Rental Policies

  • Must be 18 years of age or older to rent equipment.
  • Must be 26 years of age or older to operate a pontoon or ski boat.
  • Must be 18 years old or older to operate a wave runner. 
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Must have a major credit card.
  • Qualified renter must be present to complete the rental contract and liability waiver.
  • Intoxicants are strictly prohibited. Service will be refused to anyone under the influence of drugs
    and/or alcohol.

Get more information about obtaining a boating license here.


Renters acknowledgment:

All persons involved with our activities acknowledge that said activities are potentially
dangerous and agree to hold Wave Club, Inc., and all owners, officers, employees and affiliated
properties harmless.


Exchanging Passengers 

For guest safety and to avoid charges to your credit card, after leaving the dock with a rental unit, it is PROHIBITED to exchange passengers. Only registered guests on each boat are allowed on that boat during the entire duration of the rental. 



Reservations are strongly recommended for pontoons \ ski boats (4 or 8 Hr periods).
Reservations for the boats are guaranteed but unfortunately the weather is not. Make sure the
weather is to your liking before reserving.
Walk-in traffic on same day will be accommodated on an availability basis.
100% payment is required to make a reservation. 
When you make a reservation with us, you agree to abide by all our policies.

If you want to change an existing reservation, there will be a $25 change fee. Please call us at least 24 hours in advance of your reservation and we’ll switch it to a different time/date, if available. 


100% payment deposit is required at the time of your reservation. [Related: Cancellation Policy]
Deposits made with credit cards only.  We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover.
All credit card transactions must be made by the person named on the card.  A valid driver’s
license must accompany the credit card.
We will not accept credit cards from someone other than the owner of the card.



Cancellations made 10 days or more before your reserved date are eligible for a refund of the deposit, less 10% processing fee.
Cancellations made less than 10 days before your reserved date will receive no refund.
Cancellations made the day of rental because weather is too dangerous to use the boat will receive a full refund (minus a $25 processing fee) or reschedule the reservation.
NO SHOWS are charged in full for the rental period reserved.
We reserve the right to cancel your reservations for violations of these policies, without a refund. 
We reserve the right, solely at our discretion, to reschedule and/or cancel your reservation in the
event of inclement weather.



We will retain a charge in the amount of $500.00 per pontoon boat or ski boat as a security deposit
at the time of check-in. Credit card must match the person’s name on the reservation and
rental agreement. Renter is responsible for any and all losses and damages to our equipment
while in your care, up to and including replacement cost.
Renter is solely responsible for ensuring the safety of the occupants and vessel during the
rental period.
All damages or accidents must be reported to Waveclub Inc, and to local law enforcement
Renter will have his/her damage deposit returned when the equipment is returned unharmed
and on time.



NO REFUNDS FOR EARLY RETURNS. Early returns due to dangerous weather will be
prorated and renter will be issued a Wave Club Inc. gift card to use at a later date.



Wave Club Inc. has no insurance waiver to cover watercraft damages. Renter is responsible for
all damages incurred during rental period. Check your homeowner, auto, or credit card policy to
see if there is an endorsement available to you.



Policies are subject to change at any time without notice. In the event that any policy is
unenforceable by Federal or State of Michigan law, you are still bound by the applicable law.
Renter agrees that all legal issues arising from any transaction between the renter and
Wave Club Inc., will be contested in Oceana County, State of Michigan.

Michigan Boating Law
Michigan PWC Law