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Mad Beach Boat Rentals

8610 Bay Pines Blvd, At Lighthouse Point Marina, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-4010
+1 727-648-0925
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Poor to do buisness with

I attempted to rent a boat from these people 2 weekends in a row. I went there (we live locally... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2016
Thomas J
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Tried to rent from them but...

We tried to rent a boat from them for a day, but after checking if they have insurance in case of... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
susarusa
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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We Feature a fleet of Jet Skis, Electric Motorized Kayaks and clean, well appointed 20 ft Hurricane Deck boats with yamaha outboard motors. Rent a boat for a few hours or a full day, Jet ski for 1 or 2 hours or one of our amazing Electric Motorized Kayaks for 2, 4 or 8 hours. We are located minutes to Johns Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Visit sugar sand islands, see pods of dolphins, sting rays, manatees and wildlife... Swim in warm clear waters and enjoy a great day in the Florida sunshine.
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Apr 9, 2016
“Poor to do buisness with”
Dec 31, 2015
“Tried to rent from them but...”
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8610 Bay Pines Blvd, At Lighthouse Point Marina, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-4010
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+1 727-648-0925
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Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I attempted to rent a boat from these people 2 weekends in a row. I went there (we live locally) gave them my info, inclusing a credit card for the deposit and made a reservation a few days in advance. A storm came by the...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We tried to rent a boat from them for a day, but after checking if they have insurance in case of accident or damage, they told us that if we are worried about that they have to decline renting to us and just hung up....More

Thank susarusa
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Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I did a 4 hour rental from here and went out to Shell island for the afternoon. We had a great experience with the couple who owns the boats and they were very helpful. The boat we rented ran well and we...More

Thank Rob O
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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2015

Thank you Rob for the nice review. Both Julie and I are thrilled that you and your friends had a great time. We have always said that we create memories for people, not just rent boats. We have a huge repeat clientele and love when...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2015

While staying next door at Boca Ciega, we decided a boat ride would be nice. Sonwe went over to Mad Beach Boat Rentals. They suggested a 4 hour rental, so we could go out to Shell Island at an easy pace. Upon the pickup we...More

Thank Dennis V
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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2015

Hi guys.. Thanks for renting from us. It is always My and Julie's goal to make sure everyone who rents from us has a great experience. Our beautiful area certainly looks different from the water and I think getting,out on the water is a must...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Everyone was super nice, the boat was very nice, location was good. However after we arrived and signed the paperwork we were told we couldn't go further than the tourist area of Shell Island. The whole reason for our trip was to go to an...More

Thank Ello_Poppet1124
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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2015

Good morning. Thank you for the review of your experience. Unfortunately we do not allow our boats into the Gulf of Mexico for the safety of our guests. The area you are referring to is a sandbar in the Gulf of Mexico. None of the...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2015

We rented a small center console boat for 2 hours. The rental process was very easy and everyone was very friendly and accommodating. We had a great time and the price of $99 was awesome!

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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2015

Hi Guys... Thanks for the great review. That center console has become a very popular boat. Make sure you come see us when you get back in town. Thanks, Eric

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Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Rented a 17' boat withmy sister for 4 hours. Our intent was to anchor out at Shell Island for a bit and enjoy the intercoastal waterway views. The boat was older, which was fine, however after one hour we began having trouble with the engine....More

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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2015

I want to apologize for the issue you experienced with the boat. in fairness to us, you didn't inform us of any issues until you were 3 hours into your 4 hour rental. We would have gladly brought out a boat to you if we...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had a great time on my trip to Florida because of this company! We had 9 people in our party and wanted to rent jet skis for the afternoon. Captain Eric took us out on a boat and 3 waverunners to the sand bar...More

Thank Laurel O
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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2015

Hi, I am so glad you had a great time. Please come and see us again !! Thanks, Eric

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Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were referred to Captain Eric by our concierge at the Don Cesar where we stayed for Christmas week. We didn’t know the area, so Captain Eric offered to pick us up in the boat and drive us around for 2 hours to see the...More

Thank Alexandra E
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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2015

Thank you so much for your review. We strive to make each and every customer's experience special. Please come visit us again when you return to our paradise we call St Petersburg.... Capt. Eric

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

We rented a boat from the folks at Mad Beach Boat Rentals last week. The boat was very clean and roomy. It ran great and the sun shade kept us from getting fried in the Florida sun…Eric was very helpful in giving us suggestions on...More

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Eric A, Owner at Mad Beach Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2015

Hi and thanks for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed your day on the water. Our family strives to ensure our customers have a safe, fun and memorable experience. Please come back and see us soon!! Captain Eric..

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Mattorl
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Response from Eric A | Property representative |
Hi, We charge 189 for a 4 hour 1/2 day rental and $289 for a full 8 hr day. You must be at least 27 yrs old and should have some boating experience. You do not need any special license. We also offer a captain service if you... More
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