Here at Winter Haven Watersports, we want to ensure a fun and memorable experience! In order to do this we need YOUR help.  The following are some things that can help you save time upon your arrival to WHWS as well as Requirements to hit the water in one of our rentals

The Law requires

anyone born

after January 1,1988

must take the Safe Boaters course.

There are 3 options for this:


1. Take the Safe Boater Renter Course, which is valid for 90 days and only takes 30-40 min. Take Test until you Pass

 Cost $10

2. Take the Lifetime Safe Boater Course, which takes 4-5 hours. Valid for lifetime. Cost FREE

3. The state of Florida also makes a  $3.00 only option available to you, which is administered via a paper test at the rental agent or through an online exam (with no study guide). If you choose the exam-only option and fail, you will have to re-register and pay to take the exam again

Winter Haven Watersports Rules and Renter Responsibility 



Name on the rental booking is responsible for any damages of WHWS equipment as well as any other property damage caused to other private property.


Additional insurance is available for WHWS equipment.


$2500 fine for hitting any of the jumps on the lake


$10 late fee for every 5 min after the 1st 5 min of said rental time

****************Important Information********************

If you were born after January 1st, 1988 you are required to complete the Florida Safe Boating Test. There is no cost for this 4-6 hour course which is good for a lifetime.


Or you may take the Florida Boat Rental Test There is a charge for this 30 to 60 minute process that will allow you to rent a boat or PWC for up to 90 days

(863) 293-2753

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1006 Lake Howard Drive SW Winter Haven, FL 33880, USA

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