full tank of gas and must be returned full, so be sure to bring a credit card with you on the water. Washburn's is about 10 minutes from our dock by boat. HELPFUL WARNINGS 1. DON'T beach the vessel as hidden rocks could damage the hull and propeller. There are public docks at Goat Island and several other spots, but the easiest and most fun option is to pick any quiet cove you want to toss out the anchor and swim from the boat. 2. The bimini MUST be lowered to go under any of the bridges. We didn't know this and tore it off our very first day on the water. Don't repeat our dumb mistake! 3. ALWAYS keep the motor fully lowered. Lake Gaston is deep. You will never have to raise the motor, and running the motor out of the water will burn it up and cause thousands of dollars of damage in seconds. 4. NEVER have the motor on while swimming. The only thing between the propeller and you is water. Make sure it's off. We charge a $500 security deposit. At check-in and out, the property manager will look at the bimini, prop, seats, and toys/accessories. As long as there's no damage and the gas tank is full, you're good to go! Please take all trash with you, make sure all the accessories and toys are stowed where you found them, and generally leave it ready for the next guest.