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YOUR OHIO PONTOON BOAT RENTAL HEADQUARTERS

1​​​​​​​​INDIAN LAKE PONTOON BOAT RENTALS

Indian Lake's largest & best priced pontoons!      

- 13 pontoons to rent...more than any lake in Ohio

-full days from 10:00-5:00...$29/HR additional till 9:00 if needed

​-only $200 damage deposit...why pay an additional $500-$600 upfront?

​-the BEST PRICES at Indian lake... fishing pontoons from $159

NOTICE: YOUR RESERVATION PAYMENT IS SAFE!BECAUSE OF THE VIRUS ANY RESERVATION, ALTHOUGH NON-REFUNDABLE, WILL GLADLY BE MOVED TO A LATER DATE IN THE BOATING SEASON AND/OR EVEN THROUGH 2022!

PLANNING FOR YOUR 2021 VACATION??

==>CHECK  OUT THESE LIMITED TIME DEALS GOOD TILL May 31<=

Book any 2 full M-Th weekdays for just $359.....OR book two weekend days and get the third day for just $150!!! 

                           **Good for all 2021 dates except holiday weeks and special events.     


2021 RENTAL RATES

********ALERT-  MEMORIAL DAY AND  JULY 4th  WEEK ALREADY OVER 50% BOOKED AND THE WEEKEND 75-80% BOOKED. 

Cruising Pontoons (20ft-24ft   w/40hp-90hp engines)

         Daily                              Weekly
           (10-5)                         from $975 & up
  weekday (M-Th) 
      $199                                   
  weekend (F-Sun)                                             

      $289* (see below)   

                     
**==>NOTICE FOR 2021:  

-No 1/2 day rentals this year; also

-2 day WEEKEND rentalsminimum or more from Memorial day week through Labor Day week (ex: Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday). 

-Single weekend day rentals will be booked only prior to May 25 or after May 25 (if available) and within 7 days prior to rental. Ex: as early as June 5th for a June 12th rental etc..

**STATE LAW requires that DRIVER must have an Ohio boaters license or be born before 1/1/82

*We DO NOT offer cash/refunds .  We offer rental gift certificates good for 1 year for cancellations 5 or more days before your rental, or for inclement weather or mechanical issues ONLY during the day of your rental.

**MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY on cruising pontoons under is 8....infants or adults...total.
***PET POLICY $75 (per pet; 2 max.) refundable pet deposit for each pet.  20 lb maximum. Non shedding pets only. Deposit forfeited if any damage OR evidence of pet remains (hair etc). Additional charges/fees may be assessed if damage exceeds deposit amount.

****TUBING POLICIES

==>SKI/TUBE RENTAL POLICY CHANGE. In light of several problems and  accidents in Ohio, our insurance WILL NOT allow us to rent skis or tubes this year.

We also will now NOT allow renters to bring a skis or a tube.
***** NO EXCEPTIONS*****


TO MAKE A RESERVATION, SIMPLY  TEXT (PREFERRABLY) OR CALL THE NUMBERS BELOW WITH YOUR NAME, DESIRED RENTAL

DATE(S), NUMBER IN YOUR PARTY AND DESTINATION LAKE.

   
Indian Lake call/text(937) 843 - BOAT (2628)
Grand Lake/St. Marys  (419) 586 - BOAT (2628)
email:  pontoondealer@aol.com


Pontoon Boat Rental Agreement
1THE OWNER:     
 MK Ventures, LLC dba/INDIAN LAKE, GRAND LAKE & BUCKEYE PONTOON RENTALS

 THE RENTER:  The legal pontoon driver/responsible party and name texted at the bottom of this rental contract

2. Boat is rented without exception in “as-is” condition.

2.1 Owner/Agent and Renter will inspected this pontoon prior to rental.     

                                
3. CONDITION OF PONTOON (AND MOTOR)

3.1 The Owner states that to the best of his knowledge and belief that above-described pontoon (and motor) is in sound and safe condition and free of any known defects or faults which would affect its safe and reliable operation under normal use.

3.2 The Owner further states that lifesaving and safety equipment are aboard the pontoon and in reasonable order and condition at the time of delivery to the Renter for this pontoon rental agreement.   The Renter further agrees/admits that they will inspect the pontoon and lifesaving and safety equipment on board the boat to his/her satisfaction and agrees that they are satisfactory with the regulations pertaining to his intended of use of the pontoon; otherwise Renter will not rent until everything satisfactory.

3.3 RENTER FUEL - Renter is responsible for replacing boat FUEL to the boat while renting and upon final fill up directly prior to return.

4. QUALIFICATIONS OF RENTER:

4.1 The Renter states that he/she is physically and legally qualified to operate the above-described boat. Renter further signs that he/she has pontoon and watercraft experience sufficient to operate this pontoon in a safe manner to both pontoon and passengers. No operator other than texting renter on bottom of this rental contract will be allowed to operate this pontoon. Renter either has an Ohio (or reciprocal state) boaters license or was born before 1982 as is State law.

5. RENTAL PERIOD: Listed on reservation text


5.1 WEATHER CERTIFICATE
As with most all boat rental companies, we cannot predict the weather. Should weather prevent you from being on the water prior to your rental period, we will issue a “rain/weather” certificate for the period of time you are inconvenienced & is good for 1 yr. A FUTURE FORECAST CALLING FOR BAD WEATHER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A BAD WEATHER RAIN CHECK. Text your contact person on the bottom of your reservation text (not the office ) for weather updates or to receive ok for rain check. Drizzle, cold or wind does NOT constitute bad weather too severe to boat. By choosing to go out on your rental for even a minute, you choose to use your full rental instead of receiving a rain check.  If conditions make it dangerous to either the the pontoon and/or our renters. we will immediately call you in or call you to park for safety. 

PLEASE CHECK weather the evening prior to your rental date as conditions change day to day, 

6. RENTAL RATE:The amount paid and listed on your reservation text

7. RULES AND EXCLUSIONS WHICH WILL RESULT IN FORFEIT OF DEPOSIT:

N O   S M O K I N G   ON ANY PONTOON RENTAL.  EVIDENCE OF SMOKING WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE FORFEIT OF ALL DEPOSIT (or $250) WITH NO EXCEPTION.

7.1 The rented boat shall not be used to carry passengers or property for hire.

7.2 The rented boat shall not be used to carry passengers in excess of the capacity....the amount listed on the passenger/weight guide of each pontoon.  MK Ventures limit is a maximum of 8 total including operator.

7.3 The rented boat shall not be used to carry passengers, goods or materials in excess of the rated passenger/weight carrying capacity of the boat.

7.4 The rented boat shall not be used to push, propel or tow another boat, barge or any other thing without the written permission of the Owner.

 ** The renter shall not pull skis, floatation devices or any objects behind the pontoon without written permission.

7.5 The rented boat (and motor) shall not be used for any race or in any competition.

7.6 The rented boat (and motor) shall not be used for any illegal purpose.

7.7 The Renter shall not operate the boat (or motor) in a negligent manner.

7.8 The rented boat (or motor) shall not be operated by any other person other than the Renter stipulated in 1.2 above without the written permission of the Owner.

7.9 DARKNESS: PONTOON SHALL NOT BE DRIVEN BETWEEN DUSK AND DAWN.

7.10 CITATIONS: RENTER SHALL PAY ANY CITATIONS/TICKETS TO DRIVER AND OWNER RESULTING FROM CONTRACT VIOLATIONS OR BOATER NEGLIGENCE

8. INSURANCE:

8.1 Since additional insurance coverage is not available for purchase from owner, the renters hereby agree that they shall be held totally and fully responsible for the safety of all passengers or for any and all loss of or damage to the pontoon or equipment or motor during the term of this Boat Rental Agreement whether caused by collision, weather related damage, damage and/or vandalism inflicted by the renter or others while Renters have possession and control of the pontoon, except those (pontoon only) which shall be determined to be caused by a fault or defect of the boat or equipment or motor.

NO OWNER INSURANCE IS PROVIDED FOR RENTER INJURY OR NEGLIGENCE


9. DEPOSIT:

9.1 The Renter further agrees to furnish a deposit of $250 using the same debit/credit card used to reserve the pontoon , and said deposit will be used and deposited only in the event of loss of or damage to the boat or equipment or motor during the term of this Boat Rental Agreement, UNPAID GAS, or to defray fully or partially the cost of necessary repairs or replacement.

9.2 Obviously, should repairs be needed to damage in excess of deposit, Renter will immediately supply such funds to make such repairs. If credit card is used for either payment of pontoon rental or deposit, Renter gives owner irrevocable permission to use that credit card to pay for repairs.

9.3 In the absence of damage or loss, said deposit shall be returned to renter. Credit cards will be returned when done or deposits credited back the deposit….which sometimes may take a few days depending on the cardholder bank.

9.4 PET DEPOSIT: 20 pounds and under non shedding dogs only on our pontoons with a maximum of 2 dogs. A $75 per dog refundable deposit will be charged to your reservation at reservation time. Refunds given along with your damage deposit provided zero evidence of the dog(s) exist upon departure from the pontoon. 



9.5 CHECK GAS IN TANK: Gas guages and radios are the first things to malfunction on a rental pontoon. Although it is easy to tell whether a radio is functioning, it is not always easy to guage/guesstimate the amount of fuel with a malfunctioning gas guage  As we cannot always keep up with said repairs, we STRONGLY SUGGEST that if driving the pontoon more than half of the time you stop to top off the tank as a preventative measure. 


10. BOAT, EQUIPMENT, MOTOR MECHANICAL FAILURE OR DAMAGE REPLACEMENT

10.1 The Renter understands and agrees in the unlikely event a boat shall have a mechanical and/or equipment failure and/or damage rendering it inoperable or unsafe/unreliable, the Owner operator shall exchange the rented boat for another boat, spare boat or whatever is still available at the time of the occurrence. As these things happen and are unintentional,  we WILL OFFER a pro-rata (the amount of time for your inconvenience vs the length of your rental) amount for  wait time, time incurred with towing, or exchange and prep time. Further, we CANNOT GUARANTEE and NO REFUNDS will be given if the replacement boat is not the same make/model/age/condition, and whether it has the same features or amenities.  Our goal is to get you back on the water boating.

11. RETURN OF BOAT, EQUIPMENT, MOTOR

11.1 The Renter hereby agrees to return the above-described boat, equipment and motor to the Owner at the address indicated at your rental departure. no later than the length of time spelled out on Renter reservation text,  or an additional $30 per hour will be charged. 

11.2 The credit card will be charged or deposit will be used if items are missing or gas is not filled to initial rental level.


12.  MANDATORY REQUIRED TEXT AGREEMENT/CONFIRMATION/CONSUMMATION BACK TO RENTAL OFFICE TEXT #  __(937)843-2628__
The following needs to immediately be TEXTED back to the rental office within 48 hours reservation text. The below text constitutes a binding acknowledgement and agreement to all the rules and regulations of the pontoon rental contract. Please text back the language below:

+++>>      I am the pontoon driver/responsible renter party, and hereby fully understand, agree to and will abide by each and every term/condition/stipulation of the pontoon rental contract appearing on indianlakepontoons.com. {NAME}   {DATE texted}

***the above language must be sent by the same text number that received the pontoon reservation text so that it accompanies the reservation text on the same text string.