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Agreement For Hire Of Boat

(NOTICE: The information in this document is designed to provide an outline that you can follow when formulating business or personal plans. Due to the variances of many local, city, county and state laws, we recommend that you seek professional legal counseling before entering into any contract or agreement.)

THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into this __ day of ________________, 20 _, by and between __________, of ________, hereinafter called "Owner", and _____________, of ____________, hereinafter called "Hirer".


The boat which the Owner agrees to hire out is:

[Full description]

Owner represents that to the best of his knowledge and belief that said boat (and motor, if any) is free from any known faults or deficiencies which would affect safe and reliable operation under normal and prudent usage.

Owner further represents that all required lifesaving and safety equipment are aboard the boat and in good order and condition at the time of delivery to the Hirer.


Owner agrees to hire the above described boat (and motor) to Hirer for a period of _________, beginning at __ a.m. on ______________ and ending at __ p.m. on __________.


Hirer further agrees (a) that the hired boat shall not be used to carry passengers or property for hire; (b) that the hired boat shall not be used to carry passengers or property in excess of the rated capacity of the boat; (c) not to use the boat to tow or propel any other boat, barge or thing without the owner's written permission; (d) not to use the boat (or motor) in any race or competition; (e) not to use the boat (or motor) for any illegal purpose; (f) not to operate the boat (or motor) in a negligent matter; (g) not to operate the boat (or motor) outside the area of use designated in this Agreement; (h) not to permit the boat (or motor) to be operated by any other person without written permission of the Owner; and (i) not to remove the motor from the boat for any use whatsoever.


Hirer hereby agrees that he shall fully indemnify Owner for excess shall be returned to Hirer.


Hirer hereby agrees to return the boat, motor and equipment to Owner at his address stated above or such other address that the Owner shall so state no later than ________.


This Agreement shall include hiring of Owner's boat trailer for transportation of the hired boat/motor/equipment during the term of this Agreement, and such use shall be subject to the general conditions and limitations of this Agreement.