Terms & Conditions
TheBassTaxi Bass Boat Rentals
The following Terms & Conditions are included in the LEASE AGREEMENT that must be signed at the
time that you rent from TheBassTaxi .
The LESSEE acknowledges he/she has carefully examined the vessel and finds it suitable for the
purpose for which it is leased, and that other accessory equipment is in suitable and acceptable condition;
that he/she will maintain both craft and equipment in a safe, dependable condition while in his/her
Cash bond deposit (as provided in the statement of charges) shall be retained by the LESSOR as partial
compensation for failing to return said rental craft in as good condition, ordinary wear and tear excluded,
as when received, for reimbursement of articles damaged, missing or broken, or to be applied to the
rental charges upon return of the craft by LESSEE. LESSEE agrees and understands that in the event
that damage or loss is incurred on any TheBassTaxi or equipment rental by LESSEE, TheBassTaxi will
retain the damage deposit LESSEE understands and authorizes TheBassTaxi to force funds from the
securitydeposit held on cc#________________________________exp.________(credit card
authorization, cash or check) LESSEE agrees not dispute or charge back any charges for damages,
missing or broken articles to TheBassTaxi's equipment.
LESSEE agrees not to use, nor permit the use:
a. of the rental craft for any unlawful purpose;
b. of the rental craft in a careless or negligent manner;
c. of the rental craft while under the influence of liquor and/ or narcotics or ANY mind altering chemical;
by any other person not the signatory of this agreement, or not equally qualified.
LESSE acknowledges his/her responsibility for the safe and proper operation of the craft; and for the
safety and welfare of other boaters and persons. No other person other than myself Ewill operate the
equipment. I further agree that in the event that said equipment is operated by any other person or
persons other then myself I will assume full responsibility for any and all bodily injury and/or property
damage and TheBassTaxi will be absolved and held harmless of any and all liability and/or property
damage as a result of non-compliance by myself on respect to all of the aforementioned.
It is AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD BY LESSEE that LESSOR shall not be held liable for damages,
inconvenience or time lost caused by accident, breakdown or malfunction of the rental craft. LESSEE
FURTHER AGREES to indemnify and hold harmless the LESSOR from, and against any and all claims
for loss of or damage to property or injury to persons (including death) resulting through the use,
operation or possession of said rental craft. LESSEE further agrees to hold the LESSOR harmless should
loss or damages occur to any of the LESSEE'S personal property while carried in, or on, the rental craft,
including loss or damage caused by fire, water, theft or any cause whatsoever.
expressly agrees to indemnify and hold LESSOR harmless of, from, and against any and all loss, costs,
damages, attorney fees and/or liability in connection with the enforcing of the foregoing rental contract by
LESSOR, including expenses incurred in collection or attempting to collect delinquent rent and in the
event of suit by LESSOR to recover possession of said rental property and/or to enforce any of terms,
conditions and/or provisions hereof. It is understood and agreed that Venue of any action here under shall
be in the county of the LESSOR.
In the event that LESSOR must file suit to collect for any damages to rental craft, losses incurred or
collect for down time resulting from damaged craft, LESSEE will be held responsible for all LESSOR's
LESSEE WILL ACCEPT THE LIABILITY FOR ALL LOST REVENUE LOST DUE TO CANCELLED
RESERVATIONS DURING THE TIME REQUIRED TO COMPLETE REPAIRS ON DAMAGED CRAFTS
In the event of malfunctions, breakdown, or if any defect is discovered after acceptance of the rental craft
that LESSEE will immediately report same to LESSOR. CONTINUED USE OF IT SHALL BE ENTIRELY
AT THE LESSEE'S RISK AND THUS LESSEE ASSUMES ALL LIABILITIES OF INJURY AND DAMAGE
TO ALL PERSONS AND PROPERTY THAT MAY BECOME INVOLVED BY ITS CONTINUED USE.
LESSOR'S ability to provide a rental craft, if reserved is CONTINGENT upon and subject to the return of
the unit by the previous LESSEE or any other cause beyond LESSOR'S control.
The rules and regulations contained herein and as posted in the office, on the craft, and/or the grounds by
the LESSOR are for the safety and welfare of all who use the facilities. The LESSEE certifies that he/she
has read and understands said rules and regulations, and further assumes the responsibility to see that
his/her family and/or guest(s) will obey the rules.
All LESSEES MUST READ THE SAFE BOATING HINTS FOR PERSONAL WATERCRAFT
PUBLISHED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF BOATING AND WATERWAYS in
the presence of a BassTaxi representative. Upon completion of reading this pamphlet LESSEE must
initial that he/she has read and understood all safety and operational instructions found within the
pamphlet. If the LESSEE is unable to read or understand any part of the pamphlet he/she will be
prohibited to rent any equipment/crafts from TheBassTaxi..
All damages will be settled upon return of the rental craft. Upon return of crafts, if there is any damage
LESSEE will pay either using deposit or will pay using cash/check. IF DAMAGE EXCEEDS DEPOSIT
THE LESSEE IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL DAMAGES TO CRAFT OR EQUIPMENT.
TheBassTaxi is the only party who will authorize repairs. TheBassTaxi reserves the right to have
damages repaired by whomever they deem acceptable and capable. LESSEE waives the right to dispute
who performs repairs.
Should any term or condition of this Rental Agreement be held void or unenforceable, than that term shall
be deemed severed from this Agreement and the enforceability of the remainder shall not be affected and
will remain in full force and effect.
RESCUE FEE Minimum Charge: $85 first 30 min. $125 per hour thereafter. Plus gas charge for rescue
craft. ABSOLUTELY NO CASH REFUNDS!
TheBassTaxi will issue a credit towards future rentals if damage or problems with watercraft prove to be t
he fault of TheBassTaxi. After a thorough inspection of said craft from an TheBassTaxi representative,
a credit slip will be issued to LESSEE, and will only be redeemable for a future rental with TheBassTaxi.
TheBassTaxi will not be held responsible or liable for any problems related with altitude or elevation.
LESSEE rents all crafts at their own risk. All watercraft are to be returned clean, or a $150.00 cleaning
fee will be collected from deposit. All water craft and boats are to be returned with the same or equal
amount of Gasoline with which the crafts departed from TheBassTaxi. A $20.00 service charge and a
$6.00 per gallon charge will be implemented to compensate for missing fuel or gasoline. All crafts will be
thoroughly inspected upon departure and return to insure optimum quality control