February 7, 2018


Welcome to Our Pre-Boarding Page.


  • When to Arrive (we strictly adhered to w/o rental time adjustment)
    • 1 hour for pre-boarding for any individual pontoon
    • 1.5 hours for a 2-boat pontoon Floatzilla
    • 2 hours for a 3-boat floatzilla
  • Upon arrival we’ll cover the following:
    • Show your confirmation email / text doc from Rent Chicago Boats
    • Show credit card and matching ID to your RCB team member
    • During Pre-Boarding: client will execute – contract, insurance authorization, roster/float plan, and a safety inspection. Once done client will retain copy of docs.
    • (RID) Refundable Insurance Deposit: We take an Insurance Authorization Only on credit cards is made at the dock during pre-boarding.  $600 / per Pontoon
  • REQUIRED BOATER SAFETY COURSE & TEST SCORING 90% OR BETTER. These are kept on file with us to help make your future boating go smoothly with RCB.
    • Authorities require knowledgeable drivers driving the boat. No license? All clients are required by authorities to watch Boater Safety Video and quiz. We require a 90%+ score on quiz by the person(s) managing your boat. Don’t score 90%+, take it over til you do, its fun and easy!
    • Then email us your percentage page to rentchicagoboats@gmail.com as proof of performance. That doc will be presented to authorities when asked; it’s good to keep with you.

What to Bring

  • Food & Beverage
  • Ice, snacks & beverage (can be purchased at marina bldg store)
  • Sun care, glasses, towel, floaties (or rent one of our rafts for $10 each)

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