Treasure Coast Boat Rentals ~ Bait & Tackle
                    Safe, Affordable Fun for the Whole Family
                                  located at Fisherman's Wharf Marina

Frequently Asked Questions                (877) 40-BOATS

What times are the Half Day and Full Day Rentals?

Half Days are 4 hours   8am-Noon  or  1pm-5pm    

Full Days are 8 hours    
8am-4pm   ~   8:30am-4:30pm   ~   9am-5pm

Add'l hours $25.00/hr  .....  IF scheduling permits

No rentals past 5pm

Afternoon rentals may start sooner if they have not been rented for the am hours.

Do I need to make reservations well in advance?
Of course not, but we strongly recommend that you call as soon as possible to ensure you get the boat you want.  If you would like to rent a boat on short notice,
simply call us for availability. 
During holiday periods and special events, we recommend that you book a week or more in advance.

Daily reservations are held with a credit card and have a 48 hour cancellation policy.   

Two or more consecutive day rentals are paid in advance and have a 30 day cancellation policy.   

Where can I take the boats?
Our Pontoons are for Intracoastal (river) use only.  
You can go as far north as Vero Beach 60 Bridge and as far south as Jensen Beach Causeway.

We will also supply a local chart for the day's use
and recommendations when you rent a boat from us!

What qualifications must I have to operate our boats?
You must be 25* years old or older, have a valid driver's license,
a valid credit card (security deposits start at $500)
and you REQUIRED to have current boat handling experience.


   You will be asked basic questions to determine that you can handle the boat & know the

“Rules of the Sea.”  


                               A free online course is offered through Boat US to "freshen" up your skills.  
                                                                    A certificate

is issued upon completion.

*I was born ON or AFTER Jan. 1, 1988, and want to operate a boat in Florida             Do I need a  license?

In order to operate a motorboat of ten (10) horsepower or greater, Florida law requires anyone    who was born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 to successfully complete an approved boating safety    course and obtain a Boating Safety Education Identification Card issued by the FWC.

Florida does not have a "boating license." The Boating Safety Education Identification Card is proof of successful completion of the educational requirements and is valid for life.

                                           **Please note**
This course does not qualify you for hands on experience, which is required in order to rent our boats. 

Click link below:
Or search for a boating course nearest you: 

Is Gas included in the rental and how much will it cost?
Gas is NOT included.

This will vary depending on your use, the size of the motor, wind, current, weight
and price of marine (non-ethanol) grade gas that day.  
All boat rentals are FULL for departure, we ask that you top off the tank at the local marina before returning to the rental dock. You only pay for what you use,  just like a car rental.

What should I bring with me?
  Driver's license, credit card, cell phone.
Wear "boat friendly" soft soled sandals or water shoes, if you plan to be swimming and walking the islands
as there are lots of shells.  
We kindly ask that you do not use a "bronzer" for sunbathing as it stains the upholstery.  

You may bring your inflatable floats for relaxing and soaking up the sun, but
 due to the shallow waterways, insurance regulations will not allow "Towing of any kind".  
This is for your safety. 

Our boats are not equipped to transport or hold Paddleboards or Kayaks of any kind. 
Please make arrangements for these items, as they are not allowed on our boats.

Why should I rent from Treasure Coast Boat Rentals?

We have premier boat rentals.

Our boats are washed and disinfected after each rental, regardless of use.  We work very hard to keep them clean and maintained for your enjoyment.

80% of our customers are repeat.

We offer comfortable pontoons for a fun day on the water.

Our prices are very competitive.
We have some of the lowest rates in the area.

We are at an ideal location.

  Fisherman's Wharf Marina is located right at the turning basin here at the Fort Pierce Inlet, it’s a straight shot out to ocean. We are also near some of the most beautiful unspoiled beaches and natural sites in Florida. We are literally minutes from swimming in beautiful blue green waters, and some of the best fishing spots in Florida.  We are also conveniently located next to the public fishing pier and a public boat launch.  So you don't just have to rent a boat to visit us.  You can rent a fishing pole, get your bait and tackle and head out to the pier or jetty to do some great fishing.   Have a boat already?  Well you can launch right next door.  Need LIVE shrimp or bait fish, we have it all, frozen bait/tackle/ice/beer & supplies while on the water, come dockside and stop in and see us.  
Whether your traveling by car or boat, V
ero Beach and Sebastian are just a short ride north, while Port St. Lucie and Martin County are just a short ride south. 

 Fort Pierce offers some of the best fishing in Florida

Local Fishing Report click link:

   Need a fishing license click link below:

Tides for Fort Pierce Inlet click link:,%20south%20jetty,%20Florida

Here is just a glimpse of the some of the sites you may see along our great waterways.



          Treasure Coast Boat Rentals ~ Bait & Tackle

located at:
Fisherman's Wharf Marina
Fort Pierce, Florida
(772) 466-4680
toll-free (877) 40-BOATS

or click here to email us.

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