Pontoon Rental FAQs

    • You must be 26 years old with a valid driver’s license
    • All drivers are required to have experience relevant to the area, and conditions they will be operating in.
    • Proof of N.A.S.B.L.A. or equivalent boater’s safety course.
    • Major Credit card on file for payment, fuel, and/or damages.

Our Starcraft SLS3 tritoons fit up to 12 people.

Photo ID and valid Boater’s Safety Certificate for all operators

Rental can be canceled for ANY REASON (with a full refund) 48 hours or more of ahead of scheduled pick-up time. Call 804-776-9211 for cancellations. Nortons is not responsible for weather-related cancellations with the 48 hour window.

Our boats can be used anywhere up the Rappahannock River and up through the Piankatank. For safety, boating is not permitted in the Chesapeake Bay.

The rental price does not include gas. We have a gas dock here at our homebase in Deltaville and will fill you up on your return.

Yes, a cooler is not provided.

Each Starcraft SLS3 tritoon comes with all safety gear including 12 adult life jackets. If you are enjoying your boat with children, you are responsible for providing the correct USCG-approved life jacket for infants or youth.

No, fishing lures can damage the boat. Please refrain from fishing.

The legal limit to operate a boat in Virginia is .08% BAC. The driver is responsible for the boat and all parties onboard and can face stiff penalties including fines, jail time, loss of drivers license etc. Please ensure you are safe and following the rules.

  • You are solely responsible for any and all damages of all equipment while it is in your possession.
  • Inspecting the equipment is your responsibility before leaving.
  • Norton Yachts encourages you to take photos before leaving the dock with our attendant. Point out any damage you see prior to leaving for peace of mind upon your return. If there is damage to the body of the boat, a flat $500 fee will be charged to the credit card on file.

While we do allow multi-day rentals, our insurance is void after dark. Please do not operate the boat after dark.

*Note: daily rentals will need to be returned to the dock by 6 PM. A late fee of $25 will apply for every 15 minutes late.