Rental Policies

Blue Creek Policies

Safety First!

The safety of our customers is first and foremost! This five minute video provides an intro for new boaters and a refresher for the seasoned boaters. Please ensure to watch the video before renting!

Frequently Asked Questions

All boats have to be picked up at Harbor Pointe Marina.

All you need to rent a boat is a driver’s license,
a major credit card, and previous boating experience, and be at least 25 years of
age. We always recommend that you bring a fully charged cell phone in case of

It is recommended that you arrive for your rental at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time to ensure the entire rental time is allotted. This will allow time for check-in, loading onto the boat, and going over the operation & safety presentation. Rental times cannot be extended due to late arrivals.

We do not have any Captain’s that work for us.

Yes. Anyone in your group may drive the boat as long as they are at least 25 years old, have a valid boater’s license on file with Blue Creek Rentals, and have taken a boater safety course.

Yes. There is no open container law, but remember, the DUI laws are even more strict for boat drivers than they are on the road.

Yes, the boats are supplied with all required safety equipment.

No, they are available for purchase in marina shops adjacent to the check-in.

By Law, children eight years old or younger are required to wear a life jacket at all times. Also, Blue Creek Boat Rentals requires any guest who is mentally or physically impaired, elderly, medicated, intoxicated or those who are not strong swimmers to wear a life jacket at all times.

You are allowed to go anywhere within Lake Martin but no farther than River North Marina. Click here to view a map of the boundary line.

Our pontoon boats are equipped with bimini tops covering part of the boat.

The maximum number of passengers is 12 for the Barletta Tritoons and 11 for the Crest Triple Pontoon. Each boat type has a specific maximum passenger and a weight capacity that may not be exceeded at any time. Every person onboard counts toward the total capacity, and children count the same as adults, regardless of their weight or size. Please refer to the Rental information page to view the passenger & weight capacity for each boat.

We offer full-day rentals (up to 8 hours) per day. There is a specific departure & return time that must be followed when making a reservation. Rentals begin at 9 am unless otherwise specified. You may select other pick-up times of 9 am, 10 am,11 am, or 12 pm, but all boats must be returned by 4:30 pm CT, and you will still be charged for a full-day rental. If you are renting for multiple days,you may keep the boat until your return date at 4:30 pm CT.

Yes. Our boats are equipped with AM/FM stereos. Also, all our boats are equipped with AUX and Bluetooth inputs.

Each rental boat leaves the dock with a full tank of fuel. Once the boat is returned and refueled, the renter is responsible for the amount of fuel consumed during the rental time. If the boat is brought back unfueled, the cost of gas will be charged to the card on file, along with a $25 fee.

We will issue a refund based on the amount of time lost.

Rental Contract

After reviewing our safety and policies, please fill out this rental contract. You can download it here and submit with your rental.