How many people fit on each Duffy Boat?
10 people fit comfortably on each boat and are the maximum amount of people allowed. Children and Adults count as the same.
Is the boat easy to drive?
The boat is as easy as driving a golf cart and goes 5mph. We provide a detailed map of Tampa Bay and go over how to drive the boat and where to go on the map before you depart.
How old do you have to be?
You have to be 21 years old to drive a Duffy Boat Rental from Simple Sailing Charters.
Do you provide life jackets?
Yes, we provide life jackets for all ages. Yes, we provide life jackets for all those on board. Children 12 and under are required by law to wear a life jacket while on board. Children must be 30 lbs or above to be on board the boat. All adult life jackets are located underneath the seats.
Is there music on the boat?
We have an ipod input, cd player and radio on board. You are welcome to bring your ipod, iphone and cd's. We provide the auxiliary cord.
Where do we park?
The St. Petersburg Municipal Marina provides public parking.
What time should I show up to my reservation?
We recommend arriving 20 minutes before your scheduled rental time - this allows time to park, check-in and receive instructions for use of the boat.
What can I bring with me?
You are welcome to bring any food or beverage. The boats are equipped with small coolers, or you are welcome to bring your own cooler. Ice is available at the Marina Store.
Will my kids have fun?
Absolutely! Duffy Boats is a kid friendly environment. There is a lot to see in Tampa Bay, from the sea life to the Coast Guard ships!
What is the cancellation policy?
We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. You must cancel prior to that otherwise you are charged in full. For multiple boat parties, we have a 7-day cancellation policy.