What are the damage or replacement fees?

Fees for the following items may apply: 

Beaching Fee:

  • This $100 fee will be charged for documented proof of a boat being beached
  • Additional charges may be incurred if the owner submits a claim related to additional damage from the beaching

Flare Fee:

  • This $50 fee will be charged if the flare kit seal is broken during a rental
  • Except in the case of a legitimate emergency, the Renter will either pay the Owner directly or the amount will be taken out of the security deposit plus the standard $30 administrative fee
  • Boatbound will NOT deduct the standard Service Fees from the Flare Fee

Fire Extinguisher Fee:

  • This $50 fee will be charged if the fire extinguisher is discharged during a rental, except in the case of a legitimate emergency
  • In the case of any damage to fiberglass, cushions, cowlings, electronics, etc., the renter will be charged the actual cost of parts plus any hourly labor costs needed to repair the damaged item
  • Any lost or damaged items will be valued at West Marine’s internet retail pricing for comparable item(s)

Lost Item Replacement Fee:

  • This $30 fee will be charge if an item on the boat is lost
  • The Renter will either pay the Owner directly or the amount will be taken out of the security deposit plus the standard $30 administrative fee
  • Boatbound will NOT deduct the standard Service Fees from the Lost Item Replacement Fee

Please note Boatbound will deduct a 2.7% + $.030 processing fee for all damage and replacement fees.