You get full use of the vessel you have rented.
All safety equipment is included. Ask an Associate about Safety equipment when you arrive and board the boat!
All Rental Boats will have a full tank of fuel when you arrive. You will pay for the fuel you use at the end of your rental.
However, we suggest brining your own Life Jacket/PDF that your child is used to.
We do provide Life Jackets for children under 90 lbs. All Adult Life Jackets (90lbs. and over) are already on the rental boat. There are 3 weight classes for children’s life jackets, Infant 0-30lbs., Toddlers 30-50 lbs., and Children 50-90 lbs.
Florida State Law requires that children under 6 years of age are required to wear a Life Jacket/PDF at all times while the boat is underway.
~ “Underway” Means anytime except when the vessel is anchored, moored, docked, or aground. ~
We suggest making a reservation either online, over the phone, or In-Person stop by Today. We Are Happy to Help with your Next on the Water Adventure!
For Same Day reservations; we recommend, booking at least 1 hour before you want to go out on the boat.
Weekends are very busy so booking in advance will typically insure that you have a boat available when you want it.
Carefree Boat Club & Anchorage Boat Rental Associates go to lunch from 12p.m.-1p.m.
Our Rental Area encompasses the majority of the Space Coast and is home to a diverse marine ecosystem. As you Navigate the Indian River, Intercostal Waterway, and Banana River. You can expect to see Stunning sights and wildlife that include; Dolphins, Pelicans, Manatees, Osprey, & More.
This area is great for your next on the water Adventure; cruising, *tubing, swimming, exploring islands, there are few things you can’t do when you rent a boat with us!
There are several on the water restaurants that we recommend:
The Islands & Sandbar to ask about:
We Recommend Bringing:
*Tubing: See WE DO NOT, Anchorage Boat Rentals DOES NOT RENT TUBES, TOW LINES, OR BRIDLES.
Carefree Boat Club of Melbourne & Anchorage Boat Rentals define their Rental Area as:
(* IF THERE IS A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, RESERVATIONS & RENTALS MUST BE CANCELLED. Anchorage Boat Rentals can; reschedule your rental, give a gift card, or issue a full refund.)
WE DO NOT OFFER RENTAL INSURANCE! THE PERSON WHO RENTS THE BOAT (THE RENTER) IS RESPONSIBLE FINANCIALLY FOR ALL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THEIR NEGLIGIENCE.
Please ask an Associate about Prop Replacement Mitigation Cost.
Safety is Carefree Boat Club of Melbourne and Anchorage Boat Rentals #1 Priority.
Carefree Boat Club of Melbourne requires that all members acquire their Florida Boating License & complete on water training before taking any boat out by themselves.
Anchorage Boat Rentals requires that Renters have either their Florida Boating License (Equivalent to.) or the Florida State Approved Rental Course
Boating Safety Links:
Rental Area Fine: If a Renter Navigates outside of the defined “Rental Area” there will be a $50.00 Charge Added at the end of Rental.
Late fee: For Every 15 Minutes Past the end of a Rental or 4p.m. (Hours of Operation) there will be a $50.00 Charge Added at the end of Rental.
Rescue Fee: If Carefree Boat Club of Melbourne or Anchorage Boat Rentals has to come get the Renter & Passengers; There is a $100.00/Per Hour Charge, as well as, an additional Fuel Expense for the Rescue Boat added at the end of Rental.
Grounding Fee: If the Rental Boat is run aground there is a $100.00 Charge Added at the end of Rental.
Failure to Answer: If an Associate attempts to Call or Text a Renter with no response before the end of a Rental or Hours of Operation. There will be a $20.00 Charge Added at the end of Rental.
Prop Replacement Mitigation Cost: For $35.00 Anchorage Boat Rentals will hold the Renter Harmless for any Damage to the Prop incurred during the rental.
We are open 7 days a week 9:00a.m.- 4p.m.
* We are Closed: New Year’s Eve (Half Day), New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Eve (Half Day), Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (Half Day), Christmas Day, & The Day After Christmas.