FAQ

Answers to our most commonly asked questions

How big are the boats?

185 Bayliner 4.3 litre MercCruiser   190 HP

How many people will they hold?

The ski boats hold up to seven people. The pontoon boat holds up to 12 people.

Will the boat pull a tube, boarder or skier?

Yes, however you will want to reduce the number of people in the boat if you are towing.

Can we take the boat to another lake?

No, the boat must be returned to the marina before 6:00 pm nightly.

Can I keep the boat over night?

No, the boat must be returned to the marina before 6:00 pm nightly.

Do you need an operator’s license to drive a boat or SeaDoo?

Not at this time. We will give you an on  dock orientation designed by the Coast Guard on driving the boat or SeaDoo which will act as your operator’s license for the duration of the rental.

How old do you have to be to drive a boat or SeaDoo?

You must be age of minority and in British Columbia that is 19 years old.

What requirements are there to rent a boat or SeaDoo?

We require a $1000 damage deposit per machine which can per authorized on a MasterCard or Visa or cash. All damage deposits are gladly refunded upon the safe return of the rented unit in the same condition it was taken.

Can we rent a tube with a SeaDoo?

For safety reasons, we cannot rent a tube with a SeaDoo.

How early in the morning can I get the fishing boat?

We open at 10:00 am.

Do you have any overnight moorage?

Our overnight moorage is limited. Please contact us at the marina at
250-342-9626 to enquire and reserve.

I haven’t driven a SeaDoo before, is it difficult?

Safety is a priority at Pete’s Marina and we like to make sure you are comfortable when you take the helm. Our friendly staff will provide dockside instruction so that you are ready to head out on the lake.

Do I need to bring life vests?

Each boat is equipped with life vests (personal flotation devices, or PFDs) and all required boat safety features.

What about fishing?

We have a great fishing boat rental available. Tackle is available at Home Hardware at the Invermere Crossroads. Fishing licenses are available at the Government office in town.

How many people does the fishing boat hold?

The fishing boat holds four people

Can you store my boat?

Our safe, secure storage facility is the perfect place to store your boat when it is not in use. Details.

How do I learn more about your services?

Call the service department at (250)342-9625 for repairs, storage, or to speak to the owners. If you are inquiring about boat or seadoo rentals or overnight moorage please call the marina at (250)342-9626

How do I book an adventure?

Just call us at 250-342-9626. The staff will be able to answer all your questions and reserve the watercraft for you.