Q. Are the boats easy to drive?
A. The boats are as easy to drive as a golf cart.
Q. How old do you have to be to rent our boats?
A. You have to be 25 years old and have a valid automobile drivers license and credit card to rent and drive our boats.
Q. Do the boats go fast?
A. Our Duffy electric boats are designed to cruise the waterways at a maximum speed of 7mph.
Q. Will I get lost in the Intracoastal?
A. We will provide you with a map of the Intracoastal Waterway with clear directions and go over where to go on the map before you depart, depending on your trip plans.
Q. How many people fit on each of the boats?
A. 10 people comfortably fit in the 18′ Ecoboats and 12 in the 21′ Ecoboat.
Q. Do you provide life jackets ?
A. Yes we do for all ages. Kids 7 and under are required by law to wear a life jacket. We do have life jackets for infants as well. If the infant is in a car seat or Baby carrier they aren’t required to wear one but we give you one anyway to have on board. All adult life jackets are underneath your seats.
Q. Is there music on the boat?
A. We have an aux cord, cd player and radio on board. You are welcome to bring your iPod, iPhone and CD’s. We provide the auxiliary cord.
Q. Where do we park?
A. We have free parking. We recommend to carpool as much as possible because we have limited parking.
Q. What time should I show up to my reservation?
A. We recommend getting here 15 minutes before to get checked in and find parking.
Q. What can I bring with me?
A. You are welcome to bring any food or beverage. You are welcome to bring your own cooler. We have catering available upon request (48 hours is required for catering arrangements).
Q. Are pets allowed?
A. We know they are like family, but please no pets allowed on boats.
Q. Can we fish from the boat?
A. No, fishing is not allowed.
Q. Can we dive, swim or get into the water?
A. No, our boats are intended to cruise the waterways; no swimming or diving from our boats.
Q. Are there bathrooms on the boats?
A. There are no bathrooms on board; we encourage everyone to go before getting on board
Q. Are we going to be able to see Manatees?
A. You can see manatees in Florida waters any time of year, but they are more commonly spotted from November to March, when they gather in places with warmer water. Keep an eye and take a lot of pictures if you spot one! Just remember not to feed them or disturb them.
Q. What happens if it rains or its cold outside?
A. All of our Duffy electric boat rentals have full window enclosures that can go up or down depending on what you feel comfortable with. If you keep all the windows down the boats stay extremely insulated and warm. You are welcome to bring any blankets with you too.
Q. Will my kids have fun?
A. Absolutely! Duffy electric boats are a kid friendly environment. There is a lot to see in the Intracoastal and if you are lucky enough they could enjoy the amazing experience of finding a Manatee in its own habitat!
Q. What is the cancellation policy?
A. We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. You must cancel prior to that, otherwise you are charged in full. For multiple boat parties we have a 7 day cancellation policy.