FAQs - Power Up Watersports
You must arrive 1 hour early to take a boater's safety test if you were born after 1/1/1988 and please arrive 30 minutes early for all reservations.

FAQs

Where are you located?

We are located at Adventure Marina on Okaloosa Island. Our physicaladdress is 1201 Miracle Strip Parkway SE Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

How far are you from Crab Island?

We are approximately a 15-20 minuteboat ride to Crab Island and a 10 -15 Jet ski ride.

How fast do your boats go?

Pontoons aren’t built for speed and we have to keep smaller motors for the rentals. Our 60HP motors run approximately 15 -18 MPH & our 90HP run approximately 18 -22 MPH. Outside factors affect this such as how many people you have on the people, how much equipment you’re carrying, ect……

How far in advance do I need to make a reservation?

If you’re looking for a holiday reservation then we suggest at least 4 weeks prior. Non-holiday dates should be made 24 to 48 hours prior.

How old do I have to be to take the boating test?

If you are born on or after January 1, 1988, you are required by Florida State Law to hold a boater’s safety card to rent a vessel. This test can be taken here: Boater’s Online Course 

How long is my boater’s test good for?

Your Florida Boater’s Safety test is good for 90 days. 

What do I need to bring with me to check in?

You’ll need to bring a valid ID, form of payment (All major credit cards are accepted, debit cards, or cash) and your boater’s safety certificate (if you are born on or after January 1, 1988).  We will accept a picture of your boater’s safety certificate on your phone.

How old do you have to be to operate a jet ski?

Power Up Watersports requires you to be 18 to rent and 16 to operate a jet ski.  Passengers must weigh at least 30 lbs.

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