How long does it take to get to Boca Chica Sandbar, Jewfish Basin or Snipe Key?

Your pontoon ride to some of the most amazing Key West locations are approximately a 15-35 minutes.

How fast do your boats go?

Pontoons aren’t built for speed and we have to keep smaller motors for the rentals. Our 60HP motors run approximately 15 -18 MPH.  Outside factors affect this such as how many people you have on the people, how much equipment you’re carrying, ect…

Do you provide life jackets?

Yes. Life jackets are provided for children and adults, and available in all sizes. It is required that all passengers 6 years old and under wear a life preserver while the boat is moving. Beach Weekend has some small life jackets but recommends if you have one that is US Coast Guard approved to bring it with you.

How old do I have to be to take the boating test?

If you are born on or after January 1, 1988, you are required by Florida State Law to hold a boater’s safety card to rent a vessel. This test can be taken here:

How long is my boater’s test good for?

Your Florida Boater’s Safety test is good for 90 days.

What do I need to bring with me to check in?

You’ll need to bring a valid ID, form of payment (All major credit cards are accepted, debit cards, or cash) and your boater’s safety certificate (if you are born on or after January 1, 1988).  We will accept a picture of your boater’s safety certificate on your phone.

Can we bring alcohol?

Yes, you may bring alcohol.  Our full service Ships Store also has many items for sale to include ice, beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, floats, apparel and more.  With that said, you are always encouraged to Boat Responsibly.

Do you provide ice?

We do not provide ice, however, we have ice for sale in addition to many other products in our Ships Store.

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