You must be 25 years of age, with a valid driver’s license and credit card in your name.
The state of Missouri requires that all people born after January 1, 1984 must have a boating safety card either from Missouri or your own state to operate anything on the water with a motor. You can go online to https://www.boat-ed.com/ to take the test.
NO! Our insurance allows the boats to be driven during daylight hours only.
4 or 8 Hour Rentals: NO LATER THAN 48 hours prior to scheduled rental date – minus $75 processing fee
Multi-Day Rentals: NO LATER THAN 5 days prior to scheduled multi-day rental date – minus $75 processing fee.
Failure to notify ABR within said time will result in the loss of rental deposit.
You must call and speak to a staff member to cancel. No messages, texts or emails will be accepted.
In case of inclement weather, both parties must agree upon what defines inclement weather the day of rental, to refund the deposit (minus $75 processing fee). If you have already taken possession of your rental, you have taken responsibility and weather interruptions, or early returns, will not justify a deposit refund
Late charge is $5 per minute after scheduled return time, and $75 per 15 minutes late. If “no call” /“no show” at fifteen minutes, Water Patrol will be notified and will begin search for your group.
All boats are inspected prior to departing, with an agreement signed by the customer and the dock person on duty. The boat will be inspected again upon return.
In order to confirm a reservation we need to run a credit card for $300.
$50 of the $300 deposit is nonrefundable. It will be used for the protection plan for any damages between $300-$2,000. Any damages over $2,000 is the customers responsibility and litigation, including attorney fees, but not limited to attorney fees. If there are no damages, the customer will be refunded $250.
Refund of deposit issued within 24 hours of rental return pending no damages. IT IS UP TO YOUR BANK ON WHEN THEY RELEASE THE FUNDS BACK TO YOU, WE DO NOT CONTROL YOUR BANK. It may take up to 14 business days to appear on card.
Arrive 30 minutes before rental time for contract and instructions. Please be considerate and have guests ready to go upon arrival. Arriving late just cuts into your time on the water. You are responsible for rental time booked regardless of arriving later or returning early. NO EXCEPTIONS NO REFUNDS
NO. Gas tank is full when you leave. Upon return, you will need to pay to refill the tank full.
Adults and youths over the age of 2 do not need to bring life jackets, they are provided with rental. You will need to provide a life jacket for youth 2 and under. Children under the age of 7 are required to wear a life jacket on boat at all times.
To hire a captain, you can contact Lake of the Ozarks Captains Association at LOTOCaptain.com.
LOTOCA Captains can offer:
- Convenience – We make your ride on Lake of the Ozarks easy.
- Safety – A US Coast Guard licensed Captain is trained to make your ride safe, so relax and enjoy!
- Fun – LOTOCA Captains can make your ride easy, so you can do what you came here for – TO HAVE FUN!
- Experience – LOTOCA Captains have knowledge of lake history, fun facts.