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Coasting Around

60-70 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach, QLD, 4217

Luxury round boat. 1,2,3 hour hires or as long as you like. Esky. bluetooth speaker and 10 seats. No licence required.

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Gold Coast Sailing Charters

53C Arm, 60-70 Seaworld Dr, Mariners Cove, Main Beach, QLD, 4217

Skippered hire boat available. 2 crew included and a maximum of 20 guests for day or Night Hire. BYO food and drinks.

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Capacity Sports

146 Cochranes Rd, Moorabbin, VIC, 3189

Capacity Sports proudly offers kayak hire in Victoria as well as brand new and used kayaks for sale in Melbourne.

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Paradise Point Adventures

Hangar 14A, Gus Winckel Rd, Broome, WA, 6725

Take an exhilarating thrill ride through the Horizontal Falls on a heart pumping fast boat ride.

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Iluka Boatshed

2A Charles St, Iluka, NSW, 2466

Open aluminium 'tinny' with 6hp Yamaha. All safety gear supplied. Rates: $95 for 1/2 day, $125 Full day

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Pier35 Boat Sales

Suite 3, 263-329 Lorimer St, Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207

Delivers to or Services Australia-Wide (Online only)

Pier 35 offer their clients and general boating public an opportunity to have all their boating needs dealt with in a no fuss fashion. Services include new, used, brokage sales and maintance services such as detailing, polishing and antifouling. With many years marine experience the team at Pier 35 Boat Sales are committed to excellence in all they offer.

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Boat Time Yacht Charters

74 Seaworld Dr, Gold Coast, QLD, 4217

Boattime Yacht Charters is a family owned business that owns and manages two remarkable super yachts. Come and stay or play with us for your next event or adventure.

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User Guide To Boat Hire

Private sea vessels are one of the most expensive modes of transportation to keep and maintain. However, these can also be hired for recreational purposes. These vessels can be categorized into three types: unpowered, which requires oars; sailing boats, which are propelled solely by means of sails; and, motorboats, which are propelled by engines.

There are a number of companies that provide boat hiring services. These boat companies lease sea worthy boats for affordable prices compared to buying one for you. It offers visitors a unique boating experience and relaxation and the opportunity to reconnect with family and friends in activities such as swimming and fishing.

In Australia, each State and Territory has different laws regarding the licensing of commercial and recreational boats. Each State and Territory has different requirements that a boat operator needs to meet in order get the boat into the water and sail safely around the Australian coast.

Boat licenses are an important requirement before a person can sail in Australia's open waters. It is for the safety of the owner, the crew, the passengers, other boaters and the boat itself. It is best to obtain the proper boat licenses regardless of the vessel's size and attending a course and license.
Customers can also check the websites of boat hire companies to check for quotes for comparison with other companies. Usually, these websites have information about their boats, the services they provide, and other details that customers find important.

Advantages of hiring a boat

  • There is no need to worry about the maintenance of the boat because all boats are taken care of by the boat hire company. However, the client will have to pay for damages if and when damages have been done onto the boat.
  • There are no insurance costs.
  • There are no storage problems when hiring a boat. Storage of the boat is the concern of the boat hire company.

Tips when hiring a boat

  • Check that the boat has all the safety equipment that goes with it including foul-weather gear and lifejackets.
  • Take as much as you can, you might stop at places where there are no cash machines.
  • Have a good idea of the proposed itinerary and be clear about where you are heading on a chart.
  • Have an alternative plan in case the weather does not cooperate.
  • Bring medication in case you suffer from seasickness.
  • Sensitive electronic equipment and gadgets do not mix well with sea water.

Recreational boating tips

  • Bring all the necessary items you need for your trip. You will be away from land for a time and there are no stores available lest you forget something.
  • Always bring life jackets for you and your family and friends safety aboard.
  • When anchoring, consider the sea bed where you'll drop anchor. Sand is the most ideal while rocks should be avoided. Think about other factors such as the wind and the tide when anchoring overnight.

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20 Jan 2017

Great experience ever, awesome fun with friends. i would recommend to groups that wish to have the t...
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Sailing in Paradise

74 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach, QLD
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James

07 Jul 2016

We wanted to take our kids out on the open sea and do some fishing and hired from this company. They...
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Pelican Charters

Unit 5, 1 Rowe St, Malaga, WA
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Mark

16 Jun 2015

Great boats from some good solid brands. There isn't many good options for boat shopping in Sydney ...
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Premier Marine

5 Wunulla Rd, Point Piper, NSW
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08 Jun 2015

Fishing is totally amazing especially with Dundee! I used to think it was boring, but when I tried i...
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