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Reserve a Kentucky Lake Boat Rental from Pebble Isle

The Kentucky Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States, covering over 160,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee. With its clear waters and beautiful scenery, it is a popular destination for both new and seasoned boating enthusiasts. While visiting Pebble Isle, why not reserve a Kentucky Lake boat rental to explore the lake and take in all of its natural beauty?

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Kentucky Lake Boat Rental is the Best Way to Explore

With a Pebble Isle rental boat, you can explore the lake at your own pace and see all of the sights that the lake has to offer. Whether you want to spend the day fishing, swimming, tubing or just enjoying the scenery and sunshine, a Kentucky Lake boat rental is the perfect way to do it. For our rentals, we offer Avalon LSZ Quad Lounger Pontoon Boats that boast a spacious 25-foot layout, including full-length benches in both the bow and aft portions of the boat providing comfortable seating and a large, open floorplan. These boats provide ample seating and plenty of storage options for cruising around Kentucky Lake. These boats are equipped with powerful Mercury 115 HP engines. With the capacity to hold up to 12 people or 2,000 pounds in weight, these boats are perfect for get togethers with family and friends.


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Kentucky Lake Boat Rental Features

  • Any Kentucky Lake boat rental from Pebble Isle will feature a premium sound system with Bluetooth capability and six speakers. Connect your Bluetooth-enabled device and play your favorite music while cruising around on the water. 
  • The pontoon boats are also equipped with a Garmin GPS system, which can help you navigate and ensure that you stay on course while out on Kentucky Lake. 
  • Our LSQ Quad Loungers have Bimini shade covers to help keep you cool and protected from the sun while out on the water. 
  • Our boats include a tow bar for pulling inflatable tubes. Tubes are available as an option to rent at the time of booking your boat rental. 

 


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Frequently Asked Questions


Renters must be at least 21 years old on the day of their rental.

Tennessee State Residents born after January 1, 1989:

Must show the TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate as proof of successful completion of the TWRA Boating Safety exam.

No other certificate will be accepted as meeting the requirements of the law. The Tennessee mandatory boating education law is similar to the driver’s license law. You acquire the study materials, study, and then take an approved boating safety exam administered by an approved representative of the TWRA.

Tennessee State Residents born before January 1, 1989:

You are exempt from the requirement to have a boating license to operate a boat in Tennessee.

However, we encourage anyone planning to rent and drive a boat to complete the online training available and take an approved boating safety exam to obtain a TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate. Another option to improve your knowledge of boating safety is to watch the video available at https://www.rentalboatsafety.com/power-boats and take an online assessment to test your knowledge.

At check-out of the boat on the day of your rental, for every person planning to drive the boat, we will require a copy of the following documents:

  • Driving License and a TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate (mandatory if born after January 1, 1989).

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency has lots of useful Boating Education information available at:

https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/twra/boating/boating-education.html

Out of State Residents born after January 1, 1989:

TWRA will accept any NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administrators) approved boating safety certificate.

Out of State Residents born before January 1, 1989:

You are exempt from the requirement to have a boating license to operate a boat in Tennessee.

However, we encourage anyone planning to rent and drive a boat to complete the online training available and take an approved boating safety exam to obtain a NASBLA approved Boating Safety Certificate. Another option to improve your knowledge of boating safety is to watch the video available at https://www.rentalboatsafety.com/power-boats and take an online assessment to test your knowledge.

At check-out of the boat on the day of your rental, for every Out of State resident planning to drive the boat, we will require a copy of the following documents:

  • Driving License and a NASBLA approved Boating Safety Education Certificate (mandatory if born after January 1, 1989).

NASBLA website has lots of useful information, including boating education:

https://www.nasbla.org/home

We recommend that guests arrive approx. 15 minutes before the start of their rental time to allow time for our check-out process.

The check-out process includes:

  • Checking that each registered Operator is eligible to operate the boat. A copy of a driving license and Boating License if appropriate will be required for all Operators.

  • Checking that all Operators and Guests on the boat are properly registered and have reviewed / signed documents and waivers.

  • Please note: Operators are required to review / sign a Waiver, Rental Agreement, Navigation Rules and Acknowledgments. Guests are required to review / sign a Waiver.

  • Before the boat leaves the dock there will be a Safety Briefing and Equipment Check

Please note: Our process requires a final electronic signature for documents for all Operators / Guests at the dock, but the Check-Out process is much faster if all Operators / Guests (including Minors) have been registered in advance and carefully reviewed all documents online. If all documents have been reviewed online prior to the rental time, a final electronic signature (along with proof of age / boating license for Operators) is all that is required at the marina.

No pets are allowed on the boats.

Gas is not included. When you pick the boat up for your rental, it will be full of fuel. When you return, our dockhands will assist you to fill up the boat at the gas dock at Pebble Isle Marina and pay for the gas used in the Ships Store.

Customers are prohibited from bringing gas cans onboard the boat and are not allowed to refuel the boat from cans, as this can be highly dangerous. 

On a full day rental, if the boat is run continuously, it will use more than a tank of gas during the rental period. Variables like weight, water current and wind conditions all impact fuel efficiency. Customers should monitor the fuel gauge on the boat continuously and are encouraged to refuel the boat at any marina. There will always be a final top-up of fuel at the end of the rental at Pebble Isle Marina.

The Coast Guard plate allows up to 12 people / 2,000 pounds maximum weight on the boat. You will not be allowed on the boat if your party exceeds those numbers.

  • Renters should bring plenty of water and sunscreen.

  • The boat does have a bimini top, but does not provide shade in every area of the boat. We recommend bringing hats / clothing to cover up from the sun when you need to.

  • Renters should bring a cooler with a supply of cold drinks.

  • Our rental boats include a tow bar. Renters are only allowed to tow tubes supplied by Pebble Isle Boat Rentals. Tubes are available to rent at time of reservation, or can be added at check-in.

  • We do not allow skiing, wakeboarding or surfing behind our boats.

  • For safety reasons, rental boats are not allowed to tow another boat, and cannot be towed by another boat unless it is being towed by the Marina’s TowBoat US service. Renters are provided with emergency contact information in the event a tow is needed.

Our pontoon boats are not purpose built for fishing. If you are intent on a full day of fishing, we recommend finding a boat rental company that hires boats specifically designed for fishing. We do allow fishing from the boat, as we recognize that some customers may want to try fishing during a day on the lake. However, fishing with live bait can leave a lot of mess on a pontoon boat and we request that customers keep the boat clean. In the event the boat is returned excessively dirty, management reserves the right to assess an additional minimum $50 fee for cleaning the boat at the end of the rental.

50% Payment is required to reserve a boat, with the balance due on the day of Check-In.

Pricing varies by day, but is shown on our bookings page for available dates.

Cancellations made within 24 hours of rental time forfeit entire fee

Cancellations made less than 14 days but more than 24 hours from rental time forfeit $100 plus booking / transaction fees of total fee

Cancellations made more than 14 days from rental time receive full refund less booking / transaction fees.

To cancel or reschedule a reservation, please email [email protected] with header: Boat Rental reservation change, your name, contact telephone number, date(s) of current reservation and details of your requested changes.

Weather cancellations/reschedules will be decided solely at the discretion of the management of Pebble Isle Boat Rentals, normally the morning of the rentals. If it is deemed truly unsafe to be out on the water, PIBR will work with Renters to either reschedule reservations or give prorated refunds.

Life jackets are provided for all adults and children that will be aboard the boat. 

The boat includes a set of adult universal size Life Jackets that cover chest sizes from 30” – 52”.

We will provide additional Life Jackets for children, but need your help to plan for child size life jackets. At the time of booking, we require details of the number of all adults, as well as children to be aboard in the following sizes:

  • Infant / Toddler (0-30 pounds)

  • Child (30-50 pounds)

  • Youth (50-90 pounds, Chest 25”-29”)

  • Teen (Chest 28”-32”)

Please appreciate that the life jackets provided will have been used by other boaters.

If you prefer to use your own Life Jacket(s) please bring them along. Alternatively, if you prefer a brand new Life Jacket, we do sell new OBrien Life Jackets in the Ships Store in a variety of sizes.

Renter is responsible for damage and liability while on a boat rental. To reduce risk for customers, the base rental charge includes a level of renter's insurance coverage.

A summary of the renter's insurance coverage is available to review online when reserving your boat, and also in the Marina Store. The policy is in the name of the primary renter and directly with the insurance company. In the unfortunate event that renter is responsible for any charges for damages / liability, renter pays those charges at the end of rental and subsequently submits a claim for reimbursement of costs covered by the insurance policy.

Boats and boating equipment can be expensive. To be transparent, we include a listing of equipment and towing costs in the Marina Store. For example, replacing a propellor can cost $350, a tube can cost $300, Towing costs $225 an hour (minimum 30-minute charge), fenders with fasteners can cost $50 and damaging the boat itself can run into $’000s. For peace of mind, a level of renter's insurance coverage is included with your rental.

Any other questions – please email [email protected] or call (931) 535-3827.

Kentucky Lake Boat Rental Term and Conditions:


You will be responsible for purchasing the fuel needed to operate the boat during your rental period. Also, pets are not allowed to accompany you on pontoon boats. This rule is put in place to maintain cleanliness and prevent any potential damages, and ensure everyone’s safety (human and otherwise).

Cancellations made within 24 hours of rental time forfeit the entire fee. Cancellations made less than 14 days but more than 24 hours from rental time forfeit $100 plus booking/transaction fees of the total fee. Cancellations made more than 14 days from rental time receive full refund less booking/transaction fees. To cancel or reschedule a reservation, please email [email protected] with header: Boat Rental reservation change, your name, contact telephone number, date(s) of current reservation and details of your requested changes. 

Weather cancellations/reschedules will be decided solely at the discretion of the management of Pebble Isle Boat Rentals, normally on the morning of the rentals. If it is deemed truly unsafe to be out on the water, Pebble Isle Boat Rentals will work with renters to either reschedule reservations or give prorated refunds.


Any other questions?

Fill out the form below, email [email protected] or call (931) 535-3827!