Lease Agreement: Lake Murray Boat Rentals, Lexington, South Carolina
In consideration of the agreement, Lessor/Agent does lease to the undersigned (hereafter referred to as Lessee) The watercraft along with the equipment listed on this contract. The Lessee also certifies that he/she has read and understands the following;
You must be 23 years of age older in order to rent.
No person or persons may operate leased watercraft without signing this form as part of the rental agreement.
No person under the age of 18 is allowed to operate leased watercraft at any time.
No person shall operate leased watercraft while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
No more than the number of people or max weight posted on the watercraft are allowed to ride on the watercraft at one time.
Watercraft is not to be operated between actual Sunset and Sunrise Eastern Standard Time. This is not discretionary.
Personal Flotation Devices (PFD’s) are required to be worn by all passengers 12 and under while riding on the watercraft.
Lessor/Agent has provided all authorized operators with safety and operational instructions.
Lessor/Agent has provided printed material explaining the applicable state boating rules and regulations, which includes common courtesies of operating watercraft.
Lessee has examined the watercraft and equipment and has found it to be acceptable for the purpose for which it is being leased. Any defects or damages will be noted by lessee on the back of this agreement.
Lessee will report any accident, malfunction or breakdown involving the leased watercraft to the Lessor/Agent as soon as possible. Time is of the essence.
No grills allowed.
Gas can only be purchased at marinas on the lake. Customers cannot bring gas from a gas station and put it in our boats, no exceptions.
Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Risk
Lessee and operators that have signed this contract on page one of this two page agreement, also agree to the following terms and conditions:
Lessor/Agent’s ability to provide a watercraft for lease is contingent upon and subject to the return of the watercraft by the previous lessee in proper operating condition or for causes beyond the Lessor/Agents control
Lessee acknowledges and accepts that the voluntary activity of operating the leased watercraft bears certain known risk and unanticipated risk which could result in injury to operators, passengers, spectators and third parties as a result of the operator’s actions. Lessee agrees to indemnify and hold Lessor/Agent harmless of any and all loss, cost, damages, liability and attorney’s fees associated in enforcing this contract. Lessee further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Lessor/Agent from and against any and all claims for loss of or damage to property or injury to persons (including death of a person) resulting from the use, operation or possession of leased Pontoon Watercraft. Lessee also agrees to hold harmless the Lessor/Agent for any loss or damage to Lessee’s personal property carried in or on the leased watercraft, including loss caused by fire, water, theft or for any other cause whatsoever.
Lessee is responsible for all cost property damage and personal injury not covered by insurance including the deductible of $1000.00. Lessee has authorized agent to charge credit card up to $800 in addition to the $200 to cover the deductible should such damages or charges incur.
It is agreed and understood by lessee that Lessor/Agent shall not be held liable for damages, time lost caused by an accident, breakdown or malfunction of the leased watercraft as a result of improper handling of the Pontoon Watercraft. Do not drive if engine alarm sounds.
In the event of a malfunction or a breakdown of the watercraft is discovered, Lessee will immediately report the same to the Lessor/Agent. Continued use of the watercraft that has known defects shall be entirely at the Lessee’s risk and therefore assumes all liabilities of injury and damage to all persons and property that may be caused by continued use.
Lessor/Agent or Lessee reserves the right to cancel this rental agreement due to impending bad weather (70% chance of rain or gale force winds) on the day of the watercraft reservation. Decisions to cancel can only be made within 24 hours of the reservation date. When reserving multiple days, rental fees will be prorated based on the time used, if returned early for bad weather.
By signing this contract, lessee and others approved on this contract, certifies that he/she has read and understands said rules and regulations and further assumes the responsibility to see that his/her family and guest obey the rules.
The terms and conditions of this contract contain the entire understanding between Lessee and Lessor/Agent and that no other representation verbal or written has been made which is not included in this lease agreement.
Lessor: Lake Murray Boat Rentals LLC Agent: Lake Murray Vacation Rentals LLC