It’s no secret: The best way to experience southwest Florida’s beauty is by boat. So grab your family and pack a picnic: Cannons can get you on the water today with the most convenient boat rental program in the area. Our fleet of rental boats—including center consoles, deck boats, and runabouts—caters to all kinds of on-the-water experiences, including cruising, fishing, and water sports. Rent a boat by the day, week, or month.
Longboat Key, Florida, is the best place in the state to rent a boat. You can cruise the turquoise waters of Sarasota Bay or the gentle waves of the Gulf of Mexico. You can drop anchor at any one of the region’s world-class restaurants. You can chill out with friends on a sandbar or enjoy a day of fishing. There’s a boat rental experience for anyone.
Cannons Marina, Boat Sales & Rentals is the best place to rent a boat on Longboat Key. Our fleet of rental boats—including center consoles, deck boats, and runabouts—caters to all kinds of on-the-water experiences. At Cannons, you can rent a boat by day, week, or month. Our knowledgeable crew is available to help you plan your itinerary and offer insider knowledge on the best places to spot dolphins, birdwatch, or stop for a picnic, we also offer fuel services and live bait on-site. Contact us today for more information on boat rentals near you!
You always win when you rent a boat from Cannons.
US Coast Guard safety equipment and charts are included for free.
The renter must be at least 26 years of age with previous boating and navigation experience.
If you were born after January 1, 1988 the State of Florida requires you to present a valid boating license at the time of rental.
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Anyone born after January 1, 1988 must have a valid boater’s safety card as required by law.
The renter is required to present a valid driver’s license and matching credit card. Credit cards accepted: American Express, Master Card, Visa and Discover credit cards and debit cards. Boat rental payment is taken upon booking and a five hundred dollar deposit is taken on the day of the rental.
Fuel, taxes and rental fees are additional costs.
Optional accessories available: fishing poles ($13 per day).
Bow riders and deck boats are equipped with a bimini top cover.
Center console boats have a T-top cover.
Boat Rental Sarasota cancellations must be made by phone 48 hours in advance of rental date. We do not charge if cancellation is due to bad weather and we reserve the right to cancel at any time.
Cancellations must be made by phone (941-383-1311) at least 48 hours in advance of time of the scheduled rental. Renters who cancel at least 48 hours prior to the time of the scheduled rental will receive a full refund. Renters who cancel less than 48 hours prior to the time of the scheduled rental will be refunded, less a $200 cancellation fee. No shows will be charged full rental price plus taxes.