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Summersville Lake Pontoon Boat Rentals

Summersville Lake Pontoon Boats

Contact Free Boat Rentals

In response to the current COVID 19 situation, our pontoon boat rental procedure has been changed to conform to the social distancing guidelines set by the CDC and WV State Health Authorities. Rest assured that all of our watercraft and equipment is thoroughly disinfected/sanitized between every rental.

With our Office/Gift Shop now having a maximum occupancy of two (2) people at a time, following the contact free check in process to pick up your pontoon boat will ensure that you and your crew will be able to spend most of your time where you want to be…out on the lake!

Please download liability releases from the boat rental page of our website to be completed/signed by every member of your crew prior to the day of arrival and dated for the day of rental. All minors must have parent or legal guardian’s signature.

Read, sign, scan or copy releases into an email and send to our office prior to arrival which minimizes the amount of paper that needs to be done the morning of your rental. Pre-arrangement of the rental deposit along with copies of the Boat Captains and/or the person towing the watercraft’s drivers license and vehicle insurance card sure will speed things up in the morning also.

Allowing your crew to form a line to enter the gift shop in the morning will not be conducive to getting your watercraft out on the water in a timely fashion. We suggest encouraging them to browse the shop when you return in the afternoon. We will be extending out gift shop hours in the evenings on busy weekends to accommodate that last minute tshirt or whatever catches your eye to take home a memory of a great day that you and your crew had on Summersville Lake.

Search from among spectacular cliffs and coves for that perfect spot to play...  or find your own private vantage point to kick back and take in the scenery, from aboard the deck of our New Bennington Pontoon Boats.  The best all around family friendly watercraft in our rental fleet, these “floating patios” provide unbeatable comfort and elbow room.  With bimini tops and gated enclosed railings, toddlers feel safe while exploring the outdoors.  Bennington Boats

Pontoon RetnalsSpacious seating and deck areas are very suitable for diving and climbing groups and we encourage folks to play hard. All of our watercraft are clean and well equipped with plush upholstered sun decks, and boarding ladders.  We also provide properly sized life jackets for everyone on board and any necessary safety equipment and instruction to ensure a safe and memorable day on the water. Towing from boat, gas grills and alcohol are prohibited on boats, no exceptions.  All boating participants are required to sign a liability release waiver prior to boarding watercraft.  We are pet friendly (additional fee).  Our Boats run Rain or Shine.  No refunds or credit given for changes in your plans or the weather, we do however recommend traveler's insurance.

 

Boat Safety

All motorized Boat Captains in the state of West Virginia must present a safe boater course completion certificate, or attend an onsite boater safety orientation and an instructor can issue you a safe boater certificate valid for the day of your rental. You can also go online at www.boatus.org/westvirginia for a free course. 

All Boat Captains shall be a licensed driver over the age of 25 years, with current vehicle insurance, $1,000 on a Mastercard, VISA, Discover or American Express for a damage deposit that will be pre-authorized before your rental.  Must have adequate tow vehicle with a Class II hitch or better and have tow/trailer competency. 

Pontoon Boat Weight Limit: The total load cannot exceed ten (10) people or 1,345 lbs, whichever is reached first. This means that the maximum number of people allowed onboard is ten, regardless of size or age, along with everything that you bring on board with you.   Total Load = People plus Gear

10 Passenger Pontoon $375 plus tax and fuel      Pet Fee $25 per pet (max 2)

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Summersville Lake Kayaks,Canoes,SUP Boards

New Contact Free Boat Rentals

In response to the current COVID 19 Situation, our pontoon boat rental procedure has been changed to conform to the social distancing guidelines set by the CDC and WV State Health Authorities.  Rest assured that all of our watercraft and equipment is thoroughly disinfected/sanitized between every rental.

With our Office/Gift Shop now having a minimum occupancy of two (2) people at a time, following the contact free check in process to pick up your pontoon boat will ensure that you and your crew will be able to spend most of your time where you want to be...out on the lake!

Please download signed liability releases into an email and send to our office prior to your arrival which minimizes the amount of paperwork that nees to be done the morning of your rental.  Pre-arrangement of the rental deposit along with copies of the Boat Captain's and/or the person towing the watercraft's drivers license and vehicle insurance card sure will speed things up in the morning also.

Allowing your crew to form a line to enter the gift shop in the morning will not be conducive to getting your watercraft out on the water in a timely fashion.  We suggest encouraging them to browse the shop when you return in the afternoon.  We will be extending our gift shop hours in the evenings on busy weekends to accommodate the last minute t-shirt or whatever catches your eye to take home a memory of a great day that you and your crew had on Summersville Lake.

If quiet solitude of an unspoiled cove is what you are looking for than, a self propelled boat is an excellent choice.

Years of paddling experience has helped us in choosing well built comfortable solo and tandem kayaks and canoes that are well known for their stability and handling characteristics. Our kayaks have adjustable high backed folding seats and extra large rolled edge cockpits for easy entry and excellent lumbar support when cruising.  Our high volume canoes can comfortably accommodate two adult paddlers with enough center room for child, dog or gear . . . without being overloaded.

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All of our paddleboat hulls feature a heel to toe keel design that allows for great tracking and is well suited for lake conditions. Even in an occasional crosswind, you will find this type of hull less exhausting than other boats that you may have tried in the past, and their polyethylene construction is much more forgiving than fiberglass, which makes them ideal for exploring our uniquely rugged cliff shorelines.

Stand up Paddle Board Couple

 

Stand up Paddle Boards in a variety of sizes for a sensation of freedom out on the water like no other.  Stand Up Paddle Boarding improves balance, works core muscles and promotes perfect posture so it is more than just a fun way to see more of the horizon than traditional kayaking.dog man on paddle board

 

 

 

Boaters must be a licensed driver 18 years of age or older, with current vehicle insurance, (you will be transporting to and from the lake), and we have tie downs, straps and foam blocks for you to use.  Also required is a $100 Security Deposit on a MasterCard, VISA, Discover or American Express.

Solo Kayak ~ $45/4 hours or $65/8 hours
Tandem Kayak or Canoe ~ $65/4 hours or $85/8 hours

Stand Up Paddle Boards ~ $45/4 hours or $65/8 hours


10% off for 3 or more boats per day or 1 boat for 3 days
Available Year Round - weather permitting


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At the Lake Gift Shop

Handcrafted Swarovski Jewelry, Lighthouse Gifts, Thistle Dew Honey, Appalachian Glass, Wild Mountain Soaps & more

Open 9am to 5pm Daily - April thru October, November thru March - 10 noon - 4pm

 

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Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival Pageant

Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival & Car Show

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