Frequently Asked Carefree Boat Club Questions

What Size Boats Will I Have Access To?

Unlimited usage of all boats 20’ to 24’ is included in the membership. You will have access to a first-class fleet of brand new Cruisers, Water Sport boats, and Fishing boats. We encourage you to stop by anytime to see the quality of our boats firsthand.

Is There a Limit to How Many Times I Can Boat per Year?

No. Members have Unlimited access to boats. Boat as much as you like.

How Do I Reserve a Boat?

Reservations can be made online up to 6 months in advance by logging in to RESNET, our proprietary online reservation system, from any computer or mobile device.  You can also call our dock staff up to 48 hours before you wish to boat to see if there is a vessel available.

Will I Get Any Boat Training?

Yes. Members receive free, unlimited “On the Water” training with our Captain. Training covers navigation, docking, anchoring, and safety. We specialize in helping members with no experience become comfortable and confident boaters.

How Many Reservations Can I Have at One Time?

The number of reservations that you can have is based on the type of membership that you purchased. Once a reservation is used a new one may be made, also known as rolling reservations. 

How Many Locations Can I Boat From?

Along with Isle of Hope, Members may also reserve boats at over 75 Carefree Boat Club locations across the country — all included in the membership. New locations are constantly being added. Check our locations page for updates to the list of cities with Carefree Boat Clubs.

Do You Have Full-Time Dock Staff?

YES. Our valet dock staff rolls out the red carpet for our members, helping you load yourselves and your gear onto the boats, answering any questions, and providing you with local boating tips. Upon return, we help you off the boats and back out to your car. Leave the cleaning for us. Boating doesn’t get any easier than this.

Is Insurance Included with Membership?

YES. Insurance is included. CBC maintains insurance that covers vessels, members, and guests.

Will My Dues Increase Year to Year?

The dues amount is locked in for the term of membership. Dues are billed monthly or annually.

What Do I Pay for When I Boat Each Time?

You only pay for the fuel you consume.

Can Non-Members Rent Your Boats?

No. We have a private fleet of new boats for the exclusive use of our members, and our boats are never for rent. Carefree Boat Club prides itself on both the quality and excellent condition of our fleet, as well as maximizing boat availability for our members.