Tybee Jet Ski & Watersports

FAQ / REQUIREMENTS

FAQ / REQUIREMENTS 

Requirements

Must be a minimum of 16 years of age to drive, 18 years of age to rent and age 5 & up may be a passenger. Georgia Law requires every driver to watch a safety video and safety training before departure.  All passenger must ride behind driver, Yes — this include young kids.

Zero tolerance for drug or alcohol for all participants. This means anyone who is under the influence of DRUGS or ALCOHOL, or SUSPECTED OR BELIEVED to be under the influence of  DRUGS or ALCOHOL will not be allowed to participate and no refund for scheduled activity.

Valid government ID with picture & birth date required for all drivers.

Safety weight:  No individual cannot exceed 275 lbs.  This applies to both a single rider or double rider, again no one can exceed the safety weight of 275 lbs a person. A double/tandem jet ski cannot exceed a combined weight of  400 lbs for both rider ( two person on one Jet Ski).  All riders must be able to re-board jet ski without assistance. 

There is no coming in & out from the ride zone.  However, you may switch drivers on the same ski  on the water, if you are eligible to drive.  No switching from one jet ski to another jet ski due to the State Law 100 feet rule.

Requirements/Rules:

  • Lessor (s) participant is/are responsible for any and all damages, repairs. lost of service and labor costs.
  • All lessor(s), participant and passengers must sign a rental agreement, release of liability, and waiver forms. Tybee Jet Ski & Watersports reserve the right to deny service to persons not qualified or experienced enough for certain activities due to safety reasons.
  • All lessor (s) must have valid photo ID and a major credit card.
  • There is no coming in and out of ride zone to switch rider.

Disclaimer:

You will get wet! Guests may even fall off. Guest should be physically able to pull themselves back up on the jet ski. Our Jet Ski Guides will give a full briefing of the boundaries and requirements.

It is recommended that guests wear swimming attire .

***Note: Women who are pregnant may not participate. Participant with heart,lung or back problems may not participate. Anyone who have been drinking alcohol or under the influence of drugs may not participate*****

Guests should consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this ride is appropriate.  Participate with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions and/ or previous back or neck injury or any other medical condition should take particular caution when selecting this activity.  Guests who have concerns should consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.

FAQ

Frequent asked questions ( FAQ)

FAQ1. What are the age requirements to rent, drive or ride a jet ski?
answer. You must be 16 year of age or older with a picture ID to drive, 18 years or older to rent and  age 5 & up may ride. Photo ID must have picture and birth date to verify age.  Almost 16 years of age is not qualified!!!!!!!!!!!.!!!!!!!  16 years of age of older is the law.

A boater permit is not necessary.  Everyone will watch a safety video and again, you must be 16 years or older even if you have a boater permit from another state to operate a Jet Ski.

FAQ2. Can I jump off the jet ski and swim?
answer. No, you cannot jump off the jet ski and swim in the riding area. Insurance does not allow anyone to jump off and swim, also for your safety you are not allowed to swim in the area, due to other jet skis that may run you over if you jump off your jet ski.

FAQ3. Can we come back to the dock to switch riders?

answer.  There is no coming in & out from the ride zone.  However, you may switch drivers on the same ski  on the water, if you are eligible to drive.  No switching from one jet ski to another jet ski due to the State Law 100 feet rule.

Note: Reservation and Cancellation Policy

FAQ4. What is the reservation and cancellation Policy?
answer. All reservations and sales are considered final and are non-refundable unless the Company has to cancel the reservation. Unfortunately, this includes arriving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, suspected or believed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, arriving late, exceeding the weight limit, forgetting your ID, no shows, personal emergencies or personal mishaps.  

If Company has to cancel  the reservation due to inclement weather you may reschedule or receive a refund.  Weather cancellations are determined only by the Company!!!.  Weather must be inclement at our location at your specific scheduled time.  

FAQ5. Do you provide instruction on how to kayak or jet ski?
answer. Yes, we provide instructions for both kayaking and jet skiing. No experience is required. Our company policy requires trained activity coordinators to provide safety instructions and training to everyone regardless of their experience.

FAQ6. How many people can ride on one jet ski?
answer. Our policy is two people max per jet ski.  Remember there is a safety weight of 275 lbs a person.  No individual can exceed this safety weight limit.  Regardless,  if you are on a double/ tandem Jet Ski.

FAQ7. What type of kayaks do your company use?
answer. We have sit-on-top Ocean Kayaks. We provide seats, paddles, life vests and paddle instructions with all adventures and tours.

FAQ8. Do you have life vests for pets?
answer. Yes, of course we have life vest for our four legged friends in all sizes, that are free for usage during the adventures or tours. We also have pets life vests for sale, if you want to take one home with you!!!

FAQ9. What major credit cards do you accept?

answer.  We accept all major credit card.

FAQ10. Do you allowed privates kayak to load at your dock?

answer.  No!!!! Private kayaks are not allowed to load or dock at our location.  Marina policies does not allow it for liability reasons, in additions we only have limited space for our kayaks and jet ski on the dock.