Date: May 20, 2024

Boat rental check-out and training

General boating safety


  1. Maintaining safe speed/monitor surroundings/drive defensively/no aggressive maneuvers
  2. Maintaining a safe distance from other boats, objects and people
  3. Do not enter the water without a lifejacket on, engine turned off and key removed
  4. Conduct a head count before starting the engine
  5. Always remain seated while the boat is in motion
  6. Absolutely no sitting on the bow, sides or stern
  7. Importance of attaching the engine shut-off cord/lanyard
  8. Engine start and shut-off procedures
  9. Dangers of CO2
  10. Refueling procedures and engine blower use (if applicable)
  11. Sound five blasts of the horn or whistle to signal danger or need for assistance
  12. Boats do not have brakes – stopping the engine will not stop the boat
  13. Proper boat anchoring procedures (if applicable)
  14. Navigation rules – local laws, regulations, hazards and navigational markers
  15. Towing sports safety, if allowed (i.e. water skiing, wake boarding, tubing)

Personal watercraft (PWC)

  1. Dangers of water being forced into body cavities from the jet thrust nozzle – wetsuit or wetsuit bottoms recommended
  2. Never apply throttle if any participants are in the water near the PWC
  3. Dangers of loose items (i.e. clothing, hair, stones, etc.) being sucked into the jet drive intake
  4. A life jacket must always be worn with kill switch lanyard attached
  5. Horseplay is never allowed – no spraying or splashing others; no wake or wave jumping
  6. Stopping the engine will not stop forward motion
  7. Steering control is lost when the throttle is released, or when the engine is shut off
  8. How to respond to a capsized PWC

Houseboat and pontoon boat

  1. Keep fingers free from gates and hinges when exiting the boat
  2. Proper use of navigation and anchor lights (houseboats only)
  3. Keep gates closed and participants seated inside the gated area at all times when engine is running
  4. Towing other boats is not permitted
  5. If the boat has an upper deck:
  • No one is allowed on the upper deck while the engine is running
  • No jumping from the upper deck
  • A spotter must be present when participants are on the upper deck or using the slide

I agree and understand


  1. I have received sufficient instruction and training, including, but not limited to, the pertinent areas listed above. I am prepared to safely operate the rented boat.
  2. All participants must complete and sign all rental forms; there are to be no additional participants after the checkout procedure is completed.
  3. Operation of the boat is not allowed by anyone that is under the influence of any legal or illegal drugs or alcohol.
  4. No boat operation from dusk to dawn.
  5. In addition to the terms noted above, I have been given an opportunity to ask any additional questions regarding the operation of the rented boat.
  6. I have been provided emergency contact information.

May 20, 2024

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