Dear fellow Boating Enthusiast,
Please take the time to read through the information given below. It will explain exactly how to get your boat booked.
How to get your boat booking started:
1. Give us your requested dates, preferred boat and required services. We will check boat availability and get back to you.
2. Once we confirm availability please provide us with the below list of required documents.
3. We will issue your invoice once we receive all the required documentation. 50% payment secures your booking.
Required documents to be provided:
- Copy of ID (Foreign guests – Copy of passport and Entry stamp into South Africa)
- Copy of SAMSA Skipper Ticket (Foreign skipper licenses only valid if used within 3 months of entering South Africa)
- Proof of Address (Foreign guests – Copy of your hotel reservation)
- Copy of Driver License (In the case of a client towing a boat to an alternative location)
- Launching and retrieval service (Additional R300 per boat)
- Delivery and pick up service (R8 per/km within Cape Town, R4 per/km outside Cape Town)
- Watersport equipment hire
All preliminary bookings will be valid for 2 days only. All invoices generated will be valid for 2 days only. The boat will be made available to other clients if a 50% payment of your rental agreement is not received within the allocated 2 days.
A deposit of R3500.00 (Boats Alpha, Bravo & Charlie) and R4500 (Boats Echo & Foxtrot) is required via EFT, credit card/debit card or cash for insurance purposes. When you return the hired boat, trailer, safety equipment, life jackets and accessories in good order, the deposit (ONLY once it reflects in our account) will be refunded within 7 working days after the boat is returned.
SURF LAUNCHING AND ENTERING RACE EVENTS WITH OCEAN IMAGE PROPERTY IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. NO COMPLIANCE WILL GRANT PENALTIES THAT WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF YOUR DEPOSIT.
Operating hours 08:00am to 18:00pm
Boat Collections - from 09:00am to 18:00pm on the date printed on your invoice. Day-Before collections only by prior arrangement and boat availability. All Day-Before collections earlier than 16:00pm will incur an additional day rental.
Boat Returns – From 08:00am to 18:00pm on the date printed on your invoice. Day-After returns only by prior arrangement. All Day-After deliveries later than 08:00am will incur an additional day rental.
On collection of any boat rental, each client will receive the boat with full fuel tanks (Unleaded petrol ONLY) and it is required that the client returns the fuel tanks full. Day rates do not include fuel costs. Empty fuel tanks will be charged at R150.00 per quarter empty tank (Boat Echo @ R150.00 per 6 Litres) and will be deducted from the deposit.
Loss or Damage of equipment, use of gravel roads:
On the day you collect the boat one of our representatives will explain in full detail our damage payment policy. Ocean Image reserves the right of full rental payment if damage was caused to Ocean Image property during any/all part of the rental period.
Use of gravel roads are allowed but will incur a cleaning and maintenance Fee of R500.
Poaching & Impounding Policy:
Please note that Ocean Image condemns any sort of poaching and you as the client will be held legally and bindingly responsible for all/any costs incurred if you are found guilty of any illegal poaching activities. The client will be held financially accountable in full if one of our vessels are impounded or any fines are incurred; you as the client will also be financially liable in the event that one of our boats are impounded and will be liable to pay, as per your rental agreement, for each day until the boat is returned to Ocean Image.
Launching Fees, Additional Permit Costs and Boat Delivery Charges:
The rental day rates do not include any additional launching fees or permit costs that may incur at any particular launch site. If the client is not a member at the specified launch area or boating club, the client will be responsible for the extra charges.
In the case of Ocean Image Boat Rentals launching and retrieving a boat for you, an additional charge of R300.00 is charged.
After hour retrievals: will incur a sure charge of R600.00 per hour (Boat Alpha, Bravo, Charlie) R1000 per hour (Boat Echo, Foxtrot).
If you would like a boat delivered to your desired boating area (eg. Langebaan) there will be a delivery cost of R8.00 p/km – prior arrangements are of importance.
PLEASE NOTE: SURF LAUNCH WITH OCEAN IMAGE PROPERTY IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. NO COMPLIANCE WILL GRANT PENALTIES.
Fair Weather Policy:
Bad Weather on your boating day? Do not panic! If, on the day of you wanting to launch (in the Cape Town area) and the weather is not suitable, we will gladly move your booking to an alternative date that suites you best. Prior arrangements are necessary so that we can ensure you have a boat available.
NO REFUND will be made to all cancellations within 7 days of rental. Full refund if cancellation was made more than 7 days before rental.
Where are we located:
Ocean Image Boat Rentals is based in Granger Bay, Cape Town, on the corner of Beach Rd & Haul Rd behind the Oceana Power Boat Club. (adjacent to the V&A Waterfront)