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Pontoon Rental & Release Agreement


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This Pontoon Boat Rental Agreement, is made effective between Lessor, Rainy Lake Pontoon Boat Rentals LLC (“RLPB”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Voyageur Capital Group LLC, and Lessee (“Renter”).

The agreed rental terms of this contract are set forth in this contract.

The Renter agrees to return the rental pontoon boat and/or equipment by the date and time due as set forth in this contract.

The failure of the Renter to return the subject rental pontoon boat at the specified time may constitute an unauthorized taking, in which case the Renter will be fully liable for all legal fees, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to consequential loss of potential rental income to RLPB and the replacement cost of the rental pontoon boat and/or equipment.


1. Renter will pay for all damages to and losses of rental pontoon boat and/or equipment during the term of this lease agreement.

2. Smoking and Fires on the boat are not permitted.  This includes grilling or cooking.  Burns cannot be fixed; replacement of the seat may be needed and could cost up to $700.

3. If the boat is returned after the agreed return time, a fee of $25.00 for every 15 minutes will apply, unless other arrangements are made.

4. Please keep the boat clean and free of garbage and debris. DO NOT throw any garbage overboard and into the water. If the boat is returned excessively dirty or sandy there will be a $35 cleaning fee.


Renter shall be responsible and agrees to pay RLPB for any loss, damage, theft, disappearance, collision, or other occurrence to the boat and/or equipment and to reimburse RLPB for any casualty regardless of the fault of any other party for the duration of the charter.

Renter further agrees to pay for towing, salvage, or other service and expenses caused to the rental pontoon boat and/or equipment resulting from any use of operation under this rental contract.

In the event of peril, Rainy Lake Pontoon Boat Rentals may make the decision to have the pontoon boat towed at its discretion. In the event of peril, the Renter remains liable for all expenses incurred. These charges will be charged to the Renter‘s credit card.

In the event of an accident, Renter shall notify RLPB immediately or as soon as possible thereafter. Renter agrees that in the event of an accident, Renter shall, as far as practicable without serious danger to the rental pontoon boat and/or equipment, render to other persons affected by such accident, such assistance as may be necessary to ensure such person’s safety and to minimize danger and injury.

To this extent, Renter agrees to cooperate fully with all investigations conducted by RLPB and its designated representatives and any other governmental, regulatory, or law enforcement agency or department.


Renter shall make no repairs to the boat without the prior permission of RLPB, unless such repairs constitute an emergency.

Renter agrees that, in the event that the rental pontoon boat sustains mechanical failure, not caused by any act of the RenterRLPB shall make a prorate return of charter fees for such period that exceed the first four hours of charter use, during which time the subject rental pontoon boat was disabled or unfit for use.


Renter agrees that the pontoon boat is rented as full and if the pontoon boat is returned full, there will be no charge.  If the pontoon boat is returned less than full, RLPB will charge $4.75/gallon in 1/8 of a tank increments.


Renter shall obtain and pay for any required permits, licenses, and certifications excluding boat registration.

Renter agrees to operate the subject rental pontoon boat in accordance with all count state, and federal laws and boating regulations.

Renter agrees to be personally responsible for any fines incurred due to the violation of such laws or regulations or negligent operation of the rental pontoon boat.


U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies have plenary power to stop any vessel in territorial and international waters for administrative searches.  If contraband is found aboard, even in negligible quantities and even without the Renter‘s or RLPB knowledge, THIS VESSEL CAN BE SEIZED AND FORFEITED TO THE U.S. OR CANADIAN GOVERNMENTS.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is aggressively enforcing this policy.  Therefore, NO PERSON shall bring contraband aboard this vessel.  If a violation is discovered, the violator will be reported to the authorities.  RAINY LAKE PONTOON BOAT RENTALS is not responsible for any charges said thereof.

Renter is fully responsible for all fines, penalties, attorney’s fees and costs incurred, including the full replacement value of the rental pontoon boat and equipment in the event of seizure and/or confinement by local, state, or federal authorities for any violation of local, state, or federal laws.

Renter agrees that she/he is also signing this agreement on behalf of all operators, passengers and users of the rental pontoon boat and equipment, including minor children.  The Renter agrees that she/he will disclose to RLPB all potential operators, passengers, and users of said rental equipment.

Renter releases and forever discharges RAINY LAKE PONTOON BOAT RENTALS, located at 3151 Highway 53, International Falls, Minnesota 56649, their affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns (collectively “Releasees”), from any physical or psychological injury that I (Renter) and my passengers may suffer as a direct result of our participation in the activity described in this agreement..

WE FURTHER AGREE to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Releasees against any and all claims, suits or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney’s fees and any related costs.

I have read, understood, and agree to the terms and conditions of this contract made with Rainy Lake Pontoon Boat Rentals, and herein called Lessor, and I understand that I am bound by these terms.

By submitting this form you are agreeing to the terms above.