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Week long jet ski rentals

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Week long jet ski rentals

Im going to be travelling from central NJ to Lake George for a 10 day stay at a camping ground. I've previously seen people bring thier jetskis for the duration of their stay at this camping ground, but i'm not looking to purchase a new or used jetski just for 10 days in the summer. Does anyone know of a place around Lake George or in the NY, PA, or NJ area where I can stop in, pick up the jetski(it would be nice if they provided a trailer for transportation; if not i can rent my own from an equipment store), bring it to my camping ground to use for the duration of my stay and return after. I found 2 places like this, one being in Washington and another in Colorado so that doesnt exactly help. The place in Washington is http://actionrentals.net/jetskis.htm so you can see what exactly im looking for. If you dont know of a place like this then the next best thing would be day rentals from stores on Lake George. Also, if you know of a jet ski law in NY that im not aware of that prohibits this type of transaction then please bring that to my attention because I've been searching for a while with no luck and frankly I thought there would be plenty of places in NY where i could rent a jetski for a week or more. Lastly, this is my first time using this forum(or any forum) so if you know of a better place to post this question whether it's on a different website or another section within this one, please let me know. Also I am open to renting a jet ski from someone rather than a business, so if you know a friend in NY or NJ who has a jet ski and would be interested in renting it out for a week and a half that would also be useful.

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1. Re: Week long jet ski rentals

If you are 14 years of age or older you must have a boating safety certificate. If you are a New York resident you will need to have a NYS boating safety certificate; if you are from out of state New York recognizes the boating safety certificate issued by your home state.

Renting a jetski on Lake George is an escorted arrangement - you rent a jetski for an hour or so and you are brought out on the lake with an operator from the rental company - which is not what you want obviously.

Lake George has very strict rules for use of a jetski as well. Even if you can rent one in NJ or borrow one from a friend your use of the jetski on the lake may not be allowed.

Also any water vessel brought into the lake must be inspected for invasive species and cleaned first - another potential limitation to renting elsewhere and coming to LG http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92687.html

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2. Re: Week long jet ski rentals

Thank you..since you seem to know a lot about this, do you know of a vacation spot on the east coast where this type of arrangement would be more plausible?

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3. Re: Week long jet ski rentals

Sorry not a clue for that. I know about LG jetski rules as I have a jetski and I have the proper licensing as does each family member

You can rent a boat without a license and drive that around the lake - a boat is much more comfortable anyway and much more practical. Having used a jetski on the lake, and as I said we own one, the novelty wears off quite quickly

Lake George is a spectacular location and worthy of a visit - lack of a jetski would not deter me from visiting

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