Happy Hour Boat Rentals, LLC.

 

This Boat Rental Agreement and Release (the “Lease”) is made and effective as of _____/_____, _____ (the “Effective Date”) by and between Happy Hour Boat Rentals, (the “Owner”) and _______________________, (the “Renter”). The Owner and the Renter may be referred to individually as a “Party” or collectively as the “Parties.”  Boat Owner agrees to rent the following boat (the “Boat”) to Renter, upon the condition that Renter agrees to all terms and conditions set forth below, including the release of claims, and evidences that agreement with his/her signature in the space provided.

 

Pontoon Boat / Surf Boat / Party Barge                   Lake Travis / Lake Austin              

Make:______________  Year:______________                                                                  Captain’s Initials:________                        
The Boat shall be rented for the time period and hourly rate specified as follows:

Date:____/____/____   Time out: ____:____am/pm        Time in:____:____am/pm

 

Extended Time: 30 / 60 / 90 / 120 / No Ext                                                            Captain’s Initials:________

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READ THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS FULLY AND CAREFULLY PRIOR TO SIGNING. THIS IS A LEGALLY VALID AND BINDING OBLIGATION TO RELEASE BOAT OWNER FROM ALL KNOWN AND UNKNOWN OBLIGATIONS, AND TO INDEMNIFY COMPANY AGAINST CLAIMS BROUGHT AGAINST IT BASED UPON YOUR USE OF THE BOAT. THIS INSTRUMENT AFFECTS IMPORTANT LEGAL RIGHTS.

Release and Waiver of Claims.

For valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged Renter does hereby remise, release, and forever discharge Boat Owner, Boat Owner’s agents, servants, successors, heirs, executors, administrators and personal representatives, of and from all, and all manner of, actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, debts, dues, contracts, judgments, damages, claims, and demands whatsoever in law or equity, which Renter ever had, now has, or which Renter’s heirs, executors, administrators or personal representatives hereafter can, shall, or may have for or by reason of any matter, cause, or thing whatsoever arising out of this Agreement; out of the use (misuse, or abuse) of the Boat; or in any way arising out of the rental relationship between Renter and Boat Owner.
Indemnification

For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Renter hereby expressly agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Boat Owner, Boat Owner’s agents, servants, successors, heirs, executors, administrators and personal representatives against all suits, actions, claims, demands, or damages that arise out of Renter’s use, misuse or abuse of the Boat.

 

Terms and Conditions


1.  Assumption of Risk.  Renter acknowledges that the activities for which the Boat is designed include inherent dangers, including the risk of bodily injury and/or death.  Renter assumes and accepts all risks associated with the use of the Boat.                          

 

2. Acceptable Use. Renter shall at all times observe and adhere to any rules and guidelines posted by Boat Owner, and any applicable laws or regulations.  Renter shall be responsible at all time for the safety of any and all passengers in the Boat.

 

3.  Condition of Boat upon Return.  The Renter shall return the Boat to the designated docking area clean, free of garbage and debris, and in the same condition as it was in when given to Renter, excepting ordinary wear and tear.  Renter shall be responsible for any damage caused to the Boat during the rental period.  Boat Owner shall retain any portion (or all) of Renter’s security deposit as necessary to cover repairs for such damages. The owner reserves the right to charge the card on file, immediately, for the amount of repair or replacement due to damages caused by the renter or any passengers listed below, up to $1000.00. To the extent that damages to the Boat exceed the amount of the security deposit, Renter shall be billed by Boat Owner for the full amount of damages caused by Renter during the rental period, including reasonable attorney’s fees.

                                                                                                                                                                                               

4. Children.  Any children under the age of 14 in the boat must wear a life jacket at all times. (Parents are responsible for supplying life vest for all children under the age of 2 years old).

 

5.  Photo/ Video Consent.  “Happy Hour Boat Rentals” reserves the right to use any and all photos, video, and audio for promotional purposes, up to and including use on all social media pages, websites, banners, and any other platforms used by “Happy Hour Boat Rentals” and its associates.


 

6. Unsafe Use.  If at any time Boat Owner determines that Renter has engaged in an unsafe or hazardous use of the Boat, Boat owner may immediately terminate the rental with no refund.  Upon termination, the Boat will be returned to the designated docking area immediately.  If the rental is terminated for unsafe or hazardous use, Renter will not be refunded his/her security deposit.  Boat Owner shall determine, in its sole discretion, whether any behavior or activity is “unsafe or hazardous.” Boat Owner/ Representative shall immediately terminate the rental if: any persons on the Boat become intoxicated or show signs of intoxication, and risk the safety of themselves or any persons on the boat, or causing damage to the Boat.

 

 7.  Late Return.  If Renter causes the return of the Boat to the designated docking area more than 15 minutes after the predetermined “Time In,” Renter shall be charged at the hourly rate for the appropriate amount of excess time. 

 

 8.  Prohibited Activities.  Renter shall not violate any of the following rules and regulations during his/her operation of the Boat:

 

  • There is NO SMOKING while on the Boat.

  • There are no alcoholic beverages or consumption of alcohol while operating the Boat.  Boat Owner reserves the right to inspect any coolers, bags or other containers belonging to the Renter or any of the Renter’s passengers.

  • There are NO GLASS CONTAINERS permitted on the Boat

  • NO HARD LIQUOR permitted on the boat

  • There are no pets permitted on the Boat

  • There is no docking of the Boat at any location other than the Boat Owner’s designated docking area, except in the case of emergency.

  • No standing while the Boat is in motion.

  • All passengers in the front of the boat must be seated in the seats while the boat is in motion.

 

9. Any and all tickets issued by law enforcement, which are a direct result of any passenger not obeying the law, will be the sole responsibility of the renter.

 

10: Cancellation Policy. Full Refund up to 7 days before booking date.

  • $100 deposit for weekday rentals (Mon-Thur) is non-refundable if 7 days or less before the booking date. Remainder will be refunded.

  • $200 deposit for weekend rentals (Fri-Sun) is non-refundable if 7 days or less before the booking date. Remainder will be refunded.

  • 50% of Total Booking Amount (weekday/weekend rentals) is non-refundable if 72 hours from your booking time.

  • 100% of the total (weekday/weekend rentals) bill is non-refundable if less than 72 hrs. before the booking start time, unless for weather conditions.
    *(see weather policy below).

  • Weather: Full Refund for INCLEMENT weather determined by Happy Hour Boat Rentals/Driver.

  • If the rental has started and weather and/or rain moves in, it’s at the driver’s sole discretion to cancel the booking or wait out the weather until it passes. If rain lasts more than 30min during a booking, then the booking can be canceled by the client or driver. Any cancellation due to weather after the booking has started will receive a prorated refund from the time, they left the dock to the time they are returned to the dock, NOT when it starts raining.
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Renter, and all passengers, have read and understand all of the terms, conditions and rules set forth above, and agree to all terms without reservation.

Renter: (Print Full Name) ___________________________________________________

_______________________________________ (Sign) __________________________________(Date)

Company Representative: (Sign) ___________________________________________

Passengers:

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Rental-Liability Waiver

 
 
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